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Hen & Heifer

23 Water St, Guilford, CT 06437-2876
+1 203-689-5651
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23 Apr 2018
“A Little bit of Paris in Guilford”
26 Oct 2017
“Never Disappoints ”
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££ - £££
23 Water St, Guilford, CT 06437-2876
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

This is probably the best bakery on the shoreline. Everything is prepared with meticulous care and the highest quality ingredients. Each treat is a feast for the eyes as well. The interior of the shop is cozy and charming, but lacking enough seats on a...More

Thank missy64sully
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here for years and everything I’ve tried has been truly delicious. Each pastry is a work of art. Also, they serve the best coffee in Guilford!

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Each baked good is a small work of art, and the overall presentation is a feast for the eyes. And then there's the feast for the tastebuds! The taste profiles are exceptional. It is not possible to make a bad choice!

Thank suzesq
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a jewel-like patisserie, with every detail carefully curated. Take a moment to look at the beautiful interior and before you order carefully view the selections, you will have trouble making a decision. It is a feast for the eyes, exquitely designed little tarts...More

Thank travelwell7906
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This place is perfection. Such attention to detail. Be sure to check if it is open before venturing out. They are closed a few days of the week. I make it a priority to visit bakeries when I travel, and this bakery is by far...More

Thank mindy250
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I am spoiled rotten. I am most fortunate to be able to travel and eat in great places around the globe. European cities and villages are a magnet to me. I reveal this so you know, there is a phenomenal little bakery shop smack in...More

1  Thank June101101
Reviewed 26 August 2016

A friend of mine told me of Hen and Heifer and raved about it, so I made a mental note to go here. It took me so long because they are only open till 4 PM and I work past that time and live about...More

Thank Christina R
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Excellent pastries and coffee. A small place with limited seating, but well worth it if you would like to try some excellent pastries for that special morning!

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We were treated to an assortment of pastries as dessert after dinner at our friends' home. They tasted as good as they looked! The variety included an apple crumb, pistachio filled cream, banana caramel, a beehive (chocolate mouse), and an adorable chocolate shortbread shaped like...More

Thank CTPres
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Those of us who truly appreciate baked goods have found a small shrine to perfection in Guilford. The Hen & Heifer is exceptional in every way; every item is a platonic ideal of its type. Whether savory or sweet, whatever you buy will fulfill your...More

Thank BartenderMichael
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  • Address: 23 Water St, Guilford, CT 06437-2876
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Guilford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-689-5651
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