• You can book a table for up to 6 people directly online. For larger groups, please refer to the GROUP SECTION to see your options.
  • Politique de retard maximum de 15 minutes.

Elegant French bistro with contemporary vibes in downtown Ottawa

Bon appétit!

Pre-show Dinner

Indulge in exquisite French cuisine before your show at Ottawa’s premier restaurant. Conveniently located near main event spaces, savor the best pre-show dining experience in town. 


Meet Cocotte

A taste of modern authentic French cuisine

Bubbles by the glass, locally sourced fresh ingredients, seasonal creations and our signature Ottawa-Brest—a National Capital take on the Paris-Brest. Whether it’s for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a weekend brunch, treat yourself to delectable and visually stunning dishes inspired by French cuisine. 

Share a signature dish en cocotte

Our menu features shareable plates prepared and served in a French oven (what the French call en cocotte).

Open up this iconic pot to reveal a stunning meal bursting with flavours.

Enjoy this unique experience in a charming and lively atmosphere just a few steps from the Rideau Canal, the National Arts Center and the ByWard Market. 

Served with flair in a chic ambience

Delight in the flavours of France in a spacious open-concept dining room featuring three areas—the library, the bar and the main bistro. The geometric black-and-white tiles, impressive marble bar and rich green velvet banquettes—inspired by the decor of French bistros—set the stage for a refined dining experience.

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OUR CHEF invites you to experience a creative menu inspired by French cuisine in downtown Ottawa.