Victoria Butterfly Gardens offers a unique opportunity for people of all ages to experience the beauty and curiosity of a tropical jungle up close. As you wander through, we want you to meet our family. With surprises at every turn, you’ll encounter poison dart frogs, tortoises, large iguanas, flamingos, tropical ducks, free flying tropical birds and more. We house a large variety of tropical fish swimming in our serene pond and stream circulated by a stunning waterfall. Thousands of tropical butterflies (up to 70 species) fly through our large facilities the size of almost 3 basketball courts. Stroll through and marvel at our lush gardens including tropical flowers, carnivorous plants and fruits of the world.
Great little hidden jem in James Bay across from Thrifty's. Food was hot & plentiful. Not fancy but well loved!! The waitress was friendly & kept the coffee flowing. Would recommend a try in the local neighbour!!!
No matter when you are planning your event, we source our local produce and meats to compliment the season. Putting the freshest, and tastiest, dishes on the table. Every time. If you could provide just a short write up about the kitchen, chef, specialties, locations, partnerships, experience, etc, that would be great. Frontier Groups other successful businesses, etc.
250 KM OF PACIFIC PARADISE STRETCHING FROM VICTORIA, BC TO CAMPBELL RIVER.
From a quick two day getaway to the six-day Golf Trail, Vancouver Island golf courses do not disappoint. Proudly offering the following for your BC golf vacations… 14 destination Vancouver Island golf courses, 10 accommodation partners, rental car reservations and apres golf activities – we take care of it all!
Whatever your passion may be, Fiamo has something for you. For food lovers we offer an unpretentious rustic Italian menu in an authentic Tuscan tradition, with French, Spanish, and Mediterranean elements added in for extra flavour, all prepared with a dedication to using fresh regional ingredients. For wine lovers we offer all your favourite BC vintages, or choose from a list of their Italian counterparts - matched, of course, to your meal.
And for those who simply love life we offer three different rooms with three distinct dining experiences: an upbeat bar area, a quieter dining room, and a mezzanine perfect for large groups or private events.
The historic capital city of Victoria is situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, north of Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula, and separated from mainland British Columbia by the Strait of Georgia. The city is steeped in history and has plenty of old world charm alongside a vibrant modern atmosphere. Plus, there’s no shortage of iconic world-renowned attractions to explore. Get a bird’s eye view of Greater Victoria and southern Vancouver Island when you see the sights by seaplane!
Join us for Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour or Late Night. Our menu is diverse, interesting and full of flavour. We also serve up some serious cocktails, beer (craft + local), wine and delicious house made sodas. Conveniently located in the Bay Centre in the heart of historic downtown Victoria, we offer a modern dining room, lounge, patio and free WiFi. Take a break from exploring the beautiful city and join us for a good time - Eat a little. Eat a lot!
Cadboro Bay's neighborhood pub. Full lunch and dinner menu.
Nestled in Cadboro Bay near the University of Victoria and at the end of the Scenic Marine Drive from downtown Victoria, Smuggler's Cove Pub offers visitors a taste of the local life in Victoria. The pub serves an excellent casual dining menu for lunch and dinner that is reasonably priced. With many local and import ales on tap the pub has a loyal local following and visitors will enjoy the cozy, friendly atmosphere.
Nothing quite compares to watching a thirty-foot killer whale launch its twenty thousand pound body into the air before sliding gracefully back to the ocean depths with a slap of its tail. Our whale and wildlife watching tours let you experience BC’s enchanting marine wildlife – orcas, porpoises, sea lions, humpback whales, bald eagles and more, while respecting the natural environment along the spectacular coastline of Vancouver Island.
One woman’s vision forever transformed our notion of a garden! With a former quarry as a canvas, Jennie Butchart envisioned transforming this space into a beautiful garden haven, overflowing with lush greens and colourful blooms. The result of her vision is The Gardens, which are still family run to this day.
MacGillivray & Associates (M&A) offer an exceptional team of creative, committed and knowledgeable event professionals. Our boutique style, flexibility and diverse experience allow us to customize our services to meet the unique needs of each client in destinations across Canada and internationally. Whether a group of 50 or 5,000, a full incentive program, conference with intensive meetings and events, an executive retreat or national corporate event campaign, our team’s attention to detail, superb operational skills and commitment to service excellence, ensure award-winning results.
MOD is the original superfast pizza experience – a pioneering fast-casual concept that puts you in the driver’s seat. Artisan-style pizzas and salads are individually sized, made on demand, and ready in just minutes. Choose from over 30 toppings – the price stays the same no matter you pick. Mix it up. Be spontaneous. Meaty to vegan and everything in between.” They also have gluten free thin crust available.
Wind Cries Mary is a tucked away portal to experiencing the rustic riches of Vancouver Island, in the middle of Victoria’s downtown core, a 5 minute walk from the Inner Harbour in historic Bastion Square. A warm and familiar setting for enjoying elevated cabin food fit for modern times. We offer a constantly changing, family-style menu that uses local suppliers, farmers, forages and fish mongers, with a bar program to match.
Winner of Best Irish Pub in North America, we embrace the Irish culture with food for the body, drink for the spirit, and music for the soul. We pride ourselves on providing a true Irish experience since opening our doors in 2004. The traditions of Ireland have been extended to our menu, which has been developed by the philosophy of food for the body, offering Irish classics like bangers & mash, shepherd’s pie and our famous Irish stew. Enjoy a Drink for the spirit with a perfectly poured pint of Guinness or savour Victoria’s best Irish coffee. We boast over 40 taps & the largest selection of Irish whiskeys in Canada.
Music for the soul is heard Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Located in Victoria's Inner Harbour, the Flying Otter Grill offers West Coast inspired cuisine paired with memorable views. Named one of the top 10 restaurant picks in 2011, the Flying Otter is a one of a kind waterfront dining experience not to be missed while visiting Victoria! The heated patio over looks the bustling Inner Harbour with a cozy pub-like setting. Open every day at 11:00am for lunch and dinner.
Welcome to the Chemainus Theatre Festival! We are a vibrant, established and fully professional theatre nestled in the seaside community of Chemainus, BC. We feature some of the finest performers and performances in Canada. The Chemainus Theatre Festival is your place to get together and liven up. As a non-profit society, we exist to serve Vancouver Island and its visitors by creating exceptional theatre that explores and nourishes truth, hope, redemption, love and the human spirit.
Led by Founding Artistic Director Brian Richmond, Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre was founded in 2008 by a team of well-established and exciting early career theatre artists and educators. BBRT has completed 11 critically-lauded and well-attended seasons. In this time the company has presented 47 multi-award-winning productions and/or events.
Ocean EcoVentures is the most centrally located Whale Watching Company on Vancouver Island with the highest sighting of Orcas and Humpback Whales every year. Small Personal Tour groups, never more than 12 passengers on our boats. Marine Wildlife Photography Specialists. Longer Tours to ensure Maximum Viewing Time with the whales and wildlife. We focus on the whole Salish Sea ecosystem.
Best Burger in Victoria! I tried chicken burger and cheese burger. I usually prefer beef burger but here's chicken burger is incredible!!!!! I am glad i ordered chicken burger so I could enjoy the tasty & juicy chicken patty I've never seen before!! Also the milkshake is awesome too!
An awesome beach for walking. Great sandbar for a long ways when the tide is out. Lots of people walking their dogs. Occasion horses in the water. Eagles flying above. Blue herons feeding in the shallow waters. And great(mostly private) spots to do a little sun tanning if you don't get the occasional pervs walking by and staring at you.
The garden was designed to frame the architectural details of the Italianate house. A number of ornamental plants, roses, trees, the Wellingtonia redwood tree, also known as a Sequoiadendron giganteum, which was ordered from San Francisco in 1876. The property also contained vegetable and cut flower gardens, a small fruit orchard, and a greenhouse. The House has a fine collection of Victorian garden tools and catalogues, as well as heirloom plantings.
This Victoria, BC, Canada accommodation is a gracious 1912 Victorian home, built in the style made popular by Samuel Mclure. The home was converted and originally called the Newport Inn. It’s innkeepers have been hosting travelers to Victoria since 1922. Oak Bay’s most affordable accommodation choice, close to UVic, Camosun and the Royal Jubilee Hospital, our reasonable rates and complimentary hearty breakfasts will make us your “home-away-from-home”!
Located in the heart of downtown Victoria, Marketa’s Bed and Breakfast offers a unique taste of traditional Edwardian comfort and hospitality, mixed with European flair. Inside the heritage home built in 1912, guests can experience the romance of hand-crafted four poster beds and air jetted tubs to beautifully decorated family-style rooms. Choose from private or shared baths and queen or four-poster beds. Our B&B accommodations offer the personal service and ambience of a bed and breakfast that our guests expect with an inn’s charm.
Both an icon and an institution in Victoria, with a history dating back to 1954, The Snug pub is Victoria’s first neighbourhood pub and the perfect place to enjoy good spirits amongst friends. With menus that change with the seasons to take advantage of BC’s best produce, you will find a balanced selection of dishes, ranging from comfortable classics, such as fish and chips to more refined, modern cuisine. A healthy selection of local and international brews on tap can be enjoyed from the cozy confines of the bar or on the oceanfront patio.
