Food + Drink

Longfellow Restaurant brings elevated farm-to-table fare and classic pies to Grand Pré

With a simple menu leaning on bountiful local ingredients, Longfellow brings destination dining to the Annapolis Valley’s newest boutique hotel.

By Jeremy Freed

“In the Acadian land, on the shores of the Basin of Minas/ Distant, secluded, still, the little village of Grand-Pré/ Lay in the fruitful valley,” wrote Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his epic poem, Evangeline. A story set amidst the Acadian mass deportation from Nova Scotia in the 1700s, the poem’s young heroine, Evangeline, is still a big name in the Annapolis Valley, where her statue keeps faithful watch over the Grand Pré National Historic Site, a few kilometres east of Wolfville...

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