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Purple Thistle Dining Room

Middle Head Peninsula | Keltic Lodge, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1L0, Canada
+1 902-285-2880
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“halibut” (19 reviews)
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Middle Head Peninsula | Keltic Lodge, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1L0, Canada
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Breakfast was included in our stay and it was a fabulous buffet. Plenty of choices of well prepared food so energized us for our day of exploring the Cabot Trail.

Thank jmckphil
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Super variety- something for everyone!! We had the buffet breakfast and the selection was amazing. There is also a great view of the water.

Thank Lcinant
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Ate dinner and breakfast here. Both were great. Fishcakes were the highlight of breakfast. Halibut was the highlight of dinner.

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The front desk where we were staying recommended the breakfast buffet as a real treat rather than the pricey dinner so we went and were not disappointed. Lots of good choices and gorgeous views out of every window. Our server was so friendly and kept...More

Thank Tess379
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We spent a few days at the Keltic Lodge in Ingonish. We were able to try a couple of dinners and three breakfasts in the main dining room, called Purple Thistle Dining Room at the lodge. Over the years the lodge had lost its reputation...More

Thank surf_seekers
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Excellent food and dining experience. Breakfast buffet very good and menu selections are area favorites. Atmosphere is memorable. Don't miss this

Thank Sippytime
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Shark the was souv vide and delicious. This was also the breakfast location and the buffet breakfast was good but the same all three days we were at the hotel.

Thank gasubkb
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Ate here for dinner because we were staying in hotel. Service was poor. Pricey. Husband ordered steak tartare after I told him not to do that. My dog eats better looking food. Returned it. Order the basics or lobster even though the menu has some...More

1  Thank aheldz
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We ate several meals at the Purple Thistle. Our dinners were excellent, especially the halibut and the lemon semifredo dessert. They don't rush you so dinners averaged 2 hours. We had a great server one night and a chatty server the next. Breakfasts were good,...More

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We were a group of 14 for dinner and the service was extremely poor and slow. Only one server to look after our table plus the others assigned to him. He forgot my lobster order and when it did come it was cold and a...More

Thank MurrayC915
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
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View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Middle Head Peninsula | Keltic Lodge, Ingonish, Nova Scotia B0C 1L0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Ingonish
  • Phone Number: +1 902-285-2880
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