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Private Dining
The Kings Contrivance Restaurant is the ideal setting for fine dining and special occasions. We pride ourselves on exceptional food and outstanding service. We specialize in weddings, rehearsal dinners, business meetings, birthdays, retirement and graduation parties, anniversaries and showers.


For large parties, rental of the private rooms or the entire house is available. A non-refundable deposit may be required.

For wedding ceremony, reception inquiries and private events please call us at 410-995-0500. 


Business Functions

We are the perfect place for your business meetings. We are conveniently located between Baltimore, Washington, Annapolis and Fredrick. We are just minutes from I-95, I-295 and US 29. We are only 20 minutes from BWI airport and 10 minutes from Columbia's most convenient lodging. 

The Kings Contrivance Restaurant has wireless internet access and audio visual equipment available upon request. We have ample on-site, complimentary parking for your guests, and individual meeting rooms for parties from 5 to 55. 

Our outdoor patio can accommodate a dinner for up to 175 people, or a dinner and presentation for up to 100 people. This area is available May 1 through October 31. 

Count on us every step of the way - from menu planning to service and execution. 

Weddings, Rehearsal Dinners and Bridal Showers
Celebrate your special day at The Kings Contrivance Restaurant. With our award-winning cuisine, beautifully landscaped lawns, spacious patio and enclosed veranda, we are the perfect setting for picturesque weddings and receptions.

Bar/ Bat Mitzvah

The Kings Contrivance Restaurant can provide a memorable experience for your child's Bar/Bat Mitzvah that will last a lifetime. We have six private dining rooms, as well as an outdoor patio. 

Celebration Of Life

Come together to honor the unique life of your loved one. Our relaxed home-like reception facility is the perfect setting to share your memories and reflect with friends and family.





Reservation Desk Opens
8 AM Wednesday - Saturday
1:30 PM Sunday

10150 Shaker Drive
Columbia, MD 21046

Our Menu 

Please select from any of our fine dining experiences below:

Dining Hours

Wednesday – Sunday 4 – 8 PM

Carryout Available
Wednesday – Sunday 4 – 8 PM

Not available on holidays.



Please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments regarding your experience at
The Kings Contrivance Restaurant:

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