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Pond House

1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States

March 2020

Garden Lecture | The Nature of Gardening at the New York Botanical Garden by Todd Forrest

March 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States

On Wednesday, March 11, Todd Forrest, the Arthur Ross Vice President for Horticulture and Living Collections at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) will discuss the ongoing transformation of NYBG. Over the past two decades, The New York Botanical Garden has restored approximately 150 acres…

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November 2020

Autumn Tasting Dinner

November 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$35.00

Pond House Socially Distanced Event Series We are excited to offer our first tasting dinner! Our Executive Chef Josh Fiorillo and Pond House Owner Louis Lista have created a delicious fall tasting menu for you to enjoy. 1st Course - Soup Curry Pumpkin Lentil 2nd…

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Cocktails From Around The World (price includes tax & gratuity)

November 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$60

A PH Socially Distanced Event Enjoy an evening where craft cocktails take center stage!  Executive Chef Josh Fiorillo has created some amazing dishes to pair with each course to round out a delicious evening. STARTER Cranberry Negroni Apple Parsnip Risotto SALAD Mulled Wine Harvest Salad…

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Autumn Prix-Fixe Dinner – SOLD OUT

November 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$35.00

A PH Socially Distanced Event Our Friday night dinner series continues with our Autumn Prix-Fix Dinner.  Executive Chef Josh Fiorillo has created a delicious pre-holiday dinner for you to enjoy.  Pricing includes a 4 Course Prix-Fixe Menu. STARTER Ricotta Gnocchi with fiery tomato cream SOUP…

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Gingerbread House Kit Pickup 11/25 – SOLD OUT

November 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States

SOLD OUT We are so disappointed that we cannot host our annual Brunch with Santa this year.  However the Ginger Bread House decorating tradition continues!  We will be baking our scratch made gingerbread house pieces and packing them up to go with the frosting and an amazing…

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December 2020

Friday Night Dinner Series – An Italian Feast – SOLD OUT

December 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$40.00

SOLD OUT Our Friday night dinner series has been a hit!  We keep it nice and spaced out so everyone feels comfortable and safe.  The food is delicious and it makes for a fun night out! This week's theme is An Italian Feast! Tickets include…

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Gingerbread House Kit Pickup 12/5 – SOLD OUT

December 5, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States

SOLD OUT We are so disappointed that we cannot host our annual Brunch with Santa this year.  However the Ginger Bread House decorating tradition continues!  We will be baking our scratch made gingerbread house pieces and packing them up to go with the frosting and…

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Holiday Crafting Workshop & Dinner With Michael

December 12, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$30 – $50

1 Event - 2 Ways To Attend Now available as an in person event OR a virtual Event Our server Michael is also a very talented artist.  His work can be seen throughout the Cafe! He has put together a fabulous crafting workshop to make…

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Gingerbread House Kit Pickup 12/19 – Sold Out

December 19, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States

SOLD OUT We are so disappointed that we cannot host our annual Brunch with Santa this year.  However the Ginger Bread House decorating tradition continues!  We will be baking our scratch made gingerbread house pieces and packing them up to go with the frosting and…

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PH Saturday Supper Club – Holiday Indulgence

December 19, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$50

We are excited to introduce our Saturday Night Supper Club which will feature a creative 5 Course Prix Fixe menu.  Perfect for those with a discerning palate looking for a fun night out!  Our dinner events are very nicely socially distanced, comfortable and relaxing.  Ticket…

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Gingerbread House Kit Pickup 12/23 & 24 – SOLD OUT

December 23, 2020 - December 24, 2020
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States

SOLD OUT We are so disappointed that we cannot host our annual Brunch with Santa this year.  However the Ginger Bread House decorating tradition continues!  We will be baking our scratch made gingerbread house pieces and packing them up to go with the frosting and…

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NYE Dinner To Go – SOLD OUT

December 31, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$100 – $130

SOLD OUT Ring in the New Year 2020 style from the comfort of your own home!  Our NYE Dinners For 2 includes sparkling rose to toast at midnight! Order by 5pm on Tuesday, December 29th Pickup on Thursday, December 31st from 12-5pm. DINNER FOR 2…

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January 2021

Winter Cocktail Class – Virtual

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$100

We had so many people express interest in this class and we couldn't fit them all in so we are hosting a second one! Join us for a virtual cocktail class for a fun night in!  We will guide you through making 4 of our…

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Bouillabaisse Virtual Cooking Class

