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At the Shadow Lawn Inn, nestled in the heart of Rothesay, New Brunswick, nearly a century and a half of charm and hospitality awaits you. Full service convenience and amenities, award winning cuisine, restful accommodations, peaceful seclusion and friendly staff will make your stay truly memorable at this beautiful Atlantic Canadian Inn.

Fine Dining

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 ~ 10am 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. Take a look at our menus, on the right.

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) Take a look at the Side Door Café Sandwich of the weekmenus, on the right.

Children's Menu

Bring the children to The Side Door Café. There are now some terrific menu selections specifically designed for the younger crowd. Take a look at the fun food choices on our new children's menu on the right.   

Take a look at all our menus on the right.

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

Here's 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 Nancy Fox.

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
email us at

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