The Fairmont Banff Springs offers several different venues for enjoyable dining experiences.  I listed below all of the dining outlets. Some of these have seasonal closures or specific hours of operation throughout the year. In August, the hotel normally has all dining outlets (listed) open. Closer to the date, I will post a Dining Outlet Hours of Operation list for the period that our conference is in-house. Dress code for dining outlets is generally resort casual - no ripped jeans or cut-off shorts allowed. Reservations are recommended for any dinner reservations or Sunday Brunch.

For those who opt for dining out in town, the hotel does not operate any shuttles into town; however, they do have a shuttle that operates for guests going to the Golf Clubhouse/Course or the Waldhaus Restaurant. This shuttle leaves every half hour on the quarter hour - I will post a schedule once it has been confirmed.
Transporation to downtown Banff options are: taxi - approximately $10 CDN/one way; walking - approximately 15-20 minute walk (sidewalk all the way); Town Transit System - see for current transit schedule. For dining in Banff, one of the best sites that ‘sums up’ a great selection of restaurants is

Hotel Restaurants and Dining


Mezzanine 1

Named for the Scottish town, from which Banff takes its name, the 65-seat Banffshire Club also includes a separate dining room suitable for a private party of up to 10 guests. At the table, eyes are drawn to the bone china Noritake signature plate that features the custom crest of the Banffshire Club. Every dining accessory, including the crystal glasses, bone china plates,       silverware and specialty Laguiole steak knives, are of the finest quality. Our attentive servers and skilled culinary team will assist you in making just the right choice from our extensive wine list and Prix Fixe menu.

Reservations required. Smoke-free environment. Business casual.


Mezzanine 1

When you dine at the Bow Valley Grill you will savour the finest and freshest  seasonal market cuisine while overlooking the Fairholme Mountain Range.   Enjoy specialty breads baked on site, tantalizing rotisserie grilled meats, salads,     seafood, and decadent desserts. An impressive open kitchen provides an   opportunity to see our talented chefs in action. The Bow Valley Grill offers a relaxing atmosphere that celebrates the spirit of the outdoors, with handcrafted mountain animal sculptures and tables constructed by local   Alberta artisans, featuring the region’s flora and fauna.

Reservations recommended. Smoke-free environment. Resort casual dress code.


Manor Wing

Savour the delicious flavours of Italy when you dine at the Castello Ristorante. Experience a very special evening of exquisite Italian fare.

Reservations recommended. Smoke free environment. Resort casual dress code.


Manor Wing

A hideaway in the Manor. Enjoy a quiet interlude and cocktail. We have a wide variety of ports and scotches. Located upstairs from the Manor Lobby.

Resort casual dress code. Smoke-free environment.


Located away from Banff’s busy streets, nestled amid pines, you’ll find the Waldhaus, Banff Springs’ House in the Forest. We invite you to feast on a rich assortment of authentic German dishes.

Reservations recommended. Smoke-free environment. Resort casual dress code.


Located at the 15th tee box, beneath the Waldhaus Dining Room, is Banff’s best kept secret. This unique Pub offers a casual atmosphere with a fantastic menu and superb beer selection, televisions , dartboards and a pool table for your enjoyment.

Resort casual dress code. Smoke-free environment.


Mezzanine 2

Treat yourself to a unique experience at Grapes, our rustic Canadian wine bar and bistro. In an intimate setting, explore the exquisite flavors of fondues, patés, cheese, salads and sumptuous authentically local entrees. To compliment your meal, choose from a generous selection of Canadian wines.

Reservations not accepted. Smoke-free environment. Resort casual dress code.


Mezzanine 2

Pleasant & bright by day, enchanting & intimate by night, the Rundle Bar is where you can come and explore tried & true drinks of yesteryear, like the Cosmopolitan, the Brandy Alexander, the Martini and the Manhattan. We also feature our extensive list of Fairmont Artistic Mixology Cocktails (FAME) as well as fine wines by the glass, a selection of international beers and an extensive list of scotches and ports. Come and enjoy our all day dining menu, featuring sharing platters, fresh salads, gourmet pizzas and burgers.

You will be delighted by the spectacular views of our Bow Valley whether inside our Hall or out enjoying our patio.

During the summer season, come and take a seat on our patio and enjoy the sunshine while admiring the view.

A favorite with the cocktail crowd.

Live Entertainment  Wednesday - Saturday 8pm-12am

Open from 11.30am - 1am, daily. Reservations not accepted. Resort casual dress code. Smoke-free environment.


Mezzanine 2

A Hallowed English custom makes its way to the Castle in the Rockies. Join us for traditional afternoon tea in the magnificent Rundle Lounge, and enjoy a refreshing cup of tea and delectable pastries in a friendly, relaxing atmosphere. Gaze upon breathtaking views of the Bow Valley as you dine…it’s a tradition you’ll quickly adapt as your own.

High Tea from 2 pm - 4 pm, daily. Reservations are highly recommended. Resort casual dress code. Smoke-free environment.


Lobby Level

Experience the true taste of Japan at the Samurai Sushi Bar and Restaurant. The menu includes shabu shabu as well as other traditional specialties in authentic Japanese surroundings. Let our Sushi Chefs and friendly staff inform you about our fresh seafood and sushi and say  “Sayonara” to ordinary dining!

Reservations are recommended. Resort casual dress code. Smoke-free environment.


Open May to September

Breathtaking views of Stanley Thompson’s  legendary fairways, sparkling rivers and majestic mountains make the Clubhouse at the Golf Course a perfect  haven for visitors. Our luncheon menu offers an assortment of succulent fare and will satisfy your craving for savoury grilled meats. A shuttle bus is available to and from the  hotel on the hour and the half hour.

Reservations are recommended. Resort casual golf attire. Smoke-free environment.


Lobby Level

A delicious selection of ready-to-go gourmet foods and beverages. The Castle Pantry offers tasty salads, sandwiches, soups, chili, and delicious locally made chocolates and pastries. Perfect for taking on hikes or picnics, or to enjoy right away in our convenient dining area. Located on the Lobby level beside the concierge desk. For special requests or to order box lunches please call extension 6843.

Open 24 hours. Smoke free environment. No dress code requirements.

 In Room Dining

Our In Room Dining menu presents a selection of offerings for you to enjoy in the privacy of your own room.  Please refer to the menu in your guest room and push the In Room Dining button on your telephone.

Open from 7am till midnight.










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