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Beggar's Banquet

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Point of View Suites, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 2J4, Canada
+1 888-374-8439
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North Oxford, Massachusetts
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170 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must-do for anyone visiting the Louisbourg area! Reservations required (can be made same day if there is availability), and you have one of 4 main courses to choose from. You dress in period costumes and eat in a big dining hall in a barn-like building. Buffet style for the soup/salad/vegetables, and then dinner and dessert are served.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We had an excellent evening at the Beggar's Banquet! We made reservations prior to heading to Nova Scotia after reading about the experience. All the staff were very friendly and helpful as we donned our costumes for the dinner. They had several clothing options, and sizes for all. Food was delicious, service was good, as was the entertainment, most especially... More 

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New Glasgow
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had such a fun night at the Beggar's Banquet and would highly recommend anyone going! The food was delicious and they were so accommodating!! The entertainment was great and fantastic service!!

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Duncan, Canada
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

After a local visitors centre made me aware of this I decided to make reservations for that evening. You have to make reservations by 4:30pm. At the time of booking they will ask you for your meal preference (and credit card # to hold reservation). We arrived a little early so took advantage of the extra time to enjoy the... More 

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Thank Roberta S
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this review

Thank you for the accolades. We are rewarded by your words of praise. We are sad that this evening, September 15th, is our last for the year. We are already looking forward to next June for our 8th season of fun dining. Thanks to all! More 

Pensacola, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

My friend and I were tempted by a review we read in a travel magazine but were a bit worried. Would the food be tasty? Would everything be completely hokey? Would it be weird to wear period-appropriate clothing? We decided to take the risk and telephoned in our reservations. I knew we had made the right decision when the person... More 

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Thank Jena M
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this review

It's fun inviting people to come play with us. We're glad you had a good time and look forward to seeing you and your family next year. More 

Cape Breton Island, Canada
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91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I enjoyed this, dinner theatre experience, fun not serious but quite enjoyable. You must dress up in costume which some of the men didn't like but get over it. Worth a laugh

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Thank otis1299
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I agree with "Get Over IT". The ones who give us the hardest time have the most fun. It's all good. More 

Ottawa, Canada
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249 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I don't usually enjoy these theme dinner places but this is a definite exception to the norm! The costumes everyone gets to wear are excellent quality. The music is non-stop and a mix of traditional French folk music and modern English folk / country. The play acting is fun and light-hearted. The lobster, chicken and crab are delish. It culminates... More 

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Thank EPottawa
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing. We're pleased you enjoyed you experience. More 

Barefoot Bay, FL
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290 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This place is FUN! It is basically a Dinner Theater, except the guests are included. The food is very good for this type of venue. I loved the Roast Chicken, and my wife loved the Lobster! My advice is to GO. ENJOY!

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Thank lobo012847
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this review

Very good advice and nice review, thank you! More 

Sudbury, Canada
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184 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

As the title mentioned...we had so much fun! Excellent experience getting dressed up in periodic costumes, singing along the old songs, and even doing a bit of dancing. The meal was excellent! I plan on going back with the grandkids!

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linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We're glad you ENJOYED you dining experience. We're winding down for the season and soon we will close her up for the winter. September 15th is our last night. More 

Surrey, Canada
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

First they dressed us up in costumes. They were freshly cleaned and lots of fun! We both ordered the lobster and it was delicious. Everything was good including the soups, salad bar, rice, beans and dessert. The entertainment was a blast! We even got up and had a few dances. We've gone more than 1500 km on this trip through... More 

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Thank MarleneandMilan
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this review

We love being your favorite! Thanks for sharing. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$47
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 20:00
Monday
18:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 20:00
Thursday
18:00 - 20:00
Friday
18:00 - 20:00
Saturday
18:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Point of View Suites, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 2J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Louisbourg
  • Phone Number: +1 888-374-8439
Description
Join us for a tantalizing evening of music, dance and storytelling, and a magnificent 18th century feast!As you arrive, don a period costume and take your seat in the Beggar’s Banquet tent, a beautiful 18th century inspired backdrop for the perfect evening of entertainment and dining. Costumes optional but recommended.Your choice of four delicious, hot entrees and enjoy local, fresh seafood including lobster and crab. Fully Licensed, 6-8pm nightly.Everyone welcome—the fun is for all ages!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?