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Poppy Brasserie

111 Lake Louise Drive | Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L1E0 , Canada
+1 403-522-1601
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Ranked #16 of 29 restaurants in Lake Louise
Price range: $16 - $42
Cuisines: Canadian, Brasserie, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Delicious breakfast for the whole family is our specialty at the Poppy Brasserie. Indulge in our extensive breakfast buffet, choose from a wide variety of a la carte breakfast classics, or keep it light with our Fairmont Lifestyles Cuisine options. Your days in Lake Louise will be off to a great start as you enjoy the morning light and beautiful views from the expansive windows of our casual family breakfast restaurant.
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English first
Corvallis
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed this brunch more than the afternoon tea service @ the hotel. We all had filling breakfast and was pleasantly surprised with a good service. Yes, the view is not the best, I agree, but we are not here to enjoy the view like rooms upstairs. If they can open the shade in the morning, it is sufficient. All... More

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Calgary , Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

it does not get any better. Unfortunatly it is very busy and crowded , but that only attests to its Popularity and known Charm.

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Venice
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

At breakfast we waited 40 minutes for someone to take out order. At lunch, our sandwiches were something I'd expect to get at a roadside diner.

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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The food was just average and the server was so-so. Biggest disappointment was not being able to have breakfast out in the patio to enjoy the view.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We had one night at lake Louise during our recent trip to Canada. The hotel is amazing so no complaints there, however due to it's location most people eat at the restaurant. We opted for poppy brassiere. Gluten free options were limited and probably the most limited choice in all the places we ate out in in Canada. Everyone else... More

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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Wait staff were very caring and prompt, the view obviously very good. The food was at best average, paying 5-star prices for 1/2-1-star food. Not what one expects from a Fairmont Hotel and certainly not at Lake Louise. The "dining experience" as a whole at Chateau Lake Louise requires a complete overhaul.

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Greenwell Point, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The breakfast buffet was big and there was enough choices for everyone's taste. The silver service teapots were a nice touch and the staff friendly. Dinner was not the standard I expected and rated poorly in my opinion.

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I had the beef tip sandwich with au jus, the best I've had. Peggy had a hot ham and Swiss cheese sandwich, which she said also was very good. Jeremy was very helpful. We had a late dinner, 8:30 on Wednesday night, so it was not at all crowded and service was not an issue.

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

A very poorly managed breakfast restaurant that can't manage the hoards of people queued outside. One complete empty servery when we visited.

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San Ramon
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173 reviews 173 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Breakfast was fine. Dinner? Not so much. Service slow, food mediocre. Out of the wine my friend wanted a glass of. Nothing above average about this restaurant for dinner and I would have rather eaten in the bar there or the Fairview dining room or even the Deli.

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