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Wilfrid's

) #96 of 2,235 Restaurants in Ottawa ₹₹₹₹ , Gluten Free Options
Fairmont Chateau Laurier | 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7, Canada
+1 613-241-1414
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“crepes” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:00All hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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Fairmont Chateau Laurier | 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic food quality. The bison steak I had was perfect. Absolutely perfect. Very knowledgeable wait staff who know their wine and their food and who enjoy having a discussion with you about those subjects and also about the history of Ottawa. I stay at the...More

Thank Janet M
ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Wilfrid's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Janet, Our mission is to turn moments into memories and we are delighted that your visit to Wilfrid’s was a memorable one. We look forward to your next visit! Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It starts with the phone call for reservations to dinner. They ask you if there is any special event that is going on, and we said that we were celebrating our anniversary. We arrived, and had a nice waiter, who congratulated us right away on...More

Thank sandy861
ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Wilfrid's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sandy, Our mission is to turn moments into memories and it is always nice to hear when we have been successful. We are delighted that your anniversary celebration was a memorable one. We hope to welcome you back soon. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our 4 day stay, we ate breakfast here every day. A reservation is required please note. The breakfast buffet had a wide variety of dishes. The wait staff were friendly and courteous. Most of the time we had tables with great view of Parliament....More

Thank 63mimi
ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Wilfrid's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are delighted that your breakfast experiences in Wilfrid’s were enjoyable ones and hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my colleague had a la carte breakfast here. Our meals were enjoyable. Service was very very attentive, although somewhat wry. Food was good. My colleague had the Eggs Benedict at the server's recommendation and enjoyed it. I had the breakfast sandwich, which was...More

Thank hoteluser
ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Wilfrid's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable feedback with us. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager

Reviewed 17 May 2017

We had previously been for the fantastic Sunday Brunch (including on our wedding day), so we thought dinner here should be an experience as well. Everything was 'ok' at best but nothing positively stood out from the food, experience, or service. Appetizers included chickpea fritter...More

Thank J P
ChateauLaurier, Manager at Wilfrid's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear JP, We regret your disappointment with Wilfrid’s and wish to assure you that your experience is certainly not typical of the high standards that we strive to provide to our guests each and every day. We do hope you return one day and allow...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Was treated to a meal at Wilfred's. As a prior reviewer stated the Sunday buffet is a cut above. Different. Varied. Well prepared. My favourite - the braised lamb pie. Lamb stew with a phyllo pastry topping which to my palate was gorgeous. The normal...More

Thank im44
ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Wilfrid's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience in Wilfrid’s and hope to welcome you back one day soon! I will certainly share your compliments with the team! Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager

Reviewed 7 May 2017

Situated within the Chateau Laurier Hotel, Wilfred's is an up-scale gourmet restaurant with great food and equally great service. The prices are in-line with the top quality meals. The location overlooks the Rideau Canal and the Canadian Parliament buildings.

Thank Brian2082
ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Wilfrid's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Dear Brian, Thank you for sharing your thoughts with others on Trip Advisor. We look forward to welcoming you back one day soon. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager

Reviewed 3 May 2017

I had been told by a friend when visiting the nation's capitol to make I tried the French Onion Soup at Wilfrid's. When I sat down and they handed me the menu the French Onion Soup was not on the menu. I asked about it...More

Thank pademo57
ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Wilfrid's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience in Wilfrid’s and hope to welcome you back one day soon! I will certainly share your compliments with the team! Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We had lovely time at the restaurant, good selection of the freshly cooked delights as well as the best cakes! We would love to visit again on a nice day!

Thank Nick C
ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Wilfrid's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear Nick, We are delighted that you enjoyed Brunch in Wilfrid’s and hope to welcome you back one day soon! Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Fresh from parliament question time on a chilly Quebec day we dropped in for lunch , very casually attired we were treated with warmth and genuine welcome . I tried the French Onion Soup and the roast beef sandwich. My wife had the Soup special...More

Thank Stephen U
ChateauLaurier, General Manager at Wilfrid's, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Dear Stephen, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with others on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that your visit to Wilfrid’s was an enjoyable one. Sincerely, Claude J. Sauvé General Manager

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allaghlai
Excuse me, i made a reservation but i dont know how to get back to it just in case i want to modify or cancel and i dont want to make another reservation without canceling this one because that would be rude to you guys. Do you know how i can see or adjust my reservation?
3 July 2016|
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Response from ChateauLaurier | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay. I suggest you simply call the restaurant directly. They will be happy to assist.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 32
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 12:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
07:00 - 11:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fairmont Chateau Laurier | 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-241-1414
  • E-mail
Description
Wilfrid's Restaurant offers diners a vibrant seasonal menu featuring local and regional ingredients. The culinary flavors are rich, the presentation is clean and the service is exceptional. A complete selection of wines is also available to compliment the Chef's creations. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch - this stunning newly renovated restaurant is more than just a restaurant; it's a complete culinary experience.
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