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Explorer's Lounge

American, Canadian, Bar, Pub
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210 Village Road | Lake Louise Inn, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Halifax, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unbelievably poor service and quality of food here. Stay away at all costs for the good of your health! Myself and my partner called in here for a meal on Friday 12th August at 20.30. The waitress came and took our drinks order and starter and main meal order and then it went downhill from there. The drinks came and... More 

Thank jimdelahunty371
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128 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very basic pub and food but the waiter was very nice and even gave us a couple of beer samples. Given that the other restaurant on the premises had a huge line up and we were hungry and did not have many options in the area, we at least had some food.

Thank canadianinriyadh
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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291 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

This is the first time we eaten here and would go again if we were in the area. The surroundings are pleasant, the service very good and the food is well cooked, plentiful and not expensive, their poutine is very good. Parking may be a problem if you are not staying at the Inn. One of the better dining options... More 

Thank phil52_10
Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We had a great dinner and watched a bit of the hockey game and then we play shuffle board. Hardly ever find someplace with one. Had a great evening.

Thank Darlene B
London, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

While staying at the Lake Louise Inn we decided to have some supper and tried this venue/pub. It is like a sports bar, which I am sure is good for groups and in the ski season, but not what you want for a relaxing meal. We did not stay and eat at the Timberwolf instead which was much better!

Thank Martiniy
Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

great service, pretty good food they changed the menu to accommodate us which was really cool! had great prices on drinks!

Thank Jessica B
Ramore, Ontario
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

I had the Steak sandwich with sweet potato fries, and a dip.. It was so very good, I could not finish. The service was great, and the kitchen staff, excellent..Ryan and Bryan...my two favorites

Thank dianemoffat
Sherwood Park, Canada
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78 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

We were staying at the Chateau Lake Louise and were frankly tired of paying such high prices for food! We decided to check out this place we were pleasantly pleased. There isn't a huge selection but what we had was very good. The quesadilla and buffalo chicken caesar wrap were both very tasty and came with a large side of... More 

Thank Lisa015
Calgary, Canada
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Nice big space , friendly servers and yummy food and drink specials. It is also family friendly so the whole gang can enjoy.

Thank trevg446
Lake-Louise-Inn, General Manager at Explorer's Lounge, responded to this review

Dear trevg446, Your feed-back is exactly the reason why we renovated! Thank you so very much. It was our pleasure to serve you. Best Regards, Lake Louise Inn More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

The menu was a bit limited, though the food we ordered was good and very well priced with all the mains under $16. Great list of cocktails. Really good service. Would go there again.

Thank kiwifreckles89
Lake-Louise-Inn, General Manager at Explorer's Lounge, responded to this review

Dear kiwifreckles89, We appreciate your positive review! Our lounge offers a pool table,fooze ball, free darts, free shuffleboard as well as 5 large HD TVs. Our servers are top notch and I am so happy you enjoyed yourself. Regards, Lake Louise Inn More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Canadian, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Village Road | Lake Louise Inn, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: 403-522-5407

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?