We opened our doors in downtown Victoria in 2008 and have been satisfying your thirst for local craft beer, premiums imports and wide array of wine and spirits, 7 days a week ever since. We offer a full service menu that is hearty, fast, locally sourced when possible, and made from scratch. We have lots of options for the gluten free and vegetarian diner and are pleased to host large groups. We offer free live music seven nights a week from classic rock to the hits of today.
IT’S ALL ABOUT SERVICE!
CARVED FROM LIFE IN LAUGHTER
Welcome to Pagliacci’s!
Pagliacci’s is one of those timeless places, born in passion, carved from life and bathed in laughter. From the focaccia bread and soup through the Broadway-style cheesecake, every morsel is made on the spot, served with style by someone hustling for you. And there’s more than enough pasta or steak to bring home to Asta. Step back into history. This is what it used to be like before franchises.
Nourishing souls since 1979
Tell ’em Joe sent you!
Zambris is an award winning restaurant specializing in Classic Italian cuisine. "Best Italian Restaurant in B.C….maybe Canada", is just one of the many accolades bestowed on them.
They also recently won both Best Wine List and Most Diner Friendly Wine List on Vancouver Island for their unique selection of Italian Wines. Their stunning location in the Atrium Building is just another reason to visit. Add to this their casual but professional service and you will have a dining experience that cannot be beaten.
CVS Tours is a motor coach company operating in Victoria, BC Canada. We pride ourselves on operating the most modern fleet of motor coaches and Double Decker buses on Vancouver Island. CVS has a team of very talented individuals who are committed to ensuring guests have the finest experience possible while in our care. In addition, as of October 2016, CVS is operating the world’s first all-electric double-decker bus manufactured by GreenPower.
Prime place to watch the sunset in the summer. Best place to eat in all of Victoria with great tasting food and dynamite location is perfect if you want to chill with friends in a casual environment and have great food.
Saveur offers fine dining food in a casual urban setting. Award-winning chef, Robert Cassels, delivers French-inspired contemporary cuisine through playful and elegant tasting menus, that change regularly based on seasonal offerings from farmers, foragers, and fisheries of Vancouver Island.
The restaurant has recently undergone a renovation featuring a live wall with bay tree and rosemary, charred cedar wall opposite the open kitchen (handmade by Chef Cassels using a Japanese Shou Sugi Ban technique) and custom-made black walnut tables with stainless accent inlay.
Saveur also offers a la carte dining, bar snacks, an innovative cocktail program, and brunch Wednesday through Saturday 10-2.
Oldest Pub in BC. Established in 1855, the Six Mile Pub is a beautiful heritage pub located on the bank of Millstream, adjacent to the Galloping Goose Regional Bike Trail. Her menu features 22 draught beers from local craft breweries, as well as an extensive cocktail selection. The kitchen prepares all meals from scratch using ingredients locally sourced as close to home as is possible and practical. This includes vegetables, herbs and honey from our own Riverside Culinary Garden Apiary. Walk, Bike, Drive or Paddle to the Six Mile Pub – she will delight you.
Enjoy a cup of tea, light lunch, pastries or other refreshments at Rudi’s Team Room, on the grounds of Government House, a National Historic Site and home of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.
Rudi’s Tea Room is located in Butterworth Cottage, one of the original 19th century buildings on the Government House estate that make up the Cary Castle Mews.
The Tea Room is open from May 21, 2019, until end of August. Hours are 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Tuesday-Saturday (closed on holidays).
Reservations are available for groups of ten or more only, outside the hours of 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. All other seating will be on a first come, first served basis.
To make a reservation, please call 250-858-4417.
Just around the corner from Victoria's Inner Harbour, Fisherman's Wharf is a hidden treasure waiting to be discovered. This unique marine destination offers food kiosks, unique shops and eco-tour adventures in a working harbour setting. Wander down the to the docks with your lunch, buy seafood fresh off the boat, check out the unique array of commercial, pleasure vessel and float home moorage, watch the commercial fishing vessels unload their wares, become a pirate, view wild seals and so much more!
Excellent food, top notch service and unrivaled views of the harbour.
Our facility is located on the waters edge, right across from the Fairmont Empress. We offer large portion sizes, large selection of items, quality and good value. Milestones has familiar food with a unique twist.
Seeing amazing orcas and humpback whales. The tour company provides life jacket suits that keep you warm on the water and is a flotation device as well. The guide is very knowledgeable about all the marine life as well as respectable of the animals space.
With a long standing commitment to quality + careful preparation; our menu features tender, juicy steaks, slow roasted prime rib, succulent seafood, savoury appetizers, freshest of salads, and irresistible desserts. A Victoria tradition for over 25 years!
Your first choice for steak + prime rib or enjoy a lighter meal of appetizers or casual plates from our bar menu. Our friendly knowledgeable staff will also be happy to help you choose from our extensive wine list, select one of our feature hand-crafted cocktails or a local craft beer.
We will make your Keg experience memorable for all the right reasons!
Only a short walk from Victoria's Inner Harbour, Heron Rock is a bistro in every sense of the word. Using good quality and local ingredients to put together breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Live Blues, Gypsy Jazz Rock, R&B and Soul, on Friday through Monday nights. Local beers and wines from around world, lots of free parking.
Dominion Brook Park is located in North Saanich, close to the airport on East Saanich Road, across the street from the Panorama Rec. Centre. It’s not a large park – only about 11 acres – but it packs in a lot of beauty in a small space! Green, expansive lawns, huge trees, gardens, ponds, streams, whimsical carvings, and views of Haro Strait and out to the gulf islands. There are benches to sit and relax on, a picnic shelter as well as picnic tables to enjoy a family outing.
National Car & Truck Rentals offers a large selection of vehicles including economy car rentals, minivans, SUVs, pickup trucks, cargo vans and 15 passenger van rentals. Locations in Victoria, Duncan, Nanaimo, Courtenay/Comox, Campbell River, Port Hardy and Vancouver.
Didi Car Auto Group was founded at Victoria, BC, 2015. As a local car rental & service business, we are proud to serve many visitors, students, and also business. Our friendly customer supports team can help you with your booking or provide you with useful and helpful information in the blink of an eye if you need them.
Victoria is truly the ‘City of Gardens’. We invite you to join us in visiting some of the unique private gardens that have been developed by local gardeners. With Victoria’s mild climate, gardening is a year-round passion that has resulted in an abundant array of gardens world-renowned for their beauty and individual charm. Garden Tours specializes in (1) Guided & Narrated tours of public and private gardens (2) Customized tours for groups of all sizes. Special group packages available. Our unique personalized tours will introduce you to gardens both creative and colourful, so bring your camera and comfortable shoes.
Ｍaking arrangements for golfers visiting Vancouver Island and provide a golf shuttle service to Victoria golf courses. We maintain an outstanding relationship with the hotels and golf courses. We believe that our service makes it easier for travel agents, front desk personnel, concierges and bellmen to provide you better service.
Sometimes having a light snack and sipping on an expertly made cocktail in a comfy lounge chair is all you need to bring a smile to your face. If you’re into a little barhopping at downtown Victoria hotels, or you’re travelling alone and feel like socializing with hotel guests, visitors, and locals, come visit us at The Pacific Lounge.
If casual mingling or secluded relaxation is your goal, we’d love to enhance your experience with tasty drinks, light lunches, and evening snacks from the Pacific Lounge menu.
Looking for some weekend entertainment? The Pacific Lounge is proud to present
live music every Saturday night from 8:00pm to 11:00pm. (Not available in summer season and artists may vary.)
This is one of the top places to eat on Southern Vancouver Island, highly recommend this establishment. Some may say its costly, but you pay for what you get. What you get Amazing View, Outstanding Service and Remarkable Food.
Come and sit awhile on the porch and savour the lavender fragrance while gazing toward Mount Prevost. At the Lavender Shop you will find a wide range of products for sale including, potted plants to create your own home garden sanctuary, fresh lavender bundles when in season, dried lavender, sachets, soaps, lotions, wildflower lavender honey and other items with lavender as the theme.
Welcome to Siam Thai Restaurant, Victoria's BEST Thai Cuisine!
Thai cuisine is light, fresh and traditionally seasoned with chilli peppers and aromatic herb, a gourmet delight for those who know and love good food. It also has a temper. It can be as spicy hot (but not as heavy) as fiery Indian food or as gently flavoured as Chinese. Happily, Thai cuisine is a pleasant contrast between the two.
You can have it "spicy hot or spicy not" - You decide.
Bar 500は、共有された親密なダイニング体験を通じて、人間関係と思い出を築くことに焦点を当てています。 私たち全員が本当に切望しているのは、最高の食べ物や飲み物を共有するテーブルの周りで友人や家族と一緒にいる経験です。 この友人や家族を中心としたダイニングへのアプローチは、ダイニングスペースとメニューに影響を与えました。
Bar 500 is focused on building relationships and memories through the shared and intimate dining experience. What we all really crave is an experience of being with friends and family around a table sharing the best of food and beverage. This friends and family centered approach to dining has inspired our dining space and our menu.
