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 84 guests seated or 65 guests seated with A/V

Check-out our Meetings and Retreats Package for just $49.00 per person and see how easy planning your next business event can be!

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 50-80
Hollow Square 35
Theatre 80
Reception 120
Dimensions 36′ x 24′; ceiling height 22′
Floor Plan

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.

Capacity 30 to 60
Sit Down 45
Hollow Square 28
Theatre 45
Reception 30-60
Dimensions 29′ x 18′; ceiling height 14′
Floor plan

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 24
Hollow Square 16
Theatre 24
Reception 30
Dimensions 12′ x 18′; ceiling height 10′
Floor plan

Please contact us for more details.