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Tired of being suck inside the house? Now’s the perfect time to take your loved one for a long-overdue date. Take advantage of the beautiful weather and spend the day on Duckworth Street.

Here are just a few date worthy places to visit on Duckworth:

Daytime Dates

Casual, fun and a great way to explore the city, a date during the day is all three and more.

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Craft Council Shop & Gallery

Attention all art lovers! Experience art from studios from across the province with this gallery and shop. If you are wanting to get creative together, plan a visit to the clay studio located on Ropewalk Lane and throw some clay in one of their open sessions.

Craft Council of Newfoundland & Labrador
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Posie Row

Find your perfect date ready outfit or a unique gift to surprise your special someone in this beautiful, multilevel gift boutique that features Canadian and local treasures.

Please note: Wearing a mask is required while browsing in the shop. You can also purchase non-medical masks here while they are stocked

Posie Row & Co.
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Heritage Shop of NL

Souvenir shops aren’t just for tourists! Grab some deliciously scented candles and bath bombs to relax with later, or why not choose some local artwork together to brighten up your space?

Heritage Shop Of Newfoundland & Labrador

Duckworth Decks

Whether it’s for dinner, drinks or both, these patios are the perfect place to perch with your partner for a night or day out. Before heading to dinner we suggest making a stop into No. 4 Restaurant & Bar for an artfully crafted cocktail.

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Vu Resto Bar

Experience the breathtaking view of St. John’s Harbour inside or out while enjoying Newfoundland inspired dishes. As you take in the unobstructed vantage point you can escape your worries with great conversation and even better cocktails.

Vu Resto Bar
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Piatto Pizzeria and Enoteca

The authentic Neapolition wood-fired pizzas, fine wine, and warm atmosphere will have you feeling like you’re in romantic Italy. You can even do your own wine tasting and pretend to be a sommelier with their Friday night wine flights.

Piatto Pizzeria and Enoteca
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Magnum & Steins

Take advantage of happy hour every day until 7pm on their not one, not two, but THREE decks! We suggest trying their famous duck nachos or freshly caught halibut. You can make a reservation or walk ins are welcome.

Magnum & Steins

A Real retreat

Make a night of it and rest up as these hotels that are within walking distance from all your Duckworth fun!

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Duckworth Hotel

After you’ve enjoyed drinks at the on-premises Magnum and Steins, stay the night at Duckworth Hotel. This boutique hotel offers contactless check in to get you to your room quick and easy.

Duckworth Hotel
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Courtyard by Marriot

Unwind from your fun-filled date in one of the spacious guest rooms before popping down to the lounge for a night cap.

Courtyard by Marriott St. John’s
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Time for Brunch

Finally it’s time to wrap up your date on Duckworth with brunch at the cozy gastropub, Bernard Stanely. The California Eggs Benedict will fulfill your greatest avocado dreams or if you are a sweet tooth indulge in the brie stuffed french toast. We hear a mimosa tastes great on the patio too!

Bernard stanley gastropub

If you love Duckworth as much as we do be sure to check out the current contest, Duckworth Dining.  Where when you dine at participating Duckworth Street area decks or restaurants during the month of August to enter for a chance to WIN a prize valued at over $500, including one night’s accommodation at the Duckworth Inn and a gift card bundle from all participating restaurants. Visit their website, www.duckworthdining.com to learn more.


As many businesses have experienced changes under COVID-19 restrictions, we do recommend contacting operators directly to confirm details before planning your visit. 

Published: July 30, 2020