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Higher Ground

1126 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P3, Canada
+1 403-270-3780
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • 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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21 - 30 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 14 July 2016

My favorite coffee shop in Calgary. There are only so many ways you can do a coffee shop so when you see one done differently like the Higher Ground, you appreciate the out-of-box thinking on a plainly normal and heavily replicated idea. The specialty coffee...More

Thank hybridfuels
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Great service. Love their snow dragon tea sweetened with honey. Service is good. Really cozy place to visit on a cold spring day.

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

I indulge myself with coffee from Higher Ground most weekdays. I work a few doors away.Great fair trade shade grown coffee and pleasant staff. The food is great too.

Thank GlobalFolkart
Reviewed 1 June 2016

I hadn't gone here for coffee for many years though I had heard great things during that time. When I finally got there I was really impressed. The size (double what it originally was), the menu, the baked goods, the coffee (really nice) and the...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The ladies had a spa day in Kensington and I met them at Higher Ground. I believe that if anything a coffee shop shows its true colours when it gets really busy. You can see it in the faces of the servers as well as...More

1  Thank OpdCgy
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This trendy coffee shop features a nice selection of comfort foods, a cozy fireplace, and plenty of seating. All of the coffee & espresso options are 100% organic and fair trade. All of the teas are also organic. If you like coconut, try the coconut...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 21 April 2016

They have a great selection and good service. Good location and seating. Skip the Starbucks chain and check this place out!

1  Thank Karpedmgirl
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Good coffee, good snacks, great atmosphere and excellent for people watching if you can get a window seat.

Thank Sara782
Reviewed 28 February 2016

I come back time and time again for their London Fog. Great atmosphere, although can be hard to find a table at times. Super popular place. I've had a few meals here too, and found the food to be alright. A great place to meet...More

Thank onehappylittlelady
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Ordered a macchiato during a quiet period on a Saturday morning. Specifically asked if they make traditional macchiatos (a proper/traditional macchiato is just a dollop of foam) and the cashier said yes. I confirmed my order of a traditional macchiato and when my order was...More

Thank InYourFaceNutrition
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • 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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