Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Fredericton

Beaverbrook Art Gallery

This excellent gallery was a gift to the town from Lord Beaverbrook. The exceptional collection includes works by international heavyweights and is well worth an hour or so. Among others you will see Dalí, Freud, Ga…
Top Choice International in Fredericton

Ten Resto

Coming here is a bit of an unorthodox numbers game. This pleasant locale has 10 tables and a choice of 10 dishes per sitting (and 10 menu changes a year). This means that you can be in an empty or very full restaura…
Top Choice Japanese in Fredericton

Naru

A word of warning for purists of Japanese cuisine: this top-quality Japanese restaurant incorporates local Canadian produce and ideas into its recipes. But, given the high-quality Canadian seafood and produce, and t…
Bar in Fredericton

Red Rover Ciderhouse

If you're up to your esophagus with craft beer, or you prefer wine or cocktails, you're in a win:win situation at this convivial, industrial chic ciderhouse. It serves craft cider made by New Brunswick's first (and …
Pub in Fredericton

Lunar Rogue Pub

Named a 'great whisky bar of the world' for good reason: this jolly locals' joint has a fine assortment of single malts, part of the 500-plus whiskey collection. Work your way through the drams on the outdoor patio;…
Historic Site in Fredericton

Loyalist Village

One of the province's best sites is this re-creation of an early-19th-century Loyalist village, 36km west of Fredericton. A community of costumed staff create a living museum by role-playing in houses, a school, chu…
Cafe in Fredericton

Chess Piece Patisserie & Cafe

A wonderful new addition to the local scene, this little laid-back cafe has an in-house patisserie bakery. Although it's one of Fredericton's best places for coffee and soup, the things to devour are the generously …
Square in Fredericton

Barracks Square

Part of the Garrison District (two city blocks and an important national historic site), Barracks Square is framed by the Soldiers' Barracks and the Guard House. You can see how the common soldier lived in the 1820s…
German in Fredericton

Schnitzel Parlour

Specializing in hearty, old-fashioned German fare, this cozy countryside restaurant on the northern side of the river has richly spiced goulash (the secret ingredient is chocolate), wild-boar stew and nine kinds of …
Historic Building in Fredericton

Government House

This magnificent sandstone palace was erected for the British governor in 1826. The representative of the queen moved out in 1893 after the province refused to continue paying his expenses, and during most of the 20…