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Rope Loft Dining Room

) #2 of 11 Restaurants in Chester €€ - €€€ , , Soups
Water St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
+1 902-275-3430
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“mussels” (20 reviews)
“chowder” (36 reviews)
“seafood” (19 reviews)
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Bar, Canadian, Soups, Seafood, Pub
€€ - €€€
Water St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Another recommendation from a friend and a good place to stop. About 20 minutes from the Atlantica Resort. Casual environment, friendly staff and decent food. There is indoor seating upstairs and down, and a patio outside with a view of the harbour. The place can...More

Thank DiveProf
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Delicious food with very good choices on the menu (I had a really hard time choosing what to order). Sitting out on the deck was a pleasant experience and the view was very pretty. Staff was very friendly.

Thank hungrystarfish
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely restaurant and great location - you can enjoy a delicious plate of fish n'chips while sitting out on the deck admiring the bay. Whatever they do to their french fries, I hope they keep doing it. Amazing food, and even a pretty decent veggie...More

Thank stoff_hfx
Reviewed 4 days ago

Six of us descended on the restaurant just after 5pm on a Friday afternoon when the harbour was filled with boats and the streets laden with cars. However, one of our number jumped out and enquired whether there was a waiting time for a table...More

Thank Melville P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This bar restaurant is right on the waterfront with a great interior and a really nice two level deck offering excellent views of the water and boats. Food is okay pub food but nothing special. Worth a visit.

Thank TreckingLee
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I arrived around 7 pm on a Friday night and it was rather busy. We ended up having to sit around the back of the restaurant near the washrooms which was not the greatest. The server took forever to get to us...More

Thank Heather E
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I ate there in June and had a great lunch. Fish chowder and fish and chips were delicious. Scenery from the deck was wonderful

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location, right on the water was beautiful! Great pub style food with efficient service. Although a bit dated, it was clean and cozy.

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice place on the water in Chester. It is not fancy but has charm . The food was good and the server was very efficient. This place can be very busy in the summer but it does have two decks and inside...More

Thank DebM908
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some of the best fish chowders, scallops etc. We come every time we are in the area, the people are nice, service good, food excellent and right on the ocean. What more could you ask for.

Thank worldtraveller13341
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Nearby Attractions
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1.29 km away
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3.44 km away
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.23 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Canadian, Soups, Seafood, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 902-275-3430
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