A Sunday Afternoon Reception

Ideal for Christenings, Baptisms, Bridal or Baby Showers, Anniversaries or Birthday Celebrations in Ottawa

11:00am – 2:00pm
Minimum 30 adults, excluding Long Weekend Sundays


The Garden House (for functions from 30 adults to 180 guests),
Imagine…with all its charm, wrap-around windows, walls clapped with wood and polished to a soft glow with a warm honey-red stain and accented with a mocha ledge rock wall. The Garden House has 2 fieldstone fireplaces, lounge, large dance floor and licensed patios overlooking the woods and the orchard, with the peaceful sound of water spraying from the nearby fountain.
The Main Level of historic Strathmere Inn (for functions from 30 adults to 65 guests),
Imagine…an 1860s home built of fieldstone, with sweeping circular staircase and 2 fireplaces, The Carriage House overlooking the front lawn, canopied under majestic 100-year old walnut trees, comfortable lounges and the Veranda, with a beautiful view of the Heritage Garden and its many splendors.

A Sunday Afternoon Reception includes…

Exclusive use of The Garden House or The Inn, patios and surrounding grounds
A stylized full service afternoon reception menu
1 glass of Alcoholic or Non alcoholic Punch on Arrival
Reception Tables dressed with Ivory Linen Cloths and lit with Oil Lanterns filled with Seasonal Accents
Fireplace Mantles dressed with Seasonal Garlands and Softly Illuminated with Mini White Lights
Free Guest Parking

2016 Price, including Exclusive Facility Rental
$40.00 per person

Taxes and Service Charges will be added. Menu and beverage selections are subject to change based on availability and quality of product.

Need help customizing and creating an event?  Just ask us!

Reception Menu

On Arrival

Passed on Trays by our Service Staff
Mimosa Punch – Champagne and Orange Juice (alcoholic)
Sunkist Cranberry Punch (non-alcoholic)


(placed out food station style allowing you and your guests to help themselves)

Breadbox Buffet
Featuring: assorted grains and wraps

Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Mayo
Ham and Cheese
Chicken Salad with Dried Cranberries
Grilled Vegetable with Herbed Cream Cheese
Egg Salad and Chive


Warm Spinach, Artichoke and Parmesan Dip served with assorted Crudités and Pita Chips
Warm Baked Brie garnished with our own Homemade Savoury Jelly
Assorted Country Relishes
Shrimp Ice Box – Cold Jumbo Shrimp garnished with Lemon Zest and served with Cocktail Sauce
Dijon Cream Salmon  – Fresh Atlantic Salmon marinated in a Dijon Cream Sauce rolled with sesame seeds served with Oregano Crème Fraiche (served at room temperature)



Your Specialty Occasion Cake
Fresh Fruit Tray
Coffee/Tea Station

Contact us to plan your next party at Strathmere!

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