Mount Royal is one of Calgary’s most historic and prestigious communities. Made up of Upper Mount Royal to the south and Lower Mount Royal to the north, an escarpment along Cameron and Royal SW avenues separates the two. Upper Mount Royal has plenty of large character homes, while Lower Mount Royal is characterized by townhomes and condominiums. With rapidly-growing residential and commercial areas, Mount Royal continues to be a highly desirable place to live in Calgary.
Places to Shop
Fall in love with luxurious home furnishings at Modern Duke. The store’s collection includes custom furniture, lighting, bath products, decor accents, and jewelry. Paul and Elmira Barry source products from around the world and help their clients create visually stunning and comfortable spaces at home.
Frank + Oak
Time for a seasonal wardrobe update? Visit Frank + Oak for trendy clothing that will take you from the boardroom to brunch. The collection houses mens’ clothing, shoes, accessories, and unique lifestyle items. The brand’s motto: “Don’t just dress up. Step Up.”
Mount Royal Village
Located on 16 Avenue SW, Mount Royal Village is a one-stop shop for everyday needs. The complex includes retailers such as West Elm and Browns Social House restaurant. You can also find a variety of beauty, medical, and professional services in the area, including the Oasis Wellness Centre & Spa.
Places to Eat
Award-winning MARKET offers farm-to-table fare and handcrafted cocktails. The menu is made up of fresh, regional, and seasonal food with a focus on house-made ingredients: they grow their own vegetables, make their own cheese, and butcher and cure their own meats. Enjoy lunch or dinner in the restaurant’s ultra sleek and contemporary setting.
Who doesn’t love Italian food? For delicious Italian cuisine in Mount Royal, head over to Cibo. From mouth-watering pizzas and pastas to salads, there is something for everyone in the family on the menu. Drop by during late night pizza happy hour (every night, final hour) for half off the regular pizza menu.
Ollia Macarons & Tea
For a sweet treat, visit Ollia Macarons & Tea in Mount Royal. The beautifully-designed shop offers modern macarons in delicious and unusual flavours like Black Truffle & Parmesan, Sugared Mini Donuts and Fig & Balsamic. They also offer a selection of organic teas. You can even sign up for a “Macaron 101” baking class to learn the secrets of making the perfect macaron.
Things to Do
Nestled between Mount Royal and and Elbow Park, Glencoe Club is Calgary’s premier private sports and social club. Enjoy programs and facilities for aquatics, badminton, bowling, and much more. The club also offers a variety of services (childcare, massage, physiotherapy), dining options, and special event spaces.
Schools in the Area
Mount Royal has both public and private school options. Nearby public schools include Mount Royal Junior High School and Western Canada High School. The Montessori School of Calgary offers comprehensive programs for children aged three to 12.
Discover available properties in this neighbourhood by visiting Sotheby’s International Realty Canada.