Perro Negro (Black Dog) is an extension of our popular Ferris' Upstairs Seafood & Oyster Bar. Born of a love of Spanish food and culture, we feature an extensive list of tapas, sherry, and wine from Spain, BC and beyond, served in an atmosphere that is lively, casual and fun!
Mosi Gelato makes all of our gelato from scratch using foraged Vancouver Island berries, and locally grown Saanich Peninsula produce. Stefano Mosi is a 3rd generation Galatatino from Torina Italy. He makes our gelato in the "Vero Gelato Artiginale" proper artisan Gelato way and incorporates vegan and alternative sugars into traditional methods.
Mosi Gelato also sells baked goods, sandwiches, salads and coffee all made from scratch at their West Saanich country store.
Cedar Hill Golf Course is a 5,200 yard, par 67 course, located only 10 minutes from downtown Victoria. Gold course ise open year round for public play. The 18-hole course offers a 4 PGA of Canada professionals for lessons and affordable green fees. For non-golfers, a picturesque 3.5 km chip trail surrounds the course. Whether you are a walker, runner or nature enthusiant, you will marvel at the wonderful views this wooded trail offers. Combine this with ideal year-round weather in Victoria and you have a great golf experience!
Here at the facility we impact people’s businesses and brands by extending them out into the largest entertainment facility on Vancouver Island. The Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre is the home to the only professional hockey team and the location for World Class entertainment. Our facility will put you in front of more people than anywhere on the Island.
SW solved a need for event hosts and planners by offering industry leading audio visual services. With the acquisition of Showtime Event & Display in 1991, SW became a one-stop shop for outstanding and cutting-edge event technology services. Today, the SW Event Technology team provides expert event services across Canada to thousands of events. This experienced team can provide a variety of services including delivering large projection screens with Powerpoint integration for large corporate conferences, setting up massive sound systems for world-class concerts, executing live camera and replay to capture the action at sporting events and impressing trade show attendees with huge LED screens. There are just a few of the event services that SW Event Technology can provide.
Looking for a great Golf Course in Victoria? Henderson Park Golf Course is ideal for beginners or those who want to practice their short game. Nestled in a beautiful tree-flanked setting, the course provides a challenge to beginners and more experienced golfers alike.
Menbow Ramen Bar offers authentic Japanese Ramen, house made broth over 2 days without MSG. Feast on the Ramen Soup with many different options, the BBQ Beef Ribs, and the Chasyu Donburi! Order from Menbow Ramen Bar, in Victoria, for pickup or delivery, through SkipTheDishes.com
Steamship Grill & Taphouse honours the great traditions and adventure of the early days of steamship travel. We invite you to join us on the waterfront at the heritage Steamship Terminal on Victoria's spectacular Inner Harbour.
We have used the very best locally sourced ingredients from Vancouver Island and BC, and complimented it with spices from around the world.
Join us for lunch, weekend brunch and dinner in the restaurant or on our waterfront deck, to experience an adventure in flavour.
Ferris' Oyster Bar & Grill opened its doors on the 4th of February, 1991. Its original name was Ferris' Oyster and Burger Bar Restaurant. This name embodied the simplicity of their early menu: a focus on oysters and simple grill food. Although this proved to be popular, it was soon discovered that that was not enough. Ferris' menu has greatly expanded and consequently, a name change seemed appropriate. Today, Ferris' Grill (as the main floor is called), features a diverse array of fine foods, ranging from burgers, to pastas & fresh seafood, and of course, oysters!
E:Ne offers a unique take on Japanese specialty dishes. We pride ourselves on pairing our cuisine with the largest sake selection in Canada. Our sake sommeliers will educate and provide you with an unforgettable tasting experience. From anniversaries to a night out on the town, E:Ne is the perfect destination for a delightful evening.
Agrius is one of the very best high-end restaurants in Victoria. It is innovative, contemporary, and exceptionally good at bringing fresh, seasonal and local foods from farm to table. The service is a step above, as well, and staff are highly knowledgeable about the dishes, wines and original cocktails. Each meal in a given season is necessarily different because the chefs are continuously experimenting in creative ways.
A family restaurant serving fresh, local food and offering homemade favourite to please. House-smoked meats, eggs benedicts and dynamite burgers are among our specialities. We cater to kids, celiac, vegetarian and omnivores.
Keep in mind that most hikes start at the bottom which means the hard part is first, then it's all downhill. This hike is the opposite. All downhill to start, then a big, uphill climb back to the parking lot. That said, this is one of our favorite little hikes in the area. If I had a boat this is definitely a place I'd anchor for a bit of peace and tranquility. Beautiful little spot.
Merridale makes farm-crafted Cider, Spirits, and Fortified Ciders. Made from 100% Undiluted Apple Juice that is grown and produced at our Cobble Hill farm, in the heart of Cowichan on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Our farm is home to our Cidery, Distillery, Eatery, Tasting Bar and Weddings.
A downtown hotspot set in an 1882 heritage building. Finn's boasts a beautiful 60 seat patio overlooking the Inner Harbour, and a menu centered around sustainably caught seafood, AAA steaks and chops cut in house, as well as a selection of fresh causal fare. Finn's is also a champion for classic cocktails, served strong and cold, and featuring 3 oz martinis shaken or stirred at your table. Committed to supporting and developing local culinary talent, Finn's operates a thriving Red Seal apprenticeship program under celebrated Executive Chef Richared Luttman. Happy hour is 4 - 5:30 daily.
Experience Afternoon Tea at the Dining Room Restaurant, located in the former residence of the Butchart family.
The culinary team takes pride in working with local food producers to ensure the quality and freshness reflect the abundance of the region.
Carefully selected wines and beverages are available to enhance the local dining experience.
Minutes from downtown Victoria, BC, Highland Pacific overlooks the majestic Olympic Mountains, the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Thetis Lake Park. Highland Pacific Golf is a public accessible golf course open year round. We have two 9-hole facilities combining to create an 18 hole golf course or two unique 9-hole designs.
Wilson’s Transportation Ltd is a locally-owned and operated charter bus company serving Victoria and Vancouver Island. In operation since 1962, we are a trusted provider known for our exceptional service, transporting groups large and small from one destination to another – safely and on time. As Vancouver Island’s largest charter transportation company with over 140 vehicles available, we offer charters and rentals for all types of groups and events – from small elite tours to large conferences.
Where romance, fine wines, impeccable service, and conversation simply flow. A shrine to gourmet dining, our elegant and award-winning dining room features innovative four-diamond cuisine, paired with an exquisite 500-label wine list. Having won one of Canada's few "Best Award of Excellence" from the prestigious Wine Spectator magazine for three consecutive years, the Empress Room's unparalleled commitment to wine is demonstrated by three resident sommeliers. Tapestry covered walls, rising 20-feet to meet a richly carved ceiling, candlelight and the delicate sound of live harp music floating in the background creates a dramatic sense of occasion for all who dine in this unforgettable room.
This place is a hidden gem for fine dining in Royal Oak. Don't be fooled by its location in a shopping plaza - the food here is top notch, with intense flavours and exquisite sauces. Love this little spot. Perfect for brunch. Gets busy. Great ambience. Perfect omelet. The honey glazed ham in the omelet. Mmm. Sparkling water was a nice touch.
At Milestones you will receive quality food and beverages with inspired ingredients. Offering consistently great service we always strive to give our patrons the Perfect Guest Experience.
Come and join us for a meal - Brunch, Lunch or Dinner and see for yourself! You will be 100% satisfied from start to finish!
Small and cozy location. We greatly enjoyed the heritage burger (added cheese and bacon) and the delizioso chicken burger. The fries and chips are house made and I like that they'll do a half of each as your side. After 9pm daily burgers are half price, though unfortunately this appears to be their busiest time of day.
With a “face-to-face” mentality, Vis a Vis is a personalized and engaging experience. With front row seats, you are able to interact with our Bartender & Charcutier while sipping on a glass of wine, locally crafted beer or a signature cocktail. Open daily for breakfast at 7am, enjoy sweet Pain au chocolate or savoury Fritatta La terre. At night enjoy an intimate evening for two with traditional French cuisine paired with the perfect glass of wine.
This is the only South Indian restaurant in Victoria which makes good and authentic South Indian food. They've successfully combined delicious food, good prices, and friendly service. Highly recommend them for lunch or dinner, dine in or take out. Dosa-licious!
At Moxie’s, you’ll experience a warm and inviting atmosphere with great daily drink specials and an expansive menu with something for everyone. Passionate hospitality, food you’ll crave and the warmth of friends – only at Moxie’s Grill & Bar on Yates Street in Victoria.
Over the past thirty years Harbour House has confirmed its reputation as one of Vancouver Island's exceptional restaurants. Open every night from 4:30pm. Come warm yourself by our fireplace and enjoy the many delicacies Harbour House Restaurant has to offer.
With roughly 740,000 square metres of parkland, Beacon Hill Park is the crowning jewel in Victoria's park system. There are natural areas, manicured flower beds, footpaths and many sports and play features for the whole family to enjoy. Beacon Hill Park was formalized in 1882 when the Province of British Columbia granted 75 hectares to the City of Victoria to be held in trust. Beacon Hill Park defines the very essence of Victoria and was designated a municipal heritage site in 2009.
