About Eagle's Eye Restaurant - Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
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
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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
Eagle's Eye Restaurant - Kicking Horse Mountain Resort Ratings and Reviews
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.
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.
Table for 4 at 630, tomato bisque was cold, bowl was much warmer. Lobster cake was delicious, elk venison duo was good but tataki was cut too thick and wasabi cream was glopped on in huge quantity. Dinner arrived while still eating apps. No follow up on apps or we'd have mentioned the soup. Lamb was good, if sparse, beef tenderloin was good but lobster was thumb sized and over steamed so stuck to the shell. Duck was over salted and boar bacon not present in either cassoulet, which were not hot either. All told it was a very disappointing experience especially considering the extremely high price tag. I don't mind paying for food, and a resort mountaintop will always be pricey but the food was a serious letdown.
At the end of a great ski week
One of the highlights of our week long ski holiday at Kicking Horse is the Friday Evening meal at the Eagle Eye Restaurant. This Year did not disappoint! The food was excellent, The wait staff was friendly, and the overall experience was suburb!
Good.. but used to be great..
Food, service and ambience have declined over the years. The location is wonderful and food still pretty decent, but I noticed the following that detracted from my experience:
- Significant (gut wrenching) sewage smell at the front entrance/washroom area
- Fireplace has been converted from a well maintained and glorious wood hearth (complete with floor to ceiling stone chimney) to a neglected gas fire with fake logs in the centre of the room.. such a waste
- Bun on my burger was dry and unsatisfying (used to be fresh baked daily!!)
- Shocktop and Rolling Rock on tap at the top of a BC mountain??? What?? Such a missed opportunity to celebrate some Alberta/BC craft beer at the top of the Rockies.
Eagles Eye restaurant - Kicking Horse resort.
It was great fun catching the gondola at night time to reach the top of the mountain but I'm afraid that was the only positive of the evening. The service was ok but the food a real disappointment . We had booked several visits for our trip but after our first visit we cancelled all our other bookings.
Unimpressed with booking process
I had booked a table for 6 people at Eagle's Eye Restaurant for Dec 31 (New Years Eve) through open table many weeks ago. The booking was approved at the time.
On 29 Dec (2 days prior to our reservation), I received a phone call from the restaurant informing me that they were no longer able to honor my reservation and that they had changed what they were doing, having a "family style meal" at 5pm and a "gala meal" at 8:30pm. The gala meal was priced at $125 pp (inc tax + gratuity). This was most disappointing considering this New Years Eve meal had been planned for many months, and was our special meal of the holiday with my family from New Zealand. We did end up reluctantly booking in for the 8:30 pm gala meal (for 6 adults the family style meal would not have been appropriate), as it was now 2 days prior to NYE and we were unable to reasonably find a suitable alternative to this restaurant.
Overall the food was good, but the service below expectations for the price.
I suggest you contact Eagle's Eye with a strategy in mind to support a smoother booking process. This was most frustrating and disappointing.
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