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Highlander Pub

#119 of 2,256 Restaurants in Ottawa
$$ - $$$, British,
115 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X1, Canada
+1 613-562-5678
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“haggis” (16 reviews)
“colcannon” (6 reviews)
“scotch whisky” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
115 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some wonderful Scottish delicacies to choose among, both from the kitchen and from the bar. Servings were generous and the food was very good -- especially the Traditional Haggis, the Nova Scotia Seafood Chowder (although I'm not a fan of including mussels and clams still...More

Thank TorontoJK
Reviewed 5 February 2018

The title just about says it all. I have "snacked" here, but come mainly for the drinks and the ambiance. And if you want a Single Malt (and maybe some highly knowledgeable assistance in selecting one to your taste), then you've come to the right...More

Thank DougisfromOttawa
Reviewed 25 January 2018

We were impressed immediately by the traditional yet updated decor and created a warm atmosphere.. This pub is clean and organized. The staff were welcoming and helpful. The food was enjoyable.

Thank KNCooper
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Feeling thirsty on a Sunday afternoon before catching our train back to MTL, we stopped at this place which was close to our hotel. It was surprisingly busy for a Sunday 4PM. We were greeted and served by the very smiling, professional and attentive Stacey....More

Thank Isa-Francis
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Nothing special. Average pub in the Byward Market. A bit overpriced for what it is. You'll go there and have decent food with a decent beer selection, but nothing special.

Thank jdw862
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

The long narrow pub has a wide variety of drinks and food. Not just pub style food and draught. Classic drinks also have a version made with whiskey, their specialty. The whiskey Caesar was very good! Shepherds pie was delicious and complimented with fresh and...More

1  Thank HeatherJ902
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We probably didn't pick the right type of food, but we were craving a burger. Wasn't a great choice, they were dry and salty, and not many fries came with it. We should've known better and stuck to Irish fare but again lesson learned. Choice...More

Thank IrishBlueTraveller
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Met a group of friends for lunch. We all came in at separate times, ordering food and drink as we went. All the servers seemed very competent and calm following the orders and bills. Food came our fast and was delicious. Would go back.

1  Thank yesimallpacked
Reviewed 3 November 2017

You can't help but enjoy the staff in kilts. Ordered fish and chips which came also with colcannon. Fish and chips were good; however their version of colcannon was less than tasty. Service was efficient and when I pointed out the colcannon deficiency they immediately...More

1  Thank Nola B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Good evening . After a busy filled day in the city decided to go out for supper at the highlinder. It was a good atmosphere getting busy as expected for a Friday night on the long weekend. The door was good I had the special...More

1  Thank Steven V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, 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
Groups, Child-friendly, 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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