About Eagle's Eye Restaurant - Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
Golden, BC V0A 1H0
Eagle’s Eye Restaurant is located at 7700 feet; the Summit of Kicking Horse Mountain. Hand carved tabletops; local timbers and stonework provide an elegant setting. Floor to ceiling windows frame panoramic views of the Rocky, Purcell and Selkirk Mountain ranges. The Rocky Mountain cuisine is complimented by an outstanding selection of Canadian wine and artisan beer.
Wild Game, Global, International
Hours of Operation:
May 21st-23rd Lunch 11:30am - 2:00pm
May 28th - June 25th 11:30am - 2:00pm
June 26th - August 28th 11:30am - 4:00pm (3:00pm-4:00pm reduced menu)
August 29th - September 25th Mon-Thurs 11:30am - 2:30pm, Fri-Sun 11:30am - 4:00pm
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Over the winter season Eagle’s Eye plays host to a number of on mountain events; many of which include entertainment. Please visit www.kickinghorseresort.com to see the schedule for events and entertainment.
Off site catering and private dining are available. Please contact our sales team to learn more. 1-800-SKI-KICK
Parking is available at the base of the mountain. Your private chauffeur is the Golden Eagle Express, offering base to summit service!
Bar Dining, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Thank you for choosing Eagle's Eye Restaurant! This holiday season we will be offering a special five course dinner menu with entree and appetizer choices on the 25th and 26th only. This menu will be posted on OpenTable soon. Our regular menu will not be available at this time.
Eagle's Eye Restaurant - Kicking Horse Mountain Resort Ratings and Reviews
Five of us went for dinner and we were a ...
Five of us went for dinner and we were all very disappointed in our experience at Eagle's Eye. Most of the food was just adequate but one of our meals, the seafood pasta dish, was inedible. The prices are very high and the quality of the food did not justify the prices. Our server was also inexperienced and seemed confused most of the evening. For example, when pouring out the remainder of a bottle of wine that four of us were sharing, she forgot that she had already poured wine into one person's glass and forgot one person completely.
Unique experience, very expensive for th ...
Unique experience, very expensive for the quality of food - the lamb chops were not good at all - the 3 other meals were good but not as good as other high end restaurants - none of the portions were filling, not very child friendly menu.
My wife and I visited the Eagle's Eye fo ...
My wife and I visited the Eagle's Eye for dinner over the holidays. It was her fist time and I had not been for a number of years. We were both very impressed with the food (large portions for high end) and the service was also good (casual and approachable which was nice to find at a place like this). Appetizers were probably the highlight of the meal and top notch. The gondola ride in the dark was an interesting experience. We have been up it many times in the daytime skiing but in the dark it feels a bit unnerving – like you are all alone on a mountain in the pitch black. Wear warm clothes for that part in the winter season.
Took almost 4 hours for our meal though ...
Took almost 4 hours for our meal though it was 5 course meal. 2nd and rrd couse were scant and cold, and the main course was 90 min late. All they did for us, was comp us a 15 dollar bottle of wine. Dissapointing to say the least given price was 110 dollars a plate.
The restaurant has nice decor, friendly ...
The restaurant has nice decor, friendly staff and a view that is priceless! Unfortunately, my husband and I did not plan our lunch date very well and we were not very hungry. We did order something to split, sandwich and soup combo that was good. The Wild Horse and Gin Peaks Mountain Top Caesars were the best caesars we have ever had :) Make sure you give yourself enough time to go hiking and get some photos.......incredible!
Lovely staff, everything very relaxed, f ...
Lovely staff, everything very relaxed, food excellent as was our wine and coffee. Had read that the food was expensive but compared to Banff, it was cheap!! Views to totally die for - amazing. Something you will always remember, so do make the effort and go up there.
My experience at the Eagle's Eye Restaur ...
My experience at the Eagle's Eye Restaurant was outstanding!! The ride up and down in the gondola was incredible ( even saw a grizzly bear on the ride down!) and the view from the top is breathtaking!! Our lunch was lovely and the service exceptional - they even put together a special meat and cheese tray at our request. I recommend this experience for everyone! Take lots of pictures when you're "on top of the world" - a fantastic memory making day that won't be forgotten!! Cheers!!
A must do if you are visiting in Golden ...
A must do if you are visiting in Golden BC and certainly a special occasion place for locals. This is not your everyday restaurant but part of the whole Kicking Horse country experience, including learning all about grizzly bears from Boo.
Perfect place to enjoy a special lunch w ...
Perfect place to enjoy a special lunch with fantastic views. Great food, good service in a relaxed atmosphere. Premium prices but good value when considering the location.
Summit salad with smoked salmon was delicious. After lunch perhaps enjoy a hike to the Stairway to Heaven lookout for even more stunning views.
Travelling from France, we had lunch her ...
Travelling from France, we had lunch here during our trip to Canada this summer. Fantastic 360° view but too cold to eat outside. Ask for a window seat!
Lots to see around with mountain biking and rock-climbing. The meal was not too expensive but you pay to take the Gondola which adds a chunk to the overall cost and being tourists, we took the option to go and see Boo the Bear as well. Bon apetit!
