Best Smoked Fish Appetizer, 2017: If the historic ambience, intimate dining rooms and garden patio aren’t enough to entice you, then let the legendary French continental cuisine win you over. Start with smoked salmon with capers and red onion, plated with a warming bite of horseradish crème fraîche. Pair it with a vintage cocktail like the Negroni.
Best Tableside Restaurant 2016: Fresh preparations and flaming desserts distinguish Vickers’ tableside service: Caesar salad tossed and dressed to your liking, Dover sole de-boned and plated with finesse. Other timeless classics include steak Diane flambé and bananas Foster.
Best Classic Cocktails in Chester Springs/Exton/Malvern, 2015: This former stop on the Underground Railroad houses an impressive drink selection perfect for traditionalists who expect a properly prepared drink. Enjoy an Old Fashioned, a Rose Collins, a Sidecar or a Gibson in the gorgeously appointed bar area. Or imbibe alfresco in Vickers’ outdoor garden.
Best Group Dining, 2014: From corporate lunches, rehearsal dinners and intimate gatherings to weddings, bar mitzvahs and holiday parties, Vickers is a no-brainer for celebrations. Up to 150 guests can enjoy the Continental cuisine on the eatery’s French-influenced menu, inside or out (in fair weather). And expert help is available from in-house event planners.
From 2013: Once a stop for the Underground Railroad, this Chester County landmark radiates Old World charm. The service is impeccable, the French-influenced continental cuisine creative, and their mastery of tableside cooking remains noteworthy This time of year means dining on the patio beneath an expansive green canopy.