Ottawa Luxury Travel Guide

By Genevieve Marceau, updated on September 2022

Who said Ottawa was boring?

Allow me to prove you otherwise with my personal selection of Ottawa’s most exciting and romantic establishments. Looking to nourish your mind and feast your eyes in world class museums? Seeking a gastronomic experience for two in some of Canada's best restaurants? Keep scrolling down!

Don't forget to checkout my updated Montreal Luxury Travel Guide!

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Ottawa Landmarks

Atelier Fine Canadian Modern

Beckta    Fine Canadian 

Absinthe  Fine Canadian Bistro

Riviera  Fine Canadian

Gezellig  Upscale Bistro, Canadian

E18hteen  Steakhouse + Seafood, Canadian

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North & Navy  North Italian

Supply and Demand  Fine food + raw bar

Aiana • Multicultural, Canadian

Stofa  International, Canadian

Alice  Fine vegetable-fermented focus

Carben  International, Canadian 

Just Across The River (Quebec)

Les Fougères  Fine French Canadian

L'Orée du bois  Fine French European

Le Cellier • European, Portuguese

Sterling  Steakhouse, Canadian

Weekend outside the city

Chateau Montebello, Quebec

CHÂTEAU MONTEBELLO

Montebello, QC

A luxurious retreat at Le Château Montebello, the world's largest log cabin! Surrounded by nature, on the shores of the Ottawa River, and right by the Omega Park, this destination offers an upscale yet rustic experience.

1 hour drive from Ottawa

Ste Anne's Spa, Grafton, Ontario

STE. ANNE'S SPA

Grafton, ON

Set on 400 acres, this high end destination is regarded as one of Ontario's best health and wellness spa resort. From their eucalyptus steam room and delicious food to the tranquility garden and hiking trails, it is the perfect sensual weekend getaway for two.

3 hours drive from Ottawa

Prince Edward County, Drake Devonshire

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Prince Edward County, ON

Located on the shores of Lake Ontario, this idyllic and picturesque haven has so much to offer, including a tasting experience at their local wineries, a stroll in the Sandbanks provincial park, a private sail boat tour and their many, delicious restaurants. 

2.5 hours drive from Ottawa