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Beggar's Banquet

Point of View Suites, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 2J4, Canada
+1 888-374-8439
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“halibut” (19 reviews)
“chicken” (19 reviews)
“soup” (14 reviews)
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18:00 - 20:00All hours
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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Point of View Suites, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 2J4, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had an awesome evening at the Beggar's Banquet! The Halibut was thick and fresh, the lobster well cooked, and our tablemate with the crab was delighted with his meal as well. The entertainment was fun and lively, and Sabine makes the whole evening sparkle!...More

Thank katharine_moulds
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked in for the medieval banquet as a fun filled evening .The good points were the dressing up was fine and the food good with service well organised so wait was minimum .The entertainment a chap singing and a woman dressed up as a...More

Thank jerseyjeanette
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fun night!!! Attended the Beggar's Banquet. Started the evening with dressing up in 18th century clothing to set the mood for the evening. A nice dinner provided - choice of lobster, chicken, halibut. Entertainment was provided on stage... a man playing the guitar and...More

Thank Gail L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been advised, "If you only do one thing in Cape Breton, go to The Beggar's Banquet." We were staying overnight in Fortress Louisbourg, so we certainly intended going to the Beggar's Banquet. Making our reservations took only a minute. Come early, we were...More

Thank butler1NovaScotia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We planned a trip to do the Cabot Trail and when planning we found the Beggars Banquet. It truly was the greatest experience. Food was great, serve was second to none. Much to my surprise the spouses were great sports and got dressed up with...More

Thank Judy E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This evening and dinner was planned weeks before our visit to NS. Had looked up on Tripadvisor and knew this was a MUST! The place was 75% filled and was well run. Remember, it is only open July and August. Good time dressing up. Might...More

Thank Wagsix
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the great review. We are so happy to hear you had a great night at the Beggars Banquet. It is our 8th season and we never tire of doing this. We run from June 15 to Sept 15 so we have many...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made reservations for 12 the day of and were delighted to be accommodated that quickly while visiting at Mira River. There were 4 children in our group and they were on the dance floor the entire evening and were joined by the adults as well....More

Thank Betsyjoan
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review. So wonderful to hear everyone had such a great time at the Beggars Banquet. We love it when the children get up and dance, some even take Sabean by the hand and show her a dance move or two....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't usually like costume meads like my wife does but this one was really fun. The dinner was excellent both the lobster and the snow crab. Other options were halibut of chicken if you don't care for seafood. The meal included salads, hot veggies,...More

Thank Mikey243
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you were able to join us for Beggars Banquet. We enjoy entertaining our guests each and every night along with great food and dancing. We do hope you will visit us again. Thank you for the great review. Cheers.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this place a while before we came to Nova Scotia and I am happy we did it as it was full. In short, it was an interesting experience and delicious food. Do not miss it. It was one of the highlights of our...More

Thank CanadianTraveller159
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the great review. This is our 8th season for the Beggar's Banquet and we are loving it each and everyday. I will pass your wonderful comments on to the rest of the staff. We do hope to see you again. Cheers.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a family vacation for a wedding and wanted to plan a few things around the wedding that offered a bit of a different experience. My husband found the Beggars Banquet and made reservations for a group of us. Although looking at their...More

Thank Marce T
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review and your kind words of praise. We love hearing from our guests after they attend the Beggar's Banquet and seeing the wonderful comments, it makes us proud to know we have made their experience a great one. Say hi...More

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Questions & Answers
14 August 2017|
Response from Vini_B_53 | Reviewed this property |
They can seat around 100 +...contact them to confirm availability on the date you will be there...highly recommend the crab which must be ordered 1 day in advance...also to chill on ice (lobster or crab) before serving.
Earl S
15 January 2017|
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Response from linda733 | Property representative |
Yes , we offer glutted free options.
1 September 2015|
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Response from linda733 | Property representative |
We close for the season on Oct.15th to May 15th
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 47
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 20:00
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
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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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