About The Ice Bar at Uley's Cabin
Mt. Crested Butte, CO 81225
Always attracting a crowd, this is the place to see and be seen! Join us for a gourmet lunch of upscale Colorado cuisine. At the end of the day, sip on handcrafted specialty cocktails and enjoy the beautiful vistas! Located mid-mountain on Crested Butte Mountain at the base of the Twister Lift.
And don’t miss the Sleighride Dinner at Uley's Cabin!
Enjoy a unique dining experience where getting there is half the fun. Take a ride in an open sleigh pulled by a snow cat to a cabin tucked in the woods. While there enjoy an exceptional five course dinner featuring Uley's signature Colorado cuisine. The menu often changes with the inspiration of our talented chefs. Favorites include Colorado elk bourguignonne, duck confit and Whiskey River pan seared salmon. A full bar and a handpicked wine list are available to complement your dining experience. Then, bundle up afterwards to take the sleigh back to the base area.
Contemporary American, Wild Game, French American
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Wednesday - Saturday: (and additional nights surrounding the holidays). Guests meet in Tracker's Bar and Lounge on the first floor of The Lodge at Mountaineer Square at 5:15pm for a 5:30pm departure. Reservations required. Additional sleigh departures available for special events. The price is $110 per person which includes the five course prix fixe dinner and the scenic sleigh ride; alcoholic beverages, tax and gratuity are additional. Christmas Eve and Christmas dinners are $125 per guest. New Year's Eve and Valentine's Day Dinners are $150 per guest, both evenings include a special menu and champagne.
Base of Twister ski lift on Mt. Crested Butte
$50 and over
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The Ice Bar at Uley's cabin is located on-mountain at Crested Butte Mountain Resort and is unaccessible by automobile. Access during the day is via skis or snowboard and at night is via a sleigh pulled by a snow cat.
Private Party Contact:
Lauren Stock: (970) 349-2275
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wine
The Ice Bar at Uley's Cabin Ratings and Reviews
Sleigh ride was great. Very organized. S ...
Sleigh ride was great. Very organized.
Service was perfect.
Food was ok, very expensive and no alcoholic drinks included. Come for a special occasion but otherwise overpriced if you want to have any drinks with dinner
Fabulous evening with excellent food, se ...
Fabulous evening with excellent food, service and ambience. Starting and finishing with a sleigh ride to and from the cabin. Staff, starting with Mgr Lauren, went the extra mile to make the Family evening exceptional!
Thanks for helping to make a wonderful Family memory
Wonderful spot for two families to come ...
Wonderful spot for two families to come together for lunch while skiing Crested Butte!
Delicious food, great service and a cool atmosphere! We will certainly keep Uley's on our "must visit" list! Can't wait to be back.
Beautiful venue and excellent food. We t ...
Beautiful venue and excellent food. We took the sleigh ride up the mountain for Christmas Dinner. Staff was amazing. Only recommendation would be to price down the menu as it is quite expensive and perhaps include a chicken dish as well as game and gourmet.
Uley's Sleigh Ride Dinner is a special e ...
Uley's Sleigh Ride Dinner is a special event. To be hauled up a mountain in a huge sleigh while watching the town glitter below is truly magical.
The menu and wine list are surprisingly good. The food is on the heavy side which is what one would expect.
Alcohol is not included in the price. The high price tag is worth it but only for a very special occasion.
The ride up to Uley's was breathtaking. ...
The ride up to Uley's was breathtaking. They gave us blankets to help keep us warm. It was beautiful to see the town at night from on the mountain. The restaurant atmosphere is cozy and could be romantic, but there happened to be many small children running around while we were eating. This is not a place for young kids. Even our 12 & 17 year olds did not appreciate the menu choices. It is fine dining. The food was good,but it felt like they were trying too hard to make it fancy. BUT, it the wait staff and sleigh ride made it a worthwhile excursion on our vacation.
Great high end restaurant 1/2 way up Mt CB
This restaurant is located on the slopes about 1/2 way up the ski area at Crested Butte. There is an ice bar outside and a high end restaurant inside. You can either ski up to the location for food and drinks during the day, or ride a snow cat pulled sleigh up there for dinner at night. The food at the restaurant is very high end, very well done, interesting, local, and delicious. The bar outside has a cool scene, and when the sun is out, it's a great place to hang and have some drinks with your ski buddies. This place is definitely worth the trip and an amazing place for lunch when you're out skiing.
Pricey but Great
We took the sleigh ride to Uley's cabin for Valentine's Day dinner. Valentine's Day can be a tough day for restaurants because they are just trying to get as many people in and out as possible and the food suffers in return. In this case, if you're willing to pay the price, you will be taken up the mountain with a limited number of other couples and wined and dined for a couple of hours. We had a fantastic seat by a window, with only one other couple anywhere near us, and the food was incredible. As good as it was we found it still a bit overpriced, but worth it for a special occasion.
