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The Wine Room

4.4
4.4
69 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Wine Bar
Located in Edmonton, Alberta, The Wine Room offers elegant light seafood and comfort fare in a laid back setting for all to enjoy. At The Wine Room, guests can enjoy delicacies that include steamed mussels, charcuterie plates, salmon bruschetta, Cajun shrimp, fresh homemade crackers and more. Guests can indulge of the unique experience of creating their own charcuterie board at The Wine Room. Indulge in a variety of grapes, cheeses, brie options and fresh meats made to order for a unique snack to share with friends. Sip on a glass of imported French or Italian wine for an elegant experience in afternoons or evenings.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Wine Bar

  • Hours of operation

    Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm Friday: 4:00 pm - 12:00 am Saturday: 5:00 pm - 12:00 am

  • Phone number

    (780) 756-7666

  • Payment options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

What 69 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.4
4.4 based on all time ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4Value

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  1. RR

    RavenRatingSystem

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 2, 2016

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    I would recommend it 7 Ravens. Good wine and great charcuterie!
  2. CP

    ChadP

    Edmonton

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My wife and I came in for NYE. It was our first time to the wine room and we were blown away. Was probably the best night out of 2015. Great wine. Great food.
  3. E

    Epicurious

    Edmonton

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 19, 2015

    overall3food4service1ambience3
    When we heard that this was considered the number 1 wine bar in Edmonton, we were excited to meet with friends and see for ourselves. Whereas the wine was wonderful and the charcuterie was tasty, the server's lack of wine knowledge and palpable disinterest really marred the reputation of this place and could have contributed to a disappointing experience; it's far from the number 1 wine bar it's made to seem, online. Thank goodness we were with wonderful company. That alone made for an enjoyable evening. To us, it seemed that the server couldn't care less about us, nor the job, and was more interested in the young brunette coworker. I've never had to wait so long for a plate of fine cuisine, let alone one of charcuterie - slices of deli, some fruit and nuts, pickles, and chunks of cheese; good quality food, certainly not requiring labour-intensive prep, nor warranting a nearly 30 minute wait, however. To think gratuity was included in the price made it feel like highway robbery; rewarding lack-lustre service with a tip not worthy of the mediocre service had us feeling insulted and ripped-off. The Wine Room is too pretentious for its own good. We won't return. Do yourselves a favour. Invite friends over, have them bring some wine, go to the Italian Centre Shop to buy your own charcuterie, breads and crackers, and keep the money you saved doing so.
  4. H

    Hprunner

    Edmonton

    27 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2015

    overall5food4service4ambience5
    I have loved this place since it's quiet opening and it's still my go-to for great wine and conversation.
  5. S

    Steaky

    Edmonton

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on November 13, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a hidden gem. It seems weird to use that term for a place that is on Jasper Avenue but it is true. It is right next to Pub 1905 and in fact shares the same door. The inside is dark, by design, and resembles a wine cellar. The wine is sold by the bottle or the ounce and the server (Kenny) well versed in the wines and helped us with our selections. We did the wine by the ounce which is the more expensive way but we weren't there to guzzle as much as we could. The charcuterie was amazing maybe the best plate I have had. The portions seem like they will be expensive but are great value as they come with more than just the item. All in all it is a great place for many different wines and different plates. The portions are not big but quality rains supreme. Will be back soon!
  6. v

    vjzinfan

    Edmonton

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on November 6, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Excellent and attentive service. We enjoyed all go the corses we ordered and the wine that we choose to go with them. Having the tablet was a fun alternative to a paper menu.
  7. n

    ntbarclay

    Edmonton

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on October 23, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Second time at The Wine Room and just as delicious as the first. Went with a girlfriend this time and we let the server choose our wines and had the chef make up a special platter for us. The charcuterie board was a work of art and soooo delicious. Thank you!
  8. DS

    DanS

    Calgary

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 17, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing selection of meats and cheese made for a great meal. Tons of wine to sample by the ounce. We had a great experience!
  9. S

