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William Penn Inn

Rte. 202 and Sumneytown Pike, Gwynedd, PA 19436
+1 215-699-9272
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (70 reviews)
“snapper soup” (20 reviews)
“prime rib” (31 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Rte. 202 and Sumneytown Pike, Gwynedd, PA 19436
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Reviewed yesterday

This Inn certainly has history, It goes back over 300 years ! Locally it is the place to go to celebrate, either as a couple or large groups. We like the Monet dining room, It has a good food choice and always excellent service. I...More

Thank Ceilings
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been here twice and each time has been such a wonderful experience. The food is great, the atmosphere is magical and it just makes you happy. It is a fine dining experience.

Thank Dan D
GDowling, Manager at William Penn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so pleased that you have found us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the William Penn to celebrate a family birthday. Unfortunately there was a larger private party doing the same thing. We were located in the upstairs area and the other private party was located in the a private room about 15 feet away....More

Thank drumclub
GDowling, Manager at William Penn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning. First, let me thank you for sharing your special birthday occasion at the William Penn Inn and thank you for your kind words regarding your server, Gaige and your dinner itself. I am sorry that the exuberance of the party in the Governor's...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sometimes when I review a place I think of at least 1 thing that could have been better but not in this case. This was our first time here but our friends picked this place as they are regulars. Loved the charming place from the...More

Thank Juli226
GDowling, Manager at William Penn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much! I am so happy that you enjoyed your first experience and will be sure to pass on your kind words to Josh and the rest of the Commonwealth Club team.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dine at the William Penn Inn for special occasions and whenever we want to enjoy an extra special dinner. Our most recent visit was exceptional. Superb service and an outstanding meal. We enjoy dining in the bar area. Cozy and there is a harpist...More

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

Thank you so much for your kind words - I will be sure to pass on to the team!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We usually visit here around the holidays. They do a fantastic job on their seasonal decorations! The bars are comfortable and the bar staff are terrific mixologists! The menu is full of delicious choices from seafood to American favorites! Our favorite place to dine and...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we have visited previously last year, reservations required in advance, expensive, good selections, great options, prime rib was fair, veal Oscar was excellent as was the sea food combinations. wine expensive.

Thank petz24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For our nine year anniversary, my boyfriend and I decided to try the William Penn Inn. We were very impressed with our experience. We were seated in the Commonwealth Room, one of three dining areas within the establishment. It was traditionally decorated, with beautiful mirrors...More

Thank asx297
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We recently visited the William Penn Inn for their Sunday brunch. We were seated immediately in a very sunny room across from the dessert buffet table. They are very smart to place the hot items table in one area, the carving station in another and...More

Thank mussarim
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Food was good as was service. I thought the restaurant interior was rather stuffy and dated though. Some specials were offered which some of the guests at the table tried and enjoyed. One visit though may be enough; I just didn't dig the restaurant's claustrophobic...More

Thank annarchynyc
GDowling, Manager at William Penn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to let us know how you felt about your dining experience. We do have another dining room which is located on the second floor called the Commonwealth Club. It has an abundance of windows and natural light...More

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Questions & Answers
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.
19 August 2016|
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Response from CoachLo | Reviewed this property |
The buffet does not include beverages, only water.
30 June 2016|
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Response from iholland95 | Reviewed this property |
They most likely do but you will have to call ahead
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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