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Temperance House

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
5 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940-3534
+1 215-944-8050
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“scallops” (9 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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5 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940-3534
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never having been to Newtown, we strolled the street looking for an interesting place to have lunch. The name, "Temperance House," for a pub had us giggling and wondering if the Women's Christian Temperance Union had smashed any bottles before prohibition. We were intrigued and...More

Thank Midge G
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I was surprised at the reasonable prices for the Newtown Boro area. Beautiful building and food was good.

Thank barbaratG8693EE
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I had a late night meal at the bar this Monday evening. The place is quiet, historic, and was a pleasure to visit. I had a cold beer with an order of stuffed meatballs, which were excellent. Served with two rolls, it was just the...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 9 October 2017

My husband and I recently stayed at the Temperance House Inn and while there we had dinner in the restaurant. The food was tasty and ample portions. The service that night was a little off and we spent a good amount of time waiting. The...More

Thank egallag
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Returning for our anniversary dinner, our order was limited due to other event in the restaurant. We wanted filet mignon, were told it was sold out, also our next choice one of the chicken choices was also sold out. We ordered a half-salad, got full...More

Thank Atty V
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Stayed here for 3 nights. We were moved to back of hotel as there were roadworks going on in front of hotel. The room was lovely and spacious, and there was an adjoining patio area for smoking, which was a bonus! disappointed at the lack...More

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The meal was delicious. The Waiter was very knowledgeable. It is necessary for me to eat gluten free and our waiter made sure everything was gluten free. A very delightful experience.

Thank pat k
Reviewed 24 June 2017

It is with heavy heart I must tell you the lion has lost its roar. The service was scattered, noise from the bar distracting and given it took 36 minutes for my salad to arrive, I scare to think how long dinner would have taken....More

Thank EZGoingTraveler10001
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Looked on Yelp for a place to eat and found this. Looked great with an award winning chef. Arrived at 6pm on a Friday night and only a table of 4 were seated. Waited 5 minutes for the Hostess to come. Standing at the Hostess...More

Thank clfurn
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The atmosphere is ok. the drinks are good. the prices are good. very historic place and building. It has changed owners a few times, I believe, over the years.

Thank kballard330
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Response from Luv2Wine29 | Reviewed this property |
I believe Sundays from 10a-2pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 35
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940-3534
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: +1 215-944-8050
  • E-mail
"Simply The Best in Bucks", The Temperance House located in historic Newtown, Pennsylvania offers the finest in quality, service & accommodations. Our simple, yet elegant menu specializes in steaks & seafood. From intimate gatherings to gala affairs our banquet facilities provide a perfect venue for any event. Please contact our banquet coordinator regarding your next affair. Journey through our historic chambers & discover why our Inn is one of Bucks County's best kept secrets. Plush accommodations with an at home feel, we cater to corporate clientele, bridal parties & couples looking to get away. Please contact our Innkeeper for more information.
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