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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.
For your convenience, a 20% service charge will be added to your total check
Colorado Springs, CO 80901
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: (719) 634-7711 ext. 5417
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
We were very impressed with the whole dining experience. Everyone was very friendly and was always willing to help. We were celebrating my wife's birthday and they went out of their way to wish her a Happy Birthday and even wrote it on her dinner plate! It was a great experience and we are going to try and return with our good friends to celebrate our upcoming anniversaries in May. Thanks for all you did for our evening!
Terrible dining experience for our Anniversary! Appetizer of Ahi Tuna, was barely palatable. The one-bite, "Amuze Bush" was good. Aware of my allergy, my main course meat was substituted (I would have ordered something else) without my consent and then substitution offered as if no add'l charge--- the salad on the menu was tasteless and tiny; the Monk Fish was mushy and smelly; no non-dairy creamer for coffee; had to keep asking for bread. Traditionally, a small dessert was gratis on a special occasion---none offered. The bill was just shy of $300 for two people, which included an add'l $15 for the unordered substitution, then, a $25 credit for what was explained as "my troubles" and a mandatory 20% gratuity added to the bill. all this for less-than- satisfactory service and below-par food!
!The Penrose Room has taken a nose-dive both in service and quality of the food!!
Excellent in every way! We had the chef's tasting menu (7 courses) with the wine pairings (3 whites, 3 reds + a Port). Everything we had was perfectly presented and delicious. And the wine pairings were perfectly matched to each dish. And, since the sommelier served them ahead of the course pairing, we had a chance to taste each on its own. Wonderful selections by themselves! But even better with the food each was paired with. And the sommelier, Amy Haight, was superb. Can't say enough good things about her service. She personally served each of the 7 wines, described the grape(s), region and vintner for each, and explained the logic for each pairing. All served at a nice and leisurely pace! The wait staff were also very personable and efficient. And a jazz trio and singer as well! Wonderful experience. Our first time to the Penrose Room and we'll be back again when we return to The Broadmoor.
Very underwhelming. We were expecting flavors and food quality from a five-star/five diamond restaurant and definitely did not receive that. My salmon dish was edible until I got closer to the center where it was cold and raw. After bringing this to the waiters attention and commenting that the kitchen would be made aware of this, nothing else was ever said to me about it. The desserts were "nothing to write home about". The epicurean cafés in the hotel and had better desserts available. After finishing my one glass of wine I was never asked if I would like another and we were never offered coffee during dessert.
The positives : The band and the singer were wonderful. They kept the sound at even level and tone, and we're very inviting for couples to be on the dance floor. There was a young man that was being trained and he was amazing at filling up the water glasses.
Great food exceptional service.
We ordered the 7 course Chef's Choice, it was about 4 courses too many; we could barely get through #3; although we forced ourselves to take a few bites of each course; it was absolutely fabulous, the Chef was featuring truffles that evening and all I can say is I wish I had a bigger appetite!
A magical evening of delightful, perfectly prepared food, attentive, knowledgeable service, a sumptuous atmosphere overlooking the lights of Colorado Springs and a pleasing jazz band playing old standards and Christmas songs made for an unforgettable evening for my daughter and me. We could not have been more pleased with our experience.
Overall, I would say this place is overrated for the price and the taste of the food. I've been visiting the Broadmoor for years and have dined at several of their restaurants. I had really high expectation for the Penrose Room because it is considered a five-star restaurant. The decor seemed a little worn and dated, although elegantly done for the era it was originally decorated.
The service was good, but the food was underwhelming. For example, I had the carrot salad as my first course and it tasted like blanched carrots dressed in vinegar. We were brought the amuse bouche to begin and it was a unflattering combination of warm butternut squash puree with a super-tart citrus foam on top. The entrees were so bland that it was difficult to finish the plate. The dishes were beautiful displayed but lacked flavor. Not worth the almost $300 we spent for two people. The Ristorante del Lago at the Broadmoor is way better for the taste of the food, value and atmosphere!
When we first arrived we had very tentative service with multiple servers. After we got our bread and then we're left alone for 10 to 15 minutes when the sommelier noticed us and came to take a drink order and offer advice. He was wonderful and ended up taking our food order. We had the tasting menu and the food was very good but the portions were very large as to not allow us to eat all the courses. I also have allergies and the accommodations they made for me were to change nothing on the menu but take out that ingredient, not substitute. Awesome ambiance and the live music and dance floor are a very classy touch.
We discovered the Penrose Room some years ago when we stayed at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. We quickly discovered this was a very special place to dine.
This year my wife and I celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary and we chose the Broadmoor and the Penrose Room to celebrate the occasion. The setting and live music helped to create a wonderful atmosphere that enhanced the total experience that included impeccable service and exceptional cuisine.
In our opinion the 586 miles drive from Kansas City to enjoy our stay at the Broadmoor and dine at the Penrose Room is worth the time and effort.
This was much more than just a dinner date, it was an experience in fine dining. The cuisine was not only delicious but artistically presented. Every detail was attended to. The entertainment was great. The female singer had a lovely voice & the 3 piece band had a great repertoire of songs. The dance floor was large enough to accommodate all! It was an evening that we will not forget!
What an absolute beautiful dining experience. The food was delicious. The service was outstanding‼️‼️ The dining area was stunning, enjoyed the music, added such a nice touch. My husband were pleased beyond imagination. We will absolutely be dining there again. Thank the Penrose staff for such a memorable evening. The views are stunning‼️
This is the only 5 diamond restaurant in the entire state of Colorado. It's extremely expensive, but worth every penny. I've never had a dining experience quite like it. It felt strange to me to have so many attentive and courteous staff tend to our every want/need. The wine steward is extremely knowledgeable and recommended a perfect pairing for both of our meals. Each course was exquisitely prepared and presented. If you want to impress someone, or celebrate a special occasion, this is where you go.
We enjoyed the experience with one exception. There was a $15 surcharge for the rib eye, which was very good but in the presentation placed a piece with no fat on the top of another piece with quite a bit of fat on it. When it arrived at the table the color identified it as an exceptional piece of beef but when one removed the top piece the bottom piece was of much lesser quality, a lot of fat and chewy. Not good for a restaurant that professes exceptional quality and at very high cost.
The service, food and ambience in the Penrose Room were exceptional, as usual. The only negative was that the live music was so loud, it was impossible to engage in conversation at our table. Be sure to request a table away from the stage if you want to talk during dinner.
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