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Aura Restaurant

$$$$, ,
2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
+1 604-966-5700
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 309 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to try Aura for our anniversary dinner as another favourite spot was closed. We were completely happy with our choice. Our server, Aaron, was terrific. The 3 course meal selection was sufficient. Both our dishes were delicious and ample. There was a small...More

Thank CharliePam
Simon H, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Charlie, Thank you for taking the time to review Aura. I'm pleased to see that you enjoyed your overall visit and I hope you had a wonderful anniversary dinner. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. All the best, Simon...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We booked the hotel and restaurant dinner for our wedding anniversary a couple of months in advance and when we turned up they didn't have a table for us. The guy at the front of house was v unhelpful. Luckily Eli our waiter then organised...More

Thank J_Barnet1973
Nita_Manager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback - it's very useful to us in identifying any inconsistencies and exploring ways to improve the guest experience. I'm pleased that you found a warm welcome in Eli and that you enjoyed our stunning lake views. If you'd...More

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Myself and four friends had the unfortunate experience of dining at Aura last night for dinner. We are from Vancouver and all regularly eat at very nice restaurants. We chose aura because it was apparently a upscale restaurant for our last night in Whistler. I...More

1  Thank Barb P
Nita_Manager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Dear Barb, I'm sorry to see that your experience at Aura fell short on this occasion. The resort of Whistler is currently in the grips of a labour crisis and while we have made advances in hiring staff, we now are in the process of...More

Reviewed August 5, 2018

I was looking for a quiet and memorable breakfast place to take my girlfriend to just prior to her leaving Canada for Australia. I thought it would be close to impossible task during a busy summer long weekend, but decided to give Aura at Nita...More

Thank hanalynn13
Nita_Manager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for you wonderful review. I'm thrilled to see that you enjoyed your time with us at Aura. I will be sure to share your feedback with our breakfast team and we hope to welcome you again soon. All the best, Simon...More

Reviewed July 28, 2018

The Aura has a limited menu, but their food is very good. We tried the Yellow Fin Tuna with avocado for starter, and the pan seared Salmon for main course. Very good. The canoli we tried for dessert tasted fine, but the creme filling was...More

Thank Jørn S
Nita_Manager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Hi Jørn, Thanks for sharing your feedback. I'm pleased to see that you enjoyed your overall experience at Aura. The pan-seared salmon is actually one of my favourite dishes. The chefs source it from Kuterra, who are doing amazing things in terms of sustainability. We...More

Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we hv just abandoned breakfast in the hotel. 10 min wait for a table in an empty restaurant 45 mins later with no food showing up we gave up. Bad start to the day. Apparently due to staff shortages- do i care? I just...More

Thank 8757luv2travel
Nita_Manager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I'm sorry to see that your breakfast experience fell short on this occasion. I'll be sure to share your comments with the relevant people to ensure that guest expectations and wait times are...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Wife and I ate breakfast with our toddler both mornings during our stay at the hotel. Yes it was included in the hotel rate, but mostly because the food was very good. Huevos Ranchero was a little disappointing, but the short rib hash was delicious,...More

Thank Mike_Shum
Nita_Manager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Dear Mike, Thank you for leaving a review for Aura Restaurant. Having breakfast lakeside is a very unique opportunity here in Whistler and I'm thrilled that you chose to dine with us. The Short Rib Hash is one of my personal favourites. I'd recommend the...More

Reviewed June 11, 2018

Food: AMAZING! I would say 10/10! All the food that we ordered was done really well, both presentation and taste. Highly recommend their tuna poke appetizer. Service: BEST - Lewis our server was THE BEST! very attentive, yet not overdoing and very very polite! Champagne...More

Thank Féby F
Nita_Manager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. I'm so pleased that you had a great experience at Aura and that Lewis did such a great job taking care of you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. All the best, Simon simon@nitalakelodge.com

Reviewed May 31, 2018

This is an awesome place for a delicious meal. The food is outstanding and so good. We had dinner and breakfast here, as we were staying at Nita Lake Lodge. I highly recommend this restaurant for either dinner or breakfast. Both were excellent.More

Thank CanadianJane
Nita_Manager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. It's always a pleasure to receive five stars from our guests and I'm pleased you enjoyed your experience with us. Aura is blessed with having one of the best views in Whistler and...More

Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Located in the Nita lodge , overlooking the Nita lake this hidden gem restaurant has fabulous food and service. Best restaurant that we found in whistler. Lunch and happy hour on the patio. Breakfast and dinner on the patio or dining room . Wine selection...More

Thank SimoneCanada
Nita_Manager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Dear Simone, Thank you for your feedback and for the five star rating! We're so proud of our freshly renovated space and we're glad you enjoyed your experience with us. As you say, the food and service is fantastic enough - but the lake view...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$35
Cuisine
Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Valet Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Monday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Thursday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Friday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Saturday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Whistler
  • Phone Number: +1 604-966-5700
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Description
Combining traditional French cooking techniques with a love of west coast ingredients, Executive Chef James Olberg creates approachable local flavours with a modern, innovative twist. Paired with our new open concept kitchen, fresh decor and unique design features and the stunning lake view, we are sure you are going to love our new space.
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