Christian’s Croft has a fully equipped kitchen and a gas BBQ on the deck for those who decide to cook ‘at home’. To purchase groceries nearby there is a small Freshmart supermarket on Route 230 toward Port Rexton (7.4 km/9 min. drive) and a Foodex small grocery and liquor store 1 km. further along the highway (8.5 km./10 min. drive).
There are a number of restaurants in and nearby Trinity for those who decide that vacation time is not to be spent in the kitchen! [NB most have varying hours or opening by season, so best to check before heading out!] Following is a complete list of these options:
Twine Loft – fine dining and drinks overlooking Trinity harbour. 57 High Street, Trinity (2 mins walk). Reservations required – (709) 464-3377.
Dock Marina – casual family-style licenced restaurant/Newfoundland fare in an historic waterfront building. Dock Lane, Trinity (5 min. walk). Phone (709) 464-2133.
Skipper Bob’s – breakfast & lunch; small family-style restaurant. 50 Church Road, Trinity (3 min. walk).
Sophia’s at Eriksen Premises (Closed for 2020) – casual fine dining that fuses contemporary cuisine with traditional Newfoundland recipes. 8 West Street, Trinity (5 min. walk). Reservations required – (709) 464-3698.
Galley Restaurant – family-style licenced restaurant. Port Rexton, on Route 230 (7.4 km/9 min. drive). Phone (709) 464-3832.
Two Whales Coffee Shop – brunch/lunch; light vegan meals, great coffee & desserts. 99 Main Road, Port Rexton (9.1 km/11 min. drive). Phone (709) 464-3928.
Fisher’s Loft Inn Restaurant – fine dining with a panoramic view of Port Rexton harbour. Mill Road, Fishers’ Loft Inn, Port Rexton (9.6 km/12 min drive). Reservations required – 1-877-464-3240.
Port Rexton Brewery – acclaimed microbrewery with a variety of excellent craft beers and ales. Small pub food menu. 6 Ship Cove Road, Port Rexton (9.3 km/12 min. drive). Phone: (709) 464-2337. http://www.portrextonbrewing.com
Peace Cove Inn Restaurant (Closed for 2020)– innovative fare in the heart of Trinity East – don’t miss it! Dinner Wednesday through Saturday; brunch on Saturday & Sunday. Main Road, Trinity East (10.5 km/13 min. drive). Reservations by text at (613) 838-3156, or phone 1-866-408-4748.
The following two venues are particularly worthwhile if you are combining the drive to New Bonaventure with a tour of the Random Passage Site – see Activities section for further details.
Joe’s Place – bar/restaurant with great ‘front row’ view of New Bonaventure harbour. Dinners feature Newfoundland fare – moose stew particularly recommended. Warm and friendly staff! Route 239, New Bonaventure (16 km/21 min. drive). Phone: (709) 464 2233.
Tea Room, Random Passage Site – homemade light lunches; coffee & tea. Route 239, New Bonaventure (16 km/21 min. drive).
Finally – depending on circumstances and with prior arrangement, we can provide a home-cooked dinner served in Christian’s Croft – pan-Asian style.