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Higher Ground

1126 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P3, Canada
+1 403-270-3780
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“coconut cake” (2 reviews)
“great coffee” (6 reviews)
“coffee house” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian
1126 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met a friend for tea and cake and live music. The place was buzzing and the music was great but the service was mediocre and the pumpkin cake was flavourless. I’ll go back but I doubt I’d have a treat.

Thank Nico B
Reviewed 2 September 2018

If you want to support a local (and I like to) you could do worse. Higher Ground is one of Kensington's original coffee shops and unlike others, they have managed to keep up with the times. Friendly service, welcoming decor, ample seating, and an indoor...More

Thank Duncan M
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Came here early before breakfast one day, myself a cappuccino I was given the option of of sizing which was quite confusing for me, I chose the small. Upon receiving the “cappuccino” I was greeted with a fairly large 15 ounce mug and was quite...More

Thank Ethan S
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Higher Ground is a super place to meet for a nice lunch, a good coffee, or a visit with a friend. Nice seating, great location in Kensington, some good lunch options. And their coffee is excellent

Thank Pam R
Reviewed 17 April 2018

A great place for a meeting or just to sit with some friends for a coffee. Plenty of sitting places but does get busy. Coffee drinks quality is good, and some good eats and sweets as well.

Thank Kirk's G
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I love visiting new and different coffee shops and I chose this one because of its high rating. I made my order quickly and chose a turkey sandwich for lunch, because it said it had apple on it and I was intrigued. The sandwich was...More

Thank amydray
Reviewed 11 January 2018

This is a great coffee shop. The cafe is so cosy and inviting, and the coffee is great. I loved coming to do work here, although you can't always find a spot to sit. The food is also delicious and the service is excellent.

Thank CanAdventure
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Skip the Starbucks and head on over here. They have a large number of drinks to choose from and a lot of nice treats to snack on. It’s local and pretty nice too. The coconut cake is the best coconut dessert I’ve had. It’s a...More

Thank Mickie00
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Luxurious and generous espresso and coffee drinks. Satisfying lunch options including vegan chili. Whole family was pleased on our first visit to Calgary.

Thank MartySchlenker
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I LOVE coming in to Higher Ground. I've been going to this cafe for several years now, and the experience is fantastic every time. The service is always great (very friendly staff) and the drinks excellent. The food is super tasty, especially the stuff made...More

Thank sabrinas08
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Cafe, Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1126 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Hillurst
  • Neighbourhood: Hillurst
  • Phone Number: +1 403-270-3780
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