Nestled on 46 acres of land overlooking the Fortune River as it flows into Bay Fortune and the Northumberland Strait beyond. During your stay you’ll enjoy exploring our whimsical grounds discovering our fragrant flower gardens, aromatic herb garden, 10 acre organic farm, walking trails, fire pits and flavours everywhere. The Fortune Wharf and our local beach are just a short walk away.
Formerly the summer home of actress Colleen Dewhurst, more recently the location for television cooking show, The Inn Chef with host Michael Smith. The dining room is the highest rated on PEI with an extensive wine list and a chef that focuses on a locally inspired seasonal menu.
Our evening begins right at 5pm with a one-hour guided tour and tasting of the Inns Organic farm led by farmer Kevin Petrie. If you would like to purchase a cocktail for the tour, you can certainly arrive earlier as our beverage station will be up and running by 4:30pm. Beginning at the FirePit with a sneak peak at the days bounty and the nights Feast the culinary expedition winds through the herb gardens, greenhouses and vegetable beds that make the Inn so unique ending with a tasting of the days featured ingredient at the Farm Stand. The tour goes on rain or shine – pack your umbrella and comfortable shoes. It is also a good idea to bring along some bug spray!
Our Oyster hour begins at 6pm for a journey of discovery as you explore our kitchens, whimsical grounds, herb gardens and organic farm discovering any array of flavours from our many outdoor fire-pits, Oyster bar, beverage stations, smokehouse and FireWorks. Every evening we also shuck through a pile of Fortune Bay oysters in our famous historic kitchen, the original location of Chef Michael Smith’s debut cooking show, The Inn Chef. Wander into the fire kitchen and try a slab of hot-smoked salmon prepared in our smokehouse and while you’re there, start up a conversation with our chefs and see the FireWorks up close. While you’re at it enjoy a creative cocktail made from locally distilled spirits, a chilly beer brewed on Prince Edward Island or perhaps a cool glass of wine. You’ll meet new friends and start your evening in style!
Our main seating begins at 7pm. Our chefs create a new menu daily using ingredients from our organic farm and herb gardens and from a roster of Prince Edward Island farmers, fisherfolk, foragers, and culinary artisans. It is served family style at long butcher-block tables overlooking beautiful Bay Fortune. The menu includes freshly baked wood-oven bread, smoked fish, local seafood chowder, our famous organic salad and best of all wood roasted meats, fish and vegetables all prepared before your very eyes. Just make sure you save room for our delicious freshly baked desserts!
We are Prince Edward Island’s only 5 Star Country Inn and one of Canada’s most acclaimed restaurants. We are also blessed with great demand and we are located a bit off the beaten track. As a result every seat is precious to us and especially to the guests on our waiting list. As we have only one seating per night and sometimes we experience no-shows, we do require a credit card deposit of $250 to make a group reservation for 8-16 guests and a 50% deposit for 16 or more guests. A date can be held for up to 2 weeks, without a deposit. If another party is interested in the same date and prepared to book the date, we will notify you and 24 hours will be given to decide whether to secure the date with a deposit or release the date to the other party. A date can be held for up to 2 weeks, without a deposit. If another party is interested in the same date and prepared to book the date, we will notify you and 24 hours will be given to decide whether to secure the date with a deposit or release the date to the other party. This deposit will be credited to the cardholder's final bill.
If you need to make a change, please let us know as soon as possible so we can help. We’re happy to change anything – even refund your deposit – until one week before you arrive when we contact you to confirm. If we are unable to reach you, we will cancel your reservation and retain your deposit. One day before you arrive we’ll call you again to confirm your final numbers. All seats in your group reservation will then be your full responsibility and the full cost for each will be processed to your credit card.
FireWorks is named after the 25-foot brick-lined, wood-burning, fire-breathing beast that anchors our Fire Kitchen. It includes every form of live-fire cooking known to man, a smokehouse, open-hearth, grill, rotisserie, plancha and wood oven.
Organic farming nourishes our soil, fills our harvest baskets and inspires our menu. We grow 100% of the vegetables we serve including our house salad featuring more than 50 different organic greens, tender shoots, leaves, herbs and flowers!
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