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The Oak Room

#73 of 2,964 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Canadian, Bar, Pub
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Fairmont Palliser Hotel | 133 9th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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calgary
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673 reviews
512 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a treat to visit the Oak room. Service is top notch! Great location for the classic cocktails and wines. Very extensive food menu is available, as the dining room is only open on the weekends. A perfect "conversation" room--and periodically, live music during the week. Recommended.

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Thank alan a
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this review

Thanks very much for taking the time to share your feedback with us, Alan, and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Oak Room again very soon. Best regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

Halifax, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Stopped in on Canada Day for a beer and a poutine. Service was very attentive. My partner enjoyed her meal as well. She knew how to redeem my presidents club gift certificates which was a plus.

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Thank mjama
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words about your Canada Day experience at the Oak Room! We hope you will visit us again. Best regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

Michigan
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95 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Went to the Oak Too. Before the Flames game. Had food, which was very good and relatively fast to the table. Had a nice selection. Enjoyed the drink menu as they have a large selection including a great beers. Had a nice Erdinger Munich Dunkel which is not easy to find. Always a pleasure to hit the Oak Room. Until... More 

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Thank travelinman045
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our iconic Oak Room. I will pass on your kind words to the team and we'll see you again soon. Warm regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

Much Wenlock, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We ate here whilst staying at the hotel. The staff are good and the food delicious. Great place to sit and relax.

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Thank Moir
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, Moir! We look forward to your next visit. Best regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

Fmm
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494 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

When you sit down for a beverage.....you can just imagine in the old times ....when the "boys club" were sitting and having a brandy and cigar after their business meeting. When there I tried the steak sandwich and a glass of select red wine. Have to say it was one of the best steak sandwiches that I have had in... More 

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Thank Ross M
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks so much for this glowing review of your time at the Oak Room. It does have some historic charm, doesn't it? I will pass on your kind words to the team and we hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Its a nice room, with really good variations on classic cocktails. The salads, sandwiches, steak tartare and the burger were all excellent, as were the huge cream cheese donut holes for dessert (one order was enought to share for us- think 4 of their donut holes is like a dozen timbits). We had two meals here. My only objection was... More 

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Thank Lori V
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review, Lori. I appreciate your sharing all of these insights as this is the only way we can improve our customer experience going forward. See you again soon. Warm regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

Thornhill, Canada
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364 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Variety and taste are achieved in an elegant well-appointed dining room. Quality ingredients and aesthetically pleasing French toast with caramelized banana in bourbon sauce. Flaw was the accompanying melon pieces though attractive, were not ripe. Poached eggs open sandwich with melted goat cheese and mushrooms with fried potatoes very good.

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Thank Kulbi
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Warm regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

Calgary, Canada
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70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Tasty, great service. We had lunch and tea this weekend. Walk in lounge type of restaurant. Love the historical feel.

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Thank 4familytravels4fun
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us at the Oak Room in the Fairmont Palliser. We hope to see you again very soon! Best regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

Ottawa, Canada
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396 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 660 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The Oak Room is a large and pleasantly dark bar in the Palliser Hotel in Calgary. The choice of food is imaginative, they have a good range of beers, but what really stands out is the service. They happily delivered my lunch to a conference room elsewhere on the ground floor and couldn't have been more friendly or helpful.

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Thank Faience44
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this review

Thanks for the review-- I will be sure to pass on your kind words to the Oak Room team! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed at the Paliser so naturally i decided to eat dinner here. The atmosphere was calm and friendly, only issue is the lighting, which hurt my eyes a bit. It had this gloomy lighting which was too dark color pared to a normal lighting, so my eyes weren't use it it. The food was pretty good. I had the... More 

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Thank victorcyho
LindsayGallagherPAL, Public Relations Manager at The Oak Room, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about your experience in the Oak Room. I will pass on your feedback to the team and we hope to see you again very soon! Best regards, Lindsay Gallagher Communications Manager Fairmont Palliser More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fairmont Palliser Hotel | 133 9th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • This restaurant is at The Fairmont Palliser

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?