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GW Tavern

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20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794
860-868-6633
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 5
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food, nice atmosphere.

We stop at the GW several times a season. The food is always good and the waitstaff is always welcoming, pleasant and efficient. The atmosphere is relaxed and inviting. The building is charming. It is very old, with hardwood floors and the walls are hand painted with local rural scenes. In... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
gail s
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Woodbury, Connecticut
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English first
Westchester County, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great place for lunch! Large portions, tasty food and a huge menu. Also, interesting decor. Highly recommend.

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brunswick, maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This place is huge, tons of seats. Don't be put off if the parking lot looks full - there is additional parking and lots of seats left inside. We asked for a quiet seating and were shown to a large back room, which was nice and apparently a favorite of area seniors. Food and service were fine. The food is... More 

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Woodbury, Connecticut
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We stop at the GW several times a season. The food is always good and the waitstaff is always welcoming, pleasant and efficient. The atmosphere is relaxed and inviting. The building is charming. It is very old, with hardwood floors and the walls are hand painted with local rural scenes. In the winter you can dine by the fire in... More 

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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We happened up the GW while en route to visit some friends. the creek side setting and relaxed but tidy atmosphere was refreshing. the food was simple but well prepared and the wait staff was accommodating. drop by if you are in the area.

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Twin Lakes, WI
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A warm inn in the Connecticut countryside....great menu, impeccable service, well prepared food and a great place to share some easy conversation, away from the outside world. Love the place!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Visit this place about once per year for the past ten years, at least. Enjoy the bar and conversations with some of the interesting patrons, but food is just average, and priced accordingly.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Cozy country pub environment with roaring fire...they just changed their menu a bit...the fettucine with Mahi Mahi and pesto was phenomenal. Sticky Toffee Pudding for dessert is always amazing. Consistently good food and service.

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New Preston, CT
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I love the place and the employees. Good good but slightly higher in price than neighboring places this has been an old stsnby for years

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Manchester, Connecticut, United States
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I never even knew that this excellent restaurant existed until I read the most recent January e-newsletter from the CT Office of Tourism. One of the lists provided in the newsletter was for "Fireside Dining in Connecticut" and the very first place listed was the GW Tavern. I suggested to my boyfriend that we make a trip to Washington Depot... More 

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Woodbury
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Since my last review of GW Tavern, which was titled So Disappointing, we decided to give it another try. We were approached by John, the owner, at out table. He apologized for the poor experience we had had previously. Apology accepted. Excuses weren't what John was offering, just a better experience. It was definitely and we have been back again.... More 

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Additional Information about GW Tavern

Address: 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794
Phone Number: 860-868-6633
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Washington Depot
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Washington Depot
  • Phone Number: 860-868-6633

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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