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“Fabulous service”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Swann Lounge & Cafe - CLOSED

Swann Lounge & Cafe
Price range: US$31 - US$35
Cuisines: American, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: View, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Corner of Benjamin Franklin Parkway & 18th
Transit: PHLASH – 18th and Parkway
Description: Couches and overstuffed armchairs elevate the level of comfort in the spacious Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia. The Lounge features an all day menu of 'cultured cocktails and cuisine.' Afternoon Tea on Saturday and lavish Sunday brunch make the lounge a popular destination for Philadelphians and visitors alike. A fireplace blazes in winter, while diners overlook the famous Parkway Museums District.
USA
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Fabulous service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2013

To venture out for fabulous service, I ate the Swann Lounge in the Four Seasons. The salad, atmosphere, service, and staff met my Four Seasons outstanding expectations.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank N0madg0lfer
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English first
Bryn Mawr, PA
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Tea was Lovely”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013

The Four Seasons offers a lovely afternoon tea in the Swann Lounge. They tea sandwiches, scones, and pastries were wonderful as was the extensive selection of brewed tea. A pianist helped set the stage for a relaxing and refined afternoon break. At $30 per person it's a bit pricey, but nice for a special celebration or an important event.

Note on Gluten Free - One of the four of us required a gluten free assortment and they were extremely accomodating. We called in advance to let them know about the gluten free restriction for one guest, and we reconfirmed the day before. They produced beautiful sandwiches, fruit, and pastries just for her and her assortment was every bit as beautiful and delicious as the non- gluten-free version.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank CookinmaBrynMawr_PA
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New Jersey
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1,808 reviews
665 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,201 helpful votes
“The food was excellent.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2013

This place makes me want to come back for more each time due to tasty food and good variety. Especially enjoyable is Sunday brunch.

Visited April 2013
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Southbury, Connecticut
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146 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Great service and atmosphere - pricey”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2013

This is our second trip to the Swann - this time just to the lounge. Service was outstanding and atmosphere was great. Very pricey: had 2 Bushmills and 2 wines - bill came to $72.60 without tip. Would get 5 stars except for the cost; guess you're paying for the atmosphere which is great

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank JoeMary01
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Springfield, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“5 star service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2013

staff is the elite in the service industry. They placed us in the most esthetically pleasing location and treated us with peresonal service.

Visited March 2013
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