Find the status of Belly of the Bison liquor licence application, item #22-08

Applicant or licensee

Earls Restaurant (Whitehorse) Ltd.

Name of premises

Belly of the Bison (Edgewater Hotel)

Status of application, item #22-08


Application details

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Location of premises

101 Main Street, Whitehorse, Yukon

Nature of the application

New application seeking approval in principle for the expansion to the outside patio.

Current liquor licences

Best Western Hotel:  Food Primary – All Liquor Primary – All, Off Premises, Room Service and Special

Earls Restaurant:  Food Primary – All and Liquor Primary - All Liquor.

Edgewater Hotel:  Special

Belly of the Bison:  Food Primary - All, and Room Service

Number of licensed premises in the area

There are currently 46 Food Primary – All liquor licences in the Whitehorse area. The closest licensed premises that holds this licence type is the Dirty Northern Public House and Miner’s Daughter Eatery which is adjacent to the applicant’s premises (approximately 44 metres).

Issues and considerations

Structure and premises

The Edgewater Hotel is a boutique hotel situated in a 2-storey heritage building with 32 modern guest rooms. The Belly of the Bison is a restaurant within the Edgewater Hotel and has a current maximum occupant capacity of 150 people (100 inside and 50 outside). The current patio is located on the sidewalk along Front St. The expansion will see the patio wrap around to be along Main Street as well. A new capacity measurement will be required once the deck expansion is complete. 


Will consist of a selection of appetizers, soups, salads, steaks, entrées, sides and desserts.

Hours of business and hours of liquor service

The business hours are 6 am to 2 am, with liquor service hours being 9 am – 2 am, 7 days a week.

For questions about applying for a liquor licence email or phone 867 667 5245.