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Saintt James's Gate Olde Irish Pub

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££ - £££
Bar, Irish, British, Pub
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207 Wolf Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada
+1 403-762-9355
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11:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After a fantastic day of walking in the Mountains we chose this restaurant cause we wanted fish & chips. They were excellent... but so was the appetizer, and the Hot Mushroom Salad was amazing! It is one of the few restaurants where I have felt warm enough the whole meal as well. Great atmosphere & efficient service. The serving sizes... More 

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michigan
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a really cute place with a great atmosphere...loved the seating and the beautiful bar. It was fun to go to a "fish and chips" place.....one of our favorites! The server was not super cheerful but was polite/very business-like. We waited quite a while after we finished our meal to get the bill...we finally had to seek her out... More 

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Thank rubyskymom
London, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Now I have only been here for drinks but I love this place. We come here every year after a conference and it always feels like coming home. It has a great atmosphere!

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Thank FarmerTanGirl
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visit this place every time we're in town. It serves great beer, delicious food and the staff are very friendly! One of the best places to eat and drink in Banff!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a few hours in the pub late afternoon after a day out and about in Banff so needed warming up. Had a nice table with comfortable chairs for a few drinks and then decided to stay and eat because other food smelled good! Guinness Pie and chips with gravy hit the spot nicely. My husband had chicken and... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on our first night in Banff and had GREAT beers! My husband had the shepherds pie which was a little different than normal but still very flavorfull. I had the Bison burger and it was soooo good with the chipotle aioli and fries! The decor and staff were great and it was overall a great place!

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good for food, good for drink. What else do you need to know ? OK, the waitresses are foxy and they will boost a Caesar to super spicy. Food portions a little small Imo. Plenty of beer on tap. Always busy and lively with a good atmosphere.

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Montreal, Canada
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great from the second we walked in. Pub looks Great and service was superb. We had the nachos, mango bourbon chicken wings and a few pints. Will go again and recommend.

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Thank Mountainops
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here a few times and every time we get something different and every time we clear our plates. Good food in a decent looking restaurant. Can get busy.

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Thank patsokel
Bristol
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great for lunch. The food is really good and it's really good value for money! The service varies but it's usually pretty good too. Would recommend all heartedly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Cuisine
Bar, Irish, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 Wolf Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-9355
Description
Our Story Begins in Ireland Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, St. James's Gate, established in 1996, was built and manufactured in Dublin, Ireland. The authenticity of the imported Irish woodwork and fantastic artifacts make St. James Gate one of the premier Irish Pubs in the world. The Gate has a warm friendly atmosphere that makes you feel instantly at home. Rub shoulders with local residents and tourists from around the world. The bartenders are friendly and prepare the drinks with care and consideration and the staff proves just what a capable & fun group of servers is worth. It's everything an Irish Pub should be.

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Chewelah, Washington
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?