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Kensington's

607 West Thames Street, Norwich Inn, Norwich, CT 06360
860 886 2401
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Ranked #17 of 96 Restaurants in Norwich
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Everything about Kensington's was delightful. The ambience was warm and relaxing. The menu selections were varied. The quality of the food was excellent and the presentation lovely.

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Wilton, CT
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

They had many gluten-free, vegetarian and locally sourced options and a nice wine list. It was very quiet mid-week with only a few diners. Staff was attentive and friendly.

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Prospect CT
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87 reviews 87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I had lunch as part of a day package at the spa. You wee able to choose an appetizer, an entree and a dessert as part of the package. The lobster roll truly was one of the best I have ever had. I had to use my ork to eat some of the lobster off in order to pick it... More

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pennsylvania
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91 reviews 91 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We appreciated the uniques flavors of our lunches My carrot ginger soup had hints of cardamon and something else.

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Top Contributor
179 reviews 179 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

we had an early dinner before a concert at MGM grand. The food choices were good; they list all the fat and caloric content so it makes you think about what you are eating. It was quiet, the service was excellent and food pretty good but not outstanding. THere was a wedding in the ballroom next door but noise wasn't... More

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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

My husband and I, having an unexpected overnight stay in the Norwich area, asked a couple of people where we should go for dinner and were told "the restaurant at the Norwich Inn and Spa." I read the dinner menu online, and made Friday reservations for 8 PM, with great expectations. Unfortunately, the only thing "great" about our dinner was... More

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New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The hostess had us wait a solid 7 minutes (yes, I timed it) while she took a complex, multi-person room service order before we were seated. The restaurant boasts a buffet, but the tables do not allow a clear walking path from the back room to the food, so it's a difficult zig-zag balancing act to your table. Food was... More

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Newington, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Service was fantastic. Dinner food was just ok. Very pricy. Breakfast great...!!! The staff there couldn't do enough for you... Water refilled instantly...

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Woolwich, Maine
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

We ate here while staying at the adjacent inn. We had a 6:30 reservation and were promptly seated. The restaurant itself is quite elegant and somewhat Victorian. After being seated, we were brought two rolls and the menus. We perused the menus and decided on a bottle of wine. Then we waited...and waited. I am not impatient by any means-if... More

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new york city
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Average, but too rich food. Tofu dish very disappointing. Terrible, obnoxious waiter, overly "friendly", intrusive into our conversations.

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