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The House of William & Merry

1336 Old Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707-9557
+1 302-234-2255
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“foie gras” (13 reviews)
“pork shank” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1336 Old Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707-9557
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came here with business colleagues and still a perfect location and dinner. They just changed to the spring menu and it as just divine. My deviled egg was absolutely amazing. The tuna tartare was extremely tasty. Main course of cabonara with clams was absolutely superb....More

Thank Monkey168
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a high recommendation and were disappointed as compared to other restaurants of this price range. Just seemed that they were trying too hard to be fancy and we found the evening to be pricey.

Thank Gregg F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, charming atmosphere, and friendly service. Perfect for a nice date night out. Fine dining restaurant with an exciting food and drink menu. Not somewhere I would eat on a regular basis, but works for a special occasion.

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch at William and Merry, our first time there. The service was attentive and the food was good. The only downside is that it is rather small and seems that it could be loud at dinnertime - the table are rather close together,...More

Thank Happytraveler87
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Fabulous food and service in a quaint setting. Fresh and varied menu with imaginative offerings from a very talented chef.

Thank Phengelis
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Two couples dined here just before Christmas. We sat upstairs seating at 5:30. By 6:30 the room was full and lively, noisy, but not too noisy. Our server was absolutely perfect. She greeted us, took our drink orders, explained the specials and checked on us...More

Thank appetitetogo
Reviewed 11 December 2017

My first time there. Food and service were impeccable. Cocktails were eclectic and delicious. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Had a fabulous dinner here on a Saturday evening. For starters, we ordered the Spinach/Arugula salad and the Scented Potato Bisque, each exceeded our expectations. The salad had a very nice spiciness to it, and we're still trying to figure out how they did that...More

2  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Don't let the title fool you, this visit from hell wasn't all the restaurant's fault. My kid had a part in it but the restaurant sure didn't make it any better. I'm used to the wonderful food of New York City so when somebody tells...More

Thank Sara P
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I first dined here roughly a year ago (click on my profile to pull up the review). Basically I said the appetizers and mains were amazing but that the desserts were a bit limited and the wine list was SEVERELY limited and not exciting. I...More

3  Thank WineTraveller
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11 May 2015|
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Response from Bill K | Reviewed this property |
I don't that businesses should try to be everything to everybody. William and Merry is not a large group restaurant and their food is for the adventerous foodie type. Raw food like oysters, carpaccio Caesar Salad with raw... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1336 Old Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707-9557
    (Valley Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Hockessin
  • Phone Number: +1 302-234-2255
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