Tuesday, March 16, 2021

News Elsewhere: Armsby Abbey in Worcester Is Reopening in April

A Worcester gastropub that is often mentioned as one of the best beer bars in New England has been closed for indoor dining for an entire year now, and while it had hoped to reopen around Labor Day last year, it never did, leading to speculation about its exact future. Now we have learned that it will indeed be opening its doors once again.

According to a tweet from the place (which we were notified about via a Twitter post from @riptor), Armsby Abbey in Worcester is planning to open back up in April, with the Main Street spot saying the following:

Today marks one year since we last welcomed you inside Armsby Abbey. ONE YEAR! The wait is almost over... we will be re-opening our doors in April! Stay tuned for details in the coming weeks. We have missed everyone dearly and can't wait to serve you all again!

Armsby Abbey closed its doors to the public last March as the pandemic took hold, but it remained open for takeout until closing down completely for the summer with the hope being that it could reopen for "an epic Labor Day celebration." It ended up not opening back up and has been shuttered ever since.

The address for Armsby Abbey is 144 Main Street, Worcester, MA, 01608. Its website can be found at https://armsbyabbey.com/

[April 21 update: According to a Facebook post, Armsby Abbey reopens today.]

by Marc Hurwitz (Also follow us on Twitter at @hiddenboston)

[A related post from our sister site (Boston's Hidden Restaurants): List of Restaurant Closings and Openings in the Boston Area]

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