Frequently Asked Questions

GENERAL HOURS

We are Open Tuesday through Saturday 10am-3pm

We are closed on Sundays and Mondays unless otherwise posted on social media
• Please note that the last Afternoon Tea Experience seating is at 2:00pm, and the kitchen stops taking all orders daily at 2:30pm unless otherwise arranged.

AFTERNOON TEA PRICING & MENU INFORMATION

Our Full Afternoon Tea menu changes monthly and can be viewed on our Facebook or Instagram pages. Our Full Afternoon Tea Experience is $30/adult and $18/child(age 3-10), plus tax and gratuity. The tax will be automatically added to your bill.
20% Gratuity will be added on all groups of six or larger.

Event/Celebration Tea Experiences are $40/adult and $20/child(age 3-10) plus tax and 20% gratuity. The tax and gratuity will be automatically added to your bill.

*On dates that we hold our Event Teas, there will be no General Café Menu served so our staff can fully accommodate the event experience.*

Upcoming Event/Celebration Tea Experiences (reservations can be made starting 30 days prior to the event and require a $20 table deposit to guarantee the booking)

March 16th St. Patrick's Day Celebration Tea
March 29th and March 30th Easter Celebration Tea
May 7th through May 12th Mother’s Day Tea
June 14th through June 16th Father’s Day Tea
September 7th Second Annual Prince & Princess Tea
December 3rd through December 28th Christmas Tea

CHILDREN

We are a family owned and operated business, and as parents to 3 young men, we want families to feel welcome in our space. Well-behaved children are always welcome.

DIETARY CONCERNS

We are able to accommodate Gluten Free, Vegan, and Vegetarian Afternoon Tea Experiences if notified at least 48 hours in advance. We are not able to accommodate Sugar Free, Low/No Salt, Low/No Fat, No Onion, or Grain-Free for our Full Afternoon Tea Experiences. Please note all allergies/food restrictions when making your reservation and we will reach out if there are any issues meeting your request.

LARGE GROUP RESERVATIONS

We are a small café that can seat up to 36 guests. We are able to accept reservations for large groups up to 12 guests for our Full Afternoon Tea Experience only, with seatings available at either 11am or 1:30pm, Tuesday through Friday (Our space is not able to accommodate groups larger than eight on the weekend).

The Full Afternoon Tea Experience is for a 2-hour timeframe unless otherwise arranged. A 25% non-refundable deposit will be required at the time of reserving any group over 8 guests as this requires a reservation of more than one table. A credit card guarantee will be required to hold the reservation. Final guest count for large groups is required 72 hours in advance, and you will be charged for that final count on the date of your reservation. There are no discounts or refunds for same-day cancellations or no-shows for your group.

For groups larger than 8, seating will be at separate tables, not all together. We will not be able to rearrange the dining room to alter the seating for large groups. Please feel free to come by the café to check out the space prior to making any large group reservations.

OUTSIDE FOOD OR BEVERAGE

We are a full-service restaurant. No outside food or beverages will be allowed. We are able to provide special desserts for your events. Please inquire about specialty desserts by emailing us at VirginiaIsForTeaLovers@gmail.com

SPECIAL NEEDS QUESTIONS

We are ADA friendly with handicap accessible ramp at the front, as well as handicap accessible bathrooms and seating. Our space is very limited and we will need to know if someone in your group needs a space that is ADA accessible.