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1906 at Longwood Gardens

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1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1913 (Route 1)
+1 610-388-5290
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11:30 - 15:00
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York PA
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348 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went with friends for lunch. Sat out on the patio which was lovely. We all had the mushroom bisque. Husband was actually able to purchase a dish towel with the recipe so we are looking forward to recreating at home. I had the tenderloin flatbread, and two others had the burgers. Our 4th companion ordered the cauliflower steak and felt... More 

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Sewell, New Jersey
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can't go wrong visiting this restaurant. The menu has something for everyone's taste. The cauliflower steak was awesome, the burger was cooked to perfection and the chicken salad sandwich was delicious. $25 per person is about what lunch would cost. The patio seating is spectacular, comfortable and well planned. The staff was very attentive and efficient. I would recommend... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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110 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After securing a last minute reservation on Mother's Day, we found ourselves being seated at 10:00 AM for a brunch that included many more lunch inspirations than breakfast selections from which to choose. However, we both decided to go with the Belgian Waffle which was served with strawberries, rhubarbs and mint and a side or either bacon, sausage or ham.... More 

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Thank Nina C
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Selection of salads, sandwiches, soup, hot meals and drinks. All fresh and tasty! Ample seating, inside and out. Children's selections available. Ample restrooms.

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Thank Arttudes
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family came here for lunch. Expecting high end from all the reviews. It's not. They have approximately seating for 50 crammed into a square room. Nothing sophisticated or romantic about it. Our bread service was "popovers"?????? I don't know what they were. They were the same shape as popovers, so I was excited when I saw them. Just bread... More 

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Thank sandy P
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had lunch at this little gem while visiting Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA. The restaurant is on the grounds, across from the conservatory. I ate outside, as it was a beautiful day to do so. The service was great, and the food delectable. This area is known for it's mushrooms, and I had the mushroom soup and an... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, local beers and wines, small menu but very well prepared, great service fast and friendly. You will need reservations many weeks in advance. A must try.

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Thank ggeneral1952
Annapolis, Maryland
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377 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a delicious lunch here while visiting Longwood Gardens. It is centrally located in the gardens and a perfect place (the only full service restaurant in the garden) to have lunch while visiting. I would recommend reservations because it was busy even mid week. The salad, omelette and mushroom soup were delicious. For dessert we ordered a "flower pot"... More 

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Thank lovetotravel560
Annville, Pennsylvania
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103 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While we were at theLongwood Gardens we stopped to get something to eat at 1906! What an experience..we had Dustin as our server and he did and outstanding job.... The environment, food and service was world class.. Food is pricey but worth the cost... It's a must try while you are at the Gardens.....

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since I live 2 miles from Longwood Gardens it is always a great place to meet friends for a walk and lunch. On a recent visit, when it was quite crowded, I decided to eat at the restaurant, 1906 (as opposed to the cafeteria). Most of my comments are as a comparison to the other choice for dining at Longwood... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1913
    (Route 1)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Kennett Square
  • Phone Number: +1 610-388-5290
Description
In the midst of 1000 acres of one of the world's premiere horticulture centers, 1906 at Longwood Gardens offers a fine dining experience that is unparalleled. Enjoy lunch daily and dinner seasonally with a view of the Longwood Conservatory and the gardens of the former du Pont estate. GARDEN ADMISSION IS REQUIRED TO ACCESS THE RESTAURANT.

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