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The Cheshire Cat Pub

#57 of 2,255 Restaurants in Ottawa}
$$ - $$$, 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” (18 reviews)
“fish and chips” (65 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 3 days ago

This was my first visit and I was pleasantly surprised at how nice this “pub” was. The atmosphere was like being in Europe. The staff was excellent. I was delighted that they had fried cauliflower on the menu as an appetizer. Our group also tried...More

Thank FoodandTea_Lover
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fabulous food, enjoyed the fish and chips, great atmosphere and service was amazing considering it was standing line waiting for tables. Highly recommend this wonderful place to ear.

Thank travelling-grandma-9
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to the Cheshire Cat after visiting the Diefenbunker, a bit chilled and quite hungry. We found a warm, welcoming restaurant and staff who where equally inviting. The menu is quite varied and there were more beers on tap than I even tried to...More

Thank relaxing_dad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a late lunch here with some friends after visiting the Carp Christmas Farmer's Market. We had to wait about 15 mins for a table, but I think that's unusual - the place was just crowded with a ton of people who were also visiting...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Monday, for a late pub/burger lunch and the place was still jammed. Obviously the locals know about it. A wonderful old stone building, with whimsical, historic atmosphere. Great ambiance, good service, in spite of it being busy.

Thank CondorCounter
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We popped into The Cheshire Cat for a bite to eat on our way home from Ottawa . Always a busy spot we expected a wait , we willing added our name to list and were asked what we were drinking right away. Although a...More

Thank LucyvBrown
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Was really looking forward to this visit as their reputation is great. However, on a Friday nite, it was very noisy, which is fine if you're a 20 to 40 something. We had to wait to be seated, and ended up sitting upstairs. Menu suggested...More

Thank Billi L
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We've been here several times and have always been more than pleased. The ambience of this cozy pub, the great service, the selection of brews and the most delicious food never disappoint. In the summer we sit outside on the patio and love the pizza...More

Thank amrh2006
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Went while visiting family in the area. Great place! Food was amazing, staff was excellent, and they had an awesome beer selection!

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Ok full disclosure...we have been here a half dozen times...we use to love it...in fact I still want to love it as the food is good! But the service is crazy bad! The last couple times the servers have been outright rude, non-attentive just would...More

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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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