Start planning your one-of-a-kind event at Canal Ritz…

With sprawling views of the historic Rideau Canal,

Canal Ritz offers a unique setting for your most special days. Plan your event indoors, or

on our large outdoor patio. Close to Ottawa’s downtown core, and the city’s top hotels, with the charm of the Glebe neighbourhood, Canal Ritz is the ideal location for your next event.

We can accommodate both cocktail style receptions, and/or seated dining. Please confirm approximate numbers when inquiring. 

Dancing is always an option at Canal Ritz! There are available areas for the use of a dance floor with a DJ set up. DJ’s can typically provide wireless microphones and speakers in their packages to be used throughout your event, including speeches. 

What’s Included:

    •    Our service for your event may include a three-course meal, a selection of elegant hors d’oeuvres and/or late night snack options.

    •    Everything you need to enjoy a full meal service including: flatware, stemware, table cloths, cloth napkins, and candles on your dining tables.

    •    Individual custom menus at each place setting.

    •    Complete on-site day-of coordination.

With our reputable service, stunning views and delectable cuisine, Canal Ritz is sure to provide you with your fairy tale wedding day!

Location – Google Maps links and directions currently on website.

Parking – Free parking is available for guests in the Canal Ritz parking lot with access off Fifth Avenue at Queen Elizabeth Drive.

Bar Options

Cash or open bar available depending on your preference.

Option to include a sparkling wine toast.

Option to include a prosecco bar for your guests.

Late Night Offerings

Platter options – See group cocktail party menu

    -    Charcuterie Boards

    -    Pasta Bites – Deep fried tortellini and ravioli served with a roasted red pepper and goat cheese dip


Soup of the Day


Mixed Green Salad

Fresh greens with tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet peppers, dried cranberries and sunflower seeds topped with a fresh herb vinaigrette

Main Course

Grilled Atlantic Salmon

Grilled Atlantic salmon topped with a white wine tarragon cream sauce served with rice and vegetables

AAA Filet Mignon

8oz AAA Filet Mignon served with peppercorn sauce and fresh cut fries

Pasta Primavera

Fettucine served with black olives, onion, mushroom, red pepper, zucchini and spinach tossed in a house made plum tomato sauce


Choice of Dessert

Tea or Coffee

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