Small, intimate and chock full of award-winning wines. Sign me up! The Grapes Wine Bar showcases your gourmet faves while offering the perfect wine pairing. Your taste buds will thank you as you indulge in their cured meats, beautiful charcuterie plates and freshly baked breads.
109 Lake Louise Drive
$ 36 - $ 92
Canadian cuisine at the peek of its freshness. This is what farm to table means at the Fairview dining room. Organic produce and talented chefs use seasonal flavours to make their cuisine shine and dance across your taste buds. Treat yourself to the Alberta Beef Tenderloin or the Roasted Rack of Lamb expertly prepared just for you. The onsite sommelier will make sure you pick the very best wine to accompany every bite of your dish. Their selection is anything but ordinary, and Wine Spectator agrees. They have honoured them with the "Award of Excellence" two years in a row.
Make sure you leave room for dessert and savour the flavour of Crème brûlée or the ever popular ‘Taste of Canada’ featuring various maple flavoured goodies. For the cherry on top, make sure you take in as much as you can of the breathtaking view. This dining experience is one you will truly never forget.
Long day? The day is over, indulge in playtime, and where else but Earl’s? Earl’s offers an energetic atmosphere that is perfect for enjoying your comfort food faves while sipping on one of their specialty cocktails. This is not your average pub food. With everything from their dynamite sushi roll to the chicken, brie and fig sandwich, their menu will delight and excite your tummy.
109 Spray Avenue
$15 - $25
Authentic and delicious Chinese food is not always easy to come by. For over 26 years, Silver Dragon has been serving up the freshest and best Chinese food available in this hemisphere. Enjoy classics like Honey Garlic Spareribs, and Mu Shu Duck artfully prepared with a true Chinese authenticity.
Family owned and operated, the Dragon is sure to satisfy even the toughest of Chinese cuisine critics. With a contemporary dining room adorned with red lanterns, this Banff favourite also boasts views from three sides of the restaurant. Talk about a meal with a view.
229 Bear Street
$ 15 - $ 20
Sometimes you just need a native touch to create the best cuisine. That’s why Masala’s two chefs are from the northern and southern regions of India, guaranteeing genuine and incredibly delicious Indian dishes. Masala’s wood-fired tandoori clay often and classic Indian delicacies make them a true standout. Picky eaters fear not, with 65 item menus, you are bound to find something to make your mouth water. Choose from items like Beef Roganjosh, Butter Chicken and Samosas to fill up your belly.
Delight in the classic Indian and Hindu décor and soak in the gorgeous view of Wolf Street and Cascade Mountain. Add some spice to your life at Masala, we could all use it.
El Toro is a truly international experience, defined as Canadian with influences from Spain and Mexico. This chic and upscale dining experience offers the ultimate in breakfast and dinner. Keep it international and snack on some tapas with your table or opt for one of their tasty main dishes like the braised lamb shoulder or the chicken and chorizo penne. How about some vino? El Toro offers an extensive wine list which will make any connoisseur smile. Don’t forget to top of your meal with the El Toro standout, Banana flambéed.
While you’re visting Banff, make sure to stop by the Cascade shops. This is not your average mall. Here you will find a touch of Banff culture with Canadian Ski Museum West. Exhibits sprinkled throughout the shops allow you to stop and admire Banff culture as you are browsing through the many shops.