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Aura Restaurant

2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
+1 604-966-5700
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
“duck” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 259 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Our meal was excellent, our server, Smiley, was one of the best we have ever had. The setting overlooking Nita lake with the snow capped mountains in the background, was beautiful. Thank you Aura.

Thank 504kk
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Genuinely, the $39 menu three course meal I had at Aura last night was one of the best meals of my life. Whether each dish was gluten free or vegan etc was clearly labelled so I didn't feel awkward asking about GF options. I had...More

Thank Kerry L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Nita lake hotel for my partner's birthday and went to the Aura restaurant for both dinner and brunch the next day. The staff were lovely and friendly and very helpful with dietary requirements. The dinner was very creative, both of us...More

Thank Amelia S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Free shuttle from Whistler Village to this wonderful lakeside restaurant and bar. Beautiful view of lake, with outside seating. After your meal take a walk along the paved path next to the lovely lake.More

Thank Southcityca
NitaManager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your dining experiences during your stay at the lodge and I have shared your comments with our team. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future!...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

I ate here will staying at Nita Lake Lodge. They have lots of good, healthy options. But in mid-November they did run out of food pretty early in the day. Could be because we were still in the slow season.More

Thank Elena R
NitaManager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for reviewing your Aura experience. We do try to keep a small, simple menu when working with seasonal produce to ensure all dishes are fresh and local. However, we truly value your feedback and I will share your comments with our...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017

The food was superb, the presentation equally great. The portion without any extras are generous and satisfying. To make the evening even nicer we had a super friendly server named Alicia.More

Thank Everydaypearls
NitaManager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive feedback. We are so glad you were able to enjoy the beauty of our setting by the lake and enjoyed your experience. Make sure to come see our new patio extension this summer, you will sure enjoy it...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

On our 15th visit to Whistler, we had a wonderful dinner at Aura. Normally we stay clear of restaurants located in hotels. However, out for a walk along the very snowy valley trail in the afternoon, we peaked into the lodge and restaurant when we...More

Thank EricW4555
NitaManager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive feedback. We are so glad you were able to enjoy the beauty of our setting by the lake and enjoyed your experience. Make sure to come see our new patio extension this summer, you will sure enjoy it...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017

The food was amazing but really expensive and the portions were small. Our server was friendly and attentive; great job!More

Thank Disasterpiece2020
NitaManager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for reviewing your Aura experience. We do try to keep a small, simple menu when working with seasonal produce to ensure all dishes are fresh and local. However, we truly value your feedback and I will share your comments with our...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

We went for a family meal at Aura as it was recommended by the concierge at our accommodation and was a short walk away. Unfortunately being the evening in February we couldn't take advantage of the views of Nita Lake but that didn't detract from...More

Thank JonnyOL
NitaManager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to write this review and for visiting us. It is so great to hear you and your Family enjoyed Aura Restaurant. We look forward to having you with us again next time! Kind Regards, David Auer – Food...More

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing location over looking nita lake. Winter 3 course special was fantastic. Relaxing mountain resort casual dining. Cozy lounge to relax in before or after dinner. Presentation and service was 5* Location is in Creekside so quieter and not so hectic as in whistler village....More

Thank emhopper
NitaManager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to write this review and for visiting us. It is so great to hear that you enjoyed Aura. We look forward to having you with us again next time! Kind Regards, David Auer – Food & Beverage Manger...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:30
Monday
07:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:30
Thursday
07:30 - 21:30
Friday
07:30 - 21:30
Saturday
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Whistler
  • Phone Number: +1 604-966-5700
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Description
Fresh. Casual. Local. Inspired and influenced by our people, our place and our produce, AURA creates a casual and comfortable dining experience in a unique lakeside setting. Whether it's freshly-caught salmon from the west coast of BC or black trumped mushrooms foraged from the forest around us, we create unforgettable dishes using lovingly-harvested seasonal ingredients and then we share it with friends. Fresh and local, Chef Dean celebrates all things BC. We are passionately committed to offering the freshest ingredients by presenting a seasonal menu that is locally focused and globally artistic, cultivating a healthy relationship between our plates and our planet. Served lakeside and with a smile, join us at AURA for breakfast, dinner or your next special event.