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1906 at Longwood Gardens

1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1913
+1 610-388-1000
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (99 reviews)
“popovers” (12 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348-1913
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Reviewed 1 week ago

perfect setting for a birthday lunch. the mushroom soup is amazing, the crab cakes and great and the chocolate fountain while messy is FABULOUS.

Thank Cynthia U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first time back at the 1906 restaurant after it’s extensive renovation. The new 1906 looks nothing like its predecessor. Mostly hard surfaces now where conversations echo all over the dining room. No tablecloth. New chairs are not comfortable. Menu is oddly creative....More

Thank RGPoland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I hadn’t visited Longwood Gardens for 2-3 years. We returned to visit the gardens and the newly reopened and restored main fountain area. It was an unseasonably hot day (88F) but sunny and pleasant. The walk through the gardens was serene and...More

1  Thank JoeyNMN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family. Four of us started with mushroom soup. Exquisite. A blend of mushrooms and amazing flavor. We all thought it was the best we’ve ever had. Also ordered morel mushrooms with gnocchi and fiddle heads... also exquisite. Dessert was perfect (chocolate flower pot)...More

Thank Harry N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited this establishment on a fairly busy day without reservations, and while there was an hour wait, it was totally worth it. The food was amazing, the service was outstanding, and the atmosphere was charming. We will definitely be returning on...More

1  Thank Douglas K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice choice if you want to spend a day in Longwood gardens. When you get hungry you either wait in long line for cafe, or be pampered in 1906. Surprisingly small menu, so you don't get too many choices, but we liked mushroom soup, fritters...More

Thank baraklo
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

My sister's, my mom, myself and my one year old all dined here for my sister's bachelorette weekend. Longwood Gardens itself--even before everything is in bloom--was a joy, but 1906 truly took my breath away. It wasn't just the clear intention with the food. Every...More

1  Thank Anna M
Reviewed 26 March 2018

My husband and I have enjoyed lunches and dinners at 1906 for years. You always knew you would have a wonderful meal. It was a "fine dining" experience. Sadly not anymore. The new 1906 has a refurbished room with more space between the tables but...More

1  Thank DMblevins
Reviewed 25 March 2018

As longtime Longwood members, we were excited to try lunch at the newly refurbished site and menu of 1906 on the opening day - March 25, 2018. Would have to say we had mixed results. First the good - The renovations do modernize the facility...More

1  Thank IamBootsdog
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

When to Longwood Gardens for dinner at 1906 and to see the gardens, Conservatory and Fountains. Great meal and grounds, topped of by the water,fire and light show

Thank Brooks D
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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.
31 July 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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
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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