The Ideal Venue for a Romantic Wedding in Saratoga Springs

The Wishing Well Restaurant is an intimate, charming wedding venue in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. Just minutes from Saratoga, our beautiful Victorian farmhouse built in 1823 is as picturesque as it is convenient. Our dining rooms are contemporary and charming, and our fieldstone fireplaces create a cozy atmosphere that you and your guests will love. If you’re looking for a romantic, rustic wedding venue in the Saratoga area, The Wishing Well Restaurant is the perfect place.

We specialize in intimate weddings and can comfortably accommodate up to 120 guests at The Wishing Well. Our warm, friendly and flexible staff will provide attentive service and work with you throughout the planning process to ensure that you are entirely satisfied with every last detail. Our chefs and event professionals are happy to customize a menu specifically for your event. While we do offer a variety of suggested wedding packages, we are happy to work with brides and grooms who wish to create their own wedding package to suit their needs.

At The Wishing Well, we strive to make your wedding vision a reality and will work closely with you to ensure that every last detail falls into place on your big day. Our charming, elegant venue, fresh, delicious food and skilled, accommodating staff will leave you and your guests impressed.

Contact us today for more information about wedding packages at The Wishing Well.

 

Sharing their Experience

“We couldn’t be more happy with our choice. I was never stressed out because I put it all in your hands and I knew it would be perfect.”
–Susan & John, Albany NY

“The dining room looked absolutely beautiful… the ambiance was cozy…the food was outstanding… the service was very attentive”
–Sara & Elliot, Clifton Park NY

“The meals were sensational… Your staff is so friendly and efficient. They did a tremendous job.”
–Shauna & Rich, Wilton NY

“Thank you for the effort you put into making our party a success. We had a grand time.”
–Kristen & Matt, Concord MA

“Thank you, again, for making this day a memorable and worry free one!”
–Sara & Elliot, Clifton Park NY

“My son & daughter-in-law, James & April, had their wedding at the Wishing Well. Everything was amazing. The staff went above and beyond to make the day perfect. Service was outstanding and the food delicious. A perfect day for a perfect couple. Everything exceeded expectations. Absolutely a wonderful place to make dreams come true. The area provided a beautiful background for pictures. Thank you all!!”
–Marie, Albany NY

“Our wedding celebration dinner at The Wishing Well could not have more perfect.  The food was amazing and the entire staff could not have been more personable, professional, and helpful throughout the evening.  The setting is ideal for a small to midsize wedding party.  The low lit, rustic atmosphere was the perfect backdrop for a quaint, cozy evening with friends and family.  We would recommend The Wishing Well to anyone that wants great food, a great atmosphere, and a great staff for their special celebration.”
–Aaron & Jessica Stefanik

Weddings at The Wishing Well Restaurant will Include Complimentary:

  • Personal Bridal Attendant
  • Private Room and Refreshments for Bridal Party
  • Standard sized table linen in your coordinating colors
  • Linen napkins
  • Event Planning Professional
  • Referral to preferred vendors

Discounted rates for additional events such as:

  • Engagement Party
  • Bridal Shower
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Post Wedding Brunch
  • Special Wholesale Pricing for Wedding Cakes offered through  Coccadots Bakery

Additional Services:

  • Personal Menu Tastings
  • Linen/Decor upgrades

The Wishing Well Restaurant is a proud member of The Adirondack Wedding Association

Customized Wedding Packages

We have created three unique wedding packages for you to choose from. If there something else you would also like to consider, just let us know what you have in mind by calling 518-584-7640.

The Signature Package

$79.95/person (minimum 25 guests) to include:

California Sparkling Wine and Saratoga Sparkling Water Station to greet your guests upon arrival, garnished with fresh fruit

Hors d’oeuvre hour:

  • Butler Passed Hors D’Oeurves, select four
  • Tuna Tartar on Crostini, lemon confit
  • Seasonal Soup Shooters
  • Crispy Risotto Arancini with Goat Cheese and Cremini Mushrooms
  • Chilled Poached Shrimp and Spicy Cocktail Sauce
  • Lobster Risotto “Spoons”
  • Creole Style Deviled Eggs
  • Crispy Polenta, sweet tomato jam
  • Mini Maryland Lump Crab Cakes, Creole remoulade

 

Chef’s Stationary Tuscan Display, included
Imported artisan cheese board, vine ripened tomato, red onion and basil bruschetta with garlic crostini, Italian sliced meats, dried salamis and assorted olives, grilled marinated seasonal vegetables, gourmet crackers.

