This Witch conjures up spellbinding scones - Metro US

This Witch conjures up spellbinding scones

The Scone Witch
388 Albert St.

Hours: Mon to Fri 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Sat to Sun 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Rating: *** 1/2
Price range: $
Reservations: No
Licensed: No
Social lunch: Yes
Quick solo lunch: Yes

The Scone Witch has cast a unique spell on Ottawa. At two locations (one downtown and one in New Edinburgh), you can order all sorts of sandwiches that are served on unique square-shaped scones.

I ordered bacon, lettuce and tomato with pesto on a cheddar cheese scone ($5.50). Though the bacon wasn’t heated, and the ratio of scone to filling was heavy on the scone side, it was still enjoyable.

On another visit, I had the poached salmon with cucumbers on the herb and onion scone.

That time, however, I was a little disappointed because the salmon was too mild in flavour and needed some punch.

The brownie bite ($0.95), however, was light and chocolatey, and I was wishing it wasn’t just a one-bite brownie!

The Scone Witch is bewitching. I’m under its spell.

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