Founded in 1933, Saybrook College is named for the town (and early Connecticut colony) where the Collegiate School, Yale’s predecessor institution, was founded in 1701.

Built in the English Tudor style, Saybrook’s dining room features a dark wood-vaulted ceiling, two-story banks of leaded windows, and the famous Saybrook Arras, an impressive needlepoint stage curtain featuring the college’s grapevine motif on the dining hall’s back wall.

We are Saybrook

Dining at Saybrook is a heartwarming experience. Saybrook’s server boasts extensive gluten-free offerings, delicious breakfast sandwiches every morning, surprise “pop up” selections like guacamole or trail mix – and more. Saybrook traditions include the annual Saye and Sele Day, a picnic lunch and carnival event in the Spring; a midnight breakfast program during exam week; and the infamous “Saybrook Strip,” performed at the end of the third quarter of Yale’s football games. Say What? SayBROOK!

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Dining Team

Saybrook dining team posing for photo.

Our team is committed and enthusiastic – always proud to serve its Saybrugians and guests!

Management Team