The Guild

4.5
1117 reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Steak
The Guild exemplifies a new and exciting take on the finest traditions of butchery, cookery and bar-keeping. The name is inspired by guild halls from the past, which served as a meeting places and secret societies for artists and merchants. Honouring local beef, game and fowl, and utilizing traditional cooking techniques over wood and coal, The Guild chefs are preparing a fitting homage to proud Canadian carnivores.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1117 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.4
Food
4.5
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.2
Value
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service, great food.

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TimothyG
Calgary
7 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Food was great, service was excellent, and due to the smaller number of guest the background ambient noise was minimal.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

We had the loveliest happy hour last weekend. Thank you so much! It was such a treat! We will be back.

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Jillatte
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Dinner was delicious! Creative cocktails, yummy starters, skillful/flavourful mains, scrumptious desserts and excellent wine. I look forward to eating there again!

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CarlyC
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food! We had appetizers, cocktails, entrees, wine, dessert, the works!! Every single thing was amazing. I loved the look and feel of this restaurant as well. Great staff- we couldn't have had a better experience.

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hhuero
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great experience, everything was amazing, staff, food, ambiance.

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AndreaS
Calgary
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Things were good. Service needs a little work. She wasn’t very attentive.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good service. Pablo was very solicitous and competent. The food was as good as ever. Would recommend to others without hesitation.

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JessicaS
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I booked using opentable, there was no issues checking in. The staff was very friendly and provided exceptional service. Our waitress was very friendly and made our stay enjoyable. Food was delicious and the ambiance was cozy and intimate.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Calgary
10 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a great experience. The managers are very attentive and go the extra mile to make you feel that your patronage is appreciated. The servers have always been top notch. Food is excellent and they know how to do a proper Chicago steak!

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great atmosphere and delishous food! Will be back!

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SarahP
Calgary
19 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

The filet was absolutely to die for. Very good. happy with the overall service. We had a very nice night. Would have given 5 stars but we ordered the potato salad and several of the potatoes were very under cooked. We couldn't keep eating it (ate about half). Let the server know and they did nothing (didn't take it off the bill or bring a new one). Not the end of the world by any means but I'd recommend asking what they plan to do about it if you send something back. I've noticed that this is a trend in Calgary and it' not a good one. Customers would do best to keep their standards up.

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NatalieH
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I love the guild. The food that always amazing and so is the service. Felt safe through this Covid situation, had no issues.

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vipTimY
Calgary
27 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

The beet salad + steak is a great lunch option. The carrot was a great way to end the meal. Very good ambiance and service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing overall experience

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RougeRed
Edmonton
19 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This place is actually pretty great. I was at the Orchardyyc the day after and eating there I regret not booking the guild again. Better food, srcvice, etc

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DominicG
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Salmon was cooked perfectly and showed up exactly at the same time as the steak, also cooked perfectly. Both tasted absolutely delicious. Dessert was the best. Cheese cake in philo paste or something like that. Perfect blend of crunchy and smooth. Wow. Server was super nice too. Great night. Top best 5 meal of the year for sure for us. Probably one of the best dessert we ever had.

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and excellent service. Quiet on a Thursday, staff couldn’t be nicer and the steaks and side (cauliflower) were perfect!

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food and service!

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vipEdMalcolm
Calgary
48 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Guild is a very nice atmosphere with great service and good quality food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Great food and good service

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BarbH
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Food is always good. Sometimes too much but the Cobb Salad was the perfect amount for a lunch. We sat outside on one of the last nice fall days (probably). Could have sat under heaters but opted for a table closer to the sidewalk. Greeted and given a choice of where to sit, attentive server and other staff.

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vipLinnL
Calgary
8 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Hanger steak was of great value, slightly too salty but cooked to perfection. Very tender and flavourful.

Pizza was good, but not outstanding as there are a lot of great pizza places in Calgary.

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Belle
Calgary
23 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Very nice meal with great service, the wine was amazing and they had grappa! They also recognised our anniversary (why we were there). Very nice of them indeed :)

Would definitely recommend for anyone to go and enjoy!

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IsabellaR
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service amazing food (: My boyfriend and I will be back for more!

