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Higher Ground

1126 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P3, Canada
+1 403-270-3780
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“coconut cake” (2 reviews)
“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 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 9 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
Reviewed 3 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 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
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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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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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