In very short amount of time, the North End of Halifax has blossomed into one of the city’s most thriving culinary destinations. Come with us as we sample the best of East Coast craft beer and taste an amazing range of local specialties at Halifax’s hottest new restaurants, many of which are showcasing the best of locally-produced Nova Scotian fare. Get the inside scoop on the city’s finest new chefs, the hottest craft breweries, and the history of this unique and ever changing neighbourhood.

Not a beer fan?

Don’t worry – let us know 24 hours in advance and we can arrange for a substitution – and with 7 delicious local food tastings included on this tour you will be fully satisfied with the best that Halifax has to offer!





  • Visits to approx. 7 local eateries
  • Generous food tastings and 3+ local beer tastings
  • Diverse tastes such as charcuterie, deli goods, ice cream and baked treats
  • Halifax Common, Gottingen Street, Agricola Street, new North End developments
  • Behind the scenes look into the city’s newest culinary gems
  • Fun cultural facts and info from a local foodie
  • map and local food guide
  • A delicious and authentic Halifax experience to remember!


Halifax craft beer tour

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  • WHEN: Friday – Saturday, May – October
  • START TIME: 1:30 pm
  • DURATION: approximately 2 hours
  • MEET: Ratinaud French Cuisine 2157 Gottingen Street Halifax
  • WEATHER: tour takes place rain or shine, umbrellas provided
  • DRESS: wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes
  • CAPACITY: 16 people per tour
  • TASTINGS: approximately 8 different food tastings and 3 local beer samples; mostly stand-up tastings; enough for a light lunch
  • INCLUDED: all food and drink tastings, Local Tasting Tours food guide and info sheet; taxes not included
  • GRATUITIES: not included in ticket price – if you enjoyed your culinary experience, gratuities are accepted by our guides
  • NOTE: food tastings are chef’s choice and subject to change with out notice
  • SUBSTITUTIONS: unfortunately we are unable to make food substitutions on tours – offerings are chef’s choice and meant to highlight various fresh offerings of the day
  • ALLERGIES: please alert us to allergies in advance so we can acquire an ingredients list of tastings for your tour
  • FOOD SENSITIVITIES: please inquire about our designated gluten-free and vegan friendly food tours
  • COST: $50 per person + tax, tickets can not be refunded
  • TICKETS: recommended online purchase in advance, online purchasing fee not included
  • RESERVATIONS: telephone reservations are accepted with credit card, subject to $20 cancellation fee
  • PAYMENT: online ticket purchase recommended; remaining tickets sold at departure site,first come first served

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Propeller Brewey

2015 Gottingen St, Halifax
"Propeller Brewing Company is Nova Scotia’s best selling microbrewery. Our International award winning, all-natural, British-style ales and lagers are available at liquor stores, fine bars and restaurants throughout Nova Scotia. Ask for an Extra Special Bitter or an India Pale Ale, the Province's two best selling micro brewed beers, or drop by the downtown brewery and retail store to sample brewery fresh craft ales."


1149 Marginal Rd, Halifax
"Garrison Brewing Company is following in this tradition by producing premium ales of distinction for the local market. With our inaugural batch of “Irish Red Ale” in 1997, Garrison introduced the craft beer movement to Nova Scotians and visitors alike. Today Garrison brews a variety of full flavored, all natural, preservative free ales. Each glass represents a tribute to the art of hand-crafting ales with the finest natural ingredients."

North Brewing Co.

2576 Agricola St, Halifax
"North Brewing Company is all about great beer and an alternative approach to business. We are starting small with a big dream of building out a zero emissions brewery."


2082 Gottingen St, Halifax
"Charcuterie. All our products are handmade at our shop in the North End of Halifax. We’re proud to be using as many ingredients from Nova Scotia as possible."

the Nook

2116 Gottingen St, Halifax
"We are a Coffee Shop & Lounge in the North End Halifax. Located on a rapidly developing south end of Gottingen St, we are fresh, cozy, and unique, with an atmospheric fusion of rustic and modern."

The Carrot

2063 Gottingen Street
"We are a co-op grocery store located on Gottingen Street, Halifax. We are committed to fresh food in the North End."

Dee Dee's

5668 Cornwallis St, Halifax
"Dee Dee’s, a family run business, served their first ice cream cone in the summer of 2004 in Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia."

Hali Deli

2389 Agricola St, Halifax
"Deli Food is simple food from Eastern Europe, Lithuania, Russia and Hungary."

Local Source

2530 Agricola St, Halifax
"Market, Catering & Bakery dealing in seasonal cuisine, healthy eating & growing a local economy."

Lion & Bright

2534 Agricola St, Halifax
"The history of agriculture in Nova Scotia is important to all of us here at Lion & Bright. It's a history based on small communities of neighbours helping neighbours, managing prosperity through innovation and the strength of our communities."


2606 Agricola St, Halifax
"Halifax's hottest affordable luxury destination offering customers an exceptional beauty, food and art experience."