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Stella, New Hope, PA

Stella

4.7
4.7
1570 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
The Ghost Light Inn’s restaurant, Stella, is inspired by local ingredients from the region’s best farmers and artisans.

The restaurant offers 80 seats with indoor and outdoor tables and private dining spaces for events and gatherings. The outdoor patio displays sweeping views of the riverfront, and these exceptional river views are also a feature of the restaurant and event spaces. The main dining room offers a mix of freestanding tables and booths.

During the winter months, reservations for outdoor tables are not available. However, you are more than welcome to make a note in your reservation that you would like to sit outside.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 27 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    American

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (267) 740-2691 ext. 2

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Michael O'Halloran

  • Private party facilities

    Stella is located next to the historic Bucks County Playhouse in downtown New Hope. Stella's ballroom can accommodate corporate events, bar mitzvah parties and even wedding receptions. The space features floor to ceiling windows that overlook the Delaware River and is the perfect venue for your next event! Hardwood floors, tasteful fixtures, and a thoughtful design that allows flexible use ensure that every private event maintains the highest standards of quality, style, and grace. Stella’s understated elegance and customized, professional service create the perfect event.

  • Neighborhood

    New Hope / Lambertville

  • Cross street

    Ferry Street

  • Parking details

    Parking in New Hope can be hard to come by! There is a parking lot in front of the building that is owned & operated by the Bucks County Playhouse. Parking is accessible via valet parking or metered parking, depending on the time of day. All proceeds collected by parking go to support the non-profit Bucks County Playhouse.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Firepit, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 1,570 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Bucks County

    Best Ambiance

  • Bucks County

    Healthy

  • Bucks County

    Outdoor Dining

  • Bucks County

    Scenic View

  • Bucks County

    American

  • Bucks County

    Most Booked

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Let’s start off with our waitress Tyler she was amazing!!! It was our anniversary she was so sweet even gave us champagne on the house to Celebrate our special night! The FOOD was delicious!!!!!!! The desserts UGHHH to die for!!! And our drinks were great such a beautiful restaurant. Such awesome staff everyone was great everything was beyond perfect
  2. KE

    KrissyEmm

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great date night spot. Beautiful view, great food.
  3. EH

    ElizabethH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Definitely make a reservation, it’s worth it. Food was great and the view of the river is beautiful.
  4. V

    Vienna

    Atlantic City

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Great ambiance, the meal was very tasty, but the food was very very overpriced,
  5. G

    Golnj

    Philadelphia

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful brunch experience
  6. RN

    RobertN

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall3food4service4ambience4
    Disappointed due to no capuchino to top off the meal.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience4
    Outdated brunch menu, burnt crab cakes , salad was something very “not salad” raw corn , raw carrots , peas all chopped with a few greens Will not return
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My husband and I went there for brunch and sat outside on their deck since it was a beautiful Saturday morning. Atmosphere was spectacular with the water view. Server was fantastic. Great personality and very knowledgeable about the menu items. Food was delish and Cocktails were also perfection. It was a great brunch date at Stella!
  9. AM

    AngelaM

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food & service. Enjoyable dinner celebrating a milestone birthday.
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    53 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    53 reviews

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    The beef tartare in the marrow bone was wonderful, as were the oysters and tomatorsalad my companions had. I enjoyed my duck, but my spouse thought it needed a little sauce, something acidic; the pork was also delicious. A small selection of desserts tp choose from. The first time we have eaten upstairs rather than on the promenade level. Alll in all, enjoyable and worth goiung back to.
  11. EB

    EllenB

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great menu. We had the heirloom tomato salad and roasted chicken. Both dishes were fresh and delicious. Wonderful service!
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Every staff member was kind and helpful. From valet to busser we had a wonderful experience. The bartender was extremely knowledgeable about the menu and discussed it with us prior to us being seated. Our waitress explained in detail and suggested items when we asked. Everyone was on point . We shared two delicious starters. The gnocchi was outstanding and the beet salad was refreshing. My wife got the duck which had this remarkable smoky taste, and I enjoyed the trout… best fish dish I’ve had in a long time! Loved every minute.
  13. JB

