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The Rope Loft

36 Water St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
+1 902-275-3430
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“shellfish” (13 reviews)
“chowder” (46 reviews)
“fish and chips” (29 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
36 Water St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 283 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago 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.

Thank beachcamper2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank SCTraveler1455
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

Thank meagmack14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank jukidude
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank JungleLaugher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Marie V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank HSeeingtheworld
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

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

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Took an important client from away on a South Shore tour and stopped for lunch. Was told they were only serving on the patio, which explained why the interior tables were completely empty. Went outside to find one table left, a low cocktale table with...More

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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 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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Description
Seasonal Closed from 22 December 2017 to 11 April 2018.
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