Sunday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Monday – Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday – Thursday: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday: 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Saturday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

* Alcoholic beverage service begins at 11 am, Grove at Briar Barn Inn Hours can vary based on private events. Reservations are strongly suggested! 

Modified Hours & Closures

Check here for modified hours and closures for private events. If you’re planning a visit soon, the best way to ensure a seat is to secure a reservation on Resy.

Friday, December 2nd: Closed
Saturday, December 3rd: Open for Brunch Only
Sunday, December 4th: Open for Brunch Only
Wednesday, December 7th: Closed
Saturday, December 10th: Open for Brunch Only
Sunday, December 11th: Open for Brunch Only
Friday, December 16th: Closed
Saturday, December 17th: Open for Brunch Only
Thursday, December 22nd: Closed
Saturday, December 24th & Sunday, December 25th: Closed – enhanced continental breakfast for Inn guests
Friday, December 30th: Closed
Saturday, December 31st: Open for Brunch Only

Dine With Us

Grove at Briar Barn Inn offers a relaxed dining experience for locals and visiting guests alike. Our accessible menu offers modern fare with a focus on fresh, local ingredients. Our full-service bars will feature classic cocktails, local craft beers, and a vibrant wine list.


Image above by Katie Ring Photography

Private Events

Briar Barn Inn offers all the elements to make your retreat, fundraiser, business event, or milestone celebration an occasion to remember. We can comfortably host parties of 12 to 100 guests in our private meeting rooms, restaurant bar, and main dining room.

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Plan Your Wedding

The rustic charm of our custom post-and-beam barn makes the picture-perfect backdrop for a memorable wedding in any season. The comfort and convenience of our exceptional on-site accommodations, spa services, and full-service restaurant make Grove at Briar Barn Inn an ideal choice for weddings of 60 to 100 guests.

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From the Blog

Farm to Table Dining at Grove

Grove at Briar Barn Inn is proud to be serving you the best local product with farm to table dining! We do this by partnering with local farms and purveyors such as Aprilla Farm (Essex), Cedar Rock Garden (Gloucester), Ipswich Maritime Products (Ipswich), Halibut Jack (Gloucester), and NorthCoast Seafood (Boston). For that reason, you’ll notice our menu changes weekly to make sure we’re using the freshest ingredients. Our menu changes frequently, but you can always count on local [...]

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Stay With Us

In addition to a choice of event spaces, Briar Barn Inn offers 30 spacious guest rooms, spa services, and a post-and-beam barn restaurant featuring exceptional local cuisine. A distinctive rural retreat, all within a short drive from the North Shore’s iconic tourist destinations.

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