2231 Banff Trail, Calgary, AB, CA, T2M 4L2
- Phone: (403) 289-1921
- Fax: (403) 282-2149
With a wonderful ambiance to relax, live gigs and an elaborate menu to choose from, The Palomino has a lot to offer. Every dish is delicious, out of which you should try the Pulled Pork Poutine or the Alberta Cheese Steak or the Two Meat Platter or even the Fire Grilled Salmon Filet. Also, you may have problems aplenty as they have a wide range of drinks to select from. Adding to the food fiesta, they also have some brilliant bands mainly from the rock and roll genre, who drop by to entertain the crowd. Visit their website for more information.
Of all the previous forms this former bank building from the mid-19th Century has acquired, the latest role of a nightclub is the most admired. This full-fledged and respected party hot spot, known as Exchange Social Club, takes on the best in the business, and does it with elegance and flair. The main room which is under the 11-meter (36-foot) high ceiling, makes for a unique setting for renowned DJs from across the world to entertain the crowd gathered on its beautiful dance floor. The music played here ranges from thumping hip hop to the groovy disco music from the 1980s. For those who are accompanied with a group can enjoy their private moments in the Rockefeller Room, which has an exclusive bar and balcony area. The VIP/ bottle service is offered in the loft area where you can sip on the champagne or vodka offered by the professional staff. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.
Quincy's on Seventh is the place to go if you have a craving for red meat as nothing else will satisfy more than a big chunk of prime Alberta beef. There are so many steak choices on the menu, that there is only room for one chicken entree. They also offer 12 other beef dishes as well as a rack of lamb and wild mushroom bisque that are particularly satisfying. Quincy's decor is a rich combination of light and dark woods and the result is an atmosphere of high-end comfort. Apart from the food, Quincy's is also famous for its eclectic mix of club nights that take place on most nights of the week. Enjoy grooving to the dubstep music on Thursdays or dancing to the weekly drum 'n' bass music on Fridays.
Transport yourself to the world of 80s at the Vinyl Retro Dance Lounge. Located in the heart of Calgary, Vinyl is plush and beautifully furbished with sleek mirrored walls, special VIP booths, a wonderful dance floor and a lounge bar. The best disc jockeys of the city belt out rocking retro tunes, while you can enjoy your cool concoction. The dance floor at Vinyl buzzes with activity on weekends as club-hoppers groove till late. Vinyl is the complete retro experience. Go live it!
Opened in 2005, the HiFi Club holds a relaxed atmosphere which is just the beginning of this nightclub. The brilliant combination of haywire lighting and heart-throbbing music makes it easy for the people who love to groove. Quite a few DJs both local and international drop by to do their bit. All in all, it's a great place to go clubbing.
A comfy pub downtown, The Drum & Monkey serves up what any self-respecting pub-goer would need. It is hard to imagine that the businessman who birthed many of Calgary's posh and trendy cocktail bars, including the attached Bamboo Tiki Room, could also be behind such a laid back haven for beer. But why ask? Just sit back, gnaw on some chicken wings and swallow a pint. There are a myriad of beers on tap and you don't even have to know how to pronounce martini.
Located on the 12 Avenue, Soda has everything that you would expect from an eclectic hangout in Calgary. This neighborhood club is a hot spot for live music and club nights where you can gyrate to the thumping tunes given out by the bands and DJs. The place caters to the crowd with varied music sensibilities right from house to old school music. After a bout of dancing, you can always walk up to the well-stocked bar and gulp down a few beverages like cocktails, whiskey or beer. Call ahead to know more.
Make the most of your weekend night in Calgary by visiting the Bermuda Triangle nightclub in downtown. This hip and happening nightclub is mainly host to a young crowd comprising of college and university students who are attracted by the live entertainment and the absence of a cover charge on Tuesdays. The club has tables set on an open space where you can enjoy the drinks and food served by the staff. However, it is the dance floor in front of the stage where the action is as this space is crowded with young revelers who enjoy the classic tunes played out by the DJs.
Check out this trendy and chic place that has earned the reputation of being one of the most happening event venues of the city. Boasting of stylish interiors, this place attracts the creme-de-la-creme of Calgary. The Rhino features television screens, on which you can catch your favorite sports, while sipping on the chilled glass of house brews. One of the highlights of this place is the unique cocktail selection and extensive food menu this place has to offer. With Happy Hours from 4p to 7p, live music concerts and vivacious house parties hosted throughout the week, it's no wonder that The Rhino Smokehouse attracts a huge crowd on a regular basis.
This Habitat is no place to get in touch with nature, but a spot where all the creatures of the night meet regularly to enjoy some refreshing club music and a few drinks along with it. With an ambiance quite sophisticated, this club has comfortable seating arrangements and a bar that serves cocktails to quench your thirst, while the dancing is done on the tunes of local professional DJs. Certainly a fine place to go to with your friends and have a nice time. Check in for one of their special events.
This popular nightclub hosts the city's up-and-coming bands with live music every night. You can also enjoy great food while you watch the bands performing live; the restaurant opens early to host breakfast and lunch, and is always willing to pour a drink. Choose from an excellent food menu of pub favorites and a spirit list to keep the night rocking. If you're hoping to find the next big band and soak up some local culture at the same time, drop into The Broken City where you're sure to do both.