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The Highlander Pub

#110 of 2,322 Restaurants in Ottawa
₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
115 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X1, Canada
+1 613-562-5678
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“haggis” (17 reviews)
“colcannon” (5 reviews)
“fish and chips” (23 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
115 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X1, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We popped by for lunch and immediately got a table. Shared the daily soup (red pepper) and the Scottish Canadian burger which came with mushrooms, bacon and cheddar cheese. The flavour of the meat patties was REALLY good. Everything about our meal and the service...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t order any food but the beer was awesome and the service was fantastic! Employees were friendly, joked around and were really attentive. Nice little patio as well. Great pub!

Thank Corbett F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great selection of beers, and good service! The wait staff were swift and informative, and the ambiance of the place was alright! My only complaint was the salad was tiny, they should be afraid to fill your plate with greens!

Thank LegoDad77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two of us stopped in here for dinner. The food was excellent, recommend the buttermilk chicken. Nice beer selection, great atmosphere and we had an excellent server. We were there on a Sunday and they had 6 beers on special, really liked their house blonde....More

Thank Dancing_DadStrathroy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seafood chowder was very good. Haggis was good, but not quite the real thing (my wife was born in Glasgow), more like a spicy mince. Overall good food at a fair price.

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

If you like your whisky or a "Scot" looking for a taste of home, this is the place to go! A massive range of malts from every whisky region. Great staff & I had the pleasant surprise of a free dram as I sat down...More

1  Thank Barry M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Excelent grill ( fish and ships, Salmon etc ) Nice pub Good customer service . We went in a large group, and the service was good. Nice live music ( It was a friday night )

Thank flakitaD
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We ate lunch here on a week day in August, and the streets were crowded with tourists. The place is decorated with all things Scottish in mind, and as a highland dancer and lover of all things Scottish, it was great to look at the...More

Thank highlandancer
Reviewed 18 August 2018

What a friendly place to stop and people watch. We were outside and the service was great. It was fun to people watch, The drinks were cold and served fast.

Thank VSattui1232
Reviewed 17 August 2018

I went to Highlander’s for drinks on a weekday afternoon. We sat outside, on a warm summer day. It was not too busy at that time, and the waitresses are friendly. I ordered a Scottish Sangria, which tasted good and was not too strong. I...More

Thank christene r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 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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Ottawa's Premier Scottish Pub. Great food, great people, and over 200 single malt scotches! We serve traditional scottish fare and modern pub food. Live Music four nights a week.
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