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Eat & Drink
Whether you are looking for fresh seafood or one of our local dishes, the dining along the Northumberland and Eastern Shores is worth writing home about. Settle into one of the cozy dining rooms overlooking the Northumberland Strait or the Eastern Shore Atlantic coast. Craft breweries and distilleries have become all the rage, and we have our fair share in our neck of the woods. Stop in for a sample, and see how they make their beverages of choice.
Savory, sweet and simple crepes made to go.
Family run general store with take away lunches in Boylston, Guysborough County.
General store, bakery and restaurant located in Thorburn, NS. Stop in for their delicious baked goods and all your store needs.
Family owned cafe and ice cream shop located in Mulgrave.
New marina bar located on the East River in New Glasgow.
Boat Tours from Pictou Harbour, 3 different boat tours to choose from.
12 unit motel, 1 guest house, 3 cabins, 2 efficiency rooms. Restaurant on-site.
We are a 9 room, Oceanside motel catering to Nova Scotians and Maritime tourists.
Smokey Hollow General is a small community convenience store offering most of your essential items.
The big city feel with small town charm. We offer a wide array of menu options to meet any preference. Come experience it for yourself.
Open for the season until September 8th. Located within Sherbrooke Village, McDaniel’s Tea Room & Restaurant provides homemade, traditional light meals for visitors.
Serving ice cream, delicious meals, Orange Julius, and ice cream cakes. Happy Tastes Good!
Serving ice cream, delicious meals, Orange Julius, and ice cream cakes. Happy Tastes Good.
Backstage Brewing Company is a microbrewery with a taproom.
A tropical atmosphere, fun food, great value, exotic drinks in a fun, high-energy setting.
Open for the season until October 15th.
The clubhouse is the perfect place to enjoy great homemade meals, snacks and drinks.
A licensed dining room with a dining deck overlooking the harbour, located at Fairwinds Motel.
Delicious food and warm hospitality in a casual atmosphere.
Seaside country gourmet dining at breakfast and dinner. Open year round.
Beer that will quench your thirst, warm your heart, and fuel your next trek into the wild blue yonder.
Coffee, gas and snacks. Eat-in or take-out/drive-thru.
Affordable homemade meals with fast and friendly service.
Open for the season until October 24th. Relaxed fine dining featuring fresh seafood, local produce, and Nova Scotia wine.
Grab a bite to eat, and try their fresh salads, soups, panini sandwiches, pastas and homemade desserts.
The pub features live music, local seafood, and a full-service bar.
Cookhouse Chow is served buffet style in the 85 seat replica of a 1940s cookhouse.
A must stop café serving up the freshest local ingredients and market items.
Artisan bakery offering breads, muffins, cookies, pastries, pies, cakes, and hot drinks.
Offering breakfast, lunch, or special weekend brunch, near Lawrencetown Beach.
The tea room, located at Cole Harbour Heritage Farm, uses fresh produce to create home cooked meals. Open for the season until October 15th.
Serving authentic Pictou County Pizza and selling their famous brown sauce.
Oceanside dining and adventures abound. Reservations required.
Open for the season until October 17th
Using a generations-old family recipe, Mrs. MacGregor’s Scottish Shortbread melts in your mouth.
Local craft beer, fresh seafood, burgers, pasta and more.
A cozy, bustling neighbourhood pub with a focus on great local food and NS craft beer.
A full-service restaurant specializing in steak and seafood, served in a comfortable atmosphere.
Enjoy delicious breakfasts and dinners in an award-winning dining room.
Craft brewery in Lyons Brook, which specializes in crafting ales in the traditional style.
The Nova Scotia Spirit Company believes that everyone deserves a premium-quality spirit.
Local craft distillery on the shores of the Northumberland Strait. Distillery tours available, as well as a restaurant on site.
Fast Food service. Both restaurants are in the same building.
The home of the big slice. A must-stop for pizza lovers.
Chef Mark Gabrieau and his culinary team create decadent creations that will please any palate.
An excellent selection of delicious and unique cuisine in a relaxing atmosphere.