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Courtyard Restaurant

#70 of 2,182 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
Byward Market Area
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21 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
+1 613-241-1516
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Sat - Sun 11:00 - 14:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Courtyard Restaurant is a beautiful stone building with an outdoor patio in the courtyard. The food is excellent and the menu has a few sumptuous surprises. A wonderful spot to hold a wedding at any time of the year. If you can find a spot to park on George St. look for the Iron Gate that leads to the... More 

Thank rosannekguns
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten at the venue a number of times and each time, the intimate setting and the amazing food leave me feeling like I had a fantastic experience. That led me to choosing this venue for our wedding! We had a winter wedding with a perfect snowfall for the outdoor pics in the surrounding courtyards and old stone and modern... More 

Thank David L
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hosted a work event at the Courtyard in January 2017 and everything worked perfectly. The venue, service, food, drinks & entire evening was perfect and all guests thoroughly enjoyed their evening. I would highly recommend the Courtyard for any type of event.

Thank Sarah P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We had our wedding there in June of 2016. The service was amazing, the atmosphere was perfect and the food was delicious. We can't wait to go back!

Thank Coreen S
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We had our wedding here in November. It was the best experience of our lives. All of our friends and families were raving about the quality of the food and service at the Courtyard. Cynthia and the entire team were wonderful with planning and day-of execution. The great support allowed us to enjoy our day!

Thank BTE06
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

I have organized a lot of business events. Without exception - I received the best comments ever from our staff. The room was beautiful, warm, inviting. The staff were so friendly, accommodating, efficient ( congrats Amanda). We had one attendee with a severe shellfish allergy and another requiring a gluten free meal - the kitchen was alert and provided wonderful... More 

Thank acampbell92016
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

For the second year, we held our Christmas Party (for 20) at the Courtyard. Working with Cynthia and her colleagues made planning easy on my end. Everyone enjoyed the ambiance of The Loft dining room, the food was delicious and our servers were friendly and attentive. Merci!

1 Thank 83dianne
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Thank you so much Cynthia and the Courtyard staff on another wonderful event. Gorgeous Venue, Excellent Food and Amazing Staff...what more can you ask for!!! Look forward to working with you again soon. Cheers! Angie

1 Thank dadsmoffatt
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We held a corporate dinner for 20 last week at the Courtyard. It was the dinner that almost wasn't as I had given the wrong date to the event planner Cynthia! I only discovered my error when Cynthia left me a message asking if everything was okay since we didn't show up for our event. Thankfully the Courtyard was able... More 

1 Thank Michelle W
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

To add to my Wife's post from a few weeks back (“Cheated out of my wedding day”) - there are two sides to every story and miscommunication does happen. Unfortunately this does not explain our wedding disaster at the Courtyard. After working with two event planners from the Courtyard (one leaving or being dismissed half way) we ended up with... More 

2 Thank Steve S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$57
International, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-241-1516
For over 30 years our supberb cuisine and charming elegant atmosphere have made us a favorite destination for relaxed fine dining, special occasions, family gatherings, and professional celebrations. We are located in the ByWard Market in the heart of downtown Ottawa. Experience romantic dining at it's best!

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?