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Merlin's Bar and Grill

Feel Right At Home Even If You Just Got Here
Located at the base of Blackcomb Mountain in Whistler’s Upper Village, where the Wizard Chair rises up and the Size Matters Wonder Routes touches down, Merlin’s home-away-from-home vibe is just one small part of the reason that après sessions here can be so off-the-hook.
Decor inspired by the laidback mountain cabin, Merlin’s has cultivated the spirited vibe of an old-school rec room party free of fundepriving chaperones. The spiritual home of local rockers, The Hairfarmers, Merlin’s offers good times, mountain-high nachos and flowing brews, on tap. Open daily for lunch, dinner and bevys from 11am ‘til late.



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Where legendary tales of epic Whistler nights get their start.

You’ve probably heard some of the more colourful stories from our past (many which involve nudity, infamy and swinging from the rafters). We neither confirm nor deny these rumours. Suffice to say, Merlin’s knows how to ensure a good time is had by all, well beyond the après session. Getting down to awesome live music and DJs is the norm over here, and we invite you to find out for yourself by checking out one of the upcoming events listed below. Like us on Facebook to get the scoop on all upcoming events at Merlin’s as soon as they’re announced.




Chillaxin’ vibes from the patio to the pit to the rafters.

Where the welcome is always warm and the vibe always chill. From the sun-soaked slopeside patio to the bar-side table-dancing tradition to the people-watching perch of the mezzanine level, Merlin’s is all about good times spent together with good people. Merlin’s is a clubhouse for those who are all about mountain culture, loads of nachos, and making sure that every ski day ends with a bang (and possibly a group shot-ski or a conga line.) Grab a pint and show off your skills on the pool table, debate the day’s best run with new friends or prove you really do know it all at trivia night. In summer, Merlin’s hosts jam sessions on the patio and offers creative drink concoctions using fresh ingredients from the Sunday Farmers’ Market.


11am - Late (Kids Welcome 'till 10)


Sit back & stuff your face with deliciousness our taste buds will give thanks.

There’s so much more to meal time than simply ketchup on burger. Fresh ingredients and interesting and delicious culinary twists add some serious flavour to your food without getting overly fancy pants. Get into the permissive spirit of the place and give one of Merlin’s Winter Drink masterpieces, like the Chair Six, a try while you’re at it.

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Family Certified
Whistler Blackcomb offers a variety of healthy food options so your little ones get the high quality energy they need to make it from first to last chair. Learn More
Nutritional Options as Varied as our Terrain
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Group Events

One of the most famous party venues in Whistler awaits you at Merlins, where views of Blackcomb mountain are plentiful both inside and out. Merlins is located across from the Wizard Chair at the base of Blackcomb Mountain and is within easy walking distance from Whistler's major hotels.

Merlins is Whistler Blackcomb's most club-like venue and dancing is encouraged on the bar and any other flat surface! Merlins design and decor includes the following:

  • Spacious outdoor patio
  • Wall to wall windows
  • Live-music stage with full electrical hook ups
  • Suspended gondola-car-dj station
  • Upstairs mezzanine with pool table, additional seating and a smaller bar
Main Floor 155 1st Floor 3000 sq. ft

Download the Floor Plan for Merlins.



Right location. Right atmosphere. Right on.

Located right at the base of Blackcomb Mountain and within a 10 minute walk to Whistler Village, Merlin’s is the perfect location for a function. With wall to wall windows looking out towards amazing mountain scenery and the cozy feel of a cabin serviced by friendly and professional staff, Merlin’s offers everything you need to ensure your event is a resounding success.

Artists & Promoters (Contact Merlin's) merlins@whistlerblackcomb.com

Event Planners & Organizers (Contact Sales) wbgroups@vailresorts.com



4553 Blackcomb Way Whistler, BC, Canada V0N 1B4

Hours:  Daily 11am-1am.

Phone: 604-938-7700

Email:  merlinsbar@whistlerblackcomb.com 

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