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Lakeview Lounge

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 #3 of 29 restaurants in Lake Louise
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $19
Cuisines: Tapas, Healthy, Canadian, Wine Bar
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Description: Spend quality down-time admiring our very best views of Lake Louise and the Victoria Glacier while sipping your favourite Fairmont Modern Classics cocktail or one of our outstanding wines from the newly renovated contemporary Lakeview Lounge. Featuring seasonally inspired lunch fare and a deliciously shareable evening tapas menu, the Lakeview Lounge offers guests a one-of-a-kind dining experience surrounded by architectural and natural beauty.
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Englewood, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I had salmon tapas that were good with a salad and dessert. My husband had duck egg rolls and a dessert. I had a glass of wine and he had a beer. The bill was $100.00. The main problem with any restaurant in this hotel was how highly priced it was. If a restaurant is highly priced I expect impeccable... More

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

It was summer so too hot to sit next to a window but the view was stunning just the same. Good service and food plus a good wine list

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Houston
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Lunch on the outdoor terrace at the Lakeview lounge was a treat. With Lake Louise and the Victoria Glacier as the backdrop, the views are stunning. The food was good (try the sliders) and the service acceptable given the crowd on Sunday afternoon. A little pricey, but you are paying the view.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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124 reviews 124 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Four of us had lunch on the patio, and although it was a bit cool, we had the most breathtaking views around of Lake Louise. The cocktails, food and service were all excellent, but they do come at a high price. But if the sun is out on the lake, I think it's worth the splurge.

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Glen Carbon, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Specifically came here to eat lunch, several options available but chose this one based on menu options. Really was quite disappointed in food quality and expected much more. Had the "vegetable" soup, it turned out to be a pureed vegetable but extremely thin more like a broth just ok. Manager asked if everything was ok and told her about soup... More

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taipei
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

we ate here for dinner because everything else was full, it really did not have enough dishes serving at dinner. more a lunch place, don't come for dinner.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The place for a laid-back bite and drink with your partner or with family in front of a fantastic view. Superb quick, efficient service from bartender and waiters. Can get noisy due it being located right off the main lobby and adjacent to shopping area within the hotel.

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Malibu, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Had a "tapas" dinner, was pretty good. Service was good. Weather permitting, sit outside and enjoy the view.

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Toronto
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stopped and had lunch here on a Friday afternoon while touring the area with out of town family. I've previously eaten here before and had a really good experience and thought it would be a great spot to have lunch as you truly can not beat the view of Lake Louise. We were seated promptly and waited a few... More

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Digby, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We stopped here to see Lake Louise and have a bite to eat on our way to Banff from Jasper. The view was spectacular, the charcuterie was great, and the cocktails were excellent (Fairmont signature cocktails!).

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