Dining Opportunities

Virginia’s Natural Bridge Park has something for everyone. From the famous Friday Grand Surf & Turf Buffet featuring  snow crablegs in Red Fox; BBQ, fresh-made sandwiches, bakery goods & fudge in the Archway Deli, or burgers, fries & funnel cake at The Summerhouse Pavilion, we invite you to enjoy our family friendly resort with wonderful menu selections, spectacular venues and reasonable prices which are sure to satisfy the entire household. With evolving menus featuring the many locally sourced ingredients, we welcome you to dine and drink with us amongst the natural beauty that is Natural Bridge. Our staff is ready to serve you and we hope you will choose to start and end your day dining with us. Our restaurants include:

  • The Historic Hotel’s main restaurant, Red Fox
  • The Archway Deli (in The Rockbridge Center Gift Shop)
  • The Summerhouse Cafe (on Cedar Creek trail)
  • The Red Fox Tavern, located in the Historic Hotel


logo_TheRedFox       Come by to try our new menu by Executive Chef, Michael Shifflett, and the ongoing makeover of our dining room. We launched into an exciting partnership with Black Dog Salvage in Roanoke who engineered a new bar within the former Colonial Dining Room. We have much left to do, but we are still open and ready to serve!


Breakfast:   April–October: 7-10:30am 7-days a week

November–March:   Sat-Sun Only: 7am – 11am

Dinner:          April–October           Mon–Sun:        5:30pm – 8:30pm

November-March     Fri-Sat Only:   5:30pm – 8:30pm

Archway Deli

archway-deli-logo Located in The Rockbridge Center (Gift Shop) The Archway Deli  is our very popular grab-and-go spot that is the perfect place for our guests and families looking to refuel before continuing their fun filled day. The deli-inspired menu includes freshly-prepared specialty sandwiches baked in-house goods, a healthy array of salads, a soup of the day, pizza and much more. Don’t forget to grab a couple scoops of Hershey’s ice cream and a cold drink. Now serving beer!

Jan. 1 – Beginning of Daylight Saving: Grab & Go Breakfast and Lunch Items/Boxes available for purchase

Day after beginning Daylight Saving – End of Daylight Saving: Mon – Thu: 11am – 5pm

Fri – Sun: 10am – 8pm

Day after end of Daylight Saving – Nov. 1: Mon – Thu: 11am – 5pm

Fri – Sun: 10am – 7pm

Nov. 2 – Dec. 31: Grab & Go Breakfast and Lunch Items/Boxes available for purchase

*Hot Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner can be found in The Red Fox restaurant, located in our Historic Hotel.

The Summerhouse Pavilion

summerhouse pavillion logoLocated at “The Summerhouse” near the starting point of the Cedar Creek Trail leading to the Natural Bridge Take a peaceful lunch break surrounded by the serenity of nature’s masterpiece under a covered pavilion or at one of our many picnic tables. Be sure to come back and enjoy an evening snack and drink before and after the nightly Drama of Creation presentation.  This incredible venue features a giant stone fireplace that is as enjoyable in the summer as it is during the cool days of Spring and Fall. Our menu features specialty hot dogs, cheeseburgers, grilled chicken sandwiches, fresh fruit and sandwich wraps; you are going to love this place. The Summerhouse is also available for events and receptions, and the stone patio makes for a great outdoor entertainment venue.

Jan. 1 – April 30: Closed for Winter

May 1 – May 31: Fri – Sun: 11am – 7pm

Jun. 1 – Labor Day: Mon – Thu: 11am – 5pm

Fri – Sun: 11am – 9pm

Day after Labor Day –  1st Oct. Sunday: Mon – Wed: 11am – 5pm

Thu – Sun: 11am – 8pm

After 1st Oct. Sunday – Dec. 31:  Closed for Season


The Red Fox Tavern

Beautifully appointed, the Red Fox Tavern has the look and feel of a hunt club while providing a comfortable atmosphere for all to enjoy. Sip on one of our signature cocktails, enjoy a fine selection of Virginia wines and craft beers or choose from a list of domestic and imported varieties. The Red Fox Tavern is the perfect place to filogo_RedFox_Tavernnish your fun-filled day!

  • Located in the hotel – Accessible through the main dining room, or use the exterior Red Door!
  • The Red Fox Tavern menu features a special menu and a full complement of wine, spirits and beer.

November – February:        Fri & Sat: 3-11pm

March – October:                  Sun-Thu: 5-11pm; Fri-Sat: 3-11pm

****HAPPY HOUR begins at 5:00pm each day except Saturday!****