Dine & Shop with Us

Enjoy a fabulous dining experience at one of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s two restaurants — the Garden Cafe or the Robins Tea House. Both venues offer stunning settings and a menu inspired by the season’s freshest flavors and ingredients. Turn your Garden visit into a memorable occasion with Garden-inspired culinary creations.

Savor the experience by bringing a piece of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden home with you with a memento from the Garden Shop. We offer a bit of everything to satisfy your garden fancy — from home decor and gardening books, educational toys to jewelry, and from our favorite seeds to our staff’s favorite gardening tools.

Garden Cafe

Open daily, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., 
Lunch served 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Extended hours during Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights: open daily 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. including New Year’s Eve.
Closed Dec. 24 & 25 & Jan. 9–14.

Tea House

Lunch: Wednesday – Sunday (March – December), 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Dinner During GardenFest, Open Nightly; 5 – 9 p.m.
Closed January 1 – March 13, 2018.

Garden Shop

Open daily, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
During Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights: open 10 a.m.–10 p.m.
Closed Dec. 24 & 25 & Jan. 9–31.

The casual Garden Cafe features daily specials inspired by the season’s best selections. Garden admission not required. Price range $5 – $10.

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Enjoy restaurant dining in a beautiful setting overlooking the Asian Valley and the West Island Garden, with menus inspired by fresh, seasonal and local ingredients. Garden admission or membership is required to get to the Tea House. Price range $8 – $15.

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A gardener’s paradise, you’ll find the best collection of gardening books, our favorite garden tools, and the largest selection of botanical jewelry and decor in Richmond. Perfect for finding a souvenir for yourself, or a gift for someone special. All proceeds from the Garden Shop go directly to support the Garden’s Educational mission.

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Planning an Event at the Garden?

Meriwether Godsey is Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s exclusive caterer.

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