The Eglinton Grand

400 Eglinton Avenue West M5N 1A2 Toronto (Ontario) Map · Phone number
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About The Eglinton Grand

History and old Hollywood elegance mix together at Eglinton Grand located in Toronto, Ontario. From the dazzling marquee to the charming art deco décor, you are sure to have a wedding that your guests will never forget. Rich mahogany woods and refined marble enrich this historical landmark. They are located 20 minutes from Toronto Pearson International Airport. It is close to North York and just 23 minutes from Markham and Vaughan, Ontario.

Facilities and capacity

The venue offers luxurious event spaces for intimate and large gatherings, all of which provide you with exclusive use of entire space for the evening. With an effortlessly elegant lounge vibe, the balcony provides a perfect space for cocktail hour and all night socializing. The Gallery is a spectacular room adorned with skylights, popularly used for hosting ceremonies and can accommodate up to 220 people.

The Grand Ballroom is one of the most stunning areas in the bulding and can accommodate up to 550 guests. This spectacular room captures the essence of art deco glamour, and will add a sense of grandeur to your celebration. A spacious bridal suite is also provided for use on the special day.

Services offered

The historical venue is a full service facility with extensive experience, whose staff will actualize your vision with majestic flair. The outstanding event team at the Eglinton Grand will assist you at every step of the planning process and execution of your important day. Apart from wedding ceremonies and receptions, Eglinton Grand also offers intimate spaces for engagement parties, bridal showers, and other nuptial-related celebrations.

Special wedding packages offered by the venue include the Eglinton Grand, Chinese, Indian and Kosher wedding packages. Services provided by the venue include:

  • Catering staff and bartenders
  • Tables and chairs
  • China, cutlery, and glassware
  • Floor length linens and napkins

Cuisine

The experienced catering team will impress you and your family and friends with their culinary talent and quick service. The catering packages offered by the venue include Classic, Grand, and Mediterranean. They serve excellent entrées, salads, pastas, and desserts for guests to enjoy. Some of their heavenly offerings include antipasto Mediterraneo, filet of red snapper, baby shrimp and avocado salad, breast of chicken Marengo, and more.

History

Built in 1936, the Eglinton Theatre epitomized the art deco style of Canadian theatre design. Well-known for its architecture, the theatre became known as the “Show Place of Toronto” and received the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada Bronze Medal.

The stunning interior and furnishings drew people from all over Toronto for an unforgettable experience. In 2003 the historical landmark was purchased by Dynamic Hospitality & Entertainment Group, who transformed it into a special events venue and revived the it's grand style.

  • Number of guests From 10 to 420
  • Maximum Capacity 1000
  • Type Ballroom, banquet hall, historic
  • Style City, classic, glamorous, modern, vintage
  • Event Services Accommodations, bridal suite, cake, catering / bar, clean up, event planning, event rentals, lighting /…View more

More information about The Eglinton Grand

  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    No minimum
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    2
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal shower
    Engagement party
    Rehearsal dinner
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail reception
    Dessert
    Family style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside cake
    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?
    Aisle runners
    Altar/arches
    Audio equipment
    Centerpieces
    Chair covers
    Dance floor
    Decor
    Drapery
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Photobooth
    Chairs
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    Chocolate fountain
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Valet
    Wheelchair access
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    No
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Set up
    Clean up
    Event planning
    Chairs
    Tables
    Linens
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Lighting/sound
    Bridal suite
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake cutting
    Server(s)
    Dessert
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Open bar
    House beer
    Specialty beer
    House wine
    Specialty wine
    Champagne toast
    House liquor
    Premium liquor
    Signature drink
    Bartenders

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Recommended by 97% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Response time 4.8

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  • Rose

    Rose Angela Klassen · Getting married on 05/08/2019

    3.4
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      1.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      2.0
    • Professionalism:
      4.0

    They are too busy to respond to emails. Its best to call or meet in person to save the date.

