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“The other guys are right, fab cocktails and tasty comfort food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Terrace

The Terrace
222 Lynx St (Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel), Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
403-762-4433
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Ranked #20 of 124 Restaurants in Banff
Price range: $22 - $36
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Wolf St
Austin, Texas
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“The other guys are right, fab cocktails and tasty comfort food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

The Aussie cocktail maker was very good. The Lychee Caprioska was wonderful, especially to watch being made. My Gin Martini with Botanist Gin was very good too. The service from Sarah was impeccable, although the restaurant was empty, so we couldn't judge what they are like under pressure. The food was perfectly cooked and customised cooking requests were accommodated. A classy restaurant with great staff and food. Wines reasonably priced compared to the other 5 dot places in Banff.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Most enjoyable experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Last night I dined in the dining room at the Banff Park Lodge and was extremely pleased with my dining experience. The meal far surpassed my expectations! The presentation and flavours of the food was most enjoyable.
Reception upon check in was very pleasant and welcoming. The rooms have a modern touch and are very clean and comfortable.
The location of the hotel makes walking downtown Banff very acessible.
All in all, a most enjoyable stay.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Banff, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Culinary delight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

My husband and I went to the Terrace for a romantic night out. We had cocktails in the lounge which blew both of us away. I have been to the Banff Springs hotel and other fine establishments but have not had the care and finess of these bartenders! You have to try the Cucumber Collins made with 2 fresh lemons and 1/2 a muddled cucumber. Felt more like a spa cocktail then a lounge. We then were seated in a quite corner...wow, had the pumpkin ravioli,(I will be back for this) Amazing, then I had the Salmon and my husband had the duo of veal. As people who enjoy good dining we will become regulars! Price is amazing compared to similar restaurants in Banff.
We loved the food and the service. top notch!!!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Red Deer, Canada
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Disappointment!!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013 via mobile

We went here after looking on trip advisor and there was so many good review of this place. We were completely disappointed!! The food was over all to much and to complicated! Scallops were defiantly not cooked well no sear yet over done. Venison carpaccio had to much going on. Veal cheeks where very soft but description said Brussels sprout and it came out with one shredded sprout. I had the salmon the sauce was way to sweet!! Even the drinks were awful! And it cost 120!! Way to much for place who is desperately trying to 'fancy' to many flavours in each dish. We went to the MAPLE LEAF the night before and spent 175 everything was AMAZING! Go there!!!! Don't waste your money here!

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Banff, Canada
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“Tastiest cocktails in town.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

If you appreciate actual cocktailing, you'll love it here. The bartender (Jono) is a beauty. The drinks menu is awesome, nice chill place to take your date/a few friends for some casual drinks. If you have some suggestions, he's very open to it as well, super accommodating!!! Will be back!!!

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