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Workshop Kitchen + Culture

608 1 St SW | Located in the Grand Theatre Building - Downtown, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1M6, Canada
+1 403-266-7062
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brussel sprouts” (10 reviews)
“gnocchi” (9 reviews)
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
608 1 St SW | Located in the Grand Theatre Building - Downtown, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1M6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I remember the Grand theatre in the seventies. I saw taxi Driver there. There still are ruminants of the old theatre. The floor and the entry. Going there had a nostalgic glow. Until the waiter came. What a piece of work that little mister was....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was invited to a business dinner and had never heard of the place. Located in the old Grand Theatre in downtown Calgary. They offer a blind 3 or 5 course tasting menu however we opted for the regular menu. That said we asked for a...More

Thank pauljames403
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to love Workshop. It had been on my list for many months and the reviews were excellent. We went mid week for a birthday celebration. The downside of our evening was the service. Our server was lackluster and flat and rushed. He returned...More

Thank Stephmc15
Reviewed October 2, 2018

My girlfriend and I had the three course meal and it was delicious! Would come back again! The service was excellent as well!

Thank Raymond L
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Loved everything about our visit. Four of our group had the 5 course tasting menu and every course was beautifully presented, unique tasting and perfectly cooked. We especially enjoyed the duck breast and lamb courses. The wine pairings were well done. The other 2 of...More

Thank dlflan
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I first discovered this gem after we held our company Client Christmas lunch there. I've been back a few times personally and it's never let me down. The wine pairings are always good and the food is always delicious. It's definitely understated a little off...More

Thank Canadianseagull
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant on trip advisor. Having travelled from Regina to Calgary we wanted something close to our hotel. 400 meters from Fairmont. Perfect. We tried the 5 courses with wine paring. Good decision. They will tell you what will be served if you...More

Thank Famille_chabot
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Food and service was excellent with a good atmosphere. Wait staff was attentive and food service was prompt.

Thank dsaskiw
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

The write up sounded intriguing and it lived up to that. An interesting concept with an interesting menu and two tasting menus. I tried the 3 course one and went along with the surprise content. I was not disappointed; great food, well presented and very...More

Thank Rossland58
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

The service Bobby gave us was fantastic, cater to my kids asks. We chose a few appetizers, kids took the chicken and Gnocchi with amazing mushroom and truffle oil (on the side), I ordered the rack of lamb (the only dish which was not perfect)....More

Thank guywellesley
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September 19, 2018|
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Response from July2008Alberta | Reviewed this property |
The Chef can accommodate you. Let your server know.
Sameer R
March 31, 2018|
Response from Ilume | Reviewed this property |
Dress is casual.
tonia s
February 28, 2018|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
Early in the evening, quiet and well-behaved would be fine. But, really, it is an adult restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 1 St SW | Located in the Grand Theatre Building - Downtown, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1M6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-266-7062
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