The picturesque setting and breathtaking views of Boathouse Row and the Schuylkill River have made the Water Works Restaurant and Lounge one of Philadelphia’s most sought after special events venues. Whether it’s a corporate gala in the historic Engine House, a birthday celebration for forty in our glass enclosed solarium, cocktails in the breezeway, a wedding ceremony at the Gazebo, a reception under the Grand Pavilion or a tented affair for 1,000 along the Schuylkill, every event is assured to be elegant. Guests can choose three to nine course menus or create one that fulfills personal desires. Create your own history at Philadelphia’s Landmark Dining Experience~ World-class cuisine, first-class service, unparalleled views, monumental events!
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Nestled on the banks of the Schuylkill River, the Water Works Restaurant and Lounge is Philadelphia’s Landmark Dining Experience. Built in 1812, the Fairmount Water Works was an engineering and architectural marvel, pumping fresh water for Philadelphians until 1860. Today, this National Historic Landmark is home to world-class cuisine, impeccable service and the magical dining experience that is the Water Works Restaurant and Lounge. Dine beneath the high barrel-vaulted ceiling of the Engine House or the glass enclosed Solarium boasting the most spectacular views in town. Relax with intimate dining in the Breezeway and cocktails in the Caretaker's Lounge. Our outdoor terrace and riverside veranda offer Philly’s best outdoor dining experience. Saveur Magazine proclaimed the Water Works as “One of the Top 100 Dining Experiences in the World.” Experience the Water Works Restaurant and Lounge and discover that this enchanting place that once made history now makes unforgettable memories.
- Contact Gary Ted Abramson at (888) 606-4158