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Thomsons Kitchen & Bar, Calgary, AB

Thomsons Kitchen & Bar

4.4
4.4
89 reviews
CAN$30 and under
Canadian
Formerly known as the Sandstone Lounge, Thomsons Kitchen & Bar has been redefined as a destination for casual dining and after-work drinks. Guests can look forward to a menu offering authentic Canadian dishes prepared in a modern way and a stylish bar serving a well-curated selection of wines, local beers and specialty cocktails.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 6 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Canadian, International, Cocktail Bar

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 6:30 am–11:00 pm Fri, Sat 6:30 am–12:00 am

  • Phone number

    (403) 537-4449

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive Chef

    Alexander Schaefer

  • Private party facilities

    Thomsons Kitchen & Bar is available to be booked for private events. Right next to the restaurant is Thomsons Social Hub. Perfect for the unconventional and bold occasions, the Social Hub is a unique space that features original sandstone walls and brick archways from the 1890s. Its old-world charm is matched with modern conveniences and advanced audio-visual technology. Highlight of the space is an interactive open kitchen. Let's start planning your special event! Call our Sales & Catering team at (403) 717 1234 or email salescalrc@hyatt.com.

  • Area

    Downtown

  • Cross Street

    Located in downtown along the historic Stephen Avenue Walk

  • Parking Details

    Guests dining at Thomsons Kitchen & Bar are entitled to complimentary self-parking at the hotel @ $32 underground parkade (based on availability). Please present your parking ticket to a Thomsons server for validation. The hotel has temporarily suspended valet services as part of the enhance safety measures in place.

  • Public Transit

    The C-TRAIN platform is ideally situated adjacent to Hyatt Regency Calgary, where Thomsons Kitchen & Bar is located. You can travel for only $3.50 per trip. The Downtown C-TRAIN transportation is a free fare zone. Taxis are also available 24 hours a day in front of the hotel.

  • Additional

    Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Vegan

Popular dishes

What 89 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. PH

    PeterH

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    The selection and quality of food was excellent . It was apparent that they were understaffed, but Nick and his manager worked exceptionally hard to make everything work for the (6) of us. The individual making the omlettes had no sense of urgency, I haven't seen someone work so slow in years.
  2. CL

    CoryL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The food and service was great. My only recommendation is for there to be place mats on the table for children. The plates can slide around easily when the little once are trying to use a knife and fork.
  3. ES

    EnriqueS

    Calgary

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was so Great!! From the host, food, drinks, the server and the ambience, I am definitely willing to come back and recommend this place to many friends.

    Thomsons Kitchen & BarResponded 1 day agoHello, EnriqueS! Thank you for recommending us to your friends and loved ones. We're glad that you had a wonderful time. We look forward to your return. Please visit us more often if you could. Cheers!

  4. JS

    JanetS

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Thompsons Kitchen & Bar is a lovely casual, yet upscale dining experience. Great spot to watch a game with a glass of wine and an appetizer, dinner out, or Sunday Brunch Buffett, which is EXCELLENT!
  5. S

    Sassgal

    Toronto

    41 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    41 reviews

    Dined on 16 September 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Good service. Steak ordered as med-well came out rare. Had them redo it and came out over done and dry. However, flavour of all other dishes were good. Will be back.
  6. N

    Nana

    Calgary

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on 11 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The waitress was extra helpful. We enjoyed our family get together first time ever after Covid! Thank you!

    Thomsons Kitchen & BarResponded on 13 September 2022Hello, Nana! We are glad that we were able to provide you a wonderful dining experience with your family. Reunions as such are even more precious since the pandemic kept most of us apart. We hope that you will return to celebrate special occasions or even for just our Sunday Brunch Buffet.

  7. S

    Sophie

    Calgary

    29 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on 4 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Happy to be back for the brunch buffet. Everything was well executed, the roast and jus were outstanding! Glad to be back, and will be back again.

    Thomsons Kitchen & BarResponded on 13 September 2022Hello, Sophie! You are too kind to share such wonderful words about our colleague.s We'll make sure that they receive your commendations. We are excited as well to be offering Sunday Brunch Buffet again. We're glad you were able to try it during your visit. See you at the next brunch! For the meantime, we invite you to visit our website for our latest events and promotions.

