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“Wonderful Surprise!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Waldhaus Restaurant

Waldhaus Restaurant
Fairmont Banff Springs | Separate Location From Banff Springs Hotel, Off Property, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L1J4, Canada (Formerly Waldhaus Pub)
+1 403-762-6860
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Ranked #30 of 128 Restaurants in Banff
Price range: $22 - $43
Cuisines: European, German, Swiss, Fondue
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: There is a bus service run by the town which runs approximately every 40 minutes into Banff. Fare is $2.00 per person. The bus operates daily from 6:35 a.m. until 11:15 p.m. See the concierge desk for a town bus schedules which are subject to change without notice.
Description: Nestled in the woods above the Bow and Spray rivers, you will find our Bavarian cottage-style Waldhaus Restaurant. Feast on a hearty menu featuring authentic Alpine cuisine, including Schnitzel and Fondue, in an atmosphere reminiscent of an old hunting cottage. Dark wood paneling, a large fireplace, and a beautiful wine cabinet housing an excellent wine selection, set the tone for a memorable dining experience in our "House in the Forest".
Miller Place, New York
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Wonderful Surprise!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

Found this place in an inroom publication. It is set up on a hill. If your staying at the hotel, I believe there is an easier route. Just feel you should know if there are any elderly folks in your party. We were staying in another hotel, so there was a tiny hike.It is absolutely charming. Food is good and service is top notch! It is pricey, but we were very happy!

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great food, great service, great beer!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013 via mobile

And great wine too. My wife and I made this our first stop when we arrived for a three night stay at Banff Springs. Bartender Jackson was a treat and was very friendly.
We were able to enjoy a nice fire outside the pub at intermission during the game. Wine list is wonderful. Beers on tap were delicious and food was epic. Make sure you pop in if you're at Banff Springs, you won't be disappointed!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Calgary, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Try the fondue.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

We went to the upstairs restaurant part for the fondue. It was a super relaxed enjoyable evening. The food was amazing and so was the service.

Visited February 2013
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Bristol
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“2013 visit”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Really enjoyed this place last year. It was pricey for drinks then but after the latest minor refurb works, prices for beers are a total disgrace. Avoid if you don't have deep pockets. A great shame as staff are great.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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St. Albert
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Cozy little getaway”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

A fantastic beer selection and beautiful location. The pub is just down the hill from the Hotel its self and offers a little get away from the hotel life as the staff seemed much more relaxed and the general feel was much more relaxed.

Visited December 2012
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