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Chef's Table at Kensington Riverside Inn
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$40
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 10 "A" Street
Transit: Close to Sunnyside C-train station
Description: Chef's Table is a CAA four-diamond award-winning upscale 40-seat restaurant residing at the Kensington Riverside Inn, Calgary's only Relais & Chateaux property. Chef's Table is one of Calgary's top fine-dining establishments, serving modern French cuisine in a uniquely memorable dining experience. Chef de Cuisine Michel Nop showcases his passion for food in our open concept kitchen. Enjoy breakfast, dinner or weekend brunch in our intimate 40-seat restaurant. Dine indoors or sit outside on our patio overlooking the Bow River, open seasonally from mid-May through September. Be sure to ask about our ever-changing tasting menus with wine pairings. Passing through the neighbourhood? ... Chef's Table is available for special events, receptions and weddings.
Calgary, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2013

This was the first time at the Chef's Table and what a surprise. The food was excellent and the service was top notch. I will return for sure. Some of the best food I have had in Calgary.

  • Visited January 2013
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1 Thank RPATT
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Calgary, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
316 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
“A great experience!”
Reviewed 20 December 2012

I have been wanting to try this restaurant for years. We finally decided on a boys night we would splurge for a good meal. This is a beautiful restaurant in a fantastic location. I counted maybe 12 tables, and when we arrived a large christmas party was going on in the lobby area. They had set up a large table. What a great idea for a party! The service is truly very good. Its non intrusive, prompt, and polite. The food takes time, but its a great place to spend an evening with good wine and good conversation! The waiter recommended some excellent dishes, and turned us away from ones he didnt recommend. That is true honest service. I had the Guinea fowl. delicious! Its an expensive fine dining restaurant, with no attitude. Its worth a visit!

  • Visited December 2012
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2 Thank manium
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Orangeville, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Good last minute find.”
Reviewed 2 November 2012

We were searching for a place to eat on a blustery October night in Calgary and drove by this place. A quick look at Trip Advisor and we called to see if they had room. The restaurant was quiet (two other tables) but it was very nicely laid out with few tables and a great view of the kitchen. Unfortunately it seems that there had been a run on certain dishes as three of the menu items that our table had requested were no longer available. We picked alternatives and were not disappointed with the exception of the lobster soup that two of our guests found too salty and a very rich combination with the cheese. The plate of beets was fantastic! Arctic Char was very good and the presentation was beautiful. The waiter had a great sense of humor and was very attentive. I would like to give this place another try and stay in the hotel. The meal was very relaxing and unhurried but it didn't feel like we were waiting (perhaps the second bottle of wine).

Visited October 2012
Thank Amaranth1
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Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Attention to detail”
Reviewed 15 October 2012

Food was amazing! Chef's take pride in their culinary creations! Such a neat experience watching them prepare and plate the meals in front of the guests.

Visited October 2012
Thank kristin_sweet
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Canmore, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Loved the breakfast”
Reviewed 29 September 2012

A great setting and delicious food. Be patient with the time taken to get your food and you'll have an enjoyable experience.

Visited September 2012
1 Thank TwoJoules
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