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About Selkirk Grille - Heritage Park Historical Village

A prominent sandstone bar, warm wood accents and music from a bygone era are just some of the vintage features that will whisk you away from the everyday. Those seeking an elegant dining experience are in for a treat at the Selkirk Grille. Our skilled staff will ensure you receive exceptional service to match the exquisite fare. The Selkirk Grille's menu uses locally grown, organic foods and Canadian specialties to ignite and delight your taste buds.
The Selkirk Grille is located outside the gates of Canada's largest living history museum, Heritage Park Historical Village.
Winner Opentable Diners' Choice 2015

1900 Heritage Dr SW
Calgary, AB T2V 2X3
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Canadian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday to Saturday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Sunday Brunch Menu with lunch menu items, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Afternoon Menu 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm daily. Sunday 2:00pm to 5 pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday : 5:00 pm - to close.

Cross Street:
14th Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
CAN$31 to CAN$50

Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(403) 268-8607

Website:
http://www.heritagepark.ca/the-selkirk-grille.html

Parking Details:
The Selkirk Grille is located right next to the entrance to Heritage Park Historical Village just inside Gasoline Alley Museum.
Day parking rate $ 5.00. Evening parking rate $ 3.00.
90 minute complimentary parking day and evening.

Public Transit:
Calgary transit route #502.

Executive Chef:
Leighton Smyth

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Join us for our dinner and a movie events. Please view our website selkirk grille@ heritagepark.ca or call403 268-8607 for menu information and details.

Selkirk Grille - Heritage Park Historical Village Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.3

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Quiet

96% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (19)
Good for Anniversaries (14)
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Good for Birthdays (11)
Great for Lunch (11)
Good for a Date (10)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Worth the Drive (9)
Casual (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Sunday Lunch (8)
Cozy (6)
Seasonal (6)
Authentic (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Romantic (5)
Great for Brunch (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Scenic View (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Fun (3)
Healthy (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Live Music (2)
Organic (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Business Meals (1)
Tapas (1)
Great Beer (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Very good beef tenderloin, but waiter was very busy, so had no time to check to see if we needed anything. I had to grab him how stupid by to get some horseradish, and we are also not served bread with our mail. Beautiful place rather crowded and the table for two was quite small.
I would come back just because the food was so good. But more stuff is needed to look after that many people.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Calgary)·Dined 4 days ago

Very limited menu. Average food. Sixth annual Christmas lunch...we will find a different restaurant for the seventh.

Tags: Seasonal, Great for Lunch
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 (Calgary)·Dined 4 days ago

Always a treat, with a unique offering on the menu. We go once or twice a year and have never been disappointed.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Calgary)·Dined 4 days ago

Always enjoy the tailored menu for dinner and a movie night at heritage park. The apple celeriac soup was delicious and the turkey roulade dinner perfect.

Tags: Casual, Seasonal, Authentic, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

The service was wonderful and staff was friendly. We enjoyed it very much

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Afternoon Tea, Good for Anniversaries
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 (London)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Very good menu and wine/ beer list. Service is attentive and the food is well prepared and presented.

Tags: Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Organic, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

We have eaten here 4 times and the food has always been consistently good, service good, great place to dine as a couple or bring friends it will not disappoint.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Excellent. Thank you.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

What a treat! Hard to find a restaurant that has it all! Great customer service , fabulous atmosphere, and great food! Well, we did! We decided to go early, 4 o'clock, after reserving, the restaurant called to see if we were ok with a lunch menu, which is more limited in choices. We were all fine with that. We were greeted by Rudy, who looked after us all for the rest of our meal. He was such a pleasure, and was very knowledgable about the menu items. The charcuterie tray was all local meats, cheeses and pates', the burger outstanding, and the wings certainly was a generous helping and very tasty. Since we had a very pregnant relative with us, Rudy made us both virgin drinks. What I also appreciated, was the fact we could hear each other when we were conversing, and didn't have to yell to be heard. Some of the new restaurants are just too loud! What a pleasure! We will definitely be back for supper some time. Check out tues dinner and a movie, it looks like it would be great! Thanks again Rudy! We want you next time too! Did not know this place was even here two days ago!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation
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 (Calgary)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We eat at the Selkirk Grille all the time. If we want to go out and have a nice meal, the Selkirk Grille is our number one spot. It is a great atmosphere, fantastic service, and the food is so good. We go back time and time again and will so for a long time to come.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Calgary)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Amazing food, service and experience!

