Sleep Inn & Suites
5 King Arthur
Niantic, CT 06357-1212
Phone: (860) 739-1994
Fax: (860) 691-0119
Charlies Place Restaurant & Lounge is a family-favorite with a delicious collection of diner dishes and great New England seafood available at great prices. Enjoy Greek and Italian delights as well as hot lobster rolls and fish and chips. This diner is conveniently located off Interstate 95 and close to Rocky Neck State Park.
The Black Sheep in Niantic is one of the region's best authentic Irish pubs, serving up Irish cuisine and draft beers. The menu includes a variety of meals for any palate, from seafood to burgers. For draft beers, there's Guinness, Harp, Boddingtons, Old Speckled Hen and much more. One of the items that you must try is the Irish Chocolate Cake (cocoa and coffee sponge cake with sieved potato and topped with Bailey's ganache); why not have something unique? When it's time for Champions League and World Cup matches, The Black Sheep is your best bet for complete soccer coverage. On the premise is also the Prescription Room, an area dedicated to small, private parties.
Every visitor to Louie's Bar & Grille raves about the lobster bisque. Why shouldn't they? It's not just any bisque, but a thick soup filled with huge chunks of lobster meat. This bar and restaurant in New London serves some of the best bar food in the state with a heavy emphasis on seafood.
Mr. G's in New London is a throwback to classic, dive sports bars of yore. This is a neighborhood bar where you can get a great meal, toss back a few beers and watch the Patriots. The menu is enormous and encompasses everyone's favorite cuisines such as Greek, Italian and American. Most come for the plentiful grinders filled with Italian deli meats and huge pizzas. Everything is well-priced, making this s great place to go on a shoestring.
The Kream Martini Bar and Lounge on State Street in New London serves delicious food for lunch and dinner and boasts an impressive menu of drinks. Most some to Kream for the martinis; there are over 40 different martinis for you to choose from here. Originally a coffeehouse, Kream is now one of the city's hottest venues for local DJs and drinks until closing.
For a taste of the Isles, Hanafin's Public House on State Street in New London brings you all the authentic fare you love from across the pond. Dive into some Beef & Guinness Stew, Beans on Toast, Bangers & Mash and Corned Beef with potatoes. No worries though; you can get the classic Shepherd's Pie no matter what time of day it is. On weekends, come in for an Irish breakfast that includes black pudding and rashers. After hours, there are plenty of beers on draft, such as Guinness, Smithwick's, Shock Top and Murphy's. Stop on in for DRINKO, which is like BINGO only involving much more beer.
Located in Downtown New London, the Dutch Tavern on Green Street is a comfortable local sports bar that serves some serious retro beers. It's an old bar that has been open since 1933 and was a watering hole of playwright Eugene O'Neill. There are plenty of beers on tap, like Cottrell Old Yankee Ale, Brooklyn Lager, Guinness and Harpoon IPA. You can even get Schaefer in cans if you want to get that early 20th-century feel. The lunch menu is small, but heart with burgers (including veggie burgers!), soups, hot dogs and sandwiches. As noted on their website, "Baseball takes precedence" at this joint, but you can always expect the best games on the tube.
If you never thought an 18th-century tavern could possibly have an awesome outdoor tiki bar, you thought wrong. The Bulkeley House in New London is a lovingly-resort Colonial home that serves drinks and food to delight all ages. Dive into seafood, steaks, sandwiches and pastas in this historic New England tavern.
If you're a connoisseur of cheese and love to sample new flavors, Brie & Bleu, located at the scenic waterfront of New London is your poison. This prominent cheese market cum restaurant is home to a wide variety of cheese, spirits and charcuterie. Sit in a quaint corner of this exotic eatery and sample a delicious cheese platter as you sip on some white and take in the fabulous view. Go in for a goat cheese salad with crunchy vegetables followed by herbed roast meat. Complement it with a rich red wine and finish your meal with a mouthwatering chocolate cream dessert for a blissful experience. Put together an exotic cheese-platter for your soirée, or simply select a fine wine to go with some brie for an intimate picnic. You can rely on the knowledgeable and helpful staff to pick out the perfect cheese for any kind of event or cooking needs. Check website for more details.
O'Neill's Brass Rail is one of the only LGBTQ bars and cafes in New London County. It also serves food every day from noon to midnight and everything on the menu is less than USD8. O'Neill's gets big crowds on weekends, especially if there's a local DJ in-house, a karaoke night or a theme party. When the weather's pleasant, enjoy hanging out on the deck and watching the boats roll by. The club primarily caters gay men, and women are more than welcome.
Located in the Historic Waterfront District of Downtown New London, the Muddy River Cafe is a favorite local hangout for that caffeine pick-me-up. If you're not looking for that cup of coffee, try one of the delicious salads, sandwiches, pastries or soups. One of the best features of this little coffeehouse is the waterfront view of the Thames on the cafe's lovely terrace. When it's cold outside, saddle up to the fireplace with a good book and a warm drink.
The Galley Bar & Grill in New London is open early and closes late. What could be better? This little bar and restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. Dive in to your favorite New England foods, like lobster and clam chowder as well as hearty cheeseburgers on Texas Toast.