Enjoy a Midday Meal in The County | Dine Here
Whether at a restaurant or a kitchen at a local brewery, you’ll find brunches, lunches & snacks to crave even after you go home.
Bantam on Picton Main Street (right next to the Regent Theatre) offers a unique, fresh, and farm-forward lunch menu. With dine in and take out options, Bantam is a perfect spot for a delicious lunch when out and about in Picton. Whether you’re after a classic sandwich (be sure to try The County Reuben) or something a bit different (try their Chilled Tofu Noodle Bowl), Bantam has something to satisfy every craving.
Bantam is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:30am – 6:00pm.
The Lighthouse Restaurant at Picton Harbour Inn serves up homestyle cooking for breakfast and lunch. Their breakfast is widely regarded as one of The County’s best, and their classic diner menu is sure to satisfy, whatever you’re craving.
The Lighthouse restaurant is open daily from 7am – 2:30pm.
Located in the exterior retail spaces of The Armoury building in Picton, Crêpe Escape makes savoury and sweet crêpe to order using locally-sourced ingredients. With Vegan and Vegetarian options available, this is a great spot for breakfast, lunch or a snack for the whole family.
Crêpe Escape is open from 9AM – 3PM from Wednesday through Monday.
The Vic Drive-In
For a modern diner experience, there’s none better than The Vic Drive-In. Receive full in-car service or dine in on their magical tater tots, epic breakfasts, burgers, and bowls. If you have any allergies or special dietary needs, The Vic should definitely be on your list.
The Vic is open Monday – Friday 9am – 3pm, Saturday 8-4 and Sunday 8-3.
Located at Carson’s Garden Market on Wilson Road, Flossie’s Sandwiches is your go-to for decadent, crave-able, locally-sourced goodness. Flossie’s has just launched their Fall/Winter menu now they have moved inside the Carson’s greenhouse, but their offerings are just as mouth-watering. With options like the Flossie’s Cubano and the PigMuffin, as well as sandwich specials and 2 soups to warm the soul each week, it will keep you coming back for more.
Flossie’s is open Thursday through Sunday from 11am – 4pm.
Also on Wilson road, Gillingham Brewing serves up a small batch beers alongside a small snacking menu (you can also bring your Flossie’s here to enjoy). However, it’s worth checking out their warm pretzels and seasonal menu courtesy of Bantam. Weather permitting you can also enjoy Oyster Sundays with Rodney from White Horse Oyster Co.
Gillingham Brewing is open Thursday & Sunday from 12-5pm, and Friday & Sunday from 12-6pm.
Matron Fine Beer
Tucked down a side road just off the Millennium Trail in Bloomfield is Matron Fine Beer. In addition to brewing up crushable beers using Ontario ingredients. Their brewery kitchen has a rotating menu inspired by the changing seasons, but you can expect delectable snack boards, sandwiches and more. Be sure to keep an eye out for pop-ups by following them on Instagram.
While Matron Fine Beer is open from Tuesday-Friday from 12am-6pm, Saturday 11am-6pm and Sunday 11am-5pm, their kitchen is open from Wednesday through Sunday.
If you’re looking for a classic family diner experience, Gus’s Restaurant is just the spot. A Picton Main Street staple, this spot serves up greasy spoon breakfasts, diner favourites like hot turkey sandwiches, and greek specialties.
Gus’s Restaurant is open Sunday through Thursday from 9am – 7pm, and Friday through Saturday 9am – 8pm.
Dine Here Giveaway
Head over to our Instagram to view our November 26th Dine Here post for a chance to become 1 of 2 winners of a $100 gift card to a County restaurant of their choosing. Here’s how to enter:
1. Follow @VisitTheCounty on Instagram
2. Like the post featuring the spots mentioned in this blog post.
3. Comment on the giveaway post and @mention a friend. 1 comment with unique @mention = 1 entry. You may comment more than once but only up to 5 entries per person will be considered in the final draw.
Some other notes:
- This giveaway post will close November 29th at 11:59 PM
- Winners for each individual giveaway will be contacted via Instagram DM and announced on stories the day following contest closure.
- Winners can select a gift card from any of the operators listed on this page: https://www.visitpec.ca/dine-here/
- This giveaway has no affiliation with Instagram whatsoever.
- Winners will only be contacted by @VisitTheCounty. DMs from any other handles should be considered spam.