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The Dove's Nest

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106A-1600 90 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2V 5A8, Canada
+1 403-258-3300
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10:00 - 17:00
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Toronto, Canada
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for a late lunch (2 pm) and were pleasantly surprised - the decor is neutral throughout, with quaint tables and wooden chairs. Many tea rooms have tables crammed together in a small space - this is not the case with The Dove's Nest. One can easily take off a coat or put one on, without going to... More 

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Thank highlandancer
Calgary, Canada
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177 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Just love having lunch here - Gail is the best! I am addicted to the scones with Devonshire cream - it's my drug of choice. The quiche is absolutely the best too. At least once per week and have not had enough yet.

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Thank Vladimir1968
Calgary, Canada
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177 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The scones and devonshire cream here are my constant craving. I try to keep myself to only once per week. The service and atmosphere are great, and it doesn't hurt that I am usually one of the youngest people there. ;)

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Thank Vladimir1968
United States
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The Dove's Nest is one of my all time favourite places. The food is delicious and they offer some of the best Gluten Free options on the continent! The owner and staff take pride and care in creating a warm environment and delicious treats for customers. Us "girls" mom, grandma and I used to be regulars and now that grandma... More 

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Thank OnTheRoadAgain45888
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Tad pricey if on a buget, right by heritage park and nice selection of loose teas, the one worker looked a tad like Helen Miren hehe

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Thank Tasha C
Victoria, Canada
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363 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

My partner and I were in Calgary recently for a brief getaway. While in town, we made it a point to try at least one High Tea. We selected the Dove's Nest based, in part, on the good reviews it's received on this site; and, I can say, without hesitation, we were not disappointed in our choice. First, a brief... More 

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Thank PookyCake
Calgary, Canada
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177 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The best quiche I have ever had, and I am not even fan of quiche. The scones with Devonshire cream are terrific. The service is great, the owner is very hospitable. We try to go once a week.

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Thank Vladimir1968
Bangkok, Thailand
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38 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

My sisters and I went to the Doves Nest in the Glenmore Landing, a strip mall in SW Calgary. It's a bit unexpected to find a tea room in a strip mall, but it's a wonderful surprise. We ordered herbal teas to go with our sandwiches, scones, and sweets, and they kept filling up our teapots as often as we'd... More 

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Thank Khru_JoAnne
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We made our regular visit to the Dove's Nest this last week of sandwiches and tea. We decided not to have the full High Tea this time as neither of us were hungry enough to eat all of that offering. The sandwiches were freshly made and delicious, the tea, hot and fragrant. We ended our meal with a scone with... More 

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Thank Lorraine G
Airdrie, Alberta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

My mum treated my girls (23 & 15) and me to high tea, it was a lovely experience. You may look at the platters when they first come out and think it's not much especially for the price but everything is made fresh to order and made in house. Believe me you are stuffed when finished....if you can finish! The... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Canadian, American, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106A-1600 90 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2V 5A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-258-3300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?