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“Favourite coffee shop”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Higher Ground

Higher Ground
Ranked #265 of 3,512 Restaurants in Calgary
Cuisines: Cafe, Canadian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout
Neighborhood: Hillurst
Calgary, Canada
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107 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Favourite coffee shop”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2013

This coffee shop has great lattes, teas and tasty treats! Think chocolate toffee bars and brownies. I come here most Sundays and do work (or not) on my laptop. This place is busy but I have never had to wait more than a few minutes to grab a table. The people are really friendly here too. It's a really nice change change from the chain coffee shops.

  • Visited December 2013
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yyc
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100 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Great location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Fun place to go and meet . lots of options for their over priced food. A good place for a drink, but won't recommend eating here. Parking is difficult

  • Visited November 2012
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Calgary, Canada
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“A better choice than the other coffee chains by far”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2013

The place looks a bit old maybe but a warm atmosphere with a greater choice of coffees and teas.
The service is friendly and the place will remain my favorite in Kensington.

Visited July 2013
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CALGARY
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101 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Needs some maintenance”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

After many years as one of my favorite spots, HG seems to be slipping in character and vibe. There are lots of small repairs needed and the space suffers from general neglect. I hope that ownership cleans, repairs and returns HG to its rightful place.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Robert M
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Calgary, Canada
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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“Funky happening coffee hangout.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2013

Go here often while in Kensington hood. Always busy with a wonderfully eclectic mix of patrons. Lot's of tables, well spread out in a marvelously random manner. Robust menu of teas and coffee concoctions, and fine selection of lite fare for snacks or lite meals. Staff always their own eclectic mix, who really seem to be enjoying themselves. Clean but lived in, this coffee shack is a treat.

Visited February 2013
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