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“Amazing charcuterie!!!”
Review of Grapes Wine Bar

Grapes Wine Bar
Ranked #1 of 152 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$34
Cuisines: Canadian, Wine Bar
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Good for: View, Local cuisine
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.
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This wine bar located in the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel is worth the visit! Even if you're not staying at the hotel! We were staying on Banff Avenue but the walk up to the Fairmont will be rewarded with a great wine list and delicious food! We shared 2 bottles of wine here - both unique and delicious. We also had the bread and butter, salt and pepper nuts, candied salmon and the chef's charcuterie board which consisted of 4 cheeses and 4 meats all from Canada as well as mustards, chutneys and pickled vegetables. It's a small space so a reservation is recommended but the food, wine, ambiance and view are well worth it!

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Thank Megan W
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Jeffrey C, Manager at Grapes Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us on Trip Advisor, we are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the selections of wine, cheese, and cured meats! We will be sure to share your kind words with our teams. We hope to welcome you back to Banff again in the future!

Warm regards,

Jeffrey C.
Food and Beverage Manager

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This charming wine bar/deli did not disappoint. Nestled in a corner of the utterly sublime Banff Springs Hotel you'll find Grapes Wine Bar. Very intimate with excellent selection of wines and champagnes. The food is interesting with various cured meats, aged cheeses and pickled vegetables. You think portions are small but believe me, they fill you up!! Staff were helpful and friendly.

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Jeffrey C, Manager at Grapes Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to sharing your review of the wine bar with us on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time with us. With charcuterie boards prepared in the restaurant, it is a treat for all your senses! We hope to welcome you back to Banff again.

Warm regards,

Jeffrey C.
Food and Beverage Manager

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

We have been to Grapes several times before and always love it. Dana was our server on the two occasions we visited on this trip to Banff and as usual, she was excellent. She has been working in Grapes for about 8 years and really knows her job. We always enjoy our conversations with her. We had the cheese fondue which was excellent and added on some interesting charcuterie (smoked buffalo, venison, salami) and some interesting pickles (pickled beets and pickled cauliflower). It made a great meal. Very good wine and prosecco too.

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Thank Judi F
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Jeffrey C, other at Grapes Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking the opportunity to share your feedback with us. We love to hear from our guests and will be sure to pass along your kind words to our teams! The Rocky Mountains are an excellent location to explore your palate! We hope to welcome you back again in the future!

Warm regards,

Jeffrey C.
Food and Beverage Manager

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

The charcuterie and cheese board offered some nice discoveries - the elk salami, smoked blue cheese with cherry jam, and pickled cauliflower. The candied trout was also a special treat. Staff was very friendly and helpful

Thank WestIslander9
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Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Grapes Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review on TripAdvisor. It was
wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your dinner with us. Our team always loves to hear such positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Warm regards,

Jeffrey C.
Food & Beverage Manager

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I absolutely love going to grapes for date night. The atmosphere, the food, the service, we've never been disappointed. My personal favourite is the meat and cheese medley board and the fondue is to die for! Highly recommend going to grapes while in Banff.

Thank Brianne S
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Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Grapes Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review on Tripadvisor. It was wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your recent visit! The medley board is one of our favourites too! We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Warm regards,

Jeffrey C.
Food & Beverage Manager

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