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“Not Bad at all, the Crystal Reps love the place!!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Elk and Oarsman Kitchen and Bar

Elk and Oarsman Kitchen and Bar
Ranked #30 of 143 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$70
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Brunch, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Swale, Kent, UK
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Not Bad at all, the Crystal Reps love the place!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2012

Over two weeks in Banff, we had two meals in the bar, great location in the centre of town, entry via a small doorway and stairs, once inside, a great place to eat and drink.

Plus this is were the Crystal Reps hold the weekly welcome meeting for new guests.

The Elk steaks and ribs plus drinks are excellent.

The prices are very reasonable too.

Visited March 2012
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florida
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Surprisingly good eats sports pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2012

This is a somewhat typical casual sports pub/bar with a very untypical upscale menu that the chef and management pull-off quite well. All the dinners in our group of six looked great......from the fresh salmon to the super-tender ribs to the hearty bowl of tomato-garlic soup. Portions sizes left no room for dessert. The service was just right. Prices very good. This place will not disappoint.....so don't miss it.

Visited March 2012
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Canada
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“It was okay”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

This pub/restaurant came recommended and was fine considering we were looking for something less expensive. The service was a bit haphazard but it was a comfortable place to have a beer and meal.

Visited February 2012
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best steak sandwiches”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

We were looking for a place for lunch and noticed this pub. The sign mentioned $8 steak sandwiches which was an immediate yes for my husband. I ended up getting the same. They were amazing! The service was friendly and prompt. The value of the food was great (came with fries and small salad). Would highly recommend to go to

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Bristol, UK
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Great Food, Shabby Service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2012

Food was excellent ($8 steak 'sandwich' special with 2 sides highly recommended) but the service was very slow. Just not enough staff. It took over an hour for the food to arrive.

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