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Bow Valley Grill

) #37 of 106 Restaurants in Banff ₹₹₹₹ American, ,
The Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
+1 403-762-6860
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (109 reviews)
“prime rib” (29 reviews)
“roast beef” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Canadian, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹₹₹
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LOCATION
The Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
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1 - 10 of 415 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Breakfast at the BVG simply cannot be beat. The selection and quality of the food was remarkable. If you leave hungry it's your own fault. I particularly enjoyed the omelette station and the wide variety of fresh fruit. We had dinner here one night as...More

Thank LS679
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The decor is a little old fashioned on two occasions we sat by the window and this made a huge difference to be able to look out at the mountains was great. Breakfast here is absolutely amazing especially if you get the buffet so many...More

Thank Lozzi26
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had made reservations in advance for Father's Day brunch. We had a great Window table with a fab view. Our server was excellent and attended to everything and was always one step ahead with fresh cutlery, carafe of coffee, etc. The brunch was excellent...More

Thank Blair F
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. It was lovely to hear how much you enjoyed your Father's Day Brunch with us. We always love welcoming guests on such special occasions! Our culinary team will be thrilled...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had just arrived at the Fairmont Banff hotel and were tired. Had reservations at the Bow Valley Grill that we made way in advance. Had a great table by the window and an amazing view. Take the tour of the Castle and they will...More

2  Thank Jodi B
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your meal. This is clearly not the time of experience we wish any of our guest to have. I have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want a generous breakfast and a great view, - the breakfast buffet at Bow Valley Grill - inside the Fairmont Banff - is a super choice! Omelets, pancakes, french toast, Maple syrup, bacon, sausage, fruit, yogurt, hot and cold cereal, fruit compote, pastries...etc!...More

Thank Eric G
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It sounds as though you had the perfect breakfast before a busy day of exploring the Rockies! Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Buffet breakfast, large choices of food, well layed out for access to food areas. We had a seat by the window looking over a patio. Food was tasty. My wife had an omelette prepared by the chef to her liking. I took selection from those...More

Thank Geraldine R
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for writing such a lovely review on TripAdvisor. It was wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your breakfast with us. What a perfect way to start a busy day of exploring in the Rockies! Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited last weekend and the choice and quality of food on the buffet was excellent. Service was great too especially the personal tour with the head chef my daughter got to explain what was coeliac friendly at each station..... and there was a huge...More

Thank OmanRob
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for writing such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor. It is fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed your Brunch with us. Our culinary team always loves to hear such positive feedback! Warm regards, Jeffrey C. Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I do not recommend the Sunday brunch at the Bow Valley Grill : it gets overcrowded with long lines at almost every food stations and the noise created by all the guests chatting gives you an headache and forces to speak loud even at your...More

1  Thank HOTELLMEMORE
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your brunch experience. It is always our goal to provide our guests with memorable experience. I have shared your comments...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant in the historic Banff Springs Fairmont offers well prepared food in a grand dining room setting. I very much enjoyed the prime rib, although the kitchen made some unannounced substitutions (baked for mashed potatoes), Avoid any of the "honeyed" desert options, as they...More

Thank Fontek
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. It was wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the Prime Rib and the service provided. I have shared your comments with our culinary team as they are always looking for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to try the buffet @ $32 each, I think it might have been a better choice to order off the menu. I was looking forward to ordering a smoothie at the smoothie bar, however there was no one running it from the time...More

Thank CanadianCalgary_AB
Jeffrey C, Food & Beverage Manager at Bow Valley Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. I am sorry to hear that you found your breakfast disappointing. This is clearly not the way we wish any of our guests to start their day. We are always...More

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Itzzlizz
If they have a private section or room ?
15 July 2015|
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Response from Chris L | Reviewed this property |
there is not really a private area. they had us just in a section off the back. i would recommend a different venue or a catered event as the hotel has lots of neat places to set up depending on the size of your group.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 32
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 11:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 11:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 11:00
Thursday
07:00 - 11:00
Friday
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Fairmont Banff Springs | 405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J4, Canada
  • Public Transportation: There is a bus service run by the town which runs approximately every 40 minutes into Banff. Fare is $2.00 per person. The bus operates daily from 6:35 a.m. until 11:15 p.m. The bus stop is located directly outside the front of the hotel on Spray Ave.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-762-6860
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Fairmont Banff Springs
Description
Savour the very best in authentic Rocky Mountain cuisine at the Bow Valley Grill - home to our legendary weekend brunch.

Enjoy majestic views of Banff National Park in a relaxed family friendly atmosphere that celebrates the spirit of the outdoors, with handcrafted sculptures and tables constructed by local Albertan artisans. An impressive open kitchen provides an opportunity to see our talented chefs in action as they create delectable meals using seasonal organic produce and a focus from farm to table.
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