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From pop-up shops and farmers’ markets to live music and special excursions, we’re constantly inspired by what’s happening in The County and right here at The Royal.

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Global News Kingston

Picton's historic Royal Hotel officially opens after a massive restoration 2022

Massive restoration breathes new life into Picton’s historic Royal Hotel.

Belleville Intelligencer

Picton’s historic ‘The Royal Hotel’ re-opens after nine-year restoration 2022

Picton has reclaimed a major centerpiece of its historic downtown.

Sharp Magazine

The Royal Hotel Has a Storied Past and a Promising Future 2022

A landmark of Picton, Ontario, The Royal Hotel fell on hard times before undergoing a grand revival.

Toronto Star

Royal revival in PEC 2022

Picton’s chic, new boutique hotel pays tribute to history.

 

– Wing Sze Tang

Toronto Life

"I didn't know this part of my life was missing" 2022

Chef Albert Ponzo on how a move to P.E.C. and an unexpected hiatus from the kitchen reordered his priorities. 

 

– Toronto Life

Globe and Mail

A stay at Prince Edward County's revamped Royal  hotels is a journey in local details 2022

The ‘Royal contrast’ of tensions between the genteel and the real come alive in the hotel’s 28 rooms, cade, bar, bakery and restaurant.

 

– Nathalie Atkinson

Toronto Life

What's on the menu at the Royal, Prince Edward County's Swanky New Hotel 2022

If the location alone doesn’t hook you, the food will.

 

– Liza Agrba

Globe and Mail

How Prince Edward County's new hotels are designed for locals and visitors 2022

Over the past five years, the Royal has been rebuilt and restored to its former glory.

 

– Alyssa Shwartz

 

County Live

History renewed as re-imagined Royal Hotel opens 2022

“Following years of restoration, The Royal Hotel has re-emerged in downtown Picton, with a grand opening slated for May.”

 

– County Live

Travel Week

Prince Edward County’s historic gem The Royal Hotel now open 2022

“The grand opening in May 2022 will also mark the debut of a new outdoor pool and garden.”

 

– Travel Week

Taste Toronto

Now Open 2022

“Now open, The Royal Hotel is a gorgeously-revived piece of Prince Edward County’s history.”

 

– Christine Peddie, Taste Toronto

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Nov 30 Nov 30

Winemakers’ Hour with Casa-Dea Estates Winery and Cheese Experience

Welcome to Winemakers’ Hour hosted by The Royal Hotel. Join us every Wednesday for  FREE wine tastings from local wineries from every corner of The County

Enjoy a variety of wines and cheeses from Case-Dea Estates Winery and Cheese Experience on Wednesday, November 30, from 5 pm to 6 pm. 

We look forward to seeing you there. 

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Dec 1 Dec 1

Industry Appreciation Tuesdays 1/2-Priced Bottles of Wine

Join us every Tuesday from 12 pm to 5 pm for 1/2-priced bottles of wine. All are welcome. 

Nov 28 Dec 2

The Royal Lunch Pre-Fixe $38 for Two Courses

Enjoy a two-course meal for $38, available each week from Monday to Friday. Please visit the full menu on our Eat & Drink page of our website. 

Dec 8 Dec 8

Industry Appreciation Tuesdays 1/2-Priced Bottles of Wine

Join us every Tuesday from 12 pm to 5 pm for 1/2-priced bottles of wine. All are welcome. 

Dec 5 Dec 9

The Royal Lunch Pre-Fixe $38 for Two Courses

Enjoy a two-course meal for $38, available each week from Monday to Friday. Please visit the full menu on our Eat & Drink page of our website. 

Dec 14 Dec 14

Winemakers’ Hour with Karlo Estates Winery

Welcome to Winemakers’ Hour hosted by The Royal Hotel. Join us every Wednesday for FREE wine tastings from local wineries from every corner of The County

Enjoy a variety of wines poured by the team from Karlo Estates Winery on Wednesday, December 14, from 5 pm to 6 pm. 

We look forward to seeing you there. 

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Dec 15 Dec 15

Industry Appreciation Tuesdays 1/2-Priced Bottles of Wine

Join us every Tuesday from 12 pm to 5 pm for 1/2-priced bottles of wine. All are welcome. 

Dec 22 Dec 22

Industry Appreciation Tuesdays 1/2-Priced Bottles of Wine

Join us every Tuesday from 12 pm to 5 pm for 1/2-priced bottles of wine. All are welcome. 

Dec 19 Dec 23

The Royal Lunch Pre-Fixe $38 for Two Courses

Enjoy a two-course meal for $38, available each week from Monday to Friday. Please visit the full menu on our Eat & Drink page of our website. 

Dec 29 Dec 29

Industry Appreciation Tuesdays 1/2-Priced Bottles of Wine

Join us every Tuesday from 12 pm to 5 pm for 1/2-priced bottles of wine. All are welcome. 

Nov 26 Jan 23

Creatives: Small Gifts, Big IdeasOeno In the Annex

Oeno Gallery’s gift to you! Oeno Gallery in The Royal Annex presents an inspired collection of smaller artworks by fine contemporary artists. The artwork in this eclectic exhibition features the big ideas of multiple artists, including paintings, sculptures, ceramics, glass, and metalwork. Abstract. Minimalism. Pop. Realism- a range of genres. Find the perfect gift for your loved ones or yourself.

Featuring: Mark Bartkiw, David Cantine, Sophie DeFrancesca, Paul Duval, Floyd Elzinga, Aron Hill, Cheryl Wilson Smith, Heather Allen Hietala, Julie Himel, Peter Hoffer, Loren Kaplan, Burton Kramer, Gillie and Marc, Jana Osterman, Julia Reimer, Pat Service, Roch Smith, Ryan Van Der Hout, Alice Vander Vennen and Dmitry Yuzefovich.

For more information, please visit:

https://oenogallery.com/exhibitions/creatives-small-gifts-big-ideas/

In The Royal Annex from November 26 to January 23

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Jan 25 Jan 25

Winemakers’ Hour with Keint-He Winery & Vineyards

Welcome to Winemakers’ Hour hosted by The Royal Hotel. Join us every Wednesday for FREE wine tastings from local wineries from every corner of The County

Enjoy a variety of wines poured by the team at Keint-He Winery & Vineyards, on Wednesday, December 7, from 5 pm to 6 pm. 

Keint-He Winery will be pouring:

2021 Portage Rose
2021 Mourning Wood Unoaked Chardonnay
2019 Portage Pinot Noir

We look forward to seeing you there. 

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