Open House – Discover ‘The Glenwood’ – Raleigh’s ‘Best Kept Secret’

Irregardless Cafe’s chefs have been catering locally sourced hand-crafted meals around the Triangle for more than four decades. In 2015, Irregardless became the exclusive caterer at ‘The Glenwood: Event Venue & Catering’ – a versatile location for weddings, corporate meetings and receptions.

Attending The Glenwood’s OPEN HOUSE & TASTING on Sunday, Sept 10th, 1-3 pm is your chance to discover all the advantages of hosting your next event there, as well as sample Irregardless delicious menu. Sign up to attend now.

Not only will you experience The Glenwood’s magical outdoor amphitheater and reception area in the wooded area behind the building, its Games Room and Groom’s Suite, Bridal Suites and Lounges, Meeting rooms and Cocktail areas as well as the Grand Ballroom, but you will also be introduced to a sampling of The Glenwood’s preferred vendors. Meet our favorite Photographers & Videographer, Florist, DJ, Hair & Make up Artists, Entertainment & Decor specialists, Dance class instructors, Formal Wear Rental, Harpist, Wedding Cake bakers and specialty food vendor, Calligrapher and representatives from local Crabtree hotels. Raffles for terrific event services and products will be given to Open House attendees. Of course, there will also be a delicious sampling of Irregardless’ Catering Menu to enjoy.

Lobby and Bar at front entrance

Party with Live Music

Why is The Glenwood such a terrific event venue?

Easy Location: Located inside-the-beltline in Raleigh – just minutes from downtown – The Glenwood can be reached easily from anywhere in the Triangle just off the #440 beltline at the Glenwood Avenue and highway 70 exit at Crabtree Valley Shopping Mall, at 3300 Woman’s Club Drive.

Versatile Event Spaces: The outdoor Ceremony amphitheater in the wooded area behind The Glenwood is unparalleled. And no worries in case of inclement weather there are a variety of indoor ‘climate controlled’ options available as back up. All this with comfortable large and small reception rooms that accommodate groups of 10 to 220 guests for seated dinning, with custom lighting and décor options.

Affordably Priced: Compared to other Raleigh venues, The Glenwood is very reasonably priced. This ‘stand alone’ private facility includes tables, chairs, china, cutlery and glassware with its ‘facility rental fee’– an additional charge at most other venues.

Easy and Convenient: The Glenwood is close (within ½ a mile) to a dozen hotels and a premier shopping area. Convenient in so many ways, The Glenwood offers 120 on-site parking spaces, as well as street parking and evening parking in adjacent lots. Hotel shuttle buses travel to and from The Glenwood as requested and all venue spaces are handicap accessible – inside and out. 

Premier Catering: You can trust the Chefs from The Irregardless Cafe – one of Raleigh’s oldest and most loved restaurants – to serve you and your guests delicious, hand-crafted meals freshly prepared on-site in The Glenwood’s kitchen. Founded in 1975 and a pioneer of Farm to Table cuisine, Irregardless specializing in meals for gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan guests. Sourcing local produce whenever possible – much from it’s own ‘Well Fed Community Garden’ – the menus include the full spectrum of options including beef, lamb, pork, duck, poultry and seafood. Menu options include: Breakfast, Break foods, Lunch – box lunches, sandwich platters & salads, buffets and plated meals, Receptions – passed appetizers, themed & actions stations, Dinner – buffet and plated meals, hand-crafted desserts. Full bar service: top shelf and well mixed drinks, passed cocktails, unique wines and craft brews. Outdoor spaces permits alcohol consumption.

Event Planning: The Glenwood’s professional Event Planners assist with creating every type of event using their wealth of knowledge and creativity – from small meetings to large receptions and weddings. Décor and lighting design options are available as needed. Know that you will be able to relax and enjoy your event with The Glenwood’s professional team ensuring that each event’s vision is seamlessly achieved.

Whether you are looking to book your wedding venue or interested in booking a business event, we are excited to learn more about you and welcome you to The Glenwood! Please tell us you are attending by  RSVP  and ‘clicking’ the appropriate ticket during registration and sending us a quick note so we can better understand your needs and what you are hoping to take away from our event. We will be in touch with you shortly.


For more information, please contact or call 919-610-0872