Armsby Abbey taps into taste for craft beers 

1. Armsby Abbey taps into taste for craft beers

By Rich Garven WORCESTER — When Armsby Abbey opened in the summer of 2008, there was no sign at 144 Main St. identifying the new establishment housed in this old brick building. Combined with its nondescript exterior and shadowy interior, inviting...
Brewpublic on The Armsby Abbey 

2. Brewpublic on The Armsby Abbey

Last summer my brother Mario reported on a spectacular New England destination known as Armsby Abbey. Located in downtown Worcester, Massachusetts, the Abbey features 22 taps of some of the finest beers on the planet. A nice mix of Northeastern and...
Thank You for Voting us Best of Worcester! 

3. Thank You for Voting us Best of Worcester!

When we opened the doors to the Armsby Abbey July 31, 2008, we knew we had created something special. We knew the passion and soul put into the development of the Armsby Abbey would make us a success; we just didn’t know how big a success it would be! THANK...
Craft Brewers Conference Comes to Boston 

4. Craft Brewers Conference Comes to Boston

An excerpt from the drinkcraftbeer.com coverage of the Craft Brewers Conference, in Boston MA. Alec Lopez followed Kevin… Which is good, because Alec would prove hard to follow in describing his Armsby Abbey. When he opened Armsby Abbey on July...
The Craft Beer Revolution Starts Here … 

5. The Craft Beer Revolution Starts Here …

by Matt Webster on telegram.com Wake up Worcester!!! Craft beer is the fastest growing segment of the adult beverage market. But who in Worcester knows about it? Ummm … ummm … ummm. Who in Worcester cares what the American public is so adamantly...
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Crust Bakeshop Holiday Orders!

The Holiday Season is here! Don’t forget to place your Holiday pre-orders with CRUST; they are taking orders for Hanukkah, Christmas & New Years! Pending what occasion you would like to order...

New Years Eve 2015

Looking for a place to celebrate New Year’s Eve? For those venturing out to ring in 2015 we will be offering a (3) course Prix Fixe dinner menu in coordination with our regular dinner menu for two...

Crust Bakeshop Thanksgiving Orders!

Thanksgiving is less than 2 weeks away have you placed your Holiday order with CRUST yet? If not please give them a call at 774-823-3355 or drop by to grab an order form. For your convenience, orders are...

Now Booking Holiday Parties!

HO! HO! HO! The Holiday season is upon us! With the completion of our new kitchen & expanded dining area, we now have the ability to book private events for groups of 20-40 guests. Interested in hosting...

Thanksgiving Day 11/27

Armsby Abbey will be opening its doors at 5PM on Thursday, November 27th, serving our regular menu along with traditional Thanksgiving specials.  We are taking reservations for 5PM and 7PM seatings on...

Firestone Walker Beer Dinner 11/18

SOLD OUT!!!! We are currently taking names for a Waiting List On Tuesday, November 18th at 7PM, we welcome the folks from Firestone Walker Brewing Company in Paso Robles, California, for a 5+ course...

Tea Party – 11/11

Tea is a great way to introduce flavor into cocktails and food. On this evening, we’ll be showcasing some creative ways to do so as we pair cocktails and food. This event starts at 7PM Reception...

Dogfish Head Hangover Brunch 10/26

Join us here at the Armsby Abbey on Sunday, October 26, 2014, from 10AM-3PM for our 6th Annual Hangover Brunch with the folks from Dogfish Head Craft Ales in Delaware! This brunch comes the day after...

Smoke ‘em if You Got ‘em! ...

As of October 17, 2014, this dinner is postponed until 2015 our sincerest apologies in advance! Smoke ‘em if You Got ‘em! Join us for a unique dining experience in our back room on Tuesday,...

County Fair Brunch 10/11-10/12

What would Fall in New England be without The Big “E”, King Richards Fair or Woodstock Fair? Join us for a fun-filled brunch inspired by New England’s county fairs. We will celebrate...

Fire in the Hole! 10/7

***SOLD OUT!*** Our take on “Hell Night” featuring 5 peppers over 5 courses prepared with some of the world’s spiciest peppers ranging in heat levels of mouth watering to lip peeling, make-you-wanna-cry-for-your-mommy...

Back Room Series 10/7-11/18

With the completion of our expanded dining space, we now have the capability to host some really fun private events for up to 40pp. Over the last few months we put on our thinking caps and came up with...

