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Eden - Rimrock Resort Hotel
Eden - Rimrock Resort Hotel

Eden - Rimrock Resort Hotel Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.rimrockresort.com
  • Phone: (403) 762-1848
  • Hours of Operation: Oct-May: Wednesday - Sunday: 6pm - 9pm (check reservations for closure days)
    June-Sept: Thursday - Monday: 6pm - 9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: French
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access
  • Private Party Facilities: Our private Bordeaux room with stunning views is available for up to 12 guests

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 300 Mountain Avenue
  • Public Transit: Banff public transit service available to the hotel, please see link below for stops schedule.

    http://www.banff.ca/Assets/PDFs/Locals+PDF/Roam+Transit.pdf
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet parking when dining in Eden
A word from Eden - Rimrock Resort Hotel
Our AAA Five Diamond award winning restaurant is an exquisite dining experience, offering French cuisine with regional accents. Combined with Eden's Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence and ALTO Award winning service, this restaurant provides each guest with the finest in dining, service and scenic views in Banff. Sommeliers are on staff to offer the best wine pairing to compliment the experience. Eden is closed Monday and Tuesday or for private functions, please check reservation for availability.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "There is a reason, Eden Room is Alberta's only remaining 5 Star restaurants! It is outstanding! The food, service, view, atmosphere, and wine selection make this more of an experience than a meal - a most memorable one to be sure. It is pricey and worth every penny"
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Overpriced. The food, although looking "pretty"flattered to deceive. Came away feeling hungry and in total shock at the cost of it all. $410 (Canadian) for two courses , 1 bottle of wine ( the least expensive on the list) and 1 brandy. A pretentious sort of place without much atmosphere."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "We came to Banff for one night only specifically to dine at Eden. We had stayed at the Rimrock before but were unable to get a reservation at that time. The experience was everything we expected. From the artistic presentation of each course on the Chef's Tasting Menu to the exquisite Eden wine pairings to the exceptional and knowledgeable service and sommelier staff, our evening could not have been better. Thank you, thank you, thank you!"
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "An amazing dining experience in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. The food and wine were exquisite and the service top drawer. Worth every penny."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Dining at the Eden is an experience that everyone should try at least once. Amazing. The name says it all - a touch of paradise for the palate and the soul. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable with impeccable skills."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "How can you describe such a great experience. The food is excellent, which it should be for this price. But the food and service is worth every penny. Definitely a great place to go for the special occasion. Would highly recommend. Just don't get a sticker shock!!"
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "My wife and I are both vegans, and Eden was truly amazing. They Chef's 7 course vegetarian tasting menu was modified to accommodate our diets and it was nothing short of spectacular. Inventive, creative and flavourful it showcased the best of local foods and Canadian flavours."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "We did the grand degustation and every dish was fabulous both in taste and presentation."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Perhaps my expectations were too high. Eden did not come close to meeting them at all. Overall the food was average with only one standout, the lobster. We did the Eden wine pairings, most of which were terrible and uninspired, we did enjoy the Sauternes. The main sommelier seemed standoffish and uninformed, the remainder of the staff was quite helpful. As a comparison we ate at the Chateau Lake Louise the day after where the food was much better and wine pairings better. I don't have a problem paying for a good meal, however when I pay and done get a good meal or good wine I take exception. I would be surprised if I ever eat here again and would definitely not recommend to anyone."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Our tasting menu was a unique experience. From the presentation to the intricate and intriguing tastes, it was memorable! Will do it again."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "We did the 3 course with Eden wine pairing. Pricey, but worth every penny. They ended up serving 7 little courses all together and we received a special dessert to go as we left. The service, food, ambiance, wine and view were spectacular! The wait staff was extremely knowledgeable of the food and wine and could answer any questions."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "We cannot speak highly enough about this place. From the moment we arrived, the service was incredible. From the valet walking us to the Maitre D and introducing us, being escorted to our table, and being address by name by every member of the staff! The staff was incredible warm and friendly and knew the right amount of contact to always be around when needed but not be overbearing. And then there was the food! From the first amuse-bouche, to the dessert amuse-bouche everything was incredible! Portion sizes were not so small, like most fine dining restaurants, but just right. Everything tasted incredible and looked beautiful as well! I don't generally write reviews, but the experience at this restaurant was to good to not share!