SH Logo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo
  • Wedding Photo

Host your upcoming wedding at Spruceholme Inn!

Spruceholme Inn is located in the centre of Fort Coulonge, in the Pontiac. It is the splendid former home of George Bryson Jr. and his wife Helen Craig, built in 1875.

With Bryson’s Bistro du Bûcheron and the Pontiac Conference Centre, Spruceholme Inn is the perfect location to host a wedding. We can accommodate everything from an intimate wedding, to a large function of up to 400 guests.

Let our team of dedicated staff organize your wedding, and enjoy a flawless and perfectly executed day!

For pricing, availability or any questions, please contact us at 819-683-5635 or at We look forward to hearing from you!

Jane Pitfield, owner
Claire Sanderson, events manager

Pontiac Conference Centre and Bryson’s Bistro

The newly built Pontiac Conference Centre, with its crystal chandeliers, 16 foot ceilings and beautiful Victorian oak bar, would provide the perfect setting to host your upcoming wedding. The conference centre can accommodate between 100 and 400 people, at rounds of 8 or 10.

Bryson’s Bistro du Bûcheron is our beautiful restaurant which was built out of George Bryson Senior’s 1850 hay barn. The large wood beams and artifacts give a unique, authentically local atmosphere to the restaurant. It can accommodate up to 84 guests.

Spruceholme Inn sits on picturesque grounds, surrounded by century old trees that provide a lovely setting for your special day. Our heritage buildings and garden form the ideal backdrop for beautiful pictures, so you can treasure this moment for a lifetime.

We would be delighted to host your wedding ceremony on-site as well, in the Bistro, Conference Centre, or on our beautiful front lawn.

The rental fee for the Conference Centre is $1000.00 and for the Bistro it is $250.00. The rental fees include the set up, tear down and cleaning of the halls.​

We are pleased to offer the following items at no additional cost:
  • Tables and chairs
  • White linens and black or white serviettes
  • A breathtaking venue, ideal for wedding pictures
  • Parking
  • Coat check
  • Bose sound system
  • Cordless handheld microphone
  • Screen and projector
  • LED uplighting
  • 16x24 stage
  • Area for dance floor
  • Patio area, weather permitting
  • $20.00 discount on guest rooms, as long as a minimum of 6 rooms are booked. A set breakfast is included between 7:30 and 9:30am in Spruceholme.
  • Knowledgeable staff
  • A state of the art kitchen for all your food and beverage requirements

We will also offer a complimentary guestroom for the bride and groom, the night of the wedding, complete with a bottle of sparkling wine.

Cocktail Hour

Bar list for open or cash bars

Domestic Beer $5.00
Imported Beer $6.00
Glass of wine $6.00
Cooler $6.00
Hard Liquor $6.00
Pop or Juice $2.00
Bottles of house red and white wine are available for the tables, at $22.00 each. Prices will vary if other wines are selected.

Canapés and Hors d’OEuvres

Cucumber Tomato Tzatziki $0.75
Mini Grilled Cheese with Smoked Ketchup $0.75
Pâté with Mustard $0.75
Garlic Cheese Bread $0.50
Cherry Tomato and Mozzarella with Reduced Balsamic $1.00
Mini Quiche Lorraine $1.00
Bruschetta $1.00
Smoked Sausage and Pineapple Skewers $1.50
Caesar Salad Bites $1.50
Shrimp Cocktail $1.50
Smoked Salmon and Whipped Dill Cream Cheese on Crostini $1.50
Chicken Teriyaki Skewer $1.50
Beef Teriyaki Skewer $1.50
Mini Burgers $1.75

Prices listed on all menus are per person. Taxes and gratuity are additional.

Plated Dinner - Appetizers

3 course dinner (soup or salad, choice of main course and dessert): $32.50
4 course dinner (salad, soup, choice of main course and dessert): $35.00

Caesar Salad
Homemade Dressing, Garlic Croutons, Smoked Bacon, Parmesan

Bistro Salad
Tarragon Vinaigrette, Mixed Greens, Tomatoes, Shaved Radish, Cucumber

Spinach Salad
Creamy Balsamic Dressing, Whipped Boursin Cheese, Dried Cranberries, Toasted Almonds

Caprese Salad
Balsamic Reduction, Olive Oil, Baby Spinach, Roma Tomatoes, Bocconcini Cheese, Fresh Basil

Bosc Pear Salad
Maple Vinaigrette, Bosc Pear, Spring Mix, Brie Cheese, Candied Walnuts

Hot Soups
Butternut Squash with Brown Butter Hazelnuts and Sage
Tomato Soup with Feta Cheese and Fresh Dill
Leek and Potato Soup with Bacon and Pommes Frites
Cream of Asparagus with Smoked Salmon and Tarragon Cream Cheese Crostini
Creamy Potato Soup, Bacon, Cheddar, Sour Cream and Chives
Italian Green Vegetable Soup with Pesto, Romano Beans and Fresh Parmesan
Classic Italian Minestrone
Blackbean Soup with Chipotle Sour Cream, Pico de Gallo, Fresh corn and Cilantro
Seafood Chowder with Shrimp, Clams, Smoked Sausage and Scallion
Green Pea Purée with Shredded Spy Apple and Bacon
Cold Soups
Traditional Gazpacho
Vichyssoise (leek and potato)
Beet Soup with Goat Cheese Croutons, Herbed Honey

Plated Dinner - Main Courses

(Please select up to 3 different main courses to offer your guests – we will require your guest selections
at least one week in advance, and please provide place cards to indicate what each guest has selected.)