    Scottsdale88

    Phoenix

    10 reviews

    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on October 9, 2015

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Having lived in Kelowna wine and charcuterie were a standard choice for a girls night out. Edmonton is really lacking in that scene so it's wonderful to see it finally available. The price points were slightly higher than other places I frequent (eg $44 for two meat and two cheeses and decent wines averaged $3-$4/ounce). Having the ipad to explore food and drink options was great. It would be awesome to see more BC wine and maybe a sparkling wine available by the ounce. I will definitely return next time I'm in town.
  10. s

    spukspuk

    Edmonton

    58 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    58 reviews

    Dined on September 19, 2015

    overall3food3service2ambience3
    Nice place, under a 'wine themed' decor. I liked it, as im a wine connoisseur this was a good start. Great selection of wines, but price point was silly for some of the older vintages. I get that a 98' Penfolds is great...$2000-3000... thats plain dumb. Thats for rubes, that are just short of brains, and not of money. All side, I'd come back with a friend (gal), and make it a starting point or night cap...
  11. CF

    CheapoFoodie

    Edmonton

    10 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2015

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    I liked this place a lot. Food is meant more for sharing. We had the escargots, which were amazing. A touch of curry gave them an updated twist. We also shared a charcuterie board, which was nicely presented. We felt the food was a bit pricey, but in line with the quality. Our only complaint was the wine. They had lots of choice, but their cheapest bottles were starting at about $60 and going upward from there quickly. It would be nice to have a few more reasonably priced options. However, if you have been searching for a place in Edmonton that sells a few bottles for over $1000 (NOT a typo) then here's your place!
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 5, 2015

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Outstanding. Best new addition in Edmonton in years. Wonderful ambience. Outstanding wine list and cheese and charcuterie is excellent
  13. N

    Naomi

    Edmonton

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 28, 2015

    overall2food1service3ambience3
    We went there for our anniversary, they have a huge wine list and charcuterie so we thought we'd enjoy it. The dimly lit environment did grow on me after we'd been there a while, the gratuitous pricing for the food did not. There are so many options, which is great, but you must browse them on an iPad that only shows 3 items at a time, which is frustrating. We tried an 8 year old zin, which was ok. After 15 minutes in the place, we'd had enough so we went online and reserved ourselves a table at another restaurant.
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 26, 2015

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    This place was fantastic! and it was a great experience.
  15. WA

    WarmAtmosphere

    Edmonton

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2015

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    I haven't been to a wine bar before, and I really enjoyed this unique and tasty experience. The chacuterie plate was exceptional, and beautifully displayed. Our server was very knowledgeable about the different wines and choices offered. All in all, a memorable evening.
  16. CG

    CdnGinger

    Edmonton

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 25, 2015

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    I've been to The Wine Room a few times and I always enjoy it. The staff are knowledgable and interested in good wine. Wine by the ounce makes it easy to find a good wine at every price point. I felt bad for the staff on Saturday night, since they had to deal with two very loud groups of 20-something's and the acoustics of the place means that sound travels all over the place. Not the staff's fault; they did their best to move them along. I will definitely be back!
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 25, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I really enjoyed it, not going to lie I think the group I went with was a little to rowdy for that place but I would go back with a quieter bunch
  18. b

    bonmark

    Edmonton

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    If you're looking for a quiet spot to take your significant other or join a couple for a great evening - put the Wine Room on your list. Great wine list, phenomenal cheese and meats and service the is attentive. Worth the visit.
  19. NJ

    NiferJones

    Edmonton

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 22, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    So far this has been the only place that has reminded me of my trip to Napa/Sonoma valley. The focus is the extensive wine selection (no high-balls or beers, wine only) with an excellent selection of charcuterie and "small plates". This is a fantastic place for deep conversations or intimate visiting. Wine is purchased by the ounce or by the bottle which makes it optimal for tasting a bit of this, a bit of that, and then committing to your favourite for a full glass (or bottle). The small plates are wonderful for sharing and the charcuterie is excellent. All items are of the highest quality, full of flavour and wonderfully displayed. Staff are knowledgeable and I have never received a recommend from them I didn't like. I highly recommend this place.
  20. H