    JeffB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful setting outside next to the Delaware River. Interesting menu with great food and service. Definitely a nice place for a special occasion. I didn't like the $30.00 valet charge. But then I saw it was for the Buck County Playhouse (non-profit) benefit.
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Nice place.Will eat here again.
  15. TH

    ThomH

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 13, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    The bread pudding was absolutely delicious. Bread board was very good along with the duck.
  16. R

    Reanna

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a fantastic dinner at Stella! We started with the bread order, which was so good and definitely enough to serve a family. It was 9 slices of 3 different types of bread with all different spreads. Really delicious! Also have to rave about the bread pudding dessert - it was absolutely delectable. Definitely top 10 desserts I’ve ever had in my life! The staff were very attentive and the food came out perfectly timed. Highly recommend for a nice evening out!
  17. AW

    AnnaWKorcz

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Thank you for delicious dinner!!! Service is great too
  18. MG

    MGotts

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The ambiance is terrific! We sat outside overlooking the water. The drinks were delicious and the service prompt. The food was what you would expect from an establishment with such attention to detail. We can’t wait to go back!
  19. n

    nicole

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience5
    Shrimp appetizer good. Otherwise menu was very limited in choices. Nothing that different but very expensive for what was served. Portions small. I mean chicken for almost $30?? C’mon! Service and restaurant were lovely.
  20. C

    Chris67

    Philadelphia

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience- food and staff were wonderful
  21. CM

    ChristinaM

    Philadelphia

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall3food4service5ambience4
    The two entrees we ordered, the my strip and salmon were excellent and filling. Had no room for dessert and disappointed there weren’t many appetizers to share. Food and drinks were very expensive for the quantity. Beer was $12 and not even a true 16oz pint. Wine was $16 for 6oz.
  22. JM

    JohnM

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Tremendous- the staff here are so nice and the food is great.
  23. p

    persont

    New Orleans

    28 reviews

    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful spot on the river. Great service. Unique menu selections.
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful place, perfect night to sit outside with an incredible view of the river and the moon rising over Lambertville. We had the heirloom tomato salad and shrimp for apps and the salmon and pasta for entrees. Everything was well composed with creative flavors and perfect execution. Miguel, our server, couldn’t have been better. Personable, professional, helpful, and attentive. All around a really great dining experience.
  25. SD

    ShannonD

    Philadelphia

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    So relaxing to sit outside with a glass of wine before dinner. Beautiful night on the water. And as usual the food and service were outstanding.
  26. EK

    EricaK

    Philadelphia

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely loved spending our anniversary at Stella! Everything was perfect - the view from our table outside, the food and drinks (the spaghetti pie!!) we’re amazing, and the staff was so kind and attentive. Can’t wait to go back.
  27. b

    brett

    Philadelphia

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    This is our new favorite place to eat. The views, service and food can't be beat!
  28. M

    Mark

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    This was the first time that the four of us dined at Stella. We were goiing to a play next door at the Bucks County Playhouse. It was an excellent meal. And the setting outdoors was great. We will be back.
  29. JG

    JesseG

    Philadelphia

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My wife and I had an excellent meal here. The food and service were great. We sat outside on the deck and the views of the river were beautiful. We will be returning.
  30. k

    kelly

    New York Area

    18 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on September 5, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Been here twice prior when it was billed under celebrity chef Jose Garces, and it was not very good. Big difference this 3rd visit. Food was good and delicious, drinks were good, and service excellent. Only problem...the BLT Avacado sandwich...if you are going to charge 16.00 for this, needs more than 4 pieces of bacon. I have spent less at other places and had it stacked.
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Incredible experience and food!
  32. AM

    ArielleM

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had the sweetest server that brought over champagne for our honeymoon. Food was EPIC. Get that bread basket and carrot salad. You won’t be disappointed. Everything was so tasty and outdoor views are so gorgeous at night !

