Calgary’s Culinary Scene in Focus

Lucy Pilgrim
By Lucy Pilgrim  - Senior Travel Editor 2 Min Read
Major Tom Bar © Colin Way

Calgary’s restaurant landscape features a dynamism and quirkiness that is difficult to find anywhere else. The city boasts seven of Canada’s top 100 restaurants, reflecting a world-class dining experience to satisfy the needs of anybody’s taste buds.

One featured restaurant that stands ‘40 floors above it all’ is the highly sophisticated Major Tom. Accompanying the backdrop of the breathtaking Calgary skyline, the menu is a symphony of exquisite food, drink, and world-class service.

Elsewhere, for a quintessential Calgary experience, Rouge is located in the historic Cross House in Inglewood, the city’s oldest neighbourhood. Visitors to the restaurant will feel like they are stepping into a scene of Victorian elegance, adorned with hearty European food, having been established by two friends who have a combined experience of 38 years in the international chef world.

With a distinctive name, the Lonely Mouth Bar is a Japanese-inspired lounge bar that offers an eclectic array of modern cuisine and beverages, transporting its guests to the islands of Japan with its playful sushi hand rolls and house-made Udon noodles.

After a delightful evening out, Lulu Bar provides the perfect after-dinner tipple or bite to eat, concocting other-worldly drinks and small plates influenced by Asian cuisine in an unbeatable downtown atmosphere.

Explore the ever-evolving potential of Calgary’s exquisite restaurant scene, satisfying a vast array of tastes and indulgences.

Read Issue 15 of Outlook Travel Magazine