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1906 at Longwood Gardens

1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1913
+1 610-388-1000
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (103 reviews)
“popovers” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1913
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Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the upscale dining facility at Longwood Gardens. The menu is innovative and seasonal. The crab cannoli proved that cannolis are not just dessert. I loved the creamy corn soup with roasted corn and peppers. Another treat is the warm popovers baked in small...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Attentive staff happy to serve you, fabulous food prepared with great care, fine wine,,,beautiful atmospjhere. The very best of times, Highly recommend this hidden jewel.

Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unique menu using all the vegetables grown in the garden. Very good service and menu! View of the gardens from table and can step outside the pavilion for a great view of the dancing fountains!

Thank Harold B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ambiance in the restaurant was wonderful. There is out door seating but we sat inside. Our server, Meri, was very friendly and attentive. The food was delicious and the menu is seasonal. Some of the items we enjoyed were Texture of Corn soup, Jumbo...More

Thank Travellermama
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We worked up an appetite on our chilly visit to Longwood. After viewing outdoor blooms, we toured the conservatory and famous Aeolian organ--one of the largest ever constructed--we headed to the 1906 Restaurant. We give them A+ for presentation and A for taste!

Thank caesarsm0m
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We have visited the Longwood Gardens for the Fountain show in July and had lunch at the 1906 Restaurant. The outdoor seating was perfect; it is almost like having an outdoor picnic. The food was delicious; from burrata and tomato salad, Caesar salad, spicy mussels...More

Thank Maria K
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Divine. Mushroom soup best ever. Beautiful outdoor balcony breezy and comfortable with butterflies fluttering by. Lovely servers and good us high quality. Cappuccinos were perfect.

Thank joan f
Reviewed July 28, 2018

On a visit to Longwood Gardens, my husband and I went to buy a bottle of water and an apple from the cafeteria style restaurant when we spotted the entrance to 1906. We were tired and hot and thought it would be nice to sit...More

1  Thank Anne S
Reviewed July 26, 2018

On Saturday the 14th of July we visited Longwood Gardens near Kennett Square,PA. We decided to have dinner in the 1906 Restaurant and were happy that we did. The food and service were excellent.

Thank Frances A
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April 18, 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!
December 12, 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.
July 31, 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
US$25 - US$50
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
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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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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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