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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 good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
Closed Now
10:00 - 14:00All hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, 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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11 - 20 of 280 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here and it was the best dinner we had so far in Canada. We had the summer salad (fresh and light) which was really good, the crab and avocado, the salmon tartar (amazing), the cold salmon and the chicken breast. The combinations...More

Thank Isabelleeeex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At the main restaurant- service was really bad, food order was wrong for 2 of us, one was not cooked. Told the person that looked like he was a manager and he said that's too bad and walked away. We live in the area and...More

3  Thank stephen r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Menu was healthy and thoughtfully prepared. Food was impeccable. Best part of the trip was the incredible lakeside view. We had the pleasure of dining at sunset and the location made for a great evening with family over yummy food and tasty drinks. Service was...More

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner in the patio views outstanding Our server was smiley that's his name and it suits him great service with a smile. We had a 3 course dinner with wine paring All the dishes were fabulous and the wines amazing This is one...More

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate dinner here twice in our three nights at the hotel, though we'd normally go for more variety. After a day out, it was no compromise to use the hotel restaurant. The food is really well prepared, varied and interesting without being fancy or...More

Thank Radiocrimson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Anita Lake Lodge and had breakfast on two days at Aura. Lovely location, great staff and very tasty breakfasts. Fantastic light and tasty waffles and a really good omelette.

Thank Susanne B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Smiley was our waiter and he was amazing! He was well versed concerning the menu and was attentive to our every need. It was our anniversary and they treated us to our wine!! The dessert was fabulous and paired well with the great coffee. We...More

Thank machevron
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Beautiful setting for an evening dinner overlooking the lake with a stunning backdrop. Our waiter was very friendly and helpful with the menu and the food was absolutely delicious.

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We had dinner on the way up to Whistler from Vancouver, but we were interested in desert when we arrived. Unfortunately, it was around 9:30 and Aura closes at 9:30. The hostess station was unmanned, but I stopped a young server from Ireland named Cullainn...More

Thank Fred J
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We ate at the unpretentious and modern Aura restaurant whilst staying in Whistler. The food was tasty and simple, complemented with a very reasonable wine list. Service was moderate to slow, so allow yourself time if eating here.

Thank quin-i-bog
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 11:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 11:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 22:00
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
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. Fresh and local, Chef Dean celebrates all things BC. We are passionately committed to offering the freshest ingredients by presenting a seasonal menu that is locally focused and globally artistic, cultivating a healthy relationship between our plates and our planet. Served lakeside and with a smile, join us at AURA for breakfast, dinner or your next special event.
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