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La Terrasse

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Wed, 11/13
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#470 of 1,716 Restaurants in Ottawa
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La Terrasse is an outdoor restaurant offering views of Parliament Hill. It is currently closed for the season and will reopen in May 2020.
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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Canadian, International
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed September 25, 2019

The best aspect of La Terrasse is the view overlooking the Rideau Canal, across to Parliament and out to the Ottawa River. The setting on a warm evening on the last day of summer was perfect. The only drawback here is that, for some reason,...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank quintraveler
ChateauLaurier, Manager at La Terrasse, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2019

Please rest assured that we take your comments to heart. Feedback from our guests is important as we strive to provide the very best experience. We hope to welcome you back one day soon. Sincerely, Marion te Winkel Director of Operations

Reviewed September 14, 2019

Although part of the Chateau Laurier Hotel, you cannot make reservations here. You can enter the restaurant from the hotel or by a walkway adjacent to the hotel. Tables are available in the shade or sun. If you want a sandwich, you'll probably end up...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank David B
ChateauLaurier, Manager at La Terrasse, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2019

Dear David, We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Ottawa’s best patio. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Marion te Winkel Director of Operations

Reviewed September 12, 2019

We stopped off for a late lunch. The staff immediately offered to raise a sunshade over a table over looking Parliament Hill and the canal. Service was pleasant, helpful and efficient. The food was good and the drinks excellent. Do try the different sangrias. Alex,...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Clive R
ChateauLaurier, Manager at La Terrasse, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2019

Dear Clive, Thank you for taking the time to share your compliments with us. We look forward to the next visit. Sincerely, Marion te Winkel Director of Operations

Reviewed September 9, 2019

Had lunch on the patio on a beautifully sunny day. The location cannot be beat. The food quality was great, as was the service. They accommodate Gluten Free with a dedicated area in their kitchen.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Helen M
ChateauLaurier, Manager at La Terrasse, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2019

Dear Helen, We agree that we have the best patio in the city! We are delighted you enjoyed your experience and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Sincerely, Marion te Winkel Director of Operations

Reviewed September 8, 2019

We went for dinner twice at La Terrasse within a trip of 5 days to Ottawa. The view is beautiful, the food and wine excellent, and prices reasonable for this type of restaurant. Staff was very helpful and if you go a little late (by...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank AnnaTriandafyllidou
ChateauLaurier, Manager at La Terrasse, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2019

Dear Anna, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your evening on La Terrasse. We hope to welcome you back one day soon. Sincerely, Marion te Winkel Director of Operations

Reviewed September 1, 2019

The greeter was rude and patronizing so we went next door to the Metropolitain and had a lovely family meal. Recommend others go direct and save the bitter feeling

Date of visit: September 2019
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ChateauLaurier, Manager at La Terrasse, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2019

Your experience is certainly not acceptable to us and we regret the poor impression. We hope you return one day, allowing us the chance to regain your trust. Sincerely, Marion te Winkel Director of Operations

Reviewed August 24, 2019

Worth the high price to enjoy a cocktail on the balcony overlooking the canal locks. Service was good and a resonable choice of drinks/food

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Julie O
ChateauLaurier, Manager at La Terrasse, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2019

Dear Julie, We are delighted to hear your compliments and hope to welcome you back again soon. Sincerely, Marion te Winkel Director of Operations

Reviewed August 23, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by at 2:45pm 9Aug for what we hoped would be an enjoyable light lunch, but that never happened. We were on vacation and to this point enjoying every experience in Ottawa. This was our last full day in the city....More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank lo547
ChateauLaurier, Manager at La Terrasse, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2019

Please rest assured that your encounter is certainly not acceptable nor typical of the high level of service we strive to provide to our guests each and every dat. We sincerely regret and understand your disappointment. However, we do hope you give us another chance...More

Reviewed August 16, 2019

My husband and I decided to grab a bite at La Terrasse since it was located outside, and we wanted to enjoy the views. No one was there to greet us, so we chose a table and sat down. It was not particularly crowded, but...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Mary R D
ChateauLaurier, Manager at La Terrasse, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2019

Dear Mary, We are disappointed and sincerely regret the poor impression you received upon your arrival on La Terrasse. This is not acceptable to us and we hope we have the opportunity to welcome e you again on the future. We promise you will not...More

Reviewed August 14, 2019

A group of 7 of us came for dinner last night around 7pm, the atmosphere of La Terrasse is absolutely beautiful and the view is gorgeous, we were able to watch a really nice sunset. We really had high hopes for this restaurant being in...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Kealy D
ChateauLaurier, Manager at La Terrasse, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2019

Please accept our apologies for your disappointing visit to La Terrasse. We strive to provide the highest standards each and every day and it is with regret that we failed to do so on this occasion. We do hope you return one day, giving us...More

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