'Tis the Season

Canada's 100 Best and Most Eco-Friendly Restaurant.

Happy Holidays

Make the Holidays Merry and Bright

Celebrate the Season

Whether your group is large or small, business or pleasure, we can help make your Holiday event unforgettable.

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Entertaining for the Holidays

In Your Home

Let us handle all the details. We’ll cater, or you can pick up a selection of canapés so that you can focus on spending time with friends and family.

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River Cafe Just a Walk in the Park

Instant Gifting

Gift Cards always fit, and never go out of style. Purchase online for immediate delivery. Redeemable at both River Café and Deane House.

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The more the merrier

We can offer the exclusive use of the restaurant for a private events, or for parties of 12+ we have semi-private areas of the room and specially tailored group menus designed to help you get the most of your dining experience.

Celebrations at River Cafe

Private Events

Our dining room can accommodate private standing receptions for up to 250, and seated meals for up to 90 guests. Have a look at our packages for a Festive Lunch, an Afternoon Cocktail Reception, an interactive Evening Celebration with passed canapés and Chef’s stations, or a Seated Dinner featuring a multi-course tasting menu and wine pairings.

Private Events Package

Large Parties

To accommodate groups of 12 and over we have carefully created menus to enhance your dining experience with the size of your group in mind. Speak with our Events Manager to customize a menu for your group!

Large Party Menus

We Cater

Let us bring the River Cafe experience to you. Enjoy the exceptional seasonal, local and sustainable flavours with the people you love in the comfort of your own home. The River Cafe team creates truly memorable holiday events for you and your guests, whether you want a few canapés for passing, a brunch buffet, or full service cocktails and dinner.

Our Events team will work with you to curate the perfect elements of food and wine, decor and service, so you can relax and enjoy your time with friends, family and colleagues.

Holiday Catering Package

Turkey Dinner in Your Home

We’ll send you home with everything you need for Christmas Dinner. A fresh Alberta free-range turkey specially brined, trussed and seasoned in a pan, ready for roasting. All the accompaniments and dessert are included. Enjoy the warmth and smells of a full turkey dinner roasting in your oven, but let us do the work for you so that you can enjoy this special time with family and friends.

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We are at Your Service

For more information about availability and pricing, please contact our Events Manager at 403-261-7670 or fill out our Event Booking Request Form to have us contact you and discuss all available options.

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