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The Highwood


Open during renovations

Our building is undergoing renovations, but our students are still serving up great meals. We look forward to having you dine with us during this exciting transformation. Your continued support is essential to student success.

Please take note of our temporary entrance.


Whether you are looking for an outstanding buffet, an a la carte lunch of daily features or a five-course dinner, the Highwood will give you a unique and delicious dining experience.

Rated as one of Calgary's top restaurants by OpenTable guests, prepare to be delighted by SAIT's Professional Cooking, Hospitality Management and Baking and Pastry Arts students. An award-winning facility, The Highwood offers students the opportunity to provide world-class cuisine and service under the expert guidance of distinguished chefs and hospitality professionals.

Reservations are required at this hot spot, open for lunch and dinner. Book online or by phone at 403.284.8615 x 2.


Monday to Friday

Seatings at 11:30 am or noon

Lunch menu

Thursday lunch buffet

Seatings at 11 am, 11:30 am or noon

Lunch patron parking information


Monday to Thursday

Seatings at 6, 6:30 and 7 pm

Dinner menu

Dinner patron parking information


"Absolutely loved it...excellent presentation, service, attention to detail and outstanding food" ~ Pattie

"Menu selection was better than I've ever seen...truly a gem of a lunch spot!" ~ Alamo

"I had taken two business clients to the Highwood for lunch and it was most enjoyable. The food choices were great and the meal was delicious. We will be back." ~ Weekender

"The students and faculty ensure that the food is over the top fantastic. The wine and cocktail list is notable. The atmosphere is calming never crowded and never rushed." ~ Smitty