Dashwood Manor Seaside Bed & Breakfast provides the perfect lodging for vacation holidays, business travel, and romantic getaways. This 1912 heritage home sits gracefully on the edge of Victoria’s scenic marine drive, Dallas Road, and is surrounded by incredible ocean and mountain views, mile long beaches, and the infamous Beacon Hill Park. Just walking distance from Cook Street Village, James Bay, and the inner harbour of downtown Victoria, there is no shortage of incredible restaurants, coffee shops, attractions, and culture to experience during your stay at the Dashwood Manor! Book your stay now to kick back, relax, breathe in the fresh ocean air, and get to know what island living is all about!
Hidden gem a 4o minute drive from Victoria. Excellent hiking options from family friendly to challenging for experienced hikers. One of the prettiest sunset spots I’ve seen. And a powdery white sand beach!
Traveling from Vancouver to Victoria? Relax and enjoy the journey from Downtown Vancouver to Downtown Victoria onboard our comfortable coaches via BC Ferries. This is a direct service to the ferry terminals without any transfers. In addition to a relaxing ride on the coach, you will experience an amazing 95-minute cruise, sailing through the spectacular Gulf Islands. Arriving on the other side, there are many drop off locations to suit your travel plans. Effective February 2016, this service is operated by Wilson’s Transportation Ltd, a locally owned and operated business in the Victoria community for over 35 years known for its exceptional customer service.
Nice big lake with beautiful & quiet view. They have trail which is good to have some walking or running! Open air park with jogging path. People seeking fitness exercise from a slow stroll to moderate running pace. Some walking their dogs on a leash while enjoying the parks scenery.
The Royal BC Museum is one of the tourist destinations in Victoria that you simply must visit. You learn so much about Canada, and the history of British Columbia in particular. There are innumerable fascinating exhibits to see. Friendly staff are all around to help you out, and taking a tour provides even deeper insight. I simply don't have anything bad to say about this fantastic and very engaging exhibit. Highly recommend!
Butterflies are amongst natures most beautiful and delicate creatures. At Butterfly World Coombs we provide a contained facility designed to replicate the natural environment of it's residents that hail from South America and Asia. Our greenhouse features densely planted tropical host plants, as well as a pond housing Japanese Koi, that provides essential moisture to the environment. Strolling along the path through the greenhouse you will find an Emerging Area filled with Pupa's in the Chrysalis stage.
We are serious. Whether it be cultural practices, bunker redesign, tree removal, or new teeing grounds, Cordova Bay is continually looking for ways to improve the experience for the scratch player and beginner alike.
Unique Coastal Forest Estate. The 70 acre estate along the sheltered eastern shore is home to old growth Douglas firs and tall cedar trees in one of the few remaining Douglas-fir Biogeoclimatic zone forests of Vancouver Island. Take a woodland stroll to the Gardens to see the extensive collection of rare rhododendrons, visit a small orchard, berry and vegetable gardens.
Great little museum with interesting local history. See examples of 19th century domestic architecture. The museum offers an insight to the lovely historical homes around Victoria. Its not just another house museum.
Absolutely gorgeous lake. On a clear, sunny day in spring or summer it's incredibly beautiful, and hard to believe it's just another lake on Vancouver Island! This is one of those lakes you really have to see on the island. I highly recommend checking it out. There's a trail that goes all the way around the lake, so you can walk around or run around (if you run it takes about 20 minutes or so to get around it). It's also a fantastic spot for swimming! This lake really is a spectacle!
Great experience the few times I've been. The inside is beautiful, lots of gorgeous woodwork and stained glass. There's a charming pub atmosphere with live music some nights. The couple times I've been we've ordered the delicious nachos - very worthwhile. Great location along major bus routes and a very short walk from the inner harbour or downtown.
ウエストコーストトレイル(West Coast Trail)とフアンデフカトレイル(Juan de Fuca Trail)への定期バスサービス、およびバンクーバー島のチャーターバスサービス。年間を通じてチャーターバスサービスも提供しており、ハイキング用品の販売、レンタルも行っている。プロのドライバーは、応急処置の認定を受け、礼儀正しく、そして親切に対応する。
West Coast Trail Express Inc. provides shuttle bus service from Victoria and Nanaimo to the trail heads and between the trail heads of the West Coast Trail and the Juan de Fuca Trail. The West Coast Trail Bus picks up and drops off passengers at Victoria, Sooke, Port Renfrew, Gordon River, Mesachie Lake, Honeymoon Bay, Nanaimo, Nitinaht, Pachena Bay, and Bamfield. The Juan De Fuca Trail Bus picks up and drops off passengers at Victoria, Sooke, Jordon River, China Beach, Sombrio Beach, Port Renfrew, and Nanaimo. We also provide year round Charter Bus Service, as well as Hiking Gear & Equipment Sales & Rentals.
People have returned to the Old Spaghetti Factory time and time again to enjoy our great food in unique surroundings since 1970. All our meals are carefully prepared, and made fresh daily on the premises using only quality ingredients.
We pride ourselves by offering great food at reasonable prices. All our entrees come complete with a crisp green salad, sourdough bread, coffee or tea, and spumoni ice cream at no additional charge. Without a doubt, The Old Spaghetti Factory is the best dining value anywhere.
The majority of our individual and group visitors enjoy a self-guided exploration of our property, but guided tours are available for those wishing to see the gardens through the eyes of an expert. Tours are led by volunteers from the Victoria Master Gardener Association and cover the highlights of The Gardens at HCP, the history of the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific, practical advice for gardeners in similar climates, upcoming events, and more.
Great outdoor patio. A comfortable tall table with a view of the water. The menu is pretty standard pub fare and my fish and chips was tasty. *Best* coleslaw ever! I know; coleslaw. And excellent selection of craft beer.
Bear Mountain is the premier golf experience in Canada with two distinct golf courses. Choose between the rugged, challenging Mountain Course or the more serene Valley Course. Bear Mountain is the perfect location for your next golf getaway.
The Coast Collective Arts Centre is a dynamic, inspiring centre promoting art and culture, connecting community members of all ages through creative expression and explorations. Formed in late 2008, the Coast Collective Arts Centre represents a successful collaboration between business and the arts. What started off as a creative partnership between a leading group of local artists and Calgary hotelier Randy Royer and the Pacific Landing project, has now grown to embrace a new enterprising partnership with Westridge Landing and Len and Lloyd Wansbrough. In January 2016, the Coast Collective Arts Centre opened in our new custom-built gallery, artisan gift shop and classroom co-located with the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Colwood’s town centre. Since opening our doors, The Coast Collective has welcomed thousands of visitors each year to discover and enjoy the arts. Operated by the Society for Arts on the South Island (SASI), the Coast Collective has over 100 members and a dedicated volunteer base who wor
Enjoy LURE Restaurant & Bar, the place to be in Victoria. We offer a prime waterfront location with Victoria's Hottest Patio. Chef Dan Bain creates amazing local bites and the bar serves up the Island's best cocktails, wines by the glass and local brews on tap.
Come any time! Breakfast, lunch, dinner or after work. Drinks, small plates or a full meal, we have it covered - not to mention the best views of Victoria in Victoria!
We are proud to work with many local partners to bring you the best that Vancouver Island has to offer.
Come and see why Fire + Water has quickly become a favourite among locals and visitors alike. Here at Fire + Water we're fortunate to be in one of the best four diamond hotels in the Pacific North West.
The Executive Chef and his culinary team find inspiration in local, sustainable, fresh ingredients readily abundant along the Pacific Coast. Our climate, the mildest in Canada provides many a delicacy from our wild and not so wild spaces.
Our culturally diverse food and beverage team contribute unique ideas and ingredients for a refreshing approach to West Coast dining. The palette-tempting menu combined with a casual atmosphere, our restaurant and Lounge are ideal for family celebrations, a casual drink after work, and those special occasions.
If you prefer the world-famous temperate climate of Victoria, enjoy our street level outdoor patio where you can relax to the calming sounds of trickling water and enjoy a light meal or relaxing beverage.
Dine at Fire + Water and we will reimburse you $3.00 towards
The Oswego Hotel in Victoria, B.C. is an ideal Victoria meeting space for corporate retreats, executive meetings, group luncheons and receptions. The Kingston Room is fully "wired for business" with state of the art audio visual equipment and wireless high speed internet. Set for a maximum of 24 people boardroom style, the Kingston Room is 850 square feet with natural lighting.
With over 20,000 objects, the AGGV collection represents significant works produced in this region and art that represents our histories. Since its founding, we have been assembling work from around the Pacific Rim and have established one of the finest collections of Asian art in the world.
Azuma Sushi is my go to sushi place in Victoria. I enjoy the prompt service, the fresh sushi and restaurant environment. Although it is quite a large place, it is quiet enough to enjoy your conversation.
The Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa is a breath of fresh air for meeting and event attendees. We are perfectly suited for small corporate meetings, social events and incentive groups. So, if you're looking for a seaside escape that's ideal for work and play, your search is over! Custom meeting packages are available, let us know what you are looking for and we will be happy to put something together for you.
At SenZushi, the Japanese owner and chefs ensure an authentic taste experience where both traditional and contemporary dishes are sure to delight. A combination of ancient Japanese exterior and modern, yet relaxing interior takes one to a place removed from everyday concerns.
