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Charlotte Lane Cafe & Crafts

€€ - €€€Seafood, , International
13 Charlotte Lane | Seasonal business in the historic district, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
+1 902-875-3314
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Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (24 reviews)
“salad” (23 reviews)
“scallops” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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13 Charlotte Lane | Seasonal business in the historic district, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 294 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant truly is a gem in Shelburne. The food was delicious and very well prepared, the wine list was very good, and the service was terrific. Nothing disappoints at this restaurant.

Thank fiamma11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best scallops of the trip! Great wine list, very friendly staff, walking distance from The Coopers Inn.

Thank cindysw2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Charlotte Lane is a hidden gem in Shelburne. Our location for the trip this year was mainly to eat at Charlotte Lane. We booked 2 nights and both meals were fabulous. The seafood chowder is super delicious and full of seafood. Any type of entree...More

1  Thank nstraveler84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good gluten free menu! It’s always a pleasure when you can go to a restaurant and you have normal options. I had the lunch combo with a sandwich and salad which was a very tasty and a reasonable price. I definitely recommend the Blue Nose...More

Thank ItalianDoc85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cafe is charming, with coral walls and lively paintings -- so it's upscale but not pretentious or stiff -- just friendly and delightful, in that wonderful Nova Scotia way. The food is very good. Our entree was good (the seafood crepe), as was the...More

Thank Nancy-the-reader
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent lunch in a quaint environment. We had the mussels, zuchinni picatta, watermelon salad, seafood crepe casserole. It was all delicious!!! Excellent service. Cute little gift shop:)

Thank snu70
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

From the friendly greeting, to the efficient service, to the excellent food this place had it all. The hostess invited us to look around the interesting shop while they set up a table for us, since they had just had a busy lunch hour (we...More

Thank travellingbook
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We were visiting a couple who hand-make wonderful flutes next door and they recommended this "cafe". We can say that the small dining room was quite intimate and the service was attentive and helpful, especially as we had a gluten sensitive person in our party....More

Thank BCbikeGuy
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

This is without doubt the most interesting restaurant in Shelburne. The menu is small but very interesting and well prepared. The quantities meant that we were unable to sample the interesting sounding deserts. The main dining room was surprisingly formal. We ate in a lovely...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Cute little shop, but the restaurant in the bag is delicious. Our first taste of a true Atlantic chowder and it did not disapppoint! Absolutely delicious!

Thank shannajade2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$31
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Charlotte Lane | Seasonal business in the historic district, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Shelburne
  • Phone Number: +1 902-875-3314
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome to Charlotte Lane Cafe & Gift Shop.Best Small Restaurant in Nova Scotia Award from RANS 2013, Best Restaurant Chef Inspired Casual Dining by Taste of NS 2011, Best Restaurant outside of HRM by Chronical Herald. Follow the fabulous aromas down our quaint little lane in the historic district of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, step inside our heritage building and enjoy the warm hospitality and fine dining. Our restaurant offers innovative dishes and fine wines presented with attentive service in a cheerful setting. Since opening in 1995 we have attracted loyal and appreciative clients from near and far, and we invite you to join this happy circle.
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