Sometimes you just want to add on that extra contour, wing your eyeliner a little longer, and wear those heels. I get you. Whether you want to go out with your s/o or just have a complete BFF night out, these places will have you feeling fly AF.
It's time to get all dressed up and be fancy AF. Iron that old suit and crack out your old prom shoes cause these places will have you feeling fly all night long.
Common Eatery // 380 Elgin St
This restaurant is already pretty popular and seen often on the gram. So head here if you feel like slaying everyone with your fire outfit. The restaurant also has a cute AF wall of roses... nuff said.
Salt // 345 Preston St
Salt's restaurant is absolutely stunning. Sit by the fire while having some drinks then head in to eat. If you love fine dining definitely check out Salt.
Moscow Tea Room // 527 Sussex Dr
In the heart of the ByWard market, Moscow Tea Room will make you and your friends feel chic and classy AF. Don't let the name trick you, this lounge serves up award winning drinks and has a variety of options on their drink menu.
National Arts Centre // 1 Elgin St
The National Arts Centre is currently holding dozens of Canada Scene shows that are created by Canadian artists and the cloud installation is one of the art pieces. Definitely, head to the NAC to watch a show and don't be afraid to dress TF up.
Makita Kitchen Bar Ottawa // 589 Bank St
In the North end of the Glebe, Makita Kitchen Bar sells delicious foods as well as wonderful wines, beers, and cocktails. Head here for some drinks and wear your favourite outfit.
J'adore Beauty Bar & Lounge // 329A Elgin Street
This fancy AF nail salon doubles as a bar. Pamper your nails and get a mani-pedi while sipping on your favourite wine. You and your friends are sure to have a unique and fun experience together at J'adore Beauty Bar & Lounge. Don't be afraid to dress up because this is a classy salon.
Mezzanotte Bistro Italiano // 50 Murray St
Fancy, classy, and comfortable. Mezzanotte Bistro Italiano serves up the most amazing Italian dishes. If you enjoy Italian cuisine definitely check out this restaurant while wearing your classic little black dress.
Copper Spirits and Sights // 325 Dalhousie Street
A bar with a surreal view of Ottawa? Yes please. Andaz Ottawa has a bar called Copper Sights & Spirits, the rooftop patio overlooks Downtown Ottawa and is without a doubt worth dressing up for.
Fairouz // 343 Somerset Street West
Fairouz is located in an adorable house and serves up delicious Middle Eastern cuisine. The decor is unreal, and it makes this Middle Eastern restaurant stand out from all the others. This place is for sure worth that new pair of shoes.
Sidedoor // 18 York St
Sidedoor serves up some delicious dishes. Their meals are inspired by street food of Southeast Asia. The restaurant has massive windows and unique chandeliers that make the room look fantastic. Head here for some yummy food, drinks, donuts, and be sure to break out your best dress.
Metropolitain Brasserie // 700 Sussex Dr
This stunning restaurant is a sure winner for your fancy AF night out. Metropolitain Brasserie is located right beside the Fairmont Château Laurier so you already know that it's super classy.
The Albion Rooms // 33 Nicholas St
This restaurant has an amazing bar and an entire menu just for cocktails. After undergoing a massive facelift The Albion Rooms has a fresh and modern design that is definitely worth some extra lipstick.
Joey Restaurants // Multiple Locations
Joey Restaurants are simply perfect for a night out with your bae or your BFFs. They are fancy but don't act too bougey (which I love). They just opened up at Rideau and also have a location at Lansdowne. Wherever you go you're bound to have some delicious food and amazing dessert (I recommend the Molten Chocolate Cake).