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1888 Chop House

The heart and soul of our culinary story starts with 1888 Chop House, a modern and sophisticated restaurant serving the best of Alberta beef, sustainably sourced wild game, and oceanwise seafood. This intimate culinary destination is ideal for all occasions. Discover our delectable menu, spirited cocktails, and award-winning wine list. All food is made in-house, ensuring every mouth-watering detail is perfect.

1888chophouse.com

LOCATION
405 Spray Avenue
Banff, Alberta T1L 1J4

HOURS
Tuesday to Saturday | 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • Starters

    • 1888 House Bread (VG) | $14
      everything seasoning, nasturtium butter
    • Tomato Salad (VG) | $24
      smoked burrata, red currant, basil
    • Local Gems (GF, V) | $18
      marcona almonds, toasted grains, radicchio, winter citrus, fresh herbs
    • 1888 Hashbrowns (DF) | $22
      smoked trout roe, tarama, dill
    • Hokkaido Scallop Crudo (DF) | $34
      herb paste, daikon, grapefruit, cucumber, rice milk
    • King Crab Tart | $36
      sauce américaine, warm custard, kohlrabi, meyer lemon
    • Québec Foie Gras Terrine | $32
      verjus gelée, stone fruit preserve, cilantro
    • Lamb Tartare (GF) | $28
      eggplant, pink peppercorn, Saskatoon berry, horseradish
  • Sides

    • Crispy Sunchokes (GF, V) | $15
      wild garlic dip, tarragon
    • Heirloom Carrots (GF, VG) | $14
      carrot top kimchi, vadouvan, dukkah, labneh
    • Whipped Potatoes (GF) | $12
      goat butter
    • Grilled Asparagus (GF, VG) | $15
      Alberta honey, Gruyere, whey
    • Charred Broccolini (GF, VG) | $15
      blue cheese, tomatillo salbitxada
  • From the Land and Sea

    • Acron Squash (GF, V) | $42
      smoked white bean, silken tofu, crispy artichoke, spinach, black truffle
    • Sweet Potato Agnolotti (V) | $44
      basil, goats milk ricotta, chanterelles, tendrils
    • Whole Atlantic Lobster (GF) | $MP
      parsnip, buttermilk, sea buckthorn, bitter greens
    • Pacific Halibut (GF) | $54
      celery root, watercress, wild leek, smoked spruce
    • Dry Aged Brome Lake Duck (GF) | $62
      BC plums, nashi pear, rutabaga, nasturtium, endive
    • Heritage Pork Chop | $56
      almond mole, dark fig, Taber corn polenta, chervil
    • Bison Tenderloin | $82
      morel mushrooms, beetroot, blackberries, farro
  • From the Grill

    • Brant Lake
      • 7oz. gold standard wagyu beef tenderloin | $98
      • 12oz. gold standard wagyu New York striploin | $106
    • Benchmark | $150
      32oz. 30 Day Aged Porterhouse
    • Alberta Beef 60 Day Dry Aged Ribeye | $95
      14oz.
    • A5 Gunma Joshu Japanese Wagyu Filet (GF) | $205
      6oz. onion soubise, caramelized onion, fingerling potatoes, Périgord sauce
  • Enhancements

    • Bordelaise, Seabean Chimichurri, Béarnaise or House A1
    • Foie Gras | $24
    • Lobster Tail | $27
    • Québec Blue Cheese | $9
    • Textures of Chocolate | $18
      In the summer of 2022, our pastry chef Lloyd Veloso, journeyed to Paris, France, and collaborated with cacao barry to create proprietary chocolates for Fairmont Banff Springs.
      • The Springs 67.2% Dark - Saint Dominique, Madagascar, and Sao Tome; Bitter & red fruit | $
      • The Springs 43.2% Milk - Papua New Guinea cocoa; Smokiness | $
    • Strawberries & Milk | $15
      buttermilk sorbet, candied ginger
    • Preserved Banana | $14
      macadamia nut, coconut, honey ice cream
    • 1888 Sundae | $15
      salted caramel, smoked cocoa nibs
  • Cocktails

