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Highlander Pub

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

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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 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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Minden ON
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94 reviews 94 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I don't know what restaurant Marjo210 was at on the 23rd of May, but it sure wasn't this place ! There were six of us for dinner on the Saturday night before the race. The waiter was very helpful with suggestions, and went out of his way to provide Vegan options. We all left with full bellys and smiles on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Today we went to this Scottish restaurant expecting the standard pub food. We were very pleased to find out that ech of our plates was expertly prepared and presented. Whether it was the fish and chips or the Black Angus Roast Beef sandwich or the striploin steak each dish was flavourful and presented with a uniquely Scottish twist. The service... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

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

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

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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

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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
52 helpful votes 52 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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33 reviews 33 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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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?