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Beggar's Banquet

) #1 of 8 Restaurants in Louisbourg ££ - £££ , Gluten Free Options
Point of View Suites, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 2J4, Canada
+1 888-374-8439
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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££ - £££
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Point of View Suites, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 2J4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the third year in a row that we have gone and each year keeps getting better and better. The staff are amazing and remembered us from the previous year. They are so helpful and again go out of their way to make you...More

Thank Tammy M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I made a reservation a couple of hours before the meal and was told AFTER we arrived that we would be seated at the back of the hall and would be allowed to approach the buffet table only after the other patrons had been up...More

1  Thank mleabroad
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are sorry you did not enjoy your experience at the Beggar's Banquet but 99% of our guests do. Our reputation speaks for itself.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was really not bad for a place that is all about the entertainment. All the patrons "beggars" and the staff enjoyed themselves. Lots of fun music and silliness. If you are not willing to get into the spirit of things then you should...More

Thank Sylvia A
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review. We do enjoy entertaining our guests each and every night here at the Beggar's Banquet and we love to hear the wonderful comments of how much they enjoyed the evening when the night is over. From the food, music, entertainment...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure what I expected, but despite the good food and good show, I came away feeling okay, but not enthusiastic about the Beggar's Banquet. Perhaps I was just too tired after a day spent at the Fort? The meal was good for the price....More

Thank Fred A
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. We try our very best to please all of our guests each and every night and we are so very glad that you did join us for the evening, even thou you had a long day at the Fortress. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Want to sample fresh lobster, play dress ups and see a Beggar Queen with an independently moving bustle? Then the Beggar's Banquet is the night out for you! From Steve the entertainer's folk songs of the Maritimes, both English and French, to Sabine of the...More

Thank virtus18
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the recommendation. We are so glad you had a wonderful time at the Beggar's Banquet. It sure is a great place to make wonderful memories while sharing great food and entertainment. We do this 7 nights a week and we so enjoy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A Beautiful evening..Delicious Food, Wonderful music...A totally different experience from your regular Restaurant!!...The dressing up in the costumes was fun!!..Sabean was the hit of the evening!!

Thank fiftieschild
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review. So glad you could join us for Beggar's Banquet and were able to met the one and only SABEAN.....she sure loves to entertain our guests. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beggars Banquet is in modern Louisbourg & makes a fitting end to a day at the fortress (~5 min. away). You dress up in period clothes & eat accompanied by live music & the theatrical additions of Sabean, who plays the role of a widowed,...More

Thank Jennifer G
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We greatly appreciate all the kind words. We hear at the Point Of View and Beggar's Banquet work very hard everyday to make sure our guests receive the best service possible. So happy to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lived up to all expectations. There was only 16 of us attending as the banquet was just opening for the season There was more food than I could eat (nobody left hungry), but I made sure to save room for a second bowl of...More

Thank Vini_B_53
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

WOW is Right...thank you so much for the wonderful review. We love hearing such wonderful comments from our guests. Sabean sure does bring the place alive with her stories and her dancing skills, which she has lots of help from our wonderful guests each and...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017

Just go with it and do it all...dress up, dance with Sabine, drink buttered rum, song all the songs too. Family freindly and family style eating you get to know other travellers too. Food was excellent too. A must do!More

Thank FamJamVK
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review. We could not agree more...just go with it, you will make memories of a life time. Great music, dance, food, fun, laughter and of course "SABEAN" who could ask for more. We are so glad you had a wonderful...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Went with group of six including kids aged 12 and 14. They were not thrilled about dressing up, as we were all put into costumes. The staff was great and the food was good.

Thank B172VJtarah
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for joining us for a great night of food, fun and dancing. We love to entertain our guests nightly at the Beggar's Banquet and dressing up in period costume is so exciting for many. Thanks again for the great review. Cheers!

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sandramacNovaScotia
13 August 2017|
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Response from Vini_B_53 | Reviewed this property |
They can seat around 100 +...contact them to confirm availability on the date you will be there...highly recommend the crab which must be ordered 1 day in advance...also to chill on ice (lobster or crab) before serving.
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Earl S
15 January 2017|
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Response from linda733 | Property representative |
Yes , we offer glutted free options.
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csbettag
1 September 2015|
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Response from linda733 | Property representative |
We close for the season on Oct.15th to May 15th
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$47
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 20:00
Monday
18:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 20:00
Thursday
18:00 - 20:00
Friday
18:00 - 20:00
Saturday
18:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Point of View Suites, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 2J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Louisbourg
  • Phone Number: +1 888-374-8439
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Description
Join us for a tantalizing evening of music, dance and storytelling, and a magnificent 18th century feast!As you arrive, don a period costume and take your seat in the Beggar’s Banquet tent, a beautiful 18th century inspired backdrop for the perfect evening of entertainment and dining. Costumes optional but recommended.Your choice of four delicious, hot entrees and enjoy local, fresh seafood including lobster and crab. Fully Licensed, 6-8pm nightly.Everyone welcome—the fun is for all ages!
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