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Lakeview Lounge

$$ - $$$, , Healthy
111 Lake Louise Drive | Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
+1 403-522-1601
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Canadian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
111 Lake Louise Drive | Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate at the Lakeview 4 times during our stay. It was an absolute joy outside on the patio. Kris was our waiter two times and Sarah once. They couldn't have been any better. Friendly and knowledgeable about the menu and drinks and incredibly great...More

Thank BigBoyTrvlr
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent quite a bit of time here during our stay. Managed to get outside tables with only a minor wait once. The staff are lovely, and they don't rush you, so you have time to take in the views while enjoying a cocktail, beer...More

Thank Badcat110
FCLL, Manager at Lakeview Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Badcat110, Thank you for taking the time to review the Lakeview Lounge and thank you for choosing to dine with us. We are glad that we were able to provide the service and food quality that one would expect from a Fairmont hotel. The...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Staff is friendly, lounge has a view overlooking Lake Louise that one should not miss. The food options cater to the vegetarian palate. The manager on duty during our stay at the property and at our dinner a 'Mr. A' was exceptional in his service....More

Thank scorpster
FCLL, Manager at Lakeview Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear scorpster, Thank you for taking the time to review the Lakeview Lounge and thank you for choosing to dine with us. Glad Mr. A provided exceptional service to you and your party! Thanks again and we hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There are some delicious cocktails on the menu here but one stands out above them all and it is all thanks to Oisin, one amazing bartender! He created the sweet and salty chili rim on the passion fruit and jalapeño margarita. The flavors marry in...More

Thank kalrashed2018
FCLL, Manager at Lakeview Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the kind words regarding Oisin and his talent for making the perfect cocktail! If you like a little spice in your life the jalapeño margarita is the way to go! We will be sure to pass on your lovely comments to him...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove to Lake Louise to see the sights in better weather. It is a glorious location, spectacular. We decided to visit the Fairmont’s Lakeview Lounge for a special lunch, and were delighted with our window seating, attentive staff, crisp wine and delectable lunch choices....More

Thank Drew M
FCLL, Manager at Lakeview Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Drew M, Thank you for the pleasant review and 5 star rating! We are extremely pleased that you had a wonderful time dining with us during your most recent visit! Thanks again and we hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long day of sightseeing and being on the road, this was the perfect casual spot to have a bite to eat and enjoy the views of Lake Louise. We had a wonderful waiter who was very attentive and engaging plus a delightful meal....More

Thank beachlovernc2015
FCLL, Manager at Lakeview Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear beachlovernc2015, Thank you for the wonderful review and 5 star rating! We are glad you were able to relax a little bit after your day of travelling and site seeing with us. We hope to have you back again soon for another delightful meal!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Mainly serves bar food, but well cooked. The hamburger with sweet potato fries is superb. Service is excellent.

Thank Zanzibar48
FCLL, Manager at Lakeview Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Zanzibar48, Thank you for the review and rating. We are glad that you thoroughly enjoyed the burger! We hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this location to eat a light dinner because of the views and ambience. We were all pleasantly surprised at how good the good actually was. Everything was delicious. My husband had the lobster mac n cheese and it was full of lobster. My...More

Thank Magnolia13
FCLL, Manager at Lakeview Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Magnolia13, Thank you for taking the time to review the Lakeview Lounge and thank you for choosing to dine with us. Thank you for the high recommendation and 5 star review! We are so pleased that you had exceptional service by Lakelind and food...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don’t think I’ve seen a more beautiful view than the one offered at this restaurant. Lake louse is turquoise blue and sparkling. Mountains and a glacier are a stunning back drop to this lake. The restaurant is beautiful also. My husband loved the prime...More

1  Thank Mary S
FCLL, Manager at Lakeview Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Mary S, We are pleased that you and your husband had an enjoyable time dining with us. We are disappointed that you didn't enjoy the Fried Chicken sandwich. Perhaps it was the aïoli on the sandwich that you did not care for. Hopefully the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just got in town and didn't have a reservation. Lise-Anne was SUPER helpful and got my wife and I into a patio table with an incredible view right at sunset. Without her help we woukd have to drive back to Banff to have dinner....More

Thank Matt L
FCLL, Manager at Lakeview Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Matt L, Glad that Lise-Anne was incredibly helpful and accommodating! Patio views are the best! Thanks again for the review and rating. We hope to have you back again soon!

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July 3, 2016|
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Response from Nellietheelephant59 | Reviewed this property |
Casual wear is fine - we ate dinner straight from an uphill walk (after a quick wash and brushup)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Lake Louise Drive | Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: +1 403-522-1601
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Description
One of the most iconic lobby lounges in the Canadian Rockies, the Lakeview Lounge offers a charming and elegant setting to sip on a sophisticated cocktail or an illustrious wine. Sit back, relax and admire the spectacular, world-class views of Lake Louise and Victoria Glacier. The combination of architectural and natural beauty makes for an unforgettable lobby lounge experience in the heart of Banff National Park. Be sure to sample our signature cocktail; the Lakeview Cosmopolitan, that has been a local’s favourite for years. In addition to an extensive cocktail and wine selection, seasonally inspired lunch and dinner menus are available. During the summer months, soak up the fresh mountain air and surrounding beauty from one of the most scenic patios in the Canadian Rockies.
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