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Sky Bistro

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Sun, 8/18
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner

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Canadian, Contemporary, Fusion, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

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Sky Bistro is located in the new Banff Gondola summit building. Soar to the top of Sulphur Mountain in a gondola cabin to experience a stunning view of six incredible mountain ranges. Sky Bistro pairs the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains with a distinctly Canadian menu that features a handpicked selection of local meats, produce and ingredients. Raise a glass of craft beer from Banff or Canmore. Sip vodka and gin from Banff's only distillery. Taste fruits from farms across Alberta and B.C. and savour naturally-raised meats from Canmore and Central Alberta.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Canadian, Contemporary, Fusion, Healthy
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After a long hike to the top of the mountain, the Sky Bistro was a great place to get some food. I had an excellent meal while I looked out at the mountains and over Banff National Park. The restaurant offers a great menu and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a private dinner at this place and rode the gondola to dinner. What an amazing view and the food was absolutely delicious! Did I mention the view? I honestly can’t even take it all in. Looking out over the city is surreal and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank fergusonadventures
Reviewed yesterday

Well worthwhile taking the gondola up to the top, particularly if it is clear & you can see the view, which sadly we couldn’t. The food & service was excellent, highly recommend. Worth the cost.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank MaggieH1376
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dinner was very nice. Views were spectacular. I had pork and it was done well. Service was a little slow

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Karini72
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had dinner at the Sky Bistro. The food was delicious, I had the gnocchi which I’ve never had with beets and it was delicious! Of the waitstaff, Hugo was the nicest, bringing us extra bread and checking in with us before we left! He...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Melanie J
Reviewed 2 days ago

We tend to try to avoid the super touristy spots as much as possible, which this is. However with the top of the gondola being such a tourist spot, Sky Bistro is definitely a little better than you'll find at most spots like this. Food...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank titanwiz
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had dinner at the Sky Bistro. The gondola ride was 8 minutes of amazing panoramic views of the town of Banff. The name of the restaurant is deceiving! This is a first class dining experience with delicious, substantial menus and extensive wine selections. I...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank bushola
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took the gondala ride to tyhe top of Sulphur Mountain on a cold wet day in May. For lunch we went to the Sky Bistro however we only had a short time to eat. We told the waitress, ordered quickly & our meals appeared very...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Ian R
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I had an evening meal at the Sky Bistro. The gondola ride up and the views from Sulphur Mountain were amazing. The weather was fantastic. We had a great window seat where we had aperitifs in the restaurant followed by a very...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Brian_Sropshire_UK
Reviewed 5 days ago

Experienced the Banff Gondola, the views on the gondola and the viewing platforms at the summit. Magnificent! We then dined at the Sky Bistro and the meal, coupled with the view were five star. Service was prompt and professional.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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KristinMaitreD, Maitre D' at Sky Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wonderful to hear your feedback about your five-star dining experience at Sky Bistro. Thank you for taking the time to describe the unparalleled views from the rooftop observation deck, the delicious food offerings and the excellent service during your visit. We very much appreciate your...More

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June 7, 2019|
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Response from KristinMaitreD | Property representative |
Hi Spicycats, We do not accept reservations for lunch as tables are on a first come, first serve basis. We only accept walk-ins at this time. I hope this helps. Cheers, Kristin Maître D', Sky Bistro
May 28, 2019|
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Response from goochF | Reviewed this property |
Last ride down the gondola is at closing time. I suggest emailing the Gondola to check closing time for your estimated dates of travel and plan accordingly - they will be informative and I am certain they would accommodate... More
April 9, 2019|
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Response from Sarahskeg | Reviewed this property |
No, all one payment $89 plus 5% tax meal and gondola. You can take the gondola separately if you don’t want to eat but it’s a great deal for 2 courses. Hope this helps 😊
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