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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Saturday, December 20th ~ Our Annual Winter Solstice Celebration - We love a party! Our fifth annual solstice event at The Griswold Inn Store ~ Goods & Curiosities marks and celebrates the end of the darkest day of winter! Well almost! Yet more important, this open house from 4-8 is our way of expressing gratitude for your patronage throughout the year. Enjoy in-store specials and complimentary refreshments - bubbly and otherwise! Stop by for ten minutes or stay until closing - we're sure to have a festive celebration!  


We are fully stocked with wonderful merchandise for holiday decorating, entertaining and gift-giving - new items arrive every day!

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Nautical Blocks, beautifully crafted in basswood from Uncle Goose, make a wonderful whimsical gift for the yachtsman or woman!

Helmsman Pirate+Balance+Toy Man in Boat with Flag

We love these fanciful balance toys hand-forged from recycled metal. They can demonstrate simple laws of physics or sit on a mantle, shelf or tabletop and look cool

Sunflower - Spirit Tile - Da to Come Bubbly - Spirit Tile  Dragonfly - Spirit Tile

Spiritiles, and the positive sentiments they communicate, make a truly thoughtful gift! Created with molten glass on copper, these inspirational works of art are designed to be free-standing or used as a wall display. Words of wisdom collected from all over the world are incorporated with beautiful illustrations. And they're handmade in the USA! We have several different Spiritiles in store - here, just a few.

'Day to Come' ~ All of the flowers of all the tomorrows are held in the seeds of today.
'Bubbly' ~ May all your joys be real joys, and all your pains, champagne.
'Ascent' ~ I want to be improbable and beautiful and afraid of nothing as if I had wings.


 We represent the work of so many incredibly talented craftspeople in our Store and that of Laura Zindel is among the favorites! For all you collectors out there, we have many new designs from Zindel's latest collection!

Laura Zindel Rectangular Serving Dish Ferns  Laura Zindel Sauce Boat Coiled Wood Fern

Hops and Pheasant Table Runner - Laura Zindel

100% linen table runner - 19" x 72" printed with naturalist patterns. GORGEOUS!!!

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!

Yes, Chef  The Drunken Botanist  Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker

 To view our latest Recommended Reads by avid Gris readers click here! Of course there's a lot more in store!    


"Gris Goods" are available for purchase on line!

The Kokosingers Perform Jan 8

The Kenyon College Kokosingers, an a cappella men's group, make a return engagement to the Tap Room on January 8 from 6-8 pm. The talented and spirited "Kokes" have a repertoire that ranges from Barbershop to Beatles to current pop hits.

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New Year's Day Brunch

January 1, 2015! Ring in the New Year and enjoy the thrill of the hunt with a bountiful spread laid out buffet-style. The popular Hunt Breakfast, is available from 10am until 1:00 pm and reservations are recommended, 860.767.1776.

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New Year's Eve

Join us for a deliciously festive NYE celebration! Chef Gallagher has created an elegant prie-fixe menu and the popular Psychedelic 60's will have the 'Back Room' rockin' from 10:00 until 1:00. Come have dinner and party with us! Dinner seatings begin at 5:30 pm. Reservations, 860.767.1776.

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December Dining Festivities

Our month-long holiday celebration is underway! Enjoy the spirited festivities during our favorite month at the Gris! While served by costumed wait staff, the Royal Court Singers perform seasonal classics table-side. Eat, Drink and Be Merry! Reservations recommended, 860.767.1776.

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

May 15 through December 31, open seven days a week. Monday through Saturday, 10-6, Sunday, 11-5. Extended hours for special events and during holiday season.

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

Contact Information:  860.767.0210,