scratch kitchen
patio
craft & draft beer
wine, cocktails, coffee
family friendly
since 2004
 

News & Brews 

2022 will be a great year! We are bringing in new musicians that have never played at The Chair. We are adding a full Thursday Line-up with Lionel Rault - Songwriter's Tribute (1st Thursday of the month) 

Out of the Blue Comedy Night-  (2nd Thursday of the month), no shows for July & August back in September. 

Dave Babcock and the Night Keepers (3rd Thursday of the month). No Show in August back in September.

World Music - folk and jazz from all around the world (4th Thursday of the month). There will not be any shows for July and August, back in September. 

Read Fenton and His Happy Hep Cats - Swing Band will be playing the third Wednesday of every month 

Opera Pub hosted by the Edmonton Opera will be playing the fourth Wednesday of the month. Their next show is July 27th, please make a reservation. 

Happy Hour: Starting June 1st we will have a happy hour menu from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Great food and drink specials, try our new smoked salmon quesadilla or our veggie wrap with a cold brew on tap!

Dogs on the Patio: The City of Edmonton has given patio owners the option to bring dogs on the patio.  Unfortunately we feel that it is not a good fit for our patio as it is small and we are concerned about tripping hazards and people with allergies.  If you bring your dog we will sit you on the edge of the patio and your pet can stay on the outside of our glass wall.  We do supply water to pets as we have done for the last 19 years.  Thank you for your understanding. 

A bit about the upcoming shows:

July 27th - Wednesday  - Opera Pub 
July 29th - Friday  - Roster Davis Band*
July 30th - Saturday Brunch - Charlie Austin
July 30th - Saturday Evening - Graham and the Reckless Hearts*
July 31st - Sunday Brunch - Terry McDade - Serenading us with his harp. 


 

Operating Hours:  
Mon - Closed
Tue - 9 - 8
Wed - Thur - 9 - 10
Fri -  Sat -  9 - 10
Sun - 9 - 2:30

Call us for curbside pick-up or takeout with 10% off 

We appreciate your business. 

Ian & Sylvia

 

We are introducing a happy hour menu June 1st!

We have a weekly dinner special on Friday and Saturday Nights. Our pies are home made and change weekly with a crust that melts in your mouth!  

We have always been and continue to be family friendly.  Our children’s menu includes breakfast and combo meals that have been recommended first hand!  Please let us know if you have favorites that you would like to see on the menu. 

We offer gluten and vegan friendly options, ask your server.

We support local food producers and suppliers.
 
Looking for a great gift idea?  We sell our house made hot sauce, ginger tea, and gift cards!  

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Keeping up the Bar

Beer: We carry 7 great brews from Sea Change and Alley Kat on tap.  All beers on tap are also in cans to go!
 
Wines:  our favourite house pours and a limited selection of premiums from our cellar.
 
Ciders: We are excited to have Edmonton's own Broken Spoke Cider Co. products.  Try their Original Cider, Ginger Cider, The Hopped Cider, and their seasonal cider. We are currently featuring a Rose Cider for the first flavours of spring!
 
We now carry a variety of Bent Stick Brewing Co. beers including their blood orange brew! We have also changed our vodka, rye & gin to the Lone Pine Distilling line to support local.  
 
We carrying a variety of Town Square beers for the summer. 
 
 


Live Music

Blue Chair has been one of Canada's premiere live-music venues for over 18 years. When we have shows with covers, we will add the charge to your tab.  Please make a reservation as we do fill up quickly. 

Parties of 4 or more will be asked for a table deposit of $50 and parties of 10 or more is $100 when attending our shows. This will be deducted from your tab on the evening of the show. 

Cancellation Policy: 24 hours notice prior to the start of the show for a full refund of the deposit.

We have limited seating and request all reservations call for any adjustments to your party. The advanced notice is to help us accomodate your booking and allow us time to sell any extra tickets. 

All Friday, & Saturday Night Shows are a *$15.00 cover per person and some Thursday shows. Our brunches are by donation.

