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Higher Ground

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1126 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P3, Canada
+1 403-270-3780
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (3 reviews)
“great coffee” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian
1126 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P3, Canada
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Reviewed 21 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
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Very good place with tasty food snd especially coffee. Good location and staff. Took coconut latte macchiato and

Thank Olga S
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Visited 4 times for coffee and breakfast. Nice staff and really down to earth. Nice breakfast burritos.

Thank denbhea
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Good location, quick service. The baked goods looked great but we didn't get any as we just had breakfast downstairs at The Daily

Thank Kristen T
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Higher Ground is an institution in Calgary. Located in the heart of Kensington, I consider this to be one of the most ... dare say I, important, coffee shops in the city. The atmosphere is why this place is so amazing. The coffee is pretty...More

Thank dresdenk
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Opened later than a lot of cafes close to downtown. Open till midnight! Gluten free & vegan snacks and pastries/cakes. They have BUTTER BEER!!! It was incredible. We also had a white chocolate chai latte & a lavender latte and they were great. Froth was...More

Thank Sasha H
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We stopped by for a coffee on the morning of our last day in Calgary. We were not disappointed. The coffee was excellent and the ambience was comfortable.

Thank RC1944
Reviewed 28 May 2017

A very relaxing place to visit for a good cuppa. Good range of teas made in the pot with boiling water, and a tempting array of home made cakes. Strong free wifi signal to keep in touch. An excellent spot to take a break from...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Tried the matcha latte but was poor to say the least. Very low grade matcha. Staff could have a smile on their face and be a lot more friendly. Inside is cool space with some cool artwork on walls for sale.

Thank Luke L
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Was recommended this place by a friend. On a freezing cold day it was easy to find. In a lovely part of the city it welcomed me with friendly staff and an incredible selection of unique warm drinks and plenty of food to serve that...More

Thank Navin L
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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch
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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