We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Explorer's Lounge

££ - £££American, ,
210 Village Road | Lake Louise Inn, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
+1 403-522-5407
Call
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“side salad” (2 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
210 Village Road | Lake Louise Inn, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (95)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

the food is amazing and affordable. Not like some of the hotel restaurants. service was first class.More

Thank unicornsanddragons
Sari E, Food and Beverage Manager at Explorer's Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to dine with us and taking the time to review us. We appreciate your wonderful comments about your dining experience and found the food to be amazing as well as service to be first class. Please feel free to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The standard of the food in all the restaurants was extremely good, even if the portions were a little on the large side. The only issue with the food was the temperature. I am a slow eater and with the fact that all of the...More

Thank UKRobUk
Sari E, Food and Beverage Manager at Explorer's Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to dine with us and taking the time to review us. We are extremely happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience. We usually serve the food on warm dishes to avoid having the food come out cold...More

A TripAdvisor Member
1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a local to Lake Louise for about 5 years and this place would by far be the worst in terms of service. The sad part is, is that you can clearly see people complaining about the service in previous comments. How is...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Sari E, Food and Beverage Manager at Explorer's Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to dine with us and taking the time to review us. We appreciate all feedback and always willing to further enhance our service. Having mentioned that you are a local, it is extremely important for us to provide all...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for supper as we didnt have very many options. It was very busy with a huge line up when we first showed up so we decided to come back later when the rush had died down... It took a very long time...More

Thank Sandrine L
Sari E, Food and Beverage Manager at Explorer's Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to dine with us and taking the time to review us. We appreciate all feedback as means to develop ourselves. There should be no excuses even when it was busy for we value every guest. Please allow us to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some of the best service we had was at this place. Unfortunately the young lady name evades me(so sorry) was absolutely fabulous. She will remember a group of 7 from the UK & she is a an absolute credit to Lake Louise Inn.More

Thank nipri
Sari E, Food and Beverage Manager at Explorer's Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to dine with us and taking the time to review us. We are extremely pleased to hear that you found the service to be up to standards and some of the best. We will make sure we pass on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Marlena is amazing, we have been coming here for over 10 years and this is the first time our service has been fabulous. Finally a good server who knows what she’s doing, has manners and actually cares about her customers! Thanks Marlena, you’re fabulous.More

Thank shadavtay
Sari E, Food and Beverage Manager at Explorer's Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to dine with us and taking the time to review us. We are extremely pleased to hear that you found the service provided by Marlena to be exceptional and up to standards. We will make sure that we pass...More

Reviewed 13 November 2017

Our food was delicious, and the wait-staff were pleasant, efficient, and helpful. The restaurant is clean and well-maintained. We played pool after dinner.More

Thank Pati80525
Sari E, Food and Beverage Manager at Explorer's Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to dine with us and taking the time to review us. We greatly appreciate your feedback and we are extremely happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience. Please feel free to join us again the next time...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

If you are staying at the Lake Louise Inn, it makes sense to possibly eat here but I wouldn’t go out of my way. The good was reasonable and good quality. The Strawberry Salad is delicious. The service was good, but the environment is pedestrian....More

Thank CanadianCycleTravel
Sari E, Food and Beverage Manager at Explorer's Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to dine with us and taking the time to review us. We greatly appreciate the fact that you enjoyed the food and service provided. We review all comments as a means to always develop and enhance the guest experience.We...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

Went there with my son on a trip through the rockies. Pub style restaurant, pub food, everything we had tasted fine, especially the elk burger. Nice and friendly service, even a few craft beers on tap, and there was live music in the evening!More

Thank travelwithsons
Sari E, Food and Beverage Manager at Explorer's Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to dine with us and taking the time to review us. We are extremely happy to hear that you have enjoyed your dining experience at Explorers Lounge and found the food as well as the service to be up...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Food was good, and the service was friendly, but this is not a place to go if you have Celiac disease. The gluten free menu had several items crossed off and our son had to change his order twice because the preparation on the items...More

Thank Edward W
Management response:Responded 16 September 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to dine with us and taking the time to review us. We are extremely disappointed that your son had an allergic reaction. We do take allergies and dietary restrictions very seriously in the hotel and have certain procedures that...More

Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in Lake Louise
Lake Louise Inn
3,253 reviews
.03 miles away
Post Hotel & Spa
1,011 reviews
.17 miles away
Mountaineer Lodge
1,459 reviews
.37 miles away
Deer Lodge
1,783 reviews
1.41 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Post Hotel & Spa
649 reviews
.18 miles away
Bill Peyto's Cafe
578 reviews
.07 miles away
Lake Louise Station Restaurant
688 reviews
.24 miles away
Trailhead Cafe
328 reviews
.29 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Lake Louise
5,301 reviews
1.69 miles away
Plain of Six Glaciers
267 reviews
4.38 miles away
The Lake Louise Ski Resort
596 reviews
1.27 miles away
Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola
1,193 reviews
4.49 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Explorer's Lounge staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Village Road | Lake Louise Inn, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise
  • Phone Number: +1 403-522-5407
  • E-mail
Description
Call us the ‘jack of all trades’ for dining. We offer a casual atmosphere complete with a fireplace surrounded by seating, board games for children and adults alike, billiards table, dart boards, and a juke box. Our redesigned menu features signature dishes, Canada 150 specials, pub food, healthy options, and more! Don’t miss out on the local talent at our Karaoke night, every Wednesday from 10pm – 1am.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing