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Rundle Lounge

€€ - €€€, , Vegetarian Friendly
405 Spray Avenue | Banff Alberta, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
+1 403-762-2211
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
405 Spray Avenue | Banff Alberta, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is magical! My fiance and I traveled to Banff and spent Saturday evening in the Rundle Lounge. The view of the mountains is incredible. The decor is classy, and the food looked and tasted wonderful. The icing on top was an incredible live...More

Thank garnold91
Jeffrey C, Food and Beverage Manager at Rundle Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your review with us on Trip Advisor. We strive to create an all encompassing dining experience for our guests with live music, views of the stunning Rocky Mountains, delicious food, and friendly faces. We are excited to welcome...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a large upscale lounge serving most expected drinks and a variety of local and international wines. Prices are as expected, the service is good. Some salty snacks are offered with an order of beverages..More

Thank GinnyKelowna
Jeffrey C, Food and Beverage Manager at Rundle Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the lounge with us. The lounge is a fantastic place to have a beverage with friends while visiting Banff! We hope you are able to join us again soon. Warm regards,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We celebrated my mother's birthday with family and a friend with afternoon tea in the Rundle Lounge. First of all, the location is not the easiest to find. When I inquired about the location from one of the servers, she motioned upstairs and provided me...More

Thank ProfessorOT
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Rundle Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. It was wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your afternoon. I do apologize regarding your arrival experience. I have shared your comments with our leadership team to ensure a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A large group of us invaded the lounge as our conference day ended. The staff were well prepared. Service was fast and friendly. The atmosphere is interesting and engaging. Such history in this room.More

Thank Jim H
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Rundle Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. It was great to hear that you were able to join us while you were here for your conference. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It doesn't get better than this: High tea overlooking the Bow Valley with my wife! We couldn't finish all the food provided. It is all gourmet and delicious. The tea selection ranges from the common to the exotic. We tried a few and we were...More

Thank Alan D
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Rundle Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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 enjoyed your Afternoon Tea with your wife! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here twice and both times were unimpressed. The service was lacking for a lounge inside the best hotel in Banff. My friends and I sat for lunch and had to flag down the service staff 3 times. First to ask for the menu,...More

Thank flashpackernomad
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Rundle Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. I am sorry to hear about your disappointment during your recent visit. This is clearly not the type of experience we wish any of our guests to encounter. Our goal...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

I've been fortunate to stay at the Banff Springs a few times. This time we stayed elsewhere but I wanted to treat my wife to High Tea at the Rundle. Make a reservation to avoid being disappointed. Choose from a long list of teas on...More

Thank timwit61
Jeffrey C, Food and Beverage Manager at Rundle Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your positive dining experience with us on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We do recommend coming hungry! We hope to welcome you back to the Castle again in the future....More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Four of us had tea at the Rundle and the view is gorgeous looking at the mountains. The food was plentiful and delicious. I was expecting a small amount of tasting items with tea but there was so much variety that we were "stuffed" after...More

Thank jh4au
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Rundle Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 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 enjoyed your visit. Our team always loves to hear such positive feedback. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 29 September 2017

nice place to go have a quick snack and hang out with amazing mountain views. nightly live music. All the seating is very specialized so youre not just sitting at a table but a coffee table and a couch or something unique. great visit!

Thank TCM327
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Rundle Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. It was wonderful to hear that you were able to join us in the lounge during your recent visit. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 26 September 2017

Attentive service, killer smoked salmon sandwich and cold beer...excellent cauliflower soup, grilled cheese too. The wait staff put us onto a great lake drive around Minnewanka. But the view has the show here, out the back of the Fairmont Banff Springs. Best enjoyed around 11am...be...More

Thank Erik R
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Rundle Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. It was wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your recent visit. We have to agree, 11:00am, just as we open is the perfect time to arrive! Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage...More

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Response from stefanieadams09 | Reviewed this property |
You sure can split. I did this a few times while there with friends!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Spray Avenue | Banff Alberta, 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 closest bus stop is located directly out the front of the hotel on Spray Ave.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-2211
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Description
Pleasant and bright by day, enchanting and intimate by night, the Rundle Lounge is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy Banff's best mountain views. Travel the world one cocktail at a time with our Fairmont Modern Classics menu, or sip from an extensive selection of international beer, scotch and port. Be sure to sample our seasonally inspired all-day dining menu featuring delicious shareable appetizers, soups, salads, gourmet sandwiches and burgers from the grill.
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