Lansdowne, Glebe

Glebe and Old Ottawa South

The Glebe is a unique and beautiful Ottawa neighbourhood filled with shopping boutiques, restaurants and green spaces. Visit the Glebe to find your new favourite dish, cocktail or clothing item.

Food + Drinks

With cozy cafes like Beandigen, eateries and fun bars like CRAFT Beer Market, the Glebe’s dining scene is an adventure waiting to unfold. Food enthusiasts can explore the many restaurants with unique dishes and classic favourites.

The neighbourhood also embraces the farm-to-table concept, with several restaurants emphasizing sustainable practices and highlighting the region’s seasonal produce. When it comes to drinks, the Glebe doesn’t disappoint. Quaint wine bars and cocktail spots offer an inviting ambiance to unwind with friends over handcrafted beverages.

Arts + Culture

A dynamic arts and culture scene adds a vibrancy to the Glebe neighbourhood. Art galleries like Studio Sixty Six, an independent theatre, and cultural spaces dot the streets, showcasing a diverse range of creative expressions.

With a VIP Cineplex located at Lansdowne Park airing the latest Hollywood movies and a local theatre showcasing indie films, you’ll find the entertainment experience you’re looking for.

Outdoor activities

The expansive pathways along the picturesque Rideau Canal beckon walkers, joggers and cyclists to enjoy leisurely outings against a scenic backdrop. Nearby parks like Patterson Creek Park provide serene settings for picnics, reading or simply soaking in the tranquility of the surroundings.

The Lansdowne Park area hosts seasonal farmers’ markets, yoga classes and outdoor concerts, fostering a sense of community in the great outdoors.


The Glebe’s bustling Bank Street is lined with boutiques, specialty stores and local shops. Fashion enthusiasts can explore a mix of trendy and vintage clothing boutiques, while those who love home décor will find an assortment of shops offering unique furnishings, artisanal goods and decorative pieces. The Glebe’s bookstores, craft shops and art galleries invite exploration allowing visitors to seek out one-of-a-kind treasures.


From cozy pubs and intimate lounges to vibrant live music venues, the Glebe offers great evening entertainment for everyone. The area’s pubs exude a welcoming atmosphere, perfect for relaxing with friends over craft beers and classic pub fare.

The Glebe also hosts theme nights, trivia events and karaoke sessions. Whether you’re looking to unwind after a long day, enjoy live music or simply have a fun night out with friends, the Glebe has a great nightlife to experience.

Major annual events + sports

Sports aficionados will love the Glebe. Catch an Ottawa Redblacks football game, an Ottawa 67s hockey game, a Professional Womens Hockey League (PWHL) game, an Ottawa BlackJacks basketball game and an Atlético Ottawa soccer game at the TD Place located in Lansdowne Park. Lansdowne also hosts many markets, events and concerts throughout the year including the annual Christmas Market and famous musicians on tour.

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How to get to the Glebe

Located between the Centretown and Old Ottawa South neighbourhoods, getting to the Glebe is easy as the popular Bank Street runs directly through it. Accessible by car, bus, bike and walking, this is a centrally located neighbourhood.

Discover businesses in the Glebe

Beandigen Café
Beandigen Café
Discover products from Indigenous makers while sipping a fine coffee in this combined café and retail space at Lansdowne.
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CRAFT Beer Market
CRAFT Beer Market
Ottawa loves beer, and we love our national capital. With over 100 beers on tap, our newest location, on historic Bank Street, brings people together under one roof to share fresh local food and great craft beer.
Delysées Luxury Desserts
Treat yourself to exquisitely curated desserts including French pastries, macarons, cakes and eclairs at this upscale Glebe bakery.
Kettleman's Bagel
Kettleman's Bagel
Savour Montreal-style bagels in a wide range of flavours and toppings. They’re baked in a wood-burning oven 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Mad Radish
Mad Radish
Enjoy internationally inspired fast food with a healthy twist, including vegetarian and vegan options, at this small Ottawa-based restaurant chain.

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Find more businesses on the Glebe BIA website.

Upcoming events in the Glebe

The not-for-profit 613flea is a humongous once a month marketplace held in the historic Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa.
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