Your perfect picnic

St. Peters Canal National Historic Site

Our twist on "take-out"

Everything tastes better when you eat it outside!

So go ahead – let nature design your dining space.  Be captivated by the picturesque ocean and lake views while experiencing local culinary delights!  

It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Place your order
  2. Pick up your picnic tote
  3. Find your perfect picnic place and enjoy!

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Top 4 Perfect Picnic Places

  1. St. Peters Canal National Historic Site: Lake-side
    Dine at the southern entrance to the majestic Bras d’Or Lake and you may have a chance to watch the bridge swing open for vessels passing through the canal.
    Directions
    Grenville Street, St. Peter’s
    From Highway 4 heading east: turn left before crossing the canal bridge toward 10101 Grenville Street.  Follow the driveway down to the lake end of the canal.
  2. St. Peters Canal National Historic Site: Lock-side
    Enjoy a peaceful picnic while watching boats pass through the canal lock. Talk to canal staff to learn more about the workings of the canal and about the rich history of the area.
    Directions
    160 Toulouse Street, St. Peter’s
    From Highway 4 heading east: turn right onto Toulouse Street and continue until you reach the St. Peters Canal at 160 Toulouse Street.
  3. Strachan’s Cove
    While you dine, enjoy a gorgeous view of the Bras d’Or Lake as you watch boats sail into the St. Peter’s Marina.
    Directions
    Pepperell Street, St. Peter's
    From Highway 4 heading east: turn left at Pepperell Street and continue to the De Raymond St. and Pepperell St. intersection.  Location can be found on the right, across from this intersection.
  4. Battery Provincial Park
    Spread a blanket on the beach or find a picnic table while taking in the beauty of St. Peter’s Bay.
    Directions
    10110 Grenville St., St. Peter’s  
    From HWY 4 heading east: Turn right at 10110 Grenville Street

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Louie's Cosy Corner

Louie's Cosy Corner

Casual dining at its finest, with a rich history!

Please call to pre-order your picnic by 5 pm the day before by calling 902-535-3195

Hours of operation

8 am — 9 pm
Daily

Snack pack
- 2 Oatcakes
- Homemade salt & vinegar chips
- 2 drinks of your choice

$10.00 plus tax

"Viande"
- Meat pie
- Homemade salt & vinegar chips
- 2 drinks of your choice

$30.00 plus tax

"Poisson"
- 2 Cajun haddock burgers 
- Homemade salt & vinegar chips
- 2 drinks of your choice

$25.00 plus tax

Pick up your picnic:
Louie’s Cosy Corner
9985 Grenville Street
St. Peter’s
www.louiescosycorner.com
902-535-3195


The Farmer's Pantry

The Farmer's Pantry

An organic & fair-trade coffee shop serving fresh, local ingredients and organic Nova Scotian tea and coffee!

Please pre-order 24 hours in advance via text to: 902-623-2835

Hours of Operation

Tuesday – Friday: 7 am – 3 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 2 pm
Closed Sunday and Monday

Veggie or ham & turkey sandwich on homemade bread
with your choice of a bottle of water, tea or coffee, and a 
homemade oatcake or molasses cookie or date square. 

$16.00 (tax included)

Soup of the day (veggie or meat)
with your choice of a bottle of water, tea or coffee, and a 
homemade oatcake or molasses cookie or date square. 

$19.90 (tax included)

Quinoa hummus bowl (vegetarian)
with your choice of a bottle of water, tea or coffee, and a 
homemade oatcake or molasses cookie or date square. 

$21.06 (tax included)

Pick up your picnic:
The Farmer's Pantry
10042 Grenville Street
St. Peter’s
902-623-2835

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