Enjoy our sushi and traditional Japanese cuisine to your heart's content!
We’ve fused traditional pastas with international style, from linguine mixed with Moroccan spices to bucatini combined with Asian sauces – and we believe pasta is no longer about the noodles alone. It’s about what you add to it, next to it and what you wash it down with, from fresh salads and savoury sides to local beers and handcrafted cocktails.
Our warehouse-style locale merges modernism with an industrial feel, from brushed concrete floors to 17-foot ceilings, and piping to polished subway tile. It’s the place to unwind after work, savour a glass of vino with friends and celebrate a birthday with family.
ビクトリアのインナーハーバーを見下ろすインタラクティブアートギャラリー！Connect In Nature. Inspire Our World.がモットー。ロバート・ベイトマンを含む自然に感化を受けたアーティストの芸術的な作品、文化遺産のコレクション！
Connect In Nature. Inspire Our World. Our mission is to promote the preservation and sustainability of the environment. To achieve this goal, we maintain an art gallery to perpetuate, protect, enhance and promote the artistic and cultural legacy of nature-inspired artists, including Robert Bateman. We also support and develop educational programs relating to the environment and nature-inspired artists.
BC Ferries is one of the largest ferry operators in the world, providing year-round vehicle and passenger service on 25 routes to 47 terminals, with a fleet of 35 vessels. We are an essential transportation link that connects coastal communities and facilitates the movement of people, goods and services. In April 2003, BC Ferries was transformed from a Crown corporation into an independent, commercial organization under the Company Act. Our Company is governed by an independent Board of Directors appointed by the B.C. Ferry Authority.
Our guests enjoy views of the iconic Victoria BC harbour, character buildings, and Johnson Street Bridge. The Swans building was originally built in 1913 and renovated from a warehouse into loft apartments in 1987, later the apartments were converted into the Swans Hotel suites. Each suite is still equipped with a full kitchen, features original art from the founder’s personal collection, and showcases the original brick and wood beams that give the building so much character.
Special events at the Huntingdon Manor Hotel take on a more relaxed and intimate style with our casually sophisticated venues and tranquil English country manor ambience. From two newly renovated event venues to beautiful outdoor gardens and lawns, our tranquil setting creates a unique backdrop for gatherings of up to 60 guests. In addition, our convenient setting in the heart of Victoria, just steps from downtown and the Inner Harbour, makes us the perfect choice for treating your guests to the best of everything the city has to offer.
Fatburger started in 1952, with the creation of the biggest, juiciest hamburgers anyone had ever seen. What makes our award winning burgers so special? Premium ingredients. We are passionate about quality, food and service - and it shows! We start with fresh, never frozen Albert Angus beef. Then we add fresh, hand cut lettuce, tomato, onions and your choice of free toppings. Every meal is made to order, just the way you like it - using only the freshest ingredients and traditional cooking methods. No microwaves here! So rest easy friends, you don't need to deprive your taste buds any longer. Fatburger is a cut above fast food, with a commitment to higher quality, more variety and better value, all wrapped up in a fun, upbeat, sparkling clean environment where the music is as good as the food.
Very quiet little hike through beautiful forests. Some Waterfalls on the way, and an opportunity to go up to the Goldstream trestle. The trail seems well kept and not muddy, even in the rain. The mine itself has a little placard about it, and you can go in. It is pretty wet in the winter though.
Best place to have breakfast in the city. Their food is scrumptious and comes in large portion sizes. You're definitely getting your money's worth. Also, they're a family friendly restaurant, with an excellent menu for children.
The Fantasea offers the ultimate Victoria fishing charters and sightseeing tours around Vancouver Island. We are proud to offer you a variety of services including party cruises, dinner cruises, fishing charters, whale watching, marine wildlife tours, stag and stagette cruises as well as memorials. Cruise in comfort as you enjoy Victoria's ultimate party boat.
Everyone who goes to Victoria needs to walk out to the Breakwater Lighthouse! We ventured out on a very windy day and experienced the high surf against the barrier wall. You get a fantastic view of the shore from the lighthouse and it's great exercise to get out there because of how long the walkway is from the shore.
Ensconced within the Union Club of British Columbia can be found the Inn at the Union Club. Refined and discreet, this century-old Inn is an oasis of privacy and privilege that combines Old World flair with the most modern of hotel amenities. It has 22 guest rooms, including seven suites with separate sitting rooms. All rooms are appointed with comfortable queen or king-sized beds, and many of the Inn's rooms have marvellous views of the scenic Victoria Inner Harbour. The Union Club Inn is ideal for both leisure and business travellers.
Their outdoor seating area is one of the best places in town to get a well crafted late afternoon drink when the sun is out, and the locally sourced food is creative and consistently delicious. The atmosphere in 10 acres commons is welcoming and sophisticated.
You should think of Hatley Castle, and Hatley Park National Historic Site, more as an elaborate mansion and less of a medieval castle. It is still very grand and very impressive! The entire Castle was built within 2 years and had an expensive electrical system as well! The castle also had 13 fireplaces! It has a large garden with 3 ponds to it's West side and a massive lawn to it's South. The castle was occupied and acted as an academy for the armed forces but currently serves as an administrative building for the neighboring college. These are just some of the facts and figured that you will learn if you get to chance and have the time to take part in their paid tour! It's definitely worthwhile. This site also has a huge grass lawn along with a multiple gardens that, altogether, contain 3 ponds. Ample paid parking just south of the castle. This is also a great place for weddings and formal ceremonies.
Fantastic Observatory View Point. It's a place where you can see the whole open Victoria when you climb up quite high. It's so nice to look around all over on a sunny day. You can see the sunrise、and the sunset is perfect. Parking spaces are also available.
Delicious tapas, increíble drinks and amazing service!! The savory, warm stuffed piquillo peppers with serrano ham, mushrooms and cream cheese — so good I ordered another instead of dessert. Comforting, creamy papas supremas (potato with serrano ham, soft boiled egg, tomato sauce, garlic aioli). Ask for extra bread to soak up every drop of the delectable sauces on the tender gambas al ajillo (shrimp in garlic, lemon sauce) and the albondigas de cordero (lamb meatballs in tomato sauce). Tuna conservas (worth every dime), marinated eggplant salad, and rainbow carrots — oh my. Crema Catalana cinnamon orange brulee with peaches. All these dishes also happen to be gluten free.
Direct Link Between Victoria International Airport and Downtown Victoria! Spacious and comfortable shuttles, with ample room for groups, families, all your luggage and travel necessities. Your safety is our number one priority – Our shuttle drivers are professionally trained to provide safe and courteous service.
Hermann’s Jazz Club began nearly 40 years ago, on February 25, 1981, at the Bastion Inn on Government St, when German entrepreneur Hermann Nieweler [Knee-well-er] was persuaded by his friend Barry Stubbs to book Friday Harbor’s Island City Jazz Band for a weekend performance at his hotel lounge. Hermann’s love for a good party, lively music and happy patrons led to his establishment of the Dixieland Inn at the hotel. Hermann moved the club to the current View Street location in 1986 when it was renamed “Hermann’s Jazz Club”. In 2000, our 753 View St location suffered heavy damage from a fire. A testament to his commitment, Hermann rebuilt at great personal expense. Our friend Hermann passed on June 10th, 2015. From 2015 to 2019 his family faced many issues but have remained dedicated to their father's legacy. After running a successful fundraising campaign the non-profit Jazz On View Society has taken over as of July 15th 2019. We will continue to operate Hermann's as a community spirited venue with the suppo
ヴァルシャは、政府とパンドラストリートの角にある歴史的なチャイナタウンにあります。 Varsha Indian Kitchenは家族経営のVarshaにちなんで名付けられました。Varshaは、ビクトリアのダウンタウンの居心地の良い活気のあるレストランで提供されるインドのカナダのフュージョンコンフォートフードのアイデアの背後にあるインスピレーションです。 家族はインド系カナダ人であり、彼らの文化はインド料理に独自のひねりをもたらします。 グルテンフリーの無料料理、ハッピーアワーのお得な情報、子供向けの環境、ロマンチックなテーブル、無料Wi-Fi、屋外席、テーブル予約、アルコール、テイクアウトメニューを提供しています。
Varsha is located in historic Chinatown, on the corner of Government and Pandora Street. Varsha Indian Kitchen is family owned, named after Varsha who is the inspiration behind the idea of Indian Canadian fusion comfort food served to you in downtown Victoria in a cozy, vibrant restaurant. The family is Indo-Canadian and their culture brings their unique twist to Indian cuisine. We offer gluten - free friendly dishes, Happy Hour deals, kid-friendly environment, romantic tables, free Wi-Fi, outdoor seating, table reservations, alcohol, and take out menus.
A Harbour Ferry is the fastest and most convenient way to get around Victoria's Inner Harbour, whether you're commuting to work or visiting the city for the first time. Our happy little boats have been connecting locals and visitors to Victoria's waterfront communities for almost 30 years. Join us for a hop around the harbour or explore the inlet with a scenic cruise through the Gorge Waterway. See for yourself why Victoria Harbour Ferry is one of the city's most treasured attractions.
