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Aura Restaurant

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2131 Lake Placid Road | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N1B2, Canada
+1 604-966-5711
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 20
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  • 9
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great restaurant. Great bar.

We always go here over Christmas. The setting on the lake is spectacular. The hotel lobby gorgeous with beautiful art and furniture. Food carefully prepared. The bar next door is also a must-do. Great vibe. We've eaten there if Aura full.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
MEAK
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British Columbia, Canada
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British Columbia, Canada
Top Contributor
272 reviews 272 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We always go here over Christmas. The setting on the lake is spectacular. The hotel lobby gorgeous with beautiful art and furniture. Food carefully prepared. The bar next door is also a must-do. Great vibe. We've eaten there if Aura full.

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Whistler, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We decided to splurge for a night out and chose Aura. It really lived up to our expectations. Our server Erin was fabulous in every way possible! The food was tasty and fresh and we had a great view of the lake to eat dinner to.

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NitaManager, General Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Steve for this awesome review on your last visit in Aura and great to hear too you appreciated our server Erin's service. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Denis Cote Food & Beverage Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Came for the set menu, had a drink in the bar beforehand, good atmosphere. The restaurant itself was quite empty although the private room was full. The view across the lake and setting were lovely and it was good to escape the rather more sterile atmosphere of Whistler Village. However, the food was mediocre - the crab cakes too salty... More 

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NitaManager, General Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write this review for your dinner experience and sorry to hear it didn't meet your expectations. We hope to see you again, so we can meet your expectations all by maintaining our quality, friendly service. Best Regards, Denis Cote Food & Beverage Manager More 

Halifax, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We both enjoyed the tasting menu selection. Unusual and delicious dishes beautifully presented. Use of great ingredients. In Summer the evening views would be even better out across the lake. We would definitely eat here agin on a return visit to Whistler Creekside.

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NitaManager, General Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your experience in Aura. We sure hope to have you back next time! Sincerely, Denis Cote Food & Beverage Manager More 

British Columbia, Canada
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is the restaurant inside of Nita Lake Lodge. The room package we booked included hot breakfast on both mornings. We dined here for Breakfast and Dinner so I will break down the review for both: Breakfast Day 1 - I had the Nita Breakfast with sausage and potatoes - it was a good serving size and wasn't super greasy... More 

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NitaManager, General Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Hannah, Thank you for the valuable feedback and for taking the time to write a review. We hope to see you again next time you are in Whistler and at Nita Lake Lodge. Sincerely, Denis Cote Food & Beverage Manager More 

Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We had breakfast and dinner here every day on our 1 week stay in whistler and everything we had was delicious, fresh and arrived very promptly. the steak was the best piece of beef both of us have ever had. I could not say a bad thing about anything on the menu! i loooved there freshly baked gluten free bread... More 

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NitaManager, General Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your great review and we love to see our guests enjoying our food and service. We will share your great feedback with Amy as well! Sincerely, Denis Cote Food & Beverage Manager More 

Perth, Australia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Tip for tourists visiting Whistler at Christmas. Book ahead for dinner and/or visit some of the restaurants like Aura, away from the village. We had an enjoyable and relaxing dinner at Aura Restaurant. The décor is elegant and well appointed. For main course our table of four had nice dishes of trout, duck and braised beef short ribs. Opinions on... More 

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NitaManager, General Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for visiting us and great to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you again next time you are in Whistler. Best Regards, Denis Cote Food & Beverage Manager More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Bread - only when you ask. Am hour till the first of three courses is too much. Busy night? Nope, less than 1/3 occupied!!!

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NitaManager, General Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear guest, Sorry to hear about your visit at Aura. The wait time is definitely not within our standards. I hope you will give us another try and turn it into a positive experience for you. Sincerely, Denis Cote Food & Beverage Manager More 

Whistler, Canada
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We came here for a meal in January upon a recommendation and, my word, it did not disappoint. The whole experience was excellent. We arrived early and relaxed in the hotel bar lounge prior to our meal and tried some great cocktails. The meal, in the restaurant was amazing. Everything from the service to the wine to the food itself... More 

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NitaManager, General Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, So glad to hear you enjoyed your dining experience with us in Aura and thank you for the time to let us know. We are looking forward to your next visit. Warm Regards, Denis Cote Food & Beverage Manager More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

one time perfect service and the 2bd time a lot less ; cannot beat the food though, but expect to spent at least $60 / head for two courses and a few drinks.

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NitaManager, General Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Thank you for your visit and for your feedback. We will make sure our service is up to your satisfaction next time you visit us. Best Regards, Denis Cote Food & Beverage Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2131 Lake Placid Road | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N1B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Whistler
  • Phone Number: +1 604-966-5711

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 33
  • Cuisine: Canadian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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