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About The Ivy Room

Chicago's Premier Private Dining & Events Space
A modern oasis in the heart of River North at Medinah Tree Studios, just two blocks from the Magnificent Mile, and in close proximity to the Loop, Navy Pier, and Millennium and Grant Parks, The Ivy Room embodies a history of artistic elegance. The ballroom windows offer picturesque views of the courtyard garden, transforming every event into an extraordinary experience.

Categories: Wedding Venue

Regions serviced: Chicago

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32 Reviews for The Ivy Room

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The Ivy Room offers an attentive staff, adaptable space, and delicious food (thank you, Chef Leslie!) for a medium to large wedding. We got married in January and it went perfectly. Special shout outs to Leslie Fuller and Brittany Plfug for their hard work and excellent execution. From the moment we started planning it was a fun and an enjoyable experience. Our families and friends couldn’t stop talking about how wonderful the night was. When it came to us, I couldn’t have asked for anything else. They were so attentive to our needs and our parents as well – the attention to detail was impeccable. I would recommend Ivy Room to anyone getting married in Chicago.

Profile Picture Jamie, 1/6/18, 8 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Clean Up, Event Rentals, Set Up, Valet, Wheelchair Access, Indoor

12/30/17 wedding. Leslie was the best!!! All of our thanks to her & the staff. She made my daughter's day!!!

Profile Picture Robert, 12/30/17, 2 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue

Honestly, if I could give The Ivy Room and Leslie more than just a 5/5 I would! This venue and Leslie were an absolute dream to work with! A dream ! Leslie was literally my event managing angel and was so patient with me throughout the planning process. I was planning my wedding from Las Vegas (where I live) and you would think that would be difficult, but not with this venue and team of amazing, kind and competent people - it was a breeze! Before we even booked the venue I had a gazillion questions and they never hesitated responding and didn't make me feel crazy. After we booked, same story. The tasting was even a special experience and they accommodated my parents, my (now) Mother-In-Law and my groom and I which I thought was very generous of them. The venue oozes this wonderful understated elegance and energy and that is due to the aesthetics but also because of the fabulous staff. The food - INSANE! I can't tell you how many of our guests commented to my groom and I how delectable the food was and how it was "the best wedding food they have ever had". I love to dance and I regret to say I didn't bring a flat pair of shoes to change in to when my feet started to hurt (an oversight, indeed). Embarrassing as it was, I had to take my heels off, because they were holding me back. Well, low and behold one of the fabulous staff members swept in and brought me brand new flip flops! Like, how?! Massive bonus points for saving the day with some flip flops!! Choosing to have our wedding at The Ivy Room was easily the best choice we made in regards to our wedding and we would not hesitate to have another event there or refer them to anyone looking for a top notch space and staff. Thank you so much Leslie and the wonderful Ivy Room Staff!!

Profile Picture Katie, 11/18/17, 2 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Valet, Wheelchair Access, Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Indoor, Bridal Suite, Clean Up, Lighting/Sound, Set Up

The Ivy Room Pricing

Reception Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $3,000.00
Off-Peak Season
Starting from $3,000.00
Site Fees Include:
Bridal Suite
Clean Up
Event Planning
Set Up
Wedding Catering Avg. Price Per Person
Catering Prices Include:

The Ivy Room FAQ

Venue Highlights
Maximum Capacity
Guest Minimum
Event Spaces
Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Historic
Classic, Elegant
Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
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Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner
Bridal Suite
Clean Up
Event Rentals
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All Inclusive Packages
Event Planning
In-House Bar
In-House Catering
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Preferred Vendors Only
Wireless Internet
Chocolate Fountain
Wheelchair Access


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Professional Network & Endorsements

It's always a pleasure to shoot weddings for the Ivy Room. Their recent renovations have taken the venue to a whole new level, and the staff of event coordinators are extremely on top of things. All of our wedding clients have a wonderful experience here!

The Ivy Room is one of my favorite venues in the city! The courtyard is a dream and I've seen the different rooms take so many different shapes. A beautiful, diverse venue in the heart of the city! Their co-ordiators and staff are top notch! Helpful, polite, cheerful and a w e s o m e! Truly a gem in every way imaginable, I can't wait to shoot another wedding at The Ivy Room!

As a wedding photographer, having the right venue for a wedding is so crucial to beautiful images. The Ivy Room is no exception! It's an absolutely stunning place - from it's jaw-dropping courtyard and wall of ivy to its beautiful reception room, this is one of my favorite places to shoot! Not to mention that the staff is more than friendly and accommodating. After shooting 3 weddings here this year, each wedding is prettier than the last! They continue to wow me with how gorgeous this place is and just all the possibilities to dress it up to make it unique to each couple!

The Chicago Catz love to play The Ivy Room. beautiful visually and acoustically. As well the staff is excellent.

Beautiful Space and wonderful people to work with!


12 E. Ohio St., Suite 100, Chicago, IL 60611   See On Map
312-645-7760 (phone)