By Where Writers
From mountain-top venues with epic snowy views, to cozy patios downtown, Banff is packed with great places to eat. Here’s our round-up of the bars and restaurants to visit this winter.
Want a meal with a view? Sky Bistro won’t disappoint. Ride the Banff Gondola to the restaurant on Sulphur Mountain’s 2,281-m high ridge for snowy views Banff and delicious tastes of Canada. Choose from regional dishes with upscale twists. And from the bar, sip locally crafted beers and spirits.
Located in downtown Ottawa, Hy’s in an authority on steak.
Filet mignon, New York strip, porterhouse — steak rules the menu at Hy’s, where prime cuts of Canadian beef have been served to a devoted clientele for decades. So many years in the business means that Hy’s truly is an authority on steak, and guests can order up their favourite cut cooked just how they like it. While beef is obviously the star of the show, the seafood is a delectable alternative. A dark, luxurious dining room, fantastic cocktails, and impeccable service add up to make Hy’s a great choice for an elegant night out.
170 Queen St., 613-234-4545, www.hyssteakhouse.com.