    2.5oz
    • Kentucky's Cigar Room | $22
      Makers Mark Bourbon, Walnuts, Amaro Sibilla, Antica Formula, Maple, Dandelion Root and Cacao Bitters. Nutty, Bittersweet, Spirituous, Sipper
    • A Night at the Chalet | $24
      Bacardi 8 Rum, Goslings Rum, Dubonnet, Orange and Cinnamon Oleo Saccharum Chocolate Bitters. Spice, Smoke, Spiritous, Sweet
    • The Alpineglow Phenomenon | $24
      Wild Life Vodka, Cointreau, Blueberry, Lavender, Lime, Blackcurrant Bitters, Fever Tree Soda. Floral, Fruity, Tall, Refreshing
    • The Pink Pearl | $27
      Casamigos Resposado Tequila, Beets, Cynar, Lemon, Agave, Balsamic Reduction, Pink Peppercorn. Earthy, Complex, Tart, Sweet
    • The Alps Reviver | $29
      Wild Life Gin, Cocchi Americano Bianco, Rosehip, Lemon, Peychaud's Bitters Champagne, Rosewater. Light, Bubbly, Dry, Refreshing
    • Bar Special
      Please ask your server about today's special.
  • Non-Alcoholic

    • House Made Ginger Beer | $9
      Ginger Purée, Lemon, Fever Tree Soda Water
    • Wild Rose | $14
      Seedlip Grove, Rosehip, Cranberry, Lemon, Fever Tree Soda, Rosewater. Light, Bubbly, Dry, Refreshing
    • Rise and Shine | $14
      Seedlip Spice, Blueberry, Lavender, Lime, Ginger Beer, Cardamom Bitters. Fruity, Spice, Tall, Refreshing
  • Flights

    2.5oz
    • 40 Years of Taylor Fladgate | $45
      Taylor Fladgate Port: 10yr, 20yr, 30yr and 40yr
    • The Experimental Series | $61
      Glenfiddich: 12yr, IPA, Project XX, Fire & Cane, Winter Storm
    • The Glory of Glenmorangie | $56
      Glenmorangie: 10yr, Nectar D'Or, Lasanta, Quinta Ruban, Signet
    • 45 Years Of Dalmore | $49
      Dalmore: 12yr, 15yr, 18yr, King Alexander III
  • Beer

    Canadian
    • Banded Peak Mount Castleguard Cold IPA, 6% ABV, Calgary, Alberta | $12
      50 IBU, gentle and Pineapple Notes, Bright Lemon and grapefruit Flavours (473ml)
    • Blindman Barrel Aged Strong English Ale, 7.6% ABV, Calgary, Alberta | $16
      Complex, Leathery and Woodiness Aromas, Hints of Vanilla and Spiciness (500ml)
    • Ol'Beautiful Okami Kasu Japanese Ale, 5% ABV, Calgary, Alberta | $9
      Made Largely of Rice, Silky, Mouthfeel, Subtle Hint of Boozy, Creamy Funk (355ml)
    • Annex Ales Idle Hands Italian Pilsner, 5.3% ABV, Calgary, Alberta | $12
      Refreshing, Light, and Subtly Sweet (473ml)
  • Beer

    Imported
    • Traquair Scotch Ale, 7.2% ABV, Scotland, United Kingdom | $14
      Strong, Malty and Sweet with Faint hints of Scotch (330ml)
    • La Trappe Quadrupel Amber Ale, 10% ABV, Koningshoeven., Netherlands | $12
      Warm and Intense Flavours, Rich and Finely Balanced. Banana and Vanilla Aromos (330ml)
    • Domaine Eric Bordelet Sydre Argelette Apple Cider, 5% ABV, Normandy, France | $59
      Demi-Sec, Gently Sparkling Petillant Style, Apple, Lemon and Spice Aromas (750ml)
    • Echigo Premium Red Ale, 6% ABV, Niigata, Japan | $12
      Deep Flavor, Round Texture, Refreshing (330ml)
    • Echigo Koshihikari Rice Lager, 5% ABV, Niigata, Japan | $13
      Fine and Persistent carbonation, and a clean, crisp flavour from the super premium rice (500ml)
  • Beer Non-Alcoholic

