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607 West Thames Street, Norwich Inn, Norwich, CT 06360
860 886 2401
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Pub

Great pub food while staying at The Spa at the Norwich Inn. It's a small pub and the drinks and food have always been good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Great pub food while staying at The Spa at the Norwich Inn. It's a small pub and the drinks and food have always been good.

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Orange, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We dined at Kensington's for lunch, which was included in our spa packages and the food, decor, and service was excellent. I highly recommend the burger and and of the salads. Avoid the lobster rolls. Cold and loaded with celery. Way too much celery. But my meal was excellent. My wife suffered through the lobster roll. I made up for... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Had a light lunch, really enjoyed the tuscan bean chili with truffles! The service is really friendly and the pub is cozy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My wife and I went out for our anniversary dinner here. The staff was very good and the atmosphere was very relaxing. The food was phenomenal and cooked perfectly!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We have lunched and dinned many times at Kensington's and had pleasant meals, but this year Mother's Day special was a disaster. Oysters have a very potent ( foul) smelling, the shrimps were soggy, the lobster bisque had so much flour that stuck the the spoon, the halibut was overcooked etc. the only thing that I could eat was the... More 

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Upstate New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Food was good and well prepared. Service was excellent. Very nice way to end the day after my spa treatments.

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Charlestown, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My wife and I ate out at Kensington's while staying at the Norwich Inn and Spa recently and it was just ok. My wife had the chicken pot pie which she said had a serious lack of seasoning. I got the Fra Diablo which was cooked fine but had zero spice. What actually made me write this review was my... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This restaurant used to be excellent. Not true now. Selection was limited, and not enough vegetables.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Breakfast is big..you get a lot of food, dinner was great, filet with cocoa was delish. Lunch was so so, potatoe salad had no flavor, short rib taco no meat, no flavor..

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

we are vegan and the staff was very accommodating and so was the menu! Our waiter went out of his way to make our experience pleasant!

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  • Address: 607 West Thames Street, Norwich Inn, Norwich, CT 06360
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: 860 886 2401

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