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It just happened to be noon when I finally rolled into the village of Craven, so I decided to have lunch since there would not be any other chances on the route I was planning to take through the Qu'Appelle River valley. The Port Hyman Plaza along main Highway 20 seemed to be the biggest establishment in town and it had an attached restaurant that didn't look too bad, called the Craven Country Restaurant. Actually, I wanted to check it out anyway just to see what the service and food was like in a small village like this. Over the course of my meal, there was a varied bunch of customers ranging from a grandfather/grandson combo, a group of four guys in their twenties, a bunch of youngsters in their early teens and a stylish couple in their late twenties. The fact that he was wearing shorts on this 0 C day wasn't surprising, because it is amazing how warm that feels after 3-4 months of temperatures in the -20 to -40 C range!
Favorite Dish: I'd had a bigger than usual breakfast so kept my order down to their simple 'soup & sandwich special'. I didn't really care what it was but it turned out to be a tasty combo of potatoe soup with bacon bits, carrots and celery (which I spiced up with Tabasco sauce and pepper) along with a tuna salad & lettuce sandwich on toasted brown bread (C$6). I was in no rush, so ate slowly and washed it down with a cold 5% alcohol-content Canadian lager beer. Including a tip for the friendly and efficient waitress, the meal came to only C$12.50. I would eat there again!
Updated Mar 22, 2008
Address: 2 Fraser Avenue, Craven, Saskatchewan
There are only a couple of watering holes in Lumsden and Craven. They definitely are small town pubs, with no frills. They are the type of places where everyone known everyone. While they will welcome a stranger with a smile, they will know you are out of towners. One such place is the Craven Motor Inn.
Dress Code: Dress code?! Seriously, anything goes.
Updated Jan 19, 2011
Address: HW 641
Phone: +1 306-731-3455