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Trader’s Grill

Dining at Trader's Grill is an unforgettable experience. Executive Chef Gregor Zundel specializes in elevated Northern Canadian cuisine, including Arctic Char, premium steaks (aged for at least 28 days) and seafood. You'll enjoy your meal while basking in the warmth of our large fire pit or enjoying the views of Yellowknife’s stunning wilderness.

Restaurant with view and cozy lounge in the Explorer Hotel. At Traders Grill we take pride in our slow roasted prime rib, grilled Cambridge Bay arctic char and other unique fair. Enjoy Sunday brunch with a spectacular view from our floor-to-ceiling windows or stop in and enjoy a drink by the fire at the Trapline Lounge now open seven days a week. Located in the Explorer Hotel.

Trapline Lounge

Enjoy a drink or meal at The Explorer Hotel's Trapline Lounge, one of the best lounges in Yellowknife. You'll love relaxing with a locally micro-brewed pint while you sit by our warm fireplace. Or you can enjoy innovative pub fare while catching the game on one of our TVs.


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