On your marks, get ready! Destination Greater Victoria and the BC Restaurant and Food Services Association (BCRFA), Victoria Branch, are once again teaming up to organize the popular Dine Around & Stay in Town Victoria event. Read on!

YOUR GUIDE TO DINE AROUND & STAY IN TOWN 2019

Easily one of Victoria’s most anticipated culinary events, Dine Around & Stay in Town Victoria gives locals and visitors alike the chance to indulge in some of the destination’s finest restaurants offerings by choosing from a $20, $30, $40 or $50 set menu.

Whether you’re travelling from near or far, if you opt for the drink pairing, consider making a night (or weekend) of it at one of the participating hotels offering a special rate.

As if two weeks of culinary paradise wasn’t enough, the cherry on top is the Dine Around Kick-off Gala on January 24. Hosted at the Victoria Conference Centre, this elegant affair offers the opportunity to savour mouth-watering samples from over 50 participating restaurants.

If you’re a serious foodie, you’ll want to take an advance peek at the menus and plan to try as many of Victoria’s top spots as possible over the 15 days. Here’s a quick guide to experiencing Dine Around & Stay in Town Victoria:

1. BOOK

Book your culinary getaway between January 25 and February 10 and beat the romance crowd for an early Valentine’s Day celebration. Discover some incredible deals on accommodation here.

10 Acres burger

2. RESERVE

Reserve your table now that your getaway countdown is on! Planning is key to ensure you can indulge on as many dishes as possible in your time here. Ensure a table at the restaurants that intrigue you most by simply calling or booking a reservation online. Easily make a reservation and view participating restaurants here.

Victoria Distillers

3. CELEBRATE

Attend the Dine Around Kick-off Gala and embark on a gastrointestinal journey as you sample bites from over 50 participating restaurants! This event also offers a chance to converse with chefs and beverage providers about menus, flavours and local fare. Foodie or not, this event is one to be experienced! You can purchase your tickets to the Dine Around Gala ahead of time here.

4. PACK

Bring your little black dress or sensible khakis (this is Vancouver Island after all) to play dress up for the Dine Around Gala and to dine at some of Canada’s finest restaurants! If you plan to walk off the decadent indulgences, bring your walking shoes and some comfortable weather-resistant attire so you can hit Canada’s most walkable city!

The Fairmont Empress

5. SHARE…

Share your experience! Don’t worry, we aren’t talking about your food. Share your drool-worthy shots on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook and make sure you tag @tourismvictoria and use #DineAroundYYJ so we can follow along your culinary journey.

Image by @viranlly via Instagram

PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS AND MENUS: 

 

$20 MENU

Varsha Indian Kitchen

Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub

Browns Socialhouse

Smuggler’s Cover Pub

Bartholomew’s

 

$30 MENU

Zambri’s

E:NE Raw Food & Sake Bar

The Pacific Restaurant

Marina Restaurant

Millos Greek Restaurant & Lounge

The Beach House

Six Mile Pub & Eatery

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria

Irish Times Pub

Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub

Steamship Grill & Bar

Lure Restaurant & Bar

Ferris’ Oyster Bar and Grill

Browns Socialhouse

The Flying Pig

Bartholomew’s English-Style Pub

Harbour House Restaurant 

Blue Crab Seafood House

Perro Negro

Lot 1 Pasta Bar

The Livet Eatery

 

$40 MENU

Zambri’s

Bella

The Courtney Room

E:NE Raw Food & Sake Bar

The Pacific Restaurant

Agrius Restaurant

Millos Greek Restaurant & Lounge

Varsha Indian Kitchen

Glo Restaurant + Lounge

Six Mile Pub & Eatery

Senzushi Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar

Varsha Indian Kitchen

Spinnakers Gastro Pub

LURE Restaurant & Bar

Fire & Water Fish and Chop House

Ferris’ Oyster Bar and Grill

Keg Steakhouse + Bar

Browns Socialhouse

The Flying Pig 

Q at the Empress

Harbour House Restaurant

Blue Crab Seafood House

Finn’s Harbourfront Restaurant & Oyster Bar

Haro’s Restaurant + Bar

Little Jumbo Restaurant & Bar

OLO Restaurant 

 

$50 MENU

Agrius Restaurant

Blue Crab Seafood House

E:NE Raw Food & Sake Bar

LURE Restaurant & Bar

Marina Restaurant

OLO Restaurant

The Beach House

The Courtney Room