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Whitehorn Bistro

££ - £££, , Healthy
1 Whitehorn Road | The Lake Louise Ski Resort, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
+1 403-522-1310
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Grill, Contemporary, Healthy, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
1 Whitehorn Road | The Lake Louise Ski Resort, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to have a meal with amazing views. Brad our server was very attentive and friendly. My husband and I chose the Fondue to share which was amazing. Well worth a visit.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very good lunch here. Didn't want a big lunch and the Caesar salad was perfect. French fries were the best - my husband kept saying they were some of the best he'd ever had. Service was great, too. We bought the gondola...More

Thank KBTGeorgia
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We did a phone reservation but the host had no record of my name when we arrived. However we are still given a seat right away. Great view but didn’t enjoy my food as much as it was a little over cooked.

Thank JoieT16
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We were staying at the Chateau Lake Louise, and wanted to get off the property and go around and see some of the surrounding sites. We took the gondola up as part of a package deal, and had a 1pm reservation at the Whitehorn Bistro....More

Thank Randy B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We enjoyed a beautiful day on the mountain with a leisurely ride on the gondola a stroll around the hill, and interpretation centre. The best part of the day was our experience at Whitehorn Bistro. I have yet to experience a patio with a more...More

Thank Nienke H
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

You are paying for the view! It was a fun time for our group... If I could recommend anything on the menu, I would suggest the cheese/veggie fondue! Most of us also ordered burgers, problem was... They only cook it well done and it was...More

Thank Mother12traveler
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We rode the Lake Louise Gondola up and ate lunch at the bistro. Pretty pricey but you are paying for the view. It was a gorgeous day while we were there to eat out on the patio and look out over the mountains and Lake...More

Thank 297fran123
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We were lucky with the weather - warm and clear. We dined on the outdoor patio with a great view of Mt. Victoria, and Lake Louise as a tiny puddle nestled at the foot of the mountain. Food was excellent, we shared two appetizers, the...More

Thank AMDew1956
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We decided to try the Lake Louise Gondola and eat at the Whitehorse Bistro based on the recommendation of our favorite server in Banff. SO glad we did. We took the free shuttle from the Fairmont and arrived around 14:30 on a Thursday afternoon—no wait...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We already did the Gondola at Banff and didn’t know if we wanted to do another. Are we glad we did!!! The views from this gondola were fantastic! From there we walked to the Whitehorn Bistro. What a gem! First, the views are amazing, second...More

Thank olteech
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12 May 2017|
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Response from Lake Louise S | Property representative |
Hi there, Unfortunately dogs are not permitted on the gondola/lifts, so would not be able to access Whitehorn Bistro. They can be on the decks at the base area-provided there is no food being served on those decks.
john-michael r
30 November 2016|
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Response from Jonathan L | Reviewed this property |
Definitely. Best food in the area and amazing view. It's on the slopes.
Pauline H
1 November 2016|
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Response from Jonathan L | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. I was a guest in September
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Grill, Contemporary, Healthy, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Whitehorn Road | The Lake Louise Ski Resort, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: +1 403-522-1310
  • E-mail
Located at 6700' (2042m) the Whitehorn Bistro proudly offers a contemporary menu with alpine featured items and local products. Each of our fine offerings can be enjoyed inside the dining room, or out on the patio which boasts one of the most incredible panoramic mountain views anywhere. Open summer and winter.
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