Skip To Main Content Skip To Footer

Dine at Mayflower Inn and Spa Farm-fresh seasonal cuisine that showcases New England’s incredible bounty

Farm-Fresh New England Cuisine

The culinary program at our idyllic country retreat, led by Michelin-starred Executive Chef Jose Ramírez-Ruiz, celebrates elegant rusticity, with menus featuring the finest ingredients from our local Connecticut farms. Join us in The Garden Room for an unforgettable culinary journey including ingredient-centric a la carte dining or Chef Jose Ramírez-Ruiz’s multi-course creations, all focusing on the essence of vegetables and delicacy with indoor and outdoor dining, and The Tap Room, our tavern-inspired brasserie, for casual dining featuring pub-style fare. Highlighting seasonal ingredients through a local lens, The Mayflower Inn and Spa takes guests on a gastronomic journey that delights all five senses, for any occasion.

About Executive Chef Jose Ramírez-Ruiz

With an illustrious career spanning the culinary world, Chef Jose brings his unparalleled expertise and innovative vision to the Mayflower Inn & Spa, promising an extraordinary epicurean experience that marries five-star, community focused dining with creativity and seasonality. Having earned his stripes from multiple Michelin-starred restaurants, including Semilla in New York City, Chef Jose’s arrival ushers in a new chapter in the resort’s culinary story.
Read More

Unforgettable Dining

The Garden Room

Join us in our elegant dining space, The Garden Room, designed by celebrated interior designer Celerie Kemble. Overlooking the Shakespeare Garden, The Garden Room celebrates elegant rusticity with indoor and outdoor dining spaces inspired by the natural beauty of our property. Our ever-changing menus feature sumptuous, garden-forward dishes with the freshest, seasonal ingredients made by Executive Chef Jose Ramírez-Ruiz. Enjoy a spectacular, ingredient-forward a la carte dining experience, or embark on a multi-course culinary adventure guided by Chef Jose.
  • Breakfast: 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM (Monday – Friday)

  • Brunch: 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM (Saturday – Sunday)

  • Lunch: 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM (Monday – Friday)

  • Dinner: 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM (Daily)

Read More

Unforgettable Dining

The Garden Room

Join us in our elegant dining space, The Garden Room, designed by celebrated interior designer Celerie Kemble. Overlooking the Shakespeare Garden, The Garden Room celebrates elegant rusticity with indoor and outdoor dining spaces inspired by the natural beauty of our property. Our ever-changing menus feature sumptuous, garden-forward dishes with the freshest, seasonal ingredients made by Executive Chef Jose Ramírez-Ruiz. Enjoy a spectacular, ingredient-forward a la carte dining experience, or embark on a multi-course culinary adventure guided by Chef Jose.
  • Breakfast: 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM (Monday – Friday)

  • Brunch: 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM (Saturday – Sunday)

  • Lunch: 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM (Monday – Friday)

  • Dinner: 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM (Daily)

The Tap Room

Join us in The Tap Room, our newly renovated casual dining destination featuring pub-style fare and quintessential bar snacks that pay homage to Northeast cuisine. The reimagined menu features elevated New England classics made with seasonal ingredients, enjoyed alongside fresh craft cocktails.
  • Light fare offered daily from 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Dinner is offered daily from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Learn More

Washington Hour at the Mayflower

We invite guests and local visitors to gather in our handsome Tap Room on Monday through Thursday evenings for Mayflower’s convivial Washington Hour. Enjoy indulgent, discounted culinary delights and libations and imbibe amongst the glow of Connecticut’s most idyllic inn with loved ones.
Learn More

Sunday Supper

Gather with friends and family around the table in our handsome Tap Room for a hearty and soul-warming Sunday meal.
Learn More

Dining at The WELL

Experience dining at THE WELL at Mayflower Inn & Spa and discover New England's freshest, health-forward dishes before or after your sumptuous treatments during your stay at the spa. Enjoy our oasis of holistic health in the Connecticut countryside and recharge in the beauty of the natural world, while savoring fresh fruit, juices, soups and salads for breakfast and lunch.
  • Breakfast served until 11:00am

  • Lunch served after 11:00am

Learn More

Private Dining

When you crave a night unlike any other, our dining team can set up an intimate private dining experience either in your luxury guest room or suite, library or wicker porch. It will unfold in an atmosphere of understated romance—created for you two and for one unforgettable moment in time.

Contact Us