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Epic Après in Whistler: Unveiling the Best Spots to Unwind

Epic Après in Whistler: Unveiling the Best Spots to Unwind

Whistler is not only famous for its incredible ski slopes but also for its epic après-ski scene. If you’re looking for the perfect place to unwind after a day on the slopes, we’ve got you covered. Join us as we explore the top après-ski hotspots in Whistler!


1. Longhorn Saloon – Champagne Guns & DJs

apres at the Longhorn Saloon Whistler in winter with champagne guns and live music.

The Longhorn Saloon | Credit: Rob Perry

Located at the base of Whistler Mountain, the Longhorn Saloon & Grill is where the party begins. This iconic establishment is renowned for its champagne shooters and live DJs, ensuring that the après-ski experience here is nothing short of legendary. Sip on bubbly, dance to the beats, and enjoy the lively atmosphere with fellow adventurers. As the saying goes – don’t get caught on the wrong side of the fence!


2. Garibaldi Lift Co. Bar & Grill – Slope-side with Fireplaces

Garibaldi Lift Co.

If you prefer a cozy ambiance to warm up after a day on the slopes, head to Garibaldi Lift Co. Bar & Grill. Situated slope-side, it offers stunning views and inviting fireplaces. Known as GLC by locals, it’s the perfect place to indulge in mouthwatering dishes and sip on your favourite cocktails while relishing the picturesque mountain scenery.


3. RMU – Blackcomb Base & Local Hot Spot

RMU Whistler | Credit: Tourism Whistler

Rocky Mountain Underground, or RMU, is a local gem located at the base of Blackcomb Mountain. This hidden treasure is a favourite among both locals and visitors where you can enjoy craft beers, delicious bites, and a welcoming atmosphere that embodies the spirit of Whistler. If you’re around mid-week, check out their Open Mic Night every Wednesday.


4. Bearfoot Bistro’s Champagne Bar

Champagne Sabering at the Bearfoot Bistro

Home of the Grey Goose Ice Room, the world’s coldest vodka tasting room, the Champagne Bar at après-ski is the perfect way to experience the Bearfoot Bistro in a casual atmosphere. Don’t miss the daily Happy Hour! Enjoy the oyster selection, craft cocktails and wide selection of wines and Champagnes. Located in the Listel Hotel Whistler, this lounge offers an extensive bar menu. It’s the perfect spot to celebrate in-style after your day on the slopes. Make sure to visit the 15,000-bottle wine cellar and try your hand at Champagne sabering.


5. Après Après – The Nightclub Experience

Après Après | Credit: Gibbons

Après Après offers a vibrant nightclub experience that adds a new dimension to your après-ski adventure. It’s the ideal place to seamlessly transition from the slopes to the dance floor. With pulsating music, a lively crowd, and a vibrant atmosphere, Après Après keeps the party going well into the night. Catch their Après Hour specials Monday, Friday & Saturday from 9-10 pm.


No matter which après-ski spot you choose, the Listel Hotel Whistler provides the perfect base for your mountain resort adventure. Our 98 guest rooms and suites, including pet-friendly options, offer the comfort and hospitality you need after a long day on the slopes. We have a hot tub and sauna for you to unwind in after an action-packed day, as well as the award-winning dining option – the Bearfoot Bistro, and the sub-zero Grey Goose Ice Room experience.