Bathurst is an amazing place to discover! Visitors love the mind-blowing natural setting of lakes, forest and sea shore that is criss-crossed with trails all around the beautiful Bay of Chaleur. And you just can’t beat the authentic cultural experiences with the warm and welcoming people of this region. Here are a few examples of what we mean:
BATHURST HERITAGE MUSEUM & ARCHIVES
Stop by and pick up a small booklet detailing special points of interest to all visitors. It includes everything from heritage homes to the Daly Point Nature Preserve.
360 Douglas Ave.
Take to the boardwalks and walkways to discover our quaint, curious and fascinating galleries, shops, boutiques, and delicious restaurants.
86 Douglas Ave. Bathurst, NB
FOUR RIVERS BREWING CO.
Four Rivers Brewing Co. is a craft beer destination for connoisseurs and lovers of cold, freshly brewed ales. With a 15-barrel brewing system and a large, inviting tasting room in the downtown core, Four Rivers is definitely worth a visit and a taste. Since it opened in January 2018, this family owned and operated artisanal brewery has been putting out distinctive and delicious American-style ales. Four Rivers features a large, rustic tap room with a view into their production facility. Brewery tours are available, as well as private functions upon request.
335 Murray Ave, Bathurst, NB (506) 350-2800
They have an exceptional on-site restaurant that offers all day dining in a relaxed atmosphere. Satisfy your hunger with a quick appetizer, tuck into a 3-course meal paired with a bottle of wine, order up room service, or nestle into a cozy corner at the lounge for a nightcap.
1450 Vanier Blvd. Bathurst, NB E2A 7B7
1-800-898-9292 / (506) 548-3335
BAY BREEZE ART GALLERY
This waterfront gallery is proud to display original works of art by northern New Brunswick artists. You’ll find watercolours, ceramics, jewellery, and more. Art workshops are offered throughout the year.
82 Douglas Street
FUMOIR DU CÔTEAU
René Lanteigne, a local artisanal producer of fine smoked salmon products, began his smoke house for the pure pleasure of eating and serving premium smoked salmon products. Northern Harvest Sea Farms, is renowned as a leader in the field and the first producer in North America to achieve Best Aquaculture Practices 3-Star certification. For a truly local experience and delicious smoked salmon to take home, Fumoir du Côteau is a stand-out.
624 Garden St, Bathurst, NB
ATELIER PLUME DAIGLE
This shop is a must-see for an amazing array of original and beautiful objects made from “found” wood and even what some would consider scrap pieces. Creations often feature burls, knots and distinctive wood grains.
Towers Jewellers, 181 Main St, Bathurst, NB E2A 1A6
CHAL-BAIE ARTISAN BOUTIQUE
Hand-crafted, original creations by local artisans. Jewellery, textiles, wood carving, photography, and more. Conveniently located on Promenade Waterfront.
24 Douglas Avenue
Nectar International is proud to be a family-owned business with a local consciousness that features an international and urbane menu that respects the environment. From their elegant re-purposed antique furniture to their environmentally friendly packaging and friendly service, treat yourself to a “big city feel” so close to home. Nestled on the picturesque Bay of Chaleur in Bathurst, New Brunswick, Nectar International is a genuine first-class dining experience. Chef Ronald LeBlanc and his culinary team will be delighted to treat you to a fusion of food and drinks from around the globe.
50 Douglas Avenue, Bathurst, NB E2A 7S6
VINO WINE BAR
Centrally located in downtown Bathurst, Vino Wine Bar is a great spot to enjoy a delicious glass of wine in a warm and welcoming ambience. The friendly bilingual staff will make sure you and your friends have a great night out. Vino Wine Bar boasts a pretty amazing selection of wines, as well as cocktails and beers. A delicious tapas-style menu pairs beautifully with your glass of wine.
100 Main Street, Bathurst, NB
BATHURST WAR MUSEUM
Step back in time and see the First World War, the Second World War, the Korean War, and the Gulf War from a local point of view. The First World War trench exhibit is particularly moving.
575 St. Peter Avenue
NEPISIGUIT CENTENNIAL MUSEUM
Local history comes alive at the Nepisiguit Centennial Museum and Cultural Centre where you’ll find a fascinating collection of artefacts and genealogical documents.
360 Douglas Avenue
CANTINE CHEZ ZÉZÈTTE
This well-known local eating place offers a variety of quick and delicious meals and snacks, as well as delicious ice-cream.
569 rue Principale
Call (506) 783-3584
This wonderful restaurant in downtown Bathurst offers a variety of dishes all prepared with fresh local ingredients. Chef Joel Aubie is young and passionate about good, fresh and local food. He studied at the Culinary Institute of Canada and then worked in restaurants in Niagara Falls, Halifax, Montreal and Tofino, BC. Chef Obie appeared on Top Chef Canada and he also owns Jobies Mobile Kitchen.
224, King Ave. Bathurst, NB, E2A 1P2
How about a delicious vegetarian option?
Bistro Cœur D’Artishow
Want to get a genuine sense of the area and a delicious meal at the same time? The Bistro serves up amazing vegetarian cuisine in a homey and unpretentious atmosphere. It’s also a wonderful place to catch a great show featuring local and visiting artists and entertainers because the Bistro is a proud member of SOCAN.
445 Rue Principale, Petit-Rocher, NB E8J 1N8, Canada