Duration: 6 - 9 p.m. Thursdays
Location: Kensington District in Calgary
*Group max: 14. Tours held rain, shine, sleet or snow. Non-refundable. Price $95+GST+EZTix fee and includes food, non-alcohol beverages and tips for our vendors. Our guides accept gratuities, at your discretion.
Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes.
Guests under 18 years of age will receive non-alcohol beverages. All guests should drink responsibly
Hang out with friends or meet and make new ones on this intimate tour of one of Calgary’s most liveable areas – cozy Kensington. You’ll nibble and nosh the neighbourhood as we visit five businesses that will have you feeling you’ve become part of their family. From lively pubs and restaurants to hands-on experiences and private tastings, you’ll see why we keep Craving Kensington.
Everything made in-house from scratch by classically trained chefs like owner Cameron Dobranski.
The Naked Leaf Tea Shop
This definitely qualifies as a hidden gem.
Crave Cookies and Cupcakes
Once you've tasted the homemade goodness of these, every other cupcake gets measured on "the Crave meter".
Cheese and beverage pairings will be different each time we visit.
Owned by the Tudda family since 1974, son Dominic was the 1st chef in Canada to receive and maintain the strict certification of true Neapolitan pizza.
The tours are held rain, shine, or snow. The walking distance between the establishments on the tour is very short and we will enjoy our tastings inside in the event of poor weather. Please check the weather conditions for your days event and dress appropriately – including footwear.
Please be sure to let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restrictions (e.g. if you are vegetarian, have celiac disease or severe food allergies) This is one of the questions you must fill in before you can purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can usually accommodate your needs.
Gratuities for all our partner’s staff are included in our prices. Gratuities for our guides are not included but are greatly appreciated and completely at your discretion. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 15- 20%.
All of our tastings are paired with a hand-crafted non-alcohol beverage. Due to provincial regulations, we are currently unable to include alcohol in our price. On some of our tours, key partners will offer a specific alcohol pairing an exclusive price to our guests which is then payable directly to that vendor.
Yes, bathrooms are available during the tour at selected food-tasting locations. Your guide will point them out as the tour progresses.
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Carrie S, TripAdvisor
This tour was different because at each place the owner or staff actually spoke to our group about what they were serving us, giving us information on where the produce comes from and how they prepare it. Totally worth it!