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Great strolling area!

Great little area to stroll and poke in and out of shops! Be sue to check out the Kensington Pub... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2018
Ontario Canada
Take a trip back in time

It is so cool that the owners of the Plaza Theatre have maintained the building and the theatre. It... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Lori B
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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 February 15, 2019

easy walking, small town feel and charm, several good bars, some with entertainment, parks and river walks, excellent area

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John C
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Great little area to stroll and poke in and out of shops! Be sue to check out the Kensington Pub if you like that authentic pub feel!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MeggOntario
Reviewed October 23, 2018

This is still a wonderful place, walkable from downtown - just over a half hour's walk from the Calgary Tower. On my recent visit, I was impressed that they have squeezed a good amount of parking on the west side of the 10 Street /...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

It is so cool that the owners of the Plaza Theatre have maintained the building and the theatre. It is a small, cozy theatre that brings back great classic movies and also shows the art of new, upcoming and sometimes local film makers. Provides an...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Lori B
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic area, so close to downtown Calgary but yet a huge eclectic group of diverse shopping and consuming experiences, don’t miss the cat cuddling cafe!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 777SarahB777
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Calgary has a few very interesting boutique areas, but Kensington is still Number One! There are lots and lots of shops, restaurants, bars and cafes - it would take a long time to sample every one. In the summer, there also many outdoor patios, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BenLar137
Reviewed May 9, 2018

This past summer I realized I had missed the boat. I grew up nearby Kensington and never realized how many cool fringe events take place at venues throughout the neighbourhood such as the movie-&-drinks nights at the Plaza Theatre, board gaming at Hexagon Cafe, or...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank c4wley
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Quaint shops, nice streets to walk around. Also a short walk from downtown, worth the trip if you're up for a stroll.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank felroz
Reviewed April 15, 2018

This is an old neibouhoor close to the heart of Calgary. There are many unique shops and coffee shops and restaurants in the area. My favourite toy store is livingston and clave. There are also unique gift shops a teatre that sort of looks art...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank starkman2017
Reviewed April 9, 2018

This is a great place to walk around. There are lots of good shops and restaurants. The problem is the parking. You will just have to be patient, or park a few blocks away, and walk to the area.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Professional-Pilgrim
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