Calgary – Craving Kensington

Duration: 6 - 9 p.m. Thursdays

Location: Kensington District in Calgary

Adult

$95*

CAD

*Price $95 plus GST and EZTix fee. Group size limited to 14. Non-refundable. Price includes all tabs, tax and tips for our vendor's staff. Our guides accept gratuities - at your discretion. Tours held rain, shine, sleet or snow.

Meet up with your friends or make new ones - Thursday is the new Friday in this fun part of town.

  • You might make it to 1 or 2 places on your own in an evening - we'll take you to 5 of our favourites.
  • No matter what the weather, every business is only a few steps away so we're going year round.
  • Canapes, cheeses, pizza, salad, tea, wines, beer, spirits, sweet treats and cupcakes - need we say more.

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.

All hits and no misses - we'll float past the line-ups and taste the best this cozy neighbourhood has to offer.

Brasserie 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".

Peasant Cheese Shop and Kensington Wine Market

Cheese and beverage pairings will be different each time we visit.

Pulcinella Ristorante

Owned by the Tudda family since 1974, son Dominic was the 1st chef in Canada to be and to maintain the strict certification of true Neapolitan pizza.

Be on time and meet at Brasserie Kensington - 1131 Kensington Crescent NW Our guide will be waiting for you. Just ask for the Calgary Food Tours table.

Meeting Location

1131 Kensington Road Northwest
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

What do we do in case of bad weather?

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.

What if I have dietary restrictions or allergies?

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.

Do I need to tip?

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%.

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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!

Carrie S, TripAdvisor

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