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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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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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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 271 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here many times - any time I am in Shelburne and can snag an evening reservation. When I can't get an evening reservation I go for lunch. Seafood crepe my favourite. The menu changes slightly. Ask the staff about their favourites if...More

Thank traveljoe321
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I came here with high expectations and left sorely disappointed. Let’s start with the entrance. You have to pass through a large room of artifacts to get to the Hostess. As it turns out the craft room is the same size as the dining room....More

Thank Gregory P
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Chef Roland Glauser has made some changes to his menu, so we decided to try them out. All were delicious. I never would have thought to use quinoa in a salad, but it's perfect in the “Greens, Grains & Citrus” Salad. Another yummy appetizer is...More

1  Thank messengrl
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Not at all accessible. Menu had too few cream/dairy free choices. Service was terrific. My dairy free, shellfish free entree was tasty but that's all. However there was ample in the serving. Excellent coffee.

Thank needsclean2017
Reviewed 17 September 2017

About the best restaurant between Shelburne and Yarmouth N.S. This time I had the eggs Benedict and it was very good with eggs cooked perfectly and Hollandaise sauce homemade and very tasteful with a hint of lemon.

1  Thank ekuhar
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

My mother and I had lunch here. We had a lovely spot out on the patio that was unfortunately ruined by the numerous wasps buzzing around our table. A table was seated about 5 minutes after us but the waitress took their drink and appetizer...More

Thank LucyDagger
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a late lunch at Charlottes Lane in Shelburne, Nova Scotia. It's such a charming small restaurant and gift shop that it's hard to resist buying locally made trinkets and dining. I have to say that I was a little disappointed in the selection of...More

Thank Wilma M
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We've been going to Charlotte Lane for over 20 years on a regular basis. Every meal has been memorable. The staff are great and the meals are superb no matter which one you go for. All freshly cooked for you. Highly recommended. For an evening...More

1  Thank Bob D
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for our anniversary- the service was outstanding! The owner put every effort into making sure we were comfortable and enjoyed our experience fully. The menu was interesting and varied and the wine list was impressive. The chef even personally...More

2  Thank Megan W
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We went there for lunch today after trying yesterday to book dinner reservation but it was all booked up for the next two days, just to show you how popular this place is and not surprising as it is a very unique and lovely place...More

1  Thank thedove88
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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, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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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