George Restaurant on Queen – Image Courtesy of Photography by Calin – www.bycalin.com
Toronto’s a large city with a lot of people, but that doesn’t mean you have to get married in a huge church or hotel ballroom. Many of the city’s top venues are small and intimate, with a lot of character and charm, perfect for a micro wedding of a small group (or just the two of you). Here are some of the best small wedding venues in Toronto to help you get started.
Auberge du Pommier is one of those rare places that offers the perfect mix of all the things couples want in a wedding venue. This French restaurant was established in 1987 and also has a selection of packages and extras that make it very affordable. And it’s also located in a convenient location, close to the York Mills subway station and Highway 401.
According to Auberge du Pommier, the reception site fee is $6000 and the cost per guest is $100. That includes access to the bridal suite, linens, chair rentals, a wedding coordinator, audio video and even transportation services. The vendor meals are $40 per person.
Oscar Room: up to 60
Sophie Room: 50
The whole restaurant: up to 200
4150 Yonge St, North York, ON M2P 2C6
The restaurant is a fine dining gem that uses mostly locally sourced ingredients in all of its dishes. As such, it is one of the area’s most popular wedding venues in downtown Toronto. In fact, the restaurant’s charm and French cuisine have earned it top-notch reviews on TripAdvisor and Google.
According to George Restaurant, the reception site fee is $500 and the cost per plate is $100. The bar cost per person starts from $50. The packages include access to the bridal suite, cleanup, setup, and an event planner.
Ellot Room: up to 10
Georgian 1 Room: 32
Georgian 2 Room: 26
Grand Georgian Room: 64
George Restaurant; 110
The George Courtyard: 60
4150 Yonge St, North York, ON M2P 2C6
As with most cities, there’s a plethora of wedding chapels in Toronto. However, there is one that is by far the most popular of them all. The Toronto Wedding Chappel is a small wedding venue that conveniently located and has almost two decades of weddings under its belt. This venue is both religious and non-denominational, which allows for a lot of flexibility when it comes to seating and other things like that.
According to the establishment, the wedding cost starts from $500 for an intimate wedding on a Thursday to $9500 for more elegant affairs. The options are endless and include photography, officiants, ceremony and reception packages. Please contact the event space for more information.
The event space can accommodate up to 35 guests for ceremonies and 25 for seated receptions.
276 Merton St, M4S 1A9
Old Mill has been described as one of Toronto’s most romantic wedding venues. It is a dramatic building with a European-style courtyard, which makes it the ideal place to hold a wedding ceremony. The stunning architecture is part of what makes Old Mill one of the best Toronto wedding venues. Inside, the two-story interior is equally impressive, with a rustic, farmhouse feel. And the venue is a truly versatile space, capable of holding from 10 to 720 guests.
According to Old Mill, the plated service costs start between $140 and $200 per person and the room rental fee ranges between $600 and $10800 plus takes and gratuity. The Chapel will cost $1200 if your reception is at Old Mill and $1500 for Chapel rental only. Please add tax and service charges to the chapel rental.
Royal Oak – 16 guests
York – 40
Kingsbrook – 50
Mill Room – 50
Garden Room – 54
Drawing Room – 28
Victoria – 65
Balmoral – 80
Humber – 90
Brule A – 180
Brule B – 160
Brule C – 180
Guild Hall – 180
Brule – A&B&C – 450
Brule – A&B – 330
Brule B&C – 290
21 Old Mill Rd., Etobicoke, ON M8X 1G5
Image Courtesy of Kimpton Saint George Hotel
If you are looking for a small wedding venue in Toronto that is beautiful, affordable, and that offers an amazing experience, then the Kimpton Saint George Hotel is the right place for you. The Kimpton Saint George Hotel and Suites has everything you want for your wedding, from a stunning venue to a variety of food that will satisfy everyone. What’s more, this hotel is close to many other venues and attractions, making it easy to plan a wonderful weekend for you and your guests.
