This tapas and sandwich bar is is one of Banff’s most vibrant restaurants, but don’t overlook the mains! Owned by four locals, Block Kitchen + Bar serves fresh, creative food influenced by Asia and the rest of the world, as well as an impressive selection of sustainable seafood items recommended by Ocean Wise.
Atmosphere & Accolades
Block Kitchen + Bar has an intimate and trendy vibe with eclectic light fixtures above the large bar, and an impressive wooden wine rack on the wall. A local favourite, Block has consistently been rated as one of the best restaurants in Banff since it opened in 2014. Its unique ‘urban rustic’ interior design, with tables cut from a single Douglas fir tree, landed an article in Canadian Interiors magazine.
Nibbles: Soup of the Current Whim; Smoky Tamari Almonds; Mixed Olives; Edamame; Block Kimchi
Tapas: Beef Tataki Rolls; Asian Lettuce Wraps: pork belly or Asian beef; Pig Duck and Fig Rilettes: house chutney, crostinis; Shoestring Fries, sumac salt and spicy mayo; Silk Road Chicken Skewers: marinated in soy sauce, ginger, spices
Sandwiches: Naanwich: brisket, pork belly or pulled duck, lettuce, pea shoots, pickles, sweet chili mango sauce; Blockalicious Burger: Alberta beef, pork belly, roasted tomato, onion compote, Japanese mayo; Crispy Chicken; Veggie Naanburger
Cold: Three Dips with Toasted Naan; Spicy Albacore Tuna Tartare; Cheese Board; Charcuterie Board