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Workshop Kitchen + Culture

608 1 St SW | Located in the Grand Theatre Building - Downtown, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1M6, Canada
+1 403-266-7062
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“brussel sprouts” (10 reviews)
“tasting menu” (9 reviews)
“beef tartare” (6 reviews)
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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608 1 St SW | Located in the Grand Theatre Building - Downtown, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1M6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have to agree with most people on this site, that you need to try this place. The atmosphere is very trendy, and a great spot to have a business meal, or just a causal meal with family or friends. The menu is great with...More

Thank Mkilburn9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! We lucked out with a random walk in here. We chose the 3 course Improv with paired wines. Every piece on the plate was thoughtfully flavored to perfection. Perfect serving size. Go try it!

Thank July2008Alberta
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lougheed Lunch offers great choices. Dave attentive but not hovering. Tap water in a bottle, funky touch. Easy to follow menu. First time here and happy original spot was closed for the day. Dropped in for lunch and lucky to get a table, will definitely...More

Thank georgec92
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

You must try this restaurant. I tried the three course meal and it was AMAZING. We ate slow, smelled the food, talked about the food, it was fantastic.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Do the 5 course dinner with wine pairing. Trust them. Fantastic every step of the way. And set in a beautiful renovated 100 year old theater, gorgeous. If you are a foodie, appreciate art, culinary or otherwise go here. Just do it.

Thank bdp196
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Food, service and atmosphere were all excellent. Burgers and gnocchi were the favorites, and well portioned. A little pricey for me as a regular family lunch, but a great place for a special occasion!

1  Thank dm1186
Reviewed 4 April 2018

They promised to get us through lunch on a workday in under an hour and they delivered. Service was friendly and efficient. The food was terrific. The historical building it was in was very nice They had a good selection of beverages, both alcoholic and...More

Thank ltcguenther
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We were in Calgary looking for dinner upon our arrival in town. We walked past a historical building known as the Grand Movie Theatre and there was the Lougheed Building where the Workshop Kitchen + Culture situated. We were attracted by the decor and went...More

Thank Meow T
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The Workshop restaurant and entertainment space occupies both levels of the old Grand Movie theatre in downtown Calgary (the ‘A’ in Grand was missing from the neon sign). Workshop still hosts special movies for special occasions. Decor is elegant and funky - old wheels and...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We visited because of the good reviews while in Calgary. We had arrived from Europe that day and were there for a very early dinner around 6pm. Only few tables were occupied at this time, but by 7pm it was mostly full. The food is...More

Thank dcribb
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tonia s
1 March 2018|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
Early in the evening, quiet and well-behaved would be fine. But, really, it is an adult restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 1 St SW | Located in the Grand Theatre Building - Downtown, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1M6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-266-7062
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