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The “Castle in the Rockies” Invites Guests to Experience Banff’s Best Patios

BANFF, AB, June 1, 2021 – With the easing of dining restrictions in Alberta, Fairmont Banff Springs has announced al fresco dining will be returning to the castle today just in time for the hotel’s 133rd birthday.  

The Vermillion Room
Located on the Upper Bow Valley Terrace and the Vermilion Lawn, The Vermillion Room’s patio is the ideal location to take in the fresh alpine air and panoramic views while indulging in an inviting menu. With features such as the PEI Mussels, Alberta Beef Tenderloin and the Banff Springs Cheeseburger matched with an intriguing wine list, unique cocktails and local craft beer, the venue will suit any patio-goer’s palette.

STOCK Food & Drink
Surrounded by the hotel’s greenhouse and all-day sunshine, STOCK Food & Drink offers a serene setting for al fresco dining at the hotel. The venue serves unique barista creations, a selection of hand-crafted cocktails and artisanal features to deliver the perfect patio experience from sunrise to sunset.

Guests can also enjoy STOCK to-go and Fairmont’s new Signature Bottled Cocktails wherever their adventure may take them.

The Lookout Patio
The picturesque Lookout Patio will return just in time for patio season, serving some of the best views in the Bow Valley paired with fresh and flavourful cuisine. With Mexican fare, margaritas and mescal on the menu, the Lookout Patio will set the tone for an incredible al fresco dining experience. The seasonal venue will open on Friday, June 4, 2021.

The Waldhaus Pub & Biergarten
Guests can take in the surrounding views of The Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course, Spray River and the Canadian Rockies as they indulge in German-inspired cuisine at the Waldhaus Pub & Biergarten. With beloved favourites such as the Waldhaus Pork Schnitzel and the Würst Plate, plus Radeberger and Hacker-Pschorr on tap, guests will be yodeling all the way home once their pub cravings are satisfied. The Waldhaus Pub & Biergarten will reopen on Friday, June 11, 2021.

Albertans can also save up to 30 per cent on accommodation at Fairmont Banff Springs by booking the Alberta Resident’s Rate. For those wishing to learn more about the available dining options, resort activities, spa and golf at Fairmont Banff Springs, they can visit

High-resolution photos can be downloaded here.


About Fairmont

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is where occasions are celebrated and history is made. Landmark hotels with unrivalled presence, authentic experiences and unforgettable moments have attracted visitors to Fairmont and its destinations since 1907. The Plaza in New York City, The Savoy in London, Fairmont San Francisco, Fairmont Banff Springs and Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai are but a few of these iconic luxury hotels, forever linked to the special places where they reside. Famous for its engaging service, grand public spaces, locally inspired cuisine and celebrated bars and lounges, Fairmont promises a special brand of thoughtful luxury that will be remembered long after any visit. With a worldwide portfolio of more than 75 hotels, Fairmont also takes great pride in its deep community roots and leadership in sustainability. Fairmont is part of Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group offering unique experiences in 4,900 hotels and residences across 110 countries.


Lynn Henderson 
Regional Director, Public Relations 
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Canada’s Western Mountain Region

Casey Bachand
Communications Manager
Fairmont Banff Springs

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