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An extraordinary dining experience is to embark on a journey. We have created a beautiful place in an extraordinary setting and have tended to the details that make you feel at home: staff who care, chefs who are passionate about quality and the regional seasonal ingredients that bring to your palate a taste of place.

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Available online for instant gifting, or over the phone at (403) 261-7670.
Offer valid until December 23rd

Holiday Dining

We are open all day for lunch, brunch and dinner.
Enjoy the magical festive lights or a skate on the lagoon and instantly escape the city.
Make River Café part of your Family Holiday plans. 
Closed December 24th & 25th 
open for dinner Boxing Day
Closed January Open on February 1, 2018

New Years Eve


Ring in the New Year 2018

Delight in the best of regional ingredients sourced sustainably from the land and sea with a celebratory tasting menu and carefully curated wine pairings from our acclaimed cellar.
Early Sunset Seating 4:30 - 5:30pm
Includes a glass of bubbles
Late seating 9-10pm
Watch the fireworks at midnight

Open for Dinner Boxing Day

Its just a walk in the park!

Join us for dinner in the warmth and sparkle of our dining room on Boxing Day.

Chef Matthias Fong’s seasonally inspired à la carte menu paired with our warm hospitality will have you feeling right at home. Open at 5pm