  8. KK

    KerindaK

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were seated promptly. Service was exceptional. Server was knowledgeable and attentive. Steaks were cooked to perfection. Nice, quiet atmosphere. Highly recommend the bison meatballs with sriracha and maple. Lovely place for a “date night”.
  9. JF

    JeffF

    Calgary

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 August 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience4
    Had the a la crate breakfast. Food was lukewarm/cold when it was brought to our table. Overall food quality and preparation was mediocre. Service was okay but not that attentive. Had to ask for a glass of water twice before it was brought to the table. Generally felt like we didn’t get good value, a bit disappointed. We were staying at the Marriott across the street and the free breakfast at the club lounge had better food (wish we had done that instead).
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Calgary

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 14 August 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    Not a lot of people in restaurant when we arrived so some of the food was cold (prime rib, breakfast sausage etc) Benny was good and so was the selection.
  11. AD

    AlbertD

    Seattle

    9 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 9 August 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Good service and relatively quiet atmosphere. The menu could be larger but our meals were good except the steak was quite chewy.
  12. B

    Brunch

    Calgary

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 July 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience2
    Not great food, lots of better options in Calgary. Our table had lots of food left on plates people didn’t even want to eat…
  13. AD

    AmaD

    Calgary

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 24 July 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    We had a good brunch, the food was delicious. Ou waitress was friendly and attentive.
  14. JP

    JaniceP

    Calgary

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on 17 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Went for brunch. It was delicious. And our server was the nicest sweetest lady. Would definitely go back again.
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Exclusive

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 July 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience4
    We ate on the patio and there was a singer playing guitar.
  16. JM

    JanM

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 13 July 2022

    overall5food5service2ambience4
    At a very busy time (stampede), they were short two staff due to covid, which complicated service delivery. Three different staff dealt with us snd our order during the time we were there. Everything took way too long. Food was excellent though!!
  17. CA

    CamA

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 July 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Great food with lots of options. Was short staffed during Stampede that day, as it is otherwise 5 stars all around.
  18. m

    mauiman

    Calgary

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 July 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    The menu offers unique and creative breakfast dishes that were delicious. It was busy when we were there, but staff was engaged and attentive. Overall, we had a great experience.
  19. WA

    WendyA

    Calgary

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on 12 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We needed a quick bite and we got it. Efficient service with excellent food overall. Doing it right.
  20. S

    Sorento

    Hawaii

    66 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    66 reviews

    Dined on 9 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great location outside. Good service. The salmon is very good.
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Montreal

    5 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 2 July 2022

    overall3food4service1ambience4
    The service was so bad and the waitress was really slow and forget everything we asked for! He brought the salad and soups with the main course.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Calgary

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 25 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing experience! I didn’t get the waitress name, but she was fantastic. Food was very good, it wasn’t loud, and we had a great time!
  23. SM

    SusanM

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 June 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience1
    We sat in a booth directly under the AC vent. Our server acknowledged it as well and said he could feel the cold draft but didn’t do anything about it. Food and coffee kept getting cold asap. The food selection was a bit underwhelming. No waffles/pancakes, no breads/bagels, cereal options, no yogurt selections, fresh fruit was pineapple and cantaloupe, coffee was weak. I suppose that’s what you get for $35 these days.
  24. IL

    ImeldaL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good food quality, one of the best Sunday brunch in Calgary.
  25. c

    cynthiayyc

    Calgary

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 9 June 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    It was an extra $5 for the pitas for the spinach dip which didn’t feel reasonable considering it wasn’t enough pitas on the plate for the amount of dip. Otherwise great drinks and great patio.
  26. LP

    LucilleP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We enjoyed a lovely birthday lunch at Thompsons. Superb service from Ivan, a delicious meal and wine and loved the table by the fireplace. Thank you!
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 May 2022

    overall3food4service5ambience5
    I had a great meal but my wife's steak left a little to be desired. Great service. Nice atmosphere. Wine list is a little gas stationy but I will definitely return.
  28. LY

    LouisaY

    Vancouver

    17 reviews

    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on 22 May 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Went for their Sunday brunch buffet and I am glad there's another great buffet place reopens. Really good egg benedit which is made to order. I wish there's more dessert selections and I remember their pastry and bread used to be better. Otherwise, great food and service.
  29. J

    Jacqueline

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 May 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience3
    Being attached to a hotel kind of takes away the fine dinning feeling and the food was just, OK. I do have to say, I ordered a virgin Cesar and it was the best Cesar I think I’ve ever had so for cocktails it’s amazing! It wouldn’t be my top 10 for recommending but overall it was a good experience I just wasn’t wow’ed by anything but the drink.
  30. T

    Thomas

    Toronto

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 18 May 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Seated at a booth at 1st. Very uncomfortable because the seats are so low relative to the table top (likely worn). The table at the booth was also too wide making it difficult to talk with someone across the table. Moved to a table and chairs - a lot more comfortable but not as private. Menu was just ok with minimal selection.
  31. C

