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William Penn Inn

Rte. 202 and Sumneytown Pike, Gwynedd, PA 19436
+1 215-699-9272
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (69 reviews)
“prime rib” (34 reviews)
“snapper soup” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
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LOCATION
Rte. 202 and Sumneytown Pike, Gwynedd, PA 19436
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1 - 10 of 434 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank xavierfs
GDowling, Manager at William Penn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank MrsEggs2010
Reviewed October 14, 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

1  Thank Rufein
Reviewed September 28, 2018

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

Thank dot M
Reviewed September 16, 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

Thank jim m
GDowling, Manager at William Penn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 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 September 16, 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

Thank M M
GDowling, Manager at William Penn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 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 September 16, 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

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

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

Reviewed September 7, 2018

Atmosphere wonderful. Service wonderful. The food was so overpriced it wasn't funny. I won't go back.More

Thank PegF25
GDowling, Manager at William Penn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Dear Peg, I'm sorry that you felt that our menu items are overpriced. We believe that we serve generous portions and that there is good value for the meal that you receive. I am assuming that you joined us for lunch where our entrée choices...More

Reviewed August 26, 2018

We used to go to the William Penn inn in the 90's at least once a month for the buffet,the last time we went i was shocked at the prices and the quality of food and service,it was crowded and it seemed like they were...More

Thank surfisher53
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Birthdays seem to come around so quickly - but a postcard from the Wm. Penn Inn reminding you of your Frequent Diner card's free dessert for the birthday person will take some of the sting out of another year tallied. The beautiful old inn, exuding...More

1  Thank OldBridges
GDowling, Manager at William Penn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Thank you for your most informative, complimentary review - much appreciated and a happy birthday to you!

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Wendy T
September 20, 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
September 20, 2018|
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Response from wstmd | Reviewed this property |
No, not A BYOB. Full bar, full selection of wines
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revtaylor
December 24, 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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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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