Patio season is in full swing and we are absolutely loving it. Taking in the hot summer sun as you sip on your delicious cold drink is one of the best ways to spend your summer day. Whether you go out with your friends to catch up or you head to a patio with your bae, there is no better way to have a drink during the summer time. Seriously, sooner than we know it the dreadful colder weather will roll back around, these are the best months to spend as much time as possible outdoors.
There are so many patios in Ottawa with stunning views. From river views to incredible views of Parliament Hill, patios in Ottawa know how to impress. This patio is great because it floats on water! You will be immersed in nature's beauty as you sip on your favourite drink.
The views from this patio are insane! Since the patio floats on a river, you are sure to fall in love with the sounds of water, birds, and trees as they blow in the summer wind. The Rockcliffe Boathouse is the perfect spot to visit if you want to have a day drink with your friends. While you sit on the patio is moves with the waves making is extremely soothing and peaceful.
The patio is located right on the Ottawa river with views of Gatineau. To get to the boathouse you need to take a drive down a dirt road that is a tad bumpy but totally worth it. The food served up at the Rockcliffe Boathouse is typical pub food, so don't go expecting a 5-course meal. Instead, simply order some fries and a drink to enjoy the incredible views of the Ottawa river! Some things they serve up include poutine, tacos, burgers, smoked meats, lasagna, and fajitas.
The Rockcliffe Boathouse is a great place to visit to take in the summer sunset. After a day out exploring the city, end your evening by having some drinks and watching the sunset. The views of the vibrant sun reflecting off of the river are sure to have you mesmerized. This is a beautiful patio to chill at this summer and if you've never been, this summer is your chance to check it out.
While at the Rockcliffe Boathouse you can order beers, coolers, wines, and shots. The pub-style restaurant is a great place to go for a casual outing with friends. As you day drink under the summer sun and watch as the boats go by, you will 100% fall in love with this floating patio.
The Rockcliffe Boathouse is located at Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway. You can get to the restaurant by boat if you wish or you can drive to it. Heading here with a car requires you to drive down a bumpy dirt road from the Rockcliffe viewpoint under the American embassy to the river. If you're in search of a unique location to have a couple day drinks, this is a great spot in Ottawa. For more information about this boathouse patio, be sure to visit their website here.