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Workshop Kitchen + Culture

608 1 St SW | Located in the Grand Theatre Building - Downtown, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1M6, Canada
+1 403-266-7062
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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608 1 St SW | Located in the Grand Theatre Building - Downtown, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1M6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent lunch option downtown - good variety, a little indulgent, and only $25 for three courses. What's not to love?

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Grinndle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I remember the Grand theatre in the seventies. I saw taxi Driver there. There still are ruminants of the old theatre. The floor and the entry. Going there had a nostalgic glow. Until the waiter came. What a piece of work that little mister was....More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank K P
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Was invited to a business dinner and had never heard of the place. Located in the old Grand Theatre in downtown Calgary. They offer a blind 3 or 5 course tasting menu however we opted for the regular menu. That said we asked for a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pauljames403
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We wanted to love Workshop. It had been on my list for many months and the reviews were excellent. We went mid week for a birthday celebration. The downside of our evening was the service. Our server was lackluster and flat and rushed. He returned...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stephmc15
Reviewed 2 October 2018

My girlfriend and I had the three course meal and it was delicious! Would come back again! The service was excellent as well!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Raymond L
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Loved everything about our visit. Four of our group had the 5 course tasting menu and every course was beautifully presented, unique tasting and perfectly cooked. We especially enjoyed the duck breast and lamb courses. The wine pairings were well done. The other 2 of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dlflan
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I first discovered this gem after we held our company Client Christmas lunch there. I've been back a few times personally and it's never let me down. The wine pairings are always good and the food is always delicious. It's definitely understated a little off...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Canadianseagull
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant on trip advisor. Having travelled from Regina to Calgary we wanted something close to our hotel. 400 meters from Fairmont. Perfect. We tried the 5 courses with wine paring. Good decision. They will tell you what will be served if you...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Famille_chabot
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Food and service was excellent with a good atmosphere. Wait staff was attentive and food service was prompt.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank dsaskiw
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

The write up sounded intriguing and it lived up to that. An interesting concept with an interesting menu and two tasting menus. I tried the 3 course one and went along with the surprise content. I was not disappointed; great food, well presented and very...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rossland58
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20 September 2018|
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Response from July2008Alberta | Reviewed this property |
The Chef can accommodate you. Let your server know.
Sameer R
1 April 2018|
Response from Ilume | Reviewed this property |
Dress is casual.
tonia s
1 March 2018|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
Early in the evening, quiet and well-behaved would be fine. But, really, it is an adult restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 1 St SW | Located in the Grand Theatre Building - Downtown, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1M6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-266-7062
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