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“Best time ever”
Review of Beggar's Banquet

Beggar's Banquet
Ranked #1 of 11 Restaurants in Louisbourg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $47
Cuisines: Canadian
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Dining options: Reservations
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!
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
1 review
“Best time ever”
Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is a fantastic event with amazing food and atmosphere. My 9 year old said it was the best time ever! Sebean not only entertains but also informs visitors of the 1740s and life in Louisberg. The meals are more than an individual could possibly eat and everything is home made including the buns. My 12 year old loved the fish, my husband devoured his lobster and I my crab legs before dancing and singing to French Canadian and Atlantic folk songs all while dressed in period costumes. The event was good fun for adults and families alike, and over all a very good value. I recommend this highly.

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank Dawn J
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linda733, Guest Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this review, August 14, 2014
You're absolutely right, it is an event for the entire family to enjoy. Thank you for your rave review. We get so encouraged when we hear about our playtrons' satisfaction that we just want to do more. It's heart warming to know that you have taken good memories with you as a family. Thank you ever so much.
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English first
Burlington, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Great to step into 18th century Louisbourg”
Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Role playing at its best. Dressed as 18th century lower class we were all the same, eating, singing and dancing together. Great food and rum, and Sabean made every man feel special!

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Thank jwsecondary
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linda733, Guest Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this review, August 8, 2014
Thanks for your review and for joining us at the Beggars Banquet. We're winding down with just 22 days left to play dress up and go back in time, however, we will have a few surprises next season. It will be more of everything. Time, space events and style. We look forward to seeing you again if you're in the area. Thanks.
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Victoria, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“So so so much fun”
Reviewed July 31, 2014

We had a blast . So much fun you get dressed up in costumes and have dinner and dance . We would do it again Ina heart beat

Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Dana W
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linda733, Guest Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this review, August 3, 2014
It sounds like you had a good time. Thanks for sharing. We love hearing how our playtrons enjoyed themselves and that they would return. It almost doesn't feel like work to us doing the Beggars Banquet. Our guests make it a true pleasure. Thanks for the review.
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Toronto, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Amazing! ”
Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Not only did we get to dress up like 18th century lower class but the food was good and the hostess is definitely the one with mostess. One of the highlights of the trip. We went to the fortress first, then topped our day off with the banquet. So glad we topped off our night that way. Definitely try the hot buttered rhum!

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3 Thank Josee B
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linda733, Guest Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this review, July 24, 2014
Thanks for your rave review. Your comments are a great guide as to how we are doing. You obviously sound like you enjoyed the evening. We loved sharing this with you and hope to see you here again. Lots of hot buttered rum.
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Ontario, Canada
1 review
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“The cherry on top of a Louisbourg cake!”
Reviewed July 22, 2014

We attended the Beggars' Banquet on July13,2014 after visiting the Louisbourg Fortress for the day. This was the cherry on top of the cake! The staff was exceptional and were most welcoming when we arrived to don our 18th century period attire. We felt at home and willing to partake in the festivities of food, food, more food, live music, laughter and a bit of dancing. Sabine the local town wench, and also owner of this fine establishment sets the tone for the whole evening with her stories and shananigans! It is evident she is passionate about giving her visitors the best experience possible and she loves to entertain both young and old. Our party of six loved every minute of this superb dining and entertainment experience and would highly recommend it as the must do event after a day at the Fortress. I am sure this venue will continue to create memorable moments for all who attend for years to come. Bonne Chance Sabine et Etienne and staff, we lift up our hot buttered rum to you !!!
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  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank SHUDDLEBUG
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linda733, Guest Relations Manager at Beggar's Banquet, responded to this review, July 23, 2014
Like Marie Antoinette said "let them eat cake" We're pleased to be the cherry on your cake. We truly enjoy putting on the BB every night. It's our fifth year and we're as excited about it as the first. We do have a little more experience at it mind you.

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