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1906 at Longwood Gardens

1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1913
+1 610-388-5290
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (92 reviews)
“popovers” (12 reviews)
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11:30 am - 3:00 pmAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1913
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Reviewed yesterday

The meals were beautifully presented but needed a bit more spicing. The squash soup was very good and my husband had a burger - hard to miss there. I ordered a salad and it needed a bit more spicing - was bland. The dishes were...More

Thank Judith M H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our group of three wanted to go to one of the illuminated fountain shows at Longwood. We weren’t sure how to handle meals for the day given the time we wanted to spend at the gardens. We couldn’t get reservations at the prime dinner time...More

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Thank Judy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Longwood gardens is gorgeous. It is a must see especially at Christmas time when the grounds turn into a magical place with Christmas trees lit up as far as the eye can see. The 1906 at Longwood Gardens restaurant is on the property and is...More

Thank Darlata
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at 1906 many times. The food is delicious and the menu options are always interesting. The service is a bit slow, so don't plan to get in and out. Just sit back, relax, and enjoy a leisurely lunch. It's a great place...More

Thank Brian E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten here several times. Every time the cuisine is impeccable and the food is delicious! They have fantastic cocktails and very attentive staff.

Thank Nicole E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are 3 dining choices at Longwood Gardens, once you've paid your admission: a cafeteria, a beer garden, and the 1906 restaurant. We wanted a sit down meal, and were very glad we chose the 1906, although it certainly cut down on our time in...More

Thank cfuller603
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Longwood Gardens, looking for a spot for lunch and not wanting steam table food or pre packaged food, we came upon a white table clothed restaurant. The Crab cake and the Burger were very good. Outdoor or indoor seating. A small menu which says...More

Thank Richloufoss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is very good and so is the service. It's located in Longwood Gardens which adds to the ambience.

Thank jungleRN
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Rated best dining in the area and I must say, went with picky eaters but they devoured this dessert, fresh bread and the mushroom soup was phenomenal!

Thank Archita P
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant does not live up to the splendor if the gardens. It is a great, pricey alternative to the cafeteria. Decor is minimal, table servers are not great and the food (except for the roll served in a planter cup) is not of the...More

Thank Janice B
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18 April 2017|
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Response from davidhnichols | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but I'll bet the main cafeteria would do that if you ask nicely!
13 December 2016|
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Response from peterchunt | Reviewed this property |
1906 has a nice reasonable sized wine list with a number of local wines as well.
1 August 2016|
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Response from Ahahn063 | Reviewed this property |
yes, not an issue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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
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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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