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The Scone Witch

#33 of 2,265 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
Byward Market Area
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150 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5B2, Canada
613-232-2173
Today
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 116
    Excellent
  • 94
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Afternoon tea yes, brunch no.

We ate here for first time. I would go again, but only for a snack of scones and tea which were tasty and a good price. We found the breakfast overpriced for what we got. The "eggwitch" scone, eggs, ham bits and fruit wasn't bad for 6.95. However I ordered the brunch which was scrambled eggs, 1... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
suitcaseattheready
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Montreal
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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240 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Montreal
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We ate here for first time. I would go again, but only for a snack of scones and tea which were tasty and a good price. We found the breakfast overpriced for what we got. The "eggwitch" scone, eggs, ham bits and fruit wasn't bad for 6.95. However I ordered the brunch which was scrambled eggs, 1 piece of ham,... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Loved this place. Read a review so we went for breakfast. Everything was fresh and warm and super yummy. I'm not a huge scone fan in general, but it was so flaky and warm I loved it. And with eggs and some fresh jam it was so good it convinced us to go back for breakfast the second day too.... More 

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Florenceville-Bristol, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is one of my new must stops in Ottawa. The menu choices are varied and the prices reasonable. The preserves and menu items are all hand crafted and served quickly. The location is a little off the beaten track but if you take the side street off of Elgin you will not be disappointed in your breakfast /brunch choice.... More 

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Ottawa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Decided to try the Scone Witch for lunch with a colleague. Had the tuna and tomato with black olive tapenade on a feta scone, with salad. The whole meal was delicious - fresh and so flavourful. The scone was to die for. My colleague had the goat cheese and tomato on the herb scone, with salad, which was also very... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I have enjoyed several visits here and like the variety of menu options. The food is well prepared, presented and priced. Wish the staff were friendlier and more attentive.

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The scones were fresh and tasty, and the staff was friendly. Service wasn't quick, but when the food came, it was worth the wait. It is a hard spot to find, but keep going through the lobby, enjoy the art on the way by, and look for the Witches.

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Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The scones are delicious and almost addictive. Meal selections are well-prepared and tasty. Service is always friendly. Crowded, but fun.

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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Stayed in Ottawa for 2 days and had my 2 breakfasts here...SO good! The scones are incredible. I highly recommend the breakfast with eggs and mustard glazed ham with the lemon poppy seed scone.

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Ottawa
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Since it moved the service has been much better. The food has always been top rated. The scones are the best Ottawa has to offer.

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Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

The scone witch is a quaint spot, perfect for brunch! The sconewitches are truly delicious. They have delicious teas that accompany their food perfectly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 150 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: 613-232-2173

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?