According to Kimpton Saint George Hotel, the wedding associated cost starts from $1500 (reception site fee) and $85 plated service per person. The cost of hors d’oeuvres is $25 and the bar service costs $50 per person.
Peregrine Room – 96
280 Bloor St. W, M5S 1V8
The Canoe Restaurant and terrace has been an institution in Toronto since it opened its doors in 1996. Located on the 54th floor of a high rise building, Canoe is a beautiful spot that offers views of the CN Tower, the downtown area and Lake Ontario. (It’s also one of the best spots in the city to spot celebrities.) The Canoe has a reputation for serving up delicious French and Canadian style cuisine, and it’s also one of the best spots in Toronto for a romantic dinner for two.
For those in search of a venue that will impress their guests, the Canoe Restaurant is for you. When it opened, the Canoe Restaurant quickly became a sought-after venue for weddings. The Canoe Restaurant has an understated elegance that creates a unique atmosphere for a wedding.
According to Canoe Restaurant, the wedding associated cost of the reception fee is $12,000 and the plated service starts from $175 per person. The packages include catering, a full planning studio, and a bar service.
The Entire Restaurant – up to 140 guests
West Dining Room – 24
East Dining Room – 60
66 Wellington St. W, TD Bank Tower, 54th Floor
If you’re throwing a wedding in Toronto, you’re guaranteed to be bombarded with options and opinions on where to hold the . Whether you’re planning a small intimate reunion or a large formal wedding for 300+ guests, there are venues that work for every budget and style. One such venue that has become very popular in the past few years is Sassafraz Restaurant, an elegant restaurant that is perfect for both small and large weddings.
Sassafraz Restaurant is a modern fine-dining experience with incredible attention to detail. Every dish is made from scratch and prepared using only the finest ingredients.
According to Sassafraz Restaurant, the plated service costs start from $155 per person and includes the room rental fee and a 7 hour continental bar. Please add a 13% tax and 18% service fee.
Belair – 32 guests
Cumberland – 72
100 Cumberland Street, M5R 1A6
Joso’s Restaurant is one of the finest wedding venues in Toronto. If you’re looking for a venue that’s beautiful inside and out and can cater to a small number of guests, this is the place. Whether you’re planning a wedding, a corporate event, a birthday party or a fundraiser, you’ll find what you’re looking for here. Joso’s great seafood and other dishes that are guaranteed to leave your guests in awe.
This restaurant was used by the rapper Drake as a backdrop for his album Take Care (2011) cover. If Joso’s was good enough for Drizzy, you might like it as well.
202 Davenport Rd, Toronto, ON M5R 1J2
Image Courtesy of Purple Tree Photography – www.purpletree.ca
Malaparte is an impressive wedding venue in the heart of Toronto. With its stunning views of the downtown area, the rooftop terrace and its floor to ceiling windows allowing plenty of natural light, this restaurant venue in Toronto’s King West is certainly a unique setting for an unforgettable occasion for indoor and outdoor affairs.
The restaurant can accommodate up to 150 guests in a banquet style setting.
350 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3X5
The Kortright Centre for Conservation is a wonderful place to hold your wedding ceremony and/or reception. What makes it a great venue? Well, for starters, it’s one of the few wedding venues in the GTA that is also a nature sanctuary, where you can celebrate your amazing day in the midst of a beautiful forest. Also, the grounds are available for rental year-round and the Glass House can host events up to 100 to 150 people.
9550 Pine Valley Dr, Woodbridge, ON L4L 1A6
The Broadview Hotel is a boutique hotel located in Toronto, Canada, and is one of the most popular wedding venues in the area. Among the attributes that make this venue special we can list the food, the atmosphere, a beautiful rooftop and its amazing location. If you’re looking for a chic and sophisticated wedding venue in Toronto, the Broadview Hotel is the place to be.
106 Broadview Ave, M4M 2G1
Toronto is a city in love with love. It boasts a thriving wedding business, and no wonder it’s an international destination for couples tying the knot, and has a lot to offer in the way of wedding venues. To get you started, we presented some of the best small Toronto wedding venues where you will start this magical adventure called marriage.