Dine, Shop and Stay

Welcome to Pictou, N.S.

We welcome you to our quaint seaside Town of Pictou on the Northumberland Shore of Nova Scotia where we boast the most developed waterfront between Halifax and Sydney. 

Experience our historic Scottish architecture, trails, restaurants, shops and friendly people during your visit to the Museum.

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Dine, Shop & Stay

A1 Pizza & Waterview Restaurant

A1 Pizza Pub and Grill and the Waterview Restaurant are conveniently located next to DeCoste Center in Pictou. It is a modern family restaurant focused on providing great food and service.

Acropole Pizza

They have made their local mark as a quality pizza & food establishment in an area where pizza has long been considered King. Take out only.

Ahead of Hair

A Health & Beauty Retreat with a delightful Gift Boutique. We pride ourselves on our team of professionals who work together to ensure that you will leave feeling like the best version of yourself.

Alladin Syrian Canadian Restaurant

Alladin Syrian Canadian Restaurant is a small SEASONAL take out kiosk located at the Marina wharf that is proud to offer the highest quality Syrian halal food.

Art 2 Sea Gallery

A cooperative Art gallery featuring local Artists in the Picturesque Port of Pictou

Braeside Country Inn

The Braeside Country Inn is a 4 star Heritage hotel with a setting in a park overlooking the historic Pictou Harbour. The Inn was built in 1938, although we are constantly improving & renovating, the building has retained many of its historic features - very quaint and unique! If you are looking for a place with some history and character, this is a great place to stop.

Cherry on Top

Ice Cream shop proudly serving Scotsburn Ice cream and novelties from April to November.

Crepe Expectations , Crepes & CoatTails

Located at the Hector Quay Visitor's Marina offering many delicious Crepes from Sweet to Savoury. Seasonal

Cunard House

A beautifully restored house that was built in 1832 located steps away from the Pictou waterfront.

Customs House

We are located on the waterfront within the historic town of Pictou and only 15 minutes driving time from the town of New Glasgow. The building is constructed of brick and sandstone circa 1870. We are located within walking distance to all attractions.

Dolan's Inn & Suites

Consists of a newly renovated 15 room motel, a 5 room inn and 20 suites ranging from a bachelor to a complete 5 bedroom house. Many of Dolan's rooms/suites have water views and full kitchens, which include fibre internet/tv. Rooms range from the economical to the executive suite.

Fat Tony's Bar and Grill

Good Food. Good Music. Good Times.

Fulmore's PharmaChoice & Gifts

Fulmore's Pharmachoice is an independently and locally owned and operated pharmacy in downtown Pictou with Souvenirs and Gifts

Generations Bakery and Beyond

Scratch baking. From breads to squares to pies and cakes. Always fresh.

Grohmann Knives Factory

Drop-ins welcome, there are no set schedules for the free tours, if you have a min 4 adult group inquire with a store clerk about getting a tour.

Harbour House Ales & Spirits

The Harbour House is a new pub located on the beautiful Pictou waterfront. Come and have a seat on our outdoor wrap around deck with amazing scenery.

Heritage Quay Bed and Breakfast

Circa 1855 boutique B&B located in historical Town of Pictou, the renowned "Birthplace of New Scotland”. Guests receive an elevated east coast experience surrounded by the rich history and farm-to-table locally sourced goodness.

Lionstone Inn

People choose to stay at The Lionstone Inn because of our commitment to quality accommodations at a reasonable price. Our location is ideal for both overnight guests and for those wishing to stay awhile and explore the area.

Marina Bar and Grill

The Marina Bar & Grill is a restaurant overlooking the Hector Marina and Pictou Harbour. It offers a casual dining experience.

Mrs. MacGregor's Shortbread

Named one of Canada's best shortbreads by Canadian Living magazine in 2013, we're bringing our shortbreads to you. We have many shortbread flavours to tempt you, from classic Scottish Shortbread to our own Canadian Maple, eh!

Pictou Pharmasave

Pictou Pharmasave is a family owned business located in Pictou, Nova Scotia. We also carry a variety of greeting cards and seasonal items plus a selection of Nova Scotia gift ware.

Scotsman Inn

The Scotsman Inn was built in 1865 and is situated in the heart of historic Pictou. This Pictou Historic building at the top of Pictou's main street gives little indication of the elegant Inn awaiting within, which combines the charm of a bed and breakfast with the privacy of an inn.

Seabank House Bed and Breakfast

Offering four "themed" bedrooms, each with modern, private ensuite bathrooms. We serve a scrumptious full breakfast in our dining room and we provide excellent wifi and lots of parking! "You Are Welcome Here!"

Seaside Treasure Trove

A happy little shop in the beautiful seaside town of Pictou. Carrying locally handmade gifts and goods. All unique and wonderful.

Ship Hector Company Store

The Ship Hector Company Store has tons of new products including clothing, giftware, cool and funky items, gourmet food products plus so much more. Seasonal

Stone Soup Cafe

Small friendly full-service café located with a view of the harbour in downtown Pictou. Fresh locally available foods used wherever possible. Best seafood chowder in the province. Homemade desserts fresh daily. Licensed.

The River Gallery on Water Street

Art gallery featuring local artists in the picturesque Town of Pictou. Wild, Mad, Bold Art.

Thompson's Dairy Bar

We serve soft & hard ice cream, slushies, sundaes, waffle cones & bowls and much more!

Willow House Inn

Known as a top accommodation in Pictou by it's guests, the Willow House Inn B & B is a place where you are greeted with a warm smile and a large splash of Maritime hospitality by your hosts; Brenda and George in addition to a gourmet breakfast and beautiful backyard to relax.