Flavourly Imagined, Locally Immersed.
Canadian, Global, International, Tapas / Small Plates
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am
Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
CAN$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
We have a huge IMPARK parking lot right next door. This is the largest lot on Whyte Ave and offers over 300 stalls of parking. After 6:00pm it is only $3.00 for the entire evening.
Private Party Facilities:
The Memory Bank
Our private dining room located right off our main dining room. This beautiful
room boasts contemporary décor and is completely private. It’s ideal for an
intimate party or business meeting. It has a Bluetooth integrated TV, allowing
for easy set up. It can be set up for a cocktail style arty or for a seated dinner.
The Memory Bank’s capacity is 32 people.
Located right off our lounge, this room is private but still offers views of the restaurant
allowing your guests to still feel the vibrancy of a busy night. It’s warm and inviting,
contemporary and comfortable, with a fire place and soft seating. This room can be set up with large banquet style tables, or multiple small tables for a cocktail
style party. It also has a Bluetooth integrated TV, which can be used for a presentation or to
customize your event. The Hospitality Suite’s capacity is 50 people.
Private Party Contact:
Nathin or Chris firstname.lastname@example.org: 780-757-2727x
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Please contact us for your special events! We offer wedding buyouts, company launch parties and everything else you could imagine for your amazing special event! Let us cater to your every desire.
Ampersand27 Ratings and Reviews
We had a very nice evening at the restau ...
We had a very nice evening at the restaurant. The food was very good and served in an appealing way. The music was a little loud (for us) but nice to have.
The most outstanding thing was the waitress. She was very knowledgable about all the dishes and beer selections. Very well spoken and caring and made sure we had everything we needed.
I've been to Ampersand 4 times now and f ...
I've been to Ampersand 4 times now and feel very comfortable stating that is in my top restaurant list in Edmonton. I love the look of the room and it's variety of areas. I would ask for a table by the fireplace in the winter or if on a date. I'd sit at a large round booth when sharing plates with a bunch of friends. The patio is fun on a fine summer day.
The eggplant with paneer is fantastic! It's so good that I find it hard to try some of the other dishes but I have there are many that I loved. The service is top notch. The servers know their stuff, are on hand and friendly but do not hover too much.
We had the ginger honey mushrooms and th ...
We had the ginger honey mushrooms and the green curry. Both were really good. We also had the cauliflower because it was recommended and we didn't really care for it - different tastes for everyone! Our server was very attentive and helpful as well.
So much fun! Thanks Kevin we had a great ...
So much fun! Thanks Kevin we had a great evening. Special thanks to the front end for accommodating the many changes to our long distance, ever changing reservations. We tried all of the pizzas this time and loved the forest floor. We are looking forward to tasting lots of interesting things on this menu.
Dinner here with my girlfriend was excel ...
Dinner here with my girlfriend was excellent! It was both our first time dining here and we were both a little overwhelmed by the menu and atmosphere but our waiter was very knowledgable in walking us through it and we had a great time and the food was amazing! Definitely will come back for another date night! :)
Delicious lunch sandwiches, AMAZING pizz ...
Delicious lunch sandwiches, AMAZING pizza, fantastic drinks. Our only complaint was having too many tantalizing choices to choose from! We had the vegetarian halloumi sandwich (highly recommend even for meat eaters) and the buttermilk chicken and both were tasty. However, the star of the show was the forest floor pizza. The mushrooms and house made ricotta blew our mouths away and the crispy thin crust was perfect.
Was such an amazing experience less our ...
Was such an amazing experience less our waiter. Brought gluten items when we were dining with a celiac and advised this and asked for gluten free. One person wanted Naan (which came with dish) and it was served after we finished eating. Helpful. Took 30 minutes to get a drink, so only ordered one round after initial drink.
I know it was just just this one particular waiter and the kitchen must have messed up with the Naan.
Went to Ampersand27 recently to celebrat ...
Went to Ampersand27 recently to celebrate a birthday. The table was perfect for our group and the service was excellent. She helped us assemble the charcuterie which turned out to be very very good. The assembly of dishes we ordered for the family style part were also excellent. The pork belly melted in your mouth and the salads were creative and tasty. Leave for room for dessert, the Rocky Road is special.
Our new favourite restaurant.
Was very disappointed and somewhat annoy ...
Was very disappointed and somewhat annoyed to see that we were charged for our glasses of still water. When we asked for water it should have been mentioned that we would be charged for water. So disappointing when everything else about the restaurant was excellent.
The taste of the food was excellent but ...
The taste of the food was excellent but two out of our three meals came out cold. We had ordered brunch & eggs were not cooked to our requests & some items on the plate were ice cold & others were warm. Very inconsistent. Service wasn't the greatest either & if I had realized this was the same location as the prior restaurant I wouldn't have booked reservations. It wasn't very busy but was still extremely hard to have a pleasant conversation with all the noise echoing in the room from other tables. Sound is an issue here. Never have had the greatest experience regardless of the restaurants name at this location & would not bother going back or recommending. Prices are high for the quality being served.
The server was friendly, but since the p ...
