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Summer Hours:

Monday to Wednesday: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

Thursday and Friday: 11:30 am - 7:00 pm


Welcome to the LDL!

The place at UCalgary's Main Campus where you can enjoy great food and great conversations!

Located at the UCalgary Main Campus, on the 3rd floor of MacEwan Student Centre. The Last Defence Lounge is established and operated by the Graduate Students' Association of the UCalgary.

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Featured Dishes and Cocktails

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Roasted Chickpea and Avocado Salad

Gluten-Free and Vegetarian

Smoky paprika and cumin roasted chickpea, avocado, cucumber, tomato, red onion, lemon herb vinaigrette

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Served All Day

Perfect for sharing! Gluten-free crust and vegetarian options available

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Kimchi Tots

Just tots but better

Enjoy tater tots with the added flavours of kimchi and Gochujang aioli!

Raspberry Sweet Tart

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Blueberry Breeze

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LDL Slime

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Ol' Granddad's Peach Iced Tea

About Us

The Last Defence Lounge (LDL) is a fully licensed restaurant operated by the Graduate Students' Association of the University of Calgary, and located on the third floor MacEwan Student Centre (MSC 350).

The LDL welcomes the entire University of Calgary community and their guests. Our members include all faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students, and all alumni - regardless of the year of graduation. 

Minors welcome. 

Our Capacity – 181.

Alternate transportation options: LRT, Taxi, Uber, Keys Please, Safewalk

This location is proud to be Best Bar None accredited. 


Contact Us to Reserve a Table or Book a Private Event!

350 MSC, 2500 University Dr. NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4


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Celebrate your defence or program completion with us!

As a special service to UCalgary graduate students, the GSA awards a bottle of sparkling wine or non-alcoholic sparkling wine to each student who successfully completes their oral defence/program. To receive your celebratory bottle, please fill out this form, have it signed by your supervisor or graduate program coordinator/administrator and present it to the staff at the Last Defence Lounge. The sparkling wine is for dine-in only.