Henry Summer

Features

bar food
good for groups
outdoor area
licensed

You can’t keep a serial publican like Clint Nolan down, at least when it comes to Northbridge venues. First there was La Cholita. Then came Pleased To Meet You and the at-times password-protected Sneaky Tony's, shortly followed by Joe’s Juice Joint with Alabama Song close behind.

Henry Summer, a sprawling, predominately outdoor "wine and cocktail garden" that sees Nolan turning his attention to the former The Shed site, is venue number five. The name can be traced back to something Nolan spied in an antique store. Henry, according to Nolan, “is a nice respectable name,” while summer tends to trigger happy thoughts.

Luca Baioni, the group’s beverage manager, is in charge of the booze side of things (expect lighter, fresher drinking including alcoholic sodas on tap, kombucha-based cocktails and house natural wines).

Following the beverage program’s lead, light is the menu’s touchstone. Think more along the lines of roasted pumpkin and labne, fresh seafood and sweet potato fries, and less pizza and other traditional pub grub.