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1906 at Longwood Gardens

1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1913
+1 610-388-1000
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (105 reviews)
“popovers” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1913
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a delicious lunch. A little pricey, but the entrees are unique and - hey, you're on vacation. The cauliflower steak was really good. (it's all vegetables)

Thank Greg4Travel2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although we live in the area and have a membership at Longwood, this was our first time eating at 1906. We were not disappointed. The menu was a little confusing at first, but after we read the headings it made sense. We expected it would...More

Thank GregandLinda F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken salad with fried oysters. Arnold Palmer cocktail. Chocolate potted butter cream. Excellent service. A warm welcome. Highly recommend.

Thank gourmet82
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We were amazed to find this great eating place tucked behind the line that led to the cafeteria. My wife and I looked at the spot and decided to try 1906. We were not disappointed! Our server Natalie guided us through the lunch menu with...More

Thank TheChiefFromCali
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We decided to dine here at the last minute and sat on the deck as the tables were all booked inside. The reason bugs and your chairs getting stuck in the slates of the deck The server was great and has us taste the wine...More

Thank joanz359
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Maybe my expectations were too high, but I thought the food here wasn’t exceptional. The outdoor deck was beautiful and our server was attentive. Menus are creatively written ...the autumn salad sounded delicious but had only tiny slivers of pear and the bacon was hardly...More

Thank NYCvisitorRichmond
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Have eaten here a number of times over the last 2 years while visiting the Gardens and are never disappointed. They change the menu seasonally and always have interesting and flavorful selections. They use a lot of items from local farms and the gardens. I...More

Thank STAofPA
Reviewed 2 October 2018

My two friends and I were there to celebrate my birthday. It was extremely unclear that a dish that said "Hen and the Egg" was vegetarian. There were not many vegetarian or vegan choices which in today's day & age is unacceptable. The menu looked...More

2  Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Sometimes the fine dining venues at this type of mass croud places is just a matter of price and linen napkins. But the menu was different and tasty. The service was good and attentive but menu limited. Was not overpriced and rather restful setting compared...More

Thank robertgZ4512CZ
Reviewed 22 September 2018

My daughter arranged an 80th birthday night for me that included dinner at the VERY expensive 1906 restaurant at Longwood Gardens. The weather had cooled from the many 90-degree days we'd been having, so we elected to eat on the porch. Both my daughter and...More

Thank FrugalGormet
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yvonnew886
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!
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zumbagal
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.
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NJquinn
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:30 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: +1 610-388-1000
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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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