If you love to sample delicious urban fare, you’ll love living close to Kensington! There is no shortage of places to enjoy an intimate dinner or grab a quick bite after an evening out.
Vero Bistro Moderne, Hillhurst-Sunnyside
Vero Bistro Moderne on 10th Street NW rates highly with reviewers and patrons alike and what’s not to love! It features modern interpretations of Italian and French cuisine, gets full marks for sumptuous dishes, and extra points for design, ambience and supporting local producers and suppliers. Open for brunch, lunch and dinner. Don’t miss out on ‘No Menu Tuesdays’ or ‘Dinner on Sundays’, two weekly events which feature prix fixe dining experiences.
Peppinos Italian Deli, Hillhurst
Peppinos Italian Deli on Kensington Road NW is definitely worth sampling if you crave delicious made-to-order sandwiches (42 varieties at last count!), a huge variety of salads, or any one of 200+ homemade food products. This family-owned and operated eatery is a great eat-in or take-out option when you desire a gourmet, home-made meal. Peppinos Italian Deli also offers corporate and private catering complete with a full range of antipasta, cheeses and cold meats.
Chef’s Table, Hillhurst
For a contemporary and truly fine dining experience, you do not want to miss this award-winning, AAA 4-Diamond rated restaurant: Chef’s Table at Kensington Riverside Inn. Enjoy exquisite dishes expertly prepared and artfully presented by the talented executive chef and his team, paired thoughtfully from an extensive list of premium wines and followed by a selection of decadent desserts. Everything is complemented by flawlessly attentive service in a delightful upscale setting. Open for breakfast, weekend brunch, and dinner.
Krista Kehoe, Calgary real estate agent & REALTOR®