Southampton's beach is wonderful

and there are lots of other things that you might enjoy!

Dining and Shopping in a COVID-19 World

All of our wonderful restaurants are open for take-away dining and some have patio seating.  We do recommend that you reserve meals and patio seating well in advance.

Retail shops are open but may restrict the number of shoppers in store at one time. 

RESTAURANTS

 

THE WALKER HOUSE

Corner of High and Grosvenor

Open 7 days, call ahead for patio reservations

Great pub fare, prime rib dinners and fish and chips

Open 7 days

2 minute walk across the street, toward the flag

797

Just across the street

Fine dining with seasonal offerings

Call ahead for patio reservations and take-away

2 minute walk

HIGHVIEW FOOD & DRINK

Just across the street

Fine dining with seasonal offerings

Call ahead for reservations (patio only), and take-away

2 minute walk

 

THE ELK AND FINCH

54 Albert St South

Coffee, Bistro and Bakery

Open 7 days, 8 (or 9am) until 8pm

(Marjorie makes the best chocolate cake, ever!)

Co5 minute walk up to the lights and

around the corner

OUTLAW BREW-CO

196 High Street-co

Pizza, Burgers and Craft Brew

2 minute walk across the street at the lights

ROBERTO'S PIZZA

232 High Street-co

Pizza, Wings, Burgers

5 minute walk across the street and

through the lights

DUFFY'S FISH & CHIPS

SW Corner of High and Grosvenor,

Fun family dining, Thursday through Saturday, 5-7 pm

Take-away and patio

2 minute walk down the street on the cornerd

FUN IN THE SUN

Two doors down

Featuring Kawartha Dairy ice cream. (The salted caramel toffee is Paul's favourite, but the tiny donut, soft ice cream and hot fudge sundae may soon be the new favourite!)

out the door and down 2

OFFSHORE BAKERY

233 High Street

Breads galore, butter tarts, pastries, cookies, quiches... definitely worth the wait in line!

up the street and through the lights, just past the library

Open 9am, Tuesday through Saturday

LIGHTHOUSE RESTAURANT

Breakfast until 3 pm

On the corner, at the lights

Open 8-3 daily

Take -away and patio service

2 minute walk

JUST LIKE MOM'S

Breakfast and pastries

Across the bridge on Hwy 21, just before the turn to Sauble Beach and across from Foodland

Car service or picnic tables

Open 8-3 daily

15 minute walk, 5 minute drive

DIZZY BIRD COFFEE SHOP

Just across the street beside Sisters

Coffee roastery and home of Paul's favourite carrot cake muffins.

2 minute walk

SOUTH STABLES COFFEE HOUSE

291 McNabb St, Southampton

A lovely spot worth searching out. Hint - it's in behind the Beer Store. The staff are as terrific as the setting and food.

2 minute drive or 15 minute walk

 

SHOPPING

 

5 Womens' wear stores to delight, right on High Street!

SISTERS ON HURON

188 High Street, Southampton

Arguably the best fashion shopping in the area (or maybe the country! Disclaimer... Delores Sullivan, the owner, is your host's much better half.)

across the street

THE HAMPTONS

RHUMBA

LAC BOUTIQUE

L&Co

THE SOUTHAMPTON STORE

- all things Southampton

(Lisa's favourite is the T-shirt weight hoodie)

SOUTHAMPTON OLIVE

OIL COMPANY

Downstairs, first door on your right

Amazing seasonal variety of olive oils and balsamic vinegars.  The knowledgeable staff will happily guide you through a tasting delight. (If you have a sweet tooth - like Paul! - try the Cara Cara Orange Vanilla in some fizzy water.  It's better than pop!)

Downstairs!

CULTURE

BRUCE COUNTY MUSEUM & CULTURAL

CENTRE

33 Victoria Street North

County Museum and Archives, the building is an architectural gem combining old and new and overlooking Fairy Lake.  Always featuring new exhibits, the permanent collection is a great resource illustrating the history of Bruce County from the times of original human habitation by the Indigenous Peoples, through colonization and industrialization.  A great visit any time, the Museum is our top recommendation for a rainy day.

5 minute walk, up through the lights and left at the Anglican Church

GALLERIES

LIGHTHOUSE PHOTO GALLERY

Downstairs, first door to your left

Carol Norris is a world -renowned wild life photographer and she compliments her own work with a variety of locally crafted items.  See something you love?  She'll size it and print it on a variety of substrates and frame it, too!

Downstairs, on your left

SOUTHAMPTON ARTS

201 High Street

The Gallery is a co-operative featuring the works of many of our local, very talented artisans.  The Art School is renowned and has classes for all ages and abilities, and across a variety of disciplines.

2 minute walk through the lights, beside the Town Hall

Walking times given are your long-legged host moving quickly, but we suggest that you take your time as there is lots to see.

Fun Fact:  The entire town of Southampton has just

one postal code: N0H 2L0

Want to explore a little further afield?  Bruce County has so much to offer!  The Bruce Peninsula is part of the Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve, one of only 25 UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in Canada.  It has some positively spectacular walks, hikes, paddles and drives.

Our more general tourist area of Grey, Bruce and Simcoe Counties is abundant with things to see and do.

173 High Street

An Inn for the Fortunate Few

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