The River Lounge
Welcome to the River Lounge, Restaurant & Banquet Centre, located on the banks of the picturesque Rideau River, just eight kilometers from Ottawa International Airport (YOW).
We serve Halal food upon request
A beautiful Natural Stone Dining Room
With a featured fireplace and a wine-tasting cellar, all inside the Ramada Ottawa covered by 100-year-old lush green trees surrounding 86 newly renovated guest rooms facing the Rideau River.
The River Lounge, Restaurant and Banquet Centre hold a capacity of 150 Seats in its Riverview room, 40 seats at its Lounge and Bar area, 30 seats in the 961 Tavern and over 60 seats in the Rideau Room. Between the Lounge, the Southwest Side Patio with Umbrellas and the East Side Covered Patio as well as the Pine Room downstairs and the main Dining room and Banquet centre we have you covered for any type of dining, training or event.
Our goal at River Lounge is to unify our guest’s cultures and spirits with our own, expressing passion and generosity in the cuisine we share.
Our Red Seal Executive Chef and Owner excellently crafts a melting pot of fine Canadian dining, a hint of Mediterranean inspired cuisine mixed with regional and seasonal attitude. Flavorful herbs and spices combine textures to appease broad-based palates.
Our attentive staff ensure that your entire dining experience at River Lounge is stellar from beginning to end.
Our daily menu of AAA aged Beef, Salt lake Fish and tender and moist Poultry are garnished to wow your taste buds while contrast, texture and colour are pleasing to the eyes.
Once-a-month Lebanese Nights,
During our once-a-month Lebanese Nights, each passing of our shared plates and the breaking of fresh Lebanese pita opens a new conversation.
It’ll certainly make your tastebuds swoon, but our Mediterranean food also promises a flavour journey that transports you to the very heart of a bustling medina in the Middle East.
Whether part of a party of one hundred and fifty or a party of two, your experience throughout our elegant, yet comfortable space is eventful. We are sharing our long-held Canadian experience with our Lebanese-Mediterranean traditions infused with a modern contemporary twist. You will feel both close to home and a part of something new.
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Whether part of a party of one hundred and fifty or a party of two, your experience throughout our elegant, yet comfortable space is eventful.