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Highlander Pub

#118 of 2,296 Restaurants in Ottawa
₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
115 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X1, Canada
+1 613-562-5678
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
115 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X1, Canada
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Reviewed 6 January 2012

Not sure if Scotland is reknowned for its food. The food was average, the service great and the beer, grand!

1  Thank nicaly27
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Great pub atmosphere, the servers are really into their jobs and show it. Food is good for a pub and the drink selection formidable.

Thank ericon991
Reviewed 3 January 2012

great traditional pub food. service is very good. good prices

Thank ChapelHill10
Reviewed 28 November 2011

Wondering along the By Market in Ottawa, finding most restaurants closed at just after 8 on a Sunday...I passed by the Highlander Pub...Grey Cup was on and the bar had a number of customers seated facing the enormous variety of scotch displayed on the bar...More

1  Thank lucillemacdonald
Reviewed 26 November 2011

This is a fun Scottish pub. I visited it twice on my recent visit to Ottawa. The inside has lots of ambience, not the least of which is supplied by the incredible wall of single malts behind the bar, as well as the Innis &...More

Thank JAMcGillivray
Reviewed 23 November 2011

I have been going to the Highlander throughout the fall, since moving to this area. Consistently friendly and professional service, and high quality pub food. Of special note is their "Scottish celebration" menu in November - truly exceptional cuisine for a pub! Try the pheasant...More

Thank ottawatraveler_11
Reviewed 15 November 2011

It was great to find this pub tucked away at Byward Market. Varied menu and fantastic service. Men in Kilts yaaaaaaa

Thank Sally C
Reviewed 7 November 2011

The whisky menu is conveniently organized by taste... peaty vs. rich and robust, fruity etc. Fun live music, staff and atmosphere. We had a GREAT time.

Thank shinyleaf
Reviewed 30 October 2011

We happened upon this place while walking to the market. We were pleasantly surprised at the variety of rare beers on tap, not to mention a few HUNDRED single malts offered! The food was very good, the burger with apple and Brie was exceptional. Service...More

Thank Grant R
Reviewed 25 October 2011

This restaurant is a pleasant surprise. In an area with a lot of other much higher priced restaurants with poor food and high prices. This place offers 200 varieties of single malt scotch and 17 taps. A great surprise was the pricing. This restaurant sells...More

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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
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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