JULY LINEUP: 

July 30th - Saturday Brunch - Charlie Austin
July 30th - Saturday Evening - Graham Guest and the Reckless Hearts*
July 31st - Sunday Brunch - Special Guest Terry McDade playing the Harp. 

AUGUST  LINEUP:

August 5th - Friday - Lionel Rault
August 6th - Saturday Brunch - Kent Shore
August 6th - Saturday Evening - Closed for private function
August 7th - Sunday Brunch - Rooster Davis 
August 10th - Wednesday - Read Fenton and the Happy Hep Cats - Swing - New Orleans Style 
August 12th - Friday - Jamie Philp
August 13th - Saturday Brunch - Gareth Gilliland
August 13th - Saturday Evening - Sam Heine and the Misfolks*
August 14th - Sunday Brunch - Brett Hansen
August 17th - Wednesday - Seven Deadly Syncopators - Swing - Big Band
August 19th - Friday - Katherine Fischer* - Country on tour from Ontario
August 20th - Saturday Brunch - John Hewitt
August 20th - Saturday Evening - The Tsunami Brothers* - Surf Music & Dancing!
August 21st - Sunday Brunch - Will Cramer
August 24th - Wednesday - Opera Pub
August 26th - Friday - Ryland Moranz* - On Tour
August 27th - Saturday Brunch - Jim Findlay
August 27th - Saturday Evening -  Off The Rails*
August 28st - Sunday Brunch - Graham Guest
 

Thank-you for supporting live music!

Blue Chair is a gem! Local musicians Chloe Albert and Kyle Mosiuk put on a performance that was much appreciated by a full house crowd. Kudos to the crowd for being respectful and there was little talking over the players. Award winning Alley Cat beer was available. A menu with options for all kinds of diners offering tasty in house specialties. Cozy decor, who could ask for more. Thanks to Harold for such a great table!

Henry Pazder // Google Review //

Thoroughly enjoyed the meal, serving staff  and ambience of the live music. I will be back.

Brad Lohner // Google Review //

Good food and cocktails. Good live music and great atmosphere.

Matthew Dean // Google Review //

Great!! Best Eggs Benedict combinations. How often do you see that the Spinach stems have been cut off? Amazing! Presentation, service & atmosphere, 5 star. Live music later, call first.

Gerry Joly // Google Review //

My husband and I had our wedding reception at the Blue Chair last summer. From the start of planning the party to the night of, Harold and his staff were wonderful and made things very easy for us. Harold was enthusiastic about creating a specialized tapas menu for us and our guests still rave to us about how delicious (and abundant) the food was. He also helped us find great live music that was a blast to dance to. We are so happy we chose the Blue Chair as our venue. It was everything we hoped for and more. I wish we could do it again!

Ageleky Bouzetos // Google Review //

Current Art Exhibition

Artist Diana Billings born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan into an outdoorsy and artistic family. As a young child Diana’s family moved from the prairies to the Northwest Territories and then to northern Alberta. Living in a small town in the north gave Diana an appreciation for the
outdoors and nature. Diana enjoys camping, cycling, walking in nature and sitting around a campfire. Having been raised in an artistic family full of musicians and artists from family members playing rock and bluegrass to others that are glassblowers and sculptors.

Diana learned to appreciate art and music of many forms. The natural course for Diana was to pursue art in several of her career opportunities, such as kitchen design and finally making her own art. Diana has always loved to paint, draw, collage and write. In 2016 Diana returned to school and obtained from the University of Alberta a certificate in Visual Arts, graduating with distinction in 2020. Diana’s favourite subjects to paint are still life and landscapes, being influenced by favourite artist like Andrew Kiss and the paintings of the 16th century Renaissance.

Diana has recently rediscovered her love of writing and is now writing a weekly blog about her favourite artists and their achievements.

Diana looks forward to something new everyday, striving to find new discoveries in life though drawing, painting and writing.