We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Beggar's Banquet

Point of View Suites, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 2J4, Canada
+1 888-374-8439
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“halibut” (22 reviews)
“chicken” (21 reviews)
“salad” (21 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Point of View Suites, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia B1C 2J4, Canada
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (180)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 170 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome evening at the Beggar's Banquet! The Halibut was thick and fresh, the lobster well cooked, and our tablemate with the crab was delighted with his meal as well. The entertainment was fun and lively, and Sabine makes the whole evening sparkle!...More

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

Thank you for the great review. We are so glad you could join us for a great night of food, fun and entertainment at the Beggars Banquet and that you were able to meet the one and only Sabean. She sure does make things sparkle....More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

We booked in for the medieval banquet as a fun filled evening .The good points were the dressing up was fine and the food good with service well organised so wait was minimum .The entertainment a chap singing and a woman dressed up as a...More

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

Thank you for the review. We are glad you were able to join us for the Beggars Banquet and that you had a fun filled night. The one and only Sabean, who is known and loved world over, was entertaining her guests with her stories...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017

A fun night!!! Attended the Beggar's Banquet. Started the evening with dressing up in 18th century clothing to set the mood for the evening. A nice dinner provided - choice of lobster, chicken, halibut. Entertainment was provided on stage... a man playing the guitar and...More

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

So glad you were able to join us for the Beggars Banquet. We are now going into our 8th season and we just love entertaining our guests each and every night. The food, music, dancing and fun make for many great memories. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

We had been advised, "If you only do one thing in Cape Breton, go to The Beggar's Banquet." We were staying overnight in Fortress Louisbourg, so we certainly intended going to the Beggar's Banquet. Making our reservations took only a minute. Come early, we were...More

Thank butler1NovaScotia
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We here at the Point of View and Beggars Banquet work hard each and everyday to make sure our guests receive the best service and care possible and with a great review like this, we know our...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We planned a trip to do the Cabot Trail and when planning we found the Beggars Banquet. It truly was the greatest experience. Food was great, serve was second to none. Much to my surprise the spouses were great sports and got dressed up with...More

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

Thank you for the great review. We are so glad you had a wonderful night with us at the Beggars Banquet. We never tire from hearing these great comments. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers.

Reviewed 1 September 2017

This evening and dinner was planned weeks before our visit to NS. Had looked up on Tripadvisor and knew this was a MUST! The place was 75% filled and was well run. Remember, it is only open July and August. Good time dressing up. Might...More

Thank Wagsix
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review. We are so happy to hear you had a great night at the Beggars Banquet. It is our 8th season and we never tire of doing this. We run from June 15 to Sept 15 so we have many...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Made reservations for 12 the day of and were delighted to be accommodated that quickly while visiting at Mira River. There were 4 children in our group and they were on the dance floor the entire evening and were joined by the adults as well....More

Thank Betsyjoan
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you for the great review. So wonderful to hear everyone had such a great time at the Beggars Banquet. We love it when the children get up and dance, some even take Sabean by the hand and show her a dance move or two....More

Reviewed 25 August 2017

I don't usually like costume meads like my wife does but this one was really fun. The dinner was excellent both the lobster and the snow crab. Other options were halibut of chicken if you don't care for seafood. The meal included salads, hot veggies,...More

Thank Mikey243
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

We are so glad you were able to join us for Beggars Banquet. We enjoy entertaining our guests each and every night along with great food and dancing. We do hope you will visit us again. Thank you for the great review. Cheers.

Reviewed 23 August 2017

We booked this place a while before we came to Nova Scotia and I am happy we did it as it was full. In short, it was an interesting experience and delicious food. Do not miss it. It was one of the highlights of our...More

Thank CanadianTraveller159
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks so much for the great review. This is our 8th season for the Beggar's Banquet and we are loving it each and everyday. I will pass your wonderful comments on to the rest of the staff. We do hope to see you again. Cheers.

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We were on a family vacation for a wedding and wanted to plan a few things around the wedding that offered a bit of a different experience. My husband found the Beggars Banquet and made reservations for a group of us. Although looking at their...More

Thank Marce T
linda733, Public Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for the great review and your kind words of praise. We love hearing from our guests after they attend the Beggar's Banquet and seeing the wonderful comments, it makes us proud to know we have made their experience a great one. Say hi...More

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Lobster Kettle Restaurant
365 reviews
.43 km away
Point of View
14 reviews
.06 km away
Grubstake Restaurant
224 reviews
1.00 km away
Nearby Attractions
Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
1,674 reviews
.18 km away
Louisbourg Lighthouse
210 reviews
1.97 km away
Louisbourg Lighthouse Coastal Trail
72 reviews
1.34 km away
Louisbourg Playhouse
109 reviews
.79 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
sandramacNovaScotia
14 August 2017|
Answer
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.
0
Votes
Earl S
15 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from linda733 | Property representative |
Yes , we offer glutted free options.
1
Vote
csbettag
2 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from linda733 | Property representative |
We close for the season on Oct.15th to May 15th
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 47
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing