Bankers Hall  |  244 – 315 8 Avenue SW  |  403 263 4457

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Welcome

Established in 2003, The Orchid Room has quickly become known for its premier dining experience and fusion influenced cuisine. Located in the heart of downtown Calgary on the 2nd floor of the Bankers Hall building, the restaurant has become a popular lunch destination, known for its quick and attentive service.

Combining Vietnamese, Thai and French flavours to create a unique fusion has helped set the Orchid Room apart from other Asian restaurants.

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Food

What can we get you?

Starters

Mango & Shrimp Rolls

Rice wrapper stuffed with shrimp, mango slices, carrots, lettuce, mint, vermicelli, coconut hoisin sauce.

Salad Rolls

Rice wrapper stuffed with shrimp, carrots, lettuce, vermicelli, mint, coconut hoisin sauce.

Spring Rolls

Spring roll wrapper stuffed with ground chicken, carrot, vermicelli, taro, onion, Vietnamese fish sauce.

Crackling Salmon Rolls

Fresh salmon, prawn, sesame seeds, rice paper, Vietnamese fish sauce.

Sampler

2 chicken or beef satay skewers, 2 spring rolls, 2 salad rolls, coconut hoisin sauce.

Skewer Sampler

Chicken skewer, beef skewer, prawn skewer, green onion, shallots, coconut hoisin sauce.

Vietnamese Grilled Pork Sausage Skewers

Ground pork, crushed garlic, green onion, shallots, peanuts, coconut hoisin sauce.

Lemongrass Chicken Fingers

Chicken breast, lemongrass, bell peppers, onion, garlic, chill sauce.

Lemongrass Calamari

Calamari, lemongrass, lime leaves, basil and mixed vegetables.

Platter

Chicken skewers, beef skewers, shrimp salad rolls, green onion, shallots, peanuts, coconut hoisin sauce, and choice of lemongrass chicken fingers or calamari.

 

Soups

Spicy Tamarind Seafood Soup

Salmon strips, prawns, scallops, tomatoes, pineapple, bean sprouts and herbs on top of vermicelli in hot and sour lemongrass broth.

Spicy Coconut Soup (Choice of Chicken or Prawns)

Chicken or prawns and mixed vegetables simmered in coconut milk with a hint of green curry, garlic and lemongrass.

Satay Pho (Choice of Chicken or Beef)

Bean sprouts, basil, cilantro and green onion on top of rice noodles in spicy peanut broth. Served with hoisin hauce, hot sauce & lime.

Chicken or Beef Pho

Chicken or beef slices, bean sprouts, basil, cilantro and green onion on top of rice noodles in clear chicken broth (served with hoisin sauce, hot sauce and lime).

 

Salads

Salmon on Organic Mixed Greens

Pan-seared fresh Atlantic salmon on a bed of organic mixed greens with mango, tomato and cucumber slices and topped with fresh herb vinaigrette.

Grilled Tiger Prawns on Organic Mixed Greens

Grilled tiger prawns on a bed of organic mixed greens with mango, tomato and cucumber slices and topped with fresh herb vinaigrette.

Grilled Chicken on Organic Mixed Greens

Grilled chicken strips on a bed of organic mixed greens topped with mango, tomato and cucumber slices and fresh herb vinaigrette.

Green Papaya Salad

Shredded papaya, carrot and cucumber salad infused in our special Vietnamese vinaigrette and topped with shrimp and crispy shrimp chips.

 

Mains

Caramelized Salmon

Fresh Atlantic salmon caramelized in jalapeno, garlic and caramel sauce on a bed of mixed vegetables and served with coconut rice.

Lemongrass Salmon

Pan-fried fresh Atlantic salmon stuffed with minced lemongrass on a bed of mixed vegetables and served with steamed rice.

Pan-Fried Halibut

Crispy halibut fillet on a bed of mixed vegetables with spicy ginger sauce and served with steamed rice.

Tamarind Prawns

Grilled jumbo tiger prawns stir-fried with tamarind, basil and mixed vegetables and served with steamed rice.

Prawn Curry

Jumbo prawns poached in red curry with mixed vegetables and served with coconut rice.

Salt & Pepper Seafood

Deep-fried scallops, prawns and calamari stir-fried with garlic, lemongrass, lime leaves and mixed vegetables and served with steamed rice.

Seafood Curry (Spicy)

Jumbo prawns, calamari and scallops poached in green curry with mixed vegetables and served with coconut rice.

Saigon Jumbo Prawns

A Southern Vietnamese Specialty (Jumbo prawns stir-fried with garlic, ginger and mixed vegetables and served with steamed rice and spicy ginger sauce).

Tamarind Chicken

Tamarind glazed chicken stir-fried with garlic, basil and mixed vegetables and served with steamed rice.

Lemongrass Chicken

Tender strips of chicken breast stir-fried with lemongrass, garlic and mixed vegetables and served with steamed rice.

Chicken Curry

Strips of chicken breast poached in red curry with mixed vegetables, lemongrass and lime leaves and served with coconut rice.

Sesame Beef

Beef stir-fried with teriyaki sauce, limes leaves, garlic, lemongrass sesame seeds and mixed vegetables, served with steamed rice.

Pad Thai (Choice of Chicken or Prawns / Spicy)

Rice noodle stir-fried with chicken or prawns, egg, tamarind, garlic, chili, bean sprouts and mixed vegetables.

Special Vermicelli Bowl

Grilled beef wrapped prawn skewers marinated in garlic soy sauce with spring rolls on top of a bed of vermicelli, cucumber, lettuce, carrots, bean sprouts and mint (served with Vietnamese fish sauce).

Chicken Vermicelli Bowl

Lemongrass chicken and spring rolls on vermicelli with cucumber, lettuce, carrots, bean sprouts and mint (served with Vietnamese fish sauce).

Beef Vermicelli Bowl

Lemongrass beef and spring rolls on vermicelli with cucumber, lettuce, carrots, bean sprouts and mint (served with Vietnamese fish sauce).

Grilled Pork & Spring Rolls Vermicelli Bowl

Marinated pork or grilled pork sausage skewers, chicken spring rolls, garlic, vermicelli, cucumber, lettuce, carrots, bean sprouts, mint, green onion, shallots, peanuts, Vietnamese fish sauce.

 

Vegetarian

Veggie Salad Rolls

Rice wrapper stuffed with tofu, carrots, lettuce, vermicelli and mint (served with chili soy vinaigrette).

Veggie Fried Spring Rolls

Spring roll wrapper stuffed with tofu, taro root, carrots, vermicelli, lemongrass and onions (served with chili soy vinaigrette).

Tofu on Organic Mixed Greens

Lemongrass tofu on a bed of organic mixed greens and topped with fresh herb vinaigrette.

Lemongrass Tofu

Tofu stuffed with lemongrass sautéed with fresh mixed vegetables and served with steamed rice.

Tofu Green Curry (Spicy)

Tofu poached in green curry with mixed vegetables and served with coconut rice.

Vegetarian Vermicelli

Lemongrass tofu and spring rolls on vermicelli with cucumber, lettuce, carrots, bean sprouts and mint (served with chili soy vinaigrette).

Vegetarian Pad Thai

Rice noodle stir-fried with tofu, egg, tamarind, garlic, chili, bean sprouts and mixed vegetables.

Stir Fried Mixed Vegetables

Tofu sautéed with mixed vegetables, garlic and lemongrass and served with steamed rice.

Vegetarian Tamarind Soup

Tofu, tomatoes, pineapple, bean sprouts and basil on top of vermicelli in hot and sour lemongrass broth.

 

Desserts

Crème Brûlée

Vanilla
Mango
Chocolate

Gelato

Vanilla
Chocolate
Coconut
Green Tea
Mango Sorbet (Non-Dairy)
Hazelnut
Chocolate Hazelnut Swirl

Fresh Sliced Mango

 
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Drinks

Something to go with your meal?

