Weddings

The Farmhouse

Barrie, Ontario View map

About

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The Farmhouse is a Barrie, Ontario venue and restaurant that provides a lovely setting for hosting weddings and special events. With farm-style cuisine served with pride, this distinct property is ideal for couples to celebrate their love story amongst friends and family. Located within driving distance from Toronto, it is a convenient and accessible choice for all in attendance.

Facilities and Capacity

The facilities provided by The Farmhouse can accommodate weddings of any size. Here couples can hold their ceremony and reception in one setting, allowing them to relax and enjoy the day rather than spend it running around. The facilities include private and semi-private rooms such as the Stable Room which has a capacity of up to 30 seated guests and the Loft Room which has space for parties of up to 60. Couples can also choose to book the entire restaurant for an unforgettable party shared between 145 loved ones. The restaurant’s spaces are cozy, laid-back, and welcoming. They are light-filled and feature hardwood floors and authentic touches such as exposed red brick walls. There is parking available on site, and furniture including tables and chairs is included with the rental of the property.

Services Offered

The Farmhouse’s staff welcomes parties to the venue and can offer couples a range of wedding-related services. These include access to tableware and help setting everything up. At the end of each event, they can also clean everything up, encouraging couples to relax and enjoy themselves. They can also provide access to audiovisual equipment such as a projection screen, for the after-dinner speeches.

Cuisine

This restaurant venue counts on the creativity of Executive Chef Randy Feltis to create mouth-watering dishes that everyone will love. These include menus full of tempting dishes such as pork schnitzel and grilled rib steak. The experienced wait staff can serve guests in a number of styles and the bar staff will make sure everyone has a drink to raise the after-dinner toasts.

Highlights

Type

Ballroom, beach, historic, mansion, manor, restaurant

Style

City, classic, country, rustic, vintage, waterfront

Event Services

Catering / bar, clean up, event planning, event rentals, liability insurance, lighting / sound, set up

Reception Site Fee - Peak Season

$1,052

Plated Service (per head)

$35

More information

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4

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 catering services do you offer?

Cocktail reception
Dessert
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)

What bar services do you provide?

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

What event items are available?

Audio equipment
Dance floor
Furniture
Lighting
Chairs
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware

What transportation and access is available?

Parking

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?

$1,107

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?

$1,100

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

$1,100

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Set up
Clean up
Event planning
Chairs
Tables
China
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/sound
Parking

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

$35

What is the average catering price per person for stations?

$35

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?

$7

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

Limited bar
Open bar
House beer
Specialty beer
House wine
Specialty wine
Champagne toast
House liquor
Premium liquor
Signature drink
Bartenders

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  • Lyn
    Lyn R. Married on 02/11/2019
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    Excellent service

    Easy to work with, Chris goes over and above to do what he can to make sure everything is EXACTLY how you picture your day to be! Dinner was AMAZING!!
  • Jasmin
    Jasmin M. Married on 31/08/2019
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    Fairytale Wedding at the Farmhouse

    Having our wedding at the Farmhouse was the best choice we could have made! Our wedding was Pinterest perfect; the food was DELICIOUS. Chris was fantastic to work with; an officiant, event planner, and bar tender? We rented the second floor (Loft Room) and balcony. We had passed appetizers, Menu Option 1, and late night poutine and snacks, and an open bar. They were so generous with portion sizes, the amount of appetizers that circulated, and the drinks! Everything was amazing, I can't stress it enough. Direct quotes from my guests include: "that was the best food I have ever ever had".."that was the best wedding food I have ever had".."that was the best ceasar I've ever drank"..."that was THE best coconut cream pie I've ever had".."that was the best fried chicken I've ever had in my LIFE." The location is also great, with nearby hotels and the water view. We snuck out with our photographer for some sunset pictures and it was perfect. HAVE YOUR WEDDING HERE!
  • Stephanie
    Stephanie B. Married on 19/01/2019
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    Wedding reception

    My husband and I held our reception here, the loft comfortably seated our 80 guests, along with our DJ. The food was incredible, the serving staff were friendly and helpful, and the event coordinator went above and beyond to ensure our night was everything we had hoped it would be. If I had to do it all over again I would not change a thing! Thank you to Chris and the staff at The Farmhouse for an incredible evening!
  • Christy
    Christy C. Married on 20/10/2018
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    The best decision!

