If a lavish 450-person, sit-down affair complete with concert staging, a laser light show and helicopter grand entrance isn’t quite your thing, you’re going to really like today’s blog post =)
When it comes to weddings, many restaurants offer a more laid back, cozy, intimate vibe to enjoy with close friends, warm ambiance, and delicious food. Toronto is blessed to have so many beautiful options to choose from, each with their own distinct style and amenities.
So sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride. Here are 15 spectacular restaurants with a flair for hosting cozy, intimate weddings.
Cluny BistroThe Distillery District, 35 Tank House Lane, Toronto
The Private Dining Room at Cluny Bistro offers effortless beauty and function space for intimate weddings. Your guests will enjoy a taste of modern French cuisine in a breathtaking Parisian inspired room complete with floor to ceiling windows. Right in the heart of Toronto’s Historic Distillery District, the restaurant can accommodate groups up to 80. There is also an option to separate the room for more intimate gatherings of 32 or 48.
Price Range: $1,500 to $5,500
CaFfinO1185 King St W, Toronto
CaFfinO a hidden gem venue nestled within heritage buildings from the 1800’s. This venue is so gorgeous, you would never believe it was historically a warehouse! With high, exposed ceilings, mosaic floors, and an enchanting outdoor courtyard, CaFfinO offers a stylish, unique bohemian vibe perfect for intimate weddings.
Price Range: Starting at $5,000
Mildred’s Temple Kitchen85 Hanna Ave, TorontoMildred’s Temple Kitchen is well-equipped to assist in coordinating the finer details of your intimate affair. The dining room can accommodate up to 100 guests for a full service sit-down dinner. The patio is also licensed for 45 guests. Another plus: the ceremony can be held onsite as it’s uniquely urban venue offers a romantic setting for your vows!
Price Range: $6,000 to $18,000
Globe Bistro124 Danforth Ave, Toronto
An interesting tidbit: the building that is home to Globe Bistro was originally built in 1910 as a theatre. Because of the multiple levels and different configurations, the restaurant is able to offer a solid number of options to meet the needs of groups up to 250. It’s private room can accommodate up to 50 people for a seated dinner (without having to buy out the restaurant). Onsite ceremonies are also available and there is even a rooftop patio perfect for cocktails in the summer.
Price Range: $2,500 to $25,000
Rosewater Room19 Toronto St., Toronto
Price Range: Not provided
Auberge du Pommier4150 Yonge Street, Toronto
Price Range: $500 to $2,000
Origin Restaurants107 King St East, TorontoOrigin Restaurants: the historical downtown location (pictured above) and their newest addition located at the boutique shops at Bayview Village. Both locations offers preset menus, global food stations, and the option to choose from their highly acclaimed menu tours. Added bonus: Chef Claudio Aprile (yes, the one from Masterchef Canada) is widely considered one of the most creative chefs in Canada, so if you’re looking for an unforgettable, intimate wedding celebration – or just for bragging rights – look no further than Origin Restaurants.
Price Range: $1,000 to $30,000
Sassafraz100 Cumberland Street, Toronto Sassafraz. The second floor provides a private event space that can be divided into two spaces for smaller events. Additionally, Sassafraz offers in-house wedding coordination there with you from first meeting until the day you say “I do”. Some added flexibility is always nice: you won’t even need to worry about requesting menu selections from guests ahead of time; guests can choose their favourite item that evening, and have it made to order!
Price Range: $8,000 to $22,000
StratusTD South Tower, 79 Wellington St. West, 36th Fl., Toronto Stratus Restaurant, offering you and your guests breathtaking views of the city skyline and downtown hustle. Rentals also include access to the rooftop for photos! In-house event coordination is also provided.
Price Range: $800 to $13,000
George Restaurant111C Queen Street East, Toronto George Restaurant is perfect for couples looking to host a small gathering with just their closest friends and family! A full buy-out of the restaurant will accommodate a maximum of 110. For the wine-lovers in your family, their in-house sommeliers can help you pair your wedding meal with the perfect wine; a helpful feature given the 400 bottles from which to choose! Added bonus: for out-of-town guests, George is conveniently located below The Ivy at Verity – a lovely boutique hotel.
Price Range: $1,000-$30,000
Brassaii461 King Street West, Toronto Brassaii. Perfect for urbanites looking for a trendy downtown locale. With 5 intimate spaces to choose from, Brassaii can accommodate affairs as small as 26 all the way up to 160.
Price Range: Not Provided
Le Select Bistro432 Wellington St., West, Toronto
A Parisian-inspired intimate wedding sounds lovely, doesn’t it? With two indoor private rooms, an outdoor patio space (for warmer months), and an extensive menu, Le Select Bistro just might fit the bill for your special day! The restaurant also offers a delicious wedding brunch menu. With early Sunday weddings becoming increasingly popular, you can tie the knot and still make it home in time for dinner.
Price Range: $6,000 to $10,000
The Fifth Grill and Terrace225 Richmond St., West, Toronto
Cozy, historic, and tastefully eclectic, The Fifth EventsGrill & Terrace gives off a warm, casual vibe. Historically, part of a textile factory, the hardwood floors, large windows, and exposed brick walls lend the restaurant a trendy appeal. With an in-house wedding team at your disposal, the staff can also help with all the details and decor.
Price Range: Not provided
Colette550 Wellington Street West, TorontoColette Grand Café is inspired by the timeless eateries that line the streets of Paris. The cuisine, the decor, and the atmosphere all celebrate the essence of French style. Why not celebrate your love in a stunning restaurant inspired by the most romantic city in the world?
Price Range: Not provided
Bymark66 Wellington Street West, Toronto
Right in the heart of Toronto’s financial district, Bymark can accommodate groups from 48-100 and is ideal for couples in search of a more elegant, sophisticated wedding. The breathtaking
views of Toronto’s skyline provides a stunning, picturesque backdrop perfect for capturing picture-perfect candids. An in-house coordination team is also available to help you plan the wedding from start to finish.
Price Range: $4,000 to $18,000