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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Reservations

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  • 71
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  • 78
    Very good
  • 44
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  • 11
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fun place up dates traditional Scottish food.

Table staff wear kilts and the menu makes humored reference to the rivalry with the English. As former Highlanders, we gravitated to "tradition" Scottish offerings. We both had haggis...a traditional Scottish food eaten at Robert Burns dinners. While the meal was not traditional, it was very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Watertown
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Stockbridge, Georgia
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The menu was good enough and there were plenty of beers from which to choose. The service was great. My server offered to bring out some beer samples because I was trying to decide among some domestic (Canadian) choices. There was some outside seating, which I took, to do some people watching in the Market while dining. Good location, good... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was my 2nd visit and it was disappointing. The service was bad and food very average. Sat outside and it was shoddy. Dubliner pub next door was thriving. Come on pull up your socks!

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Victoria, Canada
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96 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The atmosphere and ambiance were great, minus the top 40 music that didn't fit the theme one bit. The food was good, full of flavor, and reasonably priced. We ordered the veggie burger, we normally don't order veggie burgers, but it was veggie burger 2.0 and was great and creative. Absolutely delicious french fries too. The service was terrible. We... More 

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Watertown
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Table staff wear kilts and the menu makes humored reference to the rivalry with the English. As former Highlanders, we gravitated to "tradition" Scottish offerings. We both had haggis...a traditional Scottish food eaten at Robert Burns dinners. While the meal was not traditional, it was very much better while retaining he concept. The wide selection of Scottish and othr beers... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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90 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I tried the poutine for first time here, it was tasty and it was a big plate! The waitress was very kind. It looks they have cool activities in the nights

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Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I did not eat anything here. Me and my friend were at the bar, The Bartender served us Teqilla which were qite enjoyable.

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Ottawa, Canada
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Last evening we went to the Highlander Pub for the Trivia game. It was great fun. The place specializes in single malt scotch and we sipped one while wracking our brains to answer the questions.There is also a good selection of craft beer. I had a hamburger and my friend, the vegetable curry. The food is okay and the prices... More 

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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

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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116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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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 5 - 15
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 5 - 15
  • 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?