    If you are looking for a classy, fun and unique night this is the venue for you! However take into account that you need to have the $5000 dollar deposit to secure a date and dates run out quickly. So my suggestion when you see the venues is that you are ready with the minimum 5000 at a reach to make the deposit right before the dates disapear. Also there are winter promotions that are worth taking into account if you are willing to pick any available date!

    Sent on 04/12/2018
  • Michelle

    Michelle · Married on 31/03/2019

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

    A Magical Evening

    My husband and I could not be happier with our wedding at the Eglinton Grand! We were totally impressed with the process from start to finish. Rebecca was amazing to work with over the course of planning our big day. She was extremely communicative, detail oriented, helpful and friendly. It was a pleasure to work with her! Joseph ensured that the wedding ran smoothly that evening with respect to the ceremony, vendors, meals, and guests. He even went around the room to check on all the tables to ensure the guests were happy with their food and having a good time. Our guests were very impressed with the professionalism of the staff that evening, the delicious food, as well the beauty of the venue. The Eglinton Grand is truly a gorgeous space and made our wedding come to life. It was such a magical night, and we are so grateful to the Eglinton Grand for helping us make this evening so special!

    Sent on 03/04/2019
  • Michelle

    Michelle Dooley · Married on 29/03/2019

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

    Amazing venue!!

    My fiancé (now husband) and I were looking for a venue that was unique. We fell in love with the Eglinton Grand.

    Staff were extremely accommodating, patient and made the process for getting married seamless. Honestly, not only did we get the venue we dreamt of, but the Grand helps you all along the way.

    Their preferred vendors assisted in making the day perfect. It was like having a wedding planner without having to pay for one.

    The wedding was elegant and classy. Staff ensured we had everything we needed. They really listened to our needs.

    Thank you so much to everyone at the Eglinton Grand. You made our wedding perfect!!!!

    Michelle & Dave

    Sent on 12/04/2019
  • Diana

    Diana · Married on 26/10/2018

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

    Amazing wedding reception on Oct 26, 2018

    We would like to extended our sincere gratitude to the whole staff that had been a part of our wedding reception! All of our guests enjoyed and were very pleased with the beautiful venue, professional and friendly staff, and the amazing food! We are so glad we found this gem in Toronto!
    From the servers, bartenders and doorman who were pleasant and professional; the floor manager, Joe, who was pleasant and on point, he even assisted with rescuing my wedding dress by finding a Tide-to-go to remove the food stain on it. He was readily available throughout the night and made sure that me and my husband had eaten and had been well hydrated; the sound and lighting technician who had even introduced himself before the reception started - he was very professional and had done an amazing job; the Vice President (Teresa) and Event Manager (Sarah) were so easy to talk to, professional, and were prompt to respond and to accommodate when we had inquires or requests that needed addressing (thank you so much Teresa and Sarah, Matt and I are very impressed by your outstanding service and patience!); and to the kitchen staff who were excellent in their service - everyone were able to enjoy each meal or snack that was served. We would like to appreciate everyone's hard work and dedication to high quality service to your clients.

    Thank you so much for making our special day extra memorable. We hope that Eglinton Grand will continue to excel and be well known not only in Toronto but in the country! Cheers!

    Sincerely - Diana & Matt

    Sent on 14/11/2018
  • Domanique

    Domanique Whittaker · Married on 24/08/2018

    4.8
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      4.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Amazing experience all around

    The Eglinton Grand is a venue like no other: Timeless, Romantic, Intimate, Sophisticated. On top of that they're a 1-stop shop, doing their own catering, bar service, lights, music. The reviews from our guests speak they loudest: Joe was amazing and ensured every guest was taken care of; service was 5-star; they took care of my special dietary restriction. My husband and I would absolutely recommend anyone looking for a high calibre venue to select EGLINTON GRAND. Beautiful from beginning to end!

    Sent on 09/02/2019

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