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Fife 'n Drum Restaurant

53 N Main St, Rte. 7, Kent, CT 06757-1515
+1 860-927-3509
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“duck” (29 reviews)
“caesar salad” (19 reviews)
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American, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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53 N Main St, Rte. 7, Kent, CT 06757-1515
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch, 3 dinners, dessert and a night cap there while in Kent. No matter what we ordered, or when we ordered it, the food was delicious and the service was excellent. We kept going back again and again. The Fife and Drum as...More

Thank Eydie A
George P, Guest Relations Manager at Fife 'n Drum Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Eydie A, Wow - those are very kind words you wrote about the Fife 'n Drum! Thank you very much for taking the time to write & post your review. We look forward to seeing you again when you are next in beautiful Kent,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing!! The service was wonderful! The atmosphere was perfect. Highly recommend if you want delicious real food!

Thank Tana P
George P, Guest Relations Manager at Fife 'n Drum Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Tana. We appreciate your review, and look forward to having you back with us in Kent again!

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We eat here every time we visit Kent and it’s a treat. The atmosphere is cozy- the lights are dimmed, white tablecloths, pewter on the table, grand piano. The menu is extensive and there are always nightly specials. We love the artichoke dip, Caesar salad...More

Thank Liesl T
George P, Guest Relations Manager at Fife 'n Drum Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you, Liesl T. We greatly appreciate your business - and your return business!

Reviewed 22 September 2018

Went here for lunch on a Saturday. We took a few minutes to order. After fifty minutes we had not received our lunches. Although we were in no hurry this was a long time. No one had appeared at out table since taking our orders....More

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George P, Guest Relations Manager at Fife 'n Drum Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear cttrraveler67: Let me start by offering our apologies for not responding sooner to your review sooner. We fully understand how bad your experience must have been. Our only excuse - we were simply under-staffed in our ability to support all of our "walk-in" business...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

Lived in CT all our lives and always wanted to try Fife and Drum. Finally in the Kent CT area and we stopped for dinner on Sept 9, 2018. We stood by the door no one noticed us. We walked into the bar area, no...More

Thank Lucinda R
George P, Guest Relations Manager at Fife 'n Drum Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear Lucinda: Our apologies for not responding sooner to your review, and for the thoroughly unacceptable behavior of our waiter. While there can be occasional language misunderstandings between staff and customers at any restaurant, that has certainly never been the norm at the Fife. Our...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018

Our friends had told us they like to eat there. Since our favorite place in Millbrook, NY Cafe le Baux was closed (where one always has an incredible meal), we decided to try Fife and Drum. We never should have stayed when I saw the...More

Thank capiesa
George P, Guest Relations Manager at Fife 'n Drum Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear capiesa - Wow ... being in business for 45 years means that we need "big shoulders" to accept a review like yours (as well as being more responsive in monitoring our Yelp & TripAdvisor pages.!) Please accept our sincere apologies for your meal. Especially...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

We came on a Friday night and the place was poppin'. Every table taken. A trio of older gents played live music mostly of the 1960s and 70s and they were great -- great choice of songs and excellent musicianship of guitars and keyboard. The...More

Thank Janice_Rossi
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

I'm a food curmudgeon and when i saw the decor and waiters in uniforms i was expecting a family restaurant overpriced mediocrity- but i was very wrong. Everything was finest fresh ingredients and expertly prepared. perhaps the best rainbow trout i have ever had. Wonderful...More

Thank Gilhoop S
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Such a wide variety of dishes available, there is sure to be something to please everyone in your party! Wonderful customer service. Highly recommended!

Thank mathstudent245
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The decor was nice and warm and inviting. The food was well prepared and presented but not inventive. Wine selection was minimal. The pianist was great and could have been a remarkable night were we not so close to him. It was too loud to...More

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Response from Elissa P | Property representative |
We are in the process of getting a patio. Hopefully with in 2 weeks. I would imagine pets are allowed on it. Hope to see you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 N Main St, Rte. 7, Kent, CT 06757-1515
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Kent
  • Phone Number: +1 860-927-3509
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