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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
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Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Stopped in at 6pm with no reservations, absolutely a great meal and superior service. I had the 3course meal of salad, sturgeon and chocolate mousse. Everything was great. Wife had salad and salmon. One of the best meals I have had in Whistler in over...More

Thank gearmansteve
Reviewed 4 March 2016

We got there early about 5:30pm Friday eve on reservation. It was the best table with lake view. Modern elegant dining. Toby our English waiter was nicely formal and serious but very carefully attentive. cocktails and wine list was quite adequate. The food was impeccably...More

Thank silverone60
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Rustic: No table cloths, scratched wood table tops, stone ware generally down scale from the former self. Not Rusty: Steamed muscles were overall fine but off my palate by too much sour, possibly vinegar? Lamb should was the star of the meal, with reservations. The...More

2  Thank westcoastfoodee
Reviewed 28 January 2016

This Restaurant has the potential to be Whistler's finest location and Fine Dining Restaurant. Unfortunately, it fails from every angle. Set within a stunning lakeside Hotel with an amazing reputation. The restaurant is staffed by untrained waiters and waitresses, and it shows clearly.For the prices...More

1  Thank stuart s
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We went at 6:45am and really enjoyed our breakfast. Omelette was delicious and the waffles were amazing. We also had an outstanding view while we ate. Overall - delightful experience!

Thank Meghan W
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We went here for New Years. The first sitting was about $80 a person. This was a fairly reasonable price for 3 courses at a reputable restaurant. Our 10 yr old was with us and the menu was just a bit too adult and a...More

1  Thank meckie
Reviewed 15 December 2015

My wife and I came only for the complimentary breakfasts that came with our accommodations package, so can't comment on their other menus. But we're pretty happy with what we got on both our breakfast days. We've tried the Nita Breakfast (think typical mix of...More

Thank eyoung2013
Reviewed 26 November 2015

This place is beautiful. From the woodworked resort to the tables in the restaurant. The view is amazing. The staff wants you to be happy there and enjoy your meal. Very beautiful plating of your food as well as a great selection.

Thank gperlman
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Nita Lake Lodge a couple of days ago and after a much needed lazy morning stumbled downstair to Aura for breakfast. We were seated right next to the window overlooking the lake and we could not have asked for a better morning....More

Thank JWC2012
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We booked Aura for our anniversary dinner as we were staying in the hotel. We had fresh bread with butter and tapenade to start and then a daily special ravioli starter which was very colourful and tasty. Main courses were the pork chop with a...More

1  Thank Foodieonhols
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
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, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:30
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
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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