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Rope Loft Dining Room

) #2 of 9 Restaurants in Chester $$ - $$$ , , Soups
Water St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
+1 902-275-3430
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (20 reviews)
“chowder” (36 reviews)
“seafood” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, Canadian, Soups, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
Water St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Some of the best fish chowders, scallops etc. We come every time we are in the area, the people are nice, service good, food excellent and right on the ocean. What more could you ask for.

Thank worldtraveller13341
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Has some microbrewery beer on tap. Tge foid is good as is the service. Prices are reasonable. Been here numerous times and ni complaints

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Nice food, portions a little small for the mail course but huge dessert. Heater under the table almost melted my purse as I didn't realize it was there when I sat down. Take care if you put anything by your feet.

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I looooooove it here! Right on the water in front harbor. Derrick and his staff are excellent. I high recommend the Rope Loft!

Thank Sam N
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Good meal with polite and friendly service. Decent wine list. Reasonable menu at affordable prices. Both nights were a challenge for parking as large parties had reserved upper level. Certainly would go back for more. We were there for evening meal near end of season...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 21 October 2016

You can't wish for a better location. The place has upstairs and downstairs outside sitting , upstairs inside dining room and downstairs pub style area , all overlooking the bay and the ocean . It's open only seasonally, from April till the end of October....More

Thank Daniela L
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped in during a stormy day for lunch having heard nothing of the Rope Loft. We were pleased with the food, service and prices. We returned for an outdoor lunch on another occasion and were equally impressed.

Thank fhovi9
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Took international visitors there yesterday. As usual, the food was great, the service friendly and the prices affordable. Despite temporary shortage of Guiness :-( our meals were tasty and the view of the harbour from the deck seating capped our day. Definitely recommended

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We ate here on a Friday when it was their prime rib night. Odd that you couldn't buy other nights but is kind of quirky! Beautiful piece of steak and nice Yorkshire pudding. Vegetables and potatoes just aren't important to Canadians but there were at...More

1  Thank Paula G
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We were on a day trip and stop there to eat. Their chowder soup is clear and the fish is entire, very fine chowder soup, never had such a good chowder soup! My husband had lobster and fries, perfectly done, the fries were very good...More

1  Thank spirituscapirai
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Canadian, Soups, Seafood, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water St, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 902-275-3430
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