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ChrisM
Calgary
6 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Attended for a birthday dinner. Upon being seated our server brought over complimentary champagne. From appetizers to dessert - the food was outstanding! The cocktails and cappuccinos also excellent. Will definitely return and recommend!!

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ImogenM
Calgary
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always love visiting The Guild- favourite restaurant in the city!

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PreciousO
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Booking thru OpenTable was very easy. We were running late because we were looking for parking as we not familiar with Calgary streets and some of them are 1-way only, was trying to call the restaurant but not answering so I was worried that they will cancel our reservation. Luckily, the receptionist was nice and accomodating. I guess because it was not so busy at that time, still lots of table available but if it's full maybe we won't be able to dine if we were half an hour late. The service was great, they greeted us when we arrived, welcoming and pleasant greeting, our server was outstanding and friendly. The food was good, tasty and presented well. They welcomed by pet, gave him a bowl of water. They're pet-friendly resto, it would be nice if they also give a small treat for the pet ;). I was just expecting the vibe usually on Stephen Walk Avenue was lively, but not at this time of pandemic, it was so different. But overall, our dining experience was great!

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SherryP
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was amazing! The kitchen accommodated my hate of tomatoes nicely. Service was very friendly!

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ShawnC
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Party of three that met to celebrate a colleague's passing of an exam. Sat on the patio. Food was amazing, drinks were well priced and overall have nothing negative to say. I have eaten at The Guild a few times (both inside/outside) and each time has been perfect.

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KinsArke
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Exceptional helpful people, super friendly and very accommodating. Excellent evening thank you :)

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AmandaR
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

The food was amazing. We had the tomahawk for four people with a few extra sides and some appetizers. It was the perfect amount of food for us.

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MelanieK
Calgary
3 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A great vibe on the patio on a Saturday afternoon. As always with the Guild, the service is thoughtful and attentive.
Eating out is an experience and the staff always ensure we have a great one.

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Thanks we enjoyed ourselves

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BarryM
Calgary
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

We were greeted at the entrance desk promptly and seated on the patio. The server quickly came over and we were served menus and water promptly. We split a beet salad, which was excellent. The tenderloin steaks were done to our liking. We ordered 3 sides; which we split. All were excellent, but a bit too much food. We will return.

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BMBM
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2020
Overall2Food4Service1Ambience3

My wife and I visited for a steak dinner on our honeymoon. We had reservations for 7pm but waited outside at the host desk for several minutes before finally being greeted and led to our table. The host, however neglected to tell us the menu is online and so we sat and chatted until the waiter came to take our orders only to learn we hadn’t seen the menu yet.

The waiter himself was unsure, didn’t know the menu well, And was otherwise not skilled at his job. We cut him some slack assuming he was new.

We each order the strip loin steak with mash. Steak and mash where amazing! We couldn’t express how perfect the steak was. Unfortunately there wasn’t much else on the plate besides a rather small roasted tomato. We each wanted something more such as mixed veg to round out the meal. For dessert we shared a carrot cake with a small portion of sour cream ice cream. The ice cream was good but the cake may as well have been from the grocery store. Hardly worth $9.

Overall amazing steak, good ambiance but too expensive for what you get and very poor service. Would not recommend.

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vipJadeT
Calgary
13 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Went there for the Summer Feast and the meal was great! Food was delicious and service was amazing. Would definitely come back again! The Pan-Seared Pickerel was my favorite of the night!!

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Joanna
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2020
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience5

Overall the experience was nice. Would not recommend the peach salad as all who tried it where not pleased. The salmon platter on the other hand was fairly adequate. The main courses were fine as well as the desert. Nothing earth shattering. Service was great, everyone was very polite and delightful. The experience was fine, we would simply not return due to the food.

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CorinneW
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love the Guild! Amazing food, ambiance (patio rocks!) amd the service is fantastic!

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OpenTable Diner
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a great time visiting the Guild! They treated us with the utmost care and I can’t wait to visit again soon!! The dry aged Tomahawk is absolutely amazing when paired with a great bottle of wine. (Especially on half price Tuesday and Wednesday’s!)

FAQs

The Guild is rated 4.5 stars by 1117 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.