Private Functions

Private dining room

Our Private Room is situated in a parlor built in 1760 that has hosted historical British Royal Navy figures like Admirals Cook and Nelson as well as British General Wolfe. This intimate room has the capability of hosting up to 20 guests for a sit-down dinner, presentations and 35 guests for a cocktail reception.

Group too big for our private room?

Our Main Restaurant and Bar can easily accommodate up to 100 guests for dinner or receptions in various formats and more for an exclusive concert.


Our space is adaptable and able to accommodate different styles of events from exclusive parties, wine and scotch tastings, business sessions, formal dinners and private concerts. Amenities include: a brand-new design with Wi-Fi, LCD flat screen, beautiful bar, and wheelchair accessibility.  Talented Chef Michael Dolente will create a special menu to suit just about any budget or style.  Our sound system is state of the art and we are well established as a wonderful venue to host live entertainment. The Carleton has earned numerous awards and accolades for its live entertainment experience, including four East Coast Music Awards and eight Music Nova Scotia Awards for Venue of the Year, and the 2017 Canada Live Music Award for Best Small Venue.


If you’re interested in finding out more, please contact our office by calling 902-422-6335, or by emailing