Glenora Inn and Distillery, Mabou

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Sample a variety of single malts in lush, pristine settings at Glenora Inn and Distillery. Try their most renowned product, a Scottish-style single malt whiskey called Glen Breton Rare. Beyond the single-malts, the distillery also produces specialty whiskeys and rums. Enjoy the rolling hillsides of the Mabou Highlands with a bracing drink on the porch. Put Glenora Inn and Distillery and other Mabou attractions into our Mabou day trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Visited on a tour of Cape Breton.Had a lovely lunch with traditional Celtic music band entertaining.Really enjoyed midday there.A great Cead Mile Failte  more »
  • Would give 5 stars except for the having to deal with the nastiest woman in Canada(I think her name was Mary) working at reception. She almost made us decide not to even bother staying. But after havi...  more »
  • We were def distillery and had taken the 25-30 minute guided tour, which also made a whisky to the taste was. The tour is quite short and manageable. The buildings are very worth seeing. Unfortunately, the bar and the restaurant was still closed.
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  • Glenora Inn is located in a beautiful Cape Breton valley. We went the first week of June and met people from the USA, Germany and Australia. The room was double occupancy, somewhat small and showing its 20+ years. The staff were very cheerful and helpful. Took the distillery tour, very informative. Dinner was pricey, and not as delicious as one would expect for the price, but the ambience was nice and the grounds beautiful. Listened to a couple local musicians playing traditional and contemporary Cape Breton music in the pub in the evening, enjoying local craft beer. All in all it was pretty nice, if a bit rich for my blood. The black flies were merciless, though. Also we drove by the chateaus on the way out. They were super cute and all had million dollar views of the valley. Had a great time, probably won't be back.
  • Lovely place. Location is beautiful, very peaceful with a creek running through the grounds, which happens to be the water source for the whisky. Food at the restaurant was amazing. Room was nice, bed was incredibly comfortable. Wonderful experience!
  • We had a wonderful time at the Inn. The dinner was fantastic. The steak was done to perfection and the wine pairing was top notch. We stayed for the live music and drink which was also fantastic. The room was large and the bed was extremely comfortable.
  • If your visiting Cape Breton this is must! Outstanding service, staff, music, food and live music. By far one of the best places, I have been.
  • Nice place to visit. I wish tour was more informative and interesting. Whiskey starts at $115/bottle

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