A Night at the Museum Social is planned Monday, October 2 at 7:00PM - 10:00PM at the Canadian Museum of Nature, 240 McLeod St, Ottawa. Light bites and drinks will be served, featuring beer tastings with local brewers. It is a 25 minute walk from the Delta Hotel to the Museum and many restaurants can be found along the route. Here are some suggestions you will enjoy:
Asian-inspired small plates featuring local ingredients and an impressive cocktail menu. The take-out window offers a quick way to grab a delicious bite. Kitchen open until midnight.
380 Elgin Street (300 m from the Canadian Museum of Nature)
An Ottawa institution. The Elgin Street Diner serves classic diner fare, including all-day breakfast and poutine. Open 24 hours.
374 Elgin Street (350 m from the Canadian Museum of Nature)
Expansive British-style bar featuring a rotating selection of beers on tap and standard pub favourites. Kitchen open until midnight.
361 Elgin Street (400 m from the Canadian Museum of Nature)
Cozy subterranean watering hole featuring a diverse selection of beers on tap, globally-inspired pub fare, and the works of local artists. Kitchen open until 10:30 PM
370 Elgin Street (350 m from the Canadian Museum of Nature)
Scratch vegetarian/vegan kitchen and juice bar, with a focus on local produce. Kitchen open until 10:00 PM
340 Elgin Street (450 m from the Canadian Museum of Nature)
A popular late-night hangout offering a diverse menu of appetizers, salads, burgers, and pizzas. Monday night features $6 mojitos, house wine, and appetizers. Kitchen open until midnight.
360 Elgin Street (400 m from the Canadian Museum of Nature)
Salads and hot bowls made to order. Vegan friendly. Fast.
116 Albert Street (Albert and Metcalfe)
The Byward Market (known simply as "the market" by locals) has a bustling nightlife with many pubs and restaurants. It is a 25min walk, Eastward along Wellington Street, past the Parliament Buildings, over the Rideau Canal. Favourites include the spartan and historic Chateau Lafayette (the "Laff") at 42 York Street, the Brig Pub at 23 York Street, the Earl of Sussex at 431 Sussex Drive, and Highlander Pub at 115 Rideau Street if you're a fan of Single Malt Scotch. Vineyards (54 York Street) has an extensive wine cellar, and jazz on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.