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Welcome to the BlackRock Bistro

Your hosts David Beattie and Lori Lynch would like to welcome you to the Black Rock Bistro. Located in beautiful downtown Parrsboro, our bistro includes an ‘intimate’ dining room with seating for 28 people and an adjacent wine bar that will accommodate 14 to 16 patrons.

Black Rock Bistro is beautifully decorated with a Moroccan-Indian feel, with red and brown colors predominating, further complemented with black-topped tables, black and brown chairs. The black theme extends to the bistro’s menu with offerings of blackened fish and black quinoa which we are sure you will enjoy.

Looking for a place to stay in Parrsboro?

Located on a spacious two and one-half acres of shady maples, fragrant roses and colorful flower gardens, our Inn is conveniently close to the town centre, yet a world apart. Enjoy the sun on the expansive front lawn, snooze in the shade of the century old maples or relax in the comfort of the Victorian Veranda.

The Gillespie House Inn offers seven spacious, graciously appointed guest rooms, each with private bath. Antique furniture, hardwood floors, down duvets and comfortable beds await. Five fireplaces add to the warmth and ambiance.Our comfortable library is the perfect place for planning your next day’s activities, chatting with other guests, catching up on the news or relaxing by the fire.

A hearty breakfast is served daily. The menu features a daily cooked selection, fresh fruit, cereals and yogurt, home made muffins, whole grain breads and bagels, complete with a bottomless cup of fresh brewed coffee or tea.

Dinner Menu


Starters

Soup Du Jour

Chef’s special made fresh daily complemented with house made bread.

Cup 6$ / Bowl 9$

Blackrock Seafood Chowder

Fundy lobster, scallops, haddock in a white wine broth with crispy garlic toast

Cup 9$ / Bowl 13$

Caesar Salad

Crisp Romain lettuce with house made dressing topped with That Dutchman’s cheese and Farm Gate bacon bits – small 7$ large.

Small 7$ / Large 10$

Add Chicken 5$ / Scallops 9$

Treasure Salad

Mixed greens, dried berries, pecans, cherry tomatoes, apples and That Dutchman’s Old Growler with maple balsamic vinaigrette.

10$

Seared Bay of Fundy Scallops

Advocate Harbour scallops, charred fennel, bacon, maple-balsamic vinaigrette

14$

Lobster Lollipops

Atlantic Lobster, cream, wine, Dutchman’s Old Growler cheese, orange

16$

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Sautéd spinach, artichoke hearts and cream cheese with crisp pita triangles,

9$

Steamed Mussels

1lb of steamed mussles, garlic, butter, lemon & crispy garlic toast

12$


Mains

Blackened Haddock

Fundy haddock with jasmine rice and black quinoa pilaf with seasonal vegetables

21$

Seared Scallops

Advocate Harbour scallops, creamy rissotto with spinach, chillies, and pine nuts

28$

Roasted Chicken Breast

Humanely raised chicken stuffed with sundried tomatoes, cheese, herbs and garlic, served with baby potatoes and ratatouille

23$

Daily Surf

Local seafood prepared in the manner of the day

Priced daily

Daily Turf

Nova Scotia raised meat served with potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Priced daily

Pasta of the day

Fresh made pasta feature

Priced daily

Thai Rice Noodles

Red curry-coconut broth, lime, stir fried vegetables

18$

Add chicken 5$ / scallops 9$


If you have any special requests or allergies advise your server

Vegetarian and gluten free options available for most menu items

Lunch Menu


Soup Du Jour

Chef’s special made fresh daily complemented with house made bread.

Cup 6$ / Bowl 9$

Blackrock Seafood Chowder

Fundy lobster, scallops, haddock in a white wine broth with crispy garlic toast

Cup 8$ / Bowl 13$

Classic Caesar Salad

Crisp lettuce with house made dressing topped with That Dutchman’s cheese and Farm Gate bacon.

Side 7$ / Meal 11$

Add Chicken 5$ / Scallops 9$

Treasure Salad

Mixed greens, dried berries, pecans, cherry tomatoes, apples and That Dutchman’s Old Growler with maple balsamic vinaigrette.

9$

Fish Taco

House-made corn tortillas stuffed with crispy Fundy haddock, shredded red and white cabbage, salsa, and chipotle cream, served with your choice of green side salad, potato salad or black bean and corn pilaf.

14$ / 11$ (Vegetarian)

Rice Bowl

Jasmine rice and black quinoa with vegetables

Chilled 8$ / Add Chicken 5$


Burgers

5-ounce lean ground beef burgers on homemade buns, with your choice of green side salad, potato salad or black bean and corn pilaf

Black Rock Burger

cheddar cheese with FarmGate bacon, pickles, red onion, tomato, mayo, ketchup, mustard

12$

Dutchman Burger

Dutchman’s Dragon’s Breath blue cheese, greens, bacon jam, red onion

12$

Black Bean Burger

house made vegetarian burger

12$


Paninis

Your choice served on a chiabatta bun with choice of green side salad, potato salad or black bean and corn pilaf

Asian Chicken

sliced chicken breast, sweet chilli sauce

8$

Grilled Vegetable

peppers, red onion, zuccini and mushrooms

8$

Lobster

Fundy lobster with butter aioli and That Dutchman’s cheese

14$ – Add soup 5$ / cup chowder 7$

Gallery


Featured Suppliers


BroadFork Farm

Bryan and Shannon

River Hebert – Produce Suppliers

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That Dutchman

That Dutch Farm

Providers of Hand Crafted Gouda Cheeses

    • Old Growler
    • Smoked Gouda
    • Devil’s Breath

The Farm Gate

The Farm Gate

Providers of

    • Smoked Bacon
    • Pork
    • Chicken
    • Eggs

Special Events


Classics by the Bay

Be sure to ask us while dining with us about this great event happening all weekend throughout Parrsboro!