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Madison's Grill - Union Bank Inn
Madison's Grill - Union Bank Inn

Madison's Grill - Union Bank Inn Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.unionbankinn.com
  • Phone: (780) 401-2222
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 7:00 Am - 10:00 Am, Saturday - Sunday: 8:00 Am - 11:00 Am;
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00 Am - 5:00 Pm;
    Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00 Pm - 10:00 Pm, Sunday: 5 Pm - 9 Pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary European, Continental
  • Executive Chef: Charla Padilla
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Off Site Catering is considered and reviewed on a case by case basis. We will access each client’s requirements, dates, times, location, etc...And determine if we are able to accept the booking
  • Private Party Facilities: The Vintage room: French Doors welcome you to our Private Dining Room surrounded in Cherry wood showcasing some of our Boutique & Estate Wine Collection. The Vintage Room is complimented with a Fireplace and Arched Windows. This intimate space is ideal for your next Dinner, Meeting, or Special Occasion. Audio Visual available
  • Private Party Contact: Dining Room Manager (780) 401-2222

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 100 Street
  • Public Transit: LRT and Transit stops at Central conveniently located immediately in front of the hotel
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Multiple parking options. Including Surface Parking in Impark Lot or Covered, heated Parking in Telus or Scotia Parkade. Applicable charges apply
A word from Madison's Grill - Union Bank Inn
Madison's Grill, an Edmonton favorite, located in the Historic 4 Star Union Bank Inn in the Heart of the Downtown Business & Arts District. Unparalleled atmosphere with Soaring Columns and Fireplace. Offering Contemporary European Cuisine, our Chefs pride themselves in utilizing the best of local products, and go to great effort working with our local producers and farmers to bring the best ingredients to our customers. Complimented with an extensive Wine list with some unique Estate & Boutique Wines. Offering Private Dining in the Vintage Room for up to 14. The hotel also offers additional meeting space and an Elegant Ballroom. Madison’s offers one of the Best Breakfasts in downtown Edmonton, Lunch with easy access for the downtown Corporate Clients, Evening Dining exceptional any night of the week. The perfect location for your next night out, or for your Group Booking and Events.
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Diner Reviews
  • "My wife and I celebrated our 20th Anniversary with a fantastic dinner last Monday night at Madison's. We had a fantastic bottle of wine and accompanied this with there feature stripling with blue cheese. My wife had the Seafood wrap chicken breast. She loved it and it was a fantastic evening."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "The Madison Grill has become our go to for special occasions. This past weekend we once again enjoyed the spectacular service (provide by Solomon) and the Chefs 6 course tasting menu which is our favourite. We were hoping to enjoy the new patio however, the weather didn't cooperate."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We really love Madison Grill. It was our second time. Todd was our server again, and made our evening very special"
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Poor service and inconsistent cooking from the kitchen. Been 3 times. Won't be going back. "
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Having eaten here several times in the past, as well as hosted our daughter's wedding, we were sorry to see somewhat of a decline in the food and service on this occasion. We were a party of six, all of us well versed in the dining scene in Edmonton and with somewhat high expectations. We found that our meals were on the small side, considering the price, with little embellishment of the plates. However, everything tasted very good but not outstanding. Our waiter was quite pushy, interrupting our quiet conversation instead of waiting for a pause. We found the wine glasses very oversized and since we tried three different bottles of wine, the table became quite crowded. I think that we might wait awhile before coming again."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "It was a nice quiet restaurant with elegant decor perfect for catching up with a large group. The food was good we had an assortment from Vegetarian Lasagna, lamb, artic char, steak and chicken. Everyone enjoyed the food the only comment was the chicken was a bit on the dry side. The service was good and friendly. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "I as indifferent was not excellent was not bad. I was disappointed in there Caesar salad and nothing else was memorable . Would not return ."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The food was fantastic and the atmosphere was great but what stood out to us the best was our amazing server. He went above and beyond to keep us happy and he really made our experiance a good one."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "My husband and I had reservations at Madison's Grill for Mother's Day (I was a guest at the hotel for the next 5 nights, my husband drove me from Calgary for us to have a special evening at Madison's and the Union Bank Inn). We arrived at 6:30, ordered our food from the 'special' menu arranged for Mother's Day, and were not served our main courses until after 8:00 p.m. Several apologies were made about this terrible service, but no attempt to comp any items from our substantially large bill. The food and ambience was good, but waiting so long for our meals ruined what was supposed to be a special occasion for my husband and me."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "While the food served was very good, the portions were of such a size that none of the three of us decided to have dessert. Had the portions been somewhat smaller, it is highly likely that we would all have ordered dessert. As well, while one of the orders was for a 7 ounce filet, a 12 ounce sirloin was served and this was not ascertained until the bill was provided."
