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Highlander Pub

#119 of 2,296 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%
Travellers talk about
“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 1 week ago

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

Thank Mick M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Prepare to be nickle and dimed for everything! Moderate priced so so food and then they’ll charge you for condiments!

Thank DerFlieger
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

great food. ample quantity. best whiskey selection out of Scotland. Owner has time for his patrons. servers friendly and helpful. washrooms down narrow stairs. great patio. husband loves their haggis. highly recommended.

2  Thank Karen Ann S
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

We headed out for the day for lunch and a bit of a whisky tasting. Good selection of whiskies to choose from and flights of different price points. The Dalmore has obviously been open a while and oxidized/lost some of its complexity, it was bland....More

Thank Heather G
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Corner Scottish pub in Byward Market with an outstanding selection of sScotches. Knowledgeable and embracing bartender made for an entertaining and enjoyable visit. Fish and chips were outstanding and reasonably priced, and was obviously a local favorite place to eat & drink. We returned several...More

1  Thank T S
Reviewed June 11, 2018

The Highlander was always very busy when we were passing so we decided to call in and see what all the fuss was about. Quick service. Toilets needed a bit of a tidy up - not sure what had been going on down there!

Thank Kazza9173
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Very tasty and quick tacos and chicken wings. Order was taken and filled well. An enjoyable experience.

Thank john1eden
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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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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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