    Casualdiner

    Calgary

    16 reviews

    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on 15 May 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    It was nice to get back to Thomson’s after the COVID hiatus. The remodel of the bar area is tasteful. Service was friendly and efficient. We had the steak sandwich and the fish and chips. Both meals were well prepared and tasty. The fish dish was well priced, a good meal. We found the steak to be somewhat overpriced. Adding a second side would make it better value.
  32. s

    shelleyd

    Calgary

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 30 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was EXCELLENT , very attentive. Food was EXCEPTIONAL . Had bison rib, steak sandwich, ravioli, salmon salad and cheesecake Everyone was very happy with their meal. I will definitely go back.
  33. C

    Concertgal

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Unique menu with good variety, nice presentation, good wine list with reasonable prices. We travel regularly and Thomsons compares to anything we've had. Just the kind of service we would expect from a Hyatt venue.
  34. A

    Alissar

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was really good ! first time there and I would deff be back I really enjoyed the vibes
  35. PN

    PunkNPi

    Calgary

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 24 April 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Delicious Breakfast. Perfectly cooked eggs. A bit pricey for the portions
  36. JV

    JerVanD

    Calgary

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 24 April 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    We had drinks before and after we went to a play. We had Abby as our server both times and she was awesome!!
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Vancouver

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 20 April 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Date night before a concert. Had an amazing, delicious meal. Bison short ribs and mediterranean bowl. Both were incredible both in appearance, taste and quality. A small menu but we would definitely come back. Price on the bison was a bit high but seems to be the trend of late
  38. JB

    JBCCC

    Calgary

    13 reviews

    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on 17 April 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    We go to Thomson's almost every year for Easter Brunch. As expected the service and ambiance are excellent. Usually the food is also but this year the brunch was impacted by the absence of brunch "staples." The selection is usually diverse but for some reason there was no selection of pancakes nor waffles. For $75 per adult those staples should haver been there. When asked why no pancakes nor waffles one of the cooks responded, "pandemic." When I questioned how the pandemic could possible affect those foods as opposed to all others, he responded, "I don't know." And then he added, "next Sunday's brunch will feature waffles and pancakes." They also have allocated the front of the restaurant to a children's "play area" equipped with toys. The subsequent level of noise was disruptive and misplaced during a formal brunch. Even so, we've been impressed with the brunch for far too many years to let this experience impact our attendance next year.
  39. Q

    Queenmar

    Edmonton

    9 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 17 April 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience2
    We were celebrating my birthday & Easter family brunch. We stayed at this hotel and I requested a more private, quiet table. We were seated in an open high traffic area next to an extremely loud play area! For such an incredibly expensive meal was not a good experience at all. Highly regret booking it.
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Calgary

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 April 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Easter brunch

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Thomsons Kitchen & Bar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (403) 537-4449.

Thomsons Kitchen & Bar is rated 4.4 stars by 89 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 6 times today
Google Map for Thomsons Kitchen & Bar

112 8 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0K6

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross Street

    Located in downtown along the historic Stephen Avenue Walk

  • Area

    Downtown

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 6:30 am–11:00 pm Fri, Sat 6:30 am–12:00 am

  • Cuisines

    Canadian, International, Cocktail Bar

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking Details

    Guests dining at Thomsons Kitchen & Bar are entitled to complimentary self-parking at the hotel @ $32 underground parkade (based on availability). Please present your parking ticket to a Thomsons server for validation. The hotel has temporarily suspended valet services as part of the enhance safety measures in place.

  • Public Transit

    The C-TRAIN platform is ideally situated adjacent to Hyatt Regency Calgary, where Thomsons Kitchen & Bar is located. You can travel for only $3.50 per trip. The Downtown C-TRAIN transportation is a free fare zone. Taxis are also available 24 hours a day in front of the hotel.

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    Alexander Schaefer

  • Additional

    Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Vegan

  • Phone number

    (403) 537-4449

  • Private party facilities

    Thomsons Kitchen & Bar is available to be booked for private events. Right next to the restaurant is Thomsons Social Hub. Perfect for the unconventional and bold occasions, the Social Hub is a unique space that features original sandstone walls and brick archways from the 1890s. Its old-world charm is matched with modern conveniences and advanced audio-visual technology. Highlight of the space is an interactive open kitchen. Let's start planning your special event! Call our Sales & Catering team at (403) 717 1234 or email salescalrc@hyatt.com.

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