Dairee Delite

Taste your way through history by spending your day exploring some of Brantford’s oldest culinary attractions. Time travel through taste at our 50s style ice cream shop, pick up local produce at the Farmers Market and visit (one of) the oldest restaurants in Brantford, a converted school house now repurposed to serve classic comfort foods with a side of nostalgia.

  • Start the day off at Brantford’s Farmers Market, which was established in 1848. This year-round market offers an array of products, including: fresh local produce, a variety of meats and dairy products, delicious baked goods, seasonal plants and flowers, and much more.
  • Enjoy a nostalgic dining experience at The Olde School Restaurant and Piano Bar, a converted 19th century schoolhouse with a menu of fine food and school days memorabilia on displayed throughout.
  • Next, swing by Dairee Delite, a 50s style ice cream shop that has delighted customers for over 60 years with frozen treats, from ice cream cones and banana splits, to strawberry shortcakes and frozen cakes.
  • Stop by Le Chocolat du Savoie, a French country style boutique specializing in a wide variety of premium chocolates, serving Brantford for over 30 years. Choose from a wide variety of handcrafted Belgian chocolates, chocolate dipped licorice and pretzels, peanut butter cups, chocolate truffles, and more. The perfect spot to pick up a treat for later or a unique gift for loved ones!
  • Head over to Maria’s Original Pizza, a straight-forward Italian kitchen turning out delicious pizzas and pasta dishes since 1968. Dine in or grab a pizza to go and enjoy a picnic at one of our many beautiful parks in the area.