    • Village Brewery Pale Ale | $9
  • Rye / Whisky

    1oz
    • Jack Daniel's | $11
    • Canadian Club | $11
    • Crown Royal | $11
    • George Dickel | $11
    • Gentleman Jack | $21
    • Old Overholt Straight Rye | $11
    • Knob Creek Rye | $11
    • Lot 40 Rye | $11
    • Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Rye | $14
    • Westland American Oak | $24
  • Bourbon

    1oz
    • Bulleit | $11
    • Buffalo Trace | $11
    • Maker's Mark | $11
    • Knob Creek | $11
    • Basil Hayden's | $12
    • Booker's 7yr | $12
    • Woodford Reserve | $13
    • 1792 12yr | $25
    • 1792 Full Proof | $17
    • 1792 Single Barrel | $14
    • Garrison Brothers Small Batch | $35
    • Elijah Craig Small Batch | $14
    • Pappy Van Winkle 10yr | $75
  • Vodka

    1oz
    • Finlandia | $11
    • Absolut & Absolut Citron | $11
    • Ketel One | $11
    • Chopin | $13
    • Belvedere & Belvedere Citrus | $12
    • Grey Goose | $12
    • Titos | $13
    • Wild Life | $12
  • Rum

    1oz
    • Bacardi Superior | $11
    • Mount Gay Black Barrel | $12
    • Bacardi Gran Reserva 8yr | $12
    • Bacardi Spiced Rum | $11
    • Pyrat XO | $11
    • Appleton Reserve | $12
    • Goslings Dark | $12
    • El Dorado 21yr | $21
    • El Dorado 25yr Vintage | $74
    • Dictador 2 Masters | $78
  • Gin

    1oz
    • Beefeater | $11
    • Bombay Sapphire | $11
    • Ungava | $11
    • Wild Life | $12
    • Tanqueray No. 10 | $12
    • Hendricks | $12
    • Bruickladdich "The Botanist" | $13
    • Wild Life Barrel Aged | $14
    • Beefeater 24 | $11
    • Wild Life Rundle Bar Gin | $12
  • Tequila/Mezcal

    1oz
    • Cazadores Reposado | $13
    • Cazadores Añejo | $14
    • Casamigos Blanco | $14
    • Casamigos Reposado | $16
    • Casamigos Añejo | $18
    • Casamigos Mezcal | $23
    • Los Danzantes Añejo Mezcal | $22
    • Los Danzantes Arte Mezcal | $30
    • Tierra Noble Extra Añejo | $45
    • Komos Anejo | $27
    • Rey Sol 10yr Single barrel Extra Anejo | $48
    • Don Julio Ultima Reserva | $72
  • Scotch

    Highland. 1oz
    • Glencadam Origins | $11
    • Glenmorangie 10yr | $12
    • Speyburn 10yr | $12
    • Dalmore 12yr | $13
    • Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban 12yr | $15
    • Glenmorangie Lasanta 12yr | $15
    • Oban 14yr | $15
    • Edradour 10yr | $16
    • Dalwhinnie 15yr | $21
    • Glenmorangie Nectar D'Or 12yr | $22
    • Dalmore 15yr | $22
    • Glencadam 21yr | $24
    • Dalwhinnie Double Matured, Vintage 1991 | $26
    • Dalmore 18yr | $28
    • Dalmore King Alexander III | $28
    • Glenmorangie Signet | $51
    • Glenmorangie Vintage 1989 | $186
  • Scotch

    Lowland. 1oz
    • Glenkinchie 12yr | $15
  • Scotch

    Speyside. 1oz
    • Glenfiddich 12yr | $12
    • Cragganmore 12yr | $12
    • Glenlivet 12yr | $13
    • Tomintoul Peated | $14
    • Macallan Gold | $17
    • Glenfiddich 15yr | $18
    • Glenlivet French Oak 15yr | $20
    • Macallan Amber | $20
    • Glenfiddich 18yr | $35
  • Scotch

    Isle of Skye. 1oz
    • Talisker 10yr | $14
  • Scotch

    Islay. 1oz
    • Laphroaig 10yr | $13
    • Ardbeg 10yr | $19
    • Bruichladdich Port Charlotte 10yr | $26
    • Lagavulin 16yr | $27
  • Scotch

