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Cirque Restaurant and Bar

American, Canadian, Bar, Pub
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5346 Highline Dr | Fernie Alpine Resort, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M6, Canada
12504232057
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Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Bermuda
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant with breathtaking views of the mountains. Service and food both very good. Menu features local flavours - our party ordered Elk chops, Halibut, steak, Seafood Linguine and everyone was very satisfied. They also make a mean cocktail - try the Garden Gimlet. There's a small Ice Bar which could be fun if you were staying in the hotel... More 

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Thank Bermudamum
Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for our anniversary and were really happy with our whole experience. Our server was very accommodating and personable. He also could make one heck of a cocktail. The butternut squash and goat cheese risotto was really decadent and flavorful. Perfect place for a special evening out.

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Thank DiningFamily4
Fernie, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I wasn't going to review CirQue based on the many times we ate at CirQue throughout the winter season and decided I would wait until Summer to see if they are finally running on all cylinders. I cant say that we had any horrible experiences at CirQue during the Winter season, however everytime we went it was a totally different... More 

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Thank ElkValleyFoodie
Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We sat outside, enjoyed the view for hours while sipping well made cocktails, Bottingtons and truly enjoyed freshly grilled burgers. A perfect Saturday afternoon. The kids played in the pool while the adults connected and celebrated our friends birthday. Fabulous

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Thank smacg908
Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I was with some friends for a golf trip in Fernie and someone in the group suggested we try this place for dinner. I had no idea what to expect which added to the sheer enjoyment of my experience. We went for the "Chef's choice" which included a delicious duck appetizer, followed by a perfectly cooked steak and a cheese... More 

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Thank Richard M
Vancouver
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108 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Came here on business and found the bar and restaurant staff warm and welcoming. Good selection of drinks, warm fireplace and amazing mountain scenery. Dinner was a limited "fixed" menu but delightful. I had the elk ribeye for entree and deep fried cheesecake for desert, then retired to the comfortable bar for evening nightcaps. The staff (Megan) and Manager (Aileen)... More 

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Thank LaidbackTravelers
Fernie, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We had lunch at the renovated Cirque restaurant and really enjoyed ourselves. We were greeted by Aileen, who always makes us feel welcome. Our server was friendly and attentive. The atmosphere was lovely, the restaurant having been renovated recently. We were happy to see that the gorgeous stone fireplace remained, as a centrepiece of the room. It was lovely to... More 

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Thank Barbara S
Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

My Husband and I have stayed at the lizard creek lodge 4 times over the past few seasons and where very impressed with the recent upgrades made to the restaurant. The bar area is great Apres Ski and they still have that great fire. They menu lacks vegetarian options but our food was delicious. A little on the pricey side... More 

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Thank foodjunkie2016
Fernie, Canada
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

So this was my first meal there since the Reno/change over. It is such a beautiful place even before the Reno. And before they had an excellent lobster sandwich I was really looking forward to, but sadly this was no longer available on their now "micro-menu"! I had a mushroom russoto which was quite frankly terrible. I had to add... More 

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1 Thank Charmaine S
CirqueManager, Manager at Cirque Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi Charmaine, I am sorry to hear our wild mushroom risotto was not to your liking. We have found our guests have a wide range of salt preference and therefore provide salt on the tables so guests can add if needed. King oyster mushrooms are the ones on top of our risotto and are known for being quite fibrous. We... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Just another RCR food service outlet. You will be let down by substandard service, unkept premises and a menu that sets high expectations only to disappoint. The ice bar is cool. not exactly what i'm looking for after a cold day on the slopes.... might be nice on a hot summer day.. But chances are it won't be open in... More 

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1 Thank Ryland N
CirqueManager, Manager at Cirque Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi Ryland, I'm really sorry you were let down with your visit to Cirque. Myself and the Cirque team are really passionate about elevating the dining experiences available to all guests on the ski hill. The feedback in general has been really great and we're all very proud of what we've accomplished in our first season. However, no new endeavour... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5346 Highline Dr | Fernie Alpine Resort, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Fernie
  • Phone Number: 12504232057

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