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About Share - The Westin Edmonton
From the moment you step into Share, you’ll embark on a unique culinary experience that pairs warm hospitality with sustainable, tasty dishes. Contemporary pendant chandeliers cast a soft glow over the restaurant's modern furnishings, while a roaring double-sided fireplace adds a cozy element. On the walls, black and white photographs celebrate the beauty of the local area.
Edmonton, AB T5J 0N7
Hours of Operation:
DInner: Monday - Thursday, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Share - The Westin Edmonton Ratings and Reviews
Share has been a family “go to” restaurant for a few years. This visit was a bit disappointing as the food was no where near the usual caliber. Salmon was overcooked in the salad and vinaigrette was VERY acidic. Corn fritters were specially recommended by our waiter and were very doughy.
Choices shown online were not available (pickerel), the cappuccino machine was broken and although it was December 2nd when we visited, the chef’s December menu was not yet available.
As a whole, the food which we have ALWAYS been delighted in was really uninspired and as it was our annual Christmas kickoff celebration that the whole family meets at The Westin Edmonton for, we were quite let down.
We went for a drink and appetizers before an evening at the Winspear. We waited over an hour for a few bowls of soup and a couple of appetizers. By the time we got our food we had only 10 minutes to eat! The waiter was indifferent to our dissatisfaction and didn't so much as offer an explanation, or apology, or a reduction in the bill. He just set it on the table as if we were annoying him. Very, very dissapointed and not at all the service I expected from the Westin.
We found the food to be ok. But not what one might expect. The corn fritters, thoughbothers have given rave reviews were bland. We had salmon and pork chops. The salmon was over cooked/dry and the risotto with the pork chop was not creamy but gummy. The toffee Topping on the pudding was over cooked and tasted burnt. We were one of three parties in the restaurant however service was not great, waited 20 minutes for coffee after supper. We won’t recommend or return
Two of the six in our party had very poor food. My husband showed the waiter his tenderloin steak had probably half that was unchewable. My sisters salmon was very fishy and she could not eat it either. They made no attempt to rectify the problems or compensate us. Poor
Food and drinks were remarkable and the presentation was immaculate. Fortunately my wife an I weren't in a rush since it took 45 minutes to receive our appetizers (a simple soup and ceaser salad). Drinks also took about 20 minutes to arrive. We loved the decor and the entrées and will likely return but hopefully with shorter wait times and the same quality of food and drinks.
I was able to get a preferred dining time here for downtown dining week as we could not get into other dining spots before 6 pm. Lucky for my husband and I.
Wine, service and food excellent. Didn't know what to expect, was pleasantly surprised.
$6.00 glasses of wine were offered, what a value.
The cuisine and service was excellent. We tried the smoked tomato bisque, flatbread, corn fritters and bison ragout, all of which were memorable. The staff were quick, friendly and attentive. The fireplace gave a nice glow and set the mood. The restaurant was a little secluded and so we ended up losing track of time but just shows how enjoyable the experience was.
Salmon had rare reviews from all 4 of our party. Chef delivered the wonderful corn fritters....delicate crust and fluffy interior with Maple drizzle! Flatbread was an explosion of flavour in every bite. Try it! Coffee creme brule was perfectly delicious, fruit covered crisp top on velvety smooth and light dessert.
Loud at lunch,,,could use some soft wall art to absorb sound. Otherwise perfect.
We dined for Downtown Dining Week. The $28 Menu's Entree was unremarkable and small. The service was decent. I found it odd that the restaurant was a smaller room on the side of the lobby bar. Not sure that I would return, nothing notable foodwise that enticed me.
Overall the food was average and the service was pretty good. Our appies were very good: beef carpaccio, crab cakes and corn fritters. My husband and son were not enthusiastic about their main courses (green tea salmon and bison pappardelle) but I loved my mushroom risotto. It's a good location for before a performance at either the Citadel or the Winspear.
Mediocre. We made a reservation for supper before walking to the Citadel. It took awhile to explain that we had a reservation and nobody really cared. The service was slow. The service wasn't bad, it just seemed that no one really gave a damn. Food was mediocre too. The menu presented to us was quite different than the one that is online.
The menu was not the same as what was posted online. I had chosen the restaurant because of some of the items on the online menu which were not available in the restaurant. The salad that 3 of my friends ordered was not the same as what they got. Also the waiter made several errors in splitting up the bill as we asked for individual bills and he didn't seem happy with that request. However my bison ragu was amazing and most everyone enjoyed the sticky pudding.
The service was slow. There was four of us in the party. We got there at seven pm and did not leave until nine thirty. We had asked for bread and when it came there was only three pieces. We had to ask for a fourth one. When our main meals finally came they were lukewarm as if they had been sitting waiting for awhile. The bison ribs that were ordered were extremely over done to the point they looked like pieces of coal. There were no veggies at all and two small potatoes that were halved. We all left very disappointed in the evening. I would no go back. If anyone was to ask me ,I will tell them to go elsewhere.
