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Whitehorn Bistro

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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (42 reviews)
“lettuce wraps” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Hours
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 January 21, 2018

We stopped for lunch a bit early as we needed to warm up anyways and did not want to go to the backside as Temple would have been very busy. The food and service was very good. There was not much of a selection of...More

Thank wooski
Reviewed December 13, 2017

relaxed atmosphere with wonderful views. Very good food, reasonably priced. Above all, excellent service from waitress, Cailey. - very attentive and responsive to all requests - her suggestions for some drink and food items were exceptional. This will always be our mid-day stop when skiing...More

Thank johnfeick
Reviewed October 28, 2017

After enjoying the Lake Louise open chair gondola ride (closed gondolas also available) we enjoyed a lunch near the top gondola station, at 2042 meter elevation. We were relatively early and were seated at a window table offering great views of the surrounding snow covered...More

Thank croisette2
Reviewed October 26, 2017

What a wonderful way to spend the morning. Jasmine, our waitress, was a delight. I was dieting, so I had to watch what I ordered. I ordered a caprese tomato dish with quinoa. It was wonderful and guilt free. My husband ordered their clam chowder....More

Thank roselauryl
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

This is a must if only for the view from the patio. You must order to get out there. We stopped for lunch on a lovely sunny day. The view of the Rockies was the BEST! We had a clam chowder and coffee it was...More

Thank DMTraveller
Reviewed October 2, 2017

I have never been so disappointed in my life. The scenery was spectacular, sitting on a deck overlooking snow capped mountains at Lake Louise. Rode the gondola up to the top of the mountain, walked down to the restaurant. We were greeted promptly, and ordered...More

Thank ChattaElder
Reviewed October 1, 2017

If you want to have a delicious meal halfway up a mountain with a breathtaking view this is the place for you. Take the gondola halfway up the mountain and take an easy walk 5 minutes to the restaurant. Great seating outside with an amazing...More

Thank Arkas954
Reviewed September 18, 2017

We visited this restaurant because of the beautiful view over lake Louise valley but we were extremely disappointed with the service we received. We walked into the restaurant and waited over 15 minutes to be seated (even though the restaurant was half empty and we...More

Thank Athena C
Reviewed September 9, 2017

We were visiting Lake Louise for two days and the gondola ride was a must . The weather was awful rain & more rain . Whitehorn Bistro was the sunshine . A warm welcome helpful staff & fantastic food . I had the fish of...More

Thank Vfwoody30
Reviewed September 7, 2017

It was a sunny autumn day when we went there. We sat on the patio.Overall, the food and service were excellent. We have ordered seafood chowder, cheese palette(I believe), grill cheese sandwich from the kids menu and a few other things. Personally, I enjoyed the...More

Thank Bonnie W
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Questions & Answers
May 11, 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
November 29, 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
November 1, 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
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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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