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The Rope Loft

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene
Seasonal Closed from 22 December 2017 to 11 April 2018.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian, Soups
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Free Wifi
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All reviews mussels chowder seafood fish n' chips fries peel and eat shrimp greek salad fresh haddock lobster roll pizza great view the upper deck patio watching on tap beautiful spot wonderful food pub fare
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

I love visiting the Rope Loft because I always have enough for lunch the next day! Their veggie pasta is tasty without being oily or too heavy - delightful. Lots to see inside - a Chester staple!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 684lyndsays
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Very cute restaurant with a view over the water. Our server was friendly and laid back with suggestions for dinner. The meals were excellent and the price was right! Don’t miss this one if you are in Chester.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank beachcamper2018
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We were directed to The Rope Loft by a local in Chester. We had a good meal and very friendly service. Good place to go on a chilly cloudy day, We would definitely recommend it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SCTraveler1455
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here on our way to oak island...price was right, food was good and the location is unbeatable on a sunny day. Would return for sure!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank meagmack14
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Our family recently ate at Rope Loft...and with the exception of one thing it was practically perfect. Great atmosphere, clean, wonderful service and taste wise the food was really 'really' good...except for the Lobster Roll. After just one bite.. the roll itself completely disintegrated and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jukidude
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

12 of us had an amazing dinner. The service was exceptional and the food was spectacular. I had a Greek salad. Made to order and so fresh. The bowl of seafood chowder was one of the best that I have had. Portion size is not...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JungleLaugher
Reviewed September 20, 2018

This pub was completely full of fruit flies and the beer cost more here than any other place in our 10 days of travel.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Marie V
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We stopped on route from Halifax to Lunenberg and, having already eaten, confined ourselves to a drink on the terrace overlooking the harbour The service was slow but our drinks were good and all those around us who were eating, certainly seemed to be enjoying...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank HSeeingtheworld
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Excellent location and good size deck. The food is so so. But I find can’t go wrong with a burger and their Cesar’s are delicious. Very few places can make a good one. When I’m in the area I always make a point to stop...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Laura C
Reviewed September 9, 2018

On a beautiful sunny afternoon there is nothing nicer than sitting on the patio watching activity on the water and eating good food. The seafood chowder here was the best I had eaten in a three week holiday where I ate it most days!! Service...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sharon H
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April 22, 2018|
Response from Bbabe123 | Reviewed this property |
All I can say is we travelled from Halifax to Chester twice. On the door it said they were open both times and within a few days of each visit. Their website stated the same. When I put my review on trip adviser saying we... More
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