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Chestnut Grille

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100 Old Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Simply lovely!

We get together often in the Chestnut Lounge for intimate but casual chat and fantastic drinks! JACK, their bartender, is absolutely amazing and gracious. Owners and staff are a delight as well as the food and the atmosphere. No need for that stuffy suit and tie to enjoy The Inn!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We get together often in the Chestnut Lounge for intimate but casual chat and fantastic drinks! JACK, their bartender, is absolutely amazing and gracious. Owners and staff are a delight as well as the food and the atmosphere. No need for that stuffy suit and tie to enjoy The Inn!

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Northeast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Beautiful restored colonial home as a B&B plus restaurant and cocktail lounges with 2 fireplaces. Just charming on the Lieutenant River with outdoor spaces for cocktails or snacks.

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Mad River Valley, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We spent a winter evening in front of the fireplace dining with family. The food was very good with a very respectable wine, selected by my adult daughter. We have found some of the exterior porch tables could be a bit chilly. After all is said and done we are planing on returning

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New London, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

It was very comforting to feel a genuine "Welcome back" after being away from this restaurant for several months. I have my favorite haunts when I'm touring in Paris,France. The Chestnut Grill is always the premier place to dine once I'm back in the area. I've become friends with many chefs throughout the years. To be invited into their realm... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

The Chestnut Grille at the Bee & Thistle Inn in Old Lyme is in an historic home and inn. Beautiful rooms and grounds. The menu selections, food quality, presentation and service were all good - but not outstanding - and kind of pricey. But it is a good choice when in the Old Lyme area. Reservations are recommended on weekends.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 Old Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Lyme

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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