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Mount Engadine Lodge

Mount Engadine Lodge, Kananaskis

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Spray Tr/Hwy 742, 37 km S of Canmore | From Calgary: Hwy 1, left at Hwy 40, right at Kananaskis Tr, right at Hwy 742
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This wilderness lodge in majestic Kananaskis Country is a 40-minute drive from Canmore. Drop-in for afternoon tea or reserve 24 hours ahead for Chef Leandro Vega’s seasonally inspired three-course dinner (the menu changes daily). Chef Vega’s passion for adventure brought him to the Canadian Rocky Mountains from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Inspired by locally sourced ingredients and the intimate setting of Mount Engadine Lodge, he brings a unique approach to familiar dishes.


Mount Engadine Lodge has nine cozy guest rooms, yurt accommodation and  rustic décor including antique snowshoes and ski poles displayed on the walls. At the family-style dining room with communal tables, diners share stories with their travelling companions and new friends. The deck with mountain and meadow views (watch for moose) is popular on warm days, while the lounge with bookcases and stone fireplaces is the favourite spot for afternoon tea on cooler days. Activities include hiking, cycling, fishing, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.

Afternoon Tea Menu Samples

  • Fresh-Brewed Coffee: from Canmore’s Mountain Blends Coffee Roasters
  • Local tea blends from Banff Tea Co.
  • Charcuterie: fine local meats (coppa ham, salami and smoked bison from Canmore’s Valbella Gourmet Foods); refined cheeses (brie, cheddar and
    gorgonzola blue); kalamata olives; pickles; radishes; crackers; fresh fruit
  • Housemade Sweets: shortbread; turtle bar with caramel, chocolate, pecans
  • Strudel Sunday ($7.50-$20.50): served with hot beverage, hot buttered rum or full Afternoon Tea

Dinner Menu Samples

  • Three-course dinner; menu changes daily
  • Sweet Pumpkin Soup: served with a clove crème fraîche and whipped brie
  • Juniper and herb Alberta beef tenderloin: served with grana padano polenta, sesame green beans, rainbow beets and a bacon foam
  • Chocolate mousse with Baileys sponge

Afternoon tea: $17.50

Dinner: three courses $45; changes daily; sample menu

Drinks: wines $26 to $125, 25 choices, $8.50 by the glass, three choices; cocktails; local craft beer; cider; premium spirits

Daily afternoon tea 2-5 pm; dinner 7 pm
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