Looking for a place to hang out with friends, host a study group, or catch up on your reading? The area around the Agricultural Campus is full of local coffee shops and restaurants for you to explore and find a place to call your favourite spot. From solo study spots to lively hangs to go to with your friends, here are a few of our favourite places to check out.
NovelTea Bookstore Café
622 Prince Street, Truro
This spot offers more than just delicious drinks and eats, it’s also home to a bookstore and displays the work of local artists. NovelTea is committed to supporting local, from the food on their menus to the books and art they house. Enjoy a literary-themed drink while you study in this cozy spot, and maybe discover your new favourite book or artist during a break.
Jimolly’s Bakery Café
76 Inglis Place, Truro
This spot has lots of space for your study group to meet and boasts some of the best pastries in town to fuel your cram sessions. Take advantage of nice days by sitting out on their patio and cozy up to the wood stove on stormy ones. And be sure to try their mouth-watering breakfast sandwiches, it’s a perfect way to start your day.
The Country Bread Basket
629 Brule Point Road, Tatamagouche
This is a study spot with a view! Even though it’s a bit off the beaten path, The Country Bread Basket is a quiet place to study, and you can walk along the water of Tatamagouche Bay for your study breaks. Plus, you can grab a loaf of fresh bread to take home with you!
Nook and Cranny
627 Prince Street, Truro
The Nook and Cranny at the heart of downtown Truro always has something fun to offer. A local favourite, this spot is always bustling and is a great place to connect with the Truro community. They host local musicians throughout the week, so grab some friends and enjoy great food and talent.
281 Pictou Road, Bible Hill
Just up the road from campus, Revana’s is not your average pizza place. Sure, you can grab a slice to go when you’re busy, but they also host local musicians and open mic nights. Take a stroll up Pictou Road and enjoy great food, some live music, or even take your turn at the mic.