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Highlander Pub

#116 of 2,310 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%
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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41 - 50 of 358 reviews

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
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is a pub so you got pub food but good one. Fairly large terrasse so you got room outside in an otherwise part of town. Friendly staff.

Thank David P
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Outside seating in good weather Standard pub food Service was good Not much more to say. I would go back.

Thank dan459us
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This "Scottish" bar does not represent Scotland. Fish and chips bland, my thought was frozen food, side plates for an appetizer to share were dirty, I would say one of them did not even reach the dishwasher, the other I suggested to "bin it" it...More

Thank JenniferWillie
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This is your typical pub lots of outdoor seating great atmosphere Services awesome staff was great Washrooms are clean Really enjoyed our meal love the seafood chowder very unique choices on the menu I found the beer choices to be somewhat limited

Thank Brent H
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We picked this spot by coincidence, the kids were ready to eat and rain was pending. We found a nice table inside (love the tartan), and were promptly provided menus and drink options. Service remained strong the entire meal, despite a steady influx of people,...More

Thank CanadianGypsies
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I came in with a full belly so didn't get a chance to try the food, but the tap selection was excellent, and the scotch list was phenomenal. Never seen anything like it. Great staff, great venue.

Thank Josh H
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Decided to go to this pub after the Ottawa 10km race I did with my wife and dad. It was late, but the quality of the food remained really good. The service was great ans had an excellent beer. My wife and parents were also...More

Thank Mike6687
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Drop the wife off shopping and head in here for a crafty pint. Good pub grub and a selection of beers. Very helpful staff. Negatives - Vegetarian options could be stronger on the menu. Kinda feel for the staff with a half baked attempt of...More

Thank Raymond M
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Food was lacking. Do not order the bangers and mash. The brewtender was cool and the service was okay. Nice enough patio. Lacking atmosphere.

Thank Jenn 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
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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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