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Highlander Pub

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115 Rideau St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
6135625678
Today
11:00 am - 1:00 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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  • 70
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  • 74
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quick lunch

In Ottawa for the day and stopped here for a quick lunch. Typical Scottish pub atmosphere. My daughter and I split a meal of chicken strips. My father decided to go with the bangers and mash - wasn't typical bangers and mash of sausages and mashed potatoes, there was apples amongst other... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
wifeofanaussie
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Townsville, Australia
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Knowlton, Quebec, Canada
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Limited choice but excellent food, traditional pub fare, large choice of beers and liquor, great service, comfortable seating, nice atmosphere and very reasonable prices.

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Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We went here the evening of Canada Day, a party of five, the server at the door and the security man were so efficient and friendly, and we were seated very quickly. The pub was incredibly busy, but ther server came quickly took our order, and the food and drinks came soon after. Great service, great food, good atmosphere and... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

In Ottawa for the day and stopped here for a quick lunch. Typical Scottish pub atmosphere. My daughter and I split a meal of chicken strips. My father decided to go with the bangers and mash - wasn't typical bangers and mash of sausages and mashed potatoes, there was apples amongst other veggies. My father enjoyed it so much he... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I was taking a break from the Ottawa Fringe Festival and I was looking for a quick meal between shows. I'm gluten intolerant and I have to be cautious. The service was fairly quick and I chose a New York steak. The server said that it could be made gluten free by not using their regular steak spice. I normally... More 

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Windsor
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Had the fish n chips and the curry chicken along with pub made beers. Great service quick orders, samples of beer! Food was really good. Would come back.

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Shawinigan, Canada
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The pub is in a very convenient location and has a nice decor. I took the sharing portion of nachos for 2 and it was a very big plate with more than enough nachos. To top it off, I was glad to find a large selection of scotches and all kinds of beer. I definitely recommend if you are in... More 

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Elmira, Ontario, Canada
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Everything is Scottish here from the kilts the wait staff, both male and female, wear to the decor. They have fun facts about Scotland all over and it is a real pub atmosphere. Friendly with pretty good food. I had the fish and chips and for the first time I didn't have to have coleslaw with it! All was good.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Food very good. Excellent service. very good beer in large tap urns on your table. Basically a jumbo tower with tap. Also in the Bytown Market Aera of Ottawa great location outside patio.

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Kingston, Canada
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

From the minute we walked in, the staff were very hospitable and quick to serve our food. They seemed in high spirits which makes eating that this place enjoyable. The food was very good. Had the fish and chips. Batter was a little dry, but above normal standards. Food helpings were excellent for the cost. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Walked out of Irish pub next door due to lack of service and into the Highlander. Great decision: great service, great food, great atmosphere! A winning decision.

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Additional Information about Highlander Pub

Address: 115 Rideau St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 6135625678
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
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
Average Prices: USD 6 - 16
Cuisine: Pub, Scottish

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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

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