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Grapes Wine Bar

) #24 of 107 Restaurants in Banff $$ - $$$ , , Gluten Free Options
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel | 405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-6860
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Wine Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel | 405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grapes wine bar is a small hidden gem in the Fairmont Banff Springs. David was the chef on both occasions we dined there. His charcuterie boards and cheese plates were works of art. Dana was also a wonderful server. Every other restaurant in Banff was...More

Thank ACT548
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Grapes Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, We have to agree, Grapes is truly a hidden gem in our Castle! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. Our team always loves to hear such positive feedback. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Hidden away in the heart of the Banff Springs Hotel, Grapes is a treasure to be sought out!! Very small but that is part of the charm! My husband, our two daughters and I went in for dinner last night and absolutely loved it!!! We...More

Thank desmor63
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Grapes Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience in Grapes. We were thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your dinner. Our team always loves to hear such wonderful feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back the next...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Charcuterie, bread and foie gras were awesome. Also had the cheese fondue but it was NOT good. Told the the server however, and she immediately took it off the bill and we got the duck liver pate that they added some foie gras to and...More

Thank Bubbles233
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Grapes Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. It was lovely to hear how much you enjoyed your dinner. I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the Cheese Fondue, but glad to hear that server was about to provide...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing, fresh and lots of flavour. Jessica and Dana are so friendly and knowledgeable with the meats and cheeses! Highly recommended!

1  Thank super_manga1965
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Grapes Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for writing such a lovely review on TripAdvisor! Our team always loves to hear such positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This wine bar is located in the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel with an amazing view facing the mountains. They offer a wide variety of drinks but also charcuterie platters and dessert. For the Banff area, the prices were very reasonable and the service was excellent....More

Thank Geopiggy
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Grapes Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for writing such a lovely review on TripAdvisor. I was thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your visit! You'll have to return to try some of our amazing charcuterie! Our culinary team always loves to share such memorable meals!We...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

Grapes is a small venue and a bit pricy, as are all things in Banff. But this is a must do if you like charcuterie! Jessica was amazing! We sat at the bar where you can watch her prep all the orders. It was amazing...More

Thank angusmcmac
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Grapes Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor. I was thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your dinner. It is always our goal to leave our guests with such memorable experiences. I will certainly be...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Ideal Gourmet Wine Bar Facility! Foundation of this comfortable and warm ambiance is the sophistication of their "House Made" Fondues! And to compliment these fondues are a variety of fabulous wild and domestic meats and International cheeses. Outstanding variety of breads/pickles/sauces/and additional condimentsl Not to...More

Thank alan a
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Grapes Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the wonderful feedback! Our team always loves to hear such positive feedback from our guests! We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in town. Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 14 May 2017

We were guests of the hotel and stopped for a glass of wine before dinner and were turned away at the door despite many available tables. Not the level of service I expect from a Fairmont property.More

1  Thank Foodie-diver
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Grapes Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I am sorry to hear that you were turned away upon arrival. The restaurant does take reservations in the first seating, so despite a few available they made have been pre-assigned to...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Favorite place of my son and daughter-in-law, won't disappoint. We were able to get the table by the window. Beautiful view, fantastic meal!More

Thank Ratmomma
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Grapes Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share such wonderful feedback. It was great to hear how much you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in the Rockies! Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

The food here was awesome. Especially the duck pate so good. The service was brilliant. I felt very welcomed and relaxed. Would definitely go backMore

Thank webbtravellog
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Grapes Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us on Tripadvisor. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal! The duck pate is a favorite of ours as well. We will be sure to pass along your kind words to...More

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Arlene M
4 December 2015|
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Response from Jeffrey C | Property representative |
Hello, Fairmont Gift Certificates make for a great gift! They can be purchased at any Fairmont Hotel or online on the Fairmont Stores website.
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Linda M
29 October 2015|
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No dress code - casual is fine!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$35
Cuisine
Wine Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel | 405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-6860
  • E-mail
Description
Savoury charcuterie, fine cheeses and award-winning wines are showcased nightly at the cozy Grapes Wine Bar. Sample from a tempting menu of tasty gourmet favourites made in-house, including cured meats and pates, candied salmon, freshly baked breads and delicious pickled vegetables. This historic, charming room was originally established in 1926 as a writing room and a place for people to gather their thoughts, share experiences and converse with family and friends. Enjoy the entertaining, interactive atmosphere of Grapes Wine Bar, a dining experience like no other.
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