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 (Calgary)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We love eating here! This time I had the Bison Schnitzel and it was very good. It had a lovely mushroom and bacon cream sauce. Others in my party had the Elk Striploin and it was the softest most flavorful cut of meat they had ever had. It was cooked to perfection! The menu is always creative and the staff is always a pleasure. We will be back again.

Tags: Good for Groups, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Naples)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Quiet relaxing atmosphere and didn't feel rushed although the restaurant was not busy. Nice food presentation. Soup was just warm ....could have been heated more

Tags: Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 1, 2017

Was a great experience! The dinner and movie was a great deal and really cool experience.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

We all had a very good time, enjoyed the great food and wonderful service. Thank you. We will come back.

Tags: Comfort Food, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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 (Calgary)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Went for lunch to celebrate my wife's birthday on Sunday, only to find out that brunch continues till 2 pm. Already had an early breakfast, but at that point to rush out (1 pm) to find a venue with a lunch menu wasn't worth it, so we picked the least breakfasty items on the menu.

A pity their website didn't warn us about the extended brunch. On the whole everything was okay, but $100.00 for breakfast is a little too much.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 29, 2017

We booked here for my wife’s birthday brunch, and for the most part it was fairly disappointing. The restaurant is nice inside, but we were sat close to the front door and next to the bar vs some of the nicer parts of the room - a larger group at 10 of us, so it might have been necessary.

The server was quite abrupt and at times bordered on rude. Wouldn’t provide any insight on the dishes, and was condescending to anyone who asked a question. Several of our party remarked that he had decided not to put forth any effort given we had exceeded their mandatory gratuity party size.

The food was bland overall, especially the three of us that tried their meat hash. The children’s pancakes were over cooked, and 2 of the six were actually burnt.

Speaking of the kids, we had to request colouring and all they had to offer were old menus and crayons.

The place wasn’t busy, so there wasn’t an excuse for poor service and weakly delivered food. I wouldn’t recommend Selkirk after this experience, and it’s particularly disappointing given we were there to celebrate my wife’s birthday - a fact that I confirmed twice with staff ahead of time and yet there was no mention of it from the Selkirk at any point.

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vip
 (Calgary)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Delicious food. Great service. Quiet venue.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

IT was good overall

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 (Calgary)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Looking for a quiet space to have conversation and excellent food. This spot was perfect. Free parking and amazing view.

Tags: Disabled Access, Great for Lunch, Cozy
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·Dined on October 18, 2017

It was the first evening for the new menu. The crab cakes and lamb meatballs for appetizers were amazing. Main course was delicious. Desserts were outstanding. The wait staff personalities added to a most enjoyable evening!

Tags: Seasonal, Authentic
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 (Calgary)·Dined on October 9, 2017

We attended the Selkirk Grille Thanksgiving dinner. Such a lovely spot. Service and food were both excellent - plan to go back.

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Expensive for what we received. Seating for two was. Terrible

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 (Calgary)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great food and service. Thank you for a wonderful evening

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Calgary)·Dined on October 1, 2017

The service was great and the food was fantastic, it's the only place I go that I can't complain about a thing! Keep it up, we will be back!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Tapas, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Tea
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 (Calgary)·Dined on September 10, 2017

We went to Selkirk Grille for my Grandmother's 78th birthday brunch, as we had planned to visit Heritage Park for the day. Other members of my party enjoyed their menu choices more than I personally did, so everyone's different, but I was not very impressed with my meal. I ordered the Kale Caesar Salad with Poached Egg and found it underwhelming. The salad consisted of mainly romaine lettuce and a single poached egg. For the price ($14) I was expecting something along the lines of the Kale Caesar at Ten Foot Henry, or possibly even two poached eggs instead of just one? The restaurant was nearly empty so service was pretty good, but our server wasn't very friendly. Overall a lacklustre experience for the price, but my grandma had a fun time which is what really counts!

