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Deane House

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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At the confluence of then and now. An inspired restaurant and bar in a spectacular setting on the banks of two rivers in the heart of Calgary. Surrounded by beautiful greenery, Deane House is a series of gorgeously decorated rooms, each with its own distinct character. Proprietor Sal Howell, founder of the iconic River Café and long-time champion of seasonal, local, and sustainable food has carefully curated the details. Acclaimed Chef, Jamie Harling, connects daily with local farmers and ranchers, and his menu features an ever-changing array of items from the on-site culinary gardens; it is a thoroughly contemporary celebration of Canadian regional cuisine. Canada's 100 Best 2017 & The Globe and Mail "Best New Restaurants of 2016" Serving Lunch, Dinner and Weekend Brunch.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Contemporary, Canadian
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

We attended Deane House as a group of 8 for a surprise birthday party on a Friday. From the moment we walked in, all of the staff were exceptional and accommodating of our ridiculous demands. We sat in the Garden Room, which was perfect for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank crams9
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We were celebrating our daughter's birthday and each of the four of us ordered a different open faced sandwich. The bread was fresh as were the greens, the meats were tasty, fish cakes and the poached eggs were perfectly done! Servers were attentive and friendly....More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

I took some customers to Deane House and thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. The service was exceptional from being greeted to paying the bill. The food was also exceptional and as a vegan I had a couple of good choices. I had the cauliflower to start...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dr_MikeK
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

I took my mom here for lunch. We arrived at 1 and the restaurant had 4 tables and about 5 staff that I could see. Most tables were finishing but we did not have a visit from our server for 29 minutes though she was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lorim239
Reviewed September 17, 2018

This was supposed to be a special brunch for my daughter. When I made the reservation I indicated it was for a birthday. Once seated, we had to wait at least 10-15 minutes before the waiter came back. He took both our coffee order and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank FraserFamilyCalgary
Reviewed September 5, 2018

We have long intended to try this restaurant. We had gone to one not far away, but had been put off by the unfriendliness of our server, once it became clear that we were not drinkers. At the Deane House, we were treated very well....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Professional-Pilgrim
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

I previously had a less than stellar experience here but tried it again and I was very impressed. The strip loin was the most amazingly delicious steak I have ever had. And the whipped blue cheese on top and the salsa Verde was to die...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alberta83
Reviewed August 21, 2018

This restaurant right besaide the bow river,fantastic flowers garden nicely set up service could be little bit faster,it is friendly the food excelente good flavour some unic like bison tartar,main meal good desert delicious

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John R
Reviewed August 17, 2018

The Plus: The house on the river is unique and charming, the flowers on the grounds are gorgeous. The Negative: Food is just average and disappointing because you expect better for the price. The service is painfully SLOW. It took 30 minutes to get our...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Hall1957
Reviewed July 29, 2018

My nursing colleage and I needed a great little restaurant to "touch base" again and enjoy brunch on a Saturday. The feature drink for the day was a mimosa. The eggs benedict was unbelievable. The restaurant has been renovated since the flood of 2013. The...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Smart casual would be fine.
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