• Capacity
  • Fees & Availability
  • Included in Property Rental Fee

Seated: 100
Buffet Seated: 80
Buffet Cocktail: 175 (2/3 seating)

Note

The capacities for seated and buffet seated events are calculated using tables with 6 guests at each. Any deviation (altering the number of guests at each table and/or adding a “head” table) will decrease capacity and may cause you to incur extra charges.

Receptions

Day Facility Rental:

Monday-Friday: $500
Saturday: $2,500
Sunday: $1,500

Evening Facility Rental:

Monday-Wednesday: $750
Thursday, Friday and Sunday: $1,500
Saturday: $2,500

Availability:

Year-round
Up to 4 hours

Latest end time for day rentals: 4:00pm

Earliest start time for evening rentals: 6:00pm


Ceremonies

Ceremonies will take place outdoors on the lower terrace. This area is available year-round and is covered for inclement weather. There is an additional fee of $1,200 for a ceremony in conjunction with your reception. Wedding ceremony price includes chairs and setup.


Note

There is a $500 additional setup fee, which includes setup, breakdown and cleaning before and after the event. Events with a final guest count of 31-54 adults will incur a surcharge of $500. Events with 30 adults or fewer will incur a surcharge of $1,000.

  • Exclusive use of the event space
  • Rectangular and round wooden dining tables
  • Wooden French bistro chairs
  • Cloth runners and tablecloths for dining tables
  • Cloth napkins for seated dinners
  • All china, stemware and flatware
  • Votive candles for tables
  • Cordless microphone
  • Ambient sound system throughout
  • Comfortable sofas, chairs and accent tables throughout
  • Outdoor lounge furniture, tall tables, bistro tables and chairs
  • Firepit and four portable heaters (weather dependent)
  • Potted plants in the spring and summer months
  • Overhead string lights on terrace
  • Landscape lighting
  • Well-lit, free parking lot
  • Security guard on parking lot for evening events
  • Directional parking signage
  • Crosswalk sign
  • Private event signage

City Cottage on Chouteau

French-inspired small event venue in Midtown

City Cottage on Chouteau was originally built 100 years ago and served as the hospitality room for the Otto F. Stifel Union Brewery. Today it is a French-inspired small event venue in Midtown St. Louis that offers you and your guests French country charm in an urban setting. City Cottage’s hardwood floors, exposed wooden trusses, brick walls and fireplace offer a warm, inviting space that is cozy without being stuffy. The City Cottage offers something unique from anything else you will find in the St. Louis area and is sure to impress guests at any event, from a wedding to a family reunion to a corporate event.

Ready to get started? Contact us today to plan your dream event at City Cottage on Chouteau.
  • Weddings + Receptions
  • Social Events
  • Corporate Events
  • Fundraising Events

For couples looking for an intimate wedding venue, City Cottage offers plenty of charm in an urban location. This 100-year-old brick building in Midtown St. Louis was originally the hospitality room for the Otto F. Stifel Union Brewery, which closed in 1919 just before the onset of Prohibition. Later it became home to the Billy Goat Hill Tavern and the renowned King Louie Restaurant.

The building is now used exclusively as City Cottage, a French countryside-inspired event space. Its hardwood floors, exposed wooden trusses, brick walls and fireplace create a warm and inviting space for your celebration. The elegant 30-foot rare tiger’s-eye-oak bar is a memorable backdrop and five sets of tall French doors overlook the beautiful back terrace, with landscaped gardens, a fountain, a wood-burning pizza oven, overhead string lights and a “secret garden.” The terrace sits high on a hill facing the western sky and is one of best places in St. Louis to enjoy the sunset. This place is truly a cozy country cottage in an urban environment.

When you want to create an event your family and friends will always remember, you need a venue that is the right blend of stylish, spacious and welcoming. The City Cottage on Chouteau gives you cozy French country charm in an urban setting. For memorable events with loved ones, it can’t be beat.

This 100-year-old brick building in Midtown St. Louis was originally the hospitality room for the Otto F. Stifel Union Brewery, which closed in 1919 just before the onset of Prohibition. Later it became home to the Billy Goat Hill Tavern and the renowned King Louie Restaurant.

The building is now used exclusively as City Cottage, a French countryside-inspired event space. Its hardwood floors, exposed wooden trusses, brick walls and fireplace create a warm and inviting space for your celebration. The elegant 30-foot rare tiger’s-eye-oak bar is a memorable backdrop and five sets of tall French doors overlook the beautiful back terrace, with landscaped gardens, a fountain, a wood-burning pizza oven, overhead string lights and a “secret garden.” The terrace sits high on a hill facing the western sky and is one of best places in St. Louis to enjoy the sunset. This place is truly a cozy country cottage in an urban environment. A social event here is bound to bring your family and friends closer together and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

If your goal is to charm staff and clients with a venue that is cozy without being stuffy, consider this Old World style cottage in an urban setting for your next corporate event. Originally the hospitality room for the Otto F. Stifel Union Brewery, which closed in 1919 just before the onset of Prohibition, this 100-year-old brick building in Midtown St. Louis later housed a tavern and restaurant. The building is now used exclusively as City Cottage, a French countryside-inspired event space.

This venue’s hardwood floors, exposed wooden trusses, brick walls and fireplace create a warm and inviting space for your celebration. The elegant 30-foot rare tiger’s-eye-oak bar is a memorable backdrop and five sets of tall French doors overlook the beautiful back terrace, with landscaped gardens, a fountain, a wood-burning pizza oven, overhead string lights and a “secret garden.” The terrace sits high on a hill facing the western sky and is one of best places in St. Louis to enjoy the sunset. This place is truly a cozy country cottage in an urban environment.

This 100-year-old brick building in Midtown St. Louis was originally the hospitality room for the Otto F. Stifel Union Brewery, which closed in 1919 just before the onset of Prohibition. Later it became home to the Billy Goat Hill Tavern and the renowned King Louie Restaurant. Today, it offers charitable organizations and nonprofits a spacious, welcoming place to meet with donors or celebrate a cause. For your fundraising event, this Old World style space delights and charms.

The building is now used exclusively as City Cottage, a French countryside-inspired event space. Its hardwood floors, exposed wooden trusses, brick walls and fireplace create a warm and inviting space for your celebration. The elegant 30-foot rare tiger’s-eye-oak bar is a memorable backdrop and five sets of tall French doors overlook the beautiful back terrace, with landscaped gardens, a fountain, a wood-burning pizza oven, overhead string lights and a “secret garden.” The terrace sits high on a hill facing the western sky and is one of best places in St. Louis to enjoy the sunset. This place is truly a cozy country cottage in an urban environment.