Elegant, historic and nestled
in the heart of the Nation's Capital

Savour the fine fresh food from our skilled culinary team
and experience exemplary service in our heritage venue.

Our Location

21 George Street in Ottawa’s famous ByWard Market

Fine Dining

Experience flavour at its finest and service at its best. Discover why the Courtyard Restaurant has been a top dining destination for over 40 years…


From complete coordination, cake, flowers, DJ, décor and more, we can take care of all your nuptial needs. Your happily-ever-after begins here…


With three unique rooms to choose from, we can accommodate groups and budgets of all size. Our convenient choice menus make planning your event easy and stress-free…

Be our guest…

Since 1827, the 21 George Street has been rooted in hospitality and witness to history. First constructed  as a log tavern intended to quench the thirst of Bytown’s original workers, The Courtyard Restaurant is now recognized as one of the leading venues for dining, events and weddings. Learn more of our rich and wonderful history and become part of our exciting future