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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” (26 reviews)
“scallops” (24 reviews)
“salad” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:30 Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
13 Charlotte Lane | Seasonal business in the historic district, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 297 reviews

Reviewed 27 October 2018

Tonight was a typical fall nor'easter in Nova Scotia: windy and wet. So the perfect antidote was a trip to Charlotte Lane Café. Their menu is always a delight, but it's especially enticing when they change things up a bit and add new items. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank messengrl
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Had the Zucchini Picatta, seafood chowder and the seafood selection. Everything was just perfect! The chowder was hot and full of seafood. The zucchini was done in a corn meal batter and had goat cheese and a pesto on top. The seafood sampler was super,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chris P
Reviewed 2 October 2018

An absolute must-visit restaurant, Charlotte Lane Cafe and Crafts has been in business for more than 20 years now, owned and operated by Kathleen and Chef Roland Glauser. The food is consistently excellent, the staff are friendly and attentive, the atmosphere is great. You enter...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Nathan B
Reviewed 14 September 2018

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.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank fiamma11
Reviewed 11 September 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cindysw2018
Reviewed 26 August 2018 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

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank nstraveler84
Reviewed 24 August 2018 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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ItalianDoc85
Reviewed 23 August 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Nancy-the-reader
Reviewed 15 August 2018 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:)

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank travellingbook
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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