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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
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“cremeux” (3 reviews)
“summer salad” (3 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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$$$$
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2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 291 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited the newly renovated Aura for dinner twice now. The first time we sat at the bar. The meal was incredible! The salad was SO fresh and seasoned to perfection. The Chicken dish is yummy. The Salmon special was cooked perfectly. The wheat...More

Thank jillw598
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last night I had an opportunity to dine at Aura at the Nita Lake Lodge. The new open kitchen concept is beautiful! Chef James was engaging, making wonderful menu recommendations and graciously answering our questions as we dined on Tiger Prawns, Ahi Poke, Butternut Risotto...More

Thank CHSprofit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived for breakfast at 10am and the restaurant was half full. After placing our order the waitress brought our coffees with no teaspoon, sugar or milk. I had to get up and ask for these. We finished our coffee and sat there waiting for...More

Thank ChrisJames204
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food and service was great. Went the first day they reopened and was quick impress with the food and drinks. Cocktail menu was awesome!

Thank Whistlerite1
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We had made a reservation for Christmas night for the second sitting at 8pm and arrived about 10 minutes early and so were not surprised to be told we would have to wait a short while. Unfortunately the short while ended up being around 45...More

Thank Peedee1955
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

The food is better than I expected. Reasonably priced. It’s one of the places that I have made a mental note to come back next ski season. I love the tuna and salmon poke dish. Absolutely amazing. Try it.

Thank AndrewQTM
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Handy to stay in the Lodge and experience new cuisine which was tasty. Service was good too. There was a 3 course meal which we find good value. However there was only one choice for dessert which we found limiting. More choice there please. We...More

Thank Adeline M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Its difficult to find a three course vegan meal on a fine dining menu. Kale and Quinoa Salad, Mushroom and Lentil Pave, and the Dark Chocolate Cremeux. This was hands down the best three course vegan meal we have ever had and the dessert might...More

1  Thank AltaLakeJim
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We had breakfast here every morning of our 5 night stay. The food was delicious and the service was great!

Thank kristeninrr
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Aura is a nice restaurant located inside Nita lake lodge. We were served by a nice waiter named Smiley ☺️. My wife and I both had the Canada 150 set menu that showcased the various produce from the North, South, East and Western areas of...More

Thank Nigel L
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$11 - US$35
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast
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
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View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
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
Description
* AURA is currently closed while undergoing a complete renovation and will be reopening in early December 2017.

Fresh. Casual. Local. Inspired and influenced by our people, our place and our produce, AURA creates a casual and comfortable dining experience in a unique lakeside setting. Whether it's freshly-caught salmon from the west coast of BC or black trumped mushrooms foraged from the forest around us, we create unforgettable dishes using lovingly-harvested seasonal ingredients and then we share it with friends.
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