All our properties are located in the ByWard Market area, one of Canada’s oldest and largest public markets. Most properties are located on George and York Street, which was designated to be extra wide to accommodate the creation of a public market and gathering place. Our properties are within walking distance of most major hotels, a few minutes drive from the Via Rail main station and Ottawa’s MacDonald-Cartier International Airport.
Welcome to the Cornerstone of the Byward Market. This urban market location with a wrap-around patio and a contemporary dining room provides a chic yet casual dining experience. An adjoining modern bar with 4 large flat screens televisions is great for presentations. A live DJ plays every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. The Cornerstone is the perfect meeting spot for all your business luncheons, dinners and meetings.
Recommended for cocktail receptions, lunch or dinner meetings, sporting events, large social gatherings, corporate presentations.
Kitchen: Lunch, dinner, cocktail.
Other: ATM, kitchen, large booths, spacious patio, DJ booth, large wrap-around patio.
AV Capabilities: Full DJ set up, large television screens, ample sound and lighting.
Located in one of Ottawa’s oldest buildings, a heritage tavern built in 1844, come and experience stylish New Orleans ambience at this stylish Louisiana restaurant. Innovative Cajun creole cuisine is complimented by a variety of contemporary cuisine. Enjoy a magnificent evening from Ottawa’s only duelling pianos. Take in the Byward Market atmosphere from the front or side patio.
Recommended for large group events, live music, and wrap parties.
Kitchen: Lunch, dinner, cocktail menus
Other: outdoor seating, live music, duelling pianos, ATM, coat check
Lowertown Brewery is a locally owned and operated establishment that celebrates the
rich history of the Byward Market and the unique heritage of the community in which
it resides. Lowertown Brewery offers a warm and hospitable atmosphere where our
patrons can enjoy live music, comfort food and craft beer.
• Cocktail receptions
• Lunch or dinner meetings
• Sporting events
• Large social gatherings
• Beer enthusiast
• Stage area
• Private rooms available
• In house microbrewery
• Large patio
• Local micro-brewery
This home away from the Canadian Tire Centre promises to deliver an authentic Senators experience to fans and rivals alike. Can’t make it to the rink? Come watch the game on our state-of-the-art nine by sixteen foot high-definition projector screen, or any of our 80″ HD flat screens strategically located around the restaurant.
If it’s a nice day, you might even catch us with our roof off! Of our 5,000 square foot dining area, a full 1,500 square feet can transform into an all-season rooftop patio; all it takes is the push of a button, and the retractable roof and surrounding floor-to-ceiling windows completely open up. Award-winning design firm McTavish Design has fashioned the entire restaurant and bar to be a true homage to the Ottawa Senators, from front to back to top!
Our team of guru chefs have crafted an eclectic and varied culinary experience to suit all tastes, with no shortage of traditional sports bar appetizers and hungry-man burgers, and our mixology department has crafted an exciting assortment of cocktails and martinis to serve alongside our ice-cold beer.
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With its upscale, contemporary ambiance, Steak & Sushi is a playful, modern take on the classic steakhouse. With its lavish décor and a catering menu that will far surpass your guests’ expectations, STeaK is a refreshing escape from mediocrity and the ideal location for your next corporate function.
Recommended for cocktail parties, wrap parties, fundraisers, launch parties, and private parties.
Kitchen: brunch, lunch, dinner, cocktail
Other: full bar, outstanding catering & cocktails menu, plenty of seating available
AV Capabilities: full DJ set up, ample sound and lighting
Stella Osteria creates a high quality dining experience in what is one of the greatest indoor
spaces in Ottawa. Without a stilted formality, Stella Osteria creates an ambiance filled with
warmth buoyancy and lightheartedness of the Italian spirit.
Terrace On The Canal is Ottawa’s newest Outdoor Event Venue. Fore more information on this space please contact:
A Carbon Neutral escape from the hustle and bustle of the chaotic ByWard Market, Green Room sets itself apart from other locations with its unpretentious, low key elegance.
Full DJ set up
Ample sound and lighting
Large patio with full service bar
Connects to Liquor Store for larger capacity (see next page)
VIP area and seating
ATM & coat check
Description: KAVALI offers a modern three level experience featuring a rooftop terrace unlike any other in the city. With luxurious leather booths, an open style concept, and on site audio/ visual equipment, it provides the perfect corporate or cocktail setting.
Liquor Store is an impressive, playful take on the classic liquor store. Known in the city as the ultimate party zone, Liquor Store will take any event or launch to new heights, and will surely put the fun in your next function. The stage area is grandiose and the comfy booths are the ideal settings for intimate conversations and networking. A DJ booth is also conveniently available for all your event’s needs.
Recommended for casual social functions and large group events.
Other: ATM, coat check, patio, VIP booth seating, large dancefloor.
AV Capabilities: full DJ set up and ample sound and lighting.
This versatile, modern, street level lounge is great place to plan any event or celebration.
A warm interior, two VIP lounge areas and a front patio offer the perfect atmosphere to make your corporate dinner, product launch or presentation a success.
This three-level sports pub with a street front patio is conveniently located right in the heart of the Byward Market. The second floor provides a comfortable environment to kick back and watch the game and the third floor is great for private events of 20 – 80 people with a dance floor and private washrooms. Full menu is available.
Recommended for sporting events, social functions and large group events, and intimate gatherings.
Located in the heart of the Byward Market, The Great Canadian Cabin has been a staple of Ottawa’s entertainment scene for over 14 years. With its come-as-you-go attitude, it’s a great place to hang out with friends or make new ones! This truly Canuck, cabin-style bar has large TV screens, a gorgeous all wooden interior, lush leather couches, a large dance floor, a rec-room style basement, and a spacious patio. The large basement, with private access, can accommodate large groups.
Recommended for live music, fundraisers, wrap parties, and large group events!
Other: large television screens, two stage areas, ATM, coat check, booths, seating available.
AV Capabilities: full DJ set up, ample soundand lighting, television screens/projector.
Overlooking the action in the Byward Market, this upscale and unique lounge is perfect for any event. The exposed stone walls, unique 18” ceilings, classic period chandeliers, and crushed velvet booths give it a Moulin Rouge feel. It is an open style room that is ideal for presentations, sit down dinners and cocktail parties. The Velvet Room is also the home to Ottawa’s only murder mystery dinner theatre.
Ideal for corporate and social events, the Velvet Room can accommodate and be tailored to your specific needs. Conveniently located in the heart of Ottawa’s Byward Market, it’s only blocks away from some of Ottawa’s biggest attractions.
Other: Coat check, VIP areas and table service, stage area.
AV Capabilities: projector, full DJ set up and ample sound and lighting.
The Whiskey bar is an urban ‘chalet style’ club with deep brown interior booth seating and sturdy hardwood floors. The venue features a contemporary lounge area highlighted by a stone-faced fireplace and leather couches arranged for intimate group seating. Wall-to-wall windows open to provide an open-air patio atmosphere and a spacious dance floor also provides staging opportunities. The Whiskey bar is a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere for any corporate or private function.
Built for casual social functions, concerts, and large group events.
Other: ATM, coat check, fireside seating, VIP seating, large staged dance floor
AV Capabilities: full DJ set up and ample sound and lighting