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Highlander Pub

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115 Rideau St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
6135625678
Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 61
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Men in kilts

A busy spot with a lovely shaded patio in the Byward Market.....and all the waiters wear kilts! The strawberry themed food was delicious and the staff were friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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194 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Ottawa, Canada
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The only good thing about this pub is the service. The food is way below average. The food is hot and it's the only thing good about it. There's carpet everywhere which smells awful. It is expensive and everything is an extra. It is sadly another tourist trap in the market.

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

A busy spot with a lovely shaded patio in the Byward Market.....and all the waiters wear kilts! The strawberry themed food was delicious and the staff were friendly.

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Stoney Creek, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

very Scottish place with an enjoyable menu (lots of fun facts about Scottish inventors). We had only drinks on the patio this visit but I have had dinner on a previous visit and it was enjoyable. I can't say enough about the staff..... So friendly and accommodating. There is a good selection of beers and we also enjoyed a tasty... More 

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Campbellton, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Service, food, draught, atmosphere....everything was sooooo pleasant. We always return when we are in Ottawa. Must try!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

cosy place, good music, service was great.................................................................

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Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This very Scottish pub is fun in the summer time when you can sit outside and watch people go by on their way to and from the Byward Market. Their craft beers are very good and the choices we made from the limited menu were also very good.

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Sudbury, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My hubby and I stopped in here for dinner on our most recent trip to Ottawa. At pretty much across the street from the Rideau Mall, it's location is perfect. This restaurant was recommended to us by our Scottish family who are also part of the RCMP & Canadian Military families. One of the coolest things about this place is... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Three of us walked from the convention center for a late lunch and a beer. This is a friendly, pleasant pub. The food was good and there was a nice selection of beer. The service was informal, friendly and efficient.

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Gatineau, Quebec
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85 reviews 85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Really nice, centrally located Scottish Pub with a reasonably priced menu, a good selection of local and imported beers as well as a wide variety of Scotches. The portions are good and the menu has selections of a good variety to please many palates. In the summer they have a patio right on a pedestrian mall. It is located in... More 

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Albuquerque, NM
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58 reviews 58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Went with a friend for beer and dinner. Awesome atmosphere and great service. I can't recommend the Lamb Stew highly enough. It was incredible. In addition to 200+ scotch selections, the beer selection was also very good. The waitress brought samples of all the beers we were interested in. We each selected a couple (the Scotch beer and the IPA... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 115 Rideau St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: 6135625678

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 16
  • Cuisine: Pub, Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

Questions & Answers

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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?