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A place to visit

Nice restaurants and shops,many young people.Cheerful atmosphere.Walk around and discover for... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Toronto, Canada
Has become a Feature Attraction in YYC!

Great walking and people watching location. Fascinating pubs-cafes-restaurants- retail shops-and... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
alan a
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Active nightlife, dining and holistic shopping area.
1131 Kensington Rd NW Th 10, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P4, Canada
Northwest Calgary
+1 403-283-4810
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is still one of the unique places in Calgary. Lots of little shops and interesting things to look at while strolling around the streets. There is a great old toy store, a neat book store, quaint gift shops and plenty of cafes, pubs and...More

Thank Usia2014
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

A nice area to take a leisurely walk, stopping in some of the independent local shops, restaurants and pubs. You can't go wrong in checking out these local offerings. Take the time to cross Memorial Drive and walk along the river. End your day at...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Kensington is a small but pretty must do area if you like to walk around outdoors and sit at a cafe or go into little boutiques etc. i enjoyed it and thought it was a great part of the city.

Thank 573suzel
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Lots of shops and restaurants. Kensington is like a little hamlet where you can find unique things to purchase. The restaurants vary in price and food selection. Nice place to spend a few hours at.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Nice restaurants and shops,many young people.Cheerful atmosphere.Walk around and discover for yourself.There is also a cat cafe where you can go spend some time with the felines.

Thank gdi2011
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Great walking and people watching location. Fascinating pubs-cafes-restaurants- retail shops-and small business offices. Also involves a high-density residential community, which utilizes this district real well! Unfortunately---parking is abysmal! Arrive earl! Or take the transit! Good luck!

Thank alan a
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My husband and I really enjoyed spending a few hours in this trendy, but totally comfortable neighborhood. Parking was a little challenging and we had to drive around quite a bit before we found an open spot, so maybe better to walk here if you're...More

Thank Alverda3
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

A wonderful place to visit just across the river from downtown. Can spend an afternoon walking around.

Thank OWD1
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Just a short walk - or C-train Red Line ride - from the main shopping areas, Kensington offers a wide range of places to browse, eat and shop in a human-scale setting. Get there via the Bow River path network, criss-crossing the river en route...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Kensington offers a perfect blend of gastro-pubs, cafes and coffee stops, funky unique boutiques, movie theaters and family friendly restaurants. Spend and hour, or spend the day...there is always something happening along one of the premier districts in Calgary. Walking distance to Riley park, the...More

Thank magoosmom
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