Skip to main content

The Red Shoe Pub


11573 Highway 19

902-945-2996

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Trip Advisor Rating Based on 1075 Reviews

The Red Shoe Pub has become a kind of “home away from home” for many locals and visitors over the years. The Rankin Sisters’ cozy spot in the hamlet of Mabou, on the west coast of Cape Breton, offers a menu of Nova Scotia home cooking. Features include a treasured seafood chowder and a variety of pub fare. Visit “The Shoe” for great food and drinks and great live music, seven days a week. The Red Shoe Pub is open seasonally from the last Friday in May to mid-October. Visit the website for hours of operation.

Nearby Things To Do

MacDonald House Museum

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Trip Advisor Rating 3 Reviews

Region: Canada’s Musical Coast

Community: East Lake Ainslie

The MacDonald House Museum is a 19th century, gothic-style furnished farmhouse overlooking Lake Ainslie on Cape Breton Island. The museum...


46.1342 -61.1417

Mabou Farmers' Market

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Trip Advisor Rating 27 Reviews

Region: Canada’s Musical Coast

Community: Mabou

The Mabou Farmers’ Market houses an eclectic collection of local food growers, producers, fishers, artisans and crafters who offer the...


46.0765 -61.4012

Cabot Public House

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Trip Advisor Rating 97 Reviews

Region: Canada’s Musical Coast

Community: Inverness

Nestled between the Lodge and the main street of Inverness, The Cabot Public House is a bustling spot featuring casual pub fare, patio lobst...


46.2366 -61.3018

Cabot Discovery Tours

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Trip Advisor Rating 149 Reviews

Region: Canada’s Musical Coast

Community: Inverness

Let us be your guide as you discover Cape Breton Island. Cabot Discovery Tours offers small group tours from Baddeck, NS and cruise excursio...


46.2329 -61.3052

Locals Know Blogs