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A Craft Beer Experience,  Gastropub & Whiskey Bar

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A Craft Beer Experience,  Gastropub & Whiskey Bar

A Beer Lovers Heaven & More!


McLadden's is a true craft beer experience. We are proud to offer one of the finest & most diverse beer selections in all of New England. Our draught beer line up features a wide range of American craft selections as well as beers from around the world. Our draughts rotate frequently so there is always something new to try. McLadden's staff are Certified Beer Servers in the Cicerone program so we don't just sell great beer, we can help you decide what to drink or just chat about brewing in general. Our draughts are delivered to you by our proprietary Perfect Pour Tap System to insure the beer is served to brewery specifications.  

In the bottle, we offer more than 50 beers from many countries around the world. Most of our bottle selections are hard to find & cellar aged. Whether it is a domestic product, premium import or hard to find craft brew, McLaddens' is BEER SERIOUS! 


Gastropub Food With Pizzazz

At McLadden's we recognize that sometimes you are just looking for a tasty dish served in a comfortable atmosphere at a price that won't blow the bank. Our menu offers dishes that cater to a wide range of taste buds. We are also very proud of the signature dishes and special items that we offer. Discover our Build Your Own dishes; including: Burgers, Mac & Cheese, Colossal Baked Potatoes & our famous Nachos.


An Unrivaled Whiskey Bar


At McLadden's we have a staggering 160 plus varieties of whiskey for the discriminating brown spirits drinker. Our collection includes; Single Malt Scotch, Bourbon, Rye, Irish Whiskey & American or Canadian whiskies. In addition, be sure to try one of our artisanal handcrafted cocktails. 


Casual, Friendly and Cozy


Jeans? Baseball cap? No problem. Business suit? Tie? No problem. We strive to be YOUR friendly neighborhood pub. Come as you are. This is the place to feel comfortable. Remember, we live by the poet William Yeats famous quote: "There are no strangers here, only friends you haven't yet met." 


Catch The Big Game


McLadden's is the place to catch the big game. Enjoy your favorite beverage and a bite to eat while catching all the excitement on our high definition TVs. Along with all of the major sports networks we are proud to feature Fox Sports 1 &2 for the true European sports fan and NFL Sunday Ticket for our American football fans. 


A Traditional Gastropub 


McLadden's promises true warmth and hospitality. This cozy, gastropub & restaurant is a destination spot for those seeking a comfortable, laid back alternative to the glitzy martini bars and trendy modern establishments that dominate today's restaurant landscape. Come share a great time with family & friends.

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Michael Ladden, The Publican


Michael Ladden, The Publican


Just What Is A Publican? 


The name dates back to antiquity as someone who served the public and oversaw public projects. By the renaissance the term more closely defined the role today as a tavernkeeper, the license holder and owner of a publick house. 


Michael Ladden, Our Publican and Brew Master


Michael Ladden is our Publican & Brew Master. When he is not tinkering with our Perfect Pour tap system he might be found traveling the far side of the world. Michael founded Drive The Globe, an overland adventure travel company in the mid 90's and has traveled extensively in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, North & Central America and the Arctic. Currently he is planning a South American adventure from Tierra del Fuego Argentina to New York City. In addition, he is a board member & owner of Keller Williams CT, one of the largest real estate firms in Connecticut. Michael is a pilot and enjoys flying small aircraft, he is an avid cycling junkie, continues to travel extensively & still finds time to enjoy brewing and craft beer and whiskey tasting.


And The Name?


McLadden's, like many gastropubs gets its name from the Publican. In this case there is a bit of name merging going on with Michael's first and last name. Ladden, is indeed a name of Irish origin. In fact, the modern Ladden name comes from O' Laideain. The family originates from the South West of Ireland in the Killarney, County Kerry area. So why McLadden's? Ah, it seems the marketing department felt it sounded more Irish and was easier to pronounce. Damn those marketing people!

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In The Kitchen


Dan Henneberger, Executive Chef

In The Kitchen


Dan Henneberger, Executive Chef

Dan HennebergeR

Corporate Executive Chef 

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Our Team


Our Team


We are very proud of our craft beer experience.  

This begins with our comitment  to our craft. All of our staff are Certified Beer Servers in the Cicerone Program. We are here to help you select the right beer for you, help you learn about beer & often just to chat about one of the things that we truly love- fine beer.

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Sports Are A Part Of Us


Sports Are A Part Of Us


The Place to Watch The Big Games 


McLadden's is the place to catch the big game while enjoying a pint of one of our many craft beer draught choices and grabbing a tasty bite to eat. We are so dedicated to special sports programming that we often open early on Saturday & Sunday to accomodate early European games.

(Call ahead for schedule) 


Sports in High Definition!


ONE HUNDRED PERCENT HIGH DEFINITION! Enjoy sports with the quality that you deserve. Watch major games on our TEN FOOT WIDE HD TV! 

We feature Fox 1 & 2 for European football, Gaelic football, hurling, golf, cricket, Australian rules football, rugby union and rugby league as well as boxing. 

In addition, we have NFL Sunday Ticket, NESN, and just about every other sports network on the planet. If you are into the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, Nascar, Golf, college football and just about anything else- this is the place to be. 


Game Time Specials!


There is always a special to be had. Game time announcements will be made so come hungry and come thirsty!

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Free Wifi


Free Wifi


Free Wireless Internet Access Available! 



We pride ourselves on being a craft beer experience & gastropub, however that doesn't mean we can't supply the latest and greatest 21st century technology for our guests. You can now "surf the net" while you sip a pint or enjoy a bite to eat during the big game. It is a great feature for all of you Sunday afternoon quarterbacks. We know how important that Fantasy league is! 


In a Nutshell:


McLadden's has a public wireless internet access point, making our high-speed internet connection accessible throughout the restaurant. If you have a laptop/notebook computer or handheld device (IPhone, IPad, Android) equipped to receive wireless internet signals, you can use the internet, send email etc., while enjoying your time at McLadden's. Don't forget our extensive beer menu is live & updated online as well. Scan the QR code on the menu or visit: Our Live Online Beer Menu 


The Goods You Need:


Bring your notebook/netbook or mobile device and set it to receive WiFi. If it isn't automatic, just set your device to "listen" and it will find our high speed network, which is simply, "mcladden guest" Connect to it and get surfin! 

Any issues, consult our internet master, ah...err the bartender.