Bon 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

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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.


Archway Deli

Located in the Rockbridge Center Gift Shop

Open for lunch daily, 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, 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.

Beginning Friday, April 10th. Open Daily.

Friday and Saturday – Open 11AM – 7PM

SundayThursday – Open 11AM – 5PM


The Cedar Creek Cafe: Open Early April

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

Weekends only starting May 1.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday11AM – 5PM


May 22nd  – September 7th (Memorial Day week until Labor Day Weekend)

MondayThursday 11AM – 5PM 7 days a week

Friday and Saturday11AM – 8:30 PM


September 11 – November 1.  (Close November 2 until May 2016)

Friday, Saturday and Sunday11AM – 5PM


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 beside the Colonial Dining Room.
  • The Red Fox Tavern menu features light fare and a full complement of wine, spirits and beer.

Beginning Friday, April 3rd.  Open Daily.

Thursday, Friday and Saturday – Open  1130 AM – midnight

Open Sunday to Wednesday – 530pm – 11PM

*Live Entertainment in RFT on Thursday Nights beginning April 9th