Robins Tea House

Robins Tea House

Open for Lunch: Wednesday – Sunday (April – December), 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 menus.

Lunch Menu

Cheesy Polenta cakes, Image by Victoria McGovern

Cheesy Polenta cakes. Image by Victoria McGovern.

Print a PDF of the new spring menu!


Roasted Red Pepper and Crab Soup

$5.50 Cup / $7 Bowl

Tomato Dill Soup (V, GF, Vegan)  

$5 Cup / $6.50 Bowl



Seasonal Cheese Board to share (V) $10

Crostini, Honey & Marcona Almonds

Crab Louie Lettuce Wraps (GF) $9

Traditional Crab Salad, Local Bibb Lettuce

Creamy Havarti and Sharp Cheddar Grilled Cheese Sliders (V) $6

Add a Cup of Tomato Dill for $4


Chinese Chicken & Noodle Salad $10

Ramen Noodles, Mandarin Oranges & Sesame Dressing

The Chopped Greek (V) $9 

Olives, Roasted Red Peppers, Cucumbers, Chickpeas, Feta & Red Wine Vinaigrette

Add Chicken $2/ Shrimp $3/ Bulgur $1

Ginter Garden Salad (V) $8 

Radish, Carrot, Cucumbers, Tomatoes & HouseMade Ranch

Add Chicken $2/ Shrimp $3/ Bulgur $1

Blueberry, Bulgur & Spinach Salad (Vegan) $9

Marcona Almonds & Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

Add Chicken $2/ Shrimp $3

Sandwiches & Light Entrees

Quinoa & Black Bean Burger (V) $14

Potato roll, Sun-Dried Tomato Butter & Bibb Lettuce, served with french fries

Smoked Salmon Bowl $12

Rice, Edamame, Cucumbers, Spicy Aioli & Crispy Nori

Lemony Risotto with Spinach & Shrimp $14

Quiche of the Day with Dressed Greens $11

Ask your server for today’s variety

Gazpacho Salad. Image by Victoria McGovern

Gazpacho Salad. Image by Victoria McGovern


$3  House Fries
$3 Fruit
$3  Side Salad (Choice of Sesame, Ranch, Red Wine Vinaigrette, Poppy Seed)


Choice of Juice Box, Milk (Regular or Chocolate) & One Side

Chicken Tenders
Grilled Cheese
Peanut Butter & Jelly

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

Wine or Beer $6


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

Deluca’s Richmond, VA

Greenberry, Charlottesville, VA

Legend Brewing Company; Richmond Va

SausageCraft; Richmond, VA

Starr Hill, 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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