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The Rowan


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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All reviews brunch pork pie trout dahl yorkshire pudding fritters gnudi lemon pound cake veg dishes frittata doughnuts french toast steak potatoes sandwich pastry fries
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good - had fried halibut and "chips" - their word for fries resembling larrge potato sticks. Came with tasteless salad. Got 2 huge pieces of fish, friend had trout with kimchi sandwich which she enjoyed. Service was friendly but slow. Not much effort...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Masca
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Went to this cool restaurant last night for the first time after it was recommended by a friend. The service is top notch. The food is good and well priced for the area. We will definitely go back.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank J9348UIjeffc
Reviewed February 8, 2019

After several attempts to get a reservation I finally bagged one for a Friday night dinner for myself, wife and daughter. It was definitely worth the wait. The decor is simple and the atmosphere comfortable, relaxing and informal. We started with an nice craft beer...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ottawa_couple2015
Reviewed January 15, 2019

We reserved a table for 10:30 am last Sunday and was very pleased to have a table at the window. A reservation was not required for this time but an hour later you would have needed one. Unique menu for brunch - nothing like you...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Up2wn
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went here for dinner last night based on a recommendation. We were not disappointed. The food had lots of interesting twists. I had the duck breast served with a quince puree, roasted potatoes and pickled swiss chard. My wife had the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank peterkR2231PI
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

After not Being able to get a reservation at another restaurant we reluctantly chose the Rowanas our spot for our monthly brunch get together. Having heard that it was part of the Fraser café family gave us a little bit of hope. From the moment...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chantini D
Reviewed November 8, 2018

We had dinner last night (a Wednesday) at the Rowan. My wife had the Ricotta and Parsley Gnudi and I had the Pork Pie. My wife said her meal was excellent, it was very cheesy as expected. I had the pork pie which I found...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Senators F
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

I was very excited to try The Rowan based on reviews here but left very underwhelmed and unimpressed. Service was very friendly throughout but couldn’t make up for the mediocre food. A starter of pork belly was served with greens , an odd pairing. Worse...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Snikt21
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Visited The Roman with a group of friends while visiting Ottawa. I had the scrambled eggs with the maple pork, and my partner had the maple pork sandwich. Both were tasty and the service was very friendly. Prices were reasonable. Only criticism would be that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DCannuck
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This was our first visit to The Rowan, but it will not be our last. I loved my gnudi while my friend enjoyed her frittata. Our server was great - both friendly and helpful. The restaurant was not busy at a weekday lunch.

Date of visit: September 2018
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April 14, 2017|
Response from Kyle D | Property representative |
Our menus for lunch, dinner, and brunch are all available and current on our website. thank you
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