Perched directly above Lake Bonavista with large glass windows overlooking the lake, The Lake House is home to one of Calgary’s finest and most creative restaurants as well as a unique setting for weddings and corporate events.
The Prow, at Buffalo Mountain Lodge features chic design and a menu centered around mountain-themed tapas, game meats, excellent shareables, and pastas made proudly in house. A culture of creative cocktails and local brews is boasted at this new locale.
The Dining Room and Lounge offers an artful assemblage of Canadian ingredients such as bison and elk raised on CRM Ranch, sustainable seafood, prairie-grown grains and locally sourced vegetables. Sample Rocky Mountain Cuisine in one of the most noted dining rooms in the Canadian Rockies.
Our dining room and lounge feature CRMR’s famed Rocky Mountain Cuisine – the roots of which go back to the hearty meals prepared by European mountain guides and the lavish Victorian cooking from early CPR rail cars. Dine at beautiful Emerald Lake surrounded by the Rocky Mountains.
Urban Butcher offers the finest quality cuts of ethically and naturally raised local meats, including Alberta Beef, pasture raised pork, free range, free run, organic poultry products, various deli products fresh from our own smokehouse, pre-marinated items that are ready to cook and inspire.
QEVA (Quality Elk Velvet Antler) offers sustainably harvested and 100% natural premium elk velvet antler products that help animals, and their humans, run wild and roam freely. Made exclusively from animals raised on 2,500 acres of open pasture on the CRM Ranch and without hormones or animal by-products.
May 17, 2021 (Banff, AB) – After months of renovation imagery, teaser social media posts, and whispers of what’s to come, Buffalo Mountain Lodge in Banff is now proud to announce the launch of our bold new restaurant concept, The Prow. Buffalo Mountain Lodge is owned and operated by Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts (CRMR).
The Prow will be a totally new restaurant in the award-winning Buffalo Mountain Lodge hotel on Tunnel Mountain Road. The concept is to bring guests amazing local cuisine in an approachable way, and catering to all dietary needs. The menu will include game meats, excellent shareables, and our luxe pastas made proudly in house. Guests can expect to see more variety in price points and offerings that suit all tastes.
The Prow has been working with Amanda Hamilton Interior Design, who runs an award-winning boutique design studio with expertise in commercial and residential design in Calgary and Vancouver. The design for The Prow is interpreted as bold, modern, and welcoming, with homage to the mountains surrounding it. Along with the restaurant, the renovations extend to the Lounge and Front Desk areas of the main lodge as well.
“When guests arrive, it will be a fresh new experience when they walk into the main lodge. The renovations will really be striking to return customers.”, CRMR owner Larkin O’Connor notes.
CRMR is proud to present some familiar faces, with Lance Monteiro as Chef de Cuisine at The Prow. Monteiro was the Head Chef at Cilantro Restaurant and Bar C in Calgary, both under the CRMR banner, and returns with a force in Banff to flex his expertise and creativity.
“The name for The Prow comes from its roots in climbing and skiing. Activities in the Rockies are a huge part of our lives, so it really fit the space. It refers to an overhanging arete in climbing, or the highest point on the ski hill. It also reflects the proud protruding entrance, which you can see in the design of Buffalo Mountain Lodge’s buildings.”, O’Connor explains.
The Prow is expected to open its doors in June 2021.
In the spirit of respect, truth and reconciliation the Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts would like to acknowledge that we live, work and play on traditional territories Stoney Nakoda, Blackfoot, Tsuut’ina Nations as well as the Ktunaxa, Secwepemc, Mountain Cree, Metis Region 3, Metis Nation BC located within Yoho and Banff National Parks (Banff, Lake Louise and Field British Columbia).
We believe it is important to understand this land and to foster relationships and reconciliation with celebrating the place we value and respect today.
We are learning and look forward to developing more to our Land Acknowledgment message to add to our lodges and information.