The Periwinkle Café is a daydream come to life for it’s owners. It is a welcoming and light space where the local community and tourists can gather and enjoy everything from their morning cup of joe and cinnamon roll to an afternoon glass of wine and charcuterie. Taste our fair-trade coffee, roasted here on the East Coast, as well as handmade teas, specialty lemonades, locally brewed beer and wines, and craft cocktail favorites. Our ever-changing menu of baked goods are made fresh each morning, with an assortment of lunch items and daily specials. Lounge in our gardens and browse the craft shop - stay for a bonfire!
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The Periwinkle Café strives to offer a delectable variety of seasonally inspired flavors that are sourced as nearby as possible. 90% of our produce is grown in Cape Breton and overall we are offering over 60% locally sourced ingredients - some from our own back yard! Learn more about a few of our local suppliers.
Unfiltered, unpasteurized, unbelievably good beer! Locally brewed in Nyanza, just 2 hours away from the Periwinkle Cafe.
Nestled in the hillsides of Nova Scotia’s enchanting Gaspereau Valley and home to Pete and Sue Luckett, the winery is beautifully positioned to take advantage of a fertile terroir, and enjoys stunning views overlooking the Minas Basin and Blomidon.
Off Beet Farm offers ingredients with a lively boost of flavour we love to pair with our charcuterie and antipasti plates. Our specials also feature organically grown and processed Kimchi and sauerkraut from time to time. Located in Cow Bay, Nova Scotia.
Organic produce and the driving inspiration for colorful and fresh daily salad specials, fully embracing the fruit of the seasons. Located in Margaree Forks, Cape Breton Island.
We both serve and sell a selection of North Mountain Fine Coffees and Teas at the Periwinkle Café. Located in Berwick, Nova Scotia
We feature Barre Tea blends and fragrances in our Craft Shop for sale, but we also offer a selection of delicious, thirst-quenching cold tea beverages at the Periwinkle Café.
Jess Ross of Gold Island Bakery will be providing us with an assortment of seasonal pickled and preserved goods, plus an elegant array of cheeses sourced both locally and from abroad. Located in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Claudia Gahlinger & Rejean Chamberland offer good from their organic farm and flowers selection. Salty Rose's is proud to display and serve their gorgeous fresh cut flowers, seasonal veggies, and an abundance of herbs. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Located in South Harbour, Cape Breton Island.
Sold at the Periwinkle Café; transparently sourced, carefully developed, and consistently delicious. Roasted in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
Our source of delicious, hand-cured meats from North End of Halifax; using as many ingredients from Nova Scotia as possible.