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Incredible experience, different foods, deserts with so many extras, amazing service from all the staff. A masterful place to dine! Worth going back!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "This was our first time at Eden and will not be our last. From the moment we arrived - we felt 'treated'. The service was the BEST and the food was like nothing we have had before (and we have dined in Calgary, Toronto, Las Vegas and Chicago....to name a few). We were looking forward to trying our first Five Diamond Experience and now we know WHY that rating is there. We enjoyed the four course meal along with a bottle of wine. Everything exceeded our expectations - well done, Eden - WELL DONE!!"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "In general we have been unable to find good food since coming to the rockies for a week. The food here was well executed with international standards, service was quite good, and they were quite friendly with our kids, even took them into the kitchen for a quick tour! We went to quite a few top rated restaurants in the banff, lake louise area, this is by far the best."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "I received a reminder earlier in the day reminding me of the "Dress code". I can only assume only a few diners were notified as at least half the male diners whilst I was there would not have been allowed in. I was sat at a table looking at a guy dressed in a polo shirt, jeans and track shoes. There were others in tartan shirts and jeans. For the main course I had a lobster tail which was superb--my wife had the lamb which she also enjoyed. The rest of the dinner was very average and I was not impressed at all. Not over expensive but I fail to understand the reviews of this restaurant in Trip Adviser."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Great restaurant for Special Occasion. Food, Wine, Service great."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "We Thouroughly enjoyed our Romantic dinner at Eden Restaurant in the Rimrock Resort Hotel. I Highly recommended for that certain, Special occasion..."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Dining at the Rimrock's Eden does not disappoint. It is a special experience with beautiful food and wonderful service. We chose a three course meal with premium wine pairings. Be prepared to spend money so it's a once a year type event for us."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "If you're looking for something special, this place is over the top. Be prepared to be treated and to spend some $$$."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We went there for our anniversary and everything from the food to the service to the view were amazing. It's really expensive, but worth it for a special occasion."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "This is a wonderful place. If you want a dining experience in the Rockies, this IS the place!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "If you are looking to celebrate a special occasion, enjoy a romantic dinner, or just have an elegant meal, then Eden is definitely the place. My husband and I recently celebrated our anniversary and opted to try the Chef's Tasting Menu, which was beyond amazing. The staff were all attentive, friendly, and knowledgeable."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "The atmosphere was terrific, the staff went above and beyond, all with warm and welcoming personalities. The food was spectacular as was the presentation. The various samplings from the liquor trolly were exotic and good fun... I certainly look forward to dining there in the future."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "There is nothing that could be said of the view either then "amazing"! The food was all was fantastic. This was a bucket list restaurant for us and we are soo happy we got the chance to check it off. Minor notes (I even hesitate to write) the service could have been a bit more attentive. A bit....it was the little things like our water glasses being empty for a while; different servers asking us the same questions we had already answered; the option of having wine with dinner was pushed a bit too much, then for dessert nothing was offered at all. There was a group in the private dinning room that was so loud it became obnoxious and we were happy to finish our meal so we could leave."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Eden, at the Rimrock Resort, is a fabulous restaurant that is all the more fantastic given its location in the beautiful surroundings of Banff. The staff to a person, provide understated, high-quality service that makes the meal all the more enjoyable. The team in the kitchen provide food that is spectacularly pleasing to the eye and does not disappoint on the palate. We had a 4 course dinner with wines chosen by the sommelier that complimented the food perfectly. A not to be missed treat--especially given the location."