Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada
Coffee Bar and Regimental Shop
Serving up a slice of history
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The scent is unmistakable. It’s freshly brewed coffee, and the aroma alone is enough to perk you up. Follow it and you’ll find the Halifax Citadel Coffee Bar and Soldier’s Library - a warm, welcoming café with a distinctly 19th century flavour.
Tucked away in the historic Cavalier Building of the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, this used to be the library for the soldiers of the 78th Highland Regiment. Today it’s transformed into a cozy, relaxing space where tasty refreshments are the order of the day. And the only hint of its past life is the books that line the shelves.
Come in. Take a seat. Enjoy one of our light, delightful lunches, or our delicious home-style sweets. The Halifax Citadel Coffee Bar is open daily from May 7 to October 31 to serve you.
Here to cater your Halifax Citadel event
Planning an event at the historic Halifax Citadel? Whatever the reason or the season, we can help you make history with a menu everyone will remember. Dinner or reception, the Halifax Citadel Coffee Bar can prepare anything you require, from a finger-food buffet to a traditional Maritime lobster dinner. Call the coffee bar manager at (902) 426-7665 for more details.
Souvenirs, gifts and more!
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Step inside the Halifax Citadel Regimental Shop and you’ll find a little piece of history waiting for you. In fact, you’ll find a treasure trove of items celebrating Halifax’s proud military heritage, from t-shirts and ornaments to books and postcards.
The Regimental Shop is open daily from May to October. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, travellers cheques and Interac debit payments. We also offer limited postal service, and have a unique cancellation stamp for all outgoing mail.
Many shop products are available in the online regimental shop at www.regimental.com.
Questions or mail order requests? Call the Regimental Shop manager at (902) 426-7665.
The Halifax Citadel Regimental Association runs the Regimental Shop, and proceeds from all sales support the living history program at the Halifax Citadel.