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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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“salmon” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spa breakfast was ordered with soft eggs, they were hard as rocks. Water for tea was warm, not hot. Could not even complain as our server did not come back to check on us until breakfast was done. That being said, partner's eggs benny were...More

Thank Flyer4107
Simon H, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience - I'm sorry to see that you were not satisfied by the overall experience. I will ensure that your comments are shared with our Food & Beverage team and I'm sure steps will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three course meal for $39 is excellent value when the food is this good. Very creative choices, all delicious. Add friendly staff and a cozy room... a great dinner!More

Thank boltuprightCanada
Simon H, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your experience of Aura and for rating us five stars! The $39 menu has enjoyed excellent feedback and I'm pleased that you found the time to enjoy it too. We hope to see you again soon. All the best,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried the 3 course pre-fix dinner menu on our anniversary. Very good quality for $39 price tag, my wife had a really moist cut of chicken breast and I had the braised beef with linguine. We reserved on Open Table and indicated it was...More

Thank Jason T
Simon H, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jason, Thank you for sharing your experience of Aura and for rating us five stars. I'm pleased to see that you had such an enjoyable dining experience with us at Nita Lake Lodge and that Aaron did such a great job looking after you....More

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to go a little more up town, so we reserved a table for my wife's birthday. The 3 course meal special was one of the best meals I ever had. Our waiter Aaron was most entertaining and attentive I have encountered in a...More

Thank Earl H
Simon H, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Dear Earl, Thank you for taking the time to rate Aura five stars - I'm pleased to see that you enjoyed dining with us! I'll be sure to share your feedback with the wider restaurant team and we hope to welcome you again soon. All...More

Reviewed September 14, 2018 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 September 17, 2018

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

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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

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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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$151
Cuisine
Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Monday
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Thursday
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.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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