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About General Warren

Historic 1745 Country Inn featuring American-Continental Cuisine with a contemporary flair, table-side prepared specialties at dinner, attentive service amid charming candlelit dining rooms, all with working fireplaces. Home of "The Warren Tavern", featuring a lite fare menu or the full menu, all available without reservations. Happy Hour 4:30 to 6:30 Mon- Fri featuring discounted draft and bottled beers, $5 wines, $2 off all other adult drinks, reduced price Happy Hour Menu items . Full bar and extensive International wine list. Outdoor dining at "The Springhouse Terrace", available all year-round for cocktail parties, receptions and intimate weddings and receptions. Three private party rooms for 15 to 60 guests, eight elegant guests suites for overnight stays, including a served continental breakfast.

9 Old Lancaster Road
Malvern, PA 19355
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Continental, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm. Happy Hour 4:30 to 6:30 Mon- Fri featuring 1/2 price draft beer, $5 wines, 1/2 price tavern menu. Guests suites available seven nights a week. Private parties and wedding ceremonies/receptions for 50 to 150 guests can be hosted Saturday afternoons or anytime Sunday.

Cross Street:
Warren Avenue

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(610) 296-3637

Website:
http://www.generalwarren.com/

Entertainment:
In THE WARREN TAVERN: Thursdays: Live Music from 6 to 10 pm with special drink and food pricing. To see schedule of upcoming talent, visit website, call or e-mail us.
HAPPY HOUR(S) Monday-Friday 4:30 - 6:30 featuring discounted draft beers, $5 wines, $2 off all other adult drinks, reduced price Happy Hour Menu items

Catering:
All catering for on-site functions only. Three Private dining rooms for groups of 15 to 60, plus the four-seasons Springhouse Terrace for cocktail receptions and wedding ceremonies. Reserving the entire inn for parties of 50 to 150 available. General Warren Inne specializes in custom functions including cocktail parties with food stations, carving stations and butler hors d'oeuvre service, in addition to our award winning white cloth table service. Your event can be tailored to be formal or casual, based on your needs. Please contact a function planner at 610 296.3637 or info@generalwarren.com

Parking Details:
Ample free parking on property. Complimentary Valet Parking on busy nights.

Public Transit:
Local SEPTA R-5 Regional Rail transit and Amtrak service 1 mile from inn. Advance taxi service reservations required. Call us for assistance, 610 296.3637

Executive Chef:
Josh Smith

Private Party Facilities:
Step through our door and experience classic 18th century charm and hospitality blended with modern American cuisine, with all spaces recently renovated. Join us for your next special occasion or corporate event. With three private dining rooms and the Springhouse Terrace, we can accommodate groups of 15 to 60 guests.

Private Party Contact:
Event Coordinator: (610) 296-3637

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Happy Hour 4:30 to 6:30 Mon- Fri featuring discounted draft & bottled beers, house wines, $2 off all other adult drinks, reduced price Happy Hour Menu items .... Dinner / Suite / Breakfast Packages, starting at only $190 per couple.

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General Warren Ratings and Reviews

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food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.6

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93% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (58)
Good for a Date (54)
Good for Anniversaries (50)
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Romantic (46)
Quiet Conversation (39)
Neighborhood Gem (36)
Good for Birthdays (32)
Cozy (32)
Worth the Drive (29)
Business Meals (27)
Fit for Foodies (24)
Good for Groups (23)
Authentic (20)
Great for Lunch (20)
Creative Cuisine (18)
Notable Wine List (17)
Bar Seating (16)
Great for Outdoor Dining (16)
Sunday Lunch (14)
Happy Hour (13)
Comfort Food (12)
Gluten Free Options (12)
Seasonal (11)
Scenic View (10)
Fun (9)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Local Ingredients (8)
Healthy (6)
Casual (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Great for Brunch (4)
Quick Bite (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Disabled Access (3)
People Watching (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Organic (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Vegan (2)
Live Music (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Waterfront (1)
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined a day ago

Wonderful birthday dinner for my husband. His pork was delicious. My bronzino was fabulous. Holiday decorations were festive and beautiful. Service from Maureen was very professional.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

General Warren does not disappoint. The atmosphere is a lovely colonial era inn, decorated for the holidays. They offer complimentary valet parking which proved essential in a recent snowfall-they had scraped the windows and turned up the heater when my car was returned.
The lunch times servers were pleasant and good humored considering the restaurant was filled to overflowing with holiday lunchers.I had the duck confit flatbred, my friends had chicken roulade,croque monsieur and a beef stew, followed by their award winning cheesecake. Not a crumb was left.

