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Apr 19, 2011 03:27 PM

100-150 People- Business Cocktail Reception- Downtown Core

Looking for a location downtown (south of Bloor, subway accessible) for 5:30-8:30 cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. We would want the whole location and a price point that is mid to high...not completely fancy pants though.

Looking at mid-May so patios are not desirable.

Any recommendations would be great.

Thank you.

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  1. Let's start at the top: Canoe has a large function room with a view.

    1. Canoe is always a good option for business events. If you want something less formal, Origin is available for a full buyout and the capacity is 140.

      1. On a separate note, I don't know if you are considering the fact that to do a full buyout of a restaurant during dinner hours is going to be expensive. So even if you are only planning a cocktail reception, your price tag may feel more like a dinner event. To avoid this, your best bet is go with a restaurant that has a separate event space (like Canoe).

        1. Have you considered Jamie Kennedy at the Gardiner Museum?

          Jamie Kennedy
          9 Church St, Toronto, ON M5E1M2, CA

          1. You might do better in terms of a price by picking a private club. The Albany or the National have large private rooms that aren't in everyday use that are close to the financial district.