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$100

Online sales have stopped, we have 2 kits left available - if interested please email: marketing@pondhousecafe.com Join Executive Chef Josh Fiorillo and PH Owner Louis Lista live on Zoom for a virtual cooking class.  On the menu - Bouillabaisse!  They will demonstrate that this all…

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Winter Prix Fixe Dinner

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$50

SOLD OUT A PH Socially Distanced Event Executive Chef Josh Fiorillo has put together a creative and delicious tasting menu for our Winter Prix Fixe dinner.  Our fall dinners were a huge success and we are excited to offer our winter series.  Guests will be…

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February 2021

Valentine’s Cocktail Class – Virtual

February 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$100.00

Start Valentine's weekend off with a delicious, romantic and fun night in.  Join our mixology expert Michael via Zoom as he demonstrates and teaches you how to prepare 4 Valentine's themed cocktails.  Your kit will include all ingredients needed to prepare a tasting of each…

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Martini Cocktail Class – Virtual

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$100.00

Our in house mixologist Michael will be on hand to teach you 4 creative martini recipes!  Our virtual cocktail classes include a kit for 2 people with all ingredients along with some delicious snacks for you to enjoy during the class.  You will pick up…

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French Macaron Cooking Class & Dinner – Virtual

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$100.00

Learn how to make French Macarons, a melt in your mouth confection! Executive Chef Josh Fiorillo will guide you through this recipe step by step and by the end you will get to enjoy them for dessert.  This is a great recipe to master and…

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March 2021

Winter Decadence Tasting Dinner

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$65.00

Treat yourself to a tasting dinner created by Executive Chef Josh Fiorillo. This amazing dinner includes 6 courses of pure decadence! There will be limited tickets available and our dining room is very nicely spaced. Tequila Cured Salmon potato pancake and avocado mousse Winter Salad…

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Spring Break Mixology Class – Virtual

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$100.00

We've had enough of winter and are thinking about Spring!  Join PH Mixologist Myke as he demonstrates and teaches you how to make 4 cocktails that are perfect for Springtime!  Our virtual cocktail kits are designed for enough for up to 2 people and include…

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Empanada Cooking Class – Virtual

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$100

Executive Chef Josh Fiorillo presents a beginners level cooking class learning to make empanadas!  Once you get the basics down you can use these recipes over and over with your own creations.  The cooking class kit provides enough for up to 2 people and includes…

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April 2021

Cocktails & Beertails Virtual Class

April 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$100.00

Our in house mixologist Myke has designed a fun and delicious cocktail class for you!  Join Myke as he demonstrates how to make 4 of his own cocktail and beertail creations.  According to Myke beertails are trending in 2021.  You will be the hit at…

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Easter Brunch

April 4 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States

Join us for an a la carte Easter Brunch at the Pond House.  Our chef's have created a delicious menu for Easter with brunch and savory items. CLICK HERE TO VIEW MENU Reservations Required, Please Call 860.231.8823 (Starting 3/11) A non-refundable $10pp deposit is required.…

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Rose Crafting Class with Michael

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$45.00

IN PERSON OR VIRTUAL Join our talented server Myke as he demonstrates and teaches you how to make crepe paper roses, just like the ones he made for our cafe tables! A fun ladies night out or even for date night. Ticket prices include all…

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June 2021

Pop-Up Dinner – SOLD OUT

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$65.00

SOLD OUT Let's celebrate summer with a delicious Prix Fixe dinner on the patio!  Executive Chef Josh Fiorillo has created an amazing 6 Course Prix Fixe menu for you to enjoy. First Course Watermelon, Citrus & Feta Salad Second Course Crispy Local Squash Blossoms stuffed…

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July 2021

Summer Soiree Dinner Event

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$75.00

We have a delicious evening planned for you this coming Saturday night!  We are changing things up a bit to include a 4 course sit-down tasting dinner with a cocktail hour and dessert station.   We hope that you'll leave having met some new friends. Cocktail…

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Dinner @ The Pond House – Saturday Night

July 31 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$30.00

We are excited to offer dinner at the Pond House this coming Friday night.  Executive Chef Josh Fiorillo and Chef de Cuisine Greg Janus have created a delicious limited menu for you to enjoy. Choice of Starter Smoked Potato Gnocchi with beef stew a la…

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August 2021

Friday Night Dinner

August 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pond House, 1555 Asylum Avenue, In Elizabeth Park
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
$35.00

We are excited to host another Friday night dinner this week.  Here is this weeks featured menu: Starters (choose one) Smoked Salmon & Corn Chowder Summer Beet Salad figs, goat cheese, pistachio & spiced yogurt Pork Ravioli with corn & prosciutto brodo  Entrees (Choose one)…

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