Robins Tea House

Robins Tea House

Open for Lunch: Wednesday – Sunday, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m

Reservations are helpful, but not required. Same-day reservations cannot be guaranteed. Call (804) 262-9887, x399

For Tea House special event reservations (including Easter Brunch, Mother’s Day Brunch, Wine Dinners and Santa Brunch) visit No phone reservations for these events.

Cross a waterfall to dine in the midst of the Asian Valley among azaleas and camellias. The Robins Tea House features restaurant dining in a beautiful setting overlooking the West Island Garden. The Tea House transforms lunch at the Garden into a relaxed and memorable dining experience with a Garden-inspired seasonal menu and prices ranging from $8 – $15. Large windows provide panoramic views of the lake and gardens as you enjoy your meal.  The Tea House serves soups, salads, vegetarian dishes, sandwiches, entrees, desserts, and wine and beer. Garden admission or membership is required to dine at the Tea House.

We happily accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards in the Tea House.  Scroll down for the menu.


Image by Victoria McGovern

Image by Victoria McGovern.



Roasted Red Pepper and Crab Soup

$6 Cup / $8 Bowl

Soup of the Day  

$5 Cup / $7 Bowl


Crisp Wedge $9: baby iceberg, bacon, tomatoes, creamy blue cheese dressing

Spinach & Fruit $11 (GF): baby spinach, candied pecans, blueberries, strawberries, pickled red onion, goat cheese, berry balsamic dressing

Roasted Beet, Feta & Basil; Bowl (over quinoa) OR Salad (over arugula) $10 (GF): pistachios, honey Dijon vinaigrette

Add to any salad: Grilled Chicken Breast $2 / Salmon Fillet $3


with choice of one side: fries, marinated cucumber salad, couscous, grilled asparagus, white bean salad, fresh berries or side salad with choice of dressing (berry balsamic, red wine vinaigrette, blue cheese or honey Dijon)

Mediterranean Wrap with choice of protein: White Bean Salad $10/Chicken $11/Salmon $12: whole wheat wrap, greens, roasted red peppers, feta, red wine vinaigrette

Tea House Burger $15: local, aged ground beef, arugula, tomato salad, provolone & roasted garlic mayo on toasted ciabatta

Crab Cake Po’ Boy $14: pan seared crab cakes, house-made remoulade, lettuce, tomato, toasted bread


 Daily Quiche $12: deep dish quiche, cucumber salad, dressed greens

Citrus Glazed Salmon $14: grilled asparagus, couscous

Spring Penne $10: peas, asparagus, mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes, shaved parmesan with sauce choice: Creamy Roasted Red Pepper OR EVOO & Pesto
Add: Grilled Chicken $11/Salmon Fillet  $12

Gazpacho Salad. Image by Victoria McGovern

Image by Victoria McGovern


Choice of Juice Box, Milk (Regular or Chocolate) & One Side
Chicken Tenders
Grilled Cheese
Peanut Butter & Jelly


Variety of House Made Desserts $6 
Gluten-free and vegan options available


Cold $2
Iced Tea, Lemonade, Sparkling Water, Coke/Diet Coke/Sprite

Hot $2
Hot Tea: Earl Grey, African Nectar, Spring Jasmine, Citrus Chamomile

Wine $6: House Selection of Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Rose, Pinot Noir, Cabernet

Beer $5: Miller Lite, Yuengling, Sam Adams, Starr Hill – Northern Lights IPA, Legend Brown


*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Thank you to all the local vendors & farmers for inspiring us to create beautiful food

Carter’s Breads; Ivy, Va
Dodds Acres Farm; Mechanicsville, VA
Greenberry, Charlottesville, VA
Legend Brewing Company; Richmond Va
Starr Hill, Charlottesville, VA
Foods For Thoughts, Charlottesville, VA


Group Dining Options

If you are bringing a group of 15 you may be interested in our group dining menus.

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