Chez Deslauriers

Pomquet Development Society

Record #: ACO0179
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2019
Last Full Update: 27 Nov 2014


Located In Pomquet, Antigonish County
Where To Find Us
Chez Deslauriers
Pomquet Monks Head Rd
Pomquet, NS B2G 2L4
Areas Served Antigonish County


Contact Colette Rennie, Chairperson, Pomquet Development Society; Phone: 902-386-2139; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Colette Rennie 
260 Pomquet Beach Rd 
Antigonish, NS B2G 2L4

Description & Services

Information The property includes a heritage home (converted to a restaurant), an interpretive centre, and an outdoor stage.  
The tearoom is host to traditional Acadian lunches each Friday during the summer months (July and August) and two Lobster Roll Dinners in August and September.  
The Interpretive Centre outlines the history of Pomquet from its geological origins, to its ecology and its first inhabitants (the Mi'kmaq), to its settlement by Acadians and its evolution as a community.  
The outdoor stage, attached to the Interpretive Centre, provides a venue for local entertainment. 
The trailhead for the Pomquet Acadian Trails is located on site. The trail system is a 6 km stacked loop coastal trail with commanding views of George's Bay and Cape Breton Island. 
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up
Hours The Chez Deslauriers restaurant and Interpretive Centre are open from 11 AM to 2 PM each Friday during the months of July and August. The Pomquet Acadian Trails are open year-round.

Special Information

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