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McGill's Cafe and Restaurant

18 Kentucky Crt | Nova Scotia, New Minas, Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 4N2, Canada
+1 902-681-3225
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (6 reviews)
“halibut” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
18 Kentucky Crt | Nova Scotia, New Minas, Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 4N2, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited for dinner while on vacation. Lucked out. Warm night so we sat out on the patio and McGill's had a 3 piece live band going outside. They were VG. Food wise, we kinda snacked. Shared a nice big bowl of mussels in a curry-coconut...More

Thank Robert O
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Robert thank you for taking the time to give us a review. Happy to hear you enjoyed your evening. Our patio entertainment line up for the summer is fantastic. This Fri evening (July 20) our entertainment will be Bernie Zinck, Mark Riley & Sarah Pound....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Frequently drop in for lunch and occasionally for dinner. Always great food and beverages. Knowledgeable staff and clean comfortable surroundings.

1  Thank ln0rth
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking to the time to give us a review. We appreciate getting feedback from our guests. FYI we have live entertainment Friday nights on our patio for the summer. We look forward to seeing you again. Judy

Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

McGill's is a hidden treasure. The menu is unique and the food is very good, well prepared and presented. It serves an upscale lunch menu. The atmosphere is neat and clean. Good service and friendly staff. Pricing is moderate. Great specialty Coffee and Teas and...More

1  Thank Stephen B
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Stephen thanks you for your kind review. Our culinary team & FOH staff take pride in what they do. We just launched a new cafe menu & BBQ menu for the summer. Also we added a Gastronomic menu to our evening service. You can view...More

Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

We always have a good experience at McGill’s. The staff are friendly, and the food is always fresh, well presented, delicious and reasonably priced.

1  Thank MHEBB2014
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We appreciate hearing from our guests. It will soon be patio time again, stay tuned for our Friday nights entertainment lineup. Cheers Judy

Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

From the moment we entered the lower area of the restaurant, designated for fine dining, the ambiance was perfect. It was good that we had a reservation as there was the quiet yet healthy hum of a goodly number of happy diners. We sat in...More

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Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Shirley thanks you for your kind review. Gilbert is definitely a gem and is very knowledgeable about our syphon coffee. Our culinary team does an exceptional job and takes pride in what they prepare for our guests. Our cellar room ambiance just adds to the...More

Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

We have eaten at McGill's several times and are never dissapointed. We returned for lunch again this week. As always an intriguing and interesting menu was presented and our selections were superb. I especially loved the roasted vegetable soup. A very pleasant and effecient server...More

3  Thank Wendy J
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Wendy Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. I agree our culinary team makes delicious soups daily. We just launched a new cafe menu & BBQ menu for the summer. Also we added a Gastronomic menu to our evening service....More

Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Pesto penne I had was amazing and the wild mushroom risotto my girlfriend said was “really no words to be honest, heavenly would be the closest” we would recommend this to anyone.

2  Thank patrick1221
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Always a warm welcome. Friendly staff and delicious food. The staff makes you feel that they really appreciate you being there.

2  Thank 643maurice
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

Thank you for your review. We pride ourselves in providing great food & service. This weekend Feb 22-24 is featuring our Indian theme menu, the butter chicken & spiced carrot cake are so delicious. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Judy :)

Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

The modest exterior of this restaurant in New Minas contains a scrumptious secret within. I knew from friends to ask for the cellar portion of the restaurant for our lunch for an added treat. The setting was inspired, and reminiscent of my trips to Italy....More

1  Thank Shirley R
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review Shirley. We appreciate hearing from our guests. I highly recommend the rack of lamb it is superb. We look forward to seeing you on your anniversary. Judy

Reviewed February 1, 2018

We had been seeing Facebook posts popping up more and more on friends' accounts and thought it worthy of a try. Not at all disappointed. The food was absolutely excellent and this was our first try. It's moderately expensive but well worth the money. The...More

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doctorgumby
November 23, 2015|
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Response from Robert S | Property representative |
Hi there, Thank you for your inquiry, on Friday's we serve an oven roasted tenderloin of beef with all the trimming, including yourkshire puddings. I must same it is absolutely delicious! Come see and taste for yourself... More
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doctorgumby
November 23, 2015|
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Hi there, we serve roasted tenderloin with all the trimmings including yourkshire pudding on Friday's only. Please call for reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$21
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Kentucky Crt | Nova Scotia, New Minas, Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 4N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Kentville  >  New Minas
  • Phone Number: +1 902-681-3225
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