Planning an Event?

The Dinsmore Boutique Inn has the perfect meeting and event space for small, elegant functions. From our full-size dining room, adjoined by a beautiful and spacious tea room, to our cafe and outdoor terraces, the inn provides an ideal setting with a convenient mid-town location.

The first floor is perfect for rehearsal dinners, bridal and baby showers, meetings, luncheons or reunions. The beautiful granite terraces are well situated for a cocktail party, seated dinner, or mixer.  We provide complete event hosting services for groups of 8 to 135, customizable to suit your group’s needs.

Contact our Events Coordinator, Lisa Jones to start planning your event:  434-989-5781 or

Afternoon Teas

Perfect for any occasion, our afternoon teas are elegant events. Served in our beautiful tea and dining rooms, this afternoon treatincludes delectable tea sandwiches, house made scones and specialty pastries.  A selection of loose leaf teas and the option of a mimosa or champagne toast (additional charge) ensures a truly memorable experience.  Per-person rates for a two-hour tea are $32, which includes room rental. There is a minimum requirement of eight guests, and a 50% deposit is due at booking.

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

Please call us at (434)205-1538 or 974-4663 to make a reservation at least 24 hours in advance of Tea Time.  Private Teas can be arranged by contacting Lisa Jones (


Over the last fourteen years, Dinsmore House Bed and Breakfast has hosted hundreds of bridal and baby showers. Two spacious event rooms offer plenty of options for the perfect customizable shower be it an Afternoon Teas, Cocktail Reception or Ladies’ Luncheon. A team of professional servers will assist throughout your event.


Ranging from full service, three-course meals to family-style buffets, our experienced staff and servers will be ready to replenish and serve your guests throughout your special event.


We love parties! From classic tea parties, to lovely rehearsal dinners and University functions; the setup at The Dinsmore Boutique Inn is perfect for your next event. We offer a variety of menu options, served buffet-style or plated. Cocktails, wine and beer are available and our space can accommodate up to 135 attendees when the granite terrace it utilized along with our interior spaces. Our professional staff  take extra care to ensure a relaxed and enjoyable event.