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Highlander Pub

#117 of 2,308 Restaurants in Ottawa
$$ - $$$, British,
115 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X1, Canada
+1 613-562-5678
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“haggis” (17 reviews)
“colcannon” (5 reviews)
“fish and chips” (23 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
115 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like your whisky or a "Scot" looking for a taste of home, this is the place to go! A massive range of malts from every whisky region. Great staff & I had the pleasant surprise of a free dram as I sat down...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excelent grill ( fish and ships, Salmon etc ) Nice pub Good customer service . We went in a large group, and the service was good. Nice live music ( It was a friday night )

Thank flakitaD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate lunch here on a week day in August, and the streets were crowded with tourists. The place is decorated with all things Scottish in mind, and as a highland dancer and lover of all things Scottish, it was great to look at the...More

Thank highlandancer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a friendly place to stop and people watch. We were outside and the service was great. It was fun to people watch, The drinks were cold and served fast.

Thank VSattui1232
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Highlander’s for drinks on a weekday afternoon. We sat outside, on a warm summer day. It was not too busy at that time, and the waitresses are friendly. I ordered a Scottish Sangria, which tasted good and was not too strong. I...More

Thank christene r
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Sure, the decor is over the top, but the pub-fare food is solid, and the selection of whiskies is probably without equal in the city. Tasting flights come with impressive tasting notes

Thank Annushka82
Reviewed August 5, 2018

..the Treaty of Arbroath displayed prominently, this place has little to offer - all Walter Scott kitsch. Scotland the what???

Thank Mick M
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

I dropped by just to relax and I was surprised by their great whiskey selection. Behind the bar, Dave gives good advice and the prices are affordable. I will return!

1  Thank dlefebvre
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Ordered a burger and chips. Waited at least 50 minutes before getting food. Was not a busy period. Pub inside was empty and only a few customers on the terrasse. Bun wasn’t warm and onions were so cold, it could not be eaten... Good beers...More

Thank Louloupel
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Scottish style pub, we liked the atmosphere. Friendly waitress who spilled a big glass of water on the table and me. No problem, it happens, but I would had appreciated (and refused) a discount offer because of the accident. Food was OK.

Thank pengemex
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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, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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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