Mango Mule, Strawberry Margarita and Long Island Iced Tea. Best drinks I've ever been served at a bar! Their new patio gives you ample space to enjoy their westcoast inspired eats, while taking in Victoria’s picturesque inner harbour. In the evening, it turns into downtown Victoria’s best social scene with local beers on tap, live music, and great people.
Fine Italian dining in an old time courtyard setting. Northern Italian cuisine featuring wood-oven roasted meats and pizzas, homemade pastas and fresh west coast seafood. Extensive and multiple award-winning wine list as well as dining by candlelight on the enclosed, heated patio.
J.R. SLIMS in Victoria is a culinary experience that delivers authentic food made by genuine people. Our restaurant draws inspiration from the diversity of fresh ingredients readily available here on the West Coast of Canada, and the tradition of unforgettable but humble Family Feasts. In short, we create experiences that feel like home. Come eat with us!
Our mission is to always deliver fresh, high-quality farm/sea-to-table product at a great value in a warm setting. We are familiar, comfortable and consistent.
Established in 2004, Floyd’s Diner is a Victoria, BC landmark. We attribute our growth to our loyal customers, new and old. In addition to our satisfying portions we strive to maintain a fun and friendly, family-oriented atmosphere for all to enjoy. We now have three locations; with our newest location just 15 minutes from Downtown Victoria in Royal Oak. Now you can enjoy The Mahoney and other Floyd’s favorites in all three locations Heading out to Sooke/Westshore? Stop in for a bite to eat at our Langford location. If you’ve never heard of The Mahoney at Floyd’s, you’re in for a treat!”
We are open for Breakfast and Lunch 7:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday to Thursday, 7:30 am to 4 pm on Fridays and Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Wild Renfrew is a resort located in Port Renfrew B.C., on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. A 2 hour drive from Victoria, Wild Renfrew offers a collection of luxury seaside cottages with a private beach, a newly updated hillside lodge with ocean views, a brand new cozy hostel nestled amongst the forest and an ocean front pub with a glorious patio located between it all. The addition of an adventure centre for such activities as whale watching, kayaking, biking and hiking easily bring wilderness within reach. For outdoor gear or a memento, visit one of the two retail locations.
A fantastic pit stop on your way to Juan de Fuca. The staff there are super friendly and can share insights on attractions and seasonality expectation. There are also lots of resources free to take that can help you gain some knowledge about particular attraction points. The historical equipment and items were very neat, love the knowledge shared along with some story telling audio display. Please don't forget to support this location and get some post cards or merchandise!!
Nothing feels more like Victoria than the iconic Pendray Inn and Tea House (formerly Gatsby Mansion). Located just a 5 minute walk from the Inner Harbour, this magnificent Victorian era manor now serves as a boutique hotel for those in search of a little old time romance.
The Pendray Inn and Tea House is over 100 years old, and elegantly accented with landscaped gardens, wandering pathways and lovely fountains. In addition to the Pendray Inn and Tea House, two other historic buildings, the Middle House and the Judges House, add to the charm of Victoria as it was a century ago. Spend your evenings immersed in history as you tuck in for the night at a noted Victoria family’s estate.
The Pendray Inn and Tea House offers a B&B experience catering to couples, families, wedding parties and corporate functions. Each of the nine rooms at the Pendray Inn and Tea House has a distinct personality and charm. The interior of the Mansion boasts beautiful woodwork, stained glass windows and crystal chandeliers. All rooms
With 25 aircraft in operation, 52 pilots on staff and more than 250 employees in peak season, Kenmore Air is among the best-known and most respected seaplane operations in the world. We fly an eclectic mix of piston de Havilland Beavers and turbine de Havilland Otters and Cessna Caravans, landing passengers on lakes, harbors, and tarmac among the mist-shrouded fjords and islands of the US and Canadian northwest. Kenmore Air continues to set the world standard by which seaplanes are judged and is renowned for its superior expertise in aircraft maintenance and construction. In 2014, Seattle Business Magazine honored the impact and legacy of Washington State’s top family run companies, and Kenmore Air was a proud recipient of the Washington Family Business Award.
The Prince and Princess settled in Victoria, began to develop their one-acre property and build their home. They continued to improve the garden throughout their forty years together. In 2000, The Land Conservancy purchased the property to preserve the Garden, the legacy of the Abkhazis. Forty-five minute guided tours of the Garden can be arranged by contacting The Teahouse. Your guide will give an overview of the history of the Garden. In particular, your guide will explain how the events of the Princess' life affected her philosophy behind her design of the Garden and her respect for the unique character of the natural landscape. Discover the wide variety of rare plants that are cultivated by the horticultural experts who strive to preserve the Princess' legacy.
Excellent trail that goes around the perimeter of this beautiful lake. The trail for the most part is easy with some roots and rocks on the well traveled path. The southern portion of the lake has a section with a moderate upwards climb that isn't very high but it is more challenging for those that may have some mobility issues. Other than that most of the trail is easy. Small little beach at the eastern portion of the park. Great place to launch a kayak or canoe.
Located in Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Prince of Whales is perfectly positioned if you’re looking to see and do as much as possible in one day. Our hourly on-demand departures make it easy to go whale watching. You pick the time that works best for you, and we’ll have you back in time for you next important activity.
Nautical Nellies has been serving delicious premium aged steak and Ocean Wise seafood to Victoria for 20 years. Overlooking the inner harbour, the restaurant's heated patio and cozy interior set the tone to enjoy great food and wine from our award-winning list. The oyster bar hosts a large selection of fresh oysters with varieties from the Pacific Northwest and East Coast, and allows guests to watch their oysters be shucked right in front of them. Adjacent to the oyster bar is a traditional, gourmet and fusion sushi bar that serves beautifully plated sushi of the finest quality.
OpenTable's "100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Canada 2017"
Victoria News "Best of the City" - Best Steak & Best Seafood for 2014, 2015, 2016
Wine Spectator "Award of Excellence 2016"
The Teahouse at Abkhazi Garden offers four-star guest service and exceptional food in a beautiful setting, giving guests an Afternoon Tea memory to cherish. Seasonal menus showcase regional or Abkhazi Garden-grown produce, complementing the garden's appearance when it is in bloom.
Special events throughout the year, such as an annual Mad Hatter's Tea, or a Prince and Princess Tea for young guests and parents celebrated on the anniversary of the Prince and Princess Abhkazi, a "Paint-in" during which quests can watch a painter paint the Garden, all complement other traditional events that the Garden has been the setting for.
Weddings, Mother's Day teas, bridal showers, baby showers, graduations, anniversaries and retirement functions are all a perfect fit for the Garden and Teahouse.
A local hospitality group of 3 restaurants under 1 roof at the Victoria Public Market, where everything is made from scratch and there is something for everyone to love.
Roast: Back to the basics! Anything but ordinary. Roast is a lot of things – A sandwich shop, a meat shop, a place to pick up a last minute meal or a healthy salad.
Taco Stand: Satisfying cravings for food from south of the border, Taco Stand is a taqueria inspired by the taco stands of Tijuana, Guadalajara and adventures along the Baja Peninsula.
La Pasta: Your home away from home, whether you’re coming in with friends for a comforting bowl of pasta, or taking it away to enjoy it elsewhere. Featuring mix’n’match pastas, including fusilli, fettucine, rigatoni and sauces such as basil pesto, alfredo and marinara.
Clipper Vacations offers the only direct fast ferry service between Seattle and Victoria, BC—the Victoria Clipper. The Victoria Clipper ferry operates year-round service, roundtrip 1 time per day, with the exception of trips in mid-May through mid-September, when 2 daily roundtrip services are available. The ferry features three classes of service including Economy (lower deck), Vista (upper deck) and Comfort Class (upper deck). The Comfort Class upgrade includes priority boarding, leather seating in a private spacious class cabin, panoramic views along with complimentary snacks, coffee and tea.
Government House is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor and the ceremonial home of all British Columbians. The grounds embrace 36 acres, including formal gardens and a rare Garry oak ecosystem. From May to September, the Cary Castle Mews Interpretive Centre and Tea Room offer visitors a unique place to explore the history of this National Historic Site and enjoy a cup of tea.
Rebar Modern Foodはビクトリアで人気のレストラン兼ジュースバーで、新鮮でヘルシーな主にベジタリアン料理を提供しています。 1988年以来、持続可能な方法で育てられた地元のサプライヤーからの本物の地元の味を祝ってきました。 明るい雰囲気と活気に満ちたおいしい料理により、批評家たちはRebarを「発明的」、「ヒップ」、「先見の明」と表現しています。
Rebar Modern Food is Victoria's favorite restaurant and juice bar, featuring fresh, healthy, predominantly vegetarian fare. Since 1988 we have celebrated real, local flavour from local suppliers grown in a sustainable manner. The upbeat atmosphere and vibrant, tasty food have led critics to describe Rebar as "Inventive," "hip," and "visionary".
Open for Brunch on Saturday and Sunday.
