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“Tasty meal and good beer choice” 4 of 5 stars
Review of St. James Gate Irish Pub

St. James Gate Irish Pub
205 Wolf St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada
403-762-9355
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Ranked #22 of 132 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Irish, Pizza, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations
Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Tasty meal and good beer choice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

There is an extensive choice of beers here and we enjoyed a couple with our meal. The food was plentiful and tasty and the service was pleasant and efficient. Quite a busy place with a nice atmosphere.

Visited October 2013
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Calgary, Canada
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88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Charming and warm pub atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Saturday, November 2, 2013
Lunch
We were in town for my friend’s 40th birthday. We were all in good spirits and looking forward to a good Irish Pub Fair for lunch. This pub did not disappoint. It had the great homey ambience that you expect from an Irish Pub. It would be perfect for lunch or dinner.
Our server was excellent. She didn’t miss a beat and took every one of our needs to heart. She had no trouble even when I asked that we split the bills and add a portion of the birthday girl’s to each of the rest of the attendees.
The food was good. We had a Whiskey Chicken, 1 sirloin boxty, 2 seafood boxties and 2 fish & chips. The average cost of a lunch entrée was about $15.
I believe each and every one of our party of 6 would happily go to this restaurant again.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Savannah, Missouri
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88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Enjoyed our meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We had a nice meal and drink here during our vacation in August. It was very busy so we sat at the bar. We had a nice visit with a couple from Austria seated next to us. The food was prepared well and tasty.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto, Canada
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Popped in for afternoon drinks and a bite to eat. Service was painfully slow. Pub was no where near busy. Took ages to get a drink that we didn't bother to hang around to order food or another drink. Took just as long to get the check. Definitely not the positive experience that I have had in the past.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Bali, Indonesia
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Great pub”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Stopped in here for dinner a beer and some great conversation, was not disappointed. Great venue, and good pub style pub in big serves.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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