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Higher Ground

#189 of 3,013 Restaurants in Calgary}
1126 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P3, Canada
+1 403-270-3780
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (3 reviews)
“great coffee” (5 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Canadian
1126 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Olga S
Reviewed 31 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 17 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 29 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 15 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
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped for first time and were very pleasantly surprised. Higher Ground is a reminder to the truth that there are so many better local coffee shops than big chains like Starbucks. Nice setting, great service, 3 fireplaces to sit by, and most importantly excellent coffee....More

Thank Jonathon H
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
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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