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The perfect mix of modern sophistication and old world charm.

Experience One of the Finest Restaurants in Downtown Ottawa

The perfect mix of modern sophistication and old world charm.
"I can't tell you how much we loved the service - and even better than that was the food!  Thank you so much for such a wonderful dinner!" - Alexander & Naomi
"It's our favourite place, our special occasion place.  We love coming here a few times a year to celebrate, relax, and enjoy life!" - Sandra & Pat

Dine in a Historic and Picturesque Restaurant in Ottawa’s Beautiful ByWard Market

Are you looking to reserve for a birthday party, bachelorette, corporate event, meeting, retreat, wedding, or any other group booking in one of the ByWard Market restaurants?  Unlike many other Ottawa restaurants, we have dedicated Event Coordinators on site who can take care of all of the details for you.  Our 3 private rooms make your choice for a group function restaurant in Ottawa easy.  We can accommodate many different sizes of events, and we have the experience to ensure that all the details are well attended to.  No matter the occasion, the Courtyard restaurant in Ottawa is the perfect choice for your group event or function. Come experience one of the most historic restaurants in downtown Ottawa.

Indulge in the Finest Cuisine that Ottawa Restaurants Have to Offer

Ottawa restaurants come and go, but the Courtyard has been serving our delicious contemporary cuisine since 1980.  Consistently heralded as one of the restaurants in downtown Ottawa that provides excellence in fine dining, we look forward to serving you. As one of the ByWard Market restaurants, Courtyard is the perfect place to celebrate all of your special occasions, whether with family, your colleagues, or that special someone. Of all the restaurants in downtown Ottawa, we concentrate on providing an unparalleled atmosphere, where you can relax and truly enjoy fine food and wonderful service.  Many of our clientele return again and again and count the Courtyard as their favorite restaurant in Ottawa.

Not all Byward Market Restaurants Let You Relish in Romance Like We Do

When looking for any restaurants in downtown Ottawa, why not join us at the Courtyard?  Our fine dining menu, charming atmosphere, and exemplary service is sure to suit what you are looking for.  Ottawa restaurants in the ByWard Market have long been at the center of the exciting downtown hub.  Our heritage building has housed hospitality since it was built in 1827, and that tradition continues today.  Beginning as a hotel, we began our current run as a destination restaurant in Ottawa in 1980.  Although we have been through many changes over the years, what has not changed is our emphasis on fresh, local, and sustainable cuisine, and professional service to ensure that your dining experience meets your expectations.  For over 30 years clients who are looking for fine dining Ottawa restaurants have graced us with their business.  We value your patronage, and work hard to ensure that the high standards and reputation we have built over the years is kept up. We strive to be one of the most romantic Byward Market restaurants.

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