Parks Canada Perfect Picnic

Georges Island National Historic Site

Enjoy a perfect picnic on Georges Island with incredible views of Halifax harbour. Order in advance and pick up a ready-made lunch from a participating local restaurant. Everything tastes better when you eat it outside!

Our twist on "take-out"

We partnered with local restaurants on a Perfect Picnic! Perfect Picnics are prepared from a choice of delectable local favourites.

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1. Place your order with a participating local restaurant:

2. Pick up your lunch before you board the ferry.

3. Find your perfect picnic place at Georges Island National Historic Site and enjoy!

The Cable Wharf

How to order:

Order online or call 902-420-1015.

Place your order before 4 pm the day before your scheduled departure.

Your Perfect Picnic lunch will be ready for you as you board the ferry to Georges Island (proof of purchase required).

Menu

All boxed lunches include Kettle Chips, an apple, and a bottle of water.

Lobster Roll

Traditional lobster roll made with Fresh Atlantic lobster
$36 plus HST

Ham & Cheese

Ham & cheese with arugula and Dijon mustard on rosemary focaccia bread
$19 plus tax

Rotisserie Chicken

Sliced rotisserie chicken with smoked Gouda, chipotle aioli, and arugula on a ciabatta bun
$24 plus HST

Halloumi (vegetarian)

Fried Halloumi cheese and grilled mixed peppers with roasted garlic pesto aioli on rosemary focaccia bread
$23 plus HST

Ploughman's Lunch —serves up to 4 people/family group

Selection of local cheeses and meats, sliced sour dough, pickles, and red pepper jelly
$78 plus HST

Sapori Italian Street Food

https://www.saporihalifax.com (English only)

1741 Lower Water St., #162, Halifax

Located at Queen’s Marque, on the Halifax Waterfront, beside Cable Wharf, approximately 40 meters or 50 steps from Cable Wharf where you catch the ferry to Georges Island National Historic Site.

How to order

Phone 902-422-1711 or email saporihalifax@gmail.com

Place your order before 9 pm the night before your scheduled departure.

Payment required upon pick up. Be sure to plan a little extra time to pick up and pay for your picnic lunch before the ferry departs!

Menu

Sapori Italian Street Food tries to source as much as possible from local farmers including fresh tomatoes, arugula, fresh spinach, and apples, when available. The Perfect Picnic includes basil pesto made with locally grown basil.

Panini, water, apple.

Lunch box 1: Panino al pollo

Grilled chicken, fresh tomato, crispy pancetta (Italian bacon), goat cheese, baby spinach, pesto sauce, prepared on sliced bread, comes with chips, an apple, and a bottle of water.

$ 21.95 plus HST

Focaccia, water, apple, chips.

Lunch box 2: Panino Caprese

Fresh mozzarella, sliced tomato, arugula, fresh basil pesto, olive oil, balsamic reduction prepared on focaccia bread, comes with chips, an apple and a bottle of water.

$ 21.95 plus HST

Wrap, water, apple, chips.

Lunch box 3: Piadina Wrap

Wrap with salami, cooked ham, speck, provolone cheese, mayo, arugula, comes with chips, an apple and a bottle of water.

$ 21.95 plus HST

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