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Weddings (See our Dedicated Wedding Website)

With our award-winning cuisine, beautifully landscaped lawns and enclosed porch, we are the perfect setting for your special day. A spacious brick-lined patio creates the perfect balance of a natural and formal setting for your ceremony. 


Our elegant white tent can comfortably accommodate up to 200 guests. Standing on alluring tree-lined grounds, our 1890’s mansion creates a picturesque centerpiece for any type of ceremony. Nestled amidst acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, inviting alcoves and lush foliage, The Kings Contrivance Restaurant provides an idyllic backdrop for your wedding photos. There’s no need to leave your guests or travel to another site.

Rehearsal Dinners 

Savor the charm and scenic splendor of this 1890's mansion as a delightful prelude to your special day. Whether you prefer indoor or outdoor settings, we offer an array of spaces to accommodate you and your guests. Celebrated for our world-class cuisine, our exceptional culinary offerings are sure to delight even the most discerning palates. With an impressive track record, we have been consistently voted as Howard County's Best Fine Dining Restaurant for decades.



Mark this special beginning in your journey together! Choose a place and moment in time that symbolizes your significance to each other and beautifully reflects the depth of your commitment.


Celebration of Life

A life well lived is a tribute to all. Take advantage of the exclusivity, personal attention and dignity our venue has to offer. Choose from a variety of rooms and spaces.



Create an unforgettable birthday experience for that special someone! Indulge them in a award-winning culinary adventure set within the distinctive ambiance of our historic country manor. Select from a range of rooms to ensure personal space and tailor the celebration to honor your guest in style!


The enticing ambiance of The Kings Contrivance Restaurant sets the perfect stage for your celebration of togetherness. Whether you're marking the beginning of your journey or commemorating decades of love, our setting offers an unparalleled intimate mood.


Momentous achievements deserve recognition, and no place mirrors their significance like our historic mansion. Whether an intimate affair or sizeable party, our venue is the ideal setting for your memorable occasion. 



Stately yet filled with a sense of joy and charm. Unlike your typical restaurant experience, our historic manor house offers a distinctive and personalized atmosphere that resonates with significant life milestones, such as celebrating a well-deserved promotion or retirement.





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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