Purple Thistle Dining Room

Recently earning the prestigious Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence, the Purple Thistle Dining Room guarantees a unique and authentic Nova Scotia dining experience. Whether it’s cutting fresh herbs from our gardens, picking dandelions to create delicious local oils or working with local vineyards and wineries, Keltic Lodge offers a culinary experience like no other.


The stunning views and sophisticated flavors give this upscale restaurant its exceptional reputation. Our succulent menu features fresh lobster from South Bay–a beautiful inlet you can view from the dining room. While feasting on our superb breakfast buffet or a Maritime inspired entrée from our dinner menu, the surrounding views of the Atlantic Ocean and the majestic Highlands will provide a feast for your eyes.

So, dress up a little and treat yourself to a unique Nova Scotia dining experience–it’s your vacation, after all.

Full Breakfast: 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Atlantic Restaurant

AtlanticRestaurantMeeting_GalleryDine al fresco at the Atlantic Restaurant while visiting the Keltic Lodge this season. Executive Chef Daryl Mac Donnell has inspired an experience that is unique to our region that will excite your palate!

The Atlantic Restaurant’s architectural design offers an open concept dining room showcasing exposed beams and cathedral ceiling delivering uninterrupted views of North Bay.

Chef Daryl Mac Donnell and his skilled culinary team have created an exciting array of Cape Breton flavors that showcase the best of Atlantic Canada’s proteins, fish and seasonal produce. Sample a seasonal assortment with the Atlantic Restaurant Dinner during your time in Ingonish!

Highland Sitting Room

The Highland Sitting Room offers a tasteful, sociable atmosphere to unwind with your favorite beverage after a round of golf or day at the beach. With a seafood-inspired, light pub fare menu and nightly entertainment with a Celtic flair, the Highland Sitting Room delivers the true Cape Breton experience you’re looking for during your stay.

From our newly built patio you can enjoy remarkable ocean views while enjoying the gentle ocean breeze.