Alcheringa Gallery is one of the leading indigenous art galleries in the world specializing in contemporary art from the Northwest Coast of Canada. Based in downtown Victoria, BC - and grateful to be on the traditional territories of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples - Alcheringa has been proud to represent the leading indigenous artists from Vancouver Island, BC and Canada for over 35 years, and has placed art in private and public collections all over the world. The gallery produces four to six new exhibitions every year, supplemented by ongoing new works by gallery artists. Alcheringa has one of the largest fine print collections to be found anywhere, and also represents paintings, carvings/sculptures, jewellery, ceramics, and textiles. Alcheringa Gallery has had a long commitment to supporting and promoting artists by donating back to their communities in ongoing efforts to preserve and protect indigenous culture.
You want Whales? We’ve got Whales. The local Orcas (Killer Whales), along with Humpback; Gray; and Minke Whales, cruise our waters throughout the year, giving us great success rates. Our Whale Watching tours are 3 hours in length, and depart multiple times a day.
Venue West has professionally managed international and national conferences, events, associations and trade shows since 1970 and successfully delivered outstanding services to our clients, connected attendees from around the globe and created long-lasting experiences for participants. Venue West works with local, national and international clients to manage conferences and associations from the scientific, medical, academic and corporate fields, and offers everything from specific event-related services to all-inclusive conference management.
Welcome to Canada’s oldest Gastropub. We are Island made and are pioneers of the craft beer sector, paving the way for modern-day brewpubs. Spinnakers has always believed that the measure of a good pub is in its ability to serve a good meal along with a good pint. Our commitment to the food of Southern Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and our surrounding waters shines through in everything we do. At Spinnakers, we are proud to be an icon of local sustainability.
Tucked down a hallway at the harbour end of Fort Street, you can hear the buzz before you open the door and fall into this room that won best commercial design on Vancouver Island in 2014. You will be delighted with the warmth and your time travel back to prohibition era.
Inspired by the best bars in New Orleans, Austin, Seattle and Portland, this is a restaurant with superb food and a complete beverage program. The kitchen is led by Chef Gabe Fayerman-Hansen who in fall 2108 placed third in the province in the prestigious Kitchen Party event. His farm to table and fish boat to table philosophy is legendary. Little Jumbo’s cocktail creativity is driven by the entire bar team. Together they deliver every 6 weeks a new set of original cocktail arrays to delight all tastes, as well as setting new standards with finely crafted classics.
Along the way to its 6th year, Little Jumbo has garnered public recognition from enRoute People’s Choice categories and placed highly in the Top 50 Bars in Canada. In the last yea
Woodland Gardens, Courtenay, BC has one of the largest rhododendron collections in Western Canada with over 3000 plantings. It is also home to a multitude of native plants, birds and wildflowers. Its 24 wooded acres are covered with bark mulch paths and many water features. It is recognized as one of the world's finest informal show gardens.
PER-‘VER’TED"HAVING BEEN CORRUPTED OR DISTORTED FROM ITS ORIGINAL MEANING OR STATE”.
Ice Cream with a Twist. Enjoy the tongue in cheek flavours in this fun, new, take out shop. Located in Victoria’s beautiful Inner Harbour.
The Mint Restaurant is tucked away on Douglas Street a short walk from the Inner Harbour and Chinatown. Serving dinner until 2 am, 7 days a week. The Mint specializes in South Asian and West Coast cuisine incorporating a lively atmosphere with quality cocktails, wine and beer.
Opened in 2002 The Mint provides a habitat for comfort and interchange much needed on the inner city frontier.
Featuring a diverse mix of local ingredients, the West Coast Grill offers delectable and fresh culinary creations to suit every appetite. Whether you are having an after-dinner drink with friends, or a dinner meeting with colleagues, you will find an abundance of savory meals and carefully selected wines to choose from.
With a stunning waterfront location, you can admire the view as you dine on our spacious patio, or join us inside where it will feel like home in our relaxed scenic setting.
Popular Buffet Brunch available every Sunday!
The addition of new lighting, furniture and Smart TVs has elevated the possibilities of the Meeting Rooms. Whether your looking for space to hold a one hour meeting, or a full day seminar, these Meeting Rooms can fit the bill. Limited, pre-ordered, Catering options are also available for your meetings.
The Strathcona Hotel is a Victorian landmark with eight unique venues on one block. We offer well appointed, comfortable rooms that come equipped with a hair dryer, iron and ironing boards, in room safes, cable television, mini fridge, and free wireless internet. Additionally, some of our rooms offer a microwave, coffee/tea station, and air conditioning.
Home to more than 450 varieties of organic apples, Salt Spring Island welcomes the public to taste, learn and tour orchards – some open to the public only during the festival. The Salt Spring Island Apple Festival is an incredible little community event, attracting about 1500 apple lovers, celebrating the apples (and food) of Salt Spring Island and connecting you with the farms and farmers that produce this very special diversity of tasty, healthy food. Attendees all become SALT SPRING ISLAND APPLE CONNOISSEURS!
Located in one of Canada’s most beautiful National Historic Sites, Royal Roads University has a long history of excellence. In 2015, we celebrated 75 years of leadership and learning - 55 years as a military college and 20 years as a public applied research university. We understand the needs and aspirations of our students, and we’ve created options to deliver an educational experience that fits your lifestyle. Our cohort model features group-based course work, providing a resource of like-minded peers for you to share, challenge and grow with throughout your program. Even after graduation, these groups continue to support your aspirations to ensure your life changing experience with us has enabled not only professional transformation, but a personal one as well.
BeaverTails® is truly one of a kind. Irresistibly delicious, artisanal Canadian pastry, always there to share special moments that make lifelong memories. Iconic indulgence since 1978, today we continue our heritage by uniquely combining our original recipe with premium quality ingredients. Served piping-hot, our hand-stretched whole-wheat pastries are both crispy and chewy at the same time. With endless flavour combinations, we promise you an experience you will never forget.
Strawberry Tea, Edwardian Afternoon Tea, Healing Arts in the Garden, Art and Motion in the Garden, “Ethnic Drums”, and Mushroom Colour workshops. “Afternoon Tea” and light snacks served in the garden on sunny summer Sundays.The Nursery’s plant sales area specializes in rhododendrons, perennials and native plants.
Nestled in the beautiful and historic Bastion Square, The Garrick's Head Pub has been a local fixture since 1867, in the days when Judge Matthew Begbie presided over the local court house.
One of the oldest English pub in Canada. Today, a wide selection of micro-brewed and import beers are available on tap, and still offer traditional English pub fare in a bright and relaxing atmosphere. On cool days and nights, customers are welcome to linger around our wood-burning fireplace still keeps patrons warm.
Our outdoor patio seating, overlooking the square, is a fantastic spot to enjoy the sun and to watch the crowds go by.
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The Cellar is one of BC's top culinary destinations. Its distinctive wine collection, from various regions such as BC, Spain, France and Italy is the creation of The Westin Bear Mountain's own Sommeliers.
The Cellar is yours to enjoy be it either a private tasting with one of our knowledgeable Sommeliers or for an exclusive dinner party for two to twenty.
To book your private experience please call (250) 391-7160.
In 1993 Cycle BC opened its doors to Western Canada's tourism market. We have been growing ever since. Today, we have the largest selection of motorcycles, scooters, and bicycles in Canada. Cycle BC understands the needs of motorcycle enthusiasts and the adventure traveller; we offer a wide selection of expertly maintained BMW, Suzuki, Honda and Harley Davidson motorcycles.
With a long standing commitment to quality + careful preparation; our menu features tender, juicy steaks, slow roasted prime rib, succulent seafood, savoury appetizers, freshest of salads, and irresistible desserts. A Victoria tradition for over 25 years!
Your first choice for steak + prime rib or enjoy a lighter meal of appetizers or casual plates from our bar menu. Our friendly knowledgeable staff will also be happy to help you choose from our extensive wine list, select one of our feature hand-crafted cocktails or a local craft beer.
We will make your Keg experience memorable for all the right reasons!
One of the best short mountain hikes in the Victoria region. 20 minutes to the summit from the parking lot. Sunny hike as much of the trail is exposed with open rock cliffs and drier climate. Sweeping views of Southern Vancouver Island mountains and the City of Victoria. Views also include the Olympic and Cascade Mountains of Washington State. Great for year round hikes.
Red Fish Blue Fishでは、持続可能な100％OceanWiseシーフードと地球に優しい再利用およびリサイクルシステムを提供することに誇りを持っています。 ブリティッシュコロンビア州ビクトリアの1006ワーフストリートにあり、ダウンタウンの中心部にあるワーフストリートの下の桟橋にあるブロートンのふもとにあります。
At Red Fish Blue Fish, we pride our business in offering a sustainable 100% Ocean Wise seafood and Earth friendly reuse and recycle system. We are located at 1006 Wharf Street in Victoria, British Columbia, at the foot of Broughton on the pier below Wharf Street in the heart of downtown.
Vista 18は、BCが提供する最高の農家や漁師と協力して、この地域の恵みを探求しています。 島の家にグローバルなアプローチを取り入れることを恥ずかしがらずに、Vista18は本物の+地元の+高揚した料理できっと喜ばれるでしょう。」
Vista 18 is open for Breakfast daily 7:00am to 11:00am, Happy Hour Wednesday to Sunday, 3:30pm to 6:00pm and for Dinner and Drinks on Wednesday to Sunday, from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Reservations required through the website.