California Sparkling Wine Toast provided for your guests at their tables

Appetizers/Salads (select 1)

  • Sliced fresh Maple Brook Farms mozzarella, roasted red peppers (tomatoes in season), basil, aged balsamic and Saratoga olive oil
  • Classic Caesar with (optional) white anchovies and garlic croutons
  • Wishing Well Green Salad, house vinaigrette
  • Classic Minestrone or Chef’s Seasonal Soup Selection

Entrees (select 3) – served with seasonal vegetables, chef’s starch

  • Sliced New York Sirloin, garlic butter, shiitake mushrooms
  • Chicken Marsala, cremini mushrooms, Marsala wine sauce, minced garlic
  • Roast Half Chicken, rosemary, lemon, thyme
  • Grilled Faroe Islands Salmon, dill cucumber relish
  • Baked Faroe Islands Salmon, cilantro, orange glaze
  • Spinach and Maryland Crab Stuffed Filet of Sole, lemon beurre blanc sauce
  • Portobello Mushroom Ravioli, gorgonzola, cream, crispy leeks
  • Mediterranean Pasta, penne, sundried tomatoes, spinach, artichokes
  • Slow Roasted Prime Ribs of Beef, au jus

Table side Coffee and Tea Service

Please speak to your event sales manager about special rates for off season weddings (Nov. 1-April 1) as well as discounted rates for event vendors and children under 8 years of age.

 

The Gilded Package

$99.95/person (minimum 25 guests) to include:

Hors d’oeuvre hour

Butler Passed Hors D’Oeurves (select 6)

  • Tuna Tartar on Crostini, lemon confit
  • Seasonal Soup Shooters
  • Crispy Risotto Arancini with Goat Cheese and Cremini Mushrooms
  • Chilled Poached Shrimp and Spicy Cocktail Sauce
  • Lobster Risotto “Spoons”
  • Creole Style Deviled Eggs
  • Crispy Polenta, sweet tomato jam
  • Mini Maryland Lump Crab Cakes, Creole remoulade

Chef’s Stationary Tuscan Display, included

Imported artisan cheese board, vine ripened tomato, red onion and basil bruschetta with garlic crostini, Italian sliced meats, dried salamis and assorted olives, grilled marinated seasonal vegetables, gourmet crackers.

 

Appetizers (select 1)

  • The Wishing Well’s Signature Lobster Bisque
  • Petite Maryland Crab Cake, Creole Remoulade
  • Penne Pasta, grated Parmesan, cracked pepper, extra virgin olive oil
  • “Eggplant Parmesan,” fresh mozzarella, roasted tomatoes, pesto

 

Salads (select 1)

  • Wishing Well Green Salad, house vinaigrette
  • Greek Salad, romaine wedge, feta, Kalamata olives, tomatoes, grapes, cilantro vinaigrette
  • Fresh Maple Brook Farms mozzarella, roasted red peppers (tomatoes in season), basil, red onion, aged balsamic and Saratoga olive oil
  • Classic Caesar Salad with (optional) white anchovies and herbed croutons

Entrees (select 3) – served with seasonal vegetables, chef’s starch

  • Sliced New York Sirloin, garlic butter, shiitake mushrooms
  • Chicken Marsala, cremini mushrooms, Marsala wine sauce, minced garlic
  • Roast Half Chicken, rosemary, lemon, thyme
  • Grilled Faroe Islands Salmon, dill cucumber relish
  • Baked Faroe Islands Salmon, cilantro, orange glaze
  • Center Cut Filet Mignon, sauce Bordelaise, ($6pp in addition)
  • Spinach and Maryland Crab Stuffed Filet of Sole, lemon buerre blanc sauce
  • Portobello Mushroom Ravioli, gorgonzola, cream, crispy leeks
  • Mediterranean Pasta, penne, sundried tomatoes, spinach, artichokes
  • Slow Roasted Prime Ribs of Beef, au jus

 

Warm assorted homemade cookie platters

 

BEVERAGE & BAR OPTIONS

The Wishing Well is proud of offer the finest beverages available, and all drinks are prepared to order by our carefully trained and courteous staff.

 

Five hour open bar included with both The Signature and The Gilded Wedding Packages.

Includes: Vodka, Gin, Scotch, Rye, Tequila, Bourbon, Rum, Deville Brandy, Kahlua, Vermouth, Cabernet, Chardonnay, White Zinfandel, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir and all bottled beer

 

Premium Package, $6 per person in addition

Includes: House Package plus Seagram’s 7, Seagram’s V.O, Canadian Club, Tanqueray Gin, Beefeater Gin, Jim Beam Bourbon, Dewar’s Scotch, Jack Daniels, Makers Mark Bourbon, Grey Goose, Absolute, Ketel One, Smirnoff, Apple Pucker, Malibu Rum, Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, Bacardi, Espolon Tequila, Crown Royal and Chivas Regal

 

Guests may run a tab for their beverage purchases or offer a cash bar.

Additional premium wines and spirits available on request.

Homemade breads, butter, tableside coffee and tea service is included in all special event packages.

Unlimited soft drink and non-alcoholic beverages area available at $5.00 per person.

 

Beer, Wine & Soda

$12/hour/person for the first hour, $6/hour for each additional hour

House wine with dinner, $5 per person

All wedding reception food and beverage packages subject to NYS 7% sales tax and 22% gratuity.

We are happy to customize a menu to suit the needs of your event, please inquire. Custom buffet menus available on request.

 

All wedding receptions require a $500 non-refundable deposit. A guaranteed number of guests and meal selection counts is due seven days prior to your event. Final payment is due five days prior to your event.

 

We are pleased to work with Fine Affairs (fineaffairs.com) to arrange specific décor for your event. Additional fees apply.

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Wishing Well Restaurant

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