About the Venue
The King York Terrace has 2000 sq. ft of indoor space, and 5000 sq. ft. of outdoor landscaped terrace. Located amongst skyscrapers in the heart of downtown, this venue is easily accessible by public transit, and surrounded by plenty of parking. The contemporary and clean design features exposed 18-foot ceilings, a custom canopy, concrete columns, and expansive windows.
Indoor Standing Capacity: 220
Outdoor Standing Capacity: 350
The King York Terrace comes fully equipped with the following:
- A variety of furniture including 4 leather sofas, 18 bar stools, 2 high top 6 person tables, and coffee tables,
- Separate kitchen prep area
- Separate coat check room
- On site venue coordinator
- Built in 16ft service bar
- Surround Sound
- The King York Terrace is 100% accessible
- Adjustable lighting
- Complimentary access to the terrace
$500 per hour minimum 3 hours required
Alcohol and Insurance
We require a Special Occasion Permit obtained through the AGCO and additional event insurance. A smart serve certified bartender is required to service the bar.
To ensure the safety of guest and vendors, a minimum of 1 security guard is required at $35/hour/guard.
A dedicated venue coordinator will be on site for the duration of your event. Event planning is also available at an additional fee.
Access to the Coat room is included. If you would like staff to run the coat check, it will cost $40/ hour/ staff.
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Our Preffered Caterers, Supplier, and Bar
Our preffered caterers have been carefully selected for their superb cuisine and exceptional caliber of service. Please contact caterers directly for menus and pricing. Download contact information here.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the venue capacities?
Dineen Lounge: 60 Standing, 32 Seated
The Vault: 230 Standing, 100 Seated
The King York Terrace: 250 Inside, 350 Outside
Can I bring in more furniture?
Yes! We work closely with Chairman Mills. They know our space well so I would highly recommend using them.
Can we remove all the furniture?
No. We might be able to put a few items in the hallway or in unused boardrooms, but we cannot confirm that all the furniture can be removed.
Are you licensed?
We do not have an alcohol license. A lot of the caterers on our preferred list are licensed so if you choose to go with them, nothing more is needed from you. Otherwise, obtaining an SOP is a very simple process which I can explain to you in an email.
What time can I rent the space until?
Events can go until 2:00pm at which time all guests must be out of the event space. Tear down can exceed this timing.
Can we have open flames?
Open flames are permitted at The Dineen Lounge and The King York Terrace. Open Flame is NOT permitted inside the Vault.
Do you have onsite catering?
No, we do not have onsite catering. We do have a list of preferred caterers who we work with closely, and who knows our space well.
Can we use a caterer who is not on the preferred list?
Yes, they can use someone who isn’t on the preferred catering list however they will pay a higher landmark fee of 20%.
Is there a landmark fee?
Yes. Our landmark fee is 10% for our preferred caterers and 20% for any caterers not on our preferred list.
What is a landmark fee?
A landmark fee is a percentage of the total caterer invoice that is paid to the venue for operating within that venue. This is charged to the client on the catering invoice and is then forwarded to the venue.
Do we need liability insurance?
Yes, a lot of people will tack on the liability insurance to their existing business insurance for one day. Another option is to purchase it from a separate insurance company such as PAL. iQ needs to be mentioned as an insured party as written in the contract.
Is there parking?
None of our venues have parking. All of our locations are conveniently located close to public transit, and there are many parking garages within walking distance of each venue.