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Chef's Table at Kensington Riverside Inn

Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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1126 Memorial Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3E3, Canada (10 "A" Street)
+1 877-313-3733
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 10:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 13:00
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Alberta, Canada
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329 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Smaller restaurant located inside a little Inn. The menu is not extensive but what they do they do well. Well laid out and good presentation. Had a delicious brunch there recently! Not a fast-food place so don't expect to pay fast-food prices.

Thank I_Roam_AB
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137 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Exquisite, delicious cuisine. Inventive, well presented. Unobtrusive but knowledgable service. What's not to like? We did not have reservations, but they fit us in by seating us in the lounge by the fireplace. Try the albacore tuna salad, the juniper glazed duck or the pork with fennel.

Thank CalgaryMarcoPolo
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Chef's table accommodates dietary needs such as gluten intolerance and does it without making a big fuss. It's a great place for a relaxing dinner with friends and you can watch the preparations in the kitchen as it is open and visible from the dining room.

Thank Kelilah H
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I hesitate to write negative reviews because anyone can have an off night. So usually I do not write negative reviews. In this case I make an exception. Chef's Table has a great reputation in Calgary. We had a business dinner, where everything was presented as if this would be a gourmet experience. One person's salmon arrived raw in the... More 

Thank Jon F
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

There are lots of good reviews of this restaurant. The restaurant is located inside a cozy and elegant boutique hotel. We had a 'Traditional Breakfast' and "Strawberry Mascarpone French Toast". I have to say I probably over expecting their food cause from all of good reviews. I will say it's a good food but not the fantastic one. The French... More 

Thank Jenyfunfun
Innisfail, AB. Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This quiet little restaurant in Calgary's Kensington district is sooooo worth checking out! The Hotel and dining room are beautifully decorated with your Chef's kitchen, at the heart of the room, creating your culinary delight right in front of You!

Thank MaDuck18
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We were staying at the Kensington Riverside ... so I had reservation about eating at the hotel restaurant just because it is convenient. We had ended having 2 meals there. My husband had a bison dish. He loved it. I was not so hungry, so I ordered a salad and a pea shoot / shrimp risotto appetizer. Salad was so... More 

Thank HolmesPittsburgh
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

on 13 August 2016, my partner and I had an excellent yet pricey dinner perfectly executed. Though the rosé wine was somewhat warm for the first twenty minutes. An affable waiter tried to use salt and ice to expedite the cooling process to no avail. For a restaurant of this magnitude this is an unacceptable faux-pas. Furthermore , our waitress... More 

Thank SPH94
League City, Texas
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Visited my brother and family in Canada, we decided to go to The Chef's Table. Food was delicious, I don't usually order tomato soup but this one is one of a kind... It was like hmmm! U can taste the sweetness , little sour with a kick! Customer service, waitress are excellent, friendly staff. The only thing i can say... More 

Thank Pinktiga
Tampa, Florida
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Small, elegant hotel restaurant. The food was clean and amazing. No extra salt or sugar added. Everyone liked their breakfasts.

Thank FloridaGal2000

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$38
Canadian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1126 Memorial Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3E3, Canada
    (10 "A" Street)
  • Public Transportation: Close to Sunnyside C-train station
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 877-313-3733
  • This restaurant is at Kensington Riverside Inn
Chef's Table is a CAA four-diamond award-winning upscale 40-seat restaurant residing at the Kensington Riverside Inn, Calgary's only Relais & Chateaux property. Chef's Table is one of Calgary's top fine-dining establishments, serving modern French cuisine in a uniquely memorable dining experience. Chef de Cuisine Michel Nop showcases his passion for food in our open concept kitchen. Enjoy breakfast, dinner or weekend brunch in our intimate 40-seat restaurant. Dine indoors or sit outside on our patio overlooking the Bow River, open seasonally from mid-May through September. Be sure to ask about our ever-changing tasting menus with wine pairings. Passing through the neighbourhood? ... Chef's Table is available for special events, receptions and weddings.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?