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Chef's Table at Kensington Riverside Inn

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1126 Memorial Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3E3, Canada (10 "A" Street)
+1 877-313-3733
Today
17:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 13:00
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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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Almaty
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

First, the Chef is fabulous and the food was exceptional. The menu is creative and the preparation and plating was outstanding. The apology, the ambiance was awful. I felt like I was sitting in an over lit restaurant at Homewood Suites in Mississauga or New Jersey. The service was adequate but not attentive and certainly not engaging. This Chef is... More 

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Thank Stephaska
Texas
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are not quite foodies, but we know great food when we see and taste it. The food is truly amazing at the Chef's Table. We had dinner on a Tuesday night so we had no waiting but I hear reservations on other nights are recommended and now I know why. We struck up a conversation with a local couple... More 

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Thank Sue S
Alberta, Canada
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Small restaurant with an open kitchen to watch the professional chefs work. The service was excellent and our meals were delicious.

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Thank Terri G
Calgary, Canada
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I counted nine tables in the restaurant. It was very quiet, which I like. The server would explain everything on the plate and knew the menu. We sat next to the kitchen and enjoyed watching the chefs present the plates. They often used tweezers to ensure the food was presented exactly as intended. We had one appetizer, two entrees, two... More 

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Thank spike256
Calgary
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113 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrated Christmas brunch at the Kensington Riverside Inn, and were exceptionally impressed with the level of service they provided. One of our party is on a very limited diet at the moment, and the chef and waiter were very helpful and attentive to providing a full meal he could have. All the meals were very well prepared, and attractively... More 

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Thank Joanne H
Alberta, Canada
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329 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

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.

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Thank I_Roam_AB
Calgary
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137 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 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.

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Thank CalgaryMarcoPolo
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6 reviews
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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.

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Thank Kelilah H
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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 

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Thank Jon F
New York City, New York
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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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 38
Cuisine
Canadian, Contemporary
Meals
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
Sunday
08:00 - 13:00
Monday
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 10:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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