WINE

Whites

Sauvignon Blanc, Santa Rita, Chile
Dry Riesling, Robert Mondavi, California
Chardonnay, Lindeman's Bin 65, Australia
Pinot Grigio, Fetzer Valley Oaks, California

Reds

Shiraz-Cabernet Sauvignon, Wolf Blass Red Label, Australia
Merlot, Carmen Reserva, Chile
Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon, Woodbridge, California
Pinot Noir, Mirassou, California

BEERS

Domestic

Big Rock Grasshopper
Big Rock Traditional Ale

Import

Stella Artois (Belgium)
Corona (Mexico)
Heineken (Europe)
Tsingtao (China)
Tiger (Thailand)

SOFT DRINKS

Coke
Diet Coke
Ginger Ale
Sprite
Club Soda
Tonic

JUICE & OTHER

Mango Juice
Cranberry, Orange, or Mott’s Clamato Juice
Iced Tea (Monks Blend black tea with cherry rose
green tea blended with Honey)
Perrier Mineral Water

COFFEE

Regular
Vietnamese (Iced strong black coffee with
sweetened condensed milk)

TEAS

Black

Russian Earl Grey
French Breakfast
Vanilla Chai
Monks Blend

Oolong

Ti Kuan Yin
Dung TI

Jasmine

Jasmine Leaf
Jasmine Flower
Madame Butterfly (Hand-tied Tips)

Green

Sencha Kyoto (Cherry Rose Green Tea)
Thai Green Tea
Green Tea Leaf
Monkey Paw (Tip)

Decaffeinated Varieties

Peppermint
Chamomile
Rainbow Roibos
Vanilla Roibos
Georgia Peach Roibos
Herbal Roibos
Ginger Lemon
Assam Orange Pekoe

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The Big Taste Calgary

March 4 - 13, 2016

The Big Taste of Calgary 2016 is here! March 4 to the 13, come down for a wonderful 3 course meal. It is a chance for you to experience what many restaurants in Calgary have to offer with a variety of neighbourhoods being included. Reservations are a must and be sure to mention the Big Taste Calgary promotion featured below when making your reservation.

Starters

A taste of:

Salad Roll

Rice wrapper stuffed with shrimp, carrots, lettuce, vermicelli and mint (served with coconut hoisin sauce)

Chicken Dumplings

Sautéed with sweet chili sauce, onions, green and red peppers

Entree

Choice of:

Saigon Chicken

Stir-fried with garlic, ginger & mixed vegetables. Served with steamed rice & ginger sauce.

Sesame Beef

Beef tenderloin stir-fried with teriyaki sauce, limes leaves, garlic, lemongrass sesame seeds and mixed vegetables, served with steamed rice

Caramelized Salmon

Fresh Atlantic salmon caramelized in jalapeno, garlic and caramel sauce on a bed of mixed vegetables and served with coconut rice

Vermicelli bowl

Choice of chicken, beef, pork, or vegetarian

Choice of protein with spring rolls on vermicelli with cucumber, lettuce, carrots, bean sprouts and mint (served with Vietnamese fish sauce)

Dessert

Choice of:

Crème Brûlée

(Mango or Vanilla)

OR

Fresh Tropical Fruit

$35 per person

*Taxes, beverages, & gratuities not included. Please inform server of allergies. Menu can be accommodated for allergies and dietary restrictions.

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Contact

We are located on the Second floor of Bankers Hall.

Address:

Bankers Hall – Second Floor
244 – 315 8 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 4K1
403.263.4457 - Please Call for Reservations

Parking:

Heated underground parking is available in Bankers Hall.

The entrance to the underground parking is on 9th avenue between 3rd Street and 2nd Street SW.

$2 parking after 6:00pm weekdays

Weekends $2 per 4 hours<

3000 meters free after 6:00pm and all day Sunday, free 7 days a week on stephen ave after 6:00pm

Hours operations:

Monday – Wednesday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Thursday – Friday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Saturday – 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Sunday – Closed

Private Functions

We are available to deliver our catering services to your private off site functions. We also provide set menus for private functions that are booked at the Orchid Room. Please contact us at info@orchidroom.ca for more information or to make an advance booking today. We look forward to serving you.

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...A contemporary spin on Vietnamese,
Thai, and French cuisine, preparing some of the
tastiest and most stylish dishes in the city

John Gilchrist, Calgary Herald
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