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Signatures Restaurant

453 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6R4, Canada
+1 613-236-2499
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
French, Canadian, International, European, Gluten Free Options
453 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6R4, Canada
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

I know the Cordon Bleu restaurant from previous reservations for lunch. I was always satisfied that is why on October 5th we reserved for my son getting married as a celebration of the day. We started with water that was lukewarm ( three times in...More

1  Thank Nicole G
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Once again, I was not disappointed nor was my friend. The food, service, ambiance were amazing. Wonderful dining experience.

Thank Francine D
Reviewed October 8, 2018

The Cordons Bleu school and its Signature Restaurant occupy a beautiful old mansion that once belonged to timber barons. Our lunch the Signature was very enjoyable. Two principal set menus were imaginative, well served and well presented. The food and wine list are very good....More

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We decided to go to this restaurant in the last minute during our quick visit in Ottawa. The surprise was amazing! They put us in a special table, offered some appetizers for free and the food was simple incredible. It is a french restaurant, with...More

Thank 867alexa
Reviewed September 21, 2018

A birthday celebration was a real delight. The 4-course table d'hote dinner included the duck breast & a bottle of wine. Devon was an awesome server - great communication, friendly, awesome service. The maitre d' offered to take us to see the cooking school. A...More

1  Thank Antonio8069
Reviewed August 5, 2018

I love duck and was not disappointed with the breast which was perfectly cooked and a duck confit with mashed potato with a wine sauce My husband enjoyed the scallops and the risotto was exceptional with truffles The soup du jour was fresh and good....More

Thank Peggy C
Mercedes G, Manager at Signatures Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Hello, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. I'm especially pleased to hear that you enjoyed the duck as we had just changed our menu last week! I hope that you are able to come back when it is possible to enjoy the patio....More

Reviewed July 2, 2018

If you feel like having french food, this is the restaurant in Ottawa. Excellent service, very good beef tenderloin, cooked exactly to your specifications. As a - free - appetizer, they offer a small bite-size cheese shortbread, and a small warm terrine asparagus topped with...More

Thank Vel0mane
Mercedes G, Manager at Signatures Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed everything, including the little extras. Unfortunate that you did not enjoy the dessert. Next time, if there is nothing else on the dessert menu that tickles your fancy, you can opt for...More

Reviewed June 26, 2018

The restaurant looks amazing. It was somewhat small though. There was a group accross the room and we could hear them very well so I can't imagine when the room is full. The food was amazing and we both loved everything. Service was great and...More

Thank joseelaurinj
Mercedes G, Manager at Signatures Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

Hello, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are incredibly pleased that we were able to make your dinner so memorable. We are especially happy that we were able to make your boyfriends birthday even more special that it was already. Sincerely, Mercedes...More

Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Four of us dined at Signatures restaurant in Ottawa and it was the most horrible meal we have ever experienced . This restaurant was recommended by the concierge at the Fairmont Château Laurier. We were expecting a five-star experience of exquisite French cuisine. The menu...More

2  Thank seeithearittouchit
Mercedes G, Manager at Signatures Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Hello. We are truly sorry that you did not enjoy your experience at Signatures by Le Cordon Bleu. We strive to present the best food and service possible and that was obviously not achieved. We do appreciate criticism, both good and bad, as we acknowledge...More

Reviewed June 1, 2018

Some of our guests have previously experienced Signatures 'cordon bleu' lunch menu, which is always sublime. Our 50th Anniversary event was no exception. The lunch was beyond great, but the front staff also made the day. My 95 year-old mother-in-law was treated like a queen...More

Thank A_White_wi_Jaunty
Mercedes G, Manager at Signatures Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2018

Hello Mr. and Mrs White. We are absolutely thrilled that we were able to be a part of such a special occasion and especially proud that we were able to help make it memorable.It was truly a pleasure to serve you and your loved ones....More

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Questions & Answers
November 26, 2016|
Response from LeCordon_BleuOttawa | Property representative |
Chef Anton, is great at accommodating all kinds of nutritional wishes. By informing the server of your preferences in advance, Chef will adjust his menus accordingly. Bon Appetit!
Onno O
March 25, 2016|
Response from LeCordon_BleuOttawa | Property representative |
Please feel free to inform your server of your nutritional preferences and Chef Anton will adjust accordingly. Due to our Chef's origins (Nice, France) the cuisine is extremely flavorful, colorful with a wonderful texture... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$71
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 453 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6R4, Canada (Formerly Le Cordon Bleu Bistro @ Signatures)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-236-2499
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Signatures Restaurant offers you exceptional cuisine, a unique setting and luxurious hospitality for your next culinary experience. Signatures Restaurant brings a modern twist to a fine dining experience. Combining modern cuisine with relaxing decor and a stress-free ambience, Signatures can be your oasis. Our menus showcase an outstanding selection of local seasonal ingredients with bold creativity and artistic presentations during lunch or dinner. Every week we will feature a new original lunch menu showcasing the talents of our dedicated team. Our dinner menus also reflect the changes of the seasons. Located in the historic Munross mansion, just steps from the Rideau River, Signatures Restaurant offers elegantly appointed banquet and private dining rooms, winding staircases and crystal chandeliers, something unique to the city of Ottawa.
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