Enjoy Open Kitchen Views or a Smoky Patio Cookout at The Guild in Calgary

The Guild Restaurant represents an exciting take on the finest traditions of butchery, cookery and bar-keeping in Canada. Located in the historic Hudson’s Bay building in downtown Calgary, the name is inspired by the guildhalls of the past, which served as meeting places for artists and merchants. The Guild’s unique dining spaces, paired with its innovative take on chef-driven cuisine, make it a popular choice for events in Calgary.


Address

200 8 Ave SW
Calgary, AB, T2P 1B5
(403) 351-3771

Special Features

The Guild offers a variety of dining spaces, ideal for corporate dinners, intimate social celebrations, summer patio parties and more. The restaurant is also available for private buyouts, offering the perfect space for large corporate receptions or special gatherings.

Capacities

Entire Restaurant
Seated: 200 | Reception: 300

The Pub
Seated: 12 | Reception: 20

The Patio:
Seated: 180 | Reception: 220

Get Inspired


Curated Event Packages


Weddings

The Guild’s sister venue Hudson is located on sixth floor of Hudson’s Bay’s heritage building, above the restaurant space. Hudson is suited with large windows that command stunning views of downtown Calgary’s historic district, making it the picture-perfect option for urban weddings.

Corporate Events

The Guild’s dining spaces are ideal for corporate dinners. The restaurant is also available for private buyouts, offering the perfect space for large corporate receptions. Our sister venues — Hudson and Sub Rosa — offer additional unique and customizable spaces for all types of events.

Social Events & Celebrations

From a summertime cookout on our patio, to a birthday celebration in our semi-private dining spaces, The Guild can help you take your social entertaining to the next level. Work with our Event Specialists to create a custom menu and watch your visions become a reality!

The Guild Event Venue

Frequently Asked Questions


How are menus created for my function?


How is wine selected for my function?

Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) are charged based upon consumption per drink, plus tax and gratuity. We do not offer fixed price per person bar packages or individual bills. Wines are selected from our current list and charged per bottle. In accordance with liquor licensing regulations, we are unable to permit our guests to bring in their own wine or alcohol, but please advise us of your preferences and we will be happy to find a comparable item from our list. Please note that we are not able to order in wines that are not part of our current selection.


What are the maximum capacities of the event spaces?

The lower level of The Guild is available for group dining. The entire space can be made available for a private event or can be subdivided for semi-private dining options. The Guild’s private dining room can be modified to accommodate groups from 12 to 60 for seated events and 20 to 300 for standing receptions.