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William Penn Inn

Rte. 202 and Sumneytown Pike, Gwynedd, PA 19436
+1 215-699-9272
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (72 reviews)
“prime rib” (34 reviews)
“snapper soup” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:30 Hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
Rte. 202 and Sumneytown Pike, Gwynedd, PA 19436
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1 - 10 of 437 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been several years since I've been to William Penn, but my family has always enjoyed brunch there and today was no exception. We were seated around 12 noon and I was pleased that there were no lines for the to-order items such as omelets...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended my nephew’s wedding reception here last night. Felt like I was in a sardine can. My chair was partway on the rug and the dance floor. The chairs were tiny so they could jam 10 chairs at the table. Entree delivery was uneven as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SmokyEd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rated Wm Penn Inn "average" because there is not a rating above poor but less than average. I have been to the establishment many times and was always pleased with our food, service and ambiance. Today, fist there was an offensive air freshener than...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank msb1305
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Great food excellent presentation. Salmon with bbq sauce interesting combination yet delicious. Fresh spinach salad with warm bacon dressing was good. Service was very courteous but slow as the dining room filled up.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank xavierfs
GDowling, Manager at William Penn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you so much for your review and feedback. We are pleased that you chose us and will look into the speed of service.

Reviewed 21 October 2018

My husband, 2-year old, parents, and I were here for a wedding of a close friend. The ceremony was outdoors on their beautiful patio, then cocktail hour inside with a variety of excellent hors d'oeuvres and veggies. Lunch was amazing! I had the chicken with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MrsEggs2010
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This is the first negative review I've ever written. My husband and I were both disappointed last night at my birthday dinner. The Inn is gorgeous with a stunning history. The staff were all terrific. The food: not so much. We started with the bruschetta...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Rufein
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Crab cakes were too heavily coated, could not taste the crab. I did not like four small cakes in place of one cake.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dot M
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I ate in the commonwealth club, it's more intimate then the Monet room. I had the prime rib(an end cut) it was done exactly like I ordered. They serve it with a beranise sauce for dipping, it compliments the meat perfectly. My...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jim m
GDowling, Manager at William Penn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

How lovely that you were able to join us for an intimate dinner. The Commonwealth Club is indeed a very beautiful area. Thank you for your review of your dining experience - I will be sure to pass on your comments to our culinary and...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Really a most wonderful place. Over the years we have had many family dinners and birthdays here but we are no longer close by and had not been here in awhile. We had a lovely Sunday dinner. From the kind hostess at the front podium...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank M M
GDowling, Manager at William Penn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It is indeed a pleasure to serve old friends! I will be sure to pass on your comments to our team - including the housekeeping department!

Reviewed 16 September 2018

We met a couple at the Inn that we hadn't seen in over 20 years, and read the reviews with tepid feelings. I was very pleasantly surprised by the food quality, the service and attention and the overall atmosphere. The Inn has always catered to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nicholas M
Gretchen1960, Manager at William Penn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you so much for your review - I'm happy that we have regained you as a guest!

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Wendy T
20 September 2018|
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Response from Nicholas M | Reviewed this property |
I suspect not, but call them to query whether they have corkage fees for wines for special occasions
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Wendy T
20 September 2018|
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Response from Thomas M | Reviewed this property |
No, they have a bar service,!
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revtaylor
25 December 2016|
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Response from Gretchen1960 | Property representative |
They are given out to you when you dine in the restaurants after Thanksgiving through the month of December.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rte. 202 and Sumneytown Pike, Gwynedd, PA 19436
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Gwynedd
  • Phone Number: +1 215-699-9272
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