    Hprunner

    Edmonton

    27 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on May 1, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Stopped here with girlfriends for after theatre wine and snacks. Because kettle popcorn and melted Brie with balsamic glaze is fantastic with wine! We ordered a bottle of the wine that was recommended that was great at a reasonable price point. Moved on to sample from the enomatic system for the next around. Overall is still one of my favourite places to go and tuck into a booth, drink wine and get lost in conversation.
  21. n

    ntbarclay

    Edmonton

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on May 1, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was absolutely delicious. We had mussels in coconut curry sauce and it was delectable! I absolutely wanted to lick out the bowl!! Finished off with a charcuterie board with two meats and cheeses. Board was beautifully arranged, like a work of art. In addition to the meats and cheeses, It included nuts, fresh fruit and many different kinds of crackers and bread. Our server Brian was welcoming, attentive and great company throughout the evening. Extensive wine selection. Can order by the ounce allowing you to try a variety of different wines, or by the bottle. The restaurant is quite small but each space is intimate. Wonderful atmosphere - romantic and dreamy. Love the finishings. Overall a beautiful evening. Will most definitely be back!
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 1, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved it. Wines were excellent and food was awesome. We will definitely go back!
  23. N

    Natalia25

    Edmonton

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on April 17, 2015

    overall5food5service3ambience5
    This was a last minute find, and was not disappointing! This was a hidden gem. The atmosphere was very intimate and lovely. The wine and food was delicious. Staff could have done better on assisting us with the wine choices, and not giving us the cheque before asking if we were finished. But overall great place!
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edmonton

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 11, 2015

    overall2food2service2ambience4
    Obviously a niche kind of place, they don't have any specials and the waiter couldn't reccomend a good wine for our tastes. It was extremely dark which I suppose is nice for the kind of romantic ambiance but I couldn't even see my friends faces... overall kind of tasty and great wines.
  25. H

    Hprunner

    Edmonton

    27 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2015

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It's my little secret - I want this place to stay around but I also love that I can get a table on short notice. Every time I go, I feel like I am in some little bar in France, not Edmonton. They have the best charcuterie board in the entire city, with a great selection of meats and cheeses and offered with beautifully selected fruits, nuts and breads. Top that off knowledgeable service, a diverse selection of wine by regions and price points and you better make sure you have a cab ride home lined up!
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edmonton

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 20, 2015

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    We had wine and some appetizers: the popcorn and brie was amazing! What an ingenious combo!
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edmonton

    31 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on March 20, 2015

    overall3food2service4ambience3
    Very romantic setting and love the enomatic line up. Great variety for vino.
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edmonton

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 7, 2015

    overall3food3service2ambience4
    The atmosphere is quaint - I wouldn't recommend going if you are hungry. But if you are heading out for a glass of wine and a few tapas - perfect little spot. But do take note, it is a little on the pricey side.
  29. JP

    JanPhilip

    Edmonton

    14 reviews

    4.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on March 6, 2015

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Went there based on OpenTable recommendation of what was close by. It has a very sultry feel to it when we walked in. I was with a friend and my first thought was :"Wow this is a very "romantic" spot" which was odd since we were not on a date but rather a 'let's catch up meeting'. That put aside, it's not a bad spot to be. Their wine list is pricey though, most of their bottle are in 80-100$ and that in itself is a little ridiculous. As for food, it's a charcutrie tip idea. You pick some cheeses, some meats and it comes on a very nice presentation board. It was really good. I would probably go back on a proper date with a romantic partner as the ambiance was very smooth and suggestive.
  30. h

    hiprhonda

    Edmonton

    2 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 30, 2015

    overall2food3service2ambience4
    Great wine list but highly priced. Most wines were only available by the bottle. We tried three small plates and really enjoyed them all. I thought these were reasonably priced. I found two of the three waiters we dealt with to be borderline rude. (One older gentleman waiter was very nice to us.) The other waiters made us feel like they couldn't wait to get us out the door (despite other tables available).
  31. F

