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The Tavern, Dress Casual, Come Hungry - 30 brews & ciders on tap, traditional pub fare, backyard games & live music nightly.

The Tavern Reservations

Junction, an Interactive Dining Experience - Seasonal specials with a behind the scenes view of the artistry that goes into each plate.

Junction Reservations

Spa at the Essex, The Recipe for Relaxation – Feed your mind, body & spirit with a massage, facial or wellness offering

Spa Reservations

Cook Academy - Get Cooking with one of our exciting classes or workshops.

Cook Academy Classes


Nestled on 18 acres between the Green Mountains and the splendor of Lake Champlain, The Essex is Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa. The Essex is a true destination, offering a full-service Spa and Fitness Center, interactive cooking classes in Cook Academy, and our two award-winning restaurants, The Tavern & Junction -- all of which perfectly complement our classic accommodations. The Essex is the premier choice for your next group event and the perfect Vermont wedding destination for dozens of happy couples tying the knot each year. From Spa at The Essex to our wine list, ranked among the best in the world, The Essex offers you an experience unlike any other resort in New England.

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