Gorgeous and exciting foodie experience
A sleigh ride up the mountain is the beginning of a high end dining experience... Excellent service beginning with the the attractive and engaging stewardess who later morphed into the maitre' d! and carrying on to the personable young Texan who waited our table...
It was fun to take the sleigh ride to the restaurant. The food was good and the service was very good. The staff tried very hard to insure everybody understood what was happening and to insure all were comfortable and well taken care of.
The food was much better than I expected. Often when you do a "dinner experience" the food is not up to par, but in this case it was very good.
Memorable Christmas dinner
We have participated in the sleigh ride dinner to Uley's cabin for several years and it has been the highlight of our Christmas visits to Crested Butte. The 5 course meal is excellent as is the service and ambiance. It has become a family tradition and something we all look forward to, despite the cold and snow, actually that makes it even more memorable! We have enjoyed special memories there and it is both fun for all ages as well as romantic for couples.
Think twice before booking
The experience was truly disappointing. For $100/head, I expect waitstaff who are experienced and can at least pretend they want to be there. I was never asked if I wanted a beverage and the table was never offered coffee or tea with dessert. With the exception of being at the Lodge, the service was akin to a hotel banquet, or worse. I called ahead about my Celiac Disease – I question if what I was served was actually Gluten Free in that I was up all night after dinner with a reaction. A real disappointment. The only bright spot is my nephew and his girlfriend said it was the highlight of their vacation.
Overall, it was a very very nice experie ...
Overall, it was a very very nice experience it was my boyfriend's birthday and the sleigh ride was wonderful except for when it put on the brakes and two people went flying forward. There should be some sort of seatbelt. I personally had whiplash but I understand why waiver was signed prior and I was a little tense about the rest of the ride.
The bass was good but not excellent.. a little dry.
Staff was very accommodating to a party who is gluten-free.
This waa our second time to spend Valent ...
This waa our second time to spend Valentine's at Uley's and it did not dissapoint. It is the perfect place for a get away lunch on the mountain. My in-laws were brought up by ski patrol as they did not ski and loved the advernture.
Always a pleasure to eat at Uley's. Super up on the hill place: A bit of wine, good food. Only once the hostess wasn't very friendly and a bit bossie but I see she's no longer around: Good. The lady waiters are always nice and quick...guys waiters not so much. Still...a good time was had by all.
Winter Sleigh Ride/Dinner
The sleigh ride was an awesome experience. Great views of the setting sun over the mountains. It was a very nice dinner on vacation. The ride down also offered a great view of the stars that you just don't get many places. The menu had a beef, fish, and duck as a main course. My wife had the beef that was very tender and cooked perfectly. I had the fish that was also very good. The variety of food from the meat and cheese tray as you sit down that includes many different items to the desert. They had a very good wine list as well. Just a great overall experience. I would definitely recommend it if your looking for a nice, quite dinner.
Perfect Romantic Dinner
Uley's is a beautiful romantic cabin at night that is only accesable by snow shoe or sleigh ride. The sleigh ride is wonderful. We went as a special dinner on our honeymoon and it did not disappoint. At $100 per person plus alcohol and tip Uley's is expensive, but the value is great. The service is tremendous, the wine selection is good and the food was amazing. It is a full 5 course meal with large portions. There were about 14 other people in the resturant the night we went and no one finished there dessert because they were so full.
Beautiful Sleigh Ride Dinner
Despite the fact that we chose one of the chillier nights of the year, our party had a grand time doing the Uley's Cabin sleigh ride dinner. My sister and I chose it to give as a gift to my father and his partner, and it was a spectacular choice. On the ride up we got to see the mountain at sunset, while chatting with Daniel, who was a lovely tour guide. When we arrived we were quickly seated for a delicious 5 course dinner. The lamb and salmon were both excellent dishes and the wine list was more than adequate to pick a great bottle. Service was fast and very thoughtful. Despite the fact that the ride was completely booked, we got each course in a timely manner and plenty of personal attention from the staff. On the ride down (which was shorter than the ride up - nice for how chilly it was) we saw several shooting stars and the beautiful Butte looking down on us. I cannot recommend this highly enough. The price tag is VERY reasonable for the services and food provided. Just make sure to LAYER LAYER LAYER for sleigh ride. I highly recommend ski gear with dinner attire underneath.
Christmas sleigh ride dinner at Uley's Cabin
We have done the sleigh ride dinner at Uley's Cabin in Crested Butte for the past three Christmas seasons as a family and it has become a special treat and tradition. It is well worth the expense and is also family friendly. The atmosphere and service provide a wonderful holiday setting and the 5 course meal does not disappoint! Highly recommend for anyone in Crested Butte over the Christmas break!
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