Robins Tea House

Open for Lunch: Wednesday – Sunday, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m, through January 5, 2020.

Open for Dinner: Nightly, 5-9 p.m., during Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights, through January 6. During GardenFest please allow extra time to park and walk to the Tea House before your reservation.

Garden admission or membership is required to dine at the Tea House. During GardenFest, member admission applies.

The Robins Tea House will close January 7 and will reopen for spring March 18, 2020.


Exceptional Fare, Picturesque Views

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.


See the GardenFest DINNER menu (PDF) and the winter  LUNCH menu (PDF) including salads, soup, sandwiches, entrees and more. See below for desserts.

Key Lime Pie

House-made Desserts: $8

Maple Cheesecake
w/ Streusel crust and bourbon pecan topping

Chocolate Orange Cloud Cake
with candied orange peel and espresso whipped cream – GF

Pumpkin Bread Pudding
with vanilla rum crème anglaise

Triple Chocolate Triple Layer Peppermint Mocha Cake – Vegan

Milk & Cookies
Coconut Panna Cotta with Ginger Snaps – Vegan

Key Lime Pie

Reservations are helpful, but not required. We happily accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards in the Tea House.
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.

Same-day phone reservations cannot be guaranteed. Call (804) 262-9887, x399

Group Dining Options

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

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