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Treat Your Valentine This February 14th

Enjoy the crackle of a warming fire, soft candle lights twinkling on the tables and the aromatic flavours of Rocky Mountain cuisine lingering in the air. Perched high above the glistening frozen Lake Bonavista, we’re inviting you to dine with your loved one on the most romantic night of the year. This Valentine’s Day’s we’re offering a four-course dinner, embellished with succulent flavours and enticing ingredients to delight both you and your date. Treat your loved one to an intimate date night at The Lake House this February 14th, 2020. Starting the night with a small offering of Sex on

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The Lake House – Our Daily Feature Menu is Here!

Let’s face it, the weekly grind can sometimes be a tough one, which is why we are introducing some new daily features to our line up so you will have something to look forward to every day. Starting on January 13th, 2020, running every Monday through to Thursday, The Lake House will be bringing you a range of delicious bites and sips to satisfy cravings for great food and drinks. All to be enjoyed in our rustic and beautiful setting perched above Lake Bonavista in Calgary from 11:30 a.m. until close.   Monday – Shells & Bubbles Mondays Start the

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New Year’s Eve 2019

Ring in the New Year at The Lake House! Celebrate the close of 2019 with a spectacular five course dinner overlooking Lake Bonavista. The frozen lake, lights twinkling, kids skating – The Lake House offers picturesque winter views in Calgary’s Southeast. Only available on New Year’s Eve 2019, Chefs Thomas Neukom and Gareth Colville will be preparing a five course chef’s menu to make your last dinner of the year one to remember. To complement your dinner, CRMR Wine Director, Brad Royale, will be pairing wines for each course. Reservations are now being accepted for this evening of delicious food

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Spring Wedding Trends at the Lake House

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Let’s be honest, many brides start planning their big day well before getting engaged. After all, what else was Pinterest designed for? Who hasn’t filled scrap books, built mood boards, and scoured the web for inspiration on how their dream day could look? In Calgary, we find that once the question has been popped, the first major decision is which season to hold the wedding – because, of course, the time of year truly makes all the difference, especially when picking the location. With an abundance of wedding venues in and around the city, the task of transforming a chosen

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Make it a Mother’s Day to Remember

Make Mother’s Day unforgettable for the very important lady in your life this May 12th, 2019. Start the day with a celebratory Brunch overlooking the stunning Lake Bonavista in our rustic dining room. New dishes on our Sunday Brunch Menu include a Sour Cherry & Pecan Granola, Atlantic Lobster Cake & Waffle and Huevos Rancheros just to name a few. If you’re wanting to indulge in a full meal later, we’ll be serving our Dinner Menu all evening long. Adorned with fresh spring flavours including a Pan Seared Arctic Char and Wild Mushroom & Zucchini Escalivada, there are options to

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Winter Wedding Real Couple – Lauren & Brett

There’s no secret that February in Calgary can be one of the coldest months of the year. There’s a chance that a chinook or snowfall could adorn your special day, but the thought of either didn’t concern winter-loving couple Lauren and Brett. This stunning couple celebrated their special day on February 15th, 2018 surrounded by a fresh dusting of snow and sub-zero temperatures – a perfect backdrop for their ‘Rustic Romance’ theme, enjoyed by just over 90 guests.   How did you first learn about The Lake House Wedding Venue? Brett and I knew we wanted a venue that had

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New Year’s Eve 2018

Ring in the New Year in Style! This New Year’s Eve, we will be closed for a private function, but don’t fret! Our sister property, Cilantro Restaurant located on 17th Avenue SW will be hosting a special ticketed three and five-course event with menus crafted by Chef Lance and his talented culinary team at Cilantro. Complementing the menu, each person will receive a glass of sparkling wine included with dinner.  Three-Course Menu | $65/person Beginning at 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. Cilantro’s three-course menu is perfect for those with after-dinner or early-evening plans. Fuel up with a delicious dinner before heading off to celebrations

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Winter Wedding Real Couple – Meghan & Varun

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The beginning of March 2018 saw Calgary immersed in one of the heaviest snowfalls of the season. Bringing a halt to much of the city, it wouldn’t stop the friends and family of Meghan and Varun from congregating at The Lake House to celebrate their love for one another. 110 guests were invited, and 80 braved the cold to attend their special day on March 2nd, 2018. Snow fall isn’t normally a condition to factor in a typical month of March, but both Meghan and Varun agreed it added a sprinkle of magic to their cozy wedding day.

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Winter Wedding Real Couple – Kate & Luke

The beauty of Calgarian winters, are the gorgeous sun-kissed days offering warm rays and bright light to crisp cold temperatures. On February 15th, 2018 we welcomed the wonderful Kate and Luke into our space, a day which saw the sun shine strong and bring warmth to a -10 day on Lake Bonavista. Their intimate wedding consisting of 60 guests, was a beautiful event complimented by the snow-covered outdoors.

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Our Top Reasons to Start Planning Your Winter Wedding

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Winter wedding planning – if there’s something about those words that send a shiver down your spine please, FRET NO MORE! Winter weddings are more magical than any frozen fairy-tale you’ve heard before. In Calgary, winter blankets the city for approximately 6 months of the year. Although the snow doesn’t settle for quite that amount of time, the lower temperatures and shorter days lend perfectly to cozy comforts that are perfect for complementing your dreamy wedding celebration. Escape to a winter wonderland within the city. We’ve put together our top reasons why an inner-city winter wedding at The Lake House

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