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Eden truly deserves a 5 star rating!!! Everyone in the restaurant was so accommodating. We were late, as our train was delayed, they made every effort to put us at ease to experience one of the best dining experiences in Canada. The food was delightful, the flavors, the imagination in the recipes and the delivery were all exceptional. The Sommelier was a delight, knowledgeable and friendly. It was truly a magical night looking over the Rockies in Banff - a scene that cannot be repeated. "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "To say this is good, doesn't speak stongly enought of just how great the food, but also importantly the friendly staff. This was a night, of hopes that the food and wine would pair, and the night be relaxed. Instead, i had all my previous plans, not just fufilled, but was delighted that i had made new friends in Eden. Thank-you Chad, and Robert. Your knowledge of wine is as deep as your wonderful conversations. Im visiting again & again.......in my future visits to Banff."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Wow! Our table faced the window with breathtaking views of the mountain valley. The service team was outstanding. We ordered the tasting menu with the "lower-level" wine pairings. Everything was fantastic. The food was one of the best meals I've ever eaten - the tasting menu was a surprisingly delightful journey. Several "bonus" items were served in addition to the six courses. Four hours later, we left feeling completely satisfied. If you can afford to spend nearly $700 on dinner for two - then definitely do it! If you can't then try just ordering fewer courses. There is nothing disappointing about this restaurant!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "This restaurant is very good but not up to better european standards. We were a little disappointed. Eg fish was not very fresh. Steak was only good. Cheese was drying out too much or extreme over ripe. Overpriced and tiny portions. View is great. Think they are better than they are. "
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "One of the most unbelievable dining experiences we have ever had. The wine pairings were incredibly precise and delicious. The chef was very attentive to my wife's food allergy. We were not rushed through the meal, and were allowed to take our time and enjoy the delicious food and spectacular scenery. Only wish we would have had a window table."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "We went for our wedding anniversary. The service was outstanding! They were very attentive and caring. We ordered three course, but we received 4 small additional complimentary dishes and a gift! We were very full after our dinner, and also emotionally very satisfied! The dinner made our anniversary very special!"
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "What an amazing evening. The view of the mountains made a perfect setting. We ordered the meals with wine pairing and was the right choice. The staff was friendly and attentive but not hovering which was appreciated. It was our last night in Banff and it made a great memory."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "One of the finest restaurants I've ever been to in the world. We're so lucky to have this restaurant in Alberta."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "My friend & I brought our Moms to the Rimrock for a girls' weekend & we had dinner at Eden. We had the tasting menu & all 8 courses were impressive & delicious ("edible art" my mom said). More importantly for us we were out for a fun night & the staff seemed to pick up on this immediately - at least 6 different staff throughout the 5 hour night came by our table & just simply had fun with us, for example one server brought my friend's mom her favorite drink, "bud light in a bottle", & presented it to her as if it were a bottle of fine vintage wine! They really went out of their way to not take the impeccable fine dining experience too seriously along with us - & we wound up having a night out that we will never forget. AMAZING service. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "The food, view, service, ambiance all fabulous. If you can afford to splurge then do so....you will love it"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The food and service was top notch! Several tasty small dishes were complimentary of the chef and we even received some goodies to go! "
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "The evening was a delight. From the moment we arrived with the valet service to our gift bag on departure we felt special and well treated. The view was spectacular, the service informative and helpful. The food was beautiful and the wine pairings were excellent."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Everything about our experience at Eden was exceptional: The taste, temperature and speed of the food was perfectly coordinated by the professional and knowledgable staff. In addition, the staff were all attentive and helpful without being imposing. The details of the decor and the view from our table created the perfect atmosphere and my boyfriend and I were given a tour of the wine room as we were leaving, a perfect touch at the end of the evening."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "My boyfriend and I were in Banff for the weekend and decided to go "all out" while staying at the Rimrock. What an excellent decision! I was amazed by how much food we had and how fantastic it tasted! We started with champagne and it was to die for! I had the vegetarian tastings and he had the pork jowl, the beef tenderloin, and the maple pumpkin dessert. Between some of the courses, there were little samplings and our favorite was definitely the champagne sorbet. We weren't fond of some of the wines but overall, each pairing complimented quite nicely! The meal was finished with delicate petit fours: salted caramel macaroon, cranberry jelly, and vanilla bean marshmallow."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
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