Experience fine dining, in a casual and comfortable restaurant atmosphere in the Annapolis Valley.

It’s elevated rural dining – rooted in sea and soil.
OpenTable Diners' Choice 2023

Experience fine dining, in a casual and comfortable atmosphere in the Annapolis Valley.

It’s elevated rural dining – rooted in sea and soil.

Welcome to Founders House

Locally sourced ingredients for food and drinks, elevated dining in an historic Nova Scotia property, and award winning dishes Designed by Chef Chris Pyne.

Our Menu

Founders House Dining & Drinks provides you with a seasonal menu comprised of local ingredients. You can view our current seasonal menu below which showcases the best and freshest of what Nova Scotia has to offer. Discover what is in season right now.

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Gift Cards can be purchased in-house by visiting us at 3816 Hwy 1, Annapolis Royal. Or remotely by calling 902.532.0333, or emailing us at reservations@foundershousedining.com

Our Story…

…is rooted in both history and opportunity! The history of this house and this golf course is fascinating and we could not be more proud to become a part of that. From farmers and traders, to innkeepers and actors – this property has created opportunities for many and now, thanks to the Fort View Golf Course, it’s our turn. Learn more about…

Our Team…

…is a product of this historic community that has welcomed people from all walks of life. Growing up here or moving here generates an immense admiration and appreciation for what is harvested here – from land to sea. The team at Founders House will showcase the best of local in all aspects of our operation – the food, the drink, and the people! Meet some of…

Our House…

…is your house! Whether you’re looking for a casual drink or a fine dining experience with a relaxed and easygoing atmosphere – you’re always welcome at Founders House. It’s you who will make this place special whether it’s a Monday night when you forgot to take something out for dinner, or a Friday night celebration with your family – you deserve the best our region has to offer!

We’re also happy to play host to your special events. The dining rooms or bar can be reserved, and for bigger gatherings – like weddings, anniversaries, or conferences – we’ve got a brand-new space in the Fort View Golf Course club House. Find out more about using our space or upcoming…

Our Location…

Overlooking the town of its inspiration Founders House Dining & Drinks is just minutes from Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia:

3816 HWY 1, PO Box 348
Annapolis Royal, NS


Our Partners & Community…

…make everything we do possible! Our friends and neighbours are our customers and our suppliers – without them Founders House just wouldn’t be a home. Learn more about our…

3816 HWY 1, PO Box 348, Annapolis Royal, NS B0S 1A0
902-532-0333 | reservations@foundershousedining.com

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday Dinner
Seating between 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Sunday Brunch
Seating between 10:00am - 1:30pm

This business was made possible, in part, with the support of AIRO
Annapolis Investments in Rural Opportunity.