How It All Began
Tarik and Sara-Ann created, own and operate Bistro 1843. The opportunity to revitalize an abandoned historic building combined with a unique vision of a restaurant gave way to Bistro 1843. Since 2009, guided by the principle that small is beautiful and that quality artisan workmanship cannot be mass produced, they have embraced what makes them different. Today, Bistro 1843 is no longer just their restaurant. It is the hub of their family life. Not just a business, but a way of life. It has redefined the “family run business”.About The Experience
Bring Your Own Wine!
A Unique Dining Experience
Honouring a deep family tradition of hospitality, Sara-Ann and Tarik welcome guests into their home, a seigneurial manor built in 1843. In a warm, unpretentious and relaxing atmosphere, they take pride in offering quality food and service, and emphasize the simplicity of ingredients. The chef has a unique ability to develop depth and balance of flavour creating wholesome dishes that evoke comfort and enjoyment.How to Get Here
Seating is limited. Reservations are recommended.
Due to the historic nature of the building, the restaurant is not adapted to those with limited mobility.
Thank you for thinking of us, but we no longer sell gift certificates.
We will be off as of January 8th 2024 and will not be accepting reservations during this time.
June 1st 2022
Starting June 1st 2022, reservations will be available up to a maximum of 2 months in advance.
Gift certificates are no longer available for purchase.
Our very own honey!
100% pure raw honey from local Ile Bizard bees. Available for purchase at the restaurant and participating merchants.
Travelling to Calgary?
Visit our sister restaurant
The Longview Steakhouse and Country Inn.
Located 45 minutes south of Calgary on the scenic Cowboy Trail (Highway 22 South) and 20 minutes south of Okotoks.
Make sure to book in advance!