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Nicholson's Tavern & Pub

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
625 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2516
+1 513-564-9111
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (45 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (29 reviews)
“scotch egg” (16 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
625 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2516
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Happened to get there after long trip and checking in at 21c. Liked atmosphere and service was good. I had the fish sliders. Very good. Kids' menu had good offerings.

Thank klutzWestBend
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately, we visited Nicholson's after dinner - just for drinks - but the experience was terrific. I would love to return for a meal. The atmosphere is of a Scottish pub with dark wood paneling and wood accents throughout. Their selection of single-malt scotches is...More

Thank G M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were going to a show at the Aronoff across the street so we had dinner here. My friend got the soup as did I- cock-a-leekie- which was very good and healthy-chicken, rice, leeks and raisins. My wife and I shared a lamb burger which...More

Thank TripPhotographer52
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

The drinks were good I had the updoen pineapple drink and it was delicious! The pot roast was a lil tough tho

Thank Esperansa T
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Service was top notch. The Scottish egg appetizer is a must!! We also tried the bread plate. If you like sweet drinks the pineapple upside down drink is amazing!! The croquet dinner is awesome!! Definitely a great place to eat!!

Thank BrendaVoll
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

I would have given it a 5 but I didn't like the artichoke dip. It was strange with potato chips. Maybe to some it would be good but me not so much. That was my only complaint. The salmon, mashed potatoes and green beans were...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here after a concert for some food. We were lucky to just catch the kitchen before it closed for the night (around 11:30pm on a Friday). My friend and I ordered the bangers and mash and it was amazing. I’m still craving more, days...More

Thank rrjenkins
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Great food and atmosphere. The wait staff wear authentic kilts, even the men. Affordable lunch prices.

Thank AmyS4852
Reviewed July 18, 2018

A group of colleagues and I had a wonderful dinner together at Nicholson's, and that led us to hold a young alumni event at the pub several evenings later. From what I understand the staff was fantastic to work with, and we had a great...More

Thank Monica R
Reviewed June 27, 2018

It was okay - but nothing particularly special. The buffalo chicken bites were unusually good but the reuben was just so-so. The others in our group enjoyed the crustless quiche and salad.

Thank HDMM
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July 20, 2018|
Response from cmkcmk | Reviewed this property |
Yes. According to their website, they are open Sunday till 9:00 pm, Monday through Thursday till 11:00 pm, and Friday and Saturday till 1:00 am.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2516
    (Between 6th and 7th)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 513-564-9111
Located in downtown Cincinnati across from the Aronoff Center, Nicholson’s is a restaurant and bar serving fine food and drink in a genuine Scottish tavern setting. Taking inspiration from the public houses found throughout Great Britain, our goal is to provide our guests with authentic hospitality and a brilliant dining experience. In addition to high-quality food, we offer a wide variety of beer, wine, bourbon, craft cocktails and feature one of the best selections of single malt scotch whiskies in the area.
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