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Lucy Maud Dining Room

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4 Sydney Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1E9, Canada
19028946808
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Lucy Maud Dining Room is the training restaurant for The Culinary...
The Lucy Maud Dining Room is the training restaurant for The Culinary Institute of Canada. Our students, under the guidance of world class chef instructors, prepare extraordinary culinary creations using the very best the fields and waters of PEI have to offer.
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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Meal, Great Staff, Very Good Experience

A very nice menu with good variety of interesting choices yet concise. Staff are professional and well trained. Ambiance is very good with a lovely view of the harbour. Chairs are comfortable (why do so many restaurants forget that comfortable chairs are important), and tables are nice. We are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Fredericton, Canada
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Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A very nice menu with good variety of interesting choices yet concise. Staff are professional and well trained. Ambiance is very good with a lovely view of the harbour. Chairs are comfortable (why do so many restaurants forget that comfortable chairs are important), and tables are nice. We are old fashioned I guess as a white table cloth would make... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Before starting the review I'd like to mention that the mark is based on the expectation of the place for a fine dining experience. We walked into Lucy Maud with no reservation and were greeted by the excellent front of house Celeste, who was incredibly accommodating. Great start to the evening. Overall the waiter service was very good. A few... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Our first attempt to eat here was a failure, as they were full, so we made a reservation for another night - this is not always necessary, however. This is the public dining room of the Culinary Institute of Canada, and everything is done in a first-class manner, from the greeting at the door to the last bit of dessert.... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Restaurant ran by Culinary Institute of Canada, inside Holland College campus. Excellent food, great views. Lots of parking. Menu changes frequently. Reservations recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

It's a cool experience eating at this restaurant. First- the views of the harbour are amazing and you can often catch a sail boat race. Then the food is inventive and good- keep in mind, these are still students, so they are learning how to make five star dishes- sometimes the succeed, sometimes it's not as successful; but it's neat... More 

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Charlottetown, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Located in the Tourism and Culinary Centre it is part of the Culinary Institute of Canada which was established in the early 1980s. At the time the founding fathers saw a need to improve the culinary experience on PEI. Little did they realize that the Institute would become recognized around the world as students and instructors from many countries make... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Just what the other reviewers have said....we found a lovely diningroom, staff very professional (all the staff...reservation, hostess, waitress, deliverer, and even security guard were delightful), and of course the food! The smoked seafood tray to share and entrees of duck breast and lamb shank were excellent. All together a wonderful, fine dining experience on our last night in Charlottetown.... More 

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New Brunswick, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Evening - 2015-07-18 We had the best meal we have ever had the good fortune to experience at the Lucy Maud Dining Room this Saturday. The dining room itself is lovely albeit a bit dated in decor, but the gorgeous view and the amazing staff make up for it 100 fold. We arrived a bit early so we had time... More 

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Sara U, Public Relations Manager at Lucy Maud Dining Room, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! Our staff work hard to ensure that our guests enjoy their dining experience, so I'll be sure to pass on your kind words. We are planning to update both the Lucy Maud Dining Room and the cafeteria downstairs in the not too distant future! More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

The other recent reviewers have said it all, dispute the location in the college, Lucy Maud is sublime. The food is not simple but is cooked to perfection, as good as any produced by top UK celebrity chefs. My wife and I can’t eat massive meals so just stick to the main course, and with all the nice little complementary... More 

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Sara U, Public Relations Manager at Lucy Maud Dining Room, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! Our staff work hard to ensure that our guests enjoy their dining experience, so I'll be sure to pass on your kind words. More 

Manassas, Virginia
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This restaurant is run by the students of the Lucy Maud cooking school. The food and service are equal to a first-class restaurant. Like other restaurants on PEI, they feature local products, and even have a "forager" who brings wild foods: mushrooms, fiddle-head ferns, and the like. Every table looks out over the water, where sailboats and other craft move... More 

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Sara U, Public Relations Manager at Lucy Maud Dining Room, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! Our staff work hard to ensure that our guests enjoy their dining experience, so I'll be sure to pass on your kind words. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 Sydney Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1E9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Charlottetown
  • Phone Number: 19028946808

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Canadian

Description

The Lucy Maud Dining Room is the training restaurant for The Culinary Institute of Canada. Our students, under the guidance of world class chef instructors, prepare extraordinary culinary creations using the very best the fields and waters of PEI have to offer.
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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