Upcoming events at The Dinsmore

Below are the fun, memorable, and delicious events hosted by and at The Dinsmore this year.  Contact us to reserve your place!  The ambiance and food are not to be missed.  You may just want to make some of these a family tradition to come back year after year.

Sunday Afternoon Tea:  3-5pm weekly
Thursday Afternoon Tea:  2:30-4:30pm weekly

Whether you are celebrating a special occasion or just connecting with friends and loved ones, a Farm Bell Kitchen at the Dinsmore Tea ensures a truly memorable experience. 

Hosted at the Historic Dinsmore House Inn, our afternoon teas feature delicate tea sandwiches, warm scones and assorted scratch-made sweets. and house-blended loose leaf teas.

Per-person rates for the two-hour tea are $32. Please call us at 434-205-1538 or 434-974-4663 to make a reservation at least 24 hours in advance of tea time. Private Teas can be arranged by contacting Lisa Jones at lisa@dinsmorehouse.com.


Ring in Spring on Sunday, April 1st with a special grand opening meal. We hope our brunch will become an Easter tradition for your family.  Our brunch menu features exclusive dishes that aren’t found on the daily menu. 

Reservation required.  $42 per person, $11 per child under 10.


On Sunday, May 13th Farm Bell offers two seatings for brunch. Our scratch kitchen prepares a combination of ‘New Southern’ sweet and savory dishes, utilizing ingredients from dozens of local partners.  We ensure mom feels cherished on her special day, with a personalized gift.                         

Reservations required. $42 per person, $11 per child under 10.


Celebrate this major milestone with a memorable dinner at the Farm Bell. Conveniently located at the UVA Corner, Farm Bell is a few minutes walk from central Grounds. Our prix fixe three course dinner menu offers three different entree choices, and of course a personalized gift from us for graduates.          

Reservations required.