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Enjoy Our Southern Tea or Lunch with Southern Hospitality at the River Oak Cottage


Also on this gracious property is the River Oak Cottage, where visitors will enjoy an elegant Tea in the English tradition with flavorful Southern inspiration. The Tea Room at the charming cottage offers a delectable assortment of of savories, scones and sweets, with over a dozen varieties of English teas. A unique specialty is homemade, tea-infused jellies, including Arctic Raspberry and Earl Gray Cream Tea. One of the top-rated tea rooms in South Carolina according to, the afternoon tea at River Oak Cottage consistently receives five-star reviews. 

Also enjoy traditional Lowcounty Lunch favorites like Shrimp and Grits and Pimento Cheese Biscuits - check out the menu to see what we have to offer.


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Lunch Menu
Southern Tea Menu
Brewed Tea Selections


We now are pleased to offer our Hopsewee Blend House Tea blended exclusively for Hopsewee Plantation.  Beautifully packaged to remind you of your visit to Hopsewee. Order a box or a case by e-mail or give us a call. 

Serving Tuesday - Friday from 10 am - 3:30 pm. Saturday Noon to 3:30 pm.  Occassionally we have groups that reserve the tea room or group tours that fill our tour space so we encourage you to call for Reservations.


Special Events


Whether you are looking for a site for a rehearsal dinner, reception, anniversary celebration or private party, the cottage nestled beneath the river oaks of Hopsewee provides an ideal and unique setting.

Whether you're holding a retreat, entertaining clients or celebrating a successful year, Corporate functions at the cottage are truly eventful.

Bordered by the natural beauty of the Santee River and surrounded by landscaped grounds and natural forests, the expansive cottage containing the banquet hall/meeting room can be supported by on-site or off-site catering in the adjoining professional caterer's kitchen.

State of the art sound system, AV technology and internet access complete the combination, nestled in the heart of this privately owned plantation.

Amenities include the spacious deck and seating area on the river and the social area of the beautiful stone patio between the river and cottage. Box lunches and outdoor barbecues are other options.

Executive retreats, training seminars, client events, banquets, holiday parties and company picnics make this the newest, ultimate corporate event destination in a setting that boasts breathtaking natural beauty and gracious Southern hospitality.

Frank and Raejean encourage you to contact them and schedule a personal visit to plan your event.


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