5 Cool Restaurant Or Lounge Wedding Reception Venues In Toronto

Restaurants and lounges are ideal venues for wedding receptions for couples who are looking for intimate spaces for their smaller guest list. Your wedding reception will be nice and cozy, and having a restaurant or lounge as your venue means not having to spend extra money on renting tables, chairs, tableware or glassware.

You won’t even need to hire a caterer either since a chef will already be in the house! Whether you want to have a reception that’s elegant and highly sophisticated, or one that is completely casual, there is definitely a restaurant or lounge out there that will suit your needs. We’ve compiled a list of five great restaurant and lounge spaces for you to check out!

Nyood Restaurant offers a personalized canape menu designed by their Executive Chef Dan Duckett, who promises that your special occasion will be transformed into a unique epicurean experience. The capacity of the space for a sit down function seats 90 to 100, whereas a cocktail style event has room for about 220 individuals.

Nyood does not charge a room rental fee; instead, they ask you to match their sales in food and beverage (though this depends on the month of interest and day of the week). Desiree Kotnala, the Sales and Marketing Manager of Nyood recommends booking a space at least 6 months in advance in order to secure the space for your event.

Full and partial buy outs are available, including off site options to make your occasion as private as you would like it to be. C Lounge is a spa inspired very cool bar pictures, which is the first of its kind in Toronto to have such unique features. This space just screams chic!

This lounge has an outside “water feature” which is surrounded by private cozy VIP cabans and couches. If you’re looking for a groundbreaking, modern urban club that totally reinvents the club experience,” then C Lounge is right for you. Oliver & Bonacini has a unique collection of restaurants, but the one we’re featuring today is Jump Restaurant.

Jump offers an exclusive private dining room and several semi-private spaces. They also offer exclusive openings on Saturdays at lunch and Sundays for lunch or dinner, which would be perfect for small weddings or special gatherings in the heart of the city.

  • Queen Street East | 416-901-5570 | WAYLABar.ca
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  • Carlingview Dr. (416-679-7629)
  • Streetcar lines provide direct access to Kensington
  • Dundas St. W. (416-760-9691)

Their private rooms can seat between 16 to 60 people, and the entire restaurant has space for 165 seats, 300 for reception, which makes Jump Restaurant quite the flexible space for your special event! Century Room is a dynamic and versatile venue, hosting events ranging from Bah Mitzvahs to dinner parties and wedding receptions.

If you are looking for a venue that appreciates great music, has a quality sound system and a fun sophisticated atmosphere, make sure you check out Century Room. They understand how essential quality music is, so they consistently book talent who help take the vibe and energy of their venue to another level.

Ranked as one of Toronto’s top restaurants, Splendido offers excellent food and wine in a beautifully designed space. This would be a perfect venue for small and intimate wedding receptions! Their private room is called “The Cellar” which houses 34 individuals for couples who have a very small guest list.

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If you are looking for something a little roomier, the main floor has available space for 90 individuals. Matthew Roulston of Splendido recommends to book the space as far in advance as possible. Visit their website here. Any married couple will tell you that their wedding day passes by in a blur, and often, their one regret is the lack of time they had with each individual guest. Having a smaller and more intimate reception is one way to ensure that you have the chance to mingle with your wedding guests, so we hope this list will inspire you to explore different wedding reception venues!