    StellaResponded on September 6, 2022Hi Arielle, We are so excited to hear that you enjoyed the food, view, and service during your visit and look forward to seeing you next time you're in New Hope, PA! Stay in touch by following us on social media @StellaNewHope or joining the email list on our website.

  33. AK

    AngieK

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Perfect dinner! Service was excellent, food was incredible!

    StellaResponded on September 6, 2022Hi Anjie, We are so excited to hear that you enjoyed the food and service during your visit and look forward to seeing you next time you're in New Hope, PA! Stay in touch by following us on social media @StellaNewHope or joining the email list on our website.

  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great atmosphere and food was outstanding.

    StellaResponded on September 6, 2022We are so excited to hear that you enjoyed the food and atmosphere during your visit and look forward to seeing you next time you're in New Hope, PA! Stay in touch by following us on social media @StellaNewHope or joining the email list on our website.

  35. J

    Jimmy

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Being no stranger to great restaurants and great service this was a very pleasant dinner experience for us both. The staff was well organized and friendly. Our waiter was excellent and very knowledgeable of the menu. We made our reservation a week in advance we were pleasantly seated early. We have friends who work in town and they share the same thoughts.

    StellaResponded on September 6, 2022We are so excited to hear that you enjoyed your experience and look forward to seeing you next time you're in New Hope, PA! Stay in touch by following us on social media @StellaNewHope or joining the email list on our website.

  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    There is nothing like sitting outside on the water. Always great food and drinks and the staff is wonderful. LOVE the gnocchi.

    StellaResponded on September 6, 2022We are so excited to hear that you enjoyed the food, drinks, and service during your visit and look forward to seeing you next time you're in New Hope, PA! Stay in touch by following us on social media @StellaNewHope or joining the email list on our website.

  37. GP

    GregoryP

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    New Hope location says it all, Food good ,service spot on .
  38. E

    Em23907

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We have a great time here! Everything from the food, the service, drinks and overall experience was a 10/10! Highly recommend!!!

    StellaResponded on September 6, 2022We are so excited to hear that you enjoyed the food, drinks, and service during your visit and look forward to seeing you next time you're in New Hope, PA! Stay in touch by following us on social media @StellaNewHope or joining the email list on our website.

  39. S

    Susan

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful venue, great food, great service. Highly recommend!

    StellaResponded on September 6, 2022Hi Susan, We are so excited to hear that you enjoyed the food, setting, and service during your visit and look forward to seeing you next time you're in New Hope, PA! Stay in touch by following us on social media @StellaNewHope or joining the email list on our website.

  40. GF

    GlobalFoodie

    Philadelphia

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place for brunch! I will definitely come back. Seems like a great spot for a special occasion too.

    StellaResponded on September 6, 2022We are so excited to hear that you enjoyed your experience and look forward to seeing you next time you're in New Hope, PA! Stay in touch by following us on social media @StellaNewHope or joining the email list on our website.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Stella offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (267) 740-2691 ext. 2.

Stella is rated 4.7 stars by 1570 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 27 times today
Google Map for Stella

50 S Main St, New Hope, PA 18938-1344

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Ferry Street

  • Neighborhood

    New Hope / Lambertville

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    American

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Parking in New Hope can be hard to come by! There is a parking lot in front of the building that is owned & operated by the Bucks County Playhouse. Parking is accessible via valet parking or metered parking, depending on the time of day. All proceeds collected by parking go to support the non-profit Bucks County Playhouse.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Michael O'Halloran

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Firepit, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (267) 740-2691 ext. 2

  • Private party facilities

    Stella is located next to the historic Bucks County Playhouse in downtown New Hope. Stella's ballroom can accommodate corporate events, bar mitzvah parties and even wedding receptions. The space features floor to ceiling windows that overlook the Delaware River and is the perfect venue for your next event! Hardwood floors, tasteful fixtures, and a thoughtful design that allows flexible use ensure that every private event maintains the highest standards of quality, style, and grace. Stella’s understated elegance and customized, professional service create the perfect event.

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