The Courtyard Restaurant opened in 1980 to rave reviews and has been offering our guests fine food and exemplary service ever since. Executive Chef Murray Wilson cooks contemporary cuisine with flair, sourcing many of his ingredients from local farmers and producers. The Courtyard's elegant atmosphere provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic evening, or a special group occasion. Located in the bustling and historic ByWard Market area of Ottawa, we are in the heart of downtown Ottawa, just steps away from the Parliament Buildings, many major hotels and National attractions Cuisine: Contemporary cuisine / fine dining Business Hours: We are available outside our regular business hours by special arrangement for group bookings and meetings Lunch - Monday to Friday 11:30 to 2:00 Dinner - Monday to Sunday (5:30 to 9:30 Monday to Saturday, Sunday 5:00 to 9:00) Brunch - Saturday and Sunday 11:00 to 2:00 Reservations: Recommended Parking: 2 large pay public parking garages are located directly beside the courtyard, with access from George or York St. Metered public parking is also available throughout the Byward Market area. Dress Code: None. Wheelchair Accessibility: The Dawson Room on our 1st floor is wheelchair accessible; please call ahead to confirm availability of this space. Wheelchair accessible restrooms are also located on the 1st floor. Payment: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover/Diner's Club and Debit. Air-conditioned: Yes Patio: Our gorgeous 60-seat patio is available in the summer months (May to September). Smoking: The restaurant is entirely non-smoking in compliance with local bylaws.