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Highlander Pub

#110 of 2,259 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
$$ - $$$
115 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Dropped by this Scottish pub for Trivia night on Tuesday and had a great time! The host, Nelson , was funny and engaging, and also happens to know almost everything there is about Scotch whiskey. Which is good, because the pub appears to have almost...More

Thank Justin B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Every Tuesday something special happens. Nelson hosts trivia. The highlander is already a heat place for a pint or scotch and good food and time with your friends but there us a man.. Nelson. Unparalleled. You have to go there to know.

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This pub looks fine, nice pub decor. Staff was pretty friendly, service was good. Had a couple of their house beer, Claymore lager, was a good pint! Food wasn't what I hoped, alas. Ordered bangers and mash. The mash was good, as was the sauce...More

Thank spitfire00169
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time in this pub Barman has smiling & started a short chat with me. He suggested a light beer that had a great taste & ordered the fish & chips. There wasn't any oil dripping for the cooking. So I enjoyed my beer &...More

Thank ddd17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We selected this pub because it was less busy than the others nearby, that may have been an indication of its popularity. The service was okay and so was the food. It was a little messy, but it had construction going on all around it....More

Thank mccormack_md
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is a pub so you got pub food but good one. Fairly large terrasse so you got room outside in an otherwise part of town. Friendly staff.

Thank David P
Reviewed 22 July 2017 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 21 July 2017

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 15 July 2017 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 July 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Bar, Pub, Scottish, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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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