Into the Woods
The Waldhaus Restaurant is right within the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel’s vicinity may evoke ideas about being Little Red Riding Hood living by the woods. The Waldhaus Restaurant is Fairmont Banff Spring Hotel’s “House in the Forest,” with its Bavarian-German architecture. The restaurant was once used as a clubhouse.
Hearty German Fare
If you’re looking for authentic German and Swiss fare, then the Waldhaus Restaurant offers the genuine article. The Waldhaus Restaurant serves cheese and chocolate fondue, venison, pan fried trout and beef short ribs and of course, black forest cake. The pub below serves locally brewed beer. Their patio is the perfect summer place for dining al fresco, celebrating summer and serving barbecue fare like grilled steaks, chicken and salmon.
German Inspired Surroundings
For those visiting Fairmont Banff Springs in the spring will be told about taking a seven minute golf cart ride to reach the Waldhaus Restaurant. Guests can also walk all the way up the Grand Staircase on the Mezzanine Level 1 and exit down to the Waldhaus Pathway, near the Willow Stream Spa. The Waldhaus looks like a hunting cottage/smoking room, replete with dark wood paneling and a roaring fireplace.