Cold Outside, Cozy Within


In the epicentre of Downtown Calgary, you’ll find the renowned West Village Towers neighbourhood—a testament to modern living and an upscale lifestyle. While the season’s frosty tendrils slowly envelop the city, painting a picture of a winter wonderland, the residents of this distinguished enclave are not to be deterred from their quest for outdoor enjoyment.


Many might perceive winter as a time for cocooning indoors, wrapped up in blankets with a hot beverage in hand. However, downtown Calgary challenges this narrative, extending a warm invitation outside. How? Through its innovative heated patios that redefine outdoor relaxation even in the nippiest of temperatures.


Now, if you’re thinking that these patios might be a trek away from the West Village Towers, think again. These cozy retreats are but a brief 5-minute or less drive away. Whether you’re in the mood for a cup of cocoa, a heartwarming meal, or simply the allure of a fireplace paired with ambient lighting, these patios have it all. So, buckle up and prepare to discover the winter gems that downtown Calgary has in store!


Chilitos Taberna

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Picture this: a quaint spot on 17th Avenue where you can savour the authentic flavours of Mexico. Chilitos Taberna isn’t just about the food; it’s about the whole experience. Their patio, shielded from the harsh elements, is endowed with powerful heaters that create a snug atmosphere. And if you thought the heaters were warm, wait until you sample their vast tequila selection. A couple of sips, and you’ll feel a gentle warmth blossoming from within. (4 minutes from West Village Towers) 


Bottlescrew Bill’s Pub

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For the beer enthusiasts and the dog lovers, Bottlescrew Bill’s Pub offers the best of both worlds. Imagine lounging in an outdoor space, shielded from unpredictable weather, with your furry friend by your side. The allure? A staggering choice of 300 beers, from local brews to international bestsellers, complemented by a menu that tantalizes the taste buds. (5 minutes from West Village Towers) 


Comery Block 

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Yet another gem on 17th Avenue, Comery Block beckons BBQ aficionados. Smoke-infused flavours, generous servings, and a drink menu to match, this spot guarantees satisfaction. But it’s not just about the BBQ. Their extended patio, complete with heaters and umbrellas, ensures you remain cozy while enjoying Calgary’s vibrant street scenes. (5 minutes from West Village Towers) 


Bonterra Trattoria 

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Fancy a mini Italian escape? Bonterra Trattoria promises just that. This hidden oasis, though weather-dependent, transports you straight to a Tuscan villa. Every element, from the warmth of the fireplace to the carefully curated wine list, complements the exquisite pasta dishes. Pro tip: Make a reservation to guarantee a spot. (3 minutes from West Village Towers) 


Hayden Block 

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Hayden Block boasts two patios, but the enclosed one is where the magic truly happens. It’s a haven for those seeking solace from the winter chills. With ample coverage and effective heaters, it’s a cozy escape where you can unwind and indulge in good food and conversation. (4 minutes from West Village Towers) 


The Living Room 

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As night falls and 17th Ave starts buzzing, The Living Room becomes the go-to. The warmth of their outdoor fireplaces, coupled with a well-crafted drink menu, makes it perfect for those chilly evenings. The ambiance? Think of laid-back luxury where you can relax, sip, and engage in the timeless art of people-watching. (5 minutes from West Village Towers) 


Free House YYC 


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With a patio that’s nothing short of spectacular, Free House YYC stands out. Bask in the warmth of their heaters while taking in panoramic views of the picturesque Kensington Neighbourhood. Their vast space ensures you don’t feel cramped, and their menu – is a testament to local craft and culinary expertise. (5 minutes from West Village Towers) 


Elevate Your Living: The Luxury of West Village Towers 

As the snow falls and the festive lights brighten up Downtown Calgary, the city thrives in a unique winter vibe. But why confine to the indoors? These patios not only offer warmth but also stand out for their character and closeness to the West Village Towers. 

Living at West Village Towers isn’t just about luxury living. It’s about indulging in a lifestyle that brings new adventures to your doorstep every day, encapsulated by vibrant local events, a thriving community, state-of-the-art amenities, and meticulously crafted spaces. At West Village Towers, you’re not just a resident; you’re part of a grand narrative. Here’s to experiences that define living at its best. Cheers!