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115 Rideau St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #277 of 2,237 Restaurants in Ottawa
Price range: $6 - $16
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Pub
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Bayville, New Jersey
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74 reviews 74 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We came here for a couple of beers one night in Ottawa. They had a decent selection, with a lot of local beers on tap, which was nice. They had a pretty good selection of Scotch as well. The service was friendly. I can't comment on the food since I didn't eat, but anything I saw looked like it would... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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75 reviews 75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I've mostly ended up in Irish pubs so we figured we would give the Scottish pub a try. Biggest differences were the staff was wearing kilts and more Scotch on the menu. The food was actually pretty good though not the largest portions so we ended up ordering a bit more after our entrees. No complaints though and its just... More 

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Bancroft, Ontario, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

A restaurant/pub witha Scottish feel. Nice, warm atmosphere with friendly, competent service. Food is well prepared with a definite Scottish flare. The colcannon was delicious.

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Ottawa, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Had a great surprise party. Service was friendly and quick. We were a large group of women and I think we ordered every appetizer on the menu, the canniloni were my favorite one the one dip was a little heavy handed with the garlic and it was changed out. Men in Kilts. good food good service great Scotch. love the... More 

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Thunder Bay
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I was a little nervous about it being a touristy spot since it is on Rideau street. It turned out to be a good little spot. My friends and I sat there for three hours enjoying the live band and the drinks. I would recommend this pub. The waitress wasn't the friendliest, but I wasn't there to talk to the... More 

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Great Falls, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

the best place outside of Scotland to drink scotch. They have over 200 different scotches. You can order tasting flights. The bartenders are knowledgeable and pair the scotches well. Prices are reasonable

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Playa Paraiso
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Nice selection of beer, Innis & Gunn was excellent. They have over 200 Scotches on hand. Great service as well

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Santa Barbara, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a nice place in Downtown Ottawa to stop in and have a drink and dinner. I was with four other colleagues and we were all pleased with our food and service. We sat at the bar and Dave the barkeep was friendly, attentive, and entertaining. He is by far the "walking encyclopedia" on Scotch Whiskey. A bustling atmosphere... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Decided to stop here for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. Service was bad right from the start. The waitress didn't smile and once seated we had to ask for a kids menu. Even though we had a 4 year old with us, she seemed surprised when we asked for one. In addition, they have areas on the kids menu for... More 

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Markham, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Attended a family function in Ottawa. Our party consisted of 3 generations, the youngest being 3yrs. We stopped, quite by chance, looking for a hearty breakfast before a long journey home. Shannon, our server, made us feel like we were visiting friends. The breakfast was excellent and the home made sausage was the best i've had. The pub's atmosphere is... More 

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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

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