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Highlander Pub

) #106 of 2,228 Restaurants in Ottawa $$ - $$$ , ,
115 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X1, Canada
+1 613-562-5678
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Pub, Scottish, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
115 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outside seating in good weather Standard pub food Service was good Not much more to say. I would go back.

Thank dan459us
Reviewed 1 week ago

This "Scottish" bar does not represent Scotland. Fish and chips bland, my thought was frozen food, side plates for an appetizer to share were dirty, I would say one of them did not even reach the dishwasher, the other I suggested to "bin it" it...More

Thank JenniferWillie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is your typical pub lots of outdoor seating great atmosphere Services awesome staff was great Washrooms are clean Really enjoyed our meal love the seafood chowder very unique choices on the menu I found the beer choices to be somewhat limited

Thank Brent H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We picked this spot by coincidence, the kids were ready to eat and rain was pending. We found a nice table inside (love the tartan), and were promptly provided menus and drink options. Service remained strong the entire meal, despite a steady influx of people,...More

Thank CanadianGypsies
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

I came in with a full belly so didn't get a chance to try the food, but the tap selection was excellent, and the scotch list was phenomenal. Never seen anything like it. Great staff, great venue.

Thank Josh H
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Decided to go to this pub after the Ottawa 10km race I did with my wife and dad. It was late, but the quality of the food remained really good. The service was great ans had an excellent beer. My wife and parents were also...More

Thank Mike6687
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Drop the wife off shopping and head in here for a crafty pint. Good pub grub and a selection of beers. Very helpful staff. Negatives - Vegetarian options could be stronger on the menu. Kinda feel for the staff with a half baked attempt of...More

Thank Raymond M
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Food was lacking. Do not order the bangers and mash. The brewtender was cool and the service was okay. Nice enough patio. Lacking atmosphere.

Thank Jenn R
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Very friendly. Staff, manager came over to Brett us as well as server. Had buttermilk soaked chicken, tasted great. Would recommend

1  Thank Bill G
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

We had some beer and snacks in this cozy pub. Entirely Scottish atmosphere. I can't comment on the food since we didn't order any but the service is good

1  Thank RAVI K
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $16
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-562-5678
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