Rudi’s Tea Room is a casual garden café, serving lunch, sweets, and refreshments, with products sourced as close by as the Government House vegetable gardens, fruit trees and bee hives. Named for Rudolph (Rudi) Hoenson, a philanthropist and longtime supporter of Government House, you can find Rudi’s Tea Room in the historic setting of Butterworth Cottage in the Cary Castle Mews. 

The Tea Room features dine-in service, as well as take-out. Reservations are not available for dine-in, and seating is first come, first serve.

Please note “High Tea” is not served at Rudi’s. You can view the 2023 menu here

2023 Hours of Operation:

Opening Day: Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Hours: Tuesday- Friday, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday, and Statutory Holidays

*Rudi’s Tea Room will be closed on Friday, July 28, 2023 – please join us at Government House Gardenfest instead, held on the grounds from 2:00-5:00 pm.

Final Day: Friday, September 1, 2023