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Mrs MacGregor's Shortbreads

$$ - $$$, , British
59 Water Street, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
+1 902-382-1878
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Scottish, Canadian, British
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59 Water Street, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We found this little shop just before we were leaving Pictou, we bought the Shortbread cookies just we love it, but don't know it's so good, the best we ever had..........

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The shortbread was wonderful. The gentleman work was not very friendly. I guess he was having a bad day.

Thank Holly C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, good friend and I dropped into Mrs MacGregor's Shortbreads in Pictou, NS the other day. We were expecting to sit in and have some shortbread with a cup of tea/coffee. We were disappointed that they don't offer any beverage, it's a very small...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buttery and flakey you can't go wrong. Nice little shop in Pictou. Waited until we returned from vacation to try should have tried earlier and bought more!

Thank gman47
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We brought shortbread home to Scotland...that's how good it was!! We only tasted the original and maple so cannot comment on the rest, but they were both amazingly good. Tempted to say the nicest we've had but may offend some family members ;)

Thank ellkell28
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This business sell wonderful buttery shortbread cookies. I have tried both plain and maple flavored cookies and loved them. They are all home made. The shop is located on the main street business area in Pictou and easy to find.

Thank 164beau
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Every time we are in Nova Scotia, we try to stop and buy some fresh shortbread from Mrs. MacGregor's shortbread shop. This time around we also decided to try the oat cakes. Both the oat cakes and the shortbread are really, really good. We even...More

Thank Weyes1
Reviewed 20 December 2016

while nationally famous for her short breads, the best cake I have ever eaten! I always thought a cake was a cake, but here they are a work of art! the best tasting possible

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We stop at Mrs. McGregor's whenever we are near Pictou when traveling all the way from Indiana. We make regular excursions to Nova Scotia and have added this place on our list of must see towns and must visit food establishments. Their small, delicate, and...More

Thank Weyes1
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The shortbread cookies are as wonderful as those your grandmother used to make! Fresh and buttery - you can buy a bag of traditional cookies or be adventurous and try a flavour twist like Skor or Maple. You won't be disappointed!

Thank Margaret M
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Restaurant Details

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Scottish, Canadian, British
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Water Street, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K 1H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Pictou
  • Phone Number: +1 902-382-1878
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Our shop is headquarters for our fine line of Scottish shortbreads, named one of the best in Canada by Canadian Living Magazine. We also retail other local Nova Scotia culinary products. We serve coffee and tea, and array of yummy treats and shivery bits including our signature dessert Sticky Toffee Pudding!!
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