What's summer without hitting up patios in the city? Seriously, sipping on a cold drink while soaking up the summer sun is what summer is all about. This patio is downtown Ottawa and it will 100% give you the best views of the city. This outdoor patio is perfect if you're trying to find somewhere to relax with your friends while sipping on a glass of wine or beer.
There are a ton of different patios in the city, but when thinking of patios with incredible views, it can be a tough challenge. Patios in the city are usually paired with a busy street with cars and not much else to take in. Of course Copper Spirits and Sights comes through with downtown Ottawa views, but this spot in the city is a definite equal.
Tavern On The Hill is located downtown Ottawa and is sure to have you in love with Ottawa's views. The seasonal outdoor canteen sells a variety of goodies, from coffee to ice cream to hot dogs, you will seriously enjoy every minute at this patio. From this incredible outdoor patio you can see Parliament Hill, The Chateau Laurier, The Supreme Court of Canada, the Ottawa River, the Astrolabe, the Notre-Dame Basilica, and the National Gallery of Canada. With so many landmarks in sight there's no doubt that you will love it here.
The outdoor patio has couches as well as tables to sit at while you sip away your day. The experience has a full bar that offers wine and beer as well as signature cocktails. Every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday evening Tavern On The Hill has live jazz nights where bands come to play music. This patio is the perfect place to enjoy all the summer vibes.
Tavern On The Hill serves up gourmet hot dogs, Bridgehead coffee, ice cream and a variety of drinks. If you're vegan or gluten free don't worry you can substitute for vegan hot dogs as well as gluten free hot dogs and buns. Some of their many gourmet hot dogs include:
- The Backyard Dawg: maple whiskey pulled pork, summer slaw, bacon
- The Soprano: house meatballs, house tomato garlic sauce, olives, mozzarella, bell peppers, parmesan
- The MTL: smoked meat, pickles, house grainy mustard
- The Seoul Sista: pulled pork, "Heirloom Kitchen" kimchi, pickled jalapeños, green onions, crispy shallots
At night the Tavern On The Hill glows and is illuminated by pretty fairy lights. They also have fire pits that they light up on nights when it gets a little chilly. It is seriously the perfect place to chill at with friends or take your first date. At Tavern On The Hill you can chat away your night and enjoy all of the views.
Tavern On The Hill is located at 1223 Alexandra Bridge right beside Major's Hill Park. There are parking spots available below the park. They open up daily at 7 am to 1 am, so it's a perfect place to hit up for a late night drink or a yummy gourmet hot dog lunch. No matter what you go for, you are bound to love your time at this stunning outdoor patio. For more information about Tavern On The Hill, visit their website here.