Armeno Coffee Brunch 9/28-9/29

National Coffee Day is Monday, September 29th, so we are celebrating all weekend long with Armeno Coffee Roasters of Northborough! We’ll be featuring Armeno Coffee in/on the brunch menu items &...

Zwanze Day! 9/20

Saturday, September 20, 2014, marks the highly anticipated release of this year’s Cantillon Zwanze. Arguably the most anticipated release in the World of beer, Zwanze is ONLY available on tap at...

Trillium Anniversary Dinner 8/26

Every August we closeout our Anniversary celebration by hosting a beer dinner with one of our favorite breweries; 2014 we welcome local favorites Trillium Brewing from Boston! Per usual we’ll close...

Hophead Brunch 8/16-8/17

Hops! Hops! Hops! That is the theme to our 6th Anniversary Farmhouse Brunch on Saturday, August 16th & Sunday August 17th. On tap, we will be showcasing some uber special hoppy beers from our favorite...

Spanish Garden Party 8/12

Who doesn’t love a good party? Join Executive Chef, Damian Evangelous & our resident Cocktail Expert, Joy Flanagan on Tuesday, August 12th, from 7PM-9PM for a night of Spanish tapas paired with...

Meet the Brewer: Pretty Things 8/9

  If you haven’t had the opportunity to meet the quirky genius behind Pretty Things Ale Project’s unique beers – now is your chance! We’ve been supporting Dan & Martha Paquette since...

Restaurant Week 8/4-8/16

Once again Armsby Abbey will be participating in the Summer edition of Worcester’s Restaurant Week this August 4th-16th, 2014. We are offering a 3 course Prix Fixe menu for $23.14 showcasing the...

Armsby Abbey 6th Anniversary!

It’s hard to believe six amazing years have passed since we opened the doors to Armsby Abbey on July 31, 2008!  So much has happened and we’re proud to say it is alllll good; from the international...

July 4th-6th Business as Usual!

Armsby Abbey will be open business as usual the weekend of July 4 – 6, 2014! For those of you enjoying a “stay-cation” this long weekend, come on by and enjoy a leisurely meal in our sidewalk...

National Bourbon Day! 6/14

Saturday, June 14th is National Bourbon Day… and you know how we love our Bourbon here at Armsby Abbey! In honor of all the Dads out there & National Bourbon Day, we will be cooking up a special...

Father’s Day/Bourbon Brunch...

Saturday, June 14th is National Bourbon Day… and you know how we love our Bourbon here at Armsby Abbey! In honor of all the Dads out there & National Bourbon Day, we will be cooking up a special...

Strawberry Dessert Festival 6/12-7/6

The Armsby Abbey in coordination with the Massachusetts Farmers Market Association will be participating in this years 7th Annual Strawberry Festival showcasing Tougas Farm Strawberries (Northboro, MA)...

Mother’s Day Brunch 5/11

Hey Moms, what better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than to have someone else wait on YOU for a change?  Brunch reservations are being taken for 10AM (SOLD OUT) / 11:45AM (SOLD OUT) / 1:30PM (SOLD...

Earth Dinner 4/22

On Tuesday, April 22nd, we celebrate Earth Day! For the 5th consecutive year, Armsby Abbey will be offering an Earth Dinner   Specials menu from 5PM-10PM in coordination with Chefs Collaborative. ...

Easter Brunch 4/20

The Armsby Abbey will be open for business as usual on Easter Sunday serving a Spring inspired Brunch from 10AM-3PM and Dinner 4PM-10PM. If you are looking for a family reservation, please call us at...

STOUTFEST 2014! 4/5-4/6

STOUTFEST 2014! Join us for our now legendary 5th Annual STOUTFEST!   This weekend long event kicks off on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Noon and runs until the barrels kick! As always this event is first...

5th Annual Founders Breakast 4/5

5th ANNUAL & FINAL FOUNDERS BREAKFAST Saturday, April 5, 2014 SOLD OUT! The 5th Annual, and final, Founders Breakfast with host Michael Bell of Founders Brewing Company will be held on Saturday,...

About Us

About Us Artisan (är-tə-zən) A worker who practices a trade or handicraft Someone that produces items, such as cheese or beer, in limited quantities using traditional methods

Craftsman (kraf(t)s-mən) One who creates or performs with skill or dexterity especially in the manual arts At the Armsby Abbey we celebrate the Artisan Craftsman in all aspects of our establishment, support sustainable agriculture & promote a SLOW existence.
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