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The Griswold Inn Store ~ Goods & Curiosities, features an eclectic mix of products inspired by the Inn and New England - from their Early American and maritime heritage to Connecticut lifestyle and entertaining today.  Items include creatively-branded 'Gris' merchandise; hand-crafted and Connecticut-made products; limited edition prints of The Griswold Inn's renowned art collection; home goods, select books, unique toys, artisan jewelry, specialty foods...traditional, whimsical, and contemporary ~ Goods & Curiosities.  The Store's displays and assorted collection of interesting goods are continually changing, promising a pleasant discovery with each visit. We are located at 47 Main Street, directly across the street from the Main Inn.

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April 2014 - Poetry Month

Writing Implements

We LOVE our books around here and we have an absolutely WONDERFUL selection! Originally stocked for our Inn guests, we have expanded our collection as demand has grown for our eclectic offerings! To view our latest Recommended Reads by avid Gris readers click here! Of course there's a lot more in store!

 A Century of Restaurants Cover Image A Century of Restaurants - The Griswold Inn

Author Rick Browne - creator, culinarian, traveler, historian...the list goes on - has just released this comprehensive new book celebrating our nation's oldest and most venerable restaurants. It is at once a history book, cookbook, and travelogue. The Griswold Inn is proud to be in the company of 99 other distinguished establishments.

"Gris Goods" are available for purchase on line!

1814 Tavern Night

Tavern Night in the atmospheric 'Gris" will feature an evening of Sea Shanties by The Jovial Crew. The spirited “Crew” sings and plays melodies of the sea, tavern and shore. Enjoy 1814 inspired libations while served by costumed wait staff. See Gris Events Calendar for more or call 860.767.1776.

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A Musical Evening 1814 Style May 9

Musicians Morneault and Spencer bring The Griswold Inn's 1801 Tap Room to life with music of the era. A capella harmonies and other arrangements with a variety of instruments including mandolin, guitar and banjo, will bring the atmospheric Tap Room back two centuries. Costumed wait staff as well as British "soldiers" and local "militia" add to the authenticity.

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1814 Candlelight Supper May 9

Savor a culinary experience inspired by the food and drink of the early 19th century. A special menu featuring popular foods of the day will be offered in addition to a complete menu of seasonal fare and ‘Gris’ classics. While served by costumed wait staff, enjoy period classical music performed by an accomplished trio playing the cello, viola, and violin. Reservations recommended, 860.767.1776.

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Free Art Tour & Talk May 4

The Griswold Inn's museum-quality collection of nautical prints, paintings and ephemera will be the subject of a free tour and talk on Sunday, May 4th at 5:00 pm. Reservations are required, 860.767.1776.

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The Store is located at 47 Main Street, directly across from the Main Inn.

Winter/Spring Hours: Thursdays through Saturdays, 10-6, Sundays and Mondays, 11-5. Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment, 860.767.0210.

May 15 through December 31, open seven days a week. Monday through Saturday, 10-6, Sunday, 11-5. Saturdays in December until 8:00 p.m.

Extended hours for special events and during holiday season.

Contact Information:  860.767.0210,