Founders House Dining & Drinks

Welcome to Founders House

Experience fine dining, in a casual and comfortable restaurant atmosphere in the Annapolis Valley. It’s elevated rural dining – rooted in sea and soil.

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

Our Menu

Serving dinner weekly on Friday & Saturday evenings. Seating times available between 5:30pm - 7:30pm.

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.

Give the Gift of a Culinary Experience

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

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 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

Serving dinner weekly on Friday & Saturday evenings. Seating times available between 5:30pm – 7:30pm.

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


For the 2024 season