Oxbow Restaurant

The Art of Good Food in Kensington, Calgary

Enjoy comfort food favorites with a lavish twist. Nestled in Hotel Arts Kensington, just minutes from Downtown Calgary, Oxbow offers you cozy gathering place to enjoy imaginative food & drink with good company. 

We love to play with our menu, infusing traditional comfort food favourites with a twist. Crafted with local and seasonal ingredients, Oxbow welcomes you to appreciate dining as it was meant to be: honestly uncomplicated.

So stay for a little, stay for a while. Oxbow Restaurant in Calgary’s Kensington neighbourhood inspires delightfully unexpected experiences for you to share with both new friends and familiar company.

Comfort Food with a Creative Twist

Oxbow showcases the cuisine of Executive Chef Quinn Staple and Chef de Cuisine Myles Perry. Oxbow also features a multi-course a la carte brunch on Sunday mornings. 

Oxbow Restaurant & Patio is now open.

Hours (effective June 16th):

Wednesday to Saturday | 4:00 pm to close

Sunday Brunch | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm


Public parkade is available directly across 10A Street. Street parking surrounding the hotel is also available and is free after 6:00 p.m. 


Dog Friendly Patio

Oxbow's Patio is now dog friendly!

We are excited to welcome your well-behaved to Oxbow's riverview patio.

Please respect the following rules:

  • Please keep dogs off furniture
  • Please only use dogware provided
  • Dog must remain leashed & under control at all times
  • Dog must be licensed with the City of Calgary & up-to-date on immunizations
  • Clean up kits are available

Group Dining & Catering at Oxbow

Whether you’re looking to host a private party at the restaurant or you want us to bring the food to you, we have a delicious solution for your next special event.  

Specials & Events

Seasonal specials and unique dining experiences. Find out more about what is coming up next at Oxbow Restaurant.