Thanksgiving Special Menus
If you are planning to spend thanksgiving weekend in Banff, you will no doubt be searching for a special meal to mark the occasion. While all Banff restaurants will be open for business as usual, you may find that the following special Thanksgiving menus will make your holiday weekend that bit more festive:
The Evergreen Restaurant at the Delta Banff Royal Canadian Lodge have put together a mouth-watering Thanksgiving menu, starting with a choice of cream of butternut squash soup, or salad of char grilled asparagus, or tempura crab roll. For the main course choose between traditional roast tom turkey with mousseline potatoes and gravy, or Italian style roast porchetta. Finish with a dessert of iced hazelnut semifreddo or a crepe suzette. This Thanksgiving special will be served on October 6, 7, and 8 2012 and costs $54 for adults and $24 for children under 12.
Melissa’s Restaurant are serving a Thanksgiving dinner from 4-10pm on Sunday October 7 and Monday October 8 which includes a salad and bread starter followed by roast turkey with stuffing and gravy, mashed potatoes and vegetables for $22.95, or $13.95 for children. Dessert is not included in the price, however pumpkin pie will be available as an extra for those who have saved room for it!
The Keg Steakhouse at the Banff Caribou Lodge is serving a Thanksgiving Sunday brunch from 11am – 1.30pm which will include roast turkey with stuffing & gravy, and all the trimmings as well as breakfast items, costing $20.99 for adults and $9.99 for children under 12.
At the same venue, there will be an evening Thanksgiving dinner buffet from 4pm to 10.00pm featuring roast turkey, oven roasted prime rib, peel & eat shrimp, salad bar, dessert bar and much more, costing $30.99 for adults and $12.99 for children.
The Chinook Restaurant at the Banff Park Lodge will be serving a Thanksgiving brunch on Sunday October 7th 2012 from 10am to 2pm. The buffet will include a selection of salads, cold cuts, smoked salmon, shrimp, as well as some Thanksgiving specials such as roasted turkey with port wine gravy, sage and chestnut dressing, butter whipped potatoes, carved Alberta beef, and roast pork in wild mushroom sauce. You will also find a selection of delightful desserts, including a chocolate fountain and pumpkin pie! The cost is $31 for adults, and $21 for children 6-12 years. Be sure to bring a good appetite!
The Juniper Bistro is offering a special 3 course menu for Thanksgiving on Saturday October 6th, Sunday October 7th and Monday October 8th, costing $28 for adults. Start with a spiced carrot & parsnip soup with candied pecans & creme fraiche, followed by roasted turkey with turkey confit mashed potatoes, gravy and seasonal vegetables, with a home made sticky toffee pudding for dessert. There is also a children’s menu for $9 with a small portion of turkey with regular mashed potatoes & gravy followed by vanilla ice cream with maple caramel sauce for dessert.
At the Rimrock Resort Hotel, a Thanksgiving dinner is being served in the Primrose Dining Room on the evenings of October 6, 7 and 8. The delicious menu, costing $39pp can be seen here (pdf). A special children’s menu (pdf) is also available for $19.
The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel are offering a Thanksgiving dinner buffet on Sunday & Monday (6-9pm) in the Bow Valley Grill for $55pp ($27.50 for children 6-12yrs). On the menu you will find roasted turkey plus all the trimmings as well as a wide range of other dishes.
The Bow Valley Grill is also featuring their regular brunch on October 6 & 7, costing $45pp ($22.50 for children 6-12yrs).
The Bison Restaurant is offering a Thanksgiving special on Sunday October 7th and Monday October 8th which includes a ham hock & parsnip soup to start, followed by honey brined turkey breast and confit leg, sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, gravy and cranberry sauce as the entree. Finished off with warm pumpkin pound cake with white chocolate cranberry ice cream for dessert, and you’ve got a fine 3 course meal for $40.
At Banff International Hotel, Ricky’s All Day Grill is serving turkey dinner from 4pm on October 6, 7 and 8 for just $15.99pp. The meal includes a soup or salad starter and a dessert of creme brulee cheesecake or sticky toffee pudding .
*The above prices do not include tax or tip.
Please contact the above restaurants directly to book your table.
To avoid disappointment, early reservations are recommended for Thanksgiving events at all Banff restaurants.