Image Credit: @bridgetobougie (left), @tropikal_ottawa (right)
Canada’s capital region has a constantly evolving culinary scene and there are tons of new restaurants that have opened this year to explore! From incredible storytelling tasting menus to trendy spots with luxury decor, there’s something for every palate and preference.
Check out our round-up of new restaurants in and around Ottawa to add to your foodie bucket list.
This Gatineau hot spot offers an incredible luxury dining experience for both the palate and the senses. The restaurant is thoughtfully designed with an alluring blend of low-lit aesthetics and captivating fixtures. Every detail is a work of art!
Their menu also offers out-of-this world dishes like sushi with 24K gold sprinkles, Wagyu Carpaccio, and handmade pasta.
Boujie is the perfect spot to visit for a fun girls night, romantic date night, or for any special occasion!
Location: 175 Promenade du Portage, Gatineau
This new local wine bar and plant-based restaurant opened their doors just a few weeks ago and they’re quickly generating buzz!
The dining room is funky and vibrant with fun artwork on every wall. Perfect for an IG moment!
Dishes on St. Elsewhere’s menu include a Mushroom Risotto, Smoked Tofu, and Beet Tartare.
Location: 826 Somerset St W, Ottawa
Kathā offers modern, fine dining Indian cuisine through an 8-course blind tasting journey.
The restaurant is a transformation of beloved Ottawa restaurant, Vivaan, and offers an even richer canvas of flavours, aromas, and experiences.
The tasting menu spans from the intricacy of their Tapioca Papadum to the indulgence of their Lentil Payasam. Each course is a chapter in a story, encapsulating the essence of modern Indian cuisine.
Location: 225 Preston St, Ottawa
Tropikal offers a Caribbeam and Afro-Latin cuisine experience in a modern and vibrant setting.
This is the perfect spot to visit if you’re experience the cold weather blues – the colourful decor and electric energy inside the restaurant will transport you to the islands, no passport needed!
Their house specialties include Oysters, Mac & Cheese, Jerk Poutine, and Rasta Pasta.
Location: 89 Clarence St, Ottawa