Vista 18 explores the bounty of our region by working with the best farmers and fishermen BC has to offer. Not shy about infusing a global approach to our island home, Vista 18 is sure to please with cuisine that is Authentic + Local + Elevated
A stunning homage to the cultures and traditions that make Victoria a great place to connect, Victoria Conference Centre (VCC) is the city's largest conference facility. With 77,000 square feet of meeting space, 21 multi-purpose meeting rooms, a large exhibit hall and 400-seat lecture theatre, the VCC can host 2,000 delegates or small, intimate gatherings. Our facilities are energy-efficient and environmentally sustainable.
Pizzeria Prima Strada, Victoria's first authentic Neapolitan Pizzeria is passionate for the fire roasted pizzas born in Italy and pays homage to their Italian roots with a commitment to simple, fresh ingredients on traditional wood-fired, thin crust pizza. Join them in Cook Street Village, upper Fort Street or their newest location in the Cowichan Valley (right off the Hwy) for wood-fired pizza, seasonal salads, cocktails, craft beer, local house wine by the glass, house made gelato or a caffe.
Pizzeria Prima Strada has been recently voted "Best Pizza in the City in 2017"by the Black Press Group-7 years in a row, Best Pizza by the Victoria Times Colonist Readers Choice Awards 2017 and one of the "Best Victoria" restaurants in the 2017 Vancouver Magazine Awards.
Host your small event with us and be impressed with these crisp, contemporary business facilities. At the Chateau Victoria, we make it easy. Our team understands the importance of your event and will customize our services to meet your unique needs. There are several layouts available from executive suites perched high above the city, to a 20-person boardroom (6 during Covid), or larger theatre settings that accommodate up to 60 people (14 during Covid). Whether you are planning an intimate strategy session or a larger workshop, you’ll find everything you need at the Chateau Victoria to help your event go smoothly. Explore our room choices to find the right space for you. All rooms include dedicated, secure high-speed Wi-Fi, and AV equipment is available for rental. Please note that our two meeting rooms have 75 inch 4K smart monitors as part of your room rental. If we don’t have what you need, our preferred AV suppliers will be able to set you up. Browse our catering menus to see our selection of delicious,
Your journey starts as you step onto a custom 30 foot wildlife viewing vessel and embark on a voyage through the enchanting Gulf Island Archipelago. Your captain and guide will take you on a thrilling west coast adventure on a vast ocean overflowing with majestic sea life and brilliant scenery.
The Beagle is a friendly neighborhood pub in the heart of Cook Street Village,where a pint is still a pint! Just a few blocks from downtown and a short walk to the coast path along Dallas Road. Full restaurant menu and 35 beers on tap. Weekend Brunch is served from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Come to the Saanich Fair this Labour Day weekend to celebrate Western Canada's Oldest Agricultural Fair. Enjoy live music, dance performances, eating contests, auction/raffle draw, and so much more! The focus is a “Family A Fair” and encourages families to come and enjoy the fairgrounds. Over 3,000 people volunteer their time to put on the three day exhibition of sights and sounds.For more information visit the Saanich Fair website.
This place was fantastic. The staff and volunteers were all friendly, knowledgeable and engaging. The aquariums and displays were beautiful, educational and as a family, we all loved the interactive elements - story time circle, puzzles, search and find, touch pool and more. I highly recommend visiting this little treasure.
For 91 years, the Langham Court Theatre Society (formerly The Victoria Theatre Guild and Dramatic School) has been producing engaging and high quality theatre with dedicated actors and creative teams. Since 1929 over 27,000 volunteers have presented nearly 3,000 performances using over 4,000 actors in more than 500 shows to 250,000 patrons. This is community theatre at its best offering 6 productions per year that are a mix of traditional and modern works.
Come for the gourmet tastes and stay for the view. With Victoria's most magnificent waterfront setting, the Marina Restaurant at Oak Bay combines fresh seafood with local ingredients with to create an extraordinary dining experience.
Enjoy continental cuisine, an award winning wine list, legendary Sunday brunch or, if you're in the mood for something more exotic, try the sushi bar. With sweeping views of Mt. Baker and the Straits of Juan de Fuca, the Marina Restaurant at the Oak Bay Marina offers a feast for all your senses.
Victorian era pub and family restaurant located at the Strathcona Hotel.
Enjoy family dining or traditional Olde-English pub fare along with many great choices in imported and micro/cottage beverages. Visit our Rooftop Patio, The Roof is host to the world's only rooftop beach volleyball courts too.
Day and night, Sherwood serves up a calibrated beverage program alongside comforting and locally informed café, bar and coffee takeaway menus. A hospitality-forward approach in an accessible space designed for a fresh-faced and recklessly optimistic downtown community. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, happy hour and late night. Grab and go sandwiches made in-house. No reservations. Weekdays 7 am to 11 pm. Saturday 10 am to 11 pm. CLOSED SUNDAY. A 5-minute walk from the Inner Harbour.
Our spectacular dining room is great for casual lunches, dinners and family-friendly gatherings. The vaulted wood ceilings compliment our west coast eclectic design and our wall-to-wall windows fill the room with scenic ocean vistas. Whether you take the scenic beachside drive from downtown or a more direct route, we’re sure you’ll agree it was worth the drive. You won’t find any other restaurant so perfectly located. The views are first class and the fare is west coast contemporary. With its stunning ocean vistas and views down Cordova Bay beach, patrons will enjoy amazing west coast fare in a comfortably elegant setting. Bon appetite
Poke bowls are inspired by traditional Hawaiian cuisine and will satisfy your need for healthy and delicious fuel all day long.
Poke is not your typical fast food. Every bowl we offer is packed with flavour and you are in the driver’s seat. Choose your own adventure, build your bowl!
Poke Fresh is thrilled to bring these soulful bowls to the Cook St Village!
Whether you’re searching for Victoria restaurants for a romantic dinner for two, a relaxing lounge or patio for a meeting over cocktails, afternoon tea with friends, or a grab-and-go breakfast, you won’t need to go far. The Hotel Grand Pacific is home to four food and beverage outlets, along with our in-room dining program.
Like the best Victoria restaurants and cafes, our dining options offer unique, local cuisine that reflects our city’s vibrant culinary scene by focusing on seasonal, regional ingredients. Lead by Executive Chef Ian Goard , the Hotel Grand Pacific’s team of chefs is dedicated to highlighting the bounty of Victoria and Vancouver Island, bringing diners creative dishes that are made from scratch. Our in-house sommeliers have created an acclaimed beer, wine and spirits program with many options sourced from BC wineries, local craft brewers and distilleries.
If you’re a visitor looking for Victoria restaurants to try while you’re in town, or a local looking for some new dining options, we inv
Island Made. Spinnakers has always believed that the measure of a good pub is in its ability to serve a good meal along with a good pint. We brew a wide range of traditional ales, wild and out there barrel aged sours, ciders and blends. Something for everyone’s palate.
We have always supported farm to table eating, and have partnered with over 35 local farmers and producers who supply us with fresh, local foods all year long.
For breakfast, lunch, dinner and Drinks.
Our commitment to the products of Southern Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and our surrounding waters shines through in everything we do. At Spinnakers we are proud to be an icon of local sustainability.
Consistently voted: Best of Victoria by Newsgroup reader polls, Best Pub by Victoria chapter of Campaign for Real Ale, Best Pub food by EAT Magazine, and Fodor’s choice for Victoria accommodations.
Victoria's social centrepiece since opening in 1908, Fairmont Empress is the perfect venue for your next event. Fairmont Empress, along with the adjoining Victoria Conference Centre, is proud to offer beautiful wedding venues and professional meeting facilities supported by a comprehensive array of state-of-the-art services. Our wedding experts and certified meetings professionals offer expert knowledge in planning functions. Whethers planning your dream fairy tale wedding, an executive meeting of 12, or a conference of 1,200, we make certain everything you need is at your fingertips.
Brand experience is the only medium that can employ every human sense to tell your story. Powerful brand experiences fully immerse audiences in sights, smells, and sounds. They invite people to discover through touch and taste. Brand experience is the single channel that can shape how people feel about your brand. By incorporating many senses into the experiences we design for clients, we take audiences to interesting and surprising places. We invent new realities, and we connect people in incredible ways.
Helijet has been a proud and active participant in British Columbia’s growth for nearly three decades. In 1986, with a carefully conceived vision, a single helicopter, and a handful of enthusiastic employees, Helijet launched Canada’s first scheduled helicopter service. From that single helicopter, flying eight times a day between downtown Vancouver and downtown Victoria, Helijet has grown into a dynamic company with operations in Richmond, Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii. Helijet’s fleet of medium and large helicopters, is maintained, flown and administered by a dedicated crew of over 150 employees. Helijet is proud of its growth and accomplishments, and looks forward to many more decades of service.
Filberg Lodge is a 1930’s arts and crafts style home built on 9 acres of beautiful waterfront estate which overlooks Comox Harbour, a municipal Park right in the heart of beautiful downtown Comox, British Columbia. On the grounds there is also a quaint little restaurant, the “Filberg Summer Kitchen”, which is open for lunch and snacks during the summer months, and features live Music on Friday evenings.