Relax and savor the fine fresh food from our skilled culinary team and enjoy the exemplary service of fine dining in our heritage building.
At the Courtyard Restaurant, we emphasize on supporting local farmers and foragers to create stunning seasonal menus, featuring local organic beef, elk, fruit and vegetables.
Our three charming dining rooms feature original exposed wooden beams and limestone walls, dating back to the building’s construction in 1837, and can be rented privately for any occasion- be it social, business, all-day retreats or wedding receptions.
Discover flavour at its finest, service at its best and experience why the Courtyard Restaurant has been a top dining destination in the Nation’s Capital for over 30 years. Your table awaits…
Cuisine: Contemporary cuisine / fine dining
Business Hours: We are available outside our regular business hours by special arrangement for group bookings and meetings. Please note we are closed for dining on Mondays except in the Summer months (May to August). We will open for group bookings, however. Call us today and come experience one of the top restaurants in Ottawa.
Lunch – Tuesday to Friday 11:30 to 2:00 (May to August only)
Dinner – Tuesday to Saturday 5:30 to 9:30 pm, Sundays 5:00 to 9:00 pm
Brunch – Saturday and Sunday 11:00 to 2:00
Parking: 2 large pay public parking garages are located directly beside the courtyard, with access from George or York St. Metered public parking is also available throughout the Byward Market area.
Dress Code: None.
Wheelchair Accessibility: We are only wheelchair accessible on our 1st floor (The Dawson Room); please call ahead to confirm availability of this space. Wheelchair accessible restrooms are also located on the 1st floor. As a heritage building, we are not equipped with an elevator to our second floor.
Payment: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover/Diner’s Club and Debit.
Patio: Our gorgeous 60-seat patio is available in the summer months (May to September).
Smoking: The restaurant is entirely non-smoking in compliance with local bylaws.