Eat and Drink

You have to know in a region so rich in personality, so hearty in history, so steeped in salt air, so seasoned by centuries – the flavours you’ll find here on Nova Scotia’s South Shore will fill your senses and stay with you always. There really is so much to eat and drink.

Here on the South Shore, we celebrate 4 seasons – spring, summer, fall and LOBSTER. So yes we’re famous for our culinary crush on that crustacean. From boiled lobster suppers to award-winning chowders, lobster benny and beyond. You best plan to be wowed. In fact, all our fish is famously fresh, and while you’re welcome to enjoy the tried and true traditional dishes, you’ll also find it infused with international influences thanks to world-renowned chefs who’ve set up shop to put their own spin on the Atlantic’s boundless bounty.

As for the venues – there’s a spot to please every palette from sun up to the wee hours – from cozy village coffee shops, to long lingering fireside lunches, scrumptious seafood suppers with awesome ocean views, to a pint with the proprietor at the province’s oldest pub. There are so many flavours to savour.

And can we talk about our spirits?! From crisp apple ciders to fruit infused vodkas, rich robust rums to signature beer blends and a wonderful array of wines – we’re very well stocked with incredible creators. You’re welcome to step into their workshops, sample their servings and toast to the stellar stuff you can only find here on Nova Scotia’s South Shore.

Fair to say you’re in for a very tasty time of it. We’ll see you when you get here!

Bistros & Cafes

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Old Black Forest Restaurant

Serving authentic German Food since 1998.
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Wile's Lake Farm Market and Bakery

Offering a unique combination of greenhouses, farm market, cafe, market kitchen ...
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Beach Pea Kitchen and Bar

The Beach Pea Kitchen and Bar is located in the core of Lunenburg overlooking ...
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Charlie's Burger & Pizza

Known for making great tasting food at competitive prices, at Charlie's, the ...
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Charlie's Pizza

Offering great food at competitive prices on the South Shore.
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EJ's Grill & General Store

EJ's Grill & General Store is located 500 m from the entrance to Kejimkujik ...
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Half Shell Oyster Bar

The Half Shell oyster bar is located in the heart of Lunenburg and features a ...
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Hunts Point Market & Cafe

Hunts Point Market & Café is a food shop, market, café and corner store ...
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Imperfections Cafe

Small cafe featuring Sissiboo coffee and fresh homemade baked goods. Free WiFi, ...
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Jo-Ann's Deli, Market & Bake Shop

Since 1986 we have delighted in providing delicious gourmet food to both ...
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Kiwi Cafe

The Kiwi Café in Chester, Nova Scotia’s communal kitchen: the always-warm, ...
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LaHave Bakery

Choose from a wide selection of freshly-made breads, rolls, cakes and cookies, ...
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Main & Mersey Coffee Shop

The Main & Mersey Coffee Bar is open and well lit. It's the perfect spot to ...
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Memories Cafe & Eatery

  Memories is a licensed cafe and eatery that serves all-day breakfast, ...
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No. 9 Coffee Bar

No. 9 Coffee Bar is a small, quality coffee shop servicing amazing sandwiches, ...
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Paul's German Cafe, Bistro and Restaurant

Paul's German Cafe, Bistro and Restaurant is in the heart of downtown Liverpool ...
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Peasant's Pantry

The menu features our specialty meats in classic deli fare, comfort foods, and ...
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Pizza Cut

Formally known as “Mikes Pizza and Donair”. Same great food. Same great ...
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Ploughman's Lunch

Pastries, espresso, organic sourdough bread, picnic lunches, fine groceries and ...
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Riverbank General Store & Coffee Bar

In the quaint community of Mill Village is the Riverbank General Store & ...
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The Barn Coffee & Social House

The Barn Coffee & Social House. The most comfortable, relaxing environment ...
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The Beandock Coffee & Collectibles

Open for takeout only until Provincial Health restrictions are lifted. The ...
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The Gold Bean Cafe

Upscale and modern cafe serving premium coffees, ice caps, delicious food, ...
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The Hollow Log Cafe

Visit The Hollow Log Cafe in Caledonia. Sit inside or outside on the patio. Some ...
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The Nosy Crow

The Nosy Crow will be continuing the 28 year tradition and attention to high ...
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The Savvy Sailor

The Savvy Sailor Cafe opened in May of 2012 and is open year round. You are sure ...
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The Trellis Cafe

The Trellis Cafe is your local Hubbards restaurant offering a quintessential ...
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Canteens

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Anchor's Away Family Restaurant & Dairy Bar

We are open year round and serve breakfast on Saturday and Sunday. Our menu, ...
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Haddock Shack

Seasonal take out specializing in fresh seafood, but we offer a wide menu of all ...
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AFN Medway River Entertainment

Situated in Greenfield, AFN Medway River Entertainment has a gas bar, ...
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Beachside Pizza and Market

Beachside Pizza & Market is a locally owned restaurant and general store, ...
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Brooklyn Marina Canteen

Brooklyn Marina Canteen open for take out during summer months. Fish & ...
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Dan's Ice Cream Shoppe

