Meetings and Full Day Retreats

Book Your Next Meeting or Retreat…


Located in the heart of downtown Ottawa and within walking distance to most major hotels, The Courtyard Restaurant is the perfect place for corporate meetings and retreats. Our historic building, nestled in ByWard Market’s quaint Clarendon Court, is a unique and memorable setting for your business gatherings.

With three private rooms to choose from, each featuring limestone walls, large windows, natural lighting, high ceilings and exposed wooden beams, your guests are certain to be impressed. 

We make organizing your business events easy with our experienced service staff and coordinators who will happily help you with your food, beverage and logistical requirements.

We offer:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • No room rental fees; we operate with minimum bills.
  • No Set-up and tear fees
  • Audio visual rentals available including LCD projector, screen, and flip charts.
  • Budget-friendly group menu packages and the ability to accommodate most dietary restrictions
  • Rooms that accommodate up to 75 guests seated or 50 guests seated with A/V

The McArthur Room

The McArthur Room, our premium room, is located on the second level and accessible by staircase only. This space is equipped with a sound system, features natural lighting, 25 foot high ceilings, original wooden beams and limestone walls.

Sit Down 75
Hollow Square 35
Reception 100
Dimensions 36′ x 24′; ceiling height 22′

The Loft

Overlooking the historic Clarendon Court, our Loft Room is ideal for mid-sized meetings and groups. This charming space boasts a beautiful fireplace, 14 foot high ceilings, 3 deep-set pocket windows, lofty wooden beams and an original limestone walls. Accessible only by staircase, this space may be booked on its own, or with the bar area, perfect for breaks or post-meeting receptions.

Sit Down up to 40
Hollow Square 20
Reception 30-50
Dimensions 29′ x 18′; ceiling height 14′

The Dawson Room

Our quaintest room, The Dawson Room, is located on the main level.  With four windows facing directly on to the courtyard, this room is the perfect size for smaller functions all-day meetings or business dinners.

Sit Down 18
Hollow Square 10
Reception 24
Dimensions 12′ x 18′; ceiling height 10′

Please contact us for more details.