Seasonal Menu

wooden table in the foreground set for dining, with plush green bench seating in the background

1906

1906 offers a full-service dining experience.


Reservations recommended, available 90 days in advance.

610.388.5290

Early Summer Menu

Served Monday & Wednesday
11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Served Thursday—Saturday
11:00 am to 2:30 pm & 4:00 to 7:30 pm

Served Sunday
11:00 am to 4:00 pm


Past

revisit the nostalgic flavors from classic Longwood dishes to traditional guest favorites of yesteryear, and recipes adapted from the du Pont family archives

KENNETT SQUARE MUSHROOM SOUP
crispy shallots, chive 11.

BURRATA CAPRESE
heirloom cherry tomatoes, basil vinaigrette, balsamic fig glaze, baguette 16.

CHICKEN SALAD & FRIED OYSTERS
green circle chicken, bibb lettuce, pepper jam, lemon vinaigrette, remoulade 24.

TORTELLINI EN BRODO
corn broth, tomato, corn, beech mushroom, parmesan 23.

STEAK FRITES
creekstone farms filet mignon, broccolini, french fries, demi-glace 46.

CHOCOLATE CHERRY FLOWER POT
chocolate cake, chocolate ganache, cherry jam, cherry mousse, vanilla ice cream 14.


Present

a selection of what is in season, right here, right now, highlighting produce freshly harvested from our gardens and local farms to your table

JUMBO LUMP CRABCAKE
old bay aioli, coleslaw, vinegar chips 23.

STONE FRUIT SALAD
pickled shallot, bitter greens, pecan, cherry-vanilla vinaigrette 15.

BEECH MUSHROOM
white bean, tuscan kale, summer squash, romesco, almond 22.

MAINE LOBSTER
saffron risotto, tomato, asparagus 34.

JAIL ISLAND SALMON
coconut jasmine rice, peach salsa, avocado 27.

CHESHIRE PORK TENDERLOIN
anson mills cheddar grits, romanesco, blackberry barbecue, pickled red onion 28.

STRAWBERRY GALETTE
basil, balsamic reduction, sweet cream 13.

SORBET TRIO
watermelon-mint, cantaloupe-aperol, cucumber-jalapeno 12.


Future

our vision of the evolution of the culinary arts to a vegetable-centric tomorrow, featuring less animal protein and innovative engagement of the senses

MAITAKE MUSHROOM
tempura, green goddess 14.

WATERMELON GAZPACHO
jalapeno, nasturtium 11.

WHAT’S UP DOC?
braised carrot, carrot espuma, carrot chip, pea mousse, snap pea, black lentil 23.

GREEN CIRCLE CHICKEN
fingerling potato, bell pepper, arugula, baby carrot 25.

VANILLA BEAN PANNA COTTA
blackberries, blueberries, hibiscus, blueberry meringue, almond, mint 13.


For the Table

ARTISAN CHEESES
local & global selections, peach marmalade, crostini, apple, candied walnuts 19.

CALAMARI
cherry pepper, peppadew peppers, arugula 24.

PETIT FOURS
macarons, pate de fruit, bonbons 18.


Cocktails

WHITE LOTUS
sake, st. germain, lemon, sugar syrup, peach bitters 13.

BLACKBERRY SMASH
johnnie walker black, blackberries, chambord, mint 15.

HIBISCUS PALOMA
bluebird distilling agave blanco tequila, basil, hibiscus infused agave, grapefruit, tajin 14.

ROYAL SANGRIA
empress 1908 gin, white cranberry, berries, kiwi, pineapple, chandon garden spritz 15.

GOLDEN STATE OF MIND
gray whale gin, baba’s bucha bee’s knees kombucha, aperol, lemon 13.

BIRD OF PARADISE
bluebird distilling vodka, coconut water, honeydew melon, honey, lime 14.

1906 COCKTAIL
simonet blanc de blanc brut, chambord, crème de cassis 12.


Wines by the Glass & Bottle

  • prosecco, ruffino organic, italy 14/56.
  • champagne, laurent-perrier, tours sur marne, fr half bottle 39.
  • cava brut, poema, spain 12/48.
  • riesling cuvee, lamoreaux landing, finger lakes, ny 13/52.
  • chenin blanc-viognier, terra d’oro, ca 13/52.
  • albarino, bodega garzon, uruguay 12/48.
  • sauvignon blanc, duckhorn, napa valley, california 17/68.
  • sauvignon blanc, crowded house, marlborough, nz 14/56.
  • chardonnay, de wetshof limestone hill, south africa 15/60.
  • chardonnay, sonoma cutrer, russian river, ca 17/68.
  • rose of pinot noir, van duzer, willamette valley, or 13/52.
  • rose vinho verde, sol real, portugal 12/48.
  • pinot noir, iris, willamette valley, oregon 15/60.
  • cotes du rhone, les dauphins, rhone, france 13/52.
  • red blend, unshackled by the prisoner, california 16/64.
  • cabernet sauvignon, twenty acres, clarksburg, ca 14/56.
  • malbec, high note, mendoza, argentina 13/52.
  • rosso, zensa organic, puglia, italy 12/48.

1906 reservations can be made in advance via OpenTable or by calling 610.388.5290.

Please note: Timed Gardens Admission Tickets or Membership also required. Member reservations for Gardens admission required Thursday–Saturday after 3:00 pm.

Dining Hours

Now–June 29, 2022

The Café

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday
11:00 am–5:00 pm

Thursday, Friday, Saturday
11:00 am–9:00 pm

Tuesday
Closed

The Café has a limited menu the last hour of service.


Beer Garden

Thursday, Friday
4:00–9:00 pm

Saturday
12:00–9:00 pm

Sunday
12:00–5:00 pm

Monday–Wednesday
Closed

Beer Garden hours are weather permitting.


1906

Monday & Wednesday
11:00 am–3:00 pm

Thursday–Saturday
11:00 am–2:30 pm
4:00–7:30 pm

Sunday
11:00 am–4:00 pm

Tuesday
Closed

1906 advance reservations recommended.