We made a reservation for (our anniversa ...
We made a reservation for (our anniversary) lunch. We were lead to believe that
there would be a ($10) charge for the lift up (this charge is waived for dinner bookings but
there was no dinner offered at this time). When we got to the cashier at the bottom of the lift
(after a 3.5 hour drive), we were told that the lift would cost $37.50 per person! We expected that the price of the meal would be higher than normal (and it was) but this just made our cost go from $44.29 for an average lunch to $119.79! Clearly, this did not "leave a good taste in our mouths". I'm still left shaking my head and thinking that there must be a mistake.
We arrived after 3pm and had to eat o ...
We arrived after 3pm and had to eat off of the limited menu. Very good food albeit a bit pricey. Service is lovely and we talked to
Our server about Boo the grizzly bear . We saw him in his pool on the way up in the gondola. The view is magnificent . Just breath taking . Highly recommended .
Our family from Chile were pleased to no end with their day. Everyone that works at Kicking Horse resort are so happy and pleasant. So nice to be looked after by such a wonderful group of people .
My Australian relatives wanted to see th ...
My Australian relatives wanted to see the Rockies, but they are not suited to strenuous hikes through the back country. Golden offers the ability for anyone of any fitness level to be delivered, via scenic gondola, to the top of the Rockies for an outstanding panoramic view and all the pictures you can take. I booked ADVENTURE PASSES + SKY LUNCH, so we took the chair lift to see Boo, and then took the gondola to the top of KH mtn. We had one of the best lunches ever at a corner table with a breathtaking (literally, after the hike) view. MY RELATIVES LOVED THE ENTIRE DAY, AND I LOOKED LIKE A GENIUS FOR BOOKING IT. You can't visit Kicking Horse resort without eating at this fantastic restaurant. You will want to bring all of your family & friends to this jewel in the Rockies.
Given we were only the second table in t ...
Given we were only the second table in the restaurant after opening it would have been better if everyone's food came out at the same time. 2 got their food and it was a 15 minute wait for the next two to be served.
Why the wait. I hear it is a constant complaint.
You cannot beat the view at 7700 ft. WOW ...
You cannot beat the view at 7700 ft. WOW. You can see all around the Columbia valley & Golden. This is one of a kind. Food (lunch) was very good. So was the service. Everyone friendly & helpful. Ambience is cozy & warm.
Stunning location, 7,700 feet at the top ...
Stunning location, 7,700 feet at the top of Kicking Horse mountain. A gondola ride to the top makes it a special experience for sure! Our waitress was genuine and lovely. I loved that we could order, then walk outside to look at the view, and come effortlessly back in to eat. An amazing experience!
We ate lunch here twice and on both occa ...
We ate lunch here twice and on both occasions the service was second to none with a very attentive waitress, the food was well presented and tasted great! Not to mention that spectacular scenery.
Will definitely return
Excellent food / service The view was spectacular
I would recommend this for everyone. Family's during the day for great food and spectacular view (kids would enjoy). Staff at Eagle Eye were very comidating for family's. Prices are resonable for everything you get.
I would most defiantly recommend this at night for a couples dinner. Very romantic, amazing food, spectacular views. Prices are very resonable for everything you get. Highly recommended for date night
Waitress / cooks were very accommodating towards my food. allergies.
Lovely dinner on a mountain top
They do a great job here. Although service was a bit slow to start, our server was attentive and pleasant as the night went on. It was quite full so they were busy. Eagle Eye signature salad is wonderful if you're in a salad mood. Duck duo really good. Bouillabaisse was pretty different; thick tomato puree with some scallops, mussels, shrimp, clams and a piece of fish. But the seafood was expertly prepared so I won't complain about the lack of broth and odd presentation. Chocolate brownie was amazing - stacked with a ganache layer in the middle, rich warm fudge sauce, black cherries, whipped cream - whoever makes their desserts certainly knows what they're doing! Can't write this review without mentioning the fabulous gondola ride at night (a little spooky with the wind blowing that night though) and the wonderful setting on the mountain top - so beautiful, it's an experience in itself.
Great view! Overpriced.
View from this restaurant is amazing. Food was pretty average. Mussels were rubbery, elk burger was okay. Fries were good. Drinks very expensive ($20 for a glass of wine, 18$ for a Ceasar). Service was okay. Be forewarned, you need to purchase a lift ticket (10$ pp) if you just want to go up for lunch (ie. not skiing). They don't make it real clear on the RCR website.
Worth a visit.
The restaurant and view are fantastic, but the food was very disappointing, the pork poutine and fries weren't hot, just luke warm, maybe it was just late in the day at 2pm. The menu and food at the Double Black Cafe at the base of the gondola is superb, very fresh and vibrant, and much more enjoyable.
Great view, Poor service and Food
Our group took the gondola up in the evening. The gondola ride was quite fun at night, definitely worthwhile to take the blankets that are offered as it can be quite chilly. The service was not quick - it took over 2 hours to get out meal. Food portions were small and extremely overpriced.
Please sign in to record your input. Thanks!
Report this review as inappropriate?
If you believe this review should be removed from OpenTable, please let us know and someone will investigate.