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Kensington's

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607 W Thames St, Norwich Inn, Norwich, CT 06360-7139
+1 860-886-2401
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91 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here for a normal dinner meal, and was completely unimpressed. However, I have now had Easter brunch and Thanksgiving Day here (due to family democracy :) ) and have been very impressed with those meals. For Thanksgiving, they had the standard turkey-stuffing spread, as well as a raw bar, pasta bar, enormous antipasto table, kids table and... More 

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Thank Mkb115
New Jersey
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was reasonably priced for great food and I loved the back room with the fireplace. We were too full for dessert but I bet they are wonderful!

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Thank Nikki H
Port Jefferson, New York
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If this restaurant was in my neighborhood, I would be eating there at least once a week. The ingredients were fresh, everything was delicious and well prepared and the service was great. I highly recommend the Filet Bleu! (Filet mignon) and the scallops appetizer was amazing!

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Thank Donna S
Patchogue, New York
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

The food and the staff are just wonderful and eager to please.They take care in every detail of every meal. We so enjoy our opportunities to eat there whenever we visit the hotel.

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Thank beper
United States
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We ate lunch in the restaurant. I had shrimp cocktail that was humongous and delicious.The restaurant was small but the service was friendly, and efficient.

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Thank Ladyb9212
East Rockaway, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

While I prefer eating at the more casual pub (also at the Inn), Kensington's does offer a more upscale atmosphere and good American food.

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Thank Kriste717
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181 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

At Kensington's we ordered a cauliflower starter and two entrees. Ultimately, only the entrees came. In the Waldorf wrap, the sweet potato fries were cut way too thin and you couldn't taste them at all. They were burned, tasteless and should not have been served to anyone. Try the nice pizzeria across the street. At least they don't serve burned... More 

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Connecticut
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136 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Came to the spa with my daughter for her birthday. When booking treatments, the reservation specialist recommended the day package which essentially provided a complimentary lunch. We arrived via the spa to the outside deck and had to find our way inside to the hostess which was not well marked. We waited several minutes and then 3 employees approached the... More 

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Norwich Connecticut
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

A friend of mine and I had lunch at Kensington during a spa day. The service was outstanding but the lobster salad was a bit pasty. The caprice salad I had to start was delicious. My friend had the scallop salad and she very much enjoyed hers. We will return but I will steer clear of the lobster salad.

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Thank Tigkit
Hartford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

Main restaurant for Norwich Inn and Spa. Great variety on menu. Nutrition info for offerings. Had breakfast as part of overnight package. Friend's omelet was good. Ordered Crabcake Benedict with request for dry scrambled egg instead of poached. Presentation not very appealing. Crab (was it a cake to begin with?) completely covered with eggs underdone for my taste. Hollandaise very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 607 W Thames St, Norwich Inn, Norwich, CT 06360-7139
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +1 860-886-2401

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?