Five Olde has had a long history in the Upper Valley and now in South Royalton, Vermont. Five Olde was founded in Hanover, N.H. in 1979 and the present owner David "Spike" McDerment in South Royalton started his career with Five Olde in 1981. " Spike " opened the South Royalton Five Olde in December of 2004 and is still a working part of the restaurant in the kitchen as well as out front.
In September of 2007 Bill Therrien joined Five Olde Tavern as the Executive Chef bringing a new level to the cusine. He has had extensive training as a chef and baker. Bill has been the director of the culinary division at VTC, Executive Chef at the Peavine Restaurant, and was in charge of the prepared food division at the Coop Food Stores. At Five Olde he has instituted a mixture of moderatly priced upscale with casual comfort food and fresh homemade deserts.