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Fork and Bottle at the Desmond Hotel

447 reviews
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$31 to $50
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  • Great for Brunch (13)
  • Good for Birthdays (9)
  • Great for Lunch (9)
Not a Re-Write…but a Whole New Attitude
Seasonal Menus using only the Freshest Ingredients, from the Finest Farms and Wild Fisheries in North America.

Our Executive Chef, Christopher Calhoun, through his extensive work experience with very high quality restaurants, has built relationships with many different farmers, who offer high quality, seasonally appropriate ingredients. These farmers are personally committed to their products of excellence.

Chris has a personal trust in the farms and fisheries from which he purchases and he has a keen sense for seasonal quality, therefore, our menus will change with the season.

Pairing this quality product with his culinary experience, knowledge and talent, blossoms a memorable meal that will keep you coming back again and again to the Fork & Bottle.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am, Saturday: 7:00 am - 11:00 am, Sunday: 7:00 am - 8:30 am, Brunch 8:30 am - 2:00 pm. Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm, Saturday: 12:00 - 4:00pm Dinner: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(610) 296-9800
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Chris Calhoun
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Cross street
Rte 202 & Rte 29
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 447 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Very good meal. I had the lamb; wife had the salmon. Lamb was absolutely perfect and delicious. Salmon was good but perhaps could have had more seasoning (still, it was very good). Used a Groupon which took a bite out of the price.

meerkat15 (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

What used to be a 100% perfect Sunday Brunch venue is suddenly questionable. The noise level is up considerably, and what's the deal with the new tables and chairs. Either the tables are too high or the chairs too low. Not all that comfortable. Fortunately the food, service value and location work well for us, but for seniors (who have the money and are growing in number), this may not be a great choice anymore. And the new name - Fork & Bottle?! What uncreative 20-member committee chose that?

TomEBoy (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

Brunch was very good. Omelette station. Sliced ham and turkey breast. Plenty of sweets and pastries. Breakfast items. Pasta. Seafood. Coffee and juice included. Hotel was sold to Hilton so it will be interesting to see how things change

firesnare (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Very nice. New renovations make the space brighter. Great selection. Eggs and buffet items could be warmer.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Celebrating a birthday

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Great food.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

We enjoy sunday brunch their after Church,food is good, help very pleasant nice sunday way to send mid day.

OpenTable Diner (Naples)
4.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Excellent value for Sunday Brunch in the western suburbs at a hotel. Very comfy and spacious with lots of great tasting choices...for $21...three of us sat for three hours celebrating Super Bowl Sunday....this is more than just breakfast...since you can add meat from the carving board and salads...after you try the omelet bar, or the pancakes and waffles..doughnuts...and don't forget they have a whole extra array of desserts! So much more relaxing than those small, overly busy mostly breakfast places that dot our area..

vipmidsis832 (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

The location is an old favorite, but the newly renovated restaurant is a gem. The décor is much more updated. Thankfully they've retained the same level of service and quality I've grown to expect. And they still have the lunchtime buffet, which is wonderful. Great choices and variety - and good food, not just buffet "quick style" entrees. Will definitely go there again.

vipRosey (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Wonderful server, Devon. Delicious food, especially seafood chowder and snapper entree - although raw oyster/orange marmalade special not a pleasing combination and 2 strip steaks somewhat gristly. A New restaurant getting up to speed

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

Good service, meal was very good, able to have a nice conversation .

Docjo (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

My husband and I were there to celebrate his birthday. This time we both chose the lunch buffet which is always excellent. He tried a new gin that the Fork and Bottle is now carrying from a local distillery in Elverson, Pa......also excellent. Our server Jackie Fong is the best!!! We always request Jackie every time we dine there. She is an asset to the Desmond. She is extremely efficient, pleasant and makes you feel like family.

vipjosephc129 (Miami)
5.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

Great food and service

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Fork and Bottle Restaurant is PHENOMENAL!!! The food is simply amazing but the service is even better. Our server Mimi is reason alone to return over and over again! She is personable, knowledgeable, and perfect as a server! She convinced my husband to try something different. He chose the duck and was pleasantly surprised. He absolutely loved it! I had the salmon , which was cooked to perfection! I will be returning soon!!!

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

Sunday Brunch at the Desmond is enjoyable. There is a variety of selections and a custom omlette station. While not particularly outstanding the food was good and ambiance in the Hunt Room is relaxing. The staff was very courteous