Best way to experience music is within arms reach. The success of the Trailside Cafe’ & Inn was built on this factor. It is music for musicians. For those seeking the best in good music, whether it be emerging artists such as Tim Chaisson or Meaghan Blanchard, the industry leaders like Matt Mays and Rose Cousins, or the legends like Gordie Sampson, Ron Hynes or Dave Gunning, this is the venue to see them.

Trailside strips away the layers of production and bright lights; it’s just you, the musicians and the warmth of good food and drink.

Our Hillsborough River Gospel Brunch starts the first Sunday in June and runs until September.

Trailside Cottage Rental in Savage Harbour, PEI

Private Beach Front Country Cottage in Mount Stewart

This ocean view cottage is privately located among trees with the beach right in your front yard. Newly renovated, 3 bedrooms. Located just 25 minutes from Charlottetown. Great for families, friends etc. Lots of living space.

Our first Trailside album! Billy MacInnis recorded “Live at the Trailside” last season with his band over two, sold out nights. This will be on sale all season long at the Trailside and at Back Alley Music in Charlottetown.

Music PEI Venue of the Year

Thanks to Music PEI, everyone who voted, the other nominees for running kick ass venues, all of the great musicians who’ve graced our stage, our wonderful staff who made our first season so awesome, and to everyone who’s come out and supported us.

Everyday Olympic moments in Canada

… I recently came across a couple of examples of Canadians in the travel and hospitality industry who are giving it their all as they chase their dreams. Pat and Meghann Deighan were married on December 30, 2011, about two weeks after they purchased the Trailside Inn and Café, a venue 30 minutes outside of Charlottetown that has been a reliable spot in Prince Edward Island for good music and good times. The Trailside was in need of rescue and the newlyweds have poured themselves into making it the coolest music venue in Canada east of Casa del Popolo in Montreal and the Dakota Tavern in Toronto. ….

Read the complete review

Here’s a great review of that ran in the Calgary Herald recently


Click on the link below to read a food review from The Guardian newspaper…

Meghann and Pat Deighan are the new owners of the Trailside Café in Mount Stewart, which serves up great food along with great music in an intimate setting.http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/Arts/Entertainment/2012-07-13/article-3030403/Smaller-menu-boasts-big-time-flavour/1

Try the Trailsides own Hellfire Jack Hot Sauce. Used on our burger and in our caesar. Available at the Trailside Cafe & Inn or in Charlottetown at Back Alley Music.

Our Hillsborough River Gospel Brunches will be back June 2013


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Trailside Cafe’ & Inn Christmas Gift Certificates Available!

We may be closed for the season but we’re still open for business folks. We have Trailside gift certificates available for purchase at Back Alley Music. Located at 169 Great George St. in Charlottetown call us 902-394-3626 or stop in and we can have them ready for you anytime.

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