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Larkspur Lounge

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Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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300 Mountain Avenue | Rimrock Resort Hotel, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J2, Canada
+1 403-762-1848
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Calgary, Canada
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95 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed sitting in a beautiful dinning room next to large windows facing a mountain valley with a wood burning fireplace crackling in the background. The service was was good with an attentive waitress (Anne from New Brunswick). The food was okay but not what you would expect considering the cost.

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Thank freezer_12
Calgary, Canada
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47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beverage list was extensive; the menu is abbreviated compared to the Primrose or Eden, but had a children's menu! Lots of comfortable seating with great views and wonderful staff. The Steak and Frites were tasty, and the Gooseberry Creme Brûlée was terrific!

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Thank BT685
Edmonton, Canada
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1,193 reviews
692 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 509 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted something quick for dinner so we ordered fish tacos. It came with two large tacos, coleslaw and green tossed salad. For $19 it was s generous portion. We sat at a window table so enjoyed the mountain view with spring snow falling. The tacos were delicious.

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Thank kpatters
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting with magnificent views. The food was delicious as we relaxed gazing at the huge open fireplace. Kids menu was excellent.

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Thank afclovers1
1 review
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Nice atmosphere and pretty views. However, the burger I ordered was awful. Bun was over toasted and burger patty crumbled because it was so over done. Fixings were very minimal and burger came with no sauce. I asked the server if this was how the burger was supposed to come and received a rude response saying the burger came with... More 

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Thank Ben C
Rimrock_Mgr, Manager at Larkspur Lounge, responded to this review

Many Thanks for providing Your Feedback Ben. We are sorry your experience in The Larkspur Lounge did not meet your expectations. As we always strive to deliver the highest quality of food and customer service we are naturally very disappointed with your review and have attempted to contact you in the hope to ascertain further details of your visit to... More 

Fort Frances, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is an elegant Lounge/Restaurant,located in the Rimrock hotel, yet it has a warm and relaxing atmosphere. Gather around the enormous fireplace or enjoy the breathtaking views from every window. There is a varied menu to appeal to most appetites and each item we ordered surpassed our expectations, especially the sampler platter which two adults were unable to finish. Prices... More 

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Thank Gglow41
Alberta
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84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We have had many snacks and drinks in this lounge over the years and have always found it to be a very nice and relaxing environment. While it can be quite busy on the weekends, it is very quiet and pleasant during the week. We have also really enjoyed the snacks we have ordered here. We especially recommend the Healthy... More 

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Thank DrPAlberta
Chorley, United Kingdom
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270 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Is an open area next to reception and when we tried to reserve a table we were advised to wait until one came free which made it difficult as others were also waiting , however we managed to get a table, food was good staff very friendly, there is also an outside balcony but it was too cold to dine... More 

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Thank cnomis
Bristol
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184 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Ate here twice whilst staying at the Rimrock, firstly in the lounge area itself with a view of the mountains then the next day in the more cosy bar area off to one side. Food was plentiful and there were enough options for my picky hubby to be happy but not so many that choice was tricky. Recommendation of a... More 

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Thank maiday
Canada
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121 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This is a big open air area in the lobby of the Rimrock. Does not feel like a restaurant. It can be confusing where/how to get food. Has excellent nachos here . Recommended for a few drinks and appetizers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Mountain Avenue | Rimrock Resort Hotel, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-1848
  • This restaurant is at Rimrock Resort Hotel
Description
The Larkspur Lounge is located in the main lobby; come and enjoy a delicious martini whilst cuddled up in front of the roaring fireplace. Relax in the Larkspur either day or night and enjoy lunch or a light snack to compliment your favourite beverages. We offer a wide selection of wines by the glass, rare whiskies, cognacs and other fine spirits. Our specialty martini and cocktail list is an opportunity to try our bartender’s unique and delicious creations.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?