Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
392 Centre Street & Railway Av
Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y0
Phone: (403) 823-3322
Fax: (403) 856-4864
Bars & Cafes
The Landing is an upscale restaurant with a beautiful view of Chestermere Lake. Decorated in light woods and whites, the ambiance is one of understated elegance and dignity; the food is sumptuous and exotic. The menu features culinary delights such as lobster bisque with saffron cream, prime rib, pastas and seafood. Entrees include spaghetti with crab meat, lemon pepper linguine and a delicious prime rib dinner. Their wine menu is extensive and they offer an array of cheesecakes as well as a dessert fruit plate.
Who isn't enamored of cupcakes? So popular are cupcakes, cakes and cookies, that Buttercream Bakeshoppe opened a shop right along the new Fashion Neighborhood of Cross Iron Mills, Alberta's largest enclosed shopping destination. The Buttercream Bakeshoppe is a Calgary-based bakeshop that specializes in handmade, moist, creamy-to-the-last cupcakes, cookies, and cakes. Their cupcakes are so popular that people don't mind lining up even for just a single cupcake to go. They offer 56 different cupcakes with names such as Canadian maple, Watermelon and Kiwi, even a Moccacino cupcake. Buttercream Bakeshoppe's cakes are also works of art.
John Henry's Grill and Bar is a fun little pub where you can enjoy excellent food as well as happy hour prices. Located right in the heart of downtown Calgary, the menu is extensive and eclectic: you can enjoy stuffed jalapeno peppers, peel 'n eat shrimp, chicken wings and chicken quesadillas. Decorated like an old English pub, John Henry's is casual and inviting; there is lots of parking directly behind the restaurant. Call for further details.
The popular chain of restaurants in Canada is synonymous with a great cup of coffee and satisfying light meals. The location on Westwinds Drive, the restaurant offers free wireless internet, so you can surf away while you sip on your favorite coffee. From classic brews to special blends, the coffee menu has enough to satisfy most tastes. Apart from coffee, there's a good selection of teas and other beverages like hot chocolate and a variety of cold beverages. The food menu has a lot to cheer about, from a variety of baked goodies and snacks to lunch options like sandwiches, paninis and burgers. Doughnuts are a specialty and should not be missed. This is an excellent option for coffee and light bites.
Mr. Schnapps is a family-oriented restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and supper at very reasonable prices. Casual and kid-friendly, Mr. Schnapps will appeal to those looking for homemade food in an easy-going and friendly atmosphere. The service is fast and courteous and seniors are offered a daily discount on their meals. They offer mostly homemade North American staples such as roast beef, chicken and pasta dishes. On Sunday, Mr. Schnapps offers a brunch featuring homemade hash browns, eggs benedict and a large salad bar, as well as other breakfast delights.
Being one of the busiest airports in Canada, the YYC Calgary International Airport sees a large number of visitors and is amply served by Starbucks, one of the world's largest coffee chains. The location serves all your favorite varieties of coffee from Latte and Mocha to special brews and a variety of flavored coffees. Apart from this, there's an excellent selection of chocolate beverages as well as smoothies and teas. If you feel like having a bite, Starbucks has more than a few options from a wide variety of breakfast sandwiches to baked goodies like scones, croissants, pastries and much more. A superb option if you end up at the airport early morning waiting for your flight.
Kelsey's Restaurant at the Calgary Airport is a great place to go if you are looking for a restaurant that appeals to a broad range of tastes. It offers an excellent assortment of appetizers and goodies for sharing, as well as delicious entrées such as prime rib, seafood and pasta. Dark and homey, a cross between an English pub and your great grandfather's basement, it is filled with treasures and memorabilia like original Coca-Cola signs and quaint old-fashioned pictures of Americana. Child-friendly, it offers a great menu for the kids.
Get yourself, a refreshing cup of coffee as you wait for your flight at the Calgary International Airport. An excellent food and beverage option within the bustling international airport, Tim Hortons delights, with a superb range of coffee and satisfying snacks and light meals. If you're not a coffee person, the menu has a number of other options ranging from tea and hot chocolate to iced lemonade and other specialty beverages. Food menu comprises the ever-popular doughnuts and other baked goodies as well as sandwiches, paninis and wraps. The delicious breakfast menu is a satisfying affair and comprises among others, bagels, hashbrowns and wraps. Check website for more information.
One of Calgary's best karaoke bars, Bootleggers gives you the choice of belting out a few hits from their selection of 13,500 records, or catching your favorite sport on one of 42 flat screens, or maybe doing both! The karaoke experience is one of a kind, with the management going all out to ensure that you feel like true rock stars. There is a smoke machine, as well as the option of having your performance recorded, making it seem like the real deal. Although there is a full-fledged dinner menu, it is their wings that 'fly' away with all the applause. The combination of sports, wings and karaoke make this bar a must-visit.
Although Jamesons is surrounded by numerous eateries and watering holes, it still manages to draw in a large crowd, thanks to the friendly service and entertaining nights here. The circular wooden bar lends to the warm Irish feel of the place. Flat-screen televisions adorn the walls for all those ardent sports fans who like to enjoy the game with a couple of drinks. Each day of the week has something exciting to offer, such as Student Tuesdays and Steak Night Saturdays. Happy Hours are enjoyed everyday between 3p and 6p. A great avenue to chill-out with friends over a game.
A totally deceptive name, The Cactus Club Café is a chic diner with that offers excellent service and delicious servings that are prepared with the choicest of ingredients and products. There is an excellent selection of cocktails and other spirits to accompany your meals. Inside the restaurant, the warm lighting is coupled with the bright red seats and shiny wooden tables. Those sitting outside will be welcomed by the large golden statue of Buddha, beaming away. The Jack Daniel’s Ribs teamed with the Chargrilled Chicken Caesar is enough to make a Cactus Club Café loyal out of anyone. Check website for more information.
The Clay Oven serves up sumptuous East Indian cuisine in a comfortable non-smoking environment within minutes of the Calgary International Airport and shopping area. They offer seafood and vegetarian dishes that complement both harmony and taste by using only high quality spices and ingredients. You can also choose from an extensive wine menu. Although it's a wee bit cramped, the environment is one of cozy hospitality. There is ample free parking, and if you plan to dine on the weekend, reservations are highly recommended.