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The Cheshire Cat Pub

$$ - $$$, British,
2193 Richardson Side Road, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 1L0, Canada
+1 613-831-2183
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cottage pie” (19 reviews)
“fish and chips” (75 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2193 Richardson Side Road, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 1L0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Today was my first trip to the Cat and loved the atmosphere as soon as I walked through the door. My girlfriend and I had attempted to go a couple weeks ago on a Friday night and they were lined up down the street waiting...More

Thank merlin19942002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a friends birthday on a weekend. The service was good considering the waitress has far to many tables and the place was packed. The food was ok for me, nothing to rave about and certainly nothing I would order again which was...More

1  Thank KaitJC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming to the Cheshire Cat since 1992. Get there a few times a year. It has kept its charm and manic through the years and restore. Good food, great beer. Check out the "cask beer" on tap. Love this place.

Thank Misterrude
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking forward to visit this establishment as several people were recommending. Sadly, it was not up to par and expectation with several issues during our visit from the wrong food ordered, not delivering drinks with plates looking like kids special. We wrote directly...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well, that was a disappointment. I have been to the Cheshire Cat several times and have never yet been truly happy either with my meal or with the service and tonight was the worst ever. I have given this place many chances because of how...More

Thank Joy B
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Dined for dinner last evening at the pub, my first visit and I found it very quaint. I love the old stone bldg. (rebuilt years ago after a fire) The staff were very accommodating as our group included my 95 yr old father. My dad...More

Thank HazelEyes125
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is very much an authentic pub in a quaint stone house with a perfect pub atmoshere. The food is great and the beer selection is excellent. The service is very good, however its very busy, so expect some delays. Try the fish and chips,...More

Thank peterwP9449YD
Reviewed 27 February 2018

I hadn't been here in YEARS! Since before the fire. I love this place, it's always busy, and such a warm atmosphere. We had a reservation for 5 people and were seated upstairs, the waitresses were so attentive but not in your face. Three of...More

1  Thank Traveling_gemini77
Reviewed 20 February 2018

While it can get very busy there (arrive early unless you want to be lined up for a while), The Cheshire Cat never fails to provide a great selection of beer and some amazing food. They were making hand battered chicken (they warned about a...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Saturday family lunch out. Decided on the Cat. We got in at 1315 and the place was still packed. We did, however, manage to get a table upstairs. We were quickly asked if we wanted something to drink. My wife and I had a nice...More

Thank PDMM_Gourmands
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2193 Richardson Side Road, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 1L0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-831-2183
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