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Address: 340 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0J9, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 613-594-0233
14:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 14:00 - 02:00

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Nice venue Indifferent staff

We Had a pints of beer each Seem like fun place nice venue but staff indifferent to customers. No interaction at all. Main bartender was ok iPhone all night

Reviewed 14 October 2016
Denis B
Montreal, Canada
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Cobourg, Canada
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152 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We have visited before but just thought I would review this pub for TripAdvisor. Saturday afternoon quiet but sure much busier in the evening. Must return soon and test this theory. For the moment a good and quiet place to have a drink with friends and kick back after a day in the Gatineau. Will definitely be back.

Thank Angus C
Montreal, Canada
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39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We Had a pints of beer each Seem like fun place nice venue but staff indifferent to customers. No interaction at all. Main bartender was ok iPhone all night

Thank Denis B
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Imagine during the Karaoke yesterday @ CENTER TOWN PUB, two guys were doing a blow job in front of people naked . I find it is very low class, we are there for singing , not to watch people having sex. Dan the barman told me to leave and security men, I can not believe they do not respect customers.... More 

6 Thank Stranger49
Ottawa, Canada
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41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2014

I have gone to Centretown Pub since its opening night 30 years ago. I have liked its laid-back ambience. And most of the staff have been great. On Thursday night, however, I had an experience that has led me to decide not to return. I overheard one of the servers slam Muslims -- because they don't drink. I called him... More 

7 Thank RobP234678
Playa del Ingles, Spain
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2013

Visiting for the first time finding this place on the gaycity app and found it to be very friendly. Barman had a great sense of humour and asked us about our home in the UK and offered advice on Ottawa. Even the obvious regulars joined in! Recommended.

1 Thank Trev961
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2013

If you hang out with gay friends or gay-wannabe friends or gay-friendly friends, this is the perfect place. You will feel slightly gay or even not at all: front terasse would be fun on summer, back terasse also if you want more intimacy. Look around before putting your name in pool list. Cheap bear every sunday pm. Feel like dancing,... More 

4 Thank Yosefindra
Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2011

If you're not a well known regular customer at CP, you'll feel like an extra terestrial. Staff people are like robots, they won't be friendly, they won't smile or make any eye contact, unless they know you for years... No wonder I was the only tourist here, no woder the bar was very quiet... on a saturday night! Pathetic place... More 

7 Thank worldsocialguy
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2008

A charming pub with pretty obvious cruising. This pub has all the qualities required to maintain a successful operation for years to come - provided that improvements are made to the washrooms, staff professionalism, and basement level (as a whole). The bar is becoming quite run-down in many aspects. An infusion of investment and pride in the pub will do... More 

6 Thank OttawaPuppy

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