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Looking for a venue in Calgary for cocktails and appetizers for 50, financial crowd

Baelsette Mar 1, 2013 05:02 PM

Hi all,
Hoping for some help. Looking for a venue to host 50 + for cocktails and appetizers in Calgary for the financial industry. Would like a private room in a restaurant or bar?
Any suggestions? All help is much appreciated.
Thanks!

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    JohnnyGe RE: Baelsette Mar 2, 2013 02:28 AM

    Check out Osteria de Medici on 10th st. NW in Kensington. Choice of a couple of rooms

    http://www.osteria.ca/private.htm

    1. Baelsette RE: Baelsette Mar 2, 2013 06:20 AM

      Thank you both VERY much, will check it out!

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        Chow_Down RE: Baelsette Mar 2, 2013 09:00 AM

        I suppose it depends on what type of "financial crowd" you're hosting, but I'd suggest something right in the core.

        Osteria seems to get mixed reviews at best and if I was hoping to impress a group of people, I wouldn't want to risk it. FWIW, any of the IBs I know wouldn't be caught dead at Osteria... A little too "Versace", rather than "Tom Ford".

        I'd look to see if I could book the Lounge Central 899 in Le Germain, or even Charcut.

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          cleopatra999 RE: Baelsette Mar 2, 2013 09:01 AM

          http://www.cellarwinestore.com/

          This is a wine store in downtown Calgary that you can book for private functions. Really cool space in the basement surrounded by wine :). The appies we had there were excellent. We went as a wine tasting party, I am sure there were over 50 people there.

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