A tempting selection of the best restaurants in Banff & Lake Louise
This Banff restaurant features expertly prepared Irish pub fare, like Steak and Guinness Pie and Bangers and Mash, along with Canadian inspired dishes from executive chef Chris MacDougall, runner up on Chopped Canada Season 1. St. James also offers a large menu of scotch and Irish whiskies with 55 options to choose from.
The Gate is an authentic Irish pub and restaurant with a warm, friendly atmosphere. Named after the original Guinness brewery, the traditional furniture, bar, beer taps and antiques were procured in Dublin, Ireland and sent overseas to Banff where it was reassembled.
Live music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights attracts visitors and locals. Celtic and Maritime bands are often featured, but classic rock acts also take the stage.
Monday: Happy hour 4 to 6 pm, $1 off draught.
Tuesday: Happy hour: $1 off draught, 4 pm to 6 pm. $1 off draught.
Wednesday: Happy hour 4 to 6 pm, $1 off draught.
Thursday: Irish Night: 5-11 pm, $13 Irish fare and live entertainment. Irish Night: $1 off Irish beer; $1 off draught (5-11 pm). Happy hour: $1 off draught, 4 pm to 6 pm.
Friday: Happy hour 4 to 6 pm, $1 off draught.
Mains: $17 to $27
Drinks: wines $36, $9 for a 6oz glass, $13 for a 9oz, 12 choices; 23 beers on tap; over 35 scotches; 8 Irish whiskeys; Irish coffee; Baileys coffee; buttery Irishman; hot Toddy