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Flying Apron Cookery Restaurant Award

Charming Accommodations, Locally Sourced Honest Food and Culinary Education

"You don't have to travel to Tuscany for an amazing culinary experience, it's all available at The Flying Apron." ~ Nicole Robinson, host of Nova Scotia's BEST Stay, eat, cook, learn, appreciate and relax. Do it all here.

Honest, Local and Seasonal Fare is what you’ll find on our ever-changing menus. Whether you are stopping in for a cup of locally roasted Organic Fair-Trade Coffee and a house baked pastry, grabbing lunch from our cafe menu or relaxing with friends over a locally crafted drink on the patio, there are a variety of ways to enjoy local food & beverages at The Flying Apron! An atmosphere most often described as “happy” and “cozy” our space is the perfect place to celebrate local food.

Flying Apron Inn

Relax into freshly pressed sheets and drift off to a frog pond serenade. Our well-appointed guest rooms provide the perfect retreat for an evening or an entire vacation.

Learning never tasted so good! Sit back and watch our Chef at work in a Demonstration Class OR roll up your sleeves and cook along in a Hands On Class. We offer a variety of Public Classes and Culinary Getaway Packages or grab your friends and enjoy one of our Private Group Classes and Getaways. Specialty Classes and local producer tour culinary packages allow you a first-hand glimpse of where our food comes from. And in all these classes you will leave your culinary experience with a full belly, new recipes to try at home and maybe even a few new friends!


Current Hours

Café, Gourmet Food Shop, Art Gallery & Bookstore
Open: Thursday – Sunday 9-4pm
Closed: Monday – Wednesday

Upcoming Special Hours & Closures:

  • Saturday, September 30th – Our 10th Annual OKTOBERFEST Event @6pm Reservations are required for Oktoberfest. Please note we will be Closed to the public on Saturday, outside of the Oktoberfest event.
  • Sunday, October 1st – Oktoberfest Brunch Buffet 11-3pm – Reservations Required for this event, Pastry Counter will be open regular hours.
  • CLOSED Saturday, October 7th and Sunday, October 8th for an extended Thanksgiving Holiday with family
  • Sunday, October 29th, Closed for a Private Event
  • Friday, November 10th Friends of The Apron Friday, Open 9am – 8pm with a full menu available 11-8, reservations are recommended.
  • Saturday, November 18th – MEET YOUR FARMERS DINNER at 6pm, Reservations Required for this event.
The Flying Apron Inn & Cookery

Find us at:
3 Summerville Wharf Road
Summerville, NS B0N 2K0

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