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Bow Valley Grill

) #38 of 107 Restaurants in Banff $$$$ American, ,
The Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
+1 403-762-6860
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (110 reviews)
“prime rib” (29 reviews)
“roast beef” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Canadian, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
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LOCATION
The Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
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1 - 10 of 421 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We stopped in for a late-ish breakfast while staying at the Banff Springs. We were not very hungry so I opted for the continental buffet and my spouse went a la carte. We were seated along the far side back wall so not prime viewing...More

Thank LSQRD1
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great family restaurant with fabulous view. Located in Banff Springs Hotel M1. Has buffet breakfast. Dinner we had best burger ever made with wagyu beef. DelisciousMore

Thank Donna F
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review on TripAdvisor. It was wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your dinner with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The amount of variety at this fantastic breakfast buffet will blow you away! Everything you can ever think of was available - including vegetarian dishes with tofu! Too many wonderful items to choose from. My favorite was the dual grain oatmeal with the many, many...More

Thank Dell O
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. It was fantastic to hear how much your enjoyed your breakfast with us. Sound like the perfect way to start a busy day of exploring in the Rockies! Warm regards,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had amazing buffet breakfast in this restaurant, part of the Fairmont hotel. Great choice of cereals, yoghurts, breads, pastries, salad items, hot foods, eggs cooked to your liking. Would highly recommend

Thank Angelangel1
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for writing such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor. It was fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed your breakfast. What a perfect way to start a day in the Rockies! Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our included dinner (Collette Canadian Rockies tour) during our 2 night stay at Banff Springs Resort. The Prime Rib was excellent, very tender. For dessert, the chocolate cake was massive and amazing.More

Thank Rick W
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review on TripAdvisor. I was thrilled to read how much you enjoyed your dinner. The chocolate cake is one of my favourites! Definitely a great way to end a great meal....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just when we thought we'd figured out how to get to the restaurants from the Stanley Thomson wing, we were detoured by a wedding. Signs leading every which way...We were a few minutes late (I called ahead concerned of losing our window seat request) only...More

Thank YvonneP683
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. I am sorry to hear that your initial impression was not what we hoped for . I am glad to hear though that you enjoyed your meal and the service...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast at the BVG simply cannot be beat. The selection and quality of the food was remarkable. If you leave hungry it's your own fault. I particularly enjoyed the omelette station and the wide variety of fresh fruit. We had dinner here one night as...More

Thank LS679
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, It was lovely to hear that you were able to join us throughout your stay. Our team will be thrilled to hear such wonderful feedback. I do hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Banff. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The decor is a little old fashioned on two occasions we sat by the window and this made a huge difference to be able to look out at the mountains was great. Breakfast here is absolutely amazing especially if you get the buffet so many...More

Thank Lozzi26
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review on TripAdvisor. It was wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed both breakfast and dinner. We have to agree that the view is a perfect addition to any meal! We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had made reservations in advance for Father's Day brunch. We had a great Window table with a fab view. Our server was excellent and attended to everything and was always one step ahead with fresh cutlery, carafe of coffee, etc. The brunch was excellent...More

Thank Blair F
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. It was lovely to hear how much you enjoyed your Father's Day Brunch with us. We always love welcoming guests on such special occasions! Our culinary team will be thrilled...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had just arrived at the Fairmont Banff hotel and were tired. Had reservations at the Bow Valley Grill that we made way in advance. Had a great table by the window and an amazing view. Take the tour of the Castle and they will...More

2  Thank Jodi B
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your meal. This is clearly not the time of experience we wish any of our guest to have. I have...More

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Itzzlizz
14 July 2015|
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Response from Chris L | Reviewed this property |
there is not really a private area. they had us just in a section off the back. i would recommend a different venue or a catered event as the hotel has lots of neat places to set up depending on the size of your group.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$26 - US$33
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
Tuesday
06:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
Wednesday
06:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
Thursday
06:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
Friday
06:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
Saturday
06:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus service run by the town which runs approximately every 40 minutes into Banff. Fare is $2.00 per person. The bus operates daily from 6:35 a.m. until 11:15 p.m. The bus stop is located directly outside the front of the hotel on Spray Ave.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-6860
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Fairmont Banff Springs
Description
Savour the very best in authentic Rocky Mountain cuisine at the Bow Valley Grill - home to our legendary weekend brunch.

Enjoy majestic views of Banff National Park in a relaxed family friendly atmosphere that celebrates the spirit of the outdoors, with handcrafted sculptures and tables constructed by local Albertan artisans. An impressive open kitchen provides an opportunity to see our talented chefs in action as they create delectable meals using seasonal organic produce and a focus from farm to table.
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