Dine & Shop with Us

The Garden Cafe offers a stunning setting 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

Thursday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Tea House

The Tea House is temporarily closed.

Garden Shop

Thursday – Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

The casual Garden Cafe features entrees, salads & sandwiches inspired by the season’s best selections. Order online or in person. Price range $5 – $10. Please reserve a timed ticket to dine.

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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 (*During GardenFest, member admission applies). 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.
Please reserve a timed ticket to shop.

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Planning an Event at the Garden?

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

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