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Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site

Closed Now: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Luncheon and Museum Tour

Superb luncheon! Our server Justice is most familiar with fine cuisine having been trained herself... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Golden Lake, Canada
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Excelllent menu and cook,great service,lovely old home once residence to premier of Alberta. Near University of Alberta

My nursing classmates and I reserved their breakfast room for 8 for a luncheon in October and... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Doreen M
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Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site was the home of the first Premier of Alberta, Alexander Cameron Rutherford. In 1911, A.C. Rutherford, his wife Mattie and their family moved into this beautiful brick mansion near the university campus. The...more
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11153 Saskatchewan Dr NW | Adjacent Vintage Fork Restaurant - Tea, Scones, Brunch, Lunch, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2S1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb luncheon! Our server Justice is most familiar with fine cuisine having been trained herself! Cudos to our chef for the innovative dishes including an avocado sherbet which was to die for topping off the beets salad entree.Lamb entree was served with original sides so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cairine_and_Jim_C
Reviewed November 6, 2018

My nursing classmates and I reserved their breakfast room for 8 for a luncheon in October and thoroughly enjoyed Our experience. The food was delicious and service top notch. We even got to meet the cook who created the chicken pot pie Filled with mushrooms...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

Visited with close family who live in Edmonton. Spent quality time creating very special unforgettable memories.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sylviar2410
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

I had just finished a bit of work on the University of Alberta campus and decided to stop by this provincial historic site. The home is gorgeous, both inside and out. I was given the option of a self-guided tour with a brochure, or an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pds209
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

I had heard of Rutherford House but was not aware that they do weekend brunch and high tea. The brunch menu is set and changes every weekend I was told. Four courses: oatmeal and fresh fruit to start and although I am not an oatmeal...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linda S
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Visited this with a long time friend! They even let her play the old piano!! Very informative and it was a quaint visit. Tons of antiques to see! Reserve an hour to visit!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Brunch was really fun. Tiny area but fun with girlfriends. Did the self guided tour of the house after. Really interesting.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank sunnydaye D
Reviewed January 4, 2018

You'll love this Edwardian home if house museums are your passion. Although it's modest in size and accoutrements, especially by the standards of house museums elsewhere, it does, nevertheless represent what a politically important and wealthy man would have owned when this city was very...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Rutherford is a nice place to visit the historic place to looking around it is neat and staff to me thanks

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

Its a good location to visit to see what was in this area a 100 years ago. you'll need an hour at the most here

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Mohammed H
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July 21, 2017|
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Response from Ron U |
As of April 2018 the Tea House is Open 9-5pm 6 days a week (not Mondays) and has tea, lattes, scones, full lunch, brunch, high tea, and JazzNights once a month. VintageFork is a wonderful experience!
Doreen M
February 24, 2016|
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Response from justme55555 | Reviewed this property |
Sadly the tea house at Rutherford House is still closed- it is being renovated and they hope to reopen later in 2016. But you can have a lovely high tea or just tea at Cally's Tea House (-I was not able to post the website... More