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Rundle Lounge

Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L1J4, Canada
+1 403-762-2211
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Ranked #29 of 121 restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $22
Cuisines: Barbecue, Hamburgers, Bar, Family Fare
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: 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.
Description: Pleasant and bright by day, enchanting and intimate by night, the Rundle Lounge is where you can explore tried and true drinks of yesteryear. Compliment your spectacular view of the Bow Valley with a wide selection of fine wines, international beers, an extensive list of scotches & ports, and an all day dining menu!
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

After a fantastic afternoon tea at Fairmont on Vancouver island myself and a friend thought we would have another afternoon tea whilst the husband's played golf. We booked three days in advance and requested one gluten free tea. We were informed this would not be a problem. On arrival it became clear that the gluten free message had not for... More

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California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

If you want to eat perfectly prepared food and have a fantastic view of the Canadian Rockies, you must visit the Rundle lounge for lunch or dinner. We ate a fish sandwich($18 and pricy but delivicious), baby green salad($14), and one of the best fish chowders I have ever tasted($12). We also had a fantastic(small portion but presented beautifully and... More

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Chicago, IL
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

The fairmont hotels in the Canadian Rockies are landmarks. But most of us canny afford them for accommodations. All the travel books and blogs recommend going to the fairmonts for afternoon tea, but even that seems formal. (we are a family with 2 sons aged 5 and 9). But the best kept secret is LUNCH at their action restaurants -... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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141 reviews 141 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We had lunch here one day and it was special. We ate outside and had a great table with a wonderful view. All of the tables have a wonderful view. The staff is friendly and very efficient. Our server, Davis, was so agreeable and took photos of our group (with multiple cameras)! The food was good. We split burgers and... More

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Fountain Valley
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156 reviews 156 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

After walking Banff we returned to The Banff Springs hotel hot and thirsty. We found the Rundle Lounge. The furniture was very and our drinks were great.

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morpeth
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We visited twice, the room is spacious with a fantastic view to the river and the Rockies. Our waiter on the second visit was a bit 'over the top'! He seemed insincere. Food average to good.

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Plattsburgh, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We ate here several times. The pub food was delicious. We had their homemade ginger ale. It was amazing. It was a relaxed atmosphere with no pressure to hurry up.

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Digby, Canada
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11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The view from the lounge (especially the patio) is untouchable! And Fairmont's signature cocktails are delicious. The food was excellent, but the menu could stand to offer more selection (I believe there were approximate 5-7 items on the food menu). If you are in Banff you need to go here even if it is only for 1 drink!

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Tlell, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We had been looking forward to going for high tea and the 3 of us, my daughter, myself and a friend that lives in Banff went in May 2014. We decide to have the martini first as it was a special occasion . After the server delivered it , my daughter called her over and said excuse me but there... More

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Bangalore, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We dined in the patio on a noon for lunch. The menu options was only burger for a vegetarian. It was alright, nothing great but the view compensated it. We walked to the bow falls from inside the hotel and thoroughly enjoyed the walk.

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