Ring in the New Year at these Rideau Restaurants!

It’s the biggest celebration of the year! Many festivities are happening around Ottawa to help bring the year to a close. Before you head out for your evening, why not treat yourself to an incredible meal and a glass sparkling champagne at one of these restaurants in Downtown Rideau?

The Shore Club, 11 Colonel By

Enjoy tender steaks and fresh seafood in The Shore Club’s contemporary upscale dining room. Indulge in one of their seafood towers that include all of the finest and freshest seafood or a fine selection of different cuts of steak. Make sure you pair everything with an extra dirty martini! 



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Metropolitan Brasserie, 700 Sussex 

If you love fantastic food, delicious drinks and freshly shucked oysters, the Metropolitan Brasserie is the place to ring in the new year! Enjoy a 3 course menu featuring Crab Napoleon, Lobster Thermidor, or a decadent Molten Chocolate Lava cake. Make sure you reserve online soon as space is limited. 



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Savanna Lounge, 145 Besserer 

There is no other fine dining restaurant like Savanna Lounge in the region. Indulge in a meal prepared with only the best ingredients, signature cocktails, and enjoy a night out of true luxury. Go all out with their seafood tower including salmon nigiri, tuna rolls, and Wagyu tacos, and pair it with a premium bottle of champagne. 



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Zoe’s Ottawa, 1 Rideau

Sit down in Zoe’s Lounge and take in the beautiful atmosphere of the Fairmont Château Laurier on New Year’s Eve. Who wouldn’t want to ring in the new year in Ottawa’s castle!

Enjoy a four course meal featuring burrata fattoush, black lime duck breast and delectable chocolate tart with blackcurrant gel and tonka cream.



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Norca, 30 Daly Ave

Dine in the beautiful Norca restaurant inside Le Germain hotel and indulge in flavourful food inspired by Canadian ingredients.

Sip on classic cocktails, natural wines, or local beers. They pair beautifully with Norca’s gourmet Northern Canadian cuisine.



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Downtown Rideau

A 53-block area representing over 600 thriving businesses and organizations, the main goal of the Downtown Rideau Business Improvement Area (D.R.B.I.A.) is to position the district as a high-street destination for shopping, dining, and culture.

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