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12 Traders Grill Explorer Hotel Yellowknife

Traders Grill & Trapline Lounge



The Explorer Hotel in the heart of downtown Yelllowknife, has two culinary experiences to offer guests. 
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. 
For a fine dinging experience, try the Explorer Hotel’s in house restaurant, the Trader’s Gill. 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.


4825 49 Avenue
Yellowknife, NT
X1A 2R3

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  • Monday4 – 11 PM
  • Tuesday4 – 11 PM
  • Wednesday4 – 11 PM
  • Thursday4 – 11 PM
  • Friday4 – 11 PM
  • Saturday4 – 11 PM
  • Sunday4 – 9 PM

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About Northwest Territories

Welcome to the land that's never been tamed, where Canada's largest river carves through an empire of white capped mountains and where Canada's highest waterfalls cascade into Canada's deepest lakes. With breathtaking landscapes abound, the Northwest Territories is a delight not just your eyes and ears, but your taste buds too.

Head north and savour a food scene that is a celebration of cultural diversity, natural abundance, and culinary ingenuity. From Indigenous delicacies to Arctic specialties and foraged ingredients, the region offers a one-of-a-kind culinary adventure that will tantalize your senses and broaden your culinary horizons. So pack your bags, bring your appetite, and embark on a gastronomic journey like no other in the awe-inspiring Northwest Territories.

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