    Dined on 4/28/2014
  • "Great food and great service. However, the only concern was the pricing and they amount of food you get. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Saturday was out first time to this restaurant and it won't be the last. The staff were friendly and helpful on questions about the food. The service in bringing out was perfect giving us time to enjoy each part of the meal and then having time inbetween to enjoy conversation. The food was excellent . Again first time but not last."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Blackened salmon sandwich was not really "blackened." Had a few specks of pepper. And it was extremely dry. Given the nature of my lunch meeting, it was not convenient to provide that feedback at the time. Every other aspect was great - service, atmosphere..."
    Dined on 4/21/2014
  • "We had a pretty good experience at Madison Grill. One of the party had oysters and said they were so-so. The rest of the meal was good. Chocolate brownies excellent. Doughnuts not. The biggest complaint of the evening was the server reeked of tobacco smoke. Plus my coat was not hung up but thrown on the back of the chair on the next table."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Was there for a lunch meeting and ordered the Caesar salad w/grilled chicken. Everything was great, with exception of my lunch - the salad could have been better. There was a lack of dressing (so salad was a bit bland) and the grilled chicken provided was awfully dry. I only ate about half the chicken, and a quarter of the salad. Would not recommend this salad."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "We had a wonderful time at the restaurant, attentive service, excellent food, and quiet place to relax and enjoy ourselves"
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "We have been to Madison's grill many times over the years this may have been the best meal we have ever had there! Excellent food and service!"
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "From start to finish our meals at Madison's were disappointing. The service was however excellent and Todd was amazing! I don't think I will return or recommend Madison's. My boyfriend and my self are both chefs so we know about food. We specifically chose Madison's Grill because of the rave reviews in all sorts of publications and the menu sounded amazing. The steak tar tar was not made with tenderloin and had silver skin and marbling in it. The caesar salad was the quality I would expect at an IHOP. The sea bass smelled so fishy by the time it got to the table we knew that it shouldn't have even been cooked as it was going off. The sticky toffee mini torte was ok but falling apart and was dry. Not the quality we were charged for."
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "Start your day off right with a delicious breakfast, friendly service, and a calm, classy atmosphere! Did I mention the food was amazing!?!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "A great experience! We ended up with the private room ,which really suited our group because there was an infant present. There was also a fireplace,It seemed like we were being served in the comfort of our own living room. Excellent entrees,delicious desserts(not too sweet,which was great) Would definitely recommend to many!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Perfect portions, great atmosphere, delicious food."
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "We enjoyed Madison Grill. It was our first time there. We plan to return. Thanks"
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "I chose the Restaurant week special, not becuase it was cheap but because it sounded good. It was not. soup was good, but pasta was thrown together and had a chicken bone in the middle. Disappointing."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "I always want to like Madison's but each time I go I am disappointed. Had the dining week option as none of the a la carte menu seemed original. Had the seared scallop salad to start; scallops were well cooked but bland, acidity from the apples was toned down. Salmon and prawns main was equally uninspired; scallops had the most flavour of anything tasted this evening. Even the chocolate torte didn't blow me away, although the texture and consistency was excellent. I find that for the price I should get a solid, if not spectacular meal. Equivalent prices in LA or San Francisco would yield Michelin rated restaurants. Service was very good and definitely the highlight of the evening."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "I think they pre-made too many portion to prepare for the dinning week crowd which ends up making the salmon and chicken over cook. So as the crepe... Mushy! And the chocolate sauce is too hard for dipping, enough to tell it has been sitting in the fridge for quite a time. Service was excellent, quiet environment and good cocktail."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Very nice itimate setting, service was great, food was even better!"
