Dining

SeafoodBon Appétit!

Natural Bridge Park has something for everyone. From fine southern cuisine, to grab-and-go specialty hotdogs. 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. Just like our property, the dining experience at the Natural Bridge Park and Historic Hotel is truly unique. With a newly designed menu featuring the freshest locally sourced ingredients, we welcome you to dine and drink with us amongst the natural beauty that is Natural Bridge.

The Natural Bridge Park and Historic Hotels offers our hotel guests and visitors many fantastic breakfast, lunch and dinner locations, as well as, a tavern to unwind after a long and event filled day. 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 Colonial Dining Room
  • The Archway Deli (in Rockbridge Center)
  • The Cedar Creek Café (on Cedar Creek trail)
  • The Red Fox Tavern

Breakfast is included with your stay if you reserve a room under our Family Package Special. (Good for two adults and two children ages 6 – 12. Children 5 and under dine FREE).

logo_DiningNB Colonial Dining Room

Guests are cordially invited to enjoy freshly prepared meals and southern hospitality at its
finest in our beautiful Colonial Dining Room, the Natural Bridge Hotel restaurant. The
Colonial Dining Room is great for anniversaries, holiday meals, date night or a family
night out. Our chefs have crafted a wonderful array of southern delights, from hearty
buffets to plated meals. Open for breakfast and dinner.

  • Open from 7:00 am to 10:00 am daily for breakfast (buffet or menu)
  • Open 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for dinner
  • The Seafood Buffet on Friday evenings, we suggest calling us for advanced reservations at 540-291-2121 x7820
  • The Sunday Lunch Buffet every Sunday afternoon, reservations are suggested

Archway Deli

Located in the Rockbridge Center Gift Shop

Open for lunch daily from April 1 thru October 31, The Archway Grill 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, a healthy array of salads, a soup of the day, pizza and much more. Don’t forget to grab an ice cream and a cold drink.

The Summerhouse Cafe

natural bridge colonial dining roomLocated 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. On many weekend days, we will feature live entertainment.

In addition to being surrounded by the natural beauty, the Summerhouse Cafe’ features a giant stone fireplace that is as enjoyable in the summer as it is during the cool days of spring and fall. Serving specialty hot dogs, cheeseburgers, grilled chicken sandwiches, fresh fruit and sandwich wraps; you are going to love this place.

The Summerhouse Cafe’ is also available for events and receptions, and the stone patio makes for a great outdoor entertainment venue.

logo_RedFox_TavernThe 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 finish your
fun filled day!

  • Located in the hotel beside the Colonial Dining Room.
  • Sunday-Wednesday, opens at 5:30 p.m., closes at 11:00 p.m.
  • Thursday-Saturday, opens at 11:30 a.m. for lunch, closes at 11:00 p.m.
  • The Red Fox Tavern menu features light fare and a full complement of wine, spirits and beer.
  • Join us for Happy Hour specials daily from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.