River Oak Cottage
Tea Room at Hopsewee

Named one of the state’s top tearooms, River Oak Cottage's English tea service is flavored with Hopsewee’s southern charm along with a delectable assortment of sweet and savory treats. Reservations strongly recommended.

River Oak Cottage is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

A full lunch menu created by Raejean Beattie reflects the tastes the Lowcountry region. The cottage’s well-appointed interior is a perfect setting for private events and wedding ceremonies.

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.

from the river oak cottage

View of house at South Carolina National Historic Landmark Hopsewee Plantation, birthplace of Thomas Lynch, Jr.

The cookbook from Hopsewee featuring our favorite dishes plus a helping of southern history!


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