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 (Calgary)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Food, presentation and atmosphere were very good. Portion size is a bit small for the price.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on August 24, 2017

The day before our anniversary, I tried booking an outdoor table for our anniversary. I was told there were no outdoor tables available so I chose an indoor table. When we arrived, to my surprise, we were seated on the patio and immediately greeted with a glass of prosecco in honor of our anniversary! Our appetizers and entrees were amazing and dessert was great. Loved the outdoor music, and our server, Raphael, was incredible - very attentive and made fantastic recommendations for wine and entrees. We would definitely dine here again - incredible value for our dollar and delicious food.

Tags: Live Music, Good for a Date, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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·Dined on August 23, 2017

Excellent food, service and locale. We had a nice meal with wine then dessert with coffee and enjoyed it all. Our server was superb; service was outstanding and we will recommend this restaurant to our friends. Many thanks!

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on August 22, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyable for a very special gathering of old high school friends. This is the second
such occasion and both were excellent. I am planning two more similar events at the same venue.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Calgary)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Another awesome visit. The food and service was amazing. Highly recommended.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on August 12, 2017

We had a lovely anniversary evening Selkirk Grill. The ambience was peaceful and our table overlooked the courtyard. The food was excellent and well presented. Our server was attentive and witty.
We'll be back!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 7, 2017

Wonderful break in our day of exploring the Heritage Park.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on August 7, 2017

Great service- fantastic drinks. The steak was great. Very enjoyable experience.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Great Beer
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 (Calgary)·Dined on August 2, 2017

We enjoyed an anniversary dinner on the patio so that we could take in the musical performance out front. The food was excellent as was the entertainment. The waitress was very friendly and helpful as were the other servers who assisted us. This was our first time at the Selkirk Grille and I wouldn't hesitate to come again and bring friends along as well.

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·Dined on July 27, 2017

went there for lunch. lunch menu and the lunch special were excellent and fairly priced. the servers/staff were very friendly and made us enjoy or dining experience even more..

great location, nicely laid out dining room. recommend it to everybody for lunch, dinner or brunch on Sundays

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Great Beer, Bar Seating, Afternoon Coffee, Healthy
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 (Calgary)·Dined on July 26, 2017

We requested a patio table on a Wednesday night. None available. Make reservations 3 or4 days in advance on a Wed when there are performances in the Band Stand. We were told we could have a table by the door. When we arrived we weren't allowed to sit by the door and given a table along the wall. The table by the door and another by a window remained unoccupied the whole time we ate dinner. I mentioned it to the server when leaving and told the party didn't show. REALLY?
Despite that annoyance, the food was served in a friendly professional manner. The crab cakes were hot and delicious and the salmon was perfectly cooked. Overall it was a very good experience.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on July 23, 2017

We have eaten at the Selkirk many years for our Anniversary or other special occasions. Unfortunately we were very disappointed with our time this year. The service was poor - we consider Selkirk to be a more upscale restaurant and instead the staff were yelling across the restaurant at each other, we waited a long time for our dessert, tea and cutlery. The food was very good and artistically presented but for the price it is very slim. We had hoped for a more romantic special evening but did not find this to be the case this year. A disappointing experience.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on July 23, 2017

This was a very pleasant experience and loved the patio for a pleasant brunch. Service was attentive and our food came quickly. I had the Pork Belly Hash and my common had the Eggs Benedict.
Afterwards we walked around the Heritage Park and marveled at the new development.
It was a pleasant afternoon and brunch.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on July 23, 2017

Great restaurant for Brunch. Staff is very friendly and efficient.
Reservations recommended especially for large parties.
The menu is a bit pricey for dinner and not the best value.

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