Tags: Seasonal, Authentic, Sunday Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

Beautiful ambience for our group luncheon, delicious lunches and perfect service. We all agreed it was our favorite over the 11 years we’ve been gathering to celebrate the holidays!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive
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·Dined 5 days ago

5 guys who are friends since High School (65 yrs ago) meeting in a comfortable, friendly,
well appointed dining room . Great food. Good drinks. Featuring a clientele that we found
we were compatible with, in values/interest.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined 5 days ago

Never have had a bad experience at General Warren, and I have been going there for thirty years! Food is always good. Menu changesfrequently, and is always creative. Love the ambiance!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Business Meals
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Anniversary

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Lamb and fillet were overpriced at $38. Very ordinary presentation and plain white cauliflower with lamb was not a great complement. No attempt at gourmet but priced accordingly.

Small plate shrimp looked like a McDonald's meal.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 8, 2017

General Warren never fails to impress me with the quality and originality of its menu, service and ambience. On cold days, they’ll have two fireplaces going — and the warm glow from them is wonderful.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Great food ,service and ambience
Always consistent
Highly recommend

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 6, 2017

AS always - food was great, service attentive. We love going to the GWI - never a disappointment.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Authentic, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Romantic
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Food was okay, service was extremely slow. Took 1.5 hours for a "quick" lunch. Parking was awful, and the valet guy was downright terroristic, threatening me with damage to my car if I parked in the lot, when the overflow lot was completely overflowing. Pretty awful experience all around. Sad to say, as it came highly recommended.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Caesar salad best there is. Made fresh table side

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Love this place. Why go anywhere else if this is in your backyard?

Tags: Quick Bite, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Disabled Access, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

Excellent meal and service. All 3 of of had great dishes. I’ve been here a few times and this was the best meal yet - and all the others were great too!

Tags: Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Gluten Free Options, Authentic
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

Excellent, professional yet friendly staff. Food prepared perfectly. Great attention to details.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Initially, we were very excited for our first trip to the GW Inne. From its website, it looked charming. When we got there, our excitement remained, we had a nice seat at the bar while we waited for our table to be prepared. Once we sat down though, it was all down hill. The server was absolutely awful. He never came back to our table. There were tables around us that were seated after us, and got their food before us. We saw very attentive wait staff attending to the other tables, but our gentleman was at best, absent. We had to check on the arrival of our food, had to ask him for coffee after the main courses were finally cleared, and even then he never returned. We asked TWICE for our bill. Would not return or recommend due to poor service level.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thankful for the wonderful Thanksgiving day you gave us!

It was amazing food and service, and how amazing , after 25 years,
Or 25 or more guests at our home....
I got to eat out and not stay home and cook!!

Thank you thank you!!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Late-night Find, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good Vegetarian Options, Live Music, Quiet Conversation, Fun
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving dinner was perfect and plentiful, posh but not stuffy, relaxed fine dining in a beautiful old inn. The staff would have gotten a "good" on service ( rather slow and coffee not served with dessert) but as it was a holiday and very busy I would say "very good plus" is more apt. The food was absolutely delicious, I didn't miss my home cooking for a second (and yes I am a good cook).

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Very traditional atmosphere in a building built in the 1700's. Servers are long time employees s who are professional and friendly without being intrusive. Mushroom tarte and the snapper soup were excellent and both were recommended. The bronzino on special was cooked to perfection in a burre blanc sauce and was a generous portion. It was our first time thewre and we have already made reservations for dinner during the upcoming holidays.

Tags: Cozy, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Love this restaurant! A real gem!
Service and food are excellent

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We've come here for years. The ambiance is wonderful. The service is usually very good.
The food is also very good, but not as good as the high prices would suggest.

