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Fairview Dining Room

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111 Lake Louise Drive | at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
+1 403-522-1601
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Savour the very best in contemporary Canadian cuisine at The Fairview...
Savour the very best in contemporary Canadian cuisine at The Fairview. Stylish décor, spectacular views and attentive service create the perfect ambiance for a memorable dining experience at The Fairview.
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Good for:
Romance
Special occasions

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  • 143
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  • 60
    Very good
  • 23
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  • 10
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A must experience

There are lower cost options but if you travel all the way to LL, stay at the magnificent Fairmont - you just have to have a meal at the Dining Room - we chose afternoon tea (and didn't then need dinner) and it was just superb - sensational sandwiches, luscious cakes and unique tea - with great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Melbourne
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Melbourne
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

There are lower cost options but if you travel all the way to LL, stay at the magnificent Fairmont - you just have to have a meal at the Dining Room - we chose afternoon tea (and didn't then need dinner) and it was just superb - sensational sandwiches, luscious cakes and unique tea - with great service (and yet... More 

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Princeton, NJ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

- The waiting staff couldn't explain what was in the dishes. They just put the food down and walked away. - The amuse-bouche was a cold soup in a small glass. One of us only got a half glass, while mine was filled to the brim. Shouldn't the waitress notice the "fill-level" was different? - Seared foie gras was completely... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Even though we were staying at the Post Hotel, we couldn't resist having the prix fixe dinner at the Fairview Dining Room of the Fairmont so we could enjoy another late afternoon-early evening view of Lake Louise. The food at the Fairview was quite good, especially the Quebec Foie Gras Duo appetizer. The venison was not as good as I... More 

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new hampshire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Room service was better. The waitress upon first encounter did not make eye contact with our teenaged son, so he left dinner feeling insulted. Our food was adequate, nothing memorable however for the cost.

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Seattle, Washington
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We ate dinner there during a five day stay at the Fairmont. The food was amazing, I had the best elk ever there, downside was the ambience and the temperature of the room was too high. The dining room feels really big and almost dining hall like, which takes away from the dining experience. The food however is outstanding the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We had dinner at the Fairmont room during our stay while Ice Magic was being held. Couldn't get a reservation until 8:30, a busy place. A wedding next door to the dining room increased the noise a bit, not too distracting. Tried some different cocktails from the menu, should have stuck to our favorites, just not our flavor. Meals were... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Service was excellent but the food was just OK. The appetizer short ribs was served in less than room temperature. If you are looking for a good high end restaurant, visit the Post Hotel restaurant.

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Perth
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Food ok IF you can get a table as they don't care that you are a guest of the hotel and cater more for the day visitors

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virginia
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132 reviews 132 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Our two families with 3 children enjoyed dining at the Fairview dining room with a gorgeous view and wonderful service over the holidays. We ordered from the 3 course tasting menu and our youngest ordered from the kid's menu which is a nice option for those with younger children that the Fairmont offers. We were glad that we made reservations... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

On my last day I stopped here from some tea. I highly suggest getting the Maple tea. It is a delight. Plus, the view is of Lake Louise. Must I say more?

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 Lake Louise Drive | at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: +1 403-522-1601

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 40

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions

Description

Savour the very best in contemporary Canadian cuisine at The Fairview. Stylish décor, spectacular views and attentive service create the perfect ambiance for a memorable dining experience at The Fairview.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?