The View on Lonsdale

2121 Lonsdale Avenue V7M 2K6 North Vancouver (British Columbia) View map
12 reviews

Number of guests 25 to 245

About The View on Lonsdale

The View on Lonsdale; located in North Vancouver, was based off the incredible, panoramic view of the Lower Mainland and Pacific Ocean from the space. The beautiful, eco-friendly, energy-saving, venue with incredibly helpful staff makes this place ideal for planning a wedding. This modern building is perfect for those with a lust for city life.

Facilities and capacity

The building is built to LEED standards. The West Coast style is modern and artsy, combining glass, metal, and reclaimed wood to give the venue an urban look. The facility has a maximum capacity at 250 (with a minimum of 30 necessary to have an event). A park is included, which has a historical stone archway that is perfect for ceremonies. A sculptured garden is also in the park. The View is on the 5th floor and has walls at the deck area that can retract to allow optimal room for your event. The View overlooks the North Shore Mountains and ocean, as well as the Lower Mainland. (The staff considers it the Mountain/Sky/Ocean View). There is also large lobby inside. The Gordon Smith Gallery is also available and located on the ground floor.

Services offered

Four different packages are offered by the staff: Meeting, Celebration of Life, Wedding, and Holiday. Event items include audio equipment, chairs, lighting, and tables. The following services are available:

  • Catering / Bar
  • Clean up
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Set up

Cuisine

The facility has an exclusive catering partner; Forage Catering. Led by Chef Welbert Choi, Forage Catering focuses on cooking principles and progressive techniques all while using the best of what BC has to offer. Forage Catering features food & drink from local farmers, fishers, and foragers. Menu options are customizable. Your food can be in stations, plated, or buffet style.

Other facilities

The building has underground parking for up to 100 vehicles. There are two levels. In addition, there are elevators for easy access to your vehicle. A loading bay is also available, making it simple to load items. The facility is wheelchair accessible.

Location

The venue is based in North Vancouver, BC. The closest airport is near Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, BC. Vancouver is known for its theatre, art, and filming spots, as well as lots of outdoor activities.

  • Number of guests

    From 25 to 245

  • Maximum Capacity

    245

  • Type

    Banquet hall

  • Style

    City, modern

  • Event Services

    Catering / bar, clean up, event planning, event rentals, lighting / sound, outside vendors, set up

  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season

    C$ 3,522.00

  • Plated Service (per head)

    C$ 60.00

  • Availability

    View calendar

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More information about The View on Lonsdale

  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 25
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? Up to 3 separate or one big space
  • 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? 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 beer, house wine, house liquor, limited bar, liquor license, open bar, premium liquor, signature drink, specialty beer, specialty wine
  • What event items are available? Audio equipment, lighting, chairs, tables
  • 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$ 2006
  • 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$ 2049
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? C$ 1582
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Set up, clean up, chairs, tables, lighting/sound, parking
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service? C$ 57
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations? C$ 52
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves? C$ 12
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake cutting, dessert
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? C$ 10
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartenders

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Reviews for The View on Lonsdale

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

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  • Lena

    Lena Legkaia, Married on 21/04/2018

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    • Flexibility:
      5.0
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      5.0

    The View is the BEST!

    Stunning views, amazing staff, fantastic food, exceptional professionalism, and not enough wonderful adjectives to describe how the whole event turned out. Huge thank you to Allison for making it all so easy to organize, for providing support and ideas and doing so much of the planning on our behalf.

    Would do it all again in a heartbeat!

    xoxo,
    Lena and Peter

    The wedding of Lena Legkaia and The View on Lonsdale 8
    The wedding of Lena Legkaia and The View on Lonsdale 9
    Sent on 26/04/2018
  • Katrina

    Katrina Jenkins, Married on 07/10/2017

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      5.0
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      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Allison, The View and Forage Caterinf were wonderful! Allison was positive, helpful and generous with her time. She was very responsive during the planning process and always willing to help.
    In addition, during the set up and the event the entire Forage Catering team was fantastic. All of the staff truly went above and beyond. Everyone seemed to really care about the event, was professional, kind, helpful and friendly. The venue is great, the food was amazing, the crew was awesome and we could not have asked for anything different for our wedding. Highly recommended!!

    The wedding of Katrina Jenkins and The View on Lonsdale 10
    The wedding of Katrina Jenkins and The View on Lonsdale 11
    Sent on 13/10/2017
  • Maddy

    Maddy Laberge, Married on 19/08/2017

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

    I loved our wedding at the View. We had our ceremony on the patio overlooking the city of Vancouver and the reception inside. The View really does live up to it's name. They were great with letting up set up the day before and picking items up in the loading bay at a later day after the wedding.

    Sent on 23/09/2017
  • Patrick

    Patrick Estey, Married on 12/08/2017

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

    The View was an incredible venue for our wedding, and Allison Westbridge and the team at Forage Catering were amazing. The view is a stunning locale for a wedding with amazing scenery, and a very modern and spacious interiors. The food was absolutely spectacular, and Allison was extremely helpful, responsive and flexible.

    The wedding of Patrick Estey and The View on Lonsdale 12
    Sent on 18/09/2017
  • Asako

    Asako Morgan, Married on 09/07/2017

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

    My husband and I were amazed by the venue manager Allison's hospitality and customer service, also friendly staffs, great catering foods, we would recommend to everyone getting married in North Vancouver.

    The wedding of Asako Morgan and The View on Lonsdale 13
    Sent on 13/07/2017

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