    Blended. 1oz
    • Dewars White Label | $11
    • Famous Grouse | $11
    • Chivas Regal | $11
    • Johnnie Walker Black | $12
    • Johnnie Walker Gold | $15
    • Johnnie Walker Platinum | $25
    • Johnnie Walker Blue | $35
  • Scotch

    Irish/Welsh
    • Bushmills | $9
    • Jameson | $11
    • Tullamore D.E.W | $11
  • Scotch

    Japanese. 1oz
    • Toki | $12
  • Scotch

    Reserve Selection. 1oz
    • Macallan 30 Year Sherry Cask | $616
      Rich sherry, with orange clove, nutmeg and wood smoke PALATE: Deliciously smooth, with dried fruits, sherry, orange and wood smoke FINISH: Long and rich, with orange and spice
    • Macallan Decanter Series No.6 In Lalique | $520
      NOSE: Fragrant red apple skin, orange peel, fruit cake, vanilla and redcurrant PALATE: Silky dried fruits, almost perfumed, with dark toasty notes and some warming ginger FINISH: Figs and dark spices
  • Cognac

    1oz
    • Hennessy VS | $11
    • Hennessy VSOP | $12
    • Hennessy XO | $25
    • Hennessy 250 | $160
    • Remy Martin VSOP | $11
    • Remy Martin XO | $25
    • Courvoisier VSOP | $15
    • Fussigny Fine Champagne | $25
    • Hardy Noces de Perle | $135
    • Louis XIII | $225
    • Camus royal | $275
  • Sweet Wine

    2oz
    • Château Doisy-Vedrines, "Château Petite Vedrines", France | $15
    • Sherry Perez Barquero, "La Cañada", Pedro Ximénez | $25
    • Gehringer Brothers, Cabernet Franc, Okanagan, Canada | $25
    • Inniskillin, Riesling, Niagara Peninsula, Canada | $33
  • Port

    Tawny. 2oz
    • Taylor Fladgate, 10 Year Old Tawny Port | $12
    • Taylor Fladgate, 20 Year Old Tawny Port | $17
    • Taylor Fladgate, 30 Year Old Tawny Port | $25
    • Taylor Fladgate, 40 Year Old Tawny Port | $35
    • Taylor Fladgate, Tawny Port Flight (4 x 1oz) | $45
    • Quinta do Vallado "ABF" 1888 | $325
    • Taylor Fladgate Single Harvest Port 1896 | $451
  • Lot 43 Tea Blends

    • Creamy Earl Grey
    • 1907 Orange Pekoe
    • Imperial Breakfast
    • Decaffeinated English Breakfast
    • Jasmine Gold Dragon
    • Kyushu Japan Sencha
    • Bella Coola Punch
    • Mojo Mate
    • Mojo Boost
    • Oregon Mint
    • Egyptian Chamomile
    • Revitalize
  • Mains

    • Macaroni & Cheese | $15
    • Grilled Cheese Sandwich | $19
      brioche, cheddar cheese, house tater tots
    • Grilled Chicken Breast | $26
      steamed broccolini, house tater tots
    • Pan Seared Halibut | $30
      seasonal vegetables, mashed potatoes herb butter
    • New York Striploin | $35
      4oz. Seasonal vegetables, mashed potatoes herb butter
  • Dessert

    • Ice Cream Sundae | $10
      vanilla ice cream, caramel sauce

Award-Winning Cuisine

1888 Chop House is well-recognized for its outstanding food, beverages, and service. Here is a selection of our recent awards and accolades.

  • Wine Spectator Restaurant Award, 2016–2021
  • OpenTable’s Diner’s Choice Award, 2019
  • Les Clef d’Or Concierge Silver Service Award for Outstanding Hotel Dining, 2019
  • Gold Award Winner for Best Overall List in Alberta’s Finest Drink List Awards, 2019
  • Rocky Mountain Outlook’s “Best of the Bow 2020”: Best Dinner Menu, Best Wine List, and Best Use of
  • Fresh Local Ingredients