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Larkspur Lounge

$$ - $$$
Bar, Canadian, Pub
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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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Alberta
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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258 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Bristol
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175 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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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Canada
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Florida
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68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The Larkspur Lounge is located in the Rimrock Hotel. The hotel is "plush" with very warm woods & decorating throughout. Larkspur Lounge is located just off the lobby. Upon entering the lounge you are struck by the very special mountain view. For lunch we the fish & chips (excellent with a light tarter sauce ) & creme brûlée which was... More 

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Thank Peter R
Titchfield, United Kingdom
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376 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We opted to dine here one night whilst staying at the rimrock and what a find. Steak was cooked just right and sweet potato fries went down a treat. Rimrock coffee of baileys, tia maria and grand marnier was a perfect ending to a perfect meal . Atmosphere was very relaxed too. Excellent service.

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Thank maddiePortsmouth
Strathmore, Canada
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184 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This lounge has a great view and the last couple of years they are offering a lunch special there . Two choices with a recommended drink beer or a wine for a reasonable price . Great service Friendly staff good food and portion size . Good idea and keeps me coming back for a visit.

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Thank Chbaldwin B
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106 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Had 2 evening meals at this lounge. Had the beef burgher on 1 occasion and the beef sandwich on the other occasion. Big portions on both occasions. Beef steak sandwich was cooked correct to my requirement of medium rare. Burgher was very tasty. Excellent table service from waiting staff. On our second visit we had a couple of cocktails. The... More 

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Thank Trehwfa38
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

After a bad experience at the Primrose, my partner and I went to the Larkspur lounge to get something to eat. We sat ourselves as the sign directed. Not 2 minutes later we were told the table was reserved. There are no reservations at the lounge and we felt insulted. They asked for us to wait and the next table... More 

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Thank Thom S
Rimrock_Mgr, Manager at Larkspur Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. We apologize for the 'seat yourself' confusion procedure and that your dish was not to satisfaction. Just to clarify; the table you choose for seating was already requested by patrons who were already in the lounge waiting, this was not a reservation, it was a simple gesture to accommodate a earlier request from guests... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

The food was very good and the view excellent from the balcony table. I had the chef's special which was a Cuban with peppers which added just a enough heat.

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Thank Mark D
Rimrock_Mgr, Manager at Larkspur Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience and posting a great review. We look forward to serve you on your next visit. More 

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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
USD 6 - USD 16
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, Pub
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
Romantic, View, Bar Scene
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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