Partner Spotlights are our way to shine a light on some of our amazing local partners across the country and give them a platform to tell their unique story. GetintheLoop and The Spring Garden Area Business Association have partnered to provide residents and visitors of Halifax with exclusive offers and unique experiences from businesses in the Spring Garden Area.
The Spring Garden area is home to more than 200 retail shops. Here you’ll find a world of goods from clothing and home décor to jewelry, gifts and more. With extensive dining options, you can enjoy traditional favourites, ethnic fare, and breakfast selections at trendy bistros, restaurants, and cafés! You’re never far from one of a kind in the Spring Garden area. The SGABA strives to create a vibrant and dynamic business district for members, residents and visitors.
Through our partnership members can find offers from over 15 businesses in the Spring Garden Loop! Check out some of them that you can find on the app today.
Sweet Pea Boutique
Halifax’s Sweetest Dress Shop, Sweet Pea Boutique has unique dresses, reasonable prices and offers a pleasant shopping experience. What makes them special is that they only carry a small quantity of each style so everybody is uniquely outfitted. They offer styles that can be worn day to day or for that special occasion. Their store has been located in the heart of downtown Halifax for 13 years, where you will usually be greeted by the owner herself!
Primal Kitchen is a chef-owned and operated restaurant specializing in meats and charcuterie. They strive to provide artfully crafted food, welcoming service and a warm, stylish atmosphere! Their menu includes expertly prepared items using primal cuts, whether it’s house-made charcuterie selection, beer-braised short rib or a juicy burger. They also feature a rotating selection of 4 local craft beers on tap and several more by bottle or can!
Your Fathers Moustache
Halifax’s landmark family-owned pub and eatery dedicated to brewing, serving, and promoting craft beer! Your Father’s Moustache sprouted in December of 1989 when there was only a handful of food & drink establishments on Spring Garden Road. Since then craft beer is simply part of who they are at the Moustache. They don’t just serve it – They live it! Brewmaster Ian Kean is constantly experimenting and perfecting unique, appealing and award-winning recipes, and is focused on producing some of the finest brews in the region. Their famous rooftop patio is the perfect place to enjoy a cold one during the hot summer months!
For over 28 years, The Summit has been considered one of the top spas in Halifax with many awards won to prove it! The secret to their success has been their consistent and thorough staff training and on-going education. As a client of The Summit, you can expect knowledgeable advice, experienced, professional and caring staff in a private, quiet, relaxing environment. The Summit Spa specializes in clinical skin care, laser hair removal, electrolysis, advanced pedicures and makeup artistry.
Indochine Bahn Mi
Indochine is a fast-casual healthy Asian Fusion restaurant specializing in Banh Mi. They offer a variety of quick, fresh, and healthy Vietnamese and Asian Fusion cuisine with many vegan and gluten-free options. On their menu, you can find many delish dishes including Banh Mi (sandwiches), Pho (noodle soups), Bun (Rice Noodle Bowls), Asian Fusion Tacos, salads and bubble tea smoothies.
Garden Food Bar
A chic, spacious lounge in the heart of Downtown Halifax serving brunch, lunch, dinner, drinks, and more! Garden Food Bar brings you fresh, locally sourced and seasonal vegetables along with superfoods to finish your dish. Dress your meal with a variety of 100% in-house-made sauces and dressings made using high quality, nutrient-rich ingredients. At Garden Food Bar they focus on bringing alive healthy, hearty dishes that are good for the body, the mind and the soul.
Sweet Jane’s Gift and Confectionary
Sweet Jane’s is the Queen on Queen Street in downtown Halifax specializing in vintage confectionary, retro toys, funky gifts and gourmet treats. Browse the best selection of cards in the city, or find a unique gift for that special someone. Best of all, Sweet Jane’s redefines the traditional candy store by creating one of a kind gift baskets for every occasion!
The Arms Public House
At The Arms, you might feel as though you’ve hopped across the pond and into a classic English public house—and you have. The pub part is true, but you’re still in the heart of downtown Halifax. From their warm and welcoming service to the authentic décor, The Arms evokes the true essence of everything an English public house should be, with a menu that captures favourite tastes from both sides of the Atlantic.
Creamy Rainbow Bakery
inspired by a mix of Asian and European style baking, Creamy Rainbow wants to give you that cloud-nine feeling with its cakes, breads, tarts, pastries and sweet drinks.
Lord Nelson Hotel
The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites is a 4 1/2 star historic property located across from the Public Gardens in the heart of Halifax, NS. Originally built in October 1928, the Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites is a beloved Maritime landmark overlooking the 16-acre downtown oasis famously known as the Halifax Public Gardens. The historic elegance and charm has recently been enhanced resulting in a unique blend of heritage meets modern. Enjoy a selection of stylishly-designed rooms and suites that offer a wide range of amenities and services.
At GetintheLoop, we love our partners and love being able to share their local stories. Check out The Spring Garden Loop to see offers from these businesses and more!
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