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Aura Restaurant

2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V8E 0B2, Canada
+1 604-966-5700
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V8E 0B2, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sabre was out server and she was awesome. Would go back there again for sure! great food, drinks and staff.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank scott w
Simon H, Guest Relations Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Scott, Thank you for sharing your dining experience of Aura with us! We are so glad that Sabre offered such excellent service and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon! With Thanks, Samantha Royle sam@nitalakelodge.com

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined at Aura for the 1st night of their new winter menu and it was amazing! Our server Sabre was very friendly and informative which made choosing between all the incredible dishes much easier!More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sjhart23
Simon H, Guest Relations Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience of Aura! We are thrilled that you had such an enjoyable dining experience while trying the new winter menu, and that Sabre was friendly and provided such excellent help when choosing your dishes. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Spa breakfast was ordered with soft eggs, they were hard as rocks. Water for tea was warm, not hot. Could not even complain as our server did not come back to check on us until breakfast was done. That being said, partner's eggs benny were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Flyer4107
Simon H, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience - I'm sorry to see that you were not satisfied by the overall experience. I will ensure that your comments are shared with our Food & Beverage team and I'm sure steps will...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Three course meal for $39 is excellent value when the food is this good. Very creative choices, all delicious. Add friendly staff and a cozy room... a great dinner!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank boltuprightCanada
Simon H, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your experience of Aura and for rating us five stars! The $39 menu has enjoyed excellent feedback and I'm pleased that you found the time to enjoy it too. We hope to see you again soon. All the best,...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We tried the 3 course pre-fix dinner menu on our anniversary. Very good quality for $39 price tag, my wife had a really moist cut of chicken breast and I had the braised beef with linguine. We reserved on Open Table and indicated it was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jason T
Simon H, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Dear Jason, Thank you for sharing your experience of Aura and for rating us five stars. I'm pleased to see that you had such an enjoyable dining experience with us at Nita Lake Lodge and that Aaron did such a great job looking after you....More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We wanted to go a little more up town, so we reserved a table for my wife's birthday. The 3 course meal special was one of the best meals I ever had. Our waiter Aaron was most entertaining and attentive I have encountered in a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Earl H
Simon H, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Dear Earl, Thank you for taking the time to rate Aura five stars - I'm pleased to see that you enjoyed dining with us! I'll be sure to share your feedback with the wider restaurant team and we hope to welcome you again soon. All...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We decided to try Aura for our anniversary dinner as another favourite spot was closed. We were completely happy with our choice. Our server, Aaron, was terrific. The 3 course meal selection was sufficient. Both our dishes were delicious and ample. There was a small...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CharliePam
Simon H, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Dear Charlie, Thank you for taking the time to review Aura. I'm pleased to see that you enjoyed your overall visit and I hope you had a wonderful anniversary dinner. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. All the best, Simon...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We booked the hotel and restaurant dinner for our wedding anniversary a couple of months in advance and when we turned up they didn't have a table for us. The guy at the front of house was v unhelpful. Luckily Eli our waiter then organised...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank J_Barnet1973
Nita_Manager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback - it's very useful to us in identifying any inconsistencies and exploring ways to improve the guest experience. I'm pleased that you found a warm welcome in Eli and that you enjoyed our stunning lake views. If you'd...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Myself and four friends had the unfortunate experience of dining at Aura last night for dinner. We are from Vancouver and all regularly eat at very nice restaurants. We chose aura because it was apparently a upscale restaurant for our last night in Whistler. I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Nita_Manager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Dear Barb, I'm sorry to see that your experience at Aura fell short on this occasion. The resort of Whistler is currently in the grips of a labour crisis and while we have made advances in hiring staff, we now are in the process of...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

I was looking for a quiet and memorable breakfast place to take my girlfriend to just prior to her leaving Canada for Australia. I thought it would be close to impossible task during a busy summer long weekend, but decided to give Aura at Nita...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank hanalynn13
Nita_Manager, Manager at Aura Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for you wonderful review. I'm thrilled to see that you enjoyed your time with us at Aura. I will be sure to share your feedback with our breakfast team and we hope to welcome you again soon. All the best, Simon...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22 - US$149
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
06:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2131 Lake Placid Rd | Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, British Columbia V8E 0B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Whistler
  • Phone Number: +1 604-966-5700
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Description
Combining traditional French cooking techniques with a love of west coast ingredients, Executive Chef James Olberg creates approachable local flavours with a modern, innovative twist. Paired with our new open concept kitchen, fresh decor and unique design features and the stunning lake view, we are sure you are going to love our new space.
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