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About Penrose Room - The Broadmoor
Since 1961, the historic Penrose Room has been known as one of the Rocky Mountain region's top destinations for classic fine dining, and it remains the only Five-Star and Five-Diamond restaurant in Colorado. Situated on the top floor of Broadmoor South, the Penrose Room treats guests to gracious hospitality and exceptional cuisine against the stunning backdrop of Cheyenne Mountain.
Complement your meal with a recommended selection from our extensive European wine list, and enjoy live entertainment and dancing.
Dress code is strictly enforced- jackets required for gentlemen, no shorts or sportswear, please.
A 20% service charge will be added to your total check
Colorado Springs, CO 80901
Hours of Operation:
Dinner Tuesday through Saturday 6 PM to 9 PM.
Entertainment Tuesday through Saturday evenings until 10:30 PM.
Wednesday through Saturday from 6 PM
Closed on Sunday and Monday evenings.
$50 and over
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
With live dinner music and dancing, Penrose Room offers a complete evening's entertainment.
Complimentary valet. Hotel garage parking is also available.
Private Party Facilities:
Enhancing the Penrose Room's timeless elegance is the glass-enclosed 24-seat semi-private dining room, which extends out from the main dining room affording guests a breathtaking view of the mountains and lake.
Located at the Southwest corner of the restaurant, the private Cornet Room featuring two tables of 20, or 40 total guests, is the perfect location for a private reception to experience a chef's tasting menu.
There is truly no dining experience more satisfying than one spent at a private Chef's Table at the award-winning Penrose Room. Every detail has been given the utmost attention at the Chef's Table, from the hand-blown Grecian plates custom designed for each course to the individually created menus. With cooking and wine demonstrations for up to 16, guests are treated to an up close look at the chef in action, while the wrap-around balcony offers an irresistible setting for pre-dinner receptions or for sipping port after.
Private Party Contact:
Duane Thompson: (719) 634-7711 ext. 5417
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access
Penrose Room - The Broadmoor Ratings and Reviews
Overall the experience was quite nice The service was outstanding. The menu for the chef’s tasting was eclectic but there were too many grilled or roasted strong vegetables ie cabbage, turnip and cauliflower. The elk dish was chewy and frankly not edible NO attempt was made to accommodate this flaw however. The wine pairings were just okay. The dessert pairing was the best but it was a cocktail not a wine. I did not feel the value was there. Outstanding were the onion custard and the black truffle polenta!
From the moment we walked in we felt welcomed and appreciated as customers. The food was wonderful, the service spot on without being overbearing. The trio who played and sang were terrific. My only gripe is the room is severely in need of a decorating update. I felt like I needed to be wearing padded shoulders and a perm from the 80s.
We had the 3 course tasting menu. Delicious - especially the turnip tofu salad and the tuna. The agnolotti were very good as were the veal cheeks. Dessert was good as well. We had the creme brûlée and the il flotante.
Excellent all the way around
Service was excellent. Food creative and tasty. I really enjoyed the elk. Very nice live quiet jazz band with vocalist played while we were there for my sister's birthday. Beautiful view of downtown Colorado Springs evening lights from one side. The lake on the other side.
This was our first visit to the Penrose Room and it was a delightful experience. We were celebrating a birthday and took advantage of their Winter Special that included a 3-course meal with wine parings. The view is fantastic and the warm, comfortable atmosphere along with the dinner music provided a wonderful ambience. The entire staff was outstanding. Each person was welcoming and friendly. Any questions about the menu selections were explained and some recommendations were made. Each item was described as it was served and the sommelier explained the wine choice and how it enhanced the meal. We both enjoyed the Caramelized Onion Bouillon as an appetizer, chose Ahi Tuna and Tiger Prawns for the main course, and had Le Forêt Noire chocolate dessert to finish the meal. All courses were perfectly prepared and wonderfully presented. The wine parings were a fun way to experience different wines. We would highly recommend the Broadmoor's Penrose Room for your next special occasion or fine dining experience.
We did the tast long menu and it was not cheap but was well worth the high price. The food and service was amazing. Chef Maxwell came out and showered our plates with truffles during one course. The view is stunning and the live music was pleasant. I hope that Michilen comes to Colorado to visit this restaurant.
The atmosphere was elegant with an amazing view of the city. We all really enjoyed our cocktails in the private sitting area by the fireplace before being seated at our table (reminiscent of trips to Italy, France and Scotland) Food was expertly prepared and beautifully presented. Vegetarian menu options were limited for my two companions, but the chef created individual courses for them based on their preferences which were excellent. Service was excellent as well. Wonderful live music ensemble and dancing topped off a memorable anniversary celebration.
Chef Max and his team create complex layered wonders that are absolutely amazing and delicious. His staff is very attentive and knowledgeable. Eric, the sommelier is incredible in pairing just the right wine with each dish. Michelin Star quality restaurant.
