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33 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Top Tags:
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem

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Global restaurant is located inside the International Hotel in downtown Calgary, Canada. It is a café-style eatery and a preferred choice among business travelers. The distinguishing features are the iPads attached to the walls above every table for easy access to news channels and the latest updates. Drinks and cocktails are self-served.

Global serves food items in-suite 24/7where patrons can avail different menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Light starters include the calamari and yam fries. The chef's special soups feature a soup of the day as well as a war wonton soup. Vegan options include Waldorf and International Hotel Caesar salad as well as baby iceburg slices. Tender steaks feature top sirloin and filet migon. Seafood is popular for baked crusted cod, fish ‘n' chips and gourmet lobster mac ‘n' cheese. Entrées include stir-fry and beef lasagna. Mini-desert and chocolate cake are the popular dessert options at Global.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Hours of operation
Monday to Friday:
Breakfast: 6:30AM - 10:00AM
Lunch: 11:30AM - 1:30PM
Saturday & Sunday:
Breakfast: 7:00AM - 11:00AM
Lunch: 11:00AM - 2:00PM
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Phone number
(403) 290-7852
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
John Nidua
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Private party facilities
Global restaurant is the best spot for social group events, private lunch and dinner on weekdays.We can happily accommodate from 10-74 guests.Chef John Nidua and his skilled culinary team can provide: - custom menus; - 3 course meal for $25 or $30; and, - semi-private buffet (Starting from $30)
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Private party contact
Miles Patterson/Amit Dhyani: (403) 290-7852
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With over 6,500 square feet of dedicated meeting space to choose from, featuring nine rooms with flexible floor plan layouts our property has become the destination of choice for private business seminars and intimate special occasions in downtown Calgary.
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Cross street
1 St SW
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Parking details
Impark lot attached to hotel (Free).
Beer, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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3.7  based on all time ratings
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bottleneck70 (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on December 9, 2015

I go there for the beef dip. Yum. Excellent service. The room is in the basement and the ceiling is a little low like a cavern.

CalgaryDeb (Calgary)
4.0  Dined on November 20, 2015

I love the Beef Dip here. It is really good - as in one of the best around. The au jus is more of a thicker gravy, which I prefer since I dip my fries in it. The fries are nice and crispy with just a hint of seasoning on them.

Katmar (Calgary)
3.0  Dined on November 17, 2015

Global is great for a quick bite, has a decent variety of food (including Lobster Mac and Cheese, who would have thought?). Service is quick. Private Business conversations can be had depending on where you are sitting.

dropitlikeitshot (Edmonton)
2.0  Dined on November 12, 2015

The service was wonderful. The servers were very polite and attentive.

The restaurant is in the basement. The room felt very cold and institutional. Very bland Decor although this doesn't matter to most but if you're looking for a romantic or even a fun place, this isn't it.

I would compare it to a hospital cafeteria including the food. I hate the chicken burger which was extremely salty and the ceasar salad. My friend had the stir fry. She said he's ok "ok"

I had high hopes for this place as I had previously heard great reviews. I walked away very disappointed.

OpenTable Diner (Calgary)
4.0  Dined on November 6, 2015

there was a couple of large groups at the resturant that day so the noice level was higher than normal.

OpenTable Diner (Calgary)
4.0  Dined on October 9, 2015

The food was very good and always a good time. Winnie is always friendly and knows us well.

vipTraveller4Food (Calgary)
3.0  Dined on September 16, 2015

I have been to Global a couple of times so far. The food is reliable and I have found that it is generally easy to get a reservation groups.

Huey (Calgary)
5.0  Dined on June 24, 2015

Good food in a quiet and relaxed atmosphere away from the crowds. The tables are not crammed together so you may enjoy a private conversation without interruption.

vipAMCalgary (Calgary)
3.0  Dined on February 4, 2015

quiet, good food and service but decor is more cafeteria style, will go back for sure, good place for a conversation.

GolfBarbie (Calgary)
4.0  Dined on January 28, 2015

Third time I have been there in 2 months. Food again was great but restaurant was busier this time which create service decline. It took quite some time before the server would take our order. I asked a couple of people for our server before she came over. Having said that we were in and out in good time. Food was great as usual.