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Boasting a team of an exceptionally talented staff, Restaurants Eighteen and SIDEDOOR is a business located in Ottawa, Ontario. The hotel is situated in a heritage building and offers a unique dining experience to its customers. Event coordinator, Stephanie Cummins, will make sure that every little detail is taken care of and you have a smooth celebration. It takes around 25 minutes to reach the venue from Ottawa International Airport. Carleton University is about 9 km from the hotel.

Facilities and capacity

The team here provides a detailed seating arrangement for all the guests. Various decorative place cards are also provided that can encourage conversation among guests. Coat check is also available here along with a small and large wine room, reception area, lounge/bar area, and many more. The venue can accommodate a total of 350 guests.

Services offered

Direction maps are available for all out-of-town guests along with different floral arrangements. Ladies restrooms are kept prepared with a needle and thread, safety pins, feminine products, and mints. Live music and a DJ is also provided. A podium, 5-disk C.D. changer, i-pod, and microphone is also available. Sparkling champagne is also offered for toasting.

Cuisine

Some of the mouth-watering dishes offered by the catering team at Restaurants Eighteen and SIDEDOOR include roasted Quebec duck breast, spiced squash fritter, trout bouillion, and much more. For any special dietary requirements of the guests, there are various menu cards available. Outside cake is also allowed at Restaurants Eighteen and SIDEDOOR.

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How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Restaurant

Describe the style of your venue:

City
Classic
Glamorous
Modern
Rustic

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal shower
Engagement party
Rehearsal dinner

What event services do you offer?

Catering / bar
Clean up
Event planning
Set up

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail reception
Dessert
Family style
French service
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash bar
Champagne toast
House liquor
Limited bar
Liquor license
Open bar
Premium liquor
Signature drink
Specialty beer
Specialty wine

What event items are available?

Audio equipment
Decor
Chairs
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$3,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$3,500

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?

$500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Set up
Clean up
Event planning
Chairs
Tables
Linens
Flatware
Glassware

What is the average catering price per person for plated service?

$90

What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?

$75

What is the average catering price per person for stations?

$75

What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves?

$35

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?

$9

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartenders
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Julie V. Married on 13/05/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Impressive venue! Incredible people! Quality Food and 5 Star Service

From planning to execution the Sidedoor team is the perfect wedding venue. Responsive and stress free. Olivia, the Event Coordinator made it easy and was able to carry out our vision. The manager, Earl, was extremely amenable and ensured we received what we asked for. I recommend Sidedoor to anyone who wants a 5 star wedding!! Thank you Sidedoor - Wedding May 13th 2023. Julie and Michel
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K. Married on 09/06/2017
5 out of 5 rating
Our wedding was better than what we could have imagined!
Candace and her team were phenomenal to work with (a dream compared to many other vendors we worked with along the way). Candace is professional and handles everything with ease and poise! Her calm demeanor was contagious and made us feel so confident with her abilities and planning for our special day. Candace is extremely reliable and patient.
We would highly recommend Sidedoor! The food was amazing, as usual; our guests had not one bad thing to say. As we did, our guests loved the environment of the venue, the vibe and elements that are unique to Sidedoor.
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Kathy C. Married on 29/08/2009
5 out of 5 rating
This is a beautiful restaurant. More importantly though the food was amazing. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal and the biggest compliment was from a friend who is definitely a foodie. She said it was delicious and you would never know they were serving 76 plus people. The service was just fantastic and we really couldn't have asked for more. They are expensive but worth it!
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