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Aura Restaurant

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2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
+1 604-966-5700
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (16 reviews)
“poached eggs” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 302 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food: AMAZING! I would say 10/10! All the food that we ordered was done really well, both presentation and taste. Highly recommend their tuna poke appetizer. Service: BEST - Lewis our server was THE BEST! very attentive, yet not overdoing and very very polite! Champagne...More

Thank Féby F
Nita_Manager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. I'm so pleased that you had a great experience at Aura and that Lewis did such a great job taking care of you. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. All the best, Simon simon@nitalakelodge.com

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an awesome place for a delicious meal. The food is outstanding and so good. We had dinner and breakfast here, as we were staying at Nita Lake Lodge. I highly recommend this restaurant for either dinner or breakfast. Both were excellent.More

Thank CanadianJane
Nita_Manager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. It's always a pleasure to receive five stars from our guests and I'm pleased you enjoyed your experience with us. Aura is blessed with having one of the best views in Whistler and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the Nita lodge , overlooking the Nita lake this hidden gem restaurant has fabulous food and service. Best restaurant that we found in whistler. Lunch and happy hour on the patio. Breakfast and dinner on the patio or dining room . Wine selection...More

Thank SimoneCanada
Nita_Manager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Simone, Thank you for your feedback and for the five star rating! We're so proud of our freshly renovated space and we're glad you enjoyed your experience with us. As you say, the food and service is fantastic enough - but the lake view...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Arrived at 7, family of four. Restaurant not to capacity. Ordered off the three course pairing menu. Pre-dinner drinks were inventive and tasty. First course arrived quickly. We flagged our server down for a glass of wine. Dinner arrived and was prepared perfectly. At this...More

1  Thank Stacy P
NitaManager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Dear Stacy, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. Please accept my apologies for what sounds like a sub par experience. It seems as though we let the ball drop on this one and I'd like to assure you that this is...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018

I dined here in December and was blown away with their 3 course dinner. My favourite dishes are the prawn appetizer and burrata cheese. I would also highly recommend the salmon entree.Very pleased to see so many BC wines on the wine list too. Dinning...More

Thank Kathryn B
NitaManager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Hi Kathryn, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for Aura. We're so proud of our new look and we're glad that you enjoyed it too. The salmon entree is a great choice - it's definitely my favourite! If you're a fan...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018

We had our elopement style wedding in the private dining room, and people CANNOT stop raving about the food. Great service, great food. Would recommend for anyone looking to host an event, or even just dine their during their stay in Whistler. You don't want...More

Thank Madison H
NitaManager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

HI Madison, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We're over the moon to have been a part of your special day and we're glad that you and your guests enjoyed dining with us. Wishing the newlyweds many happy returns! Best wishes, Simon simon@nitalakelodge.com

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Dinner on a Saturday evening, as part of an overnight stay at Nita Lake Lodge. Seated promptly (with a reservation). We had burrata and poke as appetizers, both very good. Suggested wine pairings were not bad. Braised ribs and steak as main dishes: the ribs...More

Thank BigDig14
NitaManager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback. We're glad that you had an enjoyable experience and that Lewis did a great job at making you feel welcome. Here in Whistler, a lake view is unique to Nita Lake Lodge and definitely sought after by our...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

We look forward as a family to eating out and sampling the fine dining that the area/country has to offer. Usually it's an experience to remember for the right reasons Sadly not so this time Came as a family for dinner before the redo March...More

Thank cwsdean1
NitaManager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback and our sincerest apologies that we were unable to meet expectations on this occasion. At Nita Lake Lodge we strive for excellence in all that we do. Your review will be shared amongst the Aura team and any...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Once at the table, came the waiter told us about specials, he told us 3 times the price of each one, with ladies at the table .... After ours appetizers, came the waiter and told us that our main course will be delate because they...More

Thank Matteo S
NitaManager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Dear guest, I'm sorry to hear that you had a negative experience at Aura. Our front of house team is specially selected and trained to provide exceptional service to each and every guest. Your feedback will be shared with Aura management to ensure there are...More

Reviewed 28 February 2018

After our last year experience we are surprised by the innovations. The changes they brought in are not completely in style with the old part of the hotel building. Somewhat halfway! Large open kitchen from which a lot of noise came in the restaurant together...More

Thank Nic M
NitaManager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Dear Nic, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We're so happy that you returned to Nita Lake Lodge. Our recent renovations certainly are vibrant and our open kitchen concept is intended as part of the attraction. We sincerely apologize...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 34
Cuisine
Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Valet Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Whistler
  • Phone Number: +1 604-966-5700
  • E-mail
Description
Combining traditional French cooking techniques with a love of west coast ingredients, Executive Chef James Olberg creates approachable local flavours with a modern, innovative twist. Paired with our new open concept kitchen, fresh decor and unique design features and the stunning lake view, we are sure you are going to love our new space.
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