ABOUT PENNY LANE PUB

Penny Lane Pub is a two-story English style pub and restaurant with a friendly, neighborhood atmosphere.

Our menu features a variety of quality, casual pub fare such as half-pound Angus Burgers, Shepherd’s Pie, Nachos, Sensational Salads, Steaks and Fish & Chips. Dinner menu items include a variety of creative seafood, beef and chicken entrees.

The pub also offers creative daily specials, prix fixe dinners, specialty wines and a world class beer list. The pub is active on the weekends with entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings. Spring and Summer opens another dining option, the Main Street patio and Portobello Alley.

Good Food – Good Spirits – Good Times!

MEET OUR TEAM

WILSON CASTANEDA
OWNER / CHEF

Chef Wilson is 35 and hails from Sevilla De Oro, Ecuador. He was raised in a small mountain farming town, high up in the Andes. His family was self-sustaining, and he started cooking at age 6. He moved to the United States at 18 and found work in the restaurant industry; his first cooking job was at the Griswold Inn. He has been with Penny Lane Pub since 2006, working his way up from line cook.

ALEX FOULKES
OWNER / OPERATOR / BEER GUY / REAL TALL DUDE

Alex grew up in western Massachusetts (the good side of the state). After high school he attended Ithaca College in upstate NY and lived there for a number of years afterwards. Working first as a dining room manager and after for a restaurant/catering company. Alex got a taste for the industry and hasn’t looked back since. Wanting to be closer to home and family he moved with his wife, Steph to Old Saybrook. Alex and Wilson bought Penny Lane Pub from the previous owner, Bob Hansen in 2016. When not at the restaurant you can find Alex playing with his daughter (also tall), wife (also tall) and cat (not tall, just fat).

FRONT OF HOUSE

“Pictured here, from left to right: Michael Stringer, Luke D’Ambrosi, Cathy Nystrom, Haydon Lockhart, Holly Barry, Alex Foulkes and of course Jack Lacey-Giugno.

As Bourdain said: “Skills can be taught. Character, you either have or you don’t have.” These people have got the skills and the character. They’re the engine that keeps the ship moving in the right direction. Say hi if you see any of em! 

FRONT OF HOUSE

“Pictured here, from left to right: Michael Stringer, Luke D’Ambrosi, Cathy Nystrom, Haydon Lockhart, Holly Barry, Alex Foulkes and of course Jack Lacey-Giugno.

As Bourdain said: “Skills can be taught. Character, you either have or you don’t have.” These people have got the skills and the character. They’re the engine that keeps the ship moving in the right direction. Say hi if you see any of em! 

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