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Bow Valley Grill - CLOSED

405 Spray Avenue | Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
+1 403-762-6860
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (118 reviews)
“prime rib” (30 reviews)
“roast beef” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Grill, Canadian
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
405 Spray Avenue | Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
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11 - 20 of 462 reviews

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Good buffet. Plus an al carte menu. Skip the menu, the food will be delivered cold. Go for the toaster first, 4 slots for the entire restaurant. Be flexible, sometimes what you want won't be there. Some areas to avoid: charcuterie and cheese. Just terrible....More

Thank EyeForget
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. I am sorry to hear about your disappointment with breakfast. This is clearly not the type of breakfast we wish any of our guests to experience. I have shared your...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

On arriving at our accommodation we choose this restaurant for dinner and were not disappointed. My wife ate the slow cooked pork shoulder which was tender and packed with flavor. My steak the 10 oz signature was presented slightly under tender in parts but was...More

Thank David W W
Jeffrey C, Food And Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your positive dining experience with us on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled to hear you and your wife enjoyed your dinner with us. We will be sure to share your feedback with our team....More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

We ate here the morning before we checked out and had a good brunch. the food and service were good, not remarkable in any way, but my eggs were poached well, and the mimosas were strong. There was also a santa at the front of...More

Thank Mandy C
Jeffrey C, Food and Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your dining experience with us on Trip Advisor. Mimosas are the perfect way to start the day in the Rocky Mountains! We hope to welcome to back for a holiday brunch in the future....More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Enjoyed a lovely dining experience in a well-appointed dining room!! Our waiter was friendly & attentive. The food was amazing! A lovely evening celebrating 50 years of marriage.

Thank P4450YYwilliamc
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. It was wonderful to hear that you were able to celebrate such a special occasion with us! We look forward to welcoming you back again. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 26 September 2017

The Bow Valley Grill has an unbelievable spread for breakfast, so many varieties-so much food. We ate there on two mornings. The individually cooked omelettes were delicious. The coffee was excellent. The only buffet breakfast I have ever been to that was larger was at...More

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Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Dear Valued Guest, It was wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your recent visit and that you were able to join us throughout your stay. Sounds like the perfect way to start a day in the Rockies! Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

We enjoyed the breakfast buffet each morning. Lots of choices so everyone was happy. Six of us ate dinner here and it was the best filet of our trip. Charred on the outside, rare in the middle, and lots of flavor. Everyone liked the food...More

Thank 100db
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Dear Valued Guest, It was wonderful to hear that you were able to join us throughout your stay. Our team always loves to hear such positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 25 September 2017

I don't give many 5-stars reviews, but the brunch buffet here deserves it. So much choice, so be sure to look over the ENTIRE buffet before you fill up on hashbrowns. Eggs benedict--very good. Tacos? Very flavourful with great options. Some of the best curries...More

Thank jlambv
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review on TripAdvisor. It was wonderful to hear how much you and your guests enjoyed your recent brunch. Our team always loves to hear such positive feedback. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

While walking about in Banff, we happened to visit the Fairmont Banff Springs. I was able to persuade my reluctant wife to try the weekday lunch buffet at the Bow Valley, even though it was a bit expensive for a buffet lunch. But the experience...More

Thank chefvogts
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for writing such a lovely review on TripAdvisor. It was great to hear that you were able to join us for our weekday lunch buffet during your recent visit to Banff. I shared your comments with our culinary team as...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

We had a wonderful dinner in the Bow Valley Grill as well as a breakfast buffet each morning. The food was very good and the service was fantastic. I wish I could remember the waitresses name we had for dinner. She was fun and full...More

Thank mgdevine
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. It was wonderful to hear that you were able to join us throughout your stay and that the service provided was so memorable. Our team always loves to hear such positive feedback. We look...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Loved this meal, remarkable variety of food with all of it delicious. From the restaurant there are great views and before or after roaming inside and outside the Fairmont is highly recommended.

Thank mdh4276
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Dear Valued Guest, It was wonderful that you were able to join us for Brunch! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Our team always loves to hear such positive feedback. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$25 - US$33
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Grill, Canadian
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Spray Avenue | Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus service run by the town which runs approximately every 40 minutes into Banff. Fare is $2.00 per person. The bus operates daily from 6:35 a.m. until 11:15 p.m. The bus stop is located directly outside the front of the hotel on Spray Ave.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-6860
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Fairmont Banff Springs
Description
Savour the very best in authentic Rocky Mountain cuisine at the Bow Valley Grill - home to our legendary weekend brunch. Enjoy majestic views of Banff National Park in a relaxed family friendly atmosphere that celebrates the spirit of the outdoors, with handcrafted sculptures and tables constructed by local Albertan artisans. An impressive open kitchen provides an opportunity to see our talented chefs in action as they create delectable meals using seasonal organic produce and a focus from farm to table. *Please note that the Bow Valley Grill will be closing as of January 01, 2018
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