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Charlotte Lane Cafe & Crafts

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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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.
US$8 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Seafood, Canadian, International
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

After reading all of the reviews, I was eager to have lunch here. I ordered the salmon with the eastern herb rub. The spices completely obscured the flavour of the fish. Maybe it's just me, but when I have fish, I like to taste it.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Daverblond
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Several groups of women golfers enjoyed meals at Charlotte Lane in July 2017. Everything from fish to steak got rave reviews, as did the Sticky Toffee Pudding. Hard to picture how chef and wait staff can so efficiently produce meals for several tables of 6-8...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank jillr141
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

A great place for meals at night. With beutiful food at good prices. The staff could not be better.if not going for a evening meal their soup &sandwich at lunchtime is delicious.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank byllis5
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Delightful, lucious lunch, perfect fresh herb touches accompanied each dish..everyone was really nice...people in the area are justifiably very proud of this place

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank AnnapurnaEast
Reviewed June 28, 2017

I belong to a family of 'lets all taste each other's choices". It's a great way to try the other entrees. The filet, the lobster au gratin and the pork loin were amazing. The service was without fault. We had a fine wine by a...More

Date of visit: June 2017
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Reviewed June 26, 2017

We went for our 10 year anniversary and had such an amazingly tasty meal! The mussels were extremely fresh and light, and full of flavor. The main courses were to die for, and the dessert was a dark chocolate raspberry baked cheesecake. Perfect ending. Perfect...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank LLH23
Reviewed June 23, 2017

We arrived at Charlotte Lane at 2:10 pm and were welcomed to sit down even though they were finished serving at 2:30. The servers were very friendly and allowed us the time to peruse the menu without feeling rushed. Ordered the sandwich/ salad combo and...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank hali-in-cuba64
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

We had heard great things about the Charlotte lane cafe so the wife and I decided to try it out. The moment we walked in the door we knew we would enjoy the dining experience. The hostesses/ waitresses were amazing.They were extremely friendly and made...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Devin B
Reviewed June 18, 2017

From the rhubarb vodka cocktails to the seafood entrees,e everything was wonderful. The staff were also great

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank houdi
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Planned our itinerary around a stop at Charlotte Land Cafe. We were welcomed by a friendly staff and a happy decor which combined to make a wonderful ambience. Even though the cafe was crowded, service was impeccable. And the food was absolutely delicious-- quinoa salad...More

Date of visit: June 2017
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