Rudi’s Tea Room

Rudi’s Tea Room opens for the season on Wednesday, May 20, 2020!

Tuesday – Friday
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Closed on July 1, 2020

Rudi’s Tea Room offers 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.  

At this time, Rudi’s Tea Room is offering take out only.

Government House Executive Chef Aleks Kornat and Sous Chef Vincent Capitano have created a delectable menu to be enjoyed outside or in the comfort of your home.

New for 2020, we are pleased to offer Government House specialty items: whole loaves of bread, packs of house-made pastries, preserves made with fruit from our trees, and Government House honey. 

  • Food may be pre-ordered from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. by calling 250-858-4417, Tuesday through Friday; available for pick up after 10:00 a.m. Please note pre-orders cannot be accepted from voicemail messages. 
  • At this time, we ask that credit cards or debit (tap available) are used over cash.

Rudi’s Tea Room will close for the season at noon on Friday, August 28, 2020. 

Learn more about additional health and safety precautions being taken this summer at Rudi’s Team Room. Questions, comments or feedback? Call 250-858-4417 or email (please note email and voicemail messages cannot be used to pre-order).