Fine Dining

Local ingredients at Shadow Lawn Inn


We pride ourselves on using as many local ingredients and suppliers as possible.  Here is an ever growing list of a few of the products that are currently, have been or will be featured on menus at Shadow Lawn.



Beausoleil – Neguac

St. Simon – Shippagan

Raw Milk Cheeses

La Bergerie aux Quatres Vents – St. Marie de Kent


Goat Cheese

Aux Fond Des Bois – Rexton


Duck and Charcuterie

La Ferme du Diamant – Shediac


Maple Syrup – Erabliere Sucre D’or - Kedgwick


Red Fife Flour – Speerville


Dulse – Roland’s Sea Vegetables – Grand Manan


Wild Boar

New Brabant Farms – Knightville


Molasses – Crosby’s – Saint John


Fiddleheads – Campbellton


Wild Mushrooms – Charlotte County


Pork & Charcuterie– Sussex and Kredl’s – Hampton


Rhubarb & Chives – Rothesay


Halibut, Ahi Tuna, Scallops – Bay of Fundy via Just Seafood – Rothesay


Sturgeon – Acadian Sturgeon – Carter’s Point


Blueberries – Granite Town Farms – St. George


Variety Meats and Beef – Dean’s Meat – Saint John


As well, our kitchen staff is always making trips to local markets including Cochran’s in Rothesay, the St. Andrews Farmer’s Market, the Kingston Market and the

Saint John City Market.

Our Menus

If you don't like surprises, you can check out all of our menus here. Warning: You may get very hungry just reading the fabulous meal descriptions.

Our Wine/Bar List

Introducing Chef Markian

Focusing primarily on a market driven, regional/seasonal cooking style, Chef Markian has been delighting locals and visitors since 2004 in Beautiful Southern New Brunswick.

Originally from Montreal, he completed his training in Ottawa and received his Red Seal in 2002 after working in some of the city's most critically acclaimed restaurants such as Juniper and Social. In 2009 Chef Markian successfully challenged and received his Certified Chef de Cuisine designation after 2 years of studies through SAIT in Calgary.

This status, shared by approximately only 1000 others chefs is one of the highest accreditations for culinary professionals in Canada.

A feast for your senses

Menu items from our lunch & dinner offerings...

Open 7 days a week

Monday through Thursday ~ 11am to 8pm
Friday & Saturday ~ 11am to 9pm
Sunday ~ 11am to 3pm

Reservations are not required,  but are appreciated
**For special functions, please call to make arrangements.


Intimate Dinners

The Shadow Lawn Inn offers the very best in quiet and romantic dinners for couples and small parties.  The historic and well-kept surroundings provide perfect ambiance for your intimate fine dining. Whether you have a party of two or twenty, Shadow Lawn's chefs will tempt your taste buds with fine cuisine that is second to none.

Casual Lunch

Lobster & Asparagus CrepeThe Side Door Café offers a delicious, affordable selection of scrumptious delights to enjoy both indoors and on our patio. (when weather permits). Sandwich of the week 

Children's Menu

Bring the children to The Side Door Café. There are now some terrific menu selections specifically designed for the younger crowd.  

Chef Markian Shafransky shares a recipe from time to time - want to enjoy some of our favourites at home?

Here are some of our recipes

Banquets & Receptions

Banquets are one of the Inn's many specialties with seating for up to 100 people.  The main dining room can serve 50 guests while the Garden Room provides luxurious accommodation for 50 more settings.  Choose from an internationally acclaimed selection of fine cuisine.

Shadow Lawn is a first choice for wedding receptions, simply for it's majestic setting and complete range of catering on premises.  The Inn is famous for its dishes prepared and directed by Chef Markian Shafransky.

Special Occasion Dinners

No matter the occasion, Shadow Lawn offers the perfect ingredients to delight every dining guest.  Birthdays, anniversaries and holiday dinners are just a few of the specialties for which the Inn is noted.

Special Events & Meetings

The Shadow Lawn Inn pays particular attention to the needs of private meetings.  Whether small and personal or corporate in nature, you'll be sure to enjoy the quiet ambiance, excellent service and delicious food.


Professional seminar equipment and services are also available.

More about Special Events & Meetings.



Let us bring our fine dining experience to you.   Ask us about our catering services or visit our Catering Page for details.

Let our team assist you with your next meeting
or catering requirement   Tel: 506.847.7539 or
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