    Sarah and Chris made our day so easy and special! They went out of their way to be accommodating and available for questions and modifications. The location was perfect for what we wanted: an intimate, fun, social evening for our loved ones. Their food is phenomenal and their service is unmatched. Love love love!!
  • Kelsey
    Kelsey Married on 06/10/2018
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    Charming, terrific venue!

    We had a great experience working with Chris at The Farmhouse. Everything ran so smoothly, the space was perfect, the service and food were great (especially the appetizers!) - we couldn't have asked for a better day. My partner and I met with Chris multiple times before the big day, and he put us at ease with his enthusiasm and attentiveness. The location across from the water is charming, and there's lots of parking. I would highly recommend this as the perfect rustic, intimate (we had 59 guests) wedding venue.
  • Amy
    Amy S. Married on 01/09/2018
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    Beyond Expectation

    I cannot begin to express how exceptional the staff, service, food and whole experience was. Chris and his team went above and beyond to personally help us navigate a difficult situation. Beyond Grateful!
  • Kelly
    Kelly C. Married on 02/06/2018
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    Our dream wedding!

    The Farmhouse was the perfect venue for our small, intimate and laid back wedding. We had 65 people in the Loft room on the 2nd floor and it was the perfect setting for our group. Chris is so great to work with, he is very responsive and was accommodating to all of our requests. All of our guests kept saying how delicious the food was and the bar service was excellent. We had the balcony for the night which was perfect for the guests who wanted to sit outside and enjoy the view and we cleared some of the tables to have a dance floor for everyone who wanted to stay inside and dance. It was the perfect wedding and we couldn’t be more grateful for the amazing experience The Farmhouse provided for us!
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    Miranda R. Married on 02/06/2018
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    Excellent food and rustic feel

    I would recommend the farmhouse if you are looking for a more laid back comfortable feel for a smaller size wedding. We rented the semi private room, it seats 25 but I think it was a little tight I'd say 20 would be more comfortable and perfect. They provide some of the linen and can does and they also can hook your playlist to the sound system so you can play your own music which I found very useful. The staff are very accommodating and the if you contact them about inquiry of a wedding they are very responsive and they will also book meetings to help plan and get the wedding you want. We enjoyed the food it was very delicious, they also have a vegetarian option I believe it was couliflower steak. I never did ant taste testing prior but I didn't have to the food was cooked perfect. The wedding does end at ten when the restaurant closes, kind of early but there isn't a dance floor so no need to be there until 12. We had a good time I would recommend them

    The Farmhouse's reply:

    Thanks for the great review Miranda! Small note though, we will stay open for larger weddings 50+ and we can make a dance floor on the second floor for larger weddings as well!
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    Suzanne D. Married on 12/05/2018
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    Perfect for intimate weddings

    We have a small intimate wedding 20 guests and The Farmhouse was perfect for our small rustic ceremony and dinner, we had a small portion of the restaurant that holds 26 people, a privacy curtain and a great view of Lake Simcoe in downtown Barrie, they officiated our wedding at the the restaurant, we added a few decorations and flower centerpieces for the tables and it looked wonderful. They had set menus with soup and salad, main course and dessert. The meal was fantastic and we'll presented. Chris who oversaw the whole event was awesome. Also you don't have to pay to rent the the space like you do with a hall.it was a perfect day.
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    Christine B. Married on 30/09/2017
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    Everything was amazing from the food to venue to the owner and staff who took care of us.

    I have quite a few food allergies and they were easily accomadated. I've been to the resteraunt multiple times and I've never experienced any issues with my allergies. I would recommend this place to anyone who wants to have a wonderful wedding with lots of great memories.

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