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“Quick and easy”

Waldhaus Restaurant
Ranked #52 of 144 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $19 - $37
Cuisines: German, Swiss, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: There is a bus service run by the town which runs approximately every 40 minutes into Banff. Fare is $2.00 per person. The bus operates daily from 6:35 a.m. until 11:15 p.m. See the concierge desk for a town bus schedules which are subject to change without notice.
Description: Nestled in the woods above the Bow and Spray rivers, you will find our Bavarian cottage-style Waldhaus Restaurant. Feast on a hearty menu featuring authentic Alpine cuisine, including Schnitzel and Fondue, in an atmosphere reminiscent of an old hunting cottage. Dark wood paneling, a large fireplace, and a beautiful wine cabinet housing an excellent wine selection, set the tone for a memorable dining experience in our "House in the Forest".
Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Quick and easy”
Reviewed November 7, 2012

With sports on the tv, plenty of beers to chose from and typical pub food its a good night out if you are wanting something a lot less formal when staying at the Banff Springs.

Visited October 2012
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Sydney
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84 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“recommend it if you staying at banff springs”
Reviewed November 3, 2012

we stayed at the fairmont banff springs and was looking for somewhere casual for dinner. waldhaus has a great beer and wine menu and fantastic food - relatively cheaper than all the other places in banff springs but the quality is just as good. service was attentive and friendly. highly recommended if you are staying at the banff springs resort.

Visited October 2012
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2 Thank piggy99
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Louisiana
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758 reviews
388 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
“Good food and good beer”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

We took the night to eat at the pub and were very pleased with the food. We had a couple of German draft beers that was good. Overall a relaxing environment for a nice night.

Visited October 2012
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1 Thank French S
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Perth, Australia
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239 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
“German/Swiss menu, expensive restaurant”
Reviewed October 16, 2012

The restaurant is not close to Banff township.This restaurant belongs to the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and is down near the Banff golf course..
The restaurant had a reasonable choice on the menu with the emphasis on German/Swiss food, so some of the food was pretty rich with lots of cheese.
Service was prompt and pleasant. Prices were very high, especially for wine, however I guess this is what you should expect when you stay at a Fairmont property.
At least if you are a guest at the hotel there is a shuttle service to and from the restaurant

  • Visited September 2012
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1 Thank Kerry1G
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Glen Ellen, California
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132 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Good choice”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

Costly but quality of both food and wine selection was excellent.
It is located outside the hotel and can be difficult to find.

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank jer-jeanne
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