June 12th, 2020 Press Release | COVID-19 Update - Ontario Phase 2

Distance socially, support locally!  The Patio at ALE is now OPEN at reduced capacity.  Reservations are recommended, walk-ins welcome.  Hot Takeout (Curb-Side pickup) is available during operational hours and can be ordered online here or by calling us at (613) 831.2442.  Grocery orders are available for curb-side pickup or delivery on Sundays.  The following are our new protocols to support health & safety, as recommended by health officials;


  • Protective Masks will be worn by our staff at all times

  • Single-use and virtual menus will be utilized

  • Social distance of 2 metres between tables & same-household dining will be enforced

  • Additional hand-washing & sanitizing stations have been installed

  • Increased cleaning & sanitization

  • Staff health screening

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we try to navigate these new rules as best we can.


**Please note that event services remain temporarily suspended.

March 16th, 2020 Press Release | COVID-19 Update - Private Event & Public Dining Services Temporarily Suspended

Due to the increasing severity of Coronavirus / COVID 19, along with measures and advice being provided by all levels of government, ALE will not be open for private events or public Sunday dining at this time. The health and safety of our guests and staff is of the utmost importance. 


We will begin a new take home meal service in the coming days so our diners can enjoy ALE food in the safety of their own homes. More details about this will be released soon, both on our social media platforms and at aleottawa.ca


All client meetings for future events will be done via telephone or will be postponed for the foreseeable future. 


ALE will update this policy as new infromation from Ottawa Public Health and the government(s) presents itself. We thank you for your cooperation and understanding at this time. 


For further information or questions in regards ALE's Coronavirus policy, please contact ALE's General Manager, Sarah St. Michael at sarah@aleottawa.ca

March 13th, 2020 Press Release | COVID-19 Action Plan

As part of our efforts to assist with the control of Coronavirus i.e. COVID 19, ALE employees will continue to exceed the expectations of Ottawa Public Health by practicing proper sanitizing procedures. These actions include frequent and proper handwashing, as well as frequent sanitization of all surfaces and items, especially in high traffic areas.


ALE employees have been asked to report any signs or symptoms of illness, especially those symptoms that may be commonly associated with Coronavirus. We encourage our guests to monitor their own health and/or symptoms and react in accordance to guidelines provided by Ottawa Public Health.


Should Ottawa Public Health make changes to their current statement in regards to Coronavirus, ALE will follow suit. For more information about ALE’s Coronavirus policy, please contact ALE’s General Manager,

Sarah St. Michael at sarah@aleottawa.ca

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