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The Scone Witch

) #16 of 2,243 Restaurants in Ottawa $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
150 Elgin Street | Cafe entrance located on Gloucester street., Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5B2, Canada
+1 613-232-2173
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (41 reviews)
“scones” (362 reviews)
“vanilla cream” (16 reviews)
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Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
150 Elgin Street | Cafe entrance located on Gloucester street., Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5B2, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed at Ottawa's Lord Elgin Hotel for three nights in July and ate all three mornings two blocks away at the Scone Witch -- yes, we kept coming back for more. Both the sweet and the savory scones were great -- although the cheddar...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 5 days ago

2 scrambled eggs and a scone of your choice, with a very bit of salad and a fruit garnish (and no coffee) will set you back 15 bucks. Not worth it by a long shot. I had the smaller breakfast which consisted of scrambled eggs...More

Thank icopnick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The scones were really good with some interesting flavours (I had lemon and poppyseed with strawberry jam!) The atmosphere was good too, trendy and casual cafe vibe.

Thank happies_travel_bunny
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here on our way to our bike tour for a quick breakfast. Fantastic scones, warm and pleasant service. You can't go wrong. We each had the egg witch with cheese and fruit. Fruit came with a lovely citrusy dressing applied with a delicate hand,...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous service, the food and ambiance are amazing! Be early because this place is smoking busy. Open concept restaurant you hear the hustle and bustle of the place.

Thank WaltersRevenge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If in the area worth stopping by for some eats but if busy you'll need some patience. Ordering could be rejigged to be easier. Not necessarily fast take out, which is good. More like a sit down cafe, but you order before you sit down....More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast/brunch two times during our 5-day stay. There are 2 entrances; one via the mall off Elgin and the other off Gloucester St. When you enter, you place your order and pay for it at the counter, you're given a number...More

Thank donnamarieh
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

A family member told me about the Scone Witch and that it was a must when visiting Ottawa. She was right. Do yourself a favor and grab a scone.

Thank Amber M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

At brunchtime on a quiet Saturday morning, the place was buzzing, and we discovered that it would be at least a 25-minute wait for a breakfast plate, so we bought two scones. One was still warm from the oven. The scones were light, flaky and...More

Thank johnterauds
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I had a nice breakfast at Sconewitch however the service was very slow. I ordered the breakfast and it took nearly half an hour, I was starting to think perhaps my order had been forgotten when the server came over at last. I was on...More

Thank CD154913
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17 July 2017|
Response from CyndeeLaw | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I buy scones to go whenever I can. The caveat is to get there early because they can run out of scones by the end of lunch. They even offer to see frozen scones that you can bake at home.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Elgin Street | Cafe entrance located on Gloucester street., Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-232-2173
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