The server was friendly, but since the patio was open and facing Whyte Ave, the noise level inside the restaurant made conversation almost impossible due to the noise coming from traffic. The food was okay, but nothing really stood out as amazing. The place was very expensive; too expensive, in my opinion, for food that was kind of bland.
Wow! I officially love Ampersand. The ...
Wow! I officially love Ampersand. The space is beautiful, comfortable and unique. The food is fantastic. Wonderful flavours, great presentation and good portions. The service is very good. Your people know what they are serving and can tell you about the drinks and the food but are never overbearing or stuffy.
Went here for my birthday! The food was ...
Went here for my birthday! The food was excellent...the Cauliflower appetizer was super memorable, the pork was juicy and delicious and my husband's steak was awesome. Kuddos to the chefs!
Unfortunately we were seated next to a table of six who were VERY loud, so my husband and I weren't able to have a quiet, relaxing conversation.
Also of concern, the service was very haphazard. Our server was excellent at the beginning with great suggestions, but it appeared he got far too busy and the service just declined as the meal went on. By the time we wanted to pay the bill we had to wait half an hour before he finally came with the credit card machine.
While I used to work in the service industry, and can understand servers becoming slammed, I do have certain expectations when paying $200 for a meal for two people. Sadly the service did not meet up to this.
So I definitely would recommend the food. However, the service was very concerning. For this reason I'm not sure if we would return.
We decided to give &27 a go on the stren ...
We decided to give &27 a go on the strength of its Instagram feed! Delicious, tasteful images are rare 😎
As there was a large party with rather "active" kids, we decided to sit on the patio - which was great, more secluded tha expected but open to the action on Whyte.
Our server was helpful and friendly and after ordering some cocktails - Bluebomb, Cherry Hickory, and Carribean Smoke, decided to go for a charcuterie and cheese board. Despite some of the more interesting meat items being sold out, we assembled a delicious range of teasers and textures. The in house prepared Buffalo Tongue was a highlight!
Desserts are massive - and I am surprised to say, could have been smaller (too much of a good thing...) but all in all we had a great time and will be back soon.
We ordered sharing plates and they were ...
We ordered sharing plates and they were very good. Sadly, one of our group cannot eat garlic. When she asked what she could order she was told "nothing". With further prodding there were two items on the menu. Seems pretty unusual and inflexible to me - that's a big menu, and only one appetizer and one main can be provided without garlic?
One of my friends ordered a beverage tha ...
One of my friends ordered a beverage that wasn't quite what she expected. While she was content to accept what was delivered a replacement swiftly appeared along with an apology that the first glass wasn't quite what was described. Everything arrived promptly and the food was quite tasty.
Sadly, our experience was not good. We a ...
Sadly, our experience was not good. We arrived on time for our reservation and were seated right away. It took quite a few minutes for the waitress to come and collect our drink order. By that time, we had already reviewed the menu. When we asked her about some of the food choices, she was not really able to articulate much about the meal, other than reading the words on the menu itself.
We ordered the bacon/beans appy. The bacon was good, however the beans and the pea-coloured sauce served with it did not really compliment the maple flavour in the bacon at all.
We ordered the Salty Pig and the Coop flatbreads. They took an hour to be brought out. When we confronted the waitress about the long wait, she checked and said that they were training someone which had caused the delay. Note to management - you should not train inexperienced staff during a dinner seating on a long weekend. Do lunches, or mid-week. if they have trouble prepping a simple, no-fail flatbread, they are not ready for the kitchen during peak hours.
The salty pig tasted good. The Coop did not. The corn sprinkled on it did nothing for the flavour and actually cheapened the overall look of the dish. The BBQ sauce seemed like a jarred variety and was overpowering any other flavours that were on there. A good scratch BBQ sauce should have obvious flavours of onions, spices, mustard kick, etc... This did not.
And finally, when we found a coarse hair in the salty pig - the only item worth eating - we had had enough. We tried to flag down the waitress for approx 5 minutes, however despite her walking past us twice, we ended up having to walk up to the bar to get her attention.
When we explained about the hair, she apologized, took the cost of one of the flatbreads off of the bill and gave us an overall 15% staff discount. Her parting words were that she would understand if we never went back again.
Overall, I would say that poor management was the root of all things wrong at this place. :(
Special occasion as my mom was visiting ...
Special occasion as my mom was visiting from out of town. Decided to go here for brunch based on what I've heard, and wasn't disappointed. The chicken & waffles was a stand out, and the salmon eggs benedict was top notch. The "peanut fries" that came with the breakfast were outstanding, but the sandwich was underwhelming.
Coffee was great, and he price for 3 coffees and 3 dishes was quite reasonable.
We sat outside and it was Canada Day, so ...
We sat outside and it was Canada Day, so it was VERY loud on Whyte Avenue....which added to the patriotic feeling. Lots of trucks with Canadian flags honking horns. Our waitress was perfect.... she had a great personality for the job. It was just very busy, and thus service was a bit slow. We'll go back, though. Was a notch up from some of the bars in the neighbourhood.
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