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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 February 19, 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 week

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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. Our Head Chef Gareth Colville has crafted a dinner to enlighten

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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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Make this year’s Father’s Day one he won’t forget

Fathers…They’ve dried our eyes, taught us how to drive, walked us down the aisle and watched as we grew-up before their eyes! Whether you call him Dad, Pops, Pa or even the ‘old man’, he is the main guy in our lives who influences all others. With Father’s Day just around the corner, what better way to show Dad your love and appreciation than sitting down for a delicious family meal in a beautiful setting. Make this year’s Father’s Day one he won’t forget and treat him to brunch or dinner at The Lake House on Lake Bonavista. Is Dad

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Our Spring Menu is in Full Bloom at The Lake House

After what seems like an eternal winter, spring is finally beginning to blossom in Calgary. Overlooking Lake Bonavista, we are seeing signs of the big melt, and are already looking forward to the longer summer days, and having our guests enjoy bites and sips on our outdoor patio. With the warmer weather, we have also welcomed some new dishes to the menu. Both lunch and dinner offerings have been refreshed and are bursting with new flavors and ingredients while maintaining the classic, Rocky Mountain cuisine that The Lake House is so fondly known for in Calgary. Photo : Mushroom Lasagna

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Avignonesi Wine Dinner – May 9, 2018

FOUR WINES BY AVIGNONESI FOUR COURSES BY THE LAKE HOUSE   We are excited to welcome Giuseppe Santarelli, Export Manager and Ambassador for Avignonesi and Classica to The Lake House on Wednesday, May 9th for our Avignonesi Wine Pairing Dinner. The evening will start with a welcome wine and amuse-bouche, crafted by CRMR’s Wine Director Brad Royale, followed by a three-course dinner prepared by Chef Gareth Colville and his culinary team at The Lake House. Each of the three courses will be paired with Chardonnay Il Marzocco 2016, Grifi Rosso di Toscana 2011, and Vino Nobile Grande Annate 2012 –

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