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


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.


Day Facility Rental:

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

Evening Facility Rental:

Monday – Wednesday: $750
Thursday or Friday: $2,000
Saturday: $2,500
Sunday: $1,500


Up to 4 hours

Latest end time for day rentals: 4:00pm

Earliest start time for evening rentals: 6:00pm


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 $1,500 for a ceremony. Wedding ceremony price includes chairs and setup.


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.

  • Private Security
  • Well-lit, free parking lot
  • Exclusive use of the event space
  • “Private Event” and “Parking” signage
  • 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 two portable heaters (weather dependent)
  • Potted plants in the spring and summer months
  • Overhead string lights on terrace
  • Landscape lighting

French-Inspired Small Event Venue

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.

(314) 961-7588