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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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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
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 January 6, 2018

Loved this restaurant, what a find downtown. Great modern, hip décor and great food. They offered a prix fix menu and I enjoyed all the selections. They were also very accommodating to a dinner companion with some dietary restrictions. Definitely will go again.

Thank Ilume
Reviewed October 29, 2017

It is just so nice to go to a food service establishment that serves good food in a clean joint with smiling staff. When the staff smile, all is in order. That the restaurant is in the lobby of the old Grand Theatre is delightful....More

1  Thank marriagecommissioner
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

I did the 5 course meal and wine pairing. It was delicious. The pairings we're excellent. This is one of the few tasting menus that actually provide enough food to fill you up. So, the price is justified.

Thank Matthew T
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I really enjoyed our meal here. We decided that we’d share a few starters and have dessert. Not having been there before, we were surprised by the generous portion sizes of the cauliflower and salad, so probably over ordered. The cauliflower was...More

Thank StoonSk
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Here is the 5 course (more like 7) meal we had for our anniversary dinner: - fried cauliflower - beef carpaccio - bouillabaisse (muscles, snapper, prawns stew) with brioche toast - palette cleansing cucumber dispacho with compressed melon. "Cold soup" - breaded steelhead - cheese...More

Thank Sasha G
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

It was awesome. The cocktail was a worthy start and a promise of the following dinner. The food was great, the wines were the perfect companion. The service was attentive. Thanks for a wonderful evening.

Thank jasmin m
Reviewed September 14, 2017

My husband and I overnighted in Calgary recently. On our only night in town, we decided to eat at Workshop Kitchen + Culture. We opted for the 3 course with wine pairings. It's a very small leap of faith, if you read their reviews, prior...More

Thank ParadiseRocks
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Visited with my couleagues. Enjoyed beer and meal. It's located in downtown of Calgary. Service was so good. Dishes are so many. Nice to go there.

Thank Masahiro O
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyable food, bit 1 hour including dessert is a bit rushed. :) Mayne the service was too good. The cauliflower and tartare were superb as far as appetizers go; I would pass on the oyster mushrooms next time. The lamb saddle main was superb.

Thank Vladimir1968
Reviewed August 28, 2017

I visited this restaurant with large group and no reservation, so we were delighted to get in immediately and to be treated so well. The menu was expensive for us (a group of academics and graduate students), but we decided to bite the bullet and...More

Thank Bloody_Mary09
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Questions & Answers
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, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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