Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival Dining

Three Ravens Restaurant and Wine Bar

Special Festival Dining

Banff Centre's culinary team proudly offers creative and inspired cuisine, and a range of dining options, guaranteed to satisfy every need and appetite:

  • Fine dining restaurant
  • Wine bar
  • 350 seat buffet-style dining room (menus change daily)
  • Fully licensed bistro and patio
  • Coffee, juice, and sandwich café
  • Private banquets

Infused with Adventure: Reception and Dinner

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Three Ravens Restaurant and Wine Bar

Join Executive Chef Sébastien Tessier in a culinary adventure featuring environmentally sustainable cuisine infused with creativity. 

This four-course meal (including wine pairings) begins with a reception to mix and mingle with other Festival guests as well as the opportunity to meet Chef Sebastien Tessier who leads Banff Centre’s award-winning culinary team.  

Dinner will be served in the stunning Three Ravens Restaurant with panoramic views of the Bow Valley. Festival long-table seating.

6 p.m. Reception (includes welcome glass of prosecco)
6:30 p.m. Dinner
Book by October 23

$130 inclusive (food, wine, gratuity and taxes). Tickets are limited. (Max. 44 participants).

2019 menu:


Selection of Hors D’oeuvres
Canella Prosecco


1st Course
Pork Belly from Bear and the Flower Farm, Alberta Grain Risotto, Local Organic Kohlrabi and Granny Smith Apples, Baby Arugula, Watermelon Radish, Tempura Crumbs
(GF, NF)
Wine pairing: Joseph Burrier, Les Darroux, Chénas

B.C. Organic Pear Granité, Mint, Wild Life Distillery Alberta Botanical Gin Syrup
(GF, DF, NF)

Main Course
Alberta Wagyu Beef Striploin and Braised Cheeks, Yorkshire Pudding, House Mustard Butter, Roasted Alberta Root Vegetables, Pan Jus
Wine pairing: Blasted Church Syrah

Fairwinds Farm Organic Goat Cheese Tart, White Chocolate Mousse, Haskap Berry Semiffredo, B.C. Cherry Pearls
Wine pairing: Ochoa Moscatel

Coffee and Tea

Vistas Dining Room

It does get busy at Banff Centre during the Festival. Avoid last minute rushing and waiting in line between films – purchase your lunch or dinner in advance. Present your lunch or dinner ticket, enjoy the view and choose from a selection of hot entrées, a well-stocked fresh bar, delicious house-made desserts plus vegetarian,
vegan and gluten-free options. 

Open daily for: 

Breakfast (7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.) 
Lunch (11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.) 
Dinner (5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)

Vistas Lunch Buffet

Pre-Purchase Vistas Lunch Buffet for October 26, 27 and November 2, 3 weekends:

Pre-purchase here for Saturday October 26.
Pre-purchase here for Sunday October 27.
Pre-purchase here for Saturday November 2.
Pre-purchase here for Sunday November 3.

Lunch hours: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
$31.60 per person (taxes included).

Vistas Dinner Buffet

Pre-Purchase Vistas Dinner Buffet for November 1 and 2:

Pre-purchase here for Friday November 1.
Pre-purchase here for Saturday November 2.

Dinner hours: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

$33.50 per person (taxes included).

Festival Coffee

Need a coffee before the daytime film screenings? Grab a coffee in the Eric Harvie Theatre Lobby on the following days: 

Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019
8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019
8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Monday, Oct. 28 – Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 – CLOSED

Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019
8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019
8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Serving Kicking Horse Coffee, specialty coffees available. Bring your own mug and save! 

Three Ravens Restaurant and Wine Bar

Show us your ticket and receive:

10% off Three Ravens Restaurant regular dinner menus, beverages, and all bar beverages
10% off Three Ravens Wine Bar Appetizers, beverages, and all bar beverages.

(Above offers not to be combined with other specials.)

Festival Lunch Special

Saturday, November 2, 2019
Sunday, November 3, 2019

12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Kinnear Centre for Creativity and Innovation, Room 105

Local Organic Chicken Curry with rice, pita and side salad | $18 
Local Organic Vegan Curry with rice, pita and side salad | $15 

Prices inclusive of gratuity and GST. Non-alcoholic beverages and desserts sold separately. 

Late Nights at Maclab Bistro (In Kinnear Centre)

Throughout the Festival! After the shows...

Socialize with Festival guests, grab a bevy, and cozy-up to outdoor fire tables, outside Maclab Bistro.

Sierra Nevada Beer Tent Nov. 1-3

Donald Cameron Centre Patio (between Donald Cameron building and Kinnear Centre)

Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, 3 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019,  3 – 8 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019,  3 – 8 p.m.

It’s always Happy Hour at the Sierra Nevada Beer Tent! Join friends for a pint and some wind-down time by the fire after a great day of films.
Also available on tap in Maclab Bistro and at Festival bars.