The Park Distillery is an impressive Banff restaurant with the only distillery in a Canadian National Park. Their specialty is serving campfire-inspired meals and house-made spirits. Mains from the wood-fired grill and rotisserie are served on tin platters and patterned crockery; spirit-infused sauces come in metal camping mugs. Check out the free tours that run daily at 3:30 pm.
Park Distillery’s contemporary ‘alpine hut’ décor features tree trunk accents, antler lighting fixtures and other outdoorsy touches. Grab a bite at the bar or people watch from windows that, on nice days, completely open onto Banff Avenue. Two patios offer mountain views, and there is a liquor and gift store on-site.
Breakfast and Lunch
Breakfast Tacos; Skillet Cinnamon Buns; Park Prime Rib Benny; Big Mountain Breakfast: 2 eggs, sausage, bacon, baked beans, smashed potato, toast
Park Burger; Rotisserie Chicken Sandwich; Fish Fry and Chips; The Blue Dog: jumbo cheddar beef and bacon sausage in corn batter on a stick
Appetizers: Crispy Cauliflower; Cornbread; Blackened Salmon Tacos; Hot Wings; Picnic in the Park: selection of charcuterie, cheese, pickles
Smoked Brie: cranberry apple chutney, crips and crackers
Tin Foil Trout: Bow River trout, corn relish, campfire sides; St. Louis Ribs: slaw, smashed potato, Bow Valley BBQ sauce
Rigatoni: Park chili vodka cream, marinara, arugula, Fairwinds goat cheese; Rotisserie Chicken: slaw, smashed potato, campfire drippings gravy, grilled lemon
Wood-Fired Grill: Campfire Striploin; AAA Tenderloin; Pork Rib Chop
Desserts: Smoking S’more; Apple Blackberry Crumble Pie; Trio of Park Signature Gelato
Mains: $15.50 to $46; $15.50 to $38 at lunch; $13.50 to $14 at breakfast
Drinks: Housemade classic, vanilla, chili and espresso vodka; glacier rye $7.50 (1 oz); wine $50 to $185, $10 to $15 by the glass, 10 choices; mixologist cocktails $10 to $12; feature beers, ciders and international whiskies