Philadelphia, PA - The Royal Café in Narberth, Pa is located on the ground floor of the original Royal Bank building, previously the Café Lift. The two thousand square-foot bar and restaurant boasts a wood-fired oven family-friendly fare. Which includes a mix of pub fare, elevated comfort food, Neapolitan style pizzas, craft beers, and cocktails.
New Narberth Restaurant & Bar
The new eatery is situated at 724 Montgomery Avenue (on the corner of Montgomery Avenue and Woodbine Road) in Narberth, Pennsylvania. The restaurant presently, it has a seating capacity for up to 75 guests outside the house as well as 80 inside.
This unique restaurant & bar is a shared venture amongst partners Jason Gordon, the Philadelphia franchisee for Ben & Jerry’s ice cream since 1999; hospitality consultant Michael Greene; together with Chef Josiah Richmond, formerly executive chef at the former Café Lift.
Craft Pub Fare and Wood-Fired Pizzas
The restaurant and bar features a gas and wood-fired brick ovens brought in directly from Italy, retracting garage doors, and original artwork by hometown muralist Zeve Cohen.
“Our hope for re-imagining this space, which used to be a breakfast and brunch destination, is to make it a community centerpiece,” said Jason Gordon. “We have one of only a few liquor licenses in Narberth, and we’re looking forward to making the restaurant another stellar food and drink option for the community.” As far as opening in the middle of a pandemic, Gordon has no doubts. “We saw a need in the area, and we’re excited to open and serve the Main Line. People need to eat, and they’re definitely sick of eating at home right now.”
The Café is open six days a week for happy hour and dinner (Tuesday-Sunday 4 to 9 p.m.) with weekend brunch starting on Saturday, July 11th, as well as lunch, to follow eventually this summer. Right now, outdoor dining, along with takeout, is being offered.
Reservations are available to you via Resy or by calling 484.429.2626. To learn more or order takeout.
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