Ottawa: Tours, Restaurants, Nightlife

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Ottawa Tours

The city of Ottawa can be explored by bicycles or skates. The river bank and the Rideau Canal are picturesque. The city has many historical landmarks. Visit Gatineau Park if you are an avid hiker. The park is also famous for snowshoeing. Go river-rafting with your family on the River Ottawa. You can even take a cruise on the Rideau Canal. Many tourist attraction available in ottawa canada.

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The city is famous for the vintage steam train that plies between Gatineau Hills and the village of Wakefield. Take best advantage of the city’s ‘hop on and off’ tours. You can also try visiting the city’s hotspots using the bus routes. To get innovative try the rickshaw tour that takes you around town and the ByWard Market area. The rickshaw ride takes you up and down the hills with some runners telling you intriguing stories. There is tremendous competition between teams and you can share some of your expertise of team-building.

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Ottawa Restaurants

Courtyard Restaurant

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This restaurant combines the elegance of fine-dining with the casual atmosphere of fast-food chains. Known for its Sunday brunch, the restaurant serves authentic French cuisine, mimosa cocktails, and desserts.

Le Cordon Bleu Signatures Restaurant

This restaurant is modeled on the authentic French country-style eateries. Chefs trained at Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute are involved in preparation of dinners. This five-diamond restaurant has some of the finest menus where you can blend your dinner with some of the finest wines of France. The impeccable service is sure to leave you wanting some more.

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Par-fyūm

This bistro has a mirrored bar and open kitchen. The seasonal produce of Québec makes it to most of the dishes. The elaborate dishes are cooked in French style. The French Kiss cocktail and crème brulée are two of the finest drinks of the bistro.

Parliament Pub

Visiting this pub, you may get a chance to chat with some politicians or hear some parliamentary talk. The place is adorned with adorned with caricatures of local politicians. Some of the salads and sandwiches too are named after them.

The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro

The world’s finest gourmet burgers are served here. The ingredients are locally produced and always fresh. The burgers have some innovative combination and flavors. Ion Aimers has five stores offering some mouth-watering burgers and milkshakes.

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Ottawa Nightlife

The nightlife of the city is concentrated near Elgin Street, Bank Street and ByWard Market. The nightlife is complete with clubs, karaoke bars, and Irish pubs. Students as well as professionals get the chance to party all night. The last order should be placed before 0200 hours as the bars need to shut by 0245.

Ottawa Bars

Social is a Martini bar that serves some of the finest mojitos. Large crowds throng the area because of the live jazz. Also popular is the Heart and Crown at ByWard Market. Enjoy live music at this happening Irish pub. Another Irish pub is the Grace O’Malley’s Pub, which serves authentic Irish cuisine.

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Ottawa Clubs

The Caliente Latin Night Club gives you the chance to exhibit your dance skills, be it salsa or meringue. If jazz and R&B are your favorites, Mercury Lounge is the place for you.

Ottawa Live Music

One of the best dance clubs, which features bands from all over the country, is Barrymore’s. Fat Tuesdays is famous for its pianists and is ideal for weekend visits.