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4 Ways to Build a Happier Happy Hour

Workday finally over and done with? We’ve got the recipe for a seamless transition from hectic to happy. All it takes is next-level pub fare and libations. See how we build a happier happy hour at The Gables at Chadds Ford: 1. Get Comfy Our happy hour runs from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday through Friday. You’ll feel your stress melt away as …


Stop In and Warm Up With Our Winter Menu

We want to say “the weather outside is frightful,” but that depends on what you mean by “frightful.” Around here, it could be 50 degrees in early and late winter or hovering in the chilly teens in deep winter. Great news: Inside The Gables at Chadds Ford, it’s always delightful! Pop in and give our winter menu a try. We have woven the …


Shop Local: Jack Marshall Art Show at The Gables at Chadds Ford

You’ve seen him tickling the ivories and enjoyed his music in our bar, but have you seen Jack Marshall’s art? This jack-of-all-trades is a master at painting, woodworking and jewelry making in addition to being a gifted pianist. Join him and his talented friends — including our own Mindy Blackman — for last-minute holiday shopping during the Jack Marshall Art Show on Sunday, December …


Meet the Team: Cathy Centofanti

It’s not every day that you find a marketing pro who holds a culinary arts degree from Drexel University, is a trained chef and also boasts impressive restaurant experience. How about one who happens to be family? That’s what we call winning, and that’s who we’re privileged to call our online accounts manager, Cathy Centofanti. Famously known around here as …


4 Tips for Choosing the Best Event Vendors (Plus 2 Bonus Tips!)

Anytime is a great time to host an event at The Gables at Chadds Ford. Whether it’s a corporate meeting, a graduation party, a shower, a wedding or any other occasion, our talented special events team will not only create a memorable day, but will also direct you to our most trusted vendors. Why are they trusted? Because we’ve put them to the test and they’ve delivered, time and again. Here are …


Why Every Season is Events Season

Holiday party? Check. Wedding? Check. Shower? Check. Corporate meeting? Check. Graduation party? Check. Pretty much any type of event, at any time of the year? Check! Every season is the right season at The Gables at Chadds Ford. Here’s why: The rustic-chic restaurant and barn, manicured gardens, relaxing patio and fun fire pits provide the right venue options to knock your next event out of the park. …


4 Ways The Gables Makes Your Holiday Party Unforgettable

It’s never too early to get on our calendar—Saturdays and Sundays in November and December are already booked at The Gables at Chadds Ford! Dates are filling quickly, so nab yours now. This goes for you, busy corporate planner, as well as you, frazzled family social director. Our special events team will take the hassle out of the holidays so you can relax …


Top 3 Drinks You Need to Try (They’re Not What You Think!)

What to choose, what to choose? We know it’s hard when there’s so many tempting options on our beer, wine, bourbons and single malt scotches and specialty cocktails and martinis lists. We think they’re all tops—we curated those lists, after all—but when push comes to shove, our bartenders will steer you toward these three must-try libations: The Papa Dino, sangria and limoncello. Why? Dig into a …


Have Fun By the Fire Pit!

When the weather’s pleasant, our front patio is open and our fire pits are glowing. A homey fire often conjures up chilly fall evenings, and while that’s a great time to cozy up near the fire pit, it’s not the only time of the year for relaxing outdoors with great food and libations. We open our front patio in late spring as …