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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
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“quiche” (6 reviews)
“halibut” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
18 Kentucky Crt | Nova Scotia, New Minas, Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 4N2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I lunched at McGills today and a month ago. Both meals were fabulous...tasty,nicely presented, great service and reasonable in price. Today we had a trio of fries...delicious and crispy and turkey BLTs, which were fresh and nicely flavoured. We even had space for yummy carrot...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in one afternoon for a lunch we loved the menu! Fresh inspiring sandwiches plenty of other options too! Great coffee and treats to finish off with as well! Service was also attentive and pleasant, overall a great spot to visit!More

Thank Aimee R
Robert S, Manager at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review Aimee. We do have a nice selection of freshly made sandwiches on our menu. We only use freshly baked breads & in house baked turkey & ham. You can always find a lovely treat...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located right next to our eye doctor, this restaurant offers the best spinach salad I have ever eaten, with a choice of 2 sizes, and chicken or shrimp as add-ons. In a smart marketing move, the restaurant posts a sign by the doctor's entrance inviting...More

1  Thank tileduck
Robert S, Manager at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We appreciate hearing from our guests about their experience at McGill’s. I agree with you that our spinach salad is great; we have an amazing culinary team. I hope we see you again soon....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I had some important guests visiting from California and they were eager to try some fresh Nova Scotian oysters. McGill’s special ordered 3 different NS regions for our table! Thank you again to McGill’s for being the most accommodating restaurant I’ve ever...More

1  Thank Jolene M
Robert S, Manager at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. Our culinary team & FOH staff try their best to accommodate our guests needs when their are special requests. NS Oysters are definitely a treat especially when you can enjoy them in our beautiful...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third time driving into new Minas to go out to mcgill's for Supper, the first time the place was closed even though their web site said it was open, and the 2nd time we made a reservation a couple days prior, went...More

Thank Sharwayn
Robert S, Owner at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Regarding your experience on Friday evening, I regret the communication problem that resulted in your not being able to enjoy the Cellar Room. It is important that customers make a reservation to avoid disappointment, particularly at this time of year when we have numerous private...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Went here for an Anniversary dinner and found the food to be good, if not a bit over priced for the service. The atmosphere in the dining area is very nice, with the fireplace and contemporary decor. Overall, a nice experience but just a bit...More

Thank Gord C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Spent a lovely evening with friends. Food was fresh and well presented staff were very helpful. The atmosphere was good very impressed with this restaurant.More

1  Thank Gill A
Robert S, Manager at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for your comments. We appreciate hearing from our guests. Our Chef and his team put a lot of thought in their food preparation & presentation. The wait staff appreciates getting feed back from our guests as well. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017

We enjoyed a very nice lunch yesterday at McGills. Both of us had the fish (halibut) & chips and found it as nicely cooked & presented as you could ask for anywhere. The generous portion of halibut was perfectly cooked with a thin batter. The...More

1  Thank Stroller1
Robert S, Manager at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for your feedback. I agree our lightly battered Halibut fish & ff is cooked to perfection, and can’t go wrong with home cut fries made in house. Our desserts are all made daily with a delicious variety to choose from. I will pass...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017

We just enjoyed a delightful dinner at McGill's. I had the the rack of lamb and my wife the butter chicken. Both were extremely well prepared and seasoned to perfection. What a great restaurant, staff, food and atmosphere and in New Minas of all places!...More

1  Thank Ben W
Robert S, Manager at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. Our Indian Theme Menu is one of our most popular theme dinners. The rack of lamb is always so beautifully prepared and some of our guests favorite entrée on our cellar menu. We are...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

McGill's doesn't look like much. It looks like an average coffee shop from the outside. It is anything BUT average. I understand there is a formal dining room that was in use for a special function when we were there, but it doesn't matter. Everything...More

2  Thank H4CT
Robert S, Manager at McGill's Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I agree with you that we are more then just a coffee shop. We are very proud of our formal dining room known as “the Cellarroom”. A lot of thought was put into the design,...More

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doctorgumby
24 November 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
24 November 2015|
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Response from Robert S | Property representative |
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$22
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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