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Aura Restaurant

2131 Lake Placid Road | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N1B2, Canada
+1 604-966-5711
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Ranked #15 of 168 restaurants in Whistler
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $9 - $37
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Canadian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

The food was cooked to perfection and presented like art. Lots of fresh vegies meant even a 3 course meal didn't feel too unhealthy. I hope I get to return soon.

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Allerød
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We had dinner here two evenings. The first evening we had the tasting menu, CAD 69,- which is great value for money. Good recommendation as to wines to go with the menu. We decided to book table for our second evening - and a special menu was made for us. The staff is very competent and we really liked the... More

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We stayed at Nita Lodge and were excited about the opportunity to try Aura. We were sitting on our balcony and notice the Chef and Kitchen staff on the roof about 4 PM. They were harvesting herbs and fresh vegetables and little did we know at the time this would be used in our meal. We were seated inside the... More

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Romsey
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

We stopped off for lunch mid-way through a circular walk from Whistler and what a surprise 'deep fried crispy poached egg. Unique in my 40 year dining experience! So impressed by lunch that we went back in the evening for dinner. beautiful setting for a romantic dinner even after 40 years of marriage. The Moon Curser Tempranillo was excellent well... More

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West Kelowna, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I attended the Wine-makers dinner featuring Summer Hill Winery from Kelowna. The dinner included a five course meal with pairings from Summer Hill. The CEO of Summer Hill, Ezra Cipes, did a fantastic job of pairing wines with the food. Each food course was amazing. The tuna tostados, and the lobster with halibut were my favourites. Chef, Paul Moran explained... More

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NitaManager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We really appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We were delighted that you could join us for this special event and are pleased to hear that you had the memorable dining experience that we strive to provide to all our valued guests. Kind Regards, Stephanie Noel, Restaurant and... More

Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

As we were staying at Nita Lake Lodge, we decided to eat at Aura on our first night in Whistler. We sat on the patio, and because it was getting late, we were given a heater and soft blankets in case we got cold. We had a stunning view of Nita Lake to enjoy as we ate our perfectly cooked... More

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Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Unfortunately, I cannot write only amazing things about this restaurant. Our dinner was one of the best dining experiences we have ever had - fresh, quality food and great service. Highly recommended. Breakfast on the other hand was a disaster. Our server mixed up most of our order, with the rest of the family getting wrong orders. This was quickly... More

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NitaManager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your review. Our guest satisfaction is our utmost priority and your feedback is very important to us. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your dinner with us! We strive to provide a level of service which is attentive, customized and personal and I am truly sorry that this was not the case... More

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We ate here during our stay at the hotel. To be honest we weren't expecting too much, purely because we don't normally eat in the hotel restaurants. Aura was exceptional. The food and wine tasting menu was incredible. The waiter was knowledgeable and friendly. Lovely setting, overlooking the lake. Highly recommend!

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We couldn't choose what to have from the menu so we went for the 6 course taster which, at $69, is excellent value. Beautiful and imaginative ingredients presented so well. Stand-out dishes were the albacore tuna with tostada, and also the corn purée on one of the dishes. Excellent, excellent quality all round with a a table,overlooking the pretty Nita... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This restaurant has very elegant, warm, cosy interior. The staff is really nice and helpful, but most importantly the food is stunning. I ate a salad made with greens from their own garden with delicious sherry dressing. Then I had a superb duck breast with cherries, which was a bit raw, but it didn't spoil my overall opinion. The best... More

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