Smith & Wollensky Boston Castle




Imagine your wedding in the most unique venue in Boston, in the heart of upscale Back Bay. Located in a historic stone and brick “castle” built in 1891, the structure originally served as the headquarters for the First Corps of Cadets and is listed on the National Historic Register. You’ll walk down the aisle to say your vows in front of a large cozy fireplace, surrounded by your loved ones in a room filled with natural light. Or choose a fairytale ceremony in one of the castle’s “turrets”, featuring vaulted ceilings and large windows. After you say “I do”, your luxurious reception unfolds in the historic Battle room on the fourth floor. Surrounded by rich, dark woods and full of elegant ambiance, your celebration is a stylish affair to be remembered forever. The Battle Room features high ceilings, interior balconies and windows overlooking the city. Your nuptials will go down in history at Smith & Wollensky Boston Castle!

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Historic/Landmark Building, Ballrooms


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 250 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Event end time is negotiable. Please contact venue coordinator to arrange set up and end times.

Rental Fees

The rental fee for the reception is included in the wedding package. The venue allows 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a wedding ceremony is $1,000. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $400/hr. An outside caterer is allowed with approval from the venue.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Smith & Wollensky Boston Castle is estimated at between $20,660 and $26,130 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


Choose from List, Provided



Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Dance floor
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Parking can be arranged
Customized printed menus
Complimentary day-after-wedding brunch for couple
House red & white wine dinner service
Complimentary menu tasting for two

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
No smoking
Alcohol must be provided by venue
No restrictions on music end time
Outside caterer permitted but there may be a fee