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The Wellington Gastropub

1325 Wellington Street West, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 3B6, Canada
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Ranked #28 of 2,155 restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Exceptionally fresh and unique food that will not leave you disappointed. The menu changes daily and will keep you coming back time and time again.
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83% Recommend
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English first
Maberly, Ontario
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

First off...if you have any mobility issues, the entrance and staircase to this restaurant will challenge you. Having overcome my initial 'shock' we were warmly greeted at the top of the stairs and guided to a lovely booth. Second word of warning...noise travels and there was a gaggle of star-y-eyed bridesmaids and a bride giggling their way through lunch. Our... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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233 reviews 233 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Went here with a few friends. The service was AMAZING. The staff worked as a team the entire evening, this is what a dining experience should be. Great selection of beer and wine. Small Menu changes daily. Food was great. Parking along side streets.

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London, United Kingdom
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120 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My fascination with the Wellington Street Gastropub is that, as a regular visitor to Ottawa from London, England, I am able to compare it with the original granddaddy gastropub of all, the veritable progenitor of the gastropub concept, 'The Eagle' in Farringdon which just happens to be a short walk from the barristers' chambers I belong to just outside Grays'... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I'd like to rate it 3.5 stars just because they bring in so many micro brews and change it up. I'd go back just to sit at the small bar to try something different. But at the end of the day it's a restaurant right and so while I'd be seated at that bar to try a new beer I... More

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Ottawa, Ontario
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went with friends and we had a great time. Great food in a casual environment. I had the beef striploin that was cooked perfectly and the rest of the crowd complemented their food choices as well. Highly recommendable

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Montreal, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This was my second time eating here and once again, had a wonderful meal - the menu is not long but the dishes are interestingly complex. We were able to enjoy ourselves and didn't feel rushed at all. Good wine choices, good microbrews, helpful staff, nice environment. A great find if you're in Ottawa and looking for a relaxed place... More

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Toronto, Canada
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120 restaurant reviews
238 helpful votes 238 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

The Wellington is a nice place for well-cooked food that is higher quality, variety, and price than a standard pub. The only negative here was that my party was served another round of beers, then told we had 5 minutes to leave because someone else had our table reserved at 9. For your purposes, if you are meeting friends you... More

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Toronto, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

This is a very good restaurant and was just what we wanted: interesting and tasty food choices, quite reasonable prices, fun atmosphere, good service, good coffee with generous refills, no feeling of being rushed, and very much the feeling at the end that we would go back. This is a great choice for a fast (given the good service) or... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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171 reviews 171 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We have not gotten in here with out a reservation on weekends - it's not just a bar serving good food. It's a bar that brews its own cask ales, serves a decent selection of microbrews, and serves very good food. We had oysters (okay), the ribeye (excellent), the vegetarian risotto (also very good), and two dessert. This restaurant is... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The Gastropub has been my favourite restaurant in Ottawa for years. It's owned and run by passionate foodies who offer top notch food in a casual yet refined environment. They offer a great selection of local beers, a varied wine list and the servers are knowledgable about both the food and beverages. Every detail has been considered here so enjoy... More

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