Taste Your Way Through Nova Scotia This Summer: Cape Breton Island

With gorgeous ocean views and lots of authentic, local products, Cape Breton is definitely worth a road trip this summer.  If you’re visiting family or friends or are from the area, make sure to check out these suggestions we have to enjoy the best of what Cape Breton Island has to offer:

Photo of Cabot Links Golf Course

Have a relaxing day on the golf course at the beautiful Cabot Links.  Don’t forget to fuel up at the Cabot Links dining room, Panorama.  You’ll enjoy your meal surrounded by a gorgeous view of the ocean.

Photo of Governor's Pub & Eatery

Fill yourself with a delicious brunch at Governor’s Pub & Eatery.  They offer the brunch classics, all at an affordable price.

Photo of Glenora Inn & Distillery

For a unique experience head to Glenora Inn & Distillery to see where Canada’s only single malt whisky, Glen Breton Rare is made.

Photo of Chanterelle Country Inn

Culinary Experience
Enjoy some fine dining at Chanterelle County Inn & Cottages where chef/owner Earlene Busch creates a nightly menu from fresh and foraged ingredients.

Photo of McCurdys Restaurant

For a more casual dining experience hit up McCurdy’s Restaurant at The Silver Dart Lodge.  If you’re on-the-go they have a delicious picnic lunch you can grab for the family.

Photo of The Red Shoe Pub

Bring your Dancin’ Shoes
The Red Shoe Pub
has become a kind of “home away from home” for many locals and visitors over the years. The Rankin Sisters’ cozy spot in the hamlet of Mabou, on the west coast of Cape Breton, offers a menu of Nova Scotia home cooking and live music seven days a week. 

These are just some of the things you can do while visiting or exploring Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia.  We want to see your photos and hear your stories this summer, so make sure to tag us in your posts! #TasteofNS

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