Named in the Top 5 in Atlantic Canada’s People’s Choice Ice Cream Shops in ...
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Finny's on Route 330 Take Out Diner

Finny's on Route 330 Take Out Diner is located on Main Street in Clark's ...
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Macleod's Canteen

MacLeod’s Canteen is open for visitors of Green Bay and guests of the MacLeod ...
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Moe's Shake Shack

Welcome to Moe's Shake Shack serving up all your lunch and ice cream cravings.  ...
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Ocean Treasures Restaurant & Take Out

We are a locally owned take out & dine in seafood restaurant. We specialize ...
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Sheila's Canteen

For more than 30 seasons Shelia's Canteen has been serving up the summer ...
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Stew's Corner Convenience Pizza & Deli

Located in Greenfield Stew's Convenience offers a gas bar, propane exchange, ...
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Tastee Freeze

Long established take-out restaurant offering renowned ice-cream treats, burgers ...
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West Head Take-Out

Family owned and operated take out located on Cape Sable Island.  Specializing ...
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Casual Dining

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27 South Restaurant

27 South is a stylish lounge offering casual dining, perfect for business ...
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Anchor's Away Family Restaurant & Dairy Bar

We are open year round and serve breakfast on Saturday and Sunday. Our menu, ...
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Blarney Stone

This small family-style restaurant is known for great food, large portions, and ...
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Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre

We invite you to discover the unique character and casual luxury of our seaside ...
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Osprey's Nest Public House

Tucked away in the gem of Nova Scotia's Southern Shore - Petite Riviere! The ...
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Quarterdeck Beachside Villas & Grill

Located in Summerville Centre, the Quarterdeck Grill features Nova Scotian food. ...
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The Sou' Wester Gift & Restaurant

The Sou'Wester Restaurant and Gift Shop began in 1967 as a small five table ...
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Tuna Blue Inn, Restaurant and Marina

eat. stay. play. shop. host.   all at the Tuna Blue Minutes from the ...
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White Point Beach Resort Restaurant

  Dine at White Point Beach Resort and gaze out at the Atlantic Ocean. White ...
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2 Papa's Restaurant

Drop into 2 Papa’s Restaurant in New Germany for a slice for the road or a ...
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A-1 Pizza

Serving up a variety of pizza and sub options, this pizza shop is a local ...
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A-1 Pizza

A-1 Pizza, which was established in 1993, is conveniently located on Liverpool's ...
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Big Red's

Big Red’s was established in 1977 after the Swinemar family of Lunenburg ...
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Capt. Kat's Lobster Shack

Located in the heart of the Lobster Capital of Canada, Capt. Kat's Lobster Shack ...
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Carolyn's Restaurant & Crafts

Carolyn's is a seasonal Eat-in or Take-out fully licensed restaurant located on ...
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Charlotte Lane Cafe & Gift Shop

We serve up delicious, Swiss inspired food with a local flair that wins awards ...
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Chester Golf Clubhouse Restaurant

Our clubhouse boasts wonderful views of the ocean and Chester Harbour. We offer ...
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Diner 325

Diner 325 in Wileville has delicious meals prepared and served by friendly local ...
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Dockside Inn & Restaurant

To truly appreciate Lunenburg, one must savour it’s many unique charms. There ...
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Fisherman's Catch & Big Red's Pizza

Big Red’s was established in 1977 by the Swinemar family. Forty years later, ...
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Golden Pond Restaurant

Golden Pond Restaurant offers a wide variety of Chinese and Canadian food. The ...
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IL Ferramenta Pizzeria

Roman-style pizza a taglio, long fermentation dough, gourmet toppings now open ...
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J3 Pizza

J3 opened its doors in 1993 as a family owned restaurant. J3 stands for Justin, ...
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Jamal's Mediterranean Cuisine

Welcome to our place! We are a family-run, independent restaurant offering the ...
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Jamal's Pizza and Donairs

Jamal's Pizza & Donair is a locally owned and operated restaurant at Chester ...
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JB's Restaurant

JB's Restaurant is a locally owned dining location at the southwestern corner of ...
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La Vista Restaurant

Only 45 minutes from Halifax on the beautiful South Shore, discover a culinary ...
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Little Red Barn Restaurant

Eat-in or Take-Out award-winning restaurant with a menu featuring old fashioned ...
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Liverpool Pizzeria

Main Street's Liverpool Pizzeria serves much more than pizza! If pizza's what ...
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Lotus Garden

Welcome to the Lotus Garden, it is our pleasure to serve you with our courteous, ...
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Luong's Family Restaurant

Located in downtown Shelburne, Luong's Family Restaurant serves up a variety of ...
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Mr. Fish

Newly renovated and ready to serve.  Order from our full menu of fresh, locally ...
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Oh My Cod

Unpretentious food in a casual environment! Come to Oh My Cod for a buzzing ...
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Rebecca's

Located on the water's edge in the picturesque town of Mahone Bay is Rebecca's ...
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Scotia Lunch

The locals love Scotia Lunch! We offer friendly, fast service and enough options ...
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Seascape Restaurant

Seascape Restaurant is a seasonal dining establishment in the community of Port ...
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Seaside Seafoods

