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Highlander Pub

#103 of 2,243 Restaurants in Ottawa}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹, ,
115 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X1, Canada
+1 613-562-5678
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“haggis” (16 reviews)
“colcannon” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Scottish, British, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
115 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 327 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't help but enjoy the staff in kilts. Ordered fish and chips which came also with colcannon. Fish and chips were good; however their version of colcannon was less than tasty. Service was efficient and when I pointed out the colcannon deficiency they immediately...More

Thank Nola B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Good evening . After a busy filled day in the city decided to go out for supper at the highlinder. It was a good atmosphere getting busy as expected for a Friday night on the long weekend. The door was good I had the special...More

Thank Steven V
Reviewed 4 October 2017

A little piece of Scotland in downtown Byward. Met at the door by a suit of armour, the pub has pieces hung around the walls and light feeling to it. Kids were welcome when we went in and were curious about the swords and suit...More

Thank northernstar_nu
Reviewed 3 October 2017

American little bit busy so our service was on the slow side, but our waiter was knowledgeable about the wide selection of craft brews and amazing selection of scotch especially.

Thank jacogo2017
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Friendly waiters & nice atmosphere. You can eat inside or outside. Nice choice of food & not very expensive. Loved the sign they had outside about Husband Day care center ( see attached photo)

Thank Mumbles1951
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Dropped by this Scottish pub for Trivia night on Tuesday and had a great time! The host, Nelson , was funny and engaging, and also happens to know almost everything there is about Scotch whiskey. Which is good, because the pub appears to have almost...More

Thank Justin B
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Every Tuesday something special happens. Nelson hosts trivia. The highlander is already a heat place for a pint or scotch and good food and time with your friends but there us a man.. Nelson. Unparalleled. You have to go there to know.

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This pub looks fine, nice pub decor. Staff was pretty friendly, service was good. Had a couple of their house beer, Claymore lager, was a good pint! Food wasn't what I hoped, alas. Ordered bangers and mash. The mash was good, as was the sauce...More

Thank spitfire00169
Reviewed 26 August 2017

First time in this pub Barman has smiling & started a short chat with me. He suggested a light beer that had a great taste & ordered the fish & chips. There wasn't any oil dripping for the cooking. So I enjoyed my beer &...More

Thank ddd17
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We selected this pub because it was less busy than the others nearby, that may have been an indication of its popularity. The service was okay and so was the food. It was a little messy, but it had construction going on all around it....More

Thank mccormack_md
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 16
Bar, Pub, Scottish, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-562-5678
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