Pan Seared Salmon
Israeli couscous, roasted vegetables
Tarragon cream sauce, lemon

Roasted Quarter Chicken
Potato and root vegetable hash, natural jus

Pork Tenderloin
Brussels sprouts, Smoked Bacon and Apple,
Crispy Smoked Sea Salt Potatoes, Maple Mustard Sauce

Vegetable Lasagna
Rosé Sauce, Grilled Vegetables, Provolone Cheese,
Confit Cherry Tomatoes, Fresh Parmesan and Parsley

Shaved Prime Rib Roast (served medium-medium well)
Yorkshire Pudding, Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Seasonal Vegetables, Au Jus

Grilled Trout Filet
Brown Butter Beurre Blanc, Wilted Baby Kale and Spinach
Rice Pilaf

Braised Beef
Root Vegetable Hash, Herbed Demi Glaze Rice Pilaf

Roasted Cornish Hen
Rice Pilaf, Root Vegetables, Natural Juice

Seared Side Pork
Fèves au Lard, Smoked Salt Potatoes, Buttered Corn and Peas

Chuck Beef and Pork Tenderloin Ci-paille
Mashed potatoes, Bacon Coleslaw

Half Rack of Ribs and Chicken
Scalloped Potatoes, Coleslaw, Buttered Peas

Roasted Vegetable Flatbread
Arugula and Parmagianno Salad

Roasted Mushroom, Sweet Onion & Confit Garlic Stuffed Crepes
Fried Goat Cheese, Spinach Salad, Reduced Balsamic

Chicken Parmesan
with Alfredo Bowties and Garlic Bread

Dijon, Honey and Thyme Roasted Chicken
Mashed Potatoes and Vegetables

Hot Smoked Trout
Chefs Tartar Sauce, Rice Pilaf, Corn Fritter, Bacon Coleslaw

Plated Dinner - Desserts

Warm Apple Crumble
Maple Walnut Ice Cream, Caramel Sauce

Decadent Chocolate Cake
Mocha Buttercream, Salted Caramel Sauce

Carrot Cake
Cream Cheese Icing

Chocolate Ganache Tart
with Caramelized Banana

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
Sponge Toffee Crumble

Mixed Berry Tartlet
Vanilla Custard, Vanilla Sugar

Pudding Chomeur

Lemon Cake
Coconut Meringue and Lemon Curd

Strawberry Shortcake
With Fresh Whipped Cream

Apple and Toffee Cake
with Vanilla Ice Cream

Dinner Buffet

$25.00 per person with a selection of 2 main courses
$27.50 per person with a selection of 3 main courses
$30.00 per person with a selection of 4 main courses

Bread and Butter
Garden Salad
Caesar Salad
Pasta Salad
Main Courses (please make your selection)
Roasted Pork Loin with Honey Dijon and Thyme
Pork Schnitzel
Chicken and Pork Brochettes
Roast Chicken with Herbs and Garlic
Fried Chicken
Chinese Sweet and Sour Chicken
Braised Beef in Gravy
Parmesan Bowtie Pasta (with Baby Spinach, Cherry Tomatoes, Garlic Cream Sauce)
Teriyaki Salmon
Pan Seared Trout
Crispy Fried Fish
Garlic Shrimp

Served with Mashed Potatoes, Rice and Seasonal Vegetables

Chocolate and Carrot Slab Cakes
Fruit Platter

Please let us know if you have a particular menu in mind:
we would be delighted to customize a special menu for your wedding day!

Late Lunch

Party Pan Pizza (choice of three toppings) $3.00

Chicken Wings (assorted flavours) $3.00

Assorted Party Sandwiches and Wraps $2.00
(Ham, Chicken, Egg, Cucumber)

Build Your Own Sandwich Station $2.00
(Consists of Various Meats, Cheeses, Breads, Condiments)

Build Your Own Poutine Station $5.00
(Cheese Curds, Gravy)

Pickle and Cheese Platter $2.00

Cheese and Assorted Crackers $2.00

Italian Meatballs $1.25

Honey Garlic Meatballs $1.25

Bruschetta $1.00

Garlic Bread with Cheese $1.25

Meat Lasagna $4.00

Baked Mushroom and Chicken Pasta $4.50

Assorted Mini Quiche Platter $2.50

Vegetable Platter $1.75

Fruit Platter $2.50

Chocolate Slab Cake $2.00

Carrot Slab Cake $2.00

Assorted Squares $1.50