SIDEDOOR Contemporary Kitchen & Bar

18b York Street, Ottawa, ON
Capacity: 350 people

About SIDEDOOR Contemporary Kitchen & Bar

Thank you for considering the SIDEDOOR to host your event reception. Our goal is to emulate the best in casual fine dining with first class service, quality ingredients and award winning wines. Located in the By Ward Market, we offer two unique event spaces. The grand restaurant space with its private dining room and semi-private lower bar area makes SIDEDOOR the ideal venue for hosting corporate events, family gatherings, cocktail style events, weddings and rehearsal dinners. Canadian contemporary menu and Asian influenced menu both reflect engaging flavor profiles and the changing seasons. Our philosophy is simple; use the best local ingredients and serve them with passion and delight. Our gracious personnel and our attention to detail are sure to make your event a memorable one. For more information or to book a meeting with a member of our Events Team please call the SIDEDOOR.

Event Pricing

Event Minimums Starting At
$3,500 - $14,000 /event
Pricing for parties and meetings only
Wedding Minimums Starting At
$3,500 - $14,000 /event
Pricing for weddings only

Event Spaces

The Restaurant
The Restaurant
Event Room & Lower Bar
Private Event Room
Venue Types
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 350
  • Special Features: We have a completely private event room which is perfect for corporate meetings, events or weddings. Our event room can accommodate up to 85 guests for a seated function and 100 guest for a standing reception.