Find the status of Belly of the Bison's liquor licence application, item #22-17


Earls Restaurant (Whitehorse) Ltd.

Name of Premises

Belly of the Bison (Edgewater Hotel)

Application details

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Location of premises

101 Main Street, Whitehorse, Yukon

Nature of the application

Change to existing licence application seeking approval to expand licensed area into the lobby.

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.
Coast High Country Inn: Food Primary – All, Liquor Primary – All, Off Premises, Room Service and 3 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

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 133 people (100 inside and 33 outside).


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


The business hours are 6:00 AM – 2:00 AM, with liquor service hours being 9:00 AM – 2:00 AM, 7 days a week.