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“Great place for a wedding rehearsal dinner!”
Review of The Perfect Wife - CLOSED

The Perfect Wife
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: ** PERMANENTLY CLOSED** Amy's creative approach to combining ingredients results in an intriguing and delicious menu. Enjoy a memorable fine dining experience while relaxing in our rustic cobblestone walled restaurant and greenhouse garden room. Our broad wine list and extensive selection of spirits will provide just the right accompaniment for your meal. And as a reward for eating all your veggies, you should treat yourself to a delicious homemade dessert. Afterwards, feel free to stop in at our spirited local tavern for an after dinner drink or a game of darts, with live music in the tavern on most Friday evenings.
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I had my wedding rehearsal dinner (40 ppl) at the Perfect Wife, and it was a splendid evening. The private dining space is in the walk-out basement, and it is cozy and comfortable. Andrea, the events manager, was great to work with, helping me put together a family-style dinner and even coordinating menus and flowers for me. In the lead up to the wedding, I was super stressed about all kinds of things, but I did not feel like I had to worry one bit about the Perfect Wife.

On the day of, we had a few extra guests show up that didn’t RSVP. The waitstaff was surprised of course, but they were such champs about accommodating the extras and setting up new tables. The food was delicious and abundant (my favorite was the Howling Wolf Special). Tom, our manager on the day of, was super organized and enthusiastic, and all of the waitstaff that day helped make our evening simply perfect.

Afterwards, we moved our party upstairs to the bar, where other wedding guests joined us. It worked out perfectly, and I highly recommend The Perfect Wife to all you wedding-planning brides and grooms out there! Reasonably priced, unpretentious, and delicious.

Thank Jenn A
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

The Tavern at the Perfect Wife is a really fantastic restaurant and bar. We have been going there for years, and are always very impressed with the food , service and atmosphere. We particularly enjoy Friday nights when they have live music. The manager Tom, and whole service team are always welcoming and accomodating, and every dish we have ordered has been delicious !! Looking forward to going again soon.

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Thank David R
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

We are a family of 14 here in Manchester for our annual family vacation
We made the reservation with Tom who was easy and a pleasure to deal with.
The menu was creative and all the food from appetizers to dessert was excellent
Our server was Sarah. She was efficient, very friendly which is not an easy feat when dealing with 14 people.
I highly recommend The Perfect Sife if you want a perfectly enjoyable evening.

Thank Marty714032171
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, fine wine and good desserts. The adjanct Perfect Wife Tavern serves cool beer and hast love music on Fridays. Great to hang out with locals. For a special occasion the Perfect Wife Restaurant is the place.

Thank Srinchen
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

This is by far one of the best restaurants we have EVER been to. The outdoor grounds are just gorgeously manicured and landscape. We had a ball just taking pictures by the babbling brook and flowered arches. The food was so delicious and the cocktails delish! The manager and servers were cheerful and enthusiastic. We loved the fancy juke box that we could control with out iPhone. We were not at all rushed. The menu items are truly unique with lovely presentation. We would come back here again and again.

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Thank NMS971
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