About Inspire Café
Located in the historic Hargrave-Sissons Block, Inspire is a “café within a gallery” which showcases the original artwork of a variety of local artists. Owned and operated by Louise Vernal and her sister Maureen Newton (her working studio is next to the cafe), Inspire is a breath of fresh air in Downtown Medicine Hat. Inspire Café boasts “inspired comfort food”; sandwiches, delicious homemade soups, freshly roasted coffee, specialty teas and in-house made desserts. There are daily features, Breakfast and Lunch menus available. Licensed for beer and wine.
-Nominated for Best New Business of the Year and Tourism Destination Award at Medicine Hat & District Camber of Commerce Business Awards 2012. -The Chamber Featured Business of the Week Youtube video article.
Inspire Café showcases local musicians during select Friday Nights and more. We highlight Canadian musicians passing through for special events. Inspire participates in the Medicine Hat Folk Music Club’s ‘Tongue on the Post’ Festival Café Concert Series in January and also participates in Medicine Hat JazzFest Pubs & Clubs Series during the festival in June.