Spring is taking so long to finally arrive. Yes, the temperatures are slowly rising but this weekend Ottawa's getting a ton of snow! In April?! At this point, we all just feel like packing our bags and escaping from Ottawa. Of course, that's way easier said than done.
There are quite a few places in the city that will make you feel like you're in another country. Whether you're wanting to travel to Italy or spend your full day acting like you're in France, there are spots everywhere. So if you want to pretend like the snowstorm that's predicted to happen this weekend isn't going to happen, head over to this restaurant and act like you're in France.
Savoy Brasserie is the perfect restaurant to go to if you want to feel some major French Pub vibes. If you always crave the fun of being in another city then this restaurant is the place to go. The Savoy Brasserie serves up French cuisine in a French atmosphere. Every Friday Night the Savoy has live music, making it have even more of an extreme Europe vibe.
This restaurant doesn’t only serve up dinners, but they also have the most amazing brunches perfect for a weekend brunch date. Honestly, if you’re someone that loves to have a delicious brunch then you need to head here. The decor will transport you straight to France and you will love the lively atmosphere.
Even if you head here and simply have a cocktail, it is a great place to go to try to act like you're in another country for a bit. Their menu includes many French dishes to make you feel like you're in France even more! Some of their meals include:
- Beef Bourguignon: Braised Chuck, Asparagus, Sautéed Mushrooms, Carrots, Pearl Onions, Sautéed Mini Potatoes
- Moules and Frites: Erdinger Dunkel and Herbs, Leeks and Lemon Cream
- White Wine Risotto: Mushrooms, Leeks, Pecan, Romano Cheese, Asparagus, Arugula
And don't even get me started on their desserts and sweet brunch treats! If you are someone with a sweet tooth then you 100% have to head here. Some of their sweet treats include:
- Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée
- Country Style French Toast
- Red Velvet Pancake Stack
- Dark Chocolate Fondant
- Gelato and Sorbet
If you're craving an escape from Ottawa then make your way to Savoy Brasserie. This restaurant is located in Westboro at 334 Richmond Road. They are open every day from 9 am to midnight. For more information about this restaurant be sure to check out their website here.