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Calgary Cocktail Reception?

samsouth Jan 15, 2012 03:32 PM

Looking for recommendations for a wedding reception location - 90-110 people max.
Wanting to have a cocktail party with lots of horduerves offered rather than a sit down dinner.
Any suggestions?

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  1. TSAW RE: samsouth Jan 15, 2012 03:51 PM

    West. I've been to a few cocktail events there. One event the food was quite good with a really nice huge cheese board, at the other event it was so-so.

    I've also been to one at Hotel Arts - Raw Bar, the food was incredible there.

    1. cellophane_star RE: samsouth Jan 16, 2012 07:42 AM

      I'd suggest Hotel Arts or Vin Room (might not be able to accomodate 90 people though... worth calling to find out)

      1. itmybegood RE: samsouth Jan 16, 2012 01:55 PM

        Divino's up stairs room is big, I was there for a reception a while ago the food was great.

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          NumberFive RE: samsouth Jan 16, 2012 09:09 PM

          The downstairs of Trib may suit you. Been to a company cocktail party down there a couple years ago and was very nice.

          Also, was at a wedding at the Ranche that was a cocktail only reception and it was also great.

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            crazy_eoj RE: samsouth Jan 17, 2012 01:40 PM

            The Opera Room at Teatro might be able to fit that many if it's cocktail instead of a full dinner. Food is always amazing there.

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              yyc_mom RE: samsouth Jan 23, 2012 07:51 PM

              I booked a reception at Cafe Koi for my husband's 40th birthday, coming up soon. The owner has been wonderful to work with. I'll let you know how it goes.

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                23skidoo RE: samsouth Jan 24, 2012 02:40 PM

                We had a reception for about 50 (cocktails and cake, but no hors d'oeuvres) at River Cafe a few years ago. We only had a section of the restaurant, near the fireplace, but it was perfect.

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