Consistently upscale 5-Star restaurant with creative menus, expansive wine list, impeccable service, and unparalleled views. Special occasions become even more memorable in the Penrose Room. Be sure to come dressed for the occasion and prepared to dance to the sultry ballads.
We were celebrating an anniversary. When we first walked in we were not asked if we wanted our coats checked. The staff seemed very young and inexperienced. Our waiter never even came back to check on us after the food was delivered. We had a drink in the bar and ordered a second of the same in the restaurant. They were different.
We were not happy about our experience.
The service was impeccable and I am also guessing that since Tuesday was probably one of their slowest nights we had more servers than normal. This was definitely fine dining and the dinner prices reflect this statement. Men are required to wear a dinner jacket and no denim. You can expect to pay $150 to $200 per plate. They had a special 3-course and 5-course option and I definitely would not choose the 5-course dinner. If you pick the latter, you must like several of the items the Chef has selected and at that price, I think I would want to pick my own selections. We chose the 3-course option that allowed one to pick your own selections. Overall a very pleasant experience and what made it even more enjoyable and spectacular was sharing the evening with the one you love and enjoy.
The Penrose Room is a throwback to old-school elegance but with updated cuisine.
There are amuse-bouches and craft cocktails along with an extensive wine it's that would make most sommeliers envious.
We had the halibut and the bacon wrapped lobster, both of which were superb.
The sorbets were the best we've ever had -- so creamy and flavorful it was hard to remember that it wasn't ice cream.
Our chef's tasting meal was incredible. My wife's aversion to seafood and mushrooms was recognized, wine pairings that didn't match our taste were swapped, and Crystal the sommelier was excellent (as was the entire staff). It was a delightful evening for us (though it is fully priced!).
We had never done a 5 star restaurant before and although the bill was more than I budgeted for it was absolutely an amazing evening. The professionalism, customer service and the way everyone made us feel was exceptional. The food was absolutely delicious and meticulously prepared. We were stuffed for sure. A 5 star restaurant should be on us common folks bucket list for sure and The Penrose Room should be the place to enjoy it. Get dressed up and surprise your loved one or celebrate something special.
In case you were not aware the valet parking is complimentary too. It was just an experience my wife and I won't ever forget and keep in mind that the dinner is about a 3-4 hour experience with live soft music in the background and people even dancing.
My wife and I have annually had dinner at the Penrose Room to celebrate her birthday for decades and have historically raved about the ambience, service and food. It is a pricey experience but well worth it - until this year. Resort-wide, the Broadmoor has gone to an automatic 20% tip on all checks, no matter the number of people at the table. I am an habitual 20% tipper, so on the surface that would seem like no big deal, but we saw a noticeable difference in the service at each restaurant venue we visited on the property this past weekend. The service attention was not the same because, in my view, they get their 20% no matter what and I'm willing to bet the server doesn't get that tip anyway now, where they used to get all or some of it. Another change for the Penrose Room is the menu. An obvious focus on presentation has overtaken the quality and sensibility of the food selection. The menu is very fancy now and even the traditional dessert has been changed. We ordered the carrot cake and it turned out to be a gelatin dish with carrot shavings on top - seriously?! The two of us had a friendly drink in the bar before dinner, a wonderful Caesar Salad made table side then things went downhill with the entrees and dessert. We also had two glasses of wine with dinner and the tab came to over $300 - whoa! I've paid that much in the past with no regrets because the Penrose overall experience has always been so great. Not many place with a band and dance floor, either, which adds to the overall experience we've loved. We hate the changes made there as it has been our favorite restaurant, and I even feel bad giving them such a bad review, but only hope their management reads this and does something about it. We won't be going back there if they don't.
My husband and I were given this as a gift from our son and daughter in law. The food was fantastic, the taste of each food was wonderful. The service was very warm and friendly, we enjoyed the conversation with our servers and they gave us time to visit and experience and taste each course. The Penrose room is defiantly something I would recommend to anyone looking for a dinning experience to go beyond expectations.
The Penrose Room is a high-end restaurant that delivers a fine dining experience. The very attractive room sits atop the South tower of the Broadmoor Hotel and it has beautiful views of Cheyenne Mountain. This is a special occasion restaurant. Both the food and wine are expensive. Most dishes are traditional but with some nouvelle twists. Service is outstanding. This is a restaurant at which one can spend 2 - 3 hours enjoying the food, the view, the service and perhaps some dancing to the live music.
Your chefs style obviously does not suit our palate. We dinner in a few Michelin star restaurants like Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles or Martin Wisharts in Edinburgh. I'm afraid Penrose does not come close. There are too many competing flavours on the plate. The bar area is great and the old world ambiance of the dining room & views we like very much. The food is a turn off.
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