Dora Keogh is an old-world country pub with pints and rustic Irish fare. They host Celtic music sessions and a variety of live bands. Why should vineyards get all the attention? This couple favored a pint of stout over a glass of white wine. They had their first date at this bar and fell in love while sharing a beer. Pub weddings are casual, fun, and very friendly affairs with a focus on simpler things. Who could blame you for being an anglophile? Britain is full of style to envy. And Dora Keogh is a chic neighborhood establishment perfect for weddings and intimate affairs. This couple decorated the pub with flower filled canisters of tea. Bunting is also a really easy way to add some color to a pub’s usual low lighting and short ceilings.
If your wedding will be serving plenty of your favorite microbrews, why not incorporate hops into your wedding decor? Yes, a beer-centric wedding can still be refined and sophisticated. You can eave bottles of beer in icy tubs and plenty of places for people to relax and chat. And with a neighborhood tavern like this, that’s wedding-worthy, we were able to use the bar as a pretty backdrop for portraits. When it comes to a pub wedding menu, stick to comfort foods. These two kept it simple with a selection of bread, meats, and cheeses. Because this is such a laidback theme, their wedding was equally rustic. And the decor was the pub’s vintage posters and signage.
With so many large scaled multi-day events happening this month, I was really looking forward to a Danforth Wedding. The Danforth might be associated with the lively neighborhood Greektown. However crowds come for its international mix of restaurants, cafes, and bars. It is the perfect definition of Toronto’s hotpot culture. It also hosts many bar themed weddings for couples looking for something casual and different. The drawback, however, is its lack of parks and gardens for wedding portrait sessions. City traffic doesn’t always allow enough time to go somewhere off-site. So for most of my couples, we simply take a walk on The Danforth. Thanks to the advancement of Google earth, I can take a walking tour of the local area ahead of time and find key features that highlight the neighborhood. There are plenty of pretty spots. You just have to explore and look for them.