Seaside Seafoods offers a variety of fish and seafood, burgers, homemade pies ...
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The Bayman

The Bayman offers of variety of mouth watering hearty daily specials as well as ...
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The Deck Convenience Store and Restaurant

Enjoying a homestyle meal while appreciating a lovely waterfront view is just ...
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The Fish Shack

The South Shore Fish Shack is owned and operated by Martin and Sylvie ...
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The Island View Family Restaurant & Bakery

Island View Family Restaurant & Bakery is located in picturesque Western ...
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The Ol' Miner Diner

This seasonal fully-licensed Cafe, located in Ovens Natural Park, is open to ...
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The Savary Plate, Eatery and Pizzeria

The Savary Plate Eatery & Pizzeria (formerly the 4 Way Stop Restaurant) is a ...
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The Seaside Shanty Restaurant & Chowder House

The tables are re-arranged and the staff is trained up. We’re giving this our ...
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The Stretch Diner

Small diner with friendly environment best known for its really good fish and ...
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Transcotia Motel Restaurant

Motel offers 22 rooms for your overnight or extended stays.  Restaurant offers ...
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Turkey Burger

A family restaurant established in 1953 specializing in sensational seafood, ...
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Vittles Family Restaurant

Vittles Family Restaurant is a great place to stop and grab a bite for some ...
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White Gate Inn & Restaurant

Located in the heart of the historic seaside village of Chester on Nova ...
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White Gull Restaurant & Marina

Licensed Family Eating Establishment & Marina. Located on the Waterfront ...
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Farm & Farmers Markets

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Wile's Lake Farm Market and Bakery

Open seasonally, a unique combination of greenhouses, farm market, market ...
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Blockhouse Farmers' Market

Come visit the Farmer's Market at the South Shore Waldorf School. It is ...
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Bob and the Boys Farm Market

Garden fresh produce, local vegetables and fruit in season, ice cream cones, ...
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Bridgewater Farmers Market

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Chester Farmer's & Artisan Market

Shop local with our 15 plus vendors with fish, bread, pastries, honey, candles, ...
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Hubbards Farmer's Market

The Hubbards Farmers’ Market, now in its twentieth-first year of operation, is ...
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New Germany Community Cafe and Farmers Market

This small farmers market and pop up cafe is held year round every Thursday, 9 ...
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New Ross Country Market

The New Ross Country Market is more than just a place to buy fresh baked goods ...
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Riverport Farmers' Market

A weekly artisan, farm and craft market for South Shore Nova Scotia. Sundays in ...
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Sunnybrook Mill Market

This is a wonderful place to visit, make friends, and buy fresh produce, meat, ...
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West Dublin Farmers' Market

The West Dublin Market is open Saturdays 9am to noon, typically from May to ...
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Pubs

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The Seadog Saloon

  For years, the Sea Dog has been the favorite gathering place for family ...
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Bayport Pub

This cozy, rural pub restaurant is dedicated to bringing delicious food and a ...
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Fo'c'sle Tavern

Affectionately known as “Chester’s Living Room”, The Fo’c’sle is an ...
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Grand Banker Bar and Grill

Grand Banker Bar & Grill opened its doors in 1996 and was founded by Alan ...
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Osprey's Nest Public House

Tucked away in the gem of Nova Scotia's Southern Shore - Petite Riviere! The ...
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Lane's Privateer Inn

Lane's Privateer Inn offers a casual, pub dining experience. Start with an ...
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Mug and Anchor Pub

The Mug first opened on March 16, 1989, and has become a favorite to both locals ...
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Route 3 Cellar Taproom and Grill

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The Knot Pub

The Knot Pub is a friendly, warm, locally owned and operated pub where everyone ...
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The Old Fish Factory and Ice House Bar

The Old Fish Factory & Ice House Bar is located right on the Lunenburg ...
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The Rope Loft

We are a Restaurant and Pub located on Chester's Front Harbour, offering a ...
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The Ships Galley Pub & Eatery

The Ship's Galley Pub is locally owned and located in downtown Shelburne. We ...
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Good Cheer

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Ironworks Distillery

Ironworks Distillery is located by the sea in the heritage town of Lunenburg. ...
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Saltbox Brewing Company

At Salt Box Brewing Company, we celebrate the development of the skills and ...
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Black Harbour Distillers Inc.

Black Harbour Distillers, “BHD” was established in 2018, by founder Jaime ...
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Boxing Rock Brewing Company

Boxing Rock has been brewing legendary Nova Scotia craft beer on the South Shore ...
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Hell Bay Brewing Company

Hell Bay Brewing Co. is a small, locally owned and operated craft brewery ...
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Lunenburg County Winery

This three generation family farm operates a winery and commercial blueberry ...
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Petite Riviere Vineyards

Petite Riviere Vineyards is a destination winery in the LaHave River Valley Wine ...
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Tanner & Co. Brewing

Traditionally Different A small brewery in the heart of the South Shore Nova ...
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Tanner & Co. Brewing on Duke

Traditionally Different A small brewery in the heart of the South Shore Nova ...
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Tipping Point Distillers

We created Tipping Point Distillers to convince Nova Scotians & our visitors ...
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