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "What used to be a culinary delight now struggles to impress with sub-par food and lack-lustre service. The service issue was due to one server in particular - I noticed other servers were more attentive and what I would expect from a fine dining establishment. Fish entrée was lacking in flavor - completely bland. Sticky toffee pudding for dessert was terrible. Not dense and moist as a pudding should be but dry and crumbly. The caramel was not even warm. Pitiful for a $12 dessert."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Very nice place, service/staff great. Food was good (could be a bit better)."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "it started with sending back 2 pop that tasted off. the steak that was medium was supposed to be rare. one meal was cold and when reheated still wasnt hot. the waiter did not come back to see if the reheat was any better. they did comp the steak."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "This is the second time I have been here and I absolutely love everything they served us. The staff are wonderful and it's truly worth every nickel. They offer to hang your coat up and take care of ever detail."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I dined at Madison's yesterday with several VIPs. We arrived for an early lunch, and a good thing too, because we were able to establish a rapport before the noise level rose alarmingly after 11:30 am. When I made my reservation, I specifically asked for a quiet table to make an intelligent and intelligible conversation amongst five people easier. I am glad I did. Food was fine and prompt service ensured it came on time to get everyone out the door in a timely manner. I had to refill our glasses myself, so no bonus points for attentive service though."
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "Brought 2 of my friends here for the first time, as the restaurant has great food and can accommodate a celiac diet. We were seated promptly, and everything was fine for the first half of our evening. Our server never returned to our table after our food was brought out (by a different server, the only one in a uniform). Our coffee pots were empty, we wished for water and for the bill. I could not make eye contact with any of the three staff members walking around. Working, for sure, but no one was helping us out. I have never had this experience before at Madison's, and I hope to never again. I found it unsettling."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "After a slow start service picked up when they picked up the first cocktails. Soup was outstanding. Meals were excellent. Dessert was so so. Service was attentive. Very nice place for a quiet dinner."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "It is certainly not a place that my wife and I could afford to go to often, the tab for 2 of us was just over $300. That being said, the portions (not huge) were a delight for all of the sences. Taste, presentation and aroma were all first rate. The main course, Elk tenderloin, had to be some of the finest meat I have ever had. The service was available, but not too intrusive, and the ambience was elegant. Definately a recommendation for a romantic dinner for two."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Booked in advance of Valentine's day not realizing there would be a set menu for $180 per couple. This did not include any wine. I was disappointed with the amount of food served per course and although my main course of the red snapper was good, the bed of oriental style noodles were mushy to say the least. We overheard other diners complain about the chicken and the noodles. I chose this restaurant as I had a wonderful meal for my 40th and have had great lunches and dinners with friends too. I'd say I found this time to be a little too pricey for the food which was veering on the experimental side of which I'm not a fan. Hope to see this restaurant go back to their basics of uncomplicated fresh ingredients with amazing meat and poultry."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We had breakfast there on a Saturday, the restaurant was not very busy, w only one server working. The server rushed us through our entire meal and managed to get every aspect wrong - gave us room temperature water for tea, two mimosas when we only ordered one, brought the wrong order, brought the wrong side (all the food was mediocre anyway). Considering from seating to getting our first wrong breakfast took less than 10 minutes (that's faster than a Dennys - seems wrong for a restaurant of this calibre!) - we knew he cared less about service and more about getting people in and out. This is our 2nd visit (we waited 3 years after our first disastrous visit to return), but no improvement. Just avoid this place! Longevity doesn't mean good!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "My husband and I enjoyed a Valentine's day lunch here- a great alternative for us to avoid the crowds for Feb 14 dinner. Service is always TOP notch and the food was delectable as usual. I had the Manitoba wall eye- and it was the best fish I've ever had. Prepared perfectly! You are missing out if you've not been to the Madison Grill. .bk"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Very nice escape from the hustle and bustle.....excellent menu and great presentation! Try it...you'll like it:)"
    Dined on 2/10/2014
  • "Great food and our waiter Todd was excellent and made our night most enjoyable."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "You cannot go wrong with eating here - always a lovely place!"
    Dined on 2/6/2014