Author Archives: Kingsbrae

About Kingsbrae

Food, facts & fun about our garden inn dedicated to locally & sustainably grown foods paired with great wines

What’s for Dinner?

We’ve been thinking about what we eat lately and something we heard on The Peoples’ Pharmacy with Terry and Joe Graedon got our attention. Terry and Joe aren’t afraid to take on the medical establishment, which is known for its rigid “healing … Continue reading

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Just One Year Shy of a Quarter Century

As we enter the New Year at the dawn of a new decade, we look back on 24 years of welcoming guests into our 1897 “summer cottage” lovingly restored as Kingsbrae Arms. We celebrate our Canadian heritage as one of … Continue reading

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Early Bird–Better than Turkey

Now we’re not knocking turkey for all the holidays ahead, but we think our Early Bird has turkey beat. We’ve just announced our Early Bird Specials so you can unwrap Canada in 2020. Here’s how: Go to our website and … Continue reading

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Falling in Love All Over Again

Sometimes we get so busy running the inn, preparing the rooms, planning the breakfasts, tending the garden and most importantly, greeting our guests that we forget about so much of the beauty all around us. On a recent and rare … Continue reading

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St. Andrews, in the summer, is crowded with the kind of people who dress for dinner and describe their mansions as cottages

This is an absolutely delightful Maclean’s Magazine article written by a very talented Ian Sclanders. The year is 1952. It is summer in St. Andrews when Howard Pillow occupied “Kingsbrae” an estate located at what is now the entrance of Kingsbrae … Continue reading

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What’s the Occasion?

These items are just a few of the baked goods that grace our 24-hour coffee bar. That’s what we call an endless special occasion. But certainly there are times of our lives, be they birthdays, anniversaries or just being with … Continue reading

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Be Well

Got wellness? Yes, we do. It’s all around us in an ocean resort playground designed to make you feel good. Invigorated. Relaxed. Well. Start after a restful night’s sleep. Breakfast and healthy choices abound. Toasted almond granola. Yoghurt. Soft fruit … Continue reading

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A Hatchet and A Dream

We got an email recently asking if we do weddings for two. It just so happens that we’ve done several around the property. In shady garden spots on a hot summer day. Under our playful Brunelleschi dome in the sunken … Continue reading

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Highfalutin History

Recall the days when ferries and steamships plied the waters–some directly from Boston and Portland; when well-appointed Canadian Pacific Railroad Pullman cars came from Ottawa and Montreal—their passengers seeking the beauty of a peninsula surrounded by mountainous island ranges in … Continue reading

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What’s for Supper?

Something new this season. We invite you to join us for supper on the day you arrive. We look forward to each and everyone who visits us and we’re letting them know that that we now offer light suppers with wine. … Continue reading

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