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The Oak Room

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Fairmont Palliser Hotel | 133 9th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-262-1234
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Canadian, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Fairmont Palliser Hotel | 133 9th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

nice place for a cocktail. interesting and creative drink list. friendly staff good food menu selection

Thank hunglow
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am so glad you were able to enjoy a cocktail in our iconic Oak Room Lounge. Looking forward to your next visit. Best regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser

Reviewed 4 January 2018

I found the Oak room a great lounge bar to have a drink and eat from their comprehensive menu. The room is very spacious and has a great vibe and feel to it and can be used for business or social use.More

Thank Barry F
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review, Barry. We're glad you were able to enjoy a cocktail and a bite to eat in the Oak Room Lounge. On behalf of everyone at Fairmont Palliser, we hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

The Palliser hotel is iconic, inside and out, and the Oak Room is a classic hotel lounge, with rich woods and fabrics, well spaced tables, and professional service. On a dreary day it is a cozy refuge. The cocktail list is interesting but the traditional...More

Thank Annette M
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, Annette. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the ambiance, food and service in our classic Oak Room Lounge. On behalf of everyone at Fairmont Palliser, we look forward to your...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017

The Oak Room in a classic, beautiful cocktail bar located in the Palliser Hotel. You can find a large variety of cocktails, and wines on the menu. Also, if you are feeling a little peckish, they offer a great menu. Good drinks, food, and a...More

Thank Dominique L
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write to us about your experience in the Oak Room Lounge. It is true that the room has a lot of history and we are proud to serve quality cocktails, food and extensive wine offerings. See...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017

The Fairmont Palliser is a Calgary landmark hotel - there's nothing else like it in town. The Oak Room is set on the main floor, just off the lobby, and has very high ceilings. We felt the room was a bit dark, with no wow...More

Thank BenLar137
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thank you for spending time in our Oak Room Lounge. We appreciate your insights and will pass on your comments on to our entire team. Best regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser

Reviewed 12 November 2017

It's hard to say which aspect of The Oak Room is better - the GREAT and personable staff or the ambience! It was so comforting to dine and/or drink there. The food was plentiful and good quality. Wonderful to fall into it after arriving early...More

Thank Deborah W
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you for sharing your experience with us in the Oak Room, Deborah. We appreciate your kind words and will pass on your comments on to our entire team. Best regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Great menu and the features menu always has fresh ideas. There are sports TV which are tastefully located given available seats you can opt in or out of being close to them.

Thank Steven B
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, Steven. On behalf of everyone at the Oak Room Lounge, we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser

Reviewed 15 October 2017

We stayed at the Palliser hotel while on a Rocky Mountaineer trip. Dinner at the Oak room is pricey, but excellent service, and good food.

Thank JohnP13147
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our property and your dinner in the Oak Room Lounge, John. We hope you will choose to visit Fairmont Palliser should you return to Calgary. Warmest regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Love it. Any Fairmont is a historic luxury hotel among the best I've ever stayed at. Highly recommended. Please shop for rates I often stay here for  $150. The best staff, service and accommodations. If you don't want to go out the restaurant in any...More

Thank cooksd2
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for choosing Fairmont Palliser for your recent stay in Calgary. We appreciate your kind words and will pass on your comments to our entire team. Warm regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser

Reviewed 11 October 2017

My friend and I were hoping for afternoon tea like the many times we had before and as shown in some of the review pictures but this was not to be. Apart from the price being really high the theme was Eastern so no English...More

Thank Petali13
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. All of your comments will be passed on to the Fairmont Palliser food and beverage team so we may ensure that we are continuously improving our guest experience. Best regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont...More

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14 June 2017|
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Response from LindsayGallagherPAL | Property representative |
That is no problem at all, Ross. We have a brand new menu with lots of delicious items to try! We look forward to welcoming you to Fairmont Palliser very soon. Best regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fairmont Palliser Hotel | 133 9th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-262-1234
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Fairmont Palliser
Description
Where the martini crowd mixes with the Microbrew crew, Cosmopolitans enjoy a relaxed chat with the smoothest single malts in town and enticing tapas are both appetizer and accompaniment. The Oak Room Lounge - Calgary's place to sip, mingle and be seen. For lunch, after work get-togethers and evening rendezvous. Make it your scene. The Oak Room Bar and Lobby Lounge shake things up and serve both vintage cocktails and our twist on classic cocktails. Now featuring the Classics. Perfected. cocktail menu as well as brand new offerings for summer 2017.
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