We choose this restaurant during downtown dining week in Edmonton so the prices we paid were no where near the value we received. I enjoyed every single bite of all three courses . We started the meal with buns that were fresh out of the oven and on our request for more, the service staff kept them coming. The Birch Cured Salmon left a smoked flavor on my tongue that was so delicious. The presentation on a black slate plate was stunning. The Beef Tenderloin was perfect and very flavorful. The fingerling potatoes with mushrooms was a perfect match. The white parfait mousse with the mango and passion fruit curd were such a taste pleasure - it was a wonderful ending to a very delicious dinner. We were seated at a beautiful oak chef's table in a lovely dining room. Take advantage of downtown dining week - it is so worth it!
Geez, where do I start? I have not been to the Westin since the CARVERY days,,,well having 2 awesome staff members Eddy and Don entertaining us with their outstanding knowledge of Edmonton's past dining/clubbing history made the evening. The food was AMAZING!! Thank you so much for a great dining experience :)
I have to say that our experience was quite poor. My wife and I had a $300 gift certificate. As one would expect, we were only able to use $200 of it. When it came time to settle the bill, we were asked if we wanted anything else because we had $100 remaining on our gift certificate. We advised that we did not and that a gift certificate for the remaining amour would be fine. We were then advised that was not possible because it didn't work with the accounting. We advised that was not acceptable and staff took our name and number and my business card and said they would contact me on Tuesday. We were also advised that a gift certificate would be sent to us. So far, neither has happened. The person who paid $300 for the gift certificate is actually being robbed of $100 by refusing to issue another gift certificate for the remaining amount. Why would anyone ever purchase a large gift certificate? it would make more sense to buy 3 separate $100 gift certificates just to make sure this type of situation does not happen aga
This 7 course menu was full of amazing flavour. Unfortunately we enjoyed the first 4 courses so much that we were a bit to full to really enjoy the last few. Service was impeccable, great wine pairings. This was not a cheap night, but we really enjoyed treating ourselves. So glad I got to try a Chef O'Flynn menu before he moves on.
We had our Christmas dinner at Share. I made a reservation through Open Table for Dec. 25 and received a call from the restaurant the next day informing me there had been a glitch. They had been fully booked for a month. I said that I had spent considerable time finding a good restaurant that was open that day, and I have an email confirmation, so what could they do for us? Share staff said they would seat is in the lounge. I made my reservation with Open Table.
They called me on Christmas Day to confirm and again I asked if they would move us into the actual restaurant if they had room. I was told to call back and talk to the evening staff. I said I would not be able to do that as we were going out for the afternoon and asked that they just do what they could as this problem was not our responsibility.
When we arrived we did have a table in the restaurant. The service varied as for a short time they seemed understaffed. It was a fixed menu and at one point we waited quite awhile for our salad course. They came to us with the main course and we asked if the salad was to have come first? Indeed they scurried to find us salads which felt like they had been refrigerated for awhile...they were quite cold.
The food was tasty, but later that night we both had unusual, shall we say, air escaping our bodies. This is not the norm for us. I question if things were kept warm too long or possibly reheated?
All staff were friendly and even the manager stepped in to help his staff. That made the evening pleasant.
This would not be my first choice again, if choice was to be had. And the hassle over whether we had a reservation or not, whether they would put us in the lounge or not, when I should call back....well, it was unfortunate, especially for Christmas dinner.
Food was unique and though meal portions weren't large, they were just enough in addition to the shared appetizer. My husband enjoyed the foie gras and his bison rib but my duck was undercooked so chewy. Restaurant was very quiet. One downfall ... mentioned my husband's birthday on OpenTable and the waiter did not acknowledge it at all.
On December 18th, five of us dined at Share Restaurant before attending the Winspear. We had not been at this spot for a year but the last time we were happy with the food choices. This time we were very disappointed with the limited menu which of less than a dozen items. None of us liked the bannock which was miniscule in size and tasted very strong and extremely salty. I asked the waiter to inform the chef that we did not like the taste of the bannock but was ignored. A spoon sized piece of tasteless rubbery sturgeon came next. Most of us left it on the plate as it was not palatable. We patiently waited a long time for our food. My friend and I had chosen the carrot salad which was outlined in the menu as something totally differently than what appeared later. We were shocked when it arrived consisting of two grilled carrot halves studded with some quinoa and a few seeds. It was a bird size serving with one lone mushroom which decorated the edge of the plate. This was a $16 plate which should have been described as an appetizer not a salad. My partner and his friend ordered the halibut and chicken breast entree for $36 thinking this would be enough to share with me. His plate contained a tiny piece of halibut and a very small piece of chicken with a sprinkling of corn kernels and no other vegetables. The pickerel dish was a bit larger but again came with no visible vegetables. Service was sporatic and the waiter was not attentive to our concerns. Coffee was very high at $5.50 per person charge. We do not mind paying a fair price for quality food and frequently eat at La Ronde and Lazia downtown but have never encountered such tiny servings for entrees offered without vegetables for such high prices. I felt as if we were being used as an experiment for the chef's strange offerings. We will not be back. There are many other downtown restaurants which offer better value and service.
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