Suggest lowering prices slightly or wowing up the food.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 14, 2017

We always enjoy our meal and the ambiance of The General Warren Inn. The drinks and dinners are consistently good. We will definitely be back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Beautiful setting, great service and excellent food... Sandy our server is as good as it gets and has been with the GW for so many years she estimated she had prepared 20k of the tableside Ceasar salads... that’s a lot of Caesar’s folks and her attitude and the service was excellent! Originally this was my favorite birthday spot and now has become my wife’s as well so we make it at least twice a year.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

My wife's crab cakes were not as we remembered and had a strange seasoning that hindered the crab taste. My turtle soup was a big disappointment and could not compare to the Ship Inn's. The staff was very attentive and cordial, but it may be time to look for a new chef, especially one who uses tried and true ingredients .

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed The General Warren. Starting with the valet service the beautiful room, the waitress ,and the food it was a wonderful evening.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Disappointing.
We have been to the Gen W Inn several time, always with a good experience, but this night was substandard. Both (there were two of us) main courses were over cooked. Two sides were cold. Waitress couldn’t pour my beer without spilling it (twice).
I told the waitress my wife’s meal was awful, very politely and only with the intent of helping them do better next time. In response she said, “yea I didn’t think it looked good when I brought it out.” Which begs the question, why did she bring it out or check on us sooner?
We came to the Gen W Inn, but had the experience of eating at a diner.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Everyone was so nice. The food was great, service was pleasant, and prompt. Overall a great experience.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 2, 2017

We had a very delicious meal! Everything was cooked perfectly as per our requests. Although there was a corkage fee, it was nice to be able to bring an older Burgundy from home for this special occasion! One of the highlights was a Caesar salad for 2 prepared table side by Celeste!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Lunch was terrific as always. My companions thoroughly enjoyed their meals, too. Compliments to the chef!

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Always a consistently good experience. Nice atmosphere, great food, attentive but not intrusive waitress.

Tags: Bar Seating, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Always wonderful and the best Caesar's salad and Beef Wellington ever!!!

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Organic, Neighborhood Gem, Vegan, Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

The food and service was exceptional as usual! This was our second visit. WE will be back again when we return to the area.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Got married here a year ago n just celebrated our first anniversary. Fantastic food and service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Setting very historic and Colonial. Everyone very accommodating and service was great.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Afternoon Tea
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Wonderful 80th birthday dinner for my dad.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Constantly fantastic. We have been going there for many years and have always been pleased with everything.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 24, 2017

We like to patronize this gracious inn for the good food and charming settings. We hosted 60 people there for our son's wedding rehearsal dinner over a year ago.

This occasion was for a family birthday. We had a nice evening and enjoyed the meal but the service was slow at points -- apparently the waitress had more tables to handle than typical.
I felt bad leaving her a less than generous tip, especially as she seemed nice and worked hard. But I felt I could not considering that at several points in the meal we were left waiting for more than a few minutes with no explanation.

We really appreciated that "Happy Birthday" was written around the rim of the plate for the birthday guy. Lovely, low-key touch! (We had noted when making the reservation that it was a birthday occasion.)

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 20, 2017

I have been eating here for many many years and have never been disappointed. The food and service have been consistently excellent. and the venue surpasses anything in the area.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 15, 2017

As usual, the overall experience was excellent. Unfortunately, our server Maureen, was a bit
harried. We ordered a bottle of wine; she brought us two very small wine glasses which we requested to be exchanged for proper large red wine glasses. Her reaction was that she 'would do her best to find some". A bit latter she brought us the correct size glasses with no apology.

Food was terrific and except for the server issues, it was a good evening.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Not our first visit to General Warren, and definitely not our last. :-) As always, service was impeccable, food was fantastic (one caveat: The pastry dough for the beef Wellington was undercooked, at our table and the table next to us... the over was not hot enough, but the dish was still tasty).

After a half-dozen visits, it feels weird to write a full-on review. We've spent Valentine's Day here twice, we dine here whenever we're in the Malvern area, and we just love it. The new dessert offerings look tremendous! We had the praline cheesecake, which was wonderful, but we could've chosen all of them. And we don't normally eat dessert.

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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