The perfect venue for sophisticated events, this architectural masterpiece showcases soaring, coffered ceilings, marble foyers, glorious chandeliers & rich wood accents. With 13,000 sf of luxurious event & meeting space, we offer an unparalleled experience. State of the Art sound and light technology built in.
Gallery of Grand Victorian
DEWINDER AND SEEMA ARE SKETCHY. There is a reason why there is only less than 10 reviews on Google. The lack of communication and service from Dewinder and Seema are appalling. This is my dream wedding reception. I am in love with the interior and the convenience of the hotel attached to the reception but it is impossible to book here. Management is unreliable and extremely difficult to get a hold of. When we met with Dewinder for a venue tour. He seemed very cool, personable and professional. He told us that there were no restrictions in terms of food, number of guests, space and a minimum for a deposit was $500. What?! Amazing! But totally unheard of since a lot of the other banquet halls ask for 20%-25% deposit. We thought we hit the jack pot but when something is TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE in generally always is. This is where it gets sketchy. He said he would email us the wedding packages but never did. It's been OVER 2 weeks. Why doesn't this banquet hall have wedding packages readily available to hand out to clients? I don't know.. We've called the secretary and she said she will tell Dewinder to email us the info. But never heard from him. We called Seema on her personal cellphone, she told us the exact same thing that she would email us but never did. I am starting to wonder how they manage to keep this reception hall in business with the lack of professionalism. And with so many weddings that took place here, why is there only less than 10 reviews? Hmmm...
We recently had our wedding reception in the main hall of the Grand Victorian convention centre. It truly was a magical night, with fantastic food, service, venue and especially, people. The list of things we could rave about would exceed the maximum number of words for a review, so here are a few highlights to show you why you should definitely book this venue for your event: Food The food was nothing short of fantastic. We opted for the Indian premium menu, and it was some of the best food we’ve had in the city. One of the hotel workers warned us, “the butter chicken is the best in Canada”, and he was probably right! The desserts were great, the chocolate fountain was a crowd pleaser and bar was well stocked. A few highlights (too many to list): A lot of people raved about the goat curry days after our event. Fully boneless, tasty, and perfectly cooked. The paneer was the bride’s favourite, reminded her of her mom’s cooking (VERY high praise). We have no idea how they kept the texture of the koftas perfect in a buffet setting. They’re hiding some magic in that kitchen. Service The service was phenomenal! The owner Dewinder and his lead coordinator, Seema were instrumental both in the planning stages and on the day of. They’re both busy people, and might sometimes be hard to get ahold of, but trust them, they always come through. Also everyone, from the bartenders to the waiters and cleanup staff, were all exceptionally friendly and professional. There wasn’t a single complaint from any guest, and a lot of praise. Venue The Grand Victorian main hall is spectacular, especially when lit up with all of their advanced lighting systems. The use of the main hall for tables/dancing, the foyer for quieter activities (dessert/photobooth) and the a separate buffet service area did a great job keeping the guests fed, entertained and organised. Our event sat about 360 people very comfortably, and could easily fit quite a few more. The fine details (table cloths, napkins, centrepieces, etc) were tasteful and well made, we recommend coordinating these details through the Hall instead of an external decorator. The stage was sturdy, and readily customised within 4ft x 4ft blocks, which allowed us to effectively use the space and accommodate what we wanted. Having a hotel attached to the venue was really convenient, and our stay there in the spacious rooms was very pleasant. Personal On a personal note, our biggest takeaway was how dedicated the whole staff, especially Dewinder and Seema, were to making our event a huge success. Both of them put in a lot of hours planning with us beforehand, and executing for us on the night of. Dewinder is a guy you can trust, a rare quality. He truly came through for us on multiple occasions, and magically solved what seemed like impossible problems before and including the day of. Even after the event was over, he personally followed up with us the next day for feedback. It’s this personal touch, and drive for perfection that we really admire, and what leads us to heartily recommend putting your special event in Dewinder’s hands.
This is a stunning hall and it's quite breathtaking BUT it ends there. When it changed ownership to a man whom owns a hall in Brampton that's quite lovely, I was happy until I realized the people there cannot run it. They are unable to handle what it takes to run a hall. Did my wedding run smoothly, yes but the food quality sucked, the attention to detail was awful and my ceremony space, again no attention to detail. Just awful. This hall if not taken over by the owner and given a proper attrbtion, will sufger VERY quickly. To be honest, it has already. My opinion go somewhere else.
We held our daughter's wedding at the grand victorian on October 26, 2013. Thanks to Danny and his helpful team, the wedding was beautiful. Danny was very pleasant to deal with. He always went above and beyond to make us happy. He is a very dedicated and hard working person. His staff are very friendly and accommodating, The hall was immaculate. Food was great. We were really impressed. Thank you Danny