St. Joseph, Zurich and Hensall


On a coastline to countryside drive you will find an array of restaurants, cafes, retail outlets and "fresh from the farm" produce. From Hensall, "The White Bean Capitol of Canada" to Zurich, "Home of the Zurich Bean Festival" out to the coastal Hamlet of St. Joseph, you will be impressed with the high quality and the old fashioned friendly hospitality and service.

This tasty tour allows you to pick up all the needed ingredients for a barbeque or picnic overlooking the lake at Brentwood. Pick up your meat at Metzger Meats of Hensall. Consider buying your specialty foods from the Garlic Box, honey products from Ferguson Apiaries, salads, pies and entrees from Jerry Raders Homestyle Catering, fresh strawberries, tomatoes, corn on the cob and more from the farm stand of the Masse Family. All of this is on Highway 84, the "the Hensall-Zurich Road."


A taste of Europe- both local and German fare
72981 Bluewater Hwy 21~ just 3 minutes north of Brentwood
519-236-7707 1 866 543 7736
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Their Mongolian Grill is famous-Thursday evenings July, Aug
Recommended booking a couple of weeks ahead
"Sunset Tower Dining" is a truly romantic dining experience for 2

Bayview Golf Course-18 holes Par 72 Yards: 6315
Located 1 minute away from Brentwood on Hwy 21
Feature: power carts, rental clubs, golf shop, licenced under LCBO, snack bar

Masse Sweet Corn & Pumpkin Patch
35291 Zurich-Hensall Rd, Zurich
Season: Aug-Nov (self serve)
Products: Sweet Corn, pumpkins, squash

Lakewood Garden Centre
72856 Bluewater Hwy 21 RR2 Zurich
Unique and popular plants, perennials and annuals. Discover interesting giftware and garden art.
Open Mid-March- Christmas Open 7 days from Easter to Thanksgiving Mon-Fri 8am-6pm Sat 9am-5pm Sun 12pm-5pm

Forever Furniture Open Year Round
Located at the corner of Hwy 21 and Country Road 84
Wide selection of hand crafted Mennonite furniture for your entire home. Custom finished to suit any decor

St. Joseph Memorial Park and Historical Walkway tell the story of St. Joseph through narrative and pictorial signage.
Discover why Narcisse Cantin, founder of St. Joseph is known as the "Father of the St. Lawrence Seaway".
Read the many fascinating stories in the park.
Located at corner of Hwy 21 and County Rd 84

Historial St. Joseph Archive & Museum


A friendly village with quaint shops, eateries and good old fashioned service. The Swiss Heritage of 150 years is reflected in some of Zurich’s architecture. While visiting Zurich be sure to take a drive, hike or cycle through the rural countryside. Zurich is surrounded by some of the richest agricultural land in Canada. Fields of beans, corn, soy, canola and wheat ripple in the summer breezes like waves on the lake. A part of Ontario's West Coast, Zurich is just 6 km inland from St. Joseph and Lake Huron.

Be sure not to miss the popular Zurich Bean Festival - Fourth Saturday in August

Jerry Rader Homestayle Catering & Market Open year round
38110A Zurich-Hensall Rd
Products: Frozen entrees, meat pies, cabbage rolls, lasagna, stews, sheppards pie, quiche, chicken pot pie, soups, vegetarian selections, homemade fruit pies

Tasty Nu Bakery & Cheese House Open year round
18 Goshen St. N., Zurich
Products: Bakery products, Canadian and imported cheese, specialty foods, bulk snacks, candies, soup, sandwiches

Smiley's (Take out Pizza)
41 Main St Zurich,
(corner of Main and Goshen)

Huron Ridge Acres
74101 Bronson Ln., Zurich
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Family-run Greenhouse Business growing flowering potted plants year round.
Spring and summer seasons include complete selection of bedding plants and perennials.

Bowling Alley


Metzger Meat Products Inc.- Retail store open year round
180 Brock Ave., Hensall
Open year round Mon-Fri 8am-6pm & Sat 8am-3pm Closed Sun.
Local angus beef, pork, pure deli meats, smoked meats and salami.
Domestic and imported cheeses

If you're planning to barbecue at Brentwood, pick up your meat on your way through Hensall

The Garlic Box.
54 London Rd., Hensall Located on Hwy 4
519-262-2470 1 888 772 9994
Processors of gourmet garlic food products made with fresh, local garlic
Seasonings, sauces, preserves, dressings, fresh, frozen and dried local garlic

Pine Sampler Furniture
111 King St, Hensall
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Specializing in handcrafted solid wood Mennonite furniture
Open Mon-Sat 10am-5pm

Ferguson Apiaries Open year round
39006 Zurich-Hensall Road, Hwy 84 Hensall
Honey products, BBQ sauce, mustard vinegars, beeswax candles, lip balms

Ice Culture Inc.
Iceculture Inc is a world renowned ice sculpting company located in Hensall, Ontario.
Do you know how crystal clear ice is produced? Have you watched a skilled ice sculptor in action?

Iceculture is now offering 90 min tours of the Iceculture studio. Visitors will see how Ice Culture produces crystal clear ice sculptures  for sale around the world. Watch sculptures being created in their studio freezer, how crystal clear ice blocks are manufactured, an ice sculptor at work, observe computer-controlled equipment precision cutting ice components and will be shown interesting ice projects being developed. Video or live presentation by company founder, Julian Bayley

At the end of the tour, you will CHILL in the 600 sq ft iceculture 'EXPLORE ICE' lounge and then hear a presentation of some of the projects that Iceculture has completed in North America, Europe and the Middle East – and about the cultural, political and logistical challenges the company has had to face along the way as a leader in a unique industry.

Contact them for times and availability to pre-book your tour. Tours are offered year round on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays and timing is varied to suit seasonal production requirements. They require confirmation of group's size 7 days prior to the tour date.
Group rates:
1-6 guests: Basic tour - $60 flat group rate.
(Includes plant tour and visit to the Iceculture 'Experience Ice' Lounge)

Enhanced tour - $100 flat group rate
(Includes plant tour, visit to Iceculture 'Experience Ice' Lounge and video presentation)

7- 24 guests: Enhanced tour - $14 per person
(Includes plant tour, visit to Iceculture 'Experience Ice' Lounge and video presentation)

25+ guests: Deluxe tour - $12 per person
(Includes plant tour, visit to the Iceculture 'Experience Ice' Lounge, a carving demonstration by one of our skilled carvers and the video presentation)

Please note, the per-person price is based on the group size in attendance on the day of the tour.

Please call 519-262-3500 or 1-888-251-9967 to enquire about special tour dates or times.

Put a group together and plan a visit to a unique business!

81 Brock St. Hensall Hwy 4 and Hwy 83
1 888 251 9967 519-262-3500
Tour price- $14. per person
Mon, Wed 10:30, 1pm, 3pm
Tues 10:30am