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The Cheshire Cat Pub

) #53 of 2,200 Restaurants in Ottawa $$ - $$$ Bar, British, Pub
2193 Richardson Side Road, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 1L0, Canada
+1 613-831-2183
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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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 5 days ago

If I were able to give it a negative rating I would. Horrible, horrible, horrible service with cold food and A MAJOR INDESCRECTION. We had a 6:30 pm reservation today for a birthday dinner and ordered a round of drinks including a NON-ALCOHOLIC beer. The...More

Thank Mariana P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for awesome atmosphere, an authentic pub, (with great food rather than terrible food like in Ireland), great beer (just as good as Ireland) and overall, just greatness, get yourself here.

Thank MobiusTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a crazy Sen's Game the restaurant was packed but they arrange a table a 20 outside were they have it covers in plastic with heaters and blankets the service was behind great the food it absolutely amazing give this reataurent a + 10 out...More

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is outstanding pub food and the service is excellent. The cottage pie was lamb and blue cheese - an interesting mix of flavours. Desert was sticky toffee pudding with ice cream. Not as good as my grandmother's but still good. I am...More

Thank Riverdog1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We all had the same meal Shaved Beef in a Yorkshire Pudding with gravy and cream horseradish,Root Veggies, mashed potatoes or French fries. Dessert was sticky pudding with ice cream best desert. We all shared my desert. Staff was very good making sure we we're...More

Thank ElizabethLedsham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mom and I went on a Thursday afternoon after hearing many good reviews! The atmosphere is very neat and gives off a very authentic English pub vibe! The craft beer list is amazing and I was able to enjoy a pint out of their...More

Thank Aimee A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time back to the newly rebuilt pub. Parking lot was full including the street. Some cars double parked. The pub was full of customers for good reason.....Excellent food and service. We had the curry lamb and beef with Yorkshire and they were to die...More

Thank Douglas S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This rustic old schoolhouse sports a woodburning stove to huddle near. Yes, it burned down overnight a few years back, but was totally rebuilt with the old feel and authentic materials, now meeting code. The story gives it all teh more charm, and it's standing...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am less enamored with this place than other reviewers. On the positive side, the restaurant is gorgeous, an old school house, and the service friendly and prompt. We were enticed to go with another couple who raved about the fish and chips, seemingly their...More

Thank Cate B
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I've probably visited the Cat 20 or more times. It is one of our favourite places. My son chose to visit it for his 14th birthday. We go in groups, as a couple or as a family and have had an excellent experience every time....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
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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