About Penrose Room - The Broadmoor
Since 1961, the historic Penrose Room has been known as one of the Rocky Mountain region's top destinations for classic fine dining, and it remains the only Five-Star and Five-Diamond restaurant in Colorado. Situated on the top floor of Broadmoor South, the Penrose Room treats guests to gracious hospitality and exceptional cuisine against the stunning backdrop of Cheyenne Mountain.
Complement your meal with a recommended selection from our extensive European wine list, and enjoy live entertainment and dancing.
Dress code is strictly enforced- jackets required for gentlemen, no denim, shorts or sportswear, please.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner Tuesday through Saturday 6 PM to 9 PM.
Entertainment Tuesday through Saturday evenings until 10:30 PM.
Penrose Lounge Wednesday through Saturday 5:30 to 10:30 PM.
Closed on Sunday and Monday evenings.
$50 and over
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
With live dinner music and dancing, Penrose Room offers a complete evening's entertainment.
Complimentary valet. Hotel garage parking is also available.
Private Party Facilities:
Enhancing the Penrose Room's timeless elegance is the glass-enclosed 24-seat semi-private dining room, which extends out from the main dining room affording guests a breathtaking view of the mountains and lake.
Located at the Southwest corner of the restaurant, the private Cornet Room featuring two tables of 20, or 40 total guests, is the perfect location for a private reception to experience a chef's tasting menu.
There is truly no dining experience more satisfying than one spent at a private Chef's Table at the award-winning Penrose Room. Every detail has been given the utmost attention at the Chef's Table, from the hand-blown Grecian plates custom designed for each course to the individually created menus. With cooking and wine demonstrations for up to 16, guests are treated to an up close look at the chef in action, while the wrap-around balcony offers an irresistible setting for pre-dinner receptions or for sipping port after.
Private Party Contact:
Duane Thompson: 7196347711x5417
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access
Penrose Room - The Broadmoor Ratings and Reviews
If you ever want an exceptional dining e ...
If you ever want an exceptional dining experience with great food, fantastic service, an incredible view, a wonderful atmosphere in a beautiful setting, the Penrose Room at the Broadmoor is the place to go! We celebrated our 1st and 43rd anniversaries there and will definitely look for the opportunity to celebrate a few more occasions there.
We love the Penrose Room and have been t ...
We love the Penrose Room and have been there several times. Great view this night and were celebrating our anniversary. Food and music were very good but service was spotty for the first time ever. Waiter was not always there, we had to ask three times for bread, twice for water. Poured our own wine. Not up to the usual fine standards of service.
Fabulous by all accounts! The staff is ...
Fabulous by all accounts! The staff is top notch, the food and the presentation is incredible and every detail of the meal is thought out and well orchestrated for the finest dining experience. You feel special from the moment you exit the elevator to the reception area till the moment you depart (rather reluctantly I should add). And don't miss a pre or post drink in the bar; fantastic bartender and great room to just sit and relax. Get dressed up and have fun - this is a must-do when at the Broadmoor, or any place close by for that matter. Excellent!
It was a wonderful experience. Very ele ...
It was a wonderful experience. Very elegant. We dined and danced and felt very special
The service was the best I have had anywhere. My food was super. My husband's was a bit undercooked and we should have told the waiter. I would go again, for sure
The ambiance of the Penrose Room was spe ...
The ambiance of the Penrose Room was spectacular! The volume of the live band was perfect and allowed for great conversational volume at our table. The only two minor detractors I would note were: 1) a large party arrived shortly after we did and they were louder than I feel was appropriate (often times their volume would interrupt our conversation); 2) the very limited craft cocktails (or so it seemed when the waitress had to go back and forth between our table and the bar to see what kind of drinks the bartender could make. Granted, this is a fine dining establishment and not a bar or the Golden Bee, however, I would still expect a higher level of whiskey for example (my old fashioned was made with Old Overholt and left a lot to be desired). Again, minor point ans I know most people would order wine there anyway.
We had the chef's 7 course with wine pai ...
We had the chef's 7 course with wine pairings. The food was unique and seemed to really tell the summer story especially around local fresh ingredients. Surprising pairings from the halibut and some sort of raisin mash to the black pepper sorbet and apricot dessert. The wine pairings started off really well but there was one wine that was just ok (last wine pairing with the dessert). Sweet wines are not at the top of my list on the normal day. All of the courses were excellent except the main course which was veal. The meat was not seasoned well and extremely chewy and tough. The service was impeccable and the soft live music with the graceful sound of a woman's voice singing transported us back in time. Truly a special place. Overall an exceptional experience. The bar offers the same feel with breathtaking views for an after dinner drink.
The view, the band, the service, the gen ...
The view, the band, the service, the general atmosphere was great. The food was very good, perhaps better appreciated by those used to gourmet preparations. Only small negative is that the portions - particularly the rack of lamb, were small.
The Penrose Room has earned a distinguis ...
The Penrose Room has earned a distinguished reputation, with good cause. We are proud to have held our small wedding reception dinner there. The view from the restaurant was breathtaking. Our experience was unparalleled with any other dining experience to date. True class, style, and elegance describe the experience. Each course was a unique taste explosion.
