4009 Gateway Blvd.
Edmonton, AB T6J 5H2
Phone: (780) 438-7979
Fax: (780) 438-4949
Bars & Cafes
The Bothy plays on the Gaelic word "Bothan," for a small house where travels can shelter themselves from unfortunate weather and rest. This wine and whiskey bar provides shelter, and plenty of spirits, to help all visitors rest. Though this spot focuses on drinks, and offers an impressive Scotch selection, the Bothy also offers cheeses and charcuterie on its menu, populated with platters meant for sharing.
Players Sports Bar is a hot and happening name on the night scene. Catch the Oilers and Eskimos in action on one of their luxurious 25 screens and be ready for a thrilling sporting experience. Indulge in a game of pool or simply chat up friends while you sample the dishes on their lunch menu. Enjoy sizzling appetizers that will whet your appetite for more even as you take a sip of your favorite drinks. Theme nights and special events will keep you coming back for more! You can also host private or corporate events and parties at this venue. Check website for more details.
Located in Downtown, Rattlesnake Saloon is a smart and simple bar, which is sure to prove to its tourists that Edmonton knows what fun is. The place comes alive at nights when the long lasting party begins. With a long list of tongue tantalizing delicacies on its menu and an exhaustive winelist and other drinks, you are sure to have a satisfying meal. The Rattlesnake Saloon, moves into a trance on the live music nights, when some of very popular band pitch up their guitars to deliver an amazing performance. For the schedule of the live music bands, please call them.
Jet Nightclub & Sports Lounge is a place where all hip Canadians chill-out after a day filled with meetings, presentations and daily chores. It is the mecca of Rock music and every week talented bunch of artists perform here. The likes of Vince Neil, Puddle of Mudd, Default and Danko Jones have entertained hordes of fans at Jet. Apart from hosting concerts and other entertainment events, it can also be rented out for private functions. For further information on bookings and concert line-up, please check the website or call ahead. Open Monday to Saturday 9pm onwards.
Transcend Coffee claims to be the best because they roast their coffee fresh on site and are committed to making the most delectable coffee in the city. One of the coziest places to get truly great coffee in Edmonton. They select their beans from worldwide coffee Mecca's such as Guatemala, Brazil, Ethiopia and Columbia. Transcending other coffee houses with their Transcend House Espresso Blend, you are bound to leave perky. If you are in the area don't miss the opportunity to get a great cup of Joe.
Looking for a place to enjoy the night out, then a visit to Hudsons Canadian Tap House is a must! This neighborhood pub features a delicious selection of pub grub. Take a bite out of their delicious chicken wings; some of the best you'll ever taste. The drinks here are fine quality brewed beers and creative cocktails. Their large patio takes of the extra seating on a crowded day. Avail of the regular weekly specials like happy hours, sports nights and more. So head to Hudsons and let the party begin!
Located in the South Edmonton Common, Joey is a popular fine dining restaurant. The kitchen here is manned by renowned Chef Jason Gulliford, while Chef Chris takes care of menu. With the area popular with shoppers, Joey is a perfect restaurant for fine lunches and evening dinners. The menu here is a fusion of Mediterranean, American and Asian, with varied dishes like Panang Curry, Ahi Tuna Tacos, Steak and Sushi. The restaurant features an impressive list of wines too; red, white and sparkling wines to accompany your meal. The restaurant also doubles up as a lounge, so if you're looking to catch up with friends over a couple of drinks, then this is the place to head to.
Local Public Eatery is South Edmonton Common's happening new place to hangout. This friendly neighborhood pub is known for its delicious pub grub, prompt service and warm ambiance. The menu is stalked with starters, burgers, salads, sandwiches and brunch dishes like steak and eggs, french toast and more. The local must-try specialties are Baja Chicken Tacos and Chicken Quesadilla. The drinks comprises cocktails like Kung-Fu Punch, Lucky Lemonade and SoCo LOCO Sangria. Beers, tequila shots, martinis and wines also find place on the extensive drinks menu. Check website for more.
If you're short on time but don't want a typical fast-food meal, check out Famoso Neopolitan Pizzeria. This restaurant has the feel of an upscale urban eatery, yet you can be on your way quickly. Find a table or booth when you arrive, then make your way to the central counter to order. A server will bring your meal and beverages and attend to your needs. Famoso boasts authentic Neopolitan pizza: thin crust with spare, yet tasty toppings. Chefs are trained in the high standards of traditional Neopolitan and use imported flour, tomatoes and fresh mozzarella. An Italian fire oven bakes your pizza at 900 degrees Fahrenheit (482 degrees Celsius), done in 90 seconds!
Table Top Cafe's uniqueness is not due to their drinks and food (although their sandwiches, burritos and coffee are definitely delicious) but because for only a small fee, you can play as many board games as you wish from their vast collection consisting of hundreds. Eat, have fun, and connect with others. By the time your visit ends, odds are, you've a new friend or two.
If you would like to travel the whole world without moving, you can do so right at the Blue Chair Café. With its international cuisine, delicious drinks from around the globe, and artists that have scaled the seven seas to perform before you, this place is sure to take you on a trip of a lifetime! The live entertainment is varied and rich in culture, and streams across genres like folk, rock, nu-jazz, pop, alternative, acoustic, Latin, Celtic, experimental, and other fantastic sounds.
For a taste of real Canadian country, pop in to the Cook County Saloon. The official bar of Canadian Finals Rodeo, Canadian Country Music Association, and World Professional Canadian Chuck Wagon Association, this is not another run-of-the-mill bar. Put on your cowboy boots, get in touch with your country side, and don't miss their fun events like, Viva Las Vegas karaoke contest.