PIE JUNKIES // Their newly launched menu will steal a piece of your heart- now that's something we know for sure!

Our mouths are watering just looking at this peanut butter mousse pie topped with chocolate ganache.
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PEPPINOS // Not your average sandwich shop. With over 80 years of combined culinary knowledge in the food industry, family owned and operated @peppinos is dishing up the perfect combo of delicious and simple Italian fare.
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OPENMIC NIGHTS // Whats your go to song? Or maybe it’s an original hit! One thing we know for sure is that we can't wait to find out.

For the next few months our pals, @freehouseyyc, are hosting an OpenMic nights with musical hosts, The Enablers!

Mark your calendars, book your table, and join them this Saturday, January 15 from 4-7 p.m. to claim your stage and enjoy SunnyCider and Bramble Cider on special and happy hour from 3-6 p.m.
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REDS DINER // Let there be brunch! At @redsdinerkensington skipping brunch is never an issue with their all day breakfast menu. After all, it is the most important meal of the day!
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THE ROASTERIE // Looking for the perfect addition to your morning routine? Visit @the_roasterie and find the right roast for you!

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PB and J // A timeless combo, so it's no wonder @pbandjyyc is grilling up sandwiches rich in flavour. With quality craftsmanship feel free to stick with one of the classics or be daring and enjoy one of their specialities-like this Smashed Burger Sandwich!
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PIE JUNKIE // Ring in the new year with a special treat from @piejunkieyyc. We're talking made from scratch, quality ingredients, baked in a buttery flaky crust. Sweet or savoury - why not both?!
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THE URBAN SHAVE // Treat yourself to a shave and a haircut from @theurbanshaveyyc. Seriously, nothing feels better than a hot towel straight razor shave and a fresh cut.
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Take happy hour to the next level and put a little holiday spirit in your step at @eatcrowyyc every day from open until 5:30p.m.
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Wishing everyone some #kensingtonlove on this joyous eve. Have a happy holidays and a merry Christmas.
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Welcome to Kensington

With over 250 businesses, Kensington is one of Calgary’s most vibrant communities.

Whether you want to bike along the river, stroll the neighbourhood while sipping some of Calgary’s finest coffee or spend the night listening to live music – Kensington has it all! Considered Calgary’s Urban Village, Kensington offers a unique, inner-city experience. Located just off the Sunnyside LRT Station and walking distance from downtown, it’s possible to spend an entire day exploring the shops and restaurants, or an entire weekend by staying at one of the beautiful boutique hotels.

Over 250 businesses offering
dining, shopping & services

Surrounding population of
 10,000+ residents

3,000 people employed
by our member businesses

BIG BIG NEWS!!

Full BIA Levy Paid for by City of Calgary!

To support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic The City has applied a BIA tax credit towards the entire 2021 BIA tax levy for our Kensington Member Businesses! The BIA tax credit funding is equal to the total 2021 BIA tax levy.

Learn more about  through these links:

Featured Businesses

Local Ethiopian coffee taste!

Whether you like coffee or espresso, medium roast or dark or decaf. we’ve perfected it all.
Aggüdo Coffee

Local 420 solutions!

Approaching cannabis in a socially responsible manner, ensuring we’re providing our consumers with the best products.
Four 20 Premium Market

Cheesy goodness!

Over 30 years of cheese mongering experience.
member of the guilde Internationale des fromagers.
Peasant Cheese

Gifts from around the world!

Featuring Putumayo world music Cd’s, clothing crafts and jewelry expressing the spirit of many cultures.
Mañana Imports & Gifts

Local and delicious!

The leading choice for people seeking quick, nutritious meals that the whole family can enjoy.
Subway

eNewsletters

Our eNewsletters provide the most up-to date information, resources and opportunities for our member businesses written by our Executive Director, Annie MacInnis

 

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“One of my favourite communities in Calgary! Great for strolls, shopping, dining…you name it, Kensington’s got it!”

“It’s the perfect community for dining, shopping or just walking around. So many great local businesses!”

“Always glad
we chose Kensington to build our business.”
~ Mike, Sidestreet Pub

“I love Kensington. I’ve been visiting it for 20 years and although it keeps getting better, I love how it still has the same welcoming feel.”