Welcome to The British

The British Hotel provides modern comfort within the traditional beauty of a 19th-century stone building

Restaurant & Pub

The fusion of history & hospitality, the perfect place for an after-work pint or an evening catching up with old friends.

The British Café

The British Café is open all day: Early risers can take there breakfast and night owls go there to find local musical artists in the evenings, “open mic” while enjoying a drink.

Live Events

In the 1950s, Joe Tchorewski made the British Hotel a hotspot for the Canadian music scene. Today, the tradition continues with great local talent and some of Canada’s best new musicians gracing the stage of the Public House on Friday and Saturday nights.

Pub & Restaurant

Housed within the British’s main building, the Pub boasts an extensive drink menu, including 18 beer on tap and over 60 varieties of whisky, scotch, rye and bourbon. Cocktails are mixed from syrups and condiments made in-house, as well as locally crafted Jack’s Tonique and Harvey & Vern’s ginger beer.

Café British

The British Café offers sandwiches, soups and desserts concocted on the spot, with the best coffee in town. The Café is open all day: Early risers can take there breakfast and night owls go there to find local musical artists in the evenings “open microphone” while enjoying a drink.

The British Hotel

Painstakingly restored and renovated, our hotel rooms provide modern comfort within the traditional beauty of a 19th-century stone building. Our sunny and spacious executive suites mix history and luxury, with views overlooking Ottawa River. All rooms are non-smoking and pet-free. Free parking is available

BANQUETS

Traditional Beauty, Modern Elegance

For more than 180 years, the majestic stone walls of the British Hotel have hosted weddings, banquets, and even a royal visit. Make your special day part of this unique and colourful heritage by hosting your ceremony and reception at the British Hotel.From a piazza-style wedding in the courtyard to an elegant reception in the historic Gold Room, our picturesque setting and careful attention-to-detail will ensure your day is as unforgettable as you are.

Plan Your Event

The Canadian Music Scene

For decades, the British Hotel was known for great music and a fun night out. It was a jumping-off point for local music careers and a hotspot for impromptu jam sessions by famous musicians.

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LIVE AT THE BRITISH

The British Hotel

The British Pub & Restaurant

CAFÉ BRITISH

71 Principale St,
Gatineau (Aylmer sector), QC J9H 3L6

71 Principale St,
Gatineau (Aylmer sector), QC J9H 3L6