Elk & Oarsman

119 Banff Avenue, Banff, Alberta

Welcome to Elk & Oarsman, kitchen and bar!

Established in 2005, The Elk & Oarsman is Banff’s premier sports pub & restaurant. The timber & river rock décor & beautiful stone fireplace make The Elk & Oarsman a favorite for locals & tourists from around the world. The Elk offers the best in food, live entertainment, twelve draft selections and true hospitality.

Our summertime rooftop patio offers an amazing 360° view of rocky mountain scenery, and in cooler weather our inviting wood burning fireplace will warm you as you relive a day on the slopes.

Come on in and bring your friends!

Elk & Oarsman

What Our Customers Say

Testimonials

Spacious, well-decorated restaurant with good food options. Our waitress was helpful and accommodating, flavorful food for a decent price.

Elizabeth M (Yelp)

Sat on the patio and the views were amazing!! Had a couple of drinks here and tried the elk poutine it was incredible. Thanks again for your greats service.

Jennifer Whiney (Google Reviews)

Great Food, Great Staff and a fun place to watch sports and meet new friends.

Derek Holloway (Facebook)

Our Family of four ate her and all came out full and happy. Kids menu was excellent value and adult options were varied and well priced.

Julie W (TripAdvisor)

Call now to reserve a table: (403) 762-4616

The Elk & Oarsman will be participating in the new Alberta Restrictions Exemption Program.

 

Effective Monday, September 20th, we will be asking all guests (aged 12+) to provide:

Guests aged 18 and over must provide valid photo ID to verify the required documentation.

 

We thank you for your support during these challenging times and wish good health to everyone in our community!