Monday - Sunday: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Kitchen Closes: 10:00 pm Everyday
Mon - Fri : 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun : 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location : 119 BANFF AVE. BANFF, ALBERTA
Get a taste of the rockies
The Elk & Oarsman
Rooftop Patio
20+ Screens - Weekly Specials - Family Owned
Banff's #1 Sports Bar
Get a taste of the rockies
The Elk & Oarsman
Sports Bar

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About Us

Banff's Premier
Sports Pub & Restaurant

Elk & Oarsman, a charming family restaurant in Banff, offers a delightful dining experience with its warm and inviting ambiance. From its cozy seating to its mouthwatering menu, you are sure to enjoy a memorable meal while surrounded by the stunning natural beauty of Banff.

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The Elk & Oarsman stands out with its charming timber and river rock décor. Its inviting atmosphere is further enhanced by a beautiful stone fireplace, creating a cozy retreat beloved by both locals & tourists from various corners of the globe. It’s no wonder it’s considered one of the best restaurants in Banff. Get the ultimate sports bar and rooftop restaurant experience in Banff. We take pride in offering the finest cuisine, live entertainment, a wide selection of twelve draft beers, and genuine 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.

Elk and Oarsman is one of Banff’s premier restaurants, offering guests a warm, cozy atmosphere paired with an array of delicious cuisines. Not only is the ambiance inviting, but the menu is also thoughtfully curated to appeal to a variety of tastes, making it a must-visit spot for anyone looking to enjoy a memorable meal in Banff.

(No reservations for patio, only walk-ins.)

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Why Visit Us

The Premier Sports Pub & Restaurant of Banff

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.

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    Rooftop Patio
    Our summertime rooftop patio offers an amazing 360° view of rocky mountain scenery (No reservations for patio, only walk-ins.)
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    Sports Bar & Restaurant
    The Elk offers the best in food, live entertainment, twelve draft selections and true hospitality
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