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“Amazing food, amazing service and amazing views.”

The Lighthouse on Cape d'Or
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Description: there is currently a listing for the hotel portion of the property, however I'm not able to find a listing for the restaurant. I'd love to post a raving review! It was excellent! Also, there are a few tips worth sharing with future visitors.
Reviewed 19 July 2012

My family and I stayed the night in the Lighthouse Keepers House which was comfortable, clean and homey and we also enjoyed an amazing dinner with darcy in the "Kitchen". We received personal service tailored to exactly what we needed, partly because we were the only ones there that evening but mostly because of the attentiveness and skill of our host. My son was just turning the corner after having his wisdom teeth removed and was still a little sore and swollen. Darcy made sure to prepare a meal that he could enjoy but made no compromise on the quality, flavour and execution of the food. We didn't have to order, the meal was perfect and exactly what we wanted. The views are spectacular, and the comfortable the mood of the dining room compliment them perfectly. Dessert was wonderful but the real dessert was the sunset. We rose the next day to see the sunrise and enjoyed a breakfast that again anticipated our wants perfectly. to top it all off the prices are extremely reasonable. I've given the restaurant a $$ rating which means "causal sit down service", which in truth it is but the food and service are on par with most fine dining establishments I've gone to.

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Reviewed 29 June 2012

Hard to believe that the best chowder in all of Nova Scotia is right here! And ever more amazing, the chef is from Manitoba (shame on all the local chefs!). Short menus are the best! We all tried something different ... none of us were disappointed. Try the desserts ... lovely!

2  Thank Judy W
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Reviewed 4 September 2011

The lightkeeper's kitchen at Cape d'Or is being run by Darcy and family, providing a personable and attentive atmosphere. The food is fresh, local and seasonal. The view from the big windows overlooking the Cape and Lighthouse are breathtaking, with the sunsets being the icing on the cake.

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3  Thank Marla A
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Reviewed 16 August 2011

There are only two menu items each evening but the stuffed flounder with scallops we enjoyed was absolutely incredible. It is hard to imagine how it is possible to serve such gourmet food in this remote setting. We recommend calling ahead to let them know you are comeing. Very worth the drive for the food and the view. Salad, Main course and dessert was only $29 per person.

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3  Thank merlyn55
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