    Flintstone

    Edmonton

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 31, 2014

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    We were pleasantly surprised when we walked into the Wine Room. Get ambiance and decor. The service was great and the food was just right. Although the wine is a bit overpriced in my opinion, the service and decor compensate nicely. I would recommend giving the wine room a a try.
  32. L

    Loversdinner

    Edmonton

    7 reviews

    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2014

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Ordered escargots, cheese fondue. Wine is expensive, ordered the cheapest Argentine wine ($49 ) said they were out.Ordered Chateau Therrien French Bordeau $59 /bottle,nice wine but expensive. Escargots,large, tasty with herbs & mushrooms,nice bread for dipping. Cheese fondue,small but adequate after all.Strong cheese, was hoping for gruyère/emmantel. Again nice bread served with it. Would like to go back for the smoked salmon to share, an some white wine you can order by the ounce. Service was good and attentive.
  33. d

    darryllawrence1968

    Edmonton

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 22, 2014

    overall3food4service2ambience5
    Our server, although very knowledgeable, did over charge us a significant amount for the wine. Although he corrected the mistake promptly, it was something that should not happen. Also, the wine was marked up much more than any other similiar establishments. The food was amazing, but the value was simply not there regarding the prices for wine. Would not go back.
  34. L

    Love4food

    Edmonton

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 8, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My boyfriend and I came here Saturday night to start off our date night and we were thoroughly impressed! The venue was quiet, secluded and really romantic. The service was impeccable! We had the chef hand pick the meats and cheeses for our charcuterie board and it was fantastic! Great wine selection too, we will definitely be back!
  35. C

    Childfreeparents

    Edmonton

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on November 7, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The wine room is a hidden gem. Very small, so make reservations. It was perfect for sipping wine, nibbling and sharing great conversation. This place is not meant for dinner, but a sophisticated place to be with friends and relax. Beautiful decor and amazing service.
  36. LB

    LizaBee

    Edmonton

    8 reviews

    1.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 1, 2014

    overall1food1service1ambience4
    We were 10 minutes early for our 9 p.m. reservation so we were seated at the bar. We ordered a glass each and were looking to order apps, but were totally ignored. By 9:30, our glasses had been empty for 25 minutes, our table had been given away and the three staff members all seemed surprised that we had been waiting for a table. No apology, no offer to put more wine in our glasses, just "well, it'll be a few minutes then". So, we just paid for our glasses and left. As a former server, there have been only two times in history where I have not left a tip. This was one of them, and it was absolutely warranted. The lovely server at Boston Pizza across the street, whose service put the Wine Room's to shame, got their share of the gratuity.
  37. d

    dsb82

    Perth

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on October 25, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went with friends on the recommendation of a local foodie and was not disappointed. The charcuterie platters were fantastic, the wine was exceptional, and the service was very attentive and friendly. The menu might benefit from a couple of cheaper wine options for the price conscious people that want to have a couple of glasses and sample the food.
  38. LT

    LuvTheRedDrank

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 25, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We love the wine room. It's perfect for a bday celebration...it's a great romantic hideaway for those looking for a more intimate setting. It always reminds us of NYC.
  39. KA

    KrisA

    Edmonton

    16 reviews

    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on October 23, 2014

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    The Wine Room is awesome! It was my second time and the charcuterie platters are the best in the city. Good selection of wines by the ounce. Great ambience. Will definitely be visiting again.
  40. BE

    BuzzEvents

    Palm Springs

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on October 18, 2014

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved our first visit to The Wine Room! The atmosphere when you walk in is just what you expect for a wine room. The decor looks like you have walked into a Wine Keg. The service and knowledge level from our server was outstanding. His recommendations were exactly what we wanted and expected. The food presentation was creative and interesting. We will definitely be back to sample more wines and the other food items.

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The Wine Room is rated 4.4 stars by 69 OpenTable diners.

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Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Edmonton

  • Hours of operation

    Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm Friday: 4:00 pm - 12:00 am Saturday: 5:00 pm - 12:00 am

  • Cuisines

    Wine Bar

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    None

  • Payment options

    MasterCard, Visa

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