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Liberte Lounge

4.2
389 reviews
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$30 and under
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French
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  • Afternoon Tea
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
Discover Liberté a chic urban lounge serving hand-crafted cocktails and contemporary, French-inspired food in one of the city's loveliest settings. Bedecked in bold jewel tones of ruby and garnet and outfitted with dynamic, modern furniture, the Center City Philadelphia lounge offers guests three seating options. Gather with friends or colleagues: at the length of the bar itself. Share an intimate moment in the cozy lounge alongside the working fireplace. Or enjoy a meal in the more casual elegant dining area. Sample from a menu of simple-yet-delectable dishes, including our De-light healthy options. Relax in the stunning oval-shaped central bar, where acclaimed mixologists shake, muddle and stir hand-crafted, artisanal cocktails. This charming Center City bar brings back a bygone era – the slick, smooth appeal of a perfectly made drink in a stunning setting.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
French, French American, American
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Hours of operation
Lunch
Daily 11:30 am–2:00 pm
Bar Food
Daily 11:30 am–12:00 am
Afternoon Tea
Daily 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Dinner
Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
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Phone number
(215) 569-8300
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Edward Hancock
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Private party facilities
Liberte Lounge offers the ideal space for private events and gatherings. Nestled in the heart of downtown Philadelphia special occasions are celebrated with an expert staff, unique cocktails, and deliciously tantalizing cuisine by Chef Jim Coleman.
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Private party contact
Julia Brown-Farley: (215) 564-7831
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
17th Street and Sansom Street
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Entertainment
Entertainment on selected dates
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 389 People Are Saying
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4.2  based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.1
service
4.1
ambience
4.1
value
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74% of people would recommend it to a friend
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BrianO 
3.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Staff was fantastic. Nice setting and ambiance. Food was disappointing at best. Cheese appetizer was poorly done. The pear spread wasn’t even completely cooked as it was mainly pears in a granular brown sugar mess. The pasta itself was well prepared as far as texture but the mushroom sauce was pretty much tasteless brown water. Disappointing is the nicest way to describe this dining experience. Reminded me why I usually don’t dine in hotel restaurants

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

It was a nice afternoon tea experience with friends!

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

My husband & I visited this restaurant for an early Valentine's afternoon tea. The service was wonderful as well as the whole tea experience.

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SarahE (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Had another lovely afternoon tea experience at the Liberte Lounge! Service was excellent--the staff was attentive and good humored. The tea service was delicious. I wish they'd described the tea sandwich options in case we wanted to make any substitutions. I also wish there had been a slightly wider variety of teas. There were only a few choices that were decaffeinated. The scones were delicious, as well as the macaroons!

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RasoulM (Baltimore)
1.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

reserved through open table for afternoon tea at 2:30. Changed the reservation to 5 successfully through open table. Got there at 4:55. Was told that tea hour ends at 5 and they could not seat us. There was no remediation . Horribly poor service.

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TAG611 (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

I purchased a discounted Afternoon Tea from Travel Zoo for me, my sister, my mom and my son's girlfriend. We had so much fun and the food was delicious. This is something we would definitely do again. The only thing we noticed is that the tea is not served in authentic tea cups :-(

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

Went for afternoon tea with a coupon. Overall a surprising good tea and we left full and satisfied. A nice variety of scones, small sandwiches, and dessert. Tea was an excellent quality and we had a champagne, mimosa, or Bellini toast. We went at 1pm on a Sunday and were the first people to arrive so it was really quiet, but I think the kitchen was surprised by our reservation as we were told the reservations usually start at 2pm. Still they readied for us with all haste and we had a lovely afternoon,

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

Lots of highs, and a few slight annoyances:

Staff (Great job) - super friendly staff, remembered my name from the reservation throughout lunch, gave me utensils when I took the dessert to go. everyone was super friendly. Minor thing - waited about 1 minute, maybe 2, to be seated as there was no one at the podium when I came in.

Food (Very good) - All the food looked amazing.
App: the tuna was very buttery in texture (and I wish I could have slurped up the sauce/broth it was immersed in). Slightly under-seasoned for me, but still very good.
Entree: the duck confit was good, some parts were super tender, other parts of the duck leg harder to chew. The arugula salad with the crispy duck skin instead of croutons was AMAZING!
Dessert: still in my fridge, looked amazing.

Price - it was restaurant week... I love restaurant week!
Thanks for the quiet delicious lunch!

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
2.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

When we walked in there was no hostess to greet us. After a while longer a waitress came to advise us that the hostess will be with us shortly. He did not appear until about another 10 minutes. We were then seated and waited another 20 minutes for the waitress to ask us if we wanted any drinks. We decided to order our meals, because we did not want to have our drinks and not order in another half an hour. Our meals arrived cold! I ate it because I did not want to wait another second. The waitress barely checked on us. My husband had to take the silverware from another table, because the waitress forgot to give us eating utensils for our desserts, which when we finally tasted it was pretty good. The meal was cold so that was not good.

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Jeannette (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

The food was delicious and the waitstaff very friendly and professional. Atmosphere was elegant and cozy.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Worst service - SLOW

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vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

This place was amazing. Probably hands down the best duck confit I’ve ever had. Would definitely come back here again.
Pleasant staff and most importantly succulent food with great sides pairings.

Fully satisfied 👌🏻

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on January 15, 2018

The food and place was great but the service was very slow. We were there for two hours. The first course came out pretty cool but the second and third course too a very long time.

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vipgorman (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

We had a tea for my friend’s 50th birthday. It was great! The food was fabulous and the staff was great!

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vipgorman (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

50th birthday party for a friend. It was great fun and the food was wonderful! Sarah and the staff were fabulous.

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vipFoodie1 (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on January 2, 2018

The sandwiches, desserts and tea are terrific! This is a annual Travelzoo favorite.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
2.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

On DEC 31st the restaurant was not doing tea service that day so we never go the change to dine.

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octopus (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

excellent tea-- fresh made with hot enough water from excellent loose tea selection. food just ok and not worth the money. ambience excellent

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vipeater (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

We had great service from Shanika.
Apps were tasty and priced right.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

Great customer service! Ask for Miguil and Sharita. They will make sure that you feel special for any occasion. I will def. visit again!

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