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First settled back in 1757, Hubbards, Nova Scotia sits on the eastern side of the Aspotogan Peninsula and right along the Lighthouse Route. With its picturesque coves, tree-lined trails, and thriving and welcoming community – you’ll want to discover Hubbards!

Tree lined trail with a yellow gate.

Food and Drink

If you arrive with an appetite, there are plenty of restaurants to choose from.

Black Harbour Creamery

Small grey gabled building with a sign reading "Harbour Life" above the open door. A menu is outside showing the flavours of ice cream and two blue deck chairs are on the grass to the left of the building.



Location: 419 NS-329, Hubbards

Available seasonally, Black Harbour Creamery, located at Black Harbour Distillers, offers ice cream, sundaes, refreshing shaved ice in a bunch of flavours, and more.


Black Harbour Distillers

Man smiling passing two trays of sample colourful drinks to two smiling women at the Black Harbour Distillers bar..




Location: 419 Highway 329, Hubbards

You can purchase Black Harbour's unique array of blended spirits there and check out their craft distillery as well. You can also enjoy the spirits in-house through the variety of cocktails listed on their website inside or outside on their deck. During the summer months, Black Harbour Creamery serves ice cream and sundaes. Black Harbour also hosts live music events - more information can be found on their website.


Rosa Rugosa Seaside Market

A group sitting outside Rosa Rugosa under stringed fairy lights with food and cocktails.




Location: 30 Hwy 3, Hubbards

At Rosa Rugosa, you will find barista-crafted coffees and teas alongside their fresh bakes.


The Savary Pit

Exterior of The Savary Pit, part of the Black Harbour Distillers building, a grey building, with flames on the windows.




Location: 419 Highway 329, Hubbards

The Savary Pit can be found within Black Harbour Distillers. They offer barbeque-style cuisine with gluten-free options available such as burgers and soft shell tacos which you can enjoy on Black Harbour Distillers deck.


The Savary Plate

Strip mall located Savary Plate exterior. Sign on window reads "The Savary Plate. Eatery and pizzeria. 9028571300."

Location: 100 Nova Scotia Trunk 3, Hubbards

Offering a great variety of brunch options, pizzas, lasagna, burgers, homemade desserts, and more. Between their new menu and their daily specials, you're sure to find something to savour at The Savary Plate. Dine in or take out. 


The Shore Club

The Shore Club exterior. A white, large, two story building with sailing flags. A ramp and stairs lead to double doors with "Shore Club" letters above the doorway.

Location: 250 Shore Club Rd, Hubbards

Hubbards is also home to the Shore Club – one of the last great dance halls and home to their famous lobster suppers. With a freshly caught Atlantic lobster as its centrepiece, the Shore Club’s lobster suppers are world famous and after serving more than one million suppers, they’ve been declared a Maritime must-do experience.


Trellis Cafe

The Trellis Cafe Hubbards exterior. Shows white building with a red door and a yellow striped shade over the patio. Bikes are leaning against the rails.

Location: 22 Nova Scotia Trunk 3, Hubbards

At the Trellis Café, each day begins with the aroma of homemade bread baking and Fair-Trade organic coffee brewing. Everything is homemade and home-baked with the freshest local ingredients available. Fresh fish and seafood arrive at the back door daily. Enjoy their licensed sunny patio, free WIFI, live entertainment, local artwork, and stained glass. Cyclist Friendly. 


Hubbards barn with farmer's market stall with flowers outside of it

Location: 57 Hwy 3, Hubbards

Every Saturday Morning from May through October the Hubbards Barn and Community Park hosts Hubbards Farmers' Market. Then from late November into early December, you’ll find handcrafted gifts at their Christmas Markets. The rustic decor and great green surroundings make it the perfect spot for all sorts of celebrations – weddings, dances, and more!

Colourful kayaks sitting on a rocky beach  facing the water. Sign reading "Hubbards Cove" in red on a white board by green bicycles and a blue house.
If it’s action you’re after – head to Hubbards Cove Rentals. A seasonal family-run stand-up paddleboard and kayak rental shop located in the heart of Hubbards, just across from Hubbards Sailing Club. They offer rentals of paddle boards, kayaks, skim boards, body boards, snorkel gear, and tie-down systems. They also offer paddle board and kayak lessons from experienced instructors as well as personal and group SUP yoga lessons, and bike rentals too.

Rosa Rugosa Interior. White walls with black and wooden shelves against them, black door and window frames. Earrings and candles on display with a woman smelling a candle.





When it comes to shopping, your main stop will be the Hubbards Plaza which hosts a grocery store, NSLC, the Savary Plate, and Hubbards Hardware with lumber and a garden centre. Lining its entrance are Hubbards Hair Salon, Irving, and The Perfect Corner Custome Framing. Hubbards Pharmasave is just across the street. If it’s a more eclectic mix of merchandise you’re after, head to the Vintage Crow. There you’ll discover everything from antiques to collectibles, furniture, art, and more. Across the street, you will find Rosa Rugosa Seaside Market - a cafe, market, and thrift/vintage store.

Yellow hexagonal Hubbards Sailing Club building with sailing boats attached to the wharf outside and more in the bay. Rocky beach and trees are in the foreground.

Location: 215 NS-329, Hubbards

The Hubbards Sailing Club has a recreational sailing program for everyone - from first-time sailors to those looking to hone their skills on the water. With breathtaking views of Hubbards Cove, their second floor makes the perfect location for your next meeting or celebration. For all the details on everything the HSC has to offer click here.

People sitting on picnic blankets watching Neapolian Dynamite  facing a wharf with many boats.

Please note: These have been on hold since 2020.

Summer evenings are sweeter when you can settle in for an outdoor screening of a film at the Hubbards Waterfront Movies series. The annual, open-air, screenings are held in the beautiful amphitheater of the Hubbards Community Waterfront Association.

Golf green with trees in the background and a pond in the foreground.

Location: 376 Parkwood Dr, Hubbards

If you're looking for golf - then just take a quick 5 km/3 mi drive down the Aspotogan Route (Hwy329) where you'll arrive at Aspotogan Ridge Golf Course. Designed by Atlantic Canada’s leading golf course architect, Robert LeBlanc, Aspotogan Ridge showcases the rolling wooded area and features inland lakes, rolling plains, meadows, river valleys, rocky bluffs, and coastal estuaries.

Exterior of the red Aspotogan heritage trust building with Nova Scotian and Canadian flags flying.

For more tourist information, visit our official Tourism Ambassador in Hubbards - the Aspotogan Heritage Trust.