The Merchant Warehouse

The Merchant Warehouse

Retro Cafe and Wine Bar is situated on 16 Water Street in historic Woody Point. See Woody Point in a fun, unique, and memorable way at the Merchant Warehouse. It is one of the NEWEST ATTRACTIONS in Gros Morne National Park combining nightlife, nature, sightseeing, and pub & grub dining in this awesome historic property.


Our newly restored warehouse sits directly on the water featuring unobstructed views of the beautiful Bonne Bay. Surrounded by windows and hosting the largest outdoor patio on the waterfront, the Merchant Warehouse is an ideal location for you to relax and enjoy with a spectacular backdrop of the majestic water at night and a stylish by-the-bay ambience.

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The Merchant is the perfect option for small weddings, receptions, retreats, business meetings, etc.  Please call us for a consultation so we may meet with you and take you through our options and venues.


At Woody Point’s ultimate destination, you will have an unforgettable experience.


For more information on what the Merchant on the water has to offer you, contact us for the “Ultimate Authentic Experience”.

Entertainment at the Merchant
From dances, theatre, concerts, local ‘kitchen stylin’ . . . you’ll find it here.


This location is perfect for :

  • Parties
  • Dances
  • Weddings
  • Receptions
  • Retreats
  • Business meetings

Join us at the Merchant for a true taste of Newfoundland. Watch the whales frolic in the bay and catch the breeze on your cheek as you enjoy our dock overlooking beautiful Bonne Bay. The Merchant offers guests the feeling of being on the water without ever leaving land. With a picturesque outdoor patio and windows providing an spectacular view of the water from wherever you stand.


A family owned and operated business that prides itself on professional, friendly, and personal service.


Built for George C. Butt, Merchant, replacing the original fish warehouse destroyed by the 1922 waterfront fire – the building operated for many years as a storage facility for the family retail business and was recently restored and opened as a retro café, wine bar, and banquet/performance centre – The warehouse remains a family business, now 4th generation owned.

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