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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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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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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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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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New Year’s Eve 2018

Ring in the New Year at The Lake House! Celebrate the year of 2017 with a spectacular five course dinner overlooking Lake Bonavista. The frozen lake, lights twinkling, kids skating – The Lake House offers picturesque winter views. Only available on New Year’s Eve 2018, Chef Gareth Colville will be preparing a five course chef’s tasting 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 and wine. Five course menu: $95

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Warming Winter Desserts

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Winter is officially here, and with it is the urge to indulge in sweet treats and decadent desserts. The new Dessert Menu at The Lake House has launched and featured on there is everything your sweet tooth craves over the winter season. Pumpkin Crème Brûlée, a twist on the golden classic. Pumpkin will bake and sweeten in the oven, and with the right spices can be combined with ingredients to create delicious desserts. Our festive take on Crème Brûlée is a delightfully light adaptation, with a golden sugarcoated top and cinnamon sugar palmier. We can’t tell you how we prepare ours

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We Have Received Two Gold Awards In Alberta’s Finest Drinks List Awards!

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We are very excited to announce that we have received distinction in Alberta’s Finest Drinks List Awards by Culinaire Magazine! We have received two Gold Awards, for both the Most Comprehensive Wine List and the Best Overall Wine List. These awards were determined by a panel of 5 judges with immense experience and knowledge. “Our winners represent the best wine lists our province has to offer, and it’s impressive” says Linda Garson, the Co-Chair & Editor In Chief of Culinaire Magazine. “On these lists, there’s not only something for everyone and every pocket – you’d be completely spoiled for choice!”

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Summer Weddings at The Lake House

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Summer has finally arrived, and that means something big at The Lake House – wedding season! Although we host many amazing weddings throughout all the seasons, summer will always prevail as the busiest and most popular time of year for weddings. You might be wondering why The Lake House would be a great wedding venue, so we would like to give you some more insight into what makes the intimate and rustic space a special and personalized location to celebrate your big day! Weddings are a huge part of what we do and what makes The Lake House the unique

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Treat Dad To A Memorable Meal On The Lake This Father’s Day

Join us for Brunch or Dinner – June 18, 2017 Father’s Day is just around the corner, and finding a gift for Dad always seems to be a near-impossible task! This day is about giving Dad the opportunity to relax and spend time with his loved ones, all while feeling appreciated for everything he does for the family. We want to help take the stress out of planning a special Father’s Day by providing a space for a delicious family meal in a beautiful setting – treat dad to a brunch or dinner on the lake and a Father’s Day

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