The service started out strong for the f ...
The service started out strong for the first 10 minutes and then as each 10 minutes passed, we sat there without our water filled or a waiter in sight. Very disappointed with the service considering I had been to this restaurant several times before. It was a special occasion for us and we left feeling unsatisfied with our overall experience.
This is the restaurant to go to for spec ...
This is the restaurant to go to for special events or if you just want something extraordinary on any day. Food creations are exhilarating yet comforting, ambience is elegant but cozy, and the staff are just so attentive and knowledgeable that they make you feel welcome and special. The live mild jazz music with occasional pop/voice accompaniment is very good. Really unforgettable dining experience. I highly recommend.
The Penrose room is one of those extraor ...
The Penrose room is one of those extraordinarily special locations that you dine at when you are looking for a memorable evening. There are nice/pricey restaurants where you expect a superior meal, then there is the Penrose room where the utmost attempt is made to make everything perfect. I really want to give a review that says that this meal was out of this world, but I can't. I will give the good and bad though. The atmosphere, presentation and attention to detail is out of this world. The quality of the ingredients in all menu items are superb and fresh. The 2 main things I felt were disappointing is the waiter we had was very unhelpful and almost cold and the food was very good but not amazing. I ordered the lobster bisque and the amount of lobster in the dish was almost laughable (about the size of a pinky toe). My wife had the caesar salad to start and it had virtually no flavor. I had the bass for main course and my wife had the filet. The bass was delicious and the filet was a perfect piece of meat, but the sides that came with the meal were bland and boring. While I loved so much about the Penrose room, I can not walk away saying that was one of the better meals I have ever experienced or something I would need to do again shortly.
This is the place for a special occasion ...
This is the place for a special occasion or simply an evening away from it all. The service, the food, and the views are all extraordinary. You will be graciously welcomed and elegantly pampered throughout the evening.
There is a reason the Penrose Room is a ...
There is a reason the Penrose Room is a five-star restaurant and fine dining experience. It is worth every penny for a special occasion. I went there for my anniversary on a Tuesday evening. It wasn't crowded although reservations are strongly encouraged. There was live music playing, and everything was superb. The beef tenderloin and gently cooked prawns were perfectly prepared. We watched weather roll in over the city and thoroughly enjoyed the evening.
The Penrose room was old style elegance- ...
The Penrose room was old style elegance-chandeliers, big band, dancing, and silver plate covers. We enjoyed the fun of going back in time. The food however was not nearly as notable as some reviews had stated. Frankly, it was quite average. The menu is a fixed price 3, 4 or 5 dinner. The appetizers were the best part of the meal. My duck foie gras was the highlight of the meal. I highly recommend it. The rest of the meal was good, but rather average for a restaurant of that price. There are better restaurants in Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs. Unless you are celebrating an anniversary, I would seriously consider skipping this restaurant.
The Penrose Room is simply amazing and everything it promised to be. Service was terrific, food amazing, great views, and beautiful music. The only thing that went wrong is that the service was slow towards the end of the night and it took awhile to pay.
We had a good dinner here with impeccabl ...
We had a good dinner here with impeccable service from the staff. Hats off to them and their trainers. There was not a minor detail that went unnoticed.
Food was good - maybe not fantastic. We both had fish dishes that were well prepared. My stuffed flounder was a different presentation and probably did not stack up to other stuff flounder I have had.
My biggest complaint is not with the staff or food but the group around us. They were celebrating a birthday (all 7 of them) and had already consummed a bunch of alcohol. Needless to say they were noisy, obnoxious and quite over bearing. Kind of ruined the atmosphere for us and maybe others around us. Surely they could have been seated on a more remote area.
Dining Room: The room was lovely and we sat near a window with sweeping views - however the window started just at the level of our seated eye-level, which greatly reduced the view.
Entertainment: the three person ensemble performed lovely dining and dance music, which greatly added to the ambiance; however we stepped up to dance at what we learned was the last song of the evening - and they showed no interest in continuing on even given audience interest.
Food: I rated it three stars as it was creative in ingredients and presentation, but taste was not inspiring. One entree was heavily salted, and some of the vegetables were a bit tough. All in all good food but not what I'd expect given 5 Diamonds. Chocolates at the end of the meal were exquisite!
Wine List: We had a pricy Burgundy which opened beautifully and we thought was fine value. Also the special tequila cocktail was amazing!
Service: Saving the best for last - the entire team was outstanding! Sommelier could've been a bit more engaging.
We had a wonderful time dining and danci ...
We had a wonderful time dining and dancing. We chose the seven course meal with wines selected to compliment the chef's selection. Everything was excellent. We were there about three hours enjoying our leisurely meal and the wonderful music that had a kind of Nora Jones-esque sound. Afterwards we had a glass of cognac by the fire in the lounge next door. A truly magical night!
Our experience was amazing
We have lived in Colorado Springs for 30 years and never dined at the Broadmoor. Our son graduated from UCCS and we decided to take him and his sister out for dinner. The experience was positively amazing and one of the finest dining experiences we have had. Thank you to the staff of the Penrose Room for making a great day even better!
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