Events

2024 RANS Restaurants Awards


A night of celebration! On January 29, 2024, at the Westin, the Annual Nova Scotia Restaurant Awards, hosted by the Restaurant Association of Nova Scotia, will recognize the incredible talent in our restaurant sector. A big thank you to all our nominees, judges, and sponsors!


Winners of the 2024 RANS Restaurant Awards


SOCIAL MEDIA AWARD
Winner: Studio East 
Sponsor: Boyneclarke LLP



LOCAL HERO AWARD
Winner: Wiley's by the Wharf
Sponsor: Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture


COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AWARD
Winner: White Sails Bakery & Deli
Sponsor: Westland Insurance & Westland MYGROUP


BEST BEVERAGES AWARD
Winner: Dear Friend Bar
Sponsor: NSLC


BEST LIMITED-SERVICE RESTAURANT
Winner: Vandel Doughnuts
Sponsor: SONA

BEST ATMOSPHERE AWARD 
Winner: DARYÂ
Sponsor: REgroup


HOSPITALITY AWARD
Winner: The Bicycle Thief
Sponsor: Bishop's Cellar


BEST OUTDOOR DINING EXPERIENCE
Winner: Sea Smoke Restaurant 
Sponsor: Foodbuy Canada


BEST RESTAURANT CAPE BRETON 
Winner: Bras D’Or Lakes Inn
Sponsor: SkipTheDishes

BEST RESTAURANT OUTSIDE HRM 
Winner: Lightfoot & Wolfville
Sponsor: SkipTheDishes

BEST RESTAURANT HRM
Winner: Oxalis Restaurant
Sponsor: SkipTheDishes

BEST NEW RESTAURANT
Winner: Fawn Restaurant
Sponsor: Sysco Foodservice