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The Scone Witch

#15 of 2,248 Restaurants in Ottawa}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
150 Elgin Street | Cafe entrance located on Gloucester street., Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5B2, Canada
+1 613-232-2173
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (42 reviews)
“scones” (403 reviews)
“vanilla cream” (16 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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150 Elgin Street | Cafe entrance located on Gloucester street., Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5B2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This little restaurant was awesome. Scones were great, a lot of variety and the place was packed (always a great indicator of the quality). Staff were friendly and the restaurant was clean. Great place for a quick breakfast or lunch / snack.

Thank Agamemon
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not the biggest fan of scones, but this place was amazing. I find that scones tend to be hard and dry, but here they were perfect and buttery. Definitely recommend getting one of their "sconewiches" and trying a sweet scone with their homemade lemon...More

Thank V P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! Nice staff :) Something for everyone... light, hearty, sweet, savoury... The Scone Witch menu covers it all! Our experience was quality and tasty food regardless of choice made.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While in Ottawa we ate here twice and were satisfied both on occasions. They have a nice selection of freshly baked scones that go great with coffee for breakfast or as a quick luncheon sandwich.

1  Thank Dale P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the Scone Witch "accidentally" this past summer, because its name made a great rebus for a scavenger hunt we put together for our daughter's birthday. The scones here (both sweet and savoury ones) are delicious! Our daughter has loved every sweet flavour she's...More

1  Thank StLiMi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fine taste treats for the A.M. Get there at opening as they are always busy. Worth the wait if you have to. The café is smallish in size but the food is large in flavor.

Thank anthes2007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They bake new scones every day and do not sell old scones at the same price. So you can always have fresh scones. Day-olds are also a bang for the buck, though. I'm now in another country but sometimes I really miss their scones.

Thank 샴고양
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very cozy - more so on a rainy day! The scones & the coffee tasted out of the world given the wet weather.

Thank Ashfaque C
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The scones were definately delicious. The ‘sconewiches’ were tasty but a bit pricey and small. Worth going back for their fresh, warm, and fluffy scones though!

Thank Katie W
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Stopped in here for quick breakfast and could have stayed all day eating the fine scones! Funky little place - looked like a healthy mix of eat-in and take-out. Hearty scones,sweet or savory scones, lighter fare. Was very good. Would definitely come back.

Thank Sara T
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18 July 2017|
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Response from CyndeeLaw | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I buy scones to go whenever I can. The caveat is to get there early because they can run out of scones by the end of lunch. They even offer to see frozen scones that you can bake at home.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Elgin Street | Cafe entrance located on Gloucester street., Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-232-2173
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