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Shipwright's Cafe

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) #5 of 11 Restaurants in Kensington $$$$ , Soups
11869 Route 6 | Margate, Kensington, Prince Edward Island C0B 1M0, Canada
+1 902-836-3403
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Canadian, Soups
11869 Route 6 | Margate, Kensington, Prince Edward Island C0B 1M0, Canada
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

This place came highly recommended and sadly it is their last season. So if by any change you are in PEI now, go and eat there. Christine, the server was very knowledgeable of what was being served and we settled on raw Oysters and Oyster...More

Thank SiggyCook
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This has been an excellent local fare restaurant for years and sadly, after our lunch, we were informed that they will be closing permanently at the end of this season. Thanks for many years of excellence and good luck in your future endeavors. If they...More

1  Thank James P
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Calvin prepares his hyper-locally sourced ingredients with personal attention and consummate skill. We are particularly pleased with his consistently excellent vegetarian choices. Most ingredients come from his garden, which surrounds the turn of the last century house now in use as this excellent restaurant. Margate...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This was our final dinner in PEI after a week exploring the island. We were treated to warm hospitality, delicious home-baked breads, reasonably-priced wines, and amazing food prepared with care and locally-sourced ingredients.

Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This is my favourite restaurant on the island - it has it all... charm, view, excellent food, great service and baked goods, breads and eggs to purchase and take home with you.

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Charming and friendly. The food is as fresh and local as possible. Sorry to say I couldn't finish my strawberry short cake as I was stuffed.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We made reservations as I knew it was a smaller place that was a little off the beaten path. We were welcomed into this lovely restaurant and were seated in one of the dining areas. The decor was great, lots to look at. Our waitress...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Definitely make reservations, as they are only a few tables. This is a family business. The husband is the chef, trained in Charlottetown, and his wife and older children help with the kitchen and serve tables. My husband had the lamb and I had the...More

Thank pger_11
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Truly fine dining with excellent service and an accommodating chef. My husband delighted in his bucket of PEI mussels and my daughter and I enjoyed vegetarian options that were delicious. The chocolate mousse for dessert was amazing. The care and attention to the art of...More

Thank katiefish12016
Reviewed 9 July 2016

This restaurant is run by one of the islands great couples. He is a great chef in a very giny kitchen. She a great baker and perserve maker. Grea t combo. Very old home with lots of atmosphere. They grow lots of what they cook...More

Thank Peggy C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Canadian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11869 Route 6 | Margate, Kensington, Prince Edward Island C0B 1M0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Kensington
  • Phone Number: +1 902-836-3403
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