The Parks Canada Perfect Picnic

Our twist on "take-out": Everything tastes better when you eat it outside!

We're partnered with local restaurants on a Perfect Picnic, just for you! With your ready-made lunch in hand, go ahead and let nature design your dining space. Fort Anne and Port-Royal national historic sites both offer spectacular water views and expansive lawns ideal for laying a picnic blanket - add yourself and bon appétit!

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Place your order with a participating restaurant

2. Pick up your lunch

3. Find your perfect picnic place and enjoy!

Parks Canada Perfect picnic box, two women enjoying picnic on grass

Ordering a Perfect Picnic

Perfect Picnics are prepared from a choice of delectable local favourites from local restaurants, including:

Annapolis Royal restaurants:

Bistro East
274 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, NS, B0S 1A0
www.bistroeast.com
www.facebook.com/BistroEast

Menu and details

1) Portobello Mushroom Melt
Price: $17 + tax

• Sautéed Portobello, caramelized onion, provolone cheese, and tomato aioli on a multigrain baguette
• Served with a green salad: heritage greens, apple slices, carrot, sunflower seeds, dried cranberries, and house balsamic vinaigrette
• Fresh baked cookie
• Choice of bottled water, canned coke, diet coke, sprite, ginger ale, sprite zero, or root beer


2) Lobster Roll
Price: $25.50 + tax

• Atlantic lobster, lemon, dill, green onion, and mayo on a white baguette
• Served with a green salad: heritage greens, apple slices, carrot, sunflower seeds, dried cranberries, and house balsamic vinaigrette
• Fresh baked cookie
• Choice of bottled water, canned coke, diet coke, sprite, ginger ale, sprite zero, or root beer

To order:
Phone: 902-532-7992

Availability:
Offered daily, July 1 – October 12

• If ordering before 11 am, orders must be placed by phone
• Earliest pick-up time: 11:00 am
• Order can be placed on site or by phone
• Payment required at the time of pick-up

 

German Bakery Sachsen Cafe & Restaurant
358 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, NS, B0S 1A0
www.germanbakery.ca
www.facebook.com/germanbakeryandsachsencafe

Menu and details

1) Sandwich with side dish
Price: $24 (tax included)

• Choice of locally-sourced schnitzel, salami, or smoked salmon served on homemade Kaiser rolls.
• Served with a small garden salad and house-made turnover
• Choice of water or canned pop

2) German Sausage
Price: $24 (tax included)

• German Bratwurst sausage with your choice of sauerkraut or potato salad
• Served with house-made turnover
• Choice of water or canned pop

To order:
Phone: 902-532-1990

Availability: 
Offered daily, July 1 – October 12

• Earliest pick-up time: 9:30 am
• Order can be placed on site or by phone
• Payment required at the time of pick-up
• Customer must order at least 15 minutes prior to pick-up

 

Caledonia restaurants (inland, on Route 8):


Salt Mango Tree

9868 Highway 8, Caledonia, NS B0T 1B0
www.facebook.com/saltmangotree.ca/ 

Menu and details

Keji Food Kit
Price: $26.45 (plus tax)

Please note that these dishes are served warm and should be eaten immediately or stored in a fridge until eaten.

1 Chicken or Beef cutlet
OR
1 Chicken or Beef or Vegetarian Roll
--
1 Dragon Chicken
OR
Cauliflower Aloo- Vegetarian Wrap
--
1 (Butter chicken or Beef curry or Paneer Mattar masala-veg) combo served with rice and Naan bread
--
1 canned pop
--
2 Pieces of Gulab Jamun
 

To order:
Phone: 902-682-2882 or 902-298-1333

Availability:
Offered Wednesday to Sunday, July 1 – October 31

  • Order must be placed before 8 pm the previous day
  • Earliest pickup time: 11:15 am
  • Order can be placed on site or by phone
  • Payment required at the time of order
  • Cancellation policy: refund is possible with 24 hours' notice

The Hollow Log Café
9902 Highway 8, Caledonia, NS B0T 1B0
www.facebook.com/HollowLogCafe/

Menu and details

1) The Hollow Log Café Lobster Roll and Salad
Price: $22.95

• Nova Scotia Cold Lobster Roll with homemade dressing
• Choice of Caesar, Greek or garden salad
• Bottle of water

Extras
local blueberry oat square - $2.55
local blueberry pie -$4.05

Please note that both the lobster roll and salad will be deconstructed; guests simply have to add the dressing to the lobster and place in the bun, and toppings and dressing will need to be added to the salad. Ice will be provided to keep the items fresh and chilled.

2) The Hollow Log Café Wrap and Salad
Price: $18.95

Choose your fresh local veggies: lettuce, tomato, green pepper, pickles, olives, cucumber hot peppers, red onion. Served with mayonnaise and mozzarella cheese.
Choose from:
• Club Wrap (Bacon, ham and turkey)
• Chicken Caesar Wrap
• Garlic Roast Chicken Wrap
• Veggie Wrap

• Bottle of water

Extras
local blueberry oat square - $2.55
local blueberry pie -$4.05

Please note that the wrap will be ready to go, and the salad will be deconstructed and toppings and dressing need to be added. Ice will be provided to keep the items fresh and chilled.


To order:

Phone: 902-682-2086 Text: 902-541-0656
 

Availability:
Offered daily, July 1 – October 31

  • Order can be placed the day before
  • Earliest pick-up is 10 am
  • Payment required at the time at the time of order
  • Cancellation and full refund possible if done before 7pm the day before