Whistler is a dream destination and the ultimate big mountain experience. You have spent a bluebird day traversing with your friends and discovering untouched powder. But it’s now time to race down the mountain because we all know the last one buys the first round. Where do you aim? Prepare to set aside your skis and warm yourself with a toasty beverage, let’s look at the best après-ski spots in the Whistler village.
Aim here for show-stopping sophistication
If you’re looking for a space with class and style, look no further than The Bearfoot Bistro. Just a few steps from the base of the Whistler Gondola and located inside the Listel Whistler, a feast awaits. An après-ski glass of bubbly at the Champagne Bar and a plate of happy hour oysters is how to end the perfect day on the slopes. Enjoy a Nitro ice cream, prepared tableside, or bundle up and explore more than 50 different vodkas from around the globe in the Ketel One Ice Room. For an afternoon of show-stopping culinary creations in a sophisticated atmosphere, look no further than the Bearfoot Bistro.
Located in: The Listel Hotel Whistler
Address: 4121 Village Green
Phone: (604) 932-3433
Aim here for warm and friendly staff
With its central upper village location, RMU is a great spot to kick back and share your tales of the day with like-minded folks. This breakfast and après-ski hot-spot values culture and it shows. It has the most thumbs up for friendly service on this list and is the best place to catch a dawg and a beer for under $25. With daily events from local musicians, charity fundraisers, and après parties, RMU Whistler is a local hub for anybody and everybody.
Address: 113-4557 Blackcomb Way Le Chamois Hotel
Phone: (604) 938-1159
Aim here for the view
The GLC provides front-row seats for all of Whistler’s premier activities and is one of the most modern and comfortable spots to overlook the village. There isn’t a better place in town to catch the many Whistler events happening in Skiers Plaza. Get cozy around the fire and explore the après daily drink specials.
Located in: Guest services whistler village ski lifts and school
Address: 4165 Springs Ln
Phone: (604) 905-2220
Aim here for warm vibes
The Mexican Corner, a longtime village favorite, is delightfully warm and in touch with the tequila gods. Cozy up with a mezcal old-fashioned or a charred-jalapeño margarita while you wait for the best rockfish tacos in the village. Don’t forget Fiesta hour between 4:30PM – 5:30PM Monday – Friday, and 3:00PM – 4:30PM Saturday & Sunday.
Address: 12-4340 Sundial Crescent
Phone: (604) 962-4450
Aim here for the hype
Located at the bottom of the Whistler and Blackcomb gondolas, you don’t have to go far to find a good time. The Longhorn Saloon & Grill has been the number one après-ski spot in Whistler for over 25 years, and it’s not surprising why. From champagne showers to the legendary Longhorn nachos, this iconic Whistler bar is where the party happens. If you are looking for a place to see and be seen… this is the bar for you!
Address: 4280 Mountain Square
Phone: +1 888-823-7932
Aim here for the Irish experience
With an outdoor fire pit and over 20 different single malt scotches and whiskies to choose from, the Dubh Linn Gate is an après-ski favourite. There are over 25 beers on tap at any given time, and the classic Irish feel and cuisine will warm you up as the feeling comes back to your toes. Enjoy live music with an Irish vibe as you dig into your steak and Guinness pie, and be sure to catch happy hour vibes and prices from 5 – 7pm Sunday to Friday.
Located in: Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside
Address: 4320, 170 Sundial Crescent #170
Phone: (604) 905-4047
The race is on, what are you waiting for? Whether you’re looking for intimate sophistication, a cozy fire pit, or a raucous atmosphere, après ski in Whistler village is legendary. Make the Listel Hotel Whistler your home away from home during your winter adventures. Play hard and sleep easy. Book now here.