River Oak Cottage Tea Room at Hopsewee

The newest jewel on this gracious property is the River Oak Cottage. Named one of the state’s top tearooms, its English tea service is flavored with Hopsewee’s southern charm along with a delectable assortment of sweet and savory treats.

A full lunch menu includes recipes created by Raejean Beattie, a gourmet cook, to reflect the tastes and traditions of the Lowcountry region. The cottage’s well-appointed interior creates an inviting atmosphere for any dining experience and makes a perfect setting for wedding ceremonies and private events. Reservations recommended.

The River Oak Cottage Tea Room is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday with seating from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Reservations strongly recommended - click here to make one. *For reservations for parties of 10 or more, please email us.

NEW! Wine by the River

Join us for drinks and freshly made, seasonal hors d'oeuvres by the river! Our riverside setting overlooks the majestic North Santee and is surrounded by moss-draped live oaks.

It's the perfect setting for friends to gather and for couples who want a picturesque spot for marriage proposals and anniversary celebrations.

Alcohol-free versions are available for those under 21
as well as for adults.

The hopsewee plantation cookbook

Featuring our favorite dishes plus a helping of southern history!