Palais Royale

1601 Lake Shore Blvd. West M6K 3C1 Toronto (Ontario) Map · Phone number
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4.9 out of 5.0
Number of guests 135 to 350
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About Palais Royale

Create a picture perfect wedding in the glamorous Palais Royale and impress your guests with a venue that combines the old and the new. Restored in 2005, it is now regarded as one of Toronto’s premier event venues. Palais Royale's classic elegance and style is complemented by modern renovations. Plus, for an amazing wedding menu, Palais Royale offers a remarkable cuisine that is prepared from locally sourced ingredients. Menus can be customized to suit your individual needs and style.

Facilities and capacity

Palais Royale offers a remarkable setting for your special day that overlooks Lake Ontario. It has different event spaces, including:

  • Ballroom: Host your reception in the Ballroom overlooking Lake Ontario. It is enhanced with contemporary art deco furnishings and features an original barrel-vaulted 30-foot ceiling, a gas fireplace, and a stage. The 8,000-square-foot Ballroom accommodates up to 800 guests for a reception-style cocktail party, 400 guests for a seated dinner with no dance floor, or 350 guests for a seated dinner with a dance floor. Guests can access the beautiful deck on the lakefront.
  • Red Room: This space is ideal for an intimate gathering or a private sitting area during your event. Located behind the stage, it features art deco furnishings and a built-in private bar. It has the capacity for up to 25 people.
  • Parlour: Host your cocktail reception in the Parlour, located at the north entrance of the building. It can host 150 guests.
  • Courtyard Patio: Exchange your wedding vows in the romantic setting of the Courtyard Patio. This 4,000-square-foot, two-tier deck overlooks Lake Ontario and offers stunning sunset views. It is perfect location for wedding photos, and it can accommodate up to 318 guests.

Services offered

Palais Royale offers superior services and a team that will help couples plan their entire event. They will take care of every detail, from concept designing to a stylish ending. The venue partners with preferred suppliers for entertainment, beauty services, cakes, decor, floral, hotels, rentals, photography, and more. The wedding services offered by the venue include the following:

  • Bridal suite
  • Audio-visual
  • Setup, cleanup
  • China, flatware, and glassware
  • Chairs, tables
  • Linens
  • Number of guests From 135 to 350
  • Maximum Capacity Sit down 350 people with dance floor, 400 people without a dance floor and cocktail style 800 people
  • Type Ballroom, banquet hall, historic
  • Style City, vintage, waterfront
  • Event Services Bridal suite, cake, catering / bar, clean up, event planning, liability insurance, lighting / sound, set up
  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season C$ 30,000.00
  • Plated Service (per head) C$ 100.00

More information about Palais Royale

  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    Friday and Sunday 135, Saturday 200
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    One, Palais Royale Ballroom only hosts one event at a time
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Covered outdoor
    Indoor
    Uncovered outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail reception
    Dessert
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash bar
    Champagne toast
    House beer
    House wine
    House liquor
    Liquor license
    Open bar
    Premium liquor
    Signature drink
    Specialty beer
    Specialty wine
  • What event items are available?
    Audio equipment
    Dance floor
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Chairs
    Tables
    Tents
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair access
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    C$ 25297
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    C$ 3604
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    C$ 3602
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Set up
    Clean up
    Chairs
    Tables
    Linens
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Lighting/sound
    Parking
    Bridal suite
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?
    C$ 99
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations?
    C$ 100
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves?
    C$ 20
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Server(s)
    Dessert
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    C$ 45
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Open bar
    House beer
    House wine
    Champagne toast
    House liquor
    Premium liquor
    Signature drink
    Bartenders

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25 Reviews for Palais Royale

Recommended by 97% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.7
  • Response time 4.9

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    Kyla Evans · Married on 15/09/2018

    4.4
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    Palais Royale was a Dream Come True

    I really can't say enough good stuff about Palais Royale. They made all our wedding dreams come true in a way only professionals can. At the center of all that was incredible was their amazing coordinator Jocilea who made everything SO easy and comfortable for us, we worked with her for over two years before our wedding day to make everything a dream come true. Right down to the day of, she was professional, warm, and just an overall wonderful person and I'd say we've actually become friends. This venue, which holds decades of history, has wedding science perfected. Every staff member was attentive and went out of their way to make our day perfect, including Chef Stefan who fed our guests what some described as the best wedding food they'd ever had. He even put aspects of our family's cultures into the dishes for a special touch. Katy and Mary who also work at the venue were wonderful as well, helping me calm my nerves the day of while running around to put everything in its place. I really could go on all day about what a fantastic group Palais Royale is. I am so so so glad we got to work with them for our wedding!

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    Nay Geddes · Married on 13/08/2017

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
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    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Amazing location , right by the water. With a great view of the Toronto skyline. The coordinators here are quick and timely. Dora was ours. She was pleasant, friendly and very helpful. At one point we didn't have a planner and she really stepped up to the plate! The staff was great and the food was incredible!!!! We're still getting compliments on the food in conversations! They really catered to all our menu wants and needs. We couldn't have picked a better, more affordable venue. It really transforms once decorated! The bridal suite was a great plus too!

    Venue , Event Coordinator, Catering , AV/Sound & Lights, All Day Bridal Suite etc.. all included! What more can you ask for. The just leaves a planner and decor for the big things!

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    Sent on 25/08/2017
  • Sarah

    Sarah Russell · Married on 24/06/2017

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Palais Royale is a gorgeous venue to get married in. Our wedding day went off without a hitch. The Palais Royale staff was extremely professional and provided an incredible service. We've had countless compliments on our choice of venue. There is nothing negative to say about Palais Royale, it is fabulous.

    Sent on 26/06/2017
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    Danielle S · Married on 13/10/2018

    5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0

    Wedding 2018 - Palais Royale is the place to be!

    We had our wedding this past October at Palais Royale on the terrace over looking the water and skyline of Toronto! It was beyond perfect. We had the most amazing night of our lives and can’t tell you how many people felt the same. We could not have picked a better venue than Palais Royale! The food, staff, service, set up, really everything was so special. We truly feel so lucky to have chosen Palais Royale as our wedding venue. I would not have changed a thing about our wedding day! We worked with Jocilea from Palais Royale and she was just a pleasure to work with! She is super responsive, positive, very organized and attentive and always smiling! We would recommend this venue to anyone looking to have their wedding in Toronto!

    Sent on 22/10/2018
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    Fran Law · Married on 07/10/2018

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Dream come true

    We had THE most amazing and memorable day at PR and we couldn't recommend them enough. The venue itself is so historical and has such character we fell in love with it the moment we visited. We had about 180 guests which turned out to be a really good number for the venue. Their food is absolutely fantastic and all our guests were raving about the quality. They are very attentive with all the dietary restrictions and allergies of our guests. All the staff there are extremely professional and courteous. Robert, our coordinator and day of planner was also absolutely fantastic! He kept the day running smoothly and his experience really showed. We had some late last minute additions, but Robert and the venue were still able to accommodate and provide our guests and us with the best experience. The weather for our wedding was unfortunately a little cold, but we still managed to have our ceremony on the terrace over looking the lake, which was really a highlight.

    Sent on 10/10/2018

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