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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 30 August 2016 via mobile

Good coffee, though I wish they had decaf- an Americano just isn't the same. Their Ginger Cream cookies and Macadamia Lace cookies are great.

Thank H W
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Very popular spot, but always a place to sit and enjoy a coffee or tea and something from the kitchen.

Thank Smiley D
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Our son took us here on the first day of our visit, and we went back everyday after! Had the best coffee served by the nicest staff on each visit. although we didn't eat there, the food looked great. We did however try the cakes,...More

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Grabbing one of the alcove window seats with a a view of the street is a nice perk! Went here twice, the first time the coffee was excellent, second mediocre, but worth the spot.

Thank sunbean11
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 19 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 3 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 29 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
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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