We are delighted to have been awarded Canada's 'Tea Room of The Year'. Thank you to everyone who voted for us; we are truly honoured to have been bestowed this prestigious title.
We are open Tues-Fri, and occasional Saturdays as trade dictates.
You can order online from this site (see ‘shop’) or visit us at Moncton Market on Saturdays for the same great tasting, top quality food.
Gifts for yourself or a loved one - visit our online shop.
Please check our Facebook page for news and information and phone for current hours.
We are a traditional English tea room, coffee house and restaurant with a modern twist, situated in historic downtown Amherst, Nova Scotia. The setting is relaxed and friendly, and the service is always impeccable. Owned and operated by English expats Adrian & Eleanor, Birkinshaw's offers a truly authentic British experience.
Here at Birkinshaw's we do things properly - tea served in vintage china, coffee from our hand built espresso machine and food freshly prepared from the finest ingredients. Eating and drinking at Birkinshaw's makes the everyday just a touch more special. No time to eat in? You can get your 'Joe on the go' (or your tea) and choose a sweet or savoury something to take with it - all homemade using the finest ingredients.
Comfortably housed in an old brick warehouse, with the entrance on Ratchford Street, Birkinshaw's has retained much of the building's historic character and offers a calm and relaxing environment. With vintage china and tablecloths, easy chairs and coffee tables, you can decide whether to linger with coffee and cake, enjoy a lovely light lunch, or meet for a cream tea with your colleagues to end the week on a high note.
Whatever you decide, you know the food and drink will be wonderful, and the ambience just right. The team here at Birkinshaw's look forward to welcoming you very soon!
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We pride ourselves on serving top quality and ethically sourced tea from around the world and serve it according to the centuries old English tradition that so many have come to know and love.
At Birkinshaw's we insist on the best and offer only fair trade, organic coffee. Our coffee is roasted freshly in small batches by local coffee roasters, ensuring the freshest flavour every time you drink it.
Whether you are looking for a light lunch, a tasty treat with your tea or a bite to take home, we have some delicious options for you, which are all made by the Birkinshaw's team using only the finest ingredients.
Learn more about English owners and operators Eleanor and Adrian. They are just as passionate about food and drink as they are about doing things properly.
At Birkinshaw's, we know a thing or two about afternoon tea. We understand that it needs to be special, it needs to be tasty, and it needs to be exciting.
Office parties, surprise parties, business meetings and working lunches - whatever the occasion, the team at Birkinshaw's can cater it for you.
Our blog is filled with wonderful insights and stories from our travels around the world and the incredible things we have learned about good food and great service along the way.
B-ready offers high quality, award-winning foods, but in a quick and delicious take out format. Salads, soups, premium sandwiches and treats. Not to mention our Aroma Maya coffee and Yorkshire tea.
2 Ratchford Street, Amherst, Nova Scotia B4H 0E8, Canada
WE ARE OPEN AGAIN BUT, WHILE TRADE IS STILL LOW, SATURDAY OPENING IS INTERMITTENT. PLEASE EMAIL OR PHONE TO CONFIRM.
CHECK OUT OUR ONLINE SHOP ON THIS SITE
Our usual hours
- Tuesday to Friday 11am – 4pm (please phone to confirm)
- Saturdays, 10.30am – 3pm
- A lighter brunch menu is served on Saturdays
Plenty of FREE PARKING every day!
Phone: (902)-661-9300 * Email: email@example.com