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Nicholson's Tavern & Pub

625 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2516
+1 513-564-9111
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scotch egg” (13 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
625 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2516
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Reviewed yesterday

Back for a second visit to Nicolsons after our second visit to Cincy.Nice to be in it as it is themed after a bar in my city of Edinburgh,Scotland(Cafe Royal).Our server tony was excellent and looked after us well,he is a credit to the bar...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a fantastic find: I was lucky to see it on OpenTable. The decor was scottish and so was the bar - if you like single malts you will find pages and pages and pages of choices! - and the food was great. I...More

Thank BenVerona
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bar and many of the design elements are imported from Scotland. Warm, friendly service. Try the Belhaven Ale and fish and chips.

Thank Marla M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here on a very quiet weekday during Happy Hour, although I was only one of two for the first 30 min at the bar. Well appointed Scottish style bar that should be busier. Why conflicted. Well, I came during a staff meeting but...More

Thank AMsays
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had not been to Nicholson's for a couple of years. Glad we went back. The four of us had pot roast, scallops, Sheppard's pie, and lobster mac and cheese. Each entre' was delicious and served by very efficient and personable staff. I would definitely go...More

Thank msc196
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a large business dinner here, the fried chicken and mashed potatoes were delicious as were the appetizers. Great bar and service!

Thank luckyno39
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Service was excellent. Had the best corn beef sandwich ever! But the soup and the dessert were not so good.

Reviewed 3 August 2017

Worst service I have had in years! Had to ask twice for two of the three things I asked for. Waited over ten minutes for a glss of wine I ordered and when I went to find it was told by a member of staff...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 21 July 2017

It has become our tradition to run the Flying Pig 1/2 marathon and then clean up and then walk to Nicholson's for drinks and lunch. Great selection of beers (I love the draft selections from England) and service from Jasmine was top notch. Split an...More

Thank bikeboy62
Reviewed 17 July 2017

In town for Reds game and went to Happy Hour on Friday to get primed for the game and avoid some crazy ball park prices. Tried three different beers from England and Ireland and a couple appetizers. The food (guac and chips and artichoke/ cheese...More

Thank Bill J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2516
    (Between 6th and 7th)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 513-564-9111
Located in downtown Cincinnati across from the Aronoff Center, Nicholson’s is a restaurant and bar serving fine food and drink in a genuine Scottish tavern setting. Taking inspiration from the public houses found throughout Great Britain, our goal is to provide our guests with authentic hospitality and a brilliant dining experience. In addition to high-quality food, we offer a wide variety of beer, wine, bourbon, craft cocktails and feature one of the best selections of single malt scotch whiskies in the area.
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