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Dere Street

33 Main St, Newtown, CT 06470-2129
+1 203-304-9356
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“fish and chips” (19 reviews)
“scallops” (7 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Main St, Newtown, CT 06470-2129
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Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely ambiance, the best fish and chips....try the mussels, excellent recipe...the salads are wonderful...be sure to stop in the bar for a pre- dinner cocktail....enjoyed the fabulous tunes...the best.

Thank chiantiConnecticut
DereStreet, Owner at Dere Street, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We so enjoyed you visiting our restaurant. Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Just do yourself a favor and try this place! We stopped by to grab some desserts from the bakery and It was closed so we decided to try the restaurant instead. Oh my! I was unprepared to be pampered by the staff, and experience some...More

Thank NewtownMom
DereStreet, Owner at Dere Street, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind words and wonderful review of our restaurant. We are so happy you enjoyed your experience at Dere Street and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Join us for brunch on the weekends. If you like roast...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Very excited to come across this restaurant so close to home with the word British all over the place! And with excellent reviews. Arrived and inquired about the beer available - Boddington’s on tap!! The beer duly arrived, stone cold. Questioned about the temperature, our...More

1  Thank Toby C
DereStreet, Owner at Dere Street, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Toby, So sorry you did not enjoy your experience at Dere Street. I am confused about the Boddington's Beer since we do not serve any tap beer, only bottles and in the case of the Boddington's it comes from a 20 oz. can right...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

While driving home from Mohegan Sun, we grew tired of the endless highway and decided to exit at Newtown. Dere Street appeared and we just happened to find a delicious jewel of fresh, farm to table elegance. Served in simple surroundings, the food is the...More

Thank A855SYlynns
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Somewhat on the spur of the moment, we decided to go Sunday brunch. Dere Street was an interesting and very pleasant surprise. First, the menu. There were both unique European/British selections, as well as those more common to the American palate. My husband enjoy a...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We have eaten at this restaurant on several occasions now and find it to have a consistent offering of some of the best fresh flavors to be found in Newtown. There is always something of interest on their daily specials menu which supplements their regular...More

Thank Marie O
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Lovely ambiance and excellent menu selections... from appetizers, mussels, salads etc. The best fish and chips recipe, always a favorite. They make great cocktails in the lounge - special place with exquisite cooking. Nestled in the heart of Newtown, surrounded by historical buildings. Be sure...More

Thank chiantiConnecticut
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This restaurant also has a bakery, and therein lies the key to the menu. Most items contain some sort of bread/pastry/pie, and the restaurant could be where the bakery leftovers go. We were unimpressed with the selection offered, and some items seemed to have come...More

1  Thank ChezAmber
DereStreet, Owner at Dere Street, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Good afternoon, Thank you for visiting our beautiful restaurant. Are you sure you ate at Dere Street? Not sure which menu you were looking at since our current Spring dinner menu does not have one single entree dish that includes bread, pastry or pie.Which item...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018

Excellent food and service. We had the Fish & Chips and the Beef Burger with smoked Bacon... excellent. They also have a bakery in the back where you can buy scones and other delicious pastries.

Thank nettuno07
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

This is our 2nd visit in as many months, and I'm delighted to confirm Dere Street is a dependable "Dinner Winner"! The casual atmosphere of this Newtown restaurant belies a buttoned-up approach to Menu development. Though the drink prices seems a wee bit on the...More

Thank r3nterprises
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Hours Monday – CLOSED Tuesday – CLOSED Breakfast Saturday – Sunday 10am – 11:30am (Memorial Day – Labor Day – Summer Brunch will be served 10am – 3pm instead of breakfast) Lunch Wednesday-Friday 11:30pm... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Main St, Newtown, CT 06470-2129
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: +1 203-304-9356
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