Located at 6700' (2042m) the Whitehorn Bistro proudly offers a contemporary menu with alpine featured items and local products. Each of our fine offerings can be enjoyed inside the dining room, or out on the patio which boasts one of the most incredible panoramic mountain views anywhere.
We're proudly offering a variety of items such as cheese fondue, signature seafood chowder, Rocky Mountain game platter or our house made Bison burger. In addition to this we have an excellent selection of beer, spirits & wine to compliment your dining experience.
Location: Located at the top of the Sightseeing Lift.
Times: See below for hours open by date.
10:00am - 4:30pm (Jun 16 to Jun 18).
10:00am - 4:30pm (Jun 19 to Jul 31).
10:00am - 4:30pm (Aug 1 to Oct 8).
NOTE: On Saturday, August 19 the patio at Whitehorn Bistro will be closed for a private function at 12:00 pm. The restaurant itself will remain open.
Dates: Open from June 16 to October 8, 2017.
While this menu best represents our current culinary offerings, items may be subject to change without notice.
Soup & Salad
Soup of the Day**
served with warm bread
lobster, clams, heavy cream, fresh herbs, potato, warm bread
Heirloom Tomato & Basil Salad*
arugula, goat cheese, candied pecans, maple-dijon dressing
white anchovy vinaigrette, arugula, romaine, grilled raddichio, fingerling chips, grana padano curls, fried capers
Daikon & Asparagus Salad*
baby kale, strawberries, spiced candied pecans, dried cranberries, maple-orange vinaigrette
Salad of the Day**
created by chef daily
Starters & Shares
Smoked Venison Sausage*
sliced valbella artisan smokie, chickpea fries, dijon mayonnaise, house made tomato relish
butter leaf lettuce, grilled chicken, coconut peanut sauce, spicy asian slaw
Rocky Mountain Game Platter for Two**
assorted valbella artisanal meats, farmstead cheeses, country rabbit pate, house made pickles, dried fruits, house made crisps, local honey
Signature Cheese Fondue for Two**
grana padano, smoked cheddar, emmenthal, provolone, banff avenue black pilsner, Quebec maple syrup, seasonal vegetables, baguette
Signature Whitehorn Burger**
made in house with premium Alberta ground chuck, brisket & prime rib, twice smoked bacon, aged white cheddar, tomato relish, arugula, house made mayonnaise, house made pickles, hand cut fries
Grilled Top Sirloin Steak**
AAA Alberta 9 oz. sirloin, wild mushroom sauce, hand cut kennebec potato wedges
Fish of the Day**
prepared by chef daily
Spanish Seafood Risotto*
clams, saltspring island mussels, lobster, scallops, roasted red pepper, tomatoes, saffron, sweet peas, manchego cheese
Pork Belly & Scallops**
48 hour chermoula cured pork belly, celery root, puree, scallops, confit tomatoes, fennel, corn bilini, white asparagus espuma
Vegan Stir Fry
rice noodles, tempura tofu, chinese broccoli, red peppers, shitake mushrooms, snap peas, heirloom carrots, green herbs, thai coconut sauce
Mulled Wine & Chocolate
chocolate sponge cake, mulled wine butter cream, caramelized milk chocolate, dehydrated strawberries
Flourless Lemon Cake*
lemon cream, lemon curd, italian meringue
Daily Creme Brulee*
fresh berries, shortbread cookie
Please Inform Server Of Any Food Allergies
* gluten free menu option
** indicates that this menu item can be prepared for guests with a sensitivity to gluten upon request.
Please note we are not a gluten free environment. Our hand crafted menu items are often prepared using shared equipment including refrigeration & fryers. Variations in vendor-supplied ingredients may occur.
Whitehorn Bistro will accept a limited number of reservations in the course of the day. Preference will be given to those reserving space from 11:00am - 12:00pm and from 1:30pm - 3:00pm. Due to the high level of demand for this outlet please note that tables will only be held for 10 minutes from the reservation time until they are released. To check reservation availability, please call the restaurant directly at 403-522-1310.
Please note: Whitehorn Bistro is located at the top of the Sightseeing Gondola and requires a Gondola Ticket or Ride & Dine Package to access it. Prices shown above do not include 5% GST. Pricing subject to change without notice.