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Highlander Pub

#100 of 2,255 Restaurants in Ottawa}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹, ,
115 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X1, Canada
+1 613-562-5678
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, Pub, Scottish, British, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
115 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X1, Canada
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing! I ordered the Scottish Southern Fried Chicken and would order it again in a heart beat. It came with roasted red potatoes - they were dressed with the appropriate amount of dressing, two pieces of boneless chicken thighs-so tender and perfectly...More

1  Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Impromptu late evening dinner with drinks. Wonderful server, Tom. Personable, efficient, fun and attentive to specific dietary restrictions of some in the party of 7 women.

Thank Dianne D
Reviewed 19 January 2017

place is small in the winter but great food and wonderful beers. love the atmosphere and service is top notch.

1  Thank dgg123
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I know this is a strange review from years ago, but this place is a MUST SEE, if you are ever in the city. I went here with two friends when we toured Canada over fourteen years ago, but could never find anything about it...More

1  Thank buggybill
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Chris was amazing and very helpful and knowledgeable with a variety of Scotch Love that you can sample a variety of different scotches. Fish and chips the fish was great the fries meh. Colcohan tasty. Others had the duck wings very good the personal nachos...More

Thank Hola1911
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I have been here twice in the last little while. It is a great place. The staff were very patient explaining scotch and helping us understand. I will continue to go back.

Thank SebastionSt
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I enjoyed the kitschy decor, and the fun menu. The fare is pub style, but it is done well. The kilts are a nice touch.

Thank T_Richelle
Reviewed 22 November 2016

A good pub where the staff are friendly and efficient. The food seemed to be good but I had the misfortune of ordering the fish stew. The taste of fish was overwhelmed by the taste of onions. There was too many onions and potatoes and...More

Thank tombaillie
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I drop in here periodically and while the service and atmosphere is terrific, the food experiences is a bit hit and miss. Sometimes it is fine, other times kind of sad - especially the plating which sometimes is dreadful. I find that I go far...More

Thank ottawatraveler_11
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Attended this pub for a family dinner on a Saturday night. The location was fairly busy including a large group celebrating a birthday party at the rear of the pub. Staff were attentive and actually went above the call by going out to get lime...More

Thank Mac M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - 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
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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