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Nice walk

Shops are cheaper and less uppity than those in The Glebe. Worth a walk. Very friendly shopkeepers!!

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Winnipeg, Canada
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Stay north

Bank Street Promenade is kind of a vague term, and it can include different areas, if that is south... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Toronto, Canada
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4 May 2018
“Nice walk”
6 Jun 2017
“Stay north”
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Shops are cheaper and less uppity than those in The Glebe. Worth a walk. Very friendly shopkeepers!!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Brewolig
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Bank Street Promenade is kind of a vague term, and it can include different areas, if that is south on Bank as far as Somerset or Gladstone or the Queensway. It is an interesting area at times with international restaurants, coffee places of eclectic stores,,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank FirstCircle
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Food, drinks, people watching, shopping, pretty much you should spend a nice sunny day here relaxing and enjoying the city.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank KristyMorrison
Reviewed 1 August 2016

First of all the pictures are not from bank street but from Sparks St. The marker on the map is way west of the Bank street. It is not a pedestrian street maybe only on Canada Day, but for the rest is a lot of...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank thor2705
Reviewed 17 February 2016

A nice area to visit and lots to see. A brilliant city which should be the pride of Canada. Will visit again.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Route1986
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Yes there are some great stores along this strip but it is rundown, dirty and has a large number of street people. There is some nicely preserved architecture but too many false fronts that ruin the 'village' feel they have been trying to achieve since...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Anthony F
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Definitely many colourful people around. You never get bored people watching. I kinda cringe though if I have to walk the whole stretch after dark.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank OttawaBigSexy
Reviewed 17 November 2014

I have gained some personal confidence for exploring what is a complicated city for me by walking along this street back and forth from Wellington to Gladstone more than once during the same visit that become a seminal moment for me to get to know...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank GuidoLocattelli
Reviewed 19 September 2013

I visited Ottawa on Labour Day weekend and walked down Bank st on Sunday and most things were closed up and overall it wasn't a great feeling walking around. It looks like it was a great place to shop and eat at one time but...More

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank klein3
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Walking around the area we saw many shops, restaurants and coffee shops. Quite a busy area of Ottawa. OK for walking, window shopping and people watching.

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank Edwin F
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