A few ideas of where to enjoy a sumptuous meal around Christmas in downtown Victoria.

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Just because you’re away from home during the holidays doesn’t mean you need to miss out on a great Christmas dinner.

Whether you’re after traditional turkey, contemporary west-coast fare or something totally unique, you’ll find what you’re looking for at one of Victoria’s great restaurants and markets.

 

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10 ACRES COMMONS

DECEMBER 25 | 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

Open for Christmas Day dinner, enjoy a set three-course menu of fresh flavours and offerings. With many ingredients coming directly from the 10 Acres farm on the Saanich Peninsula, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more locally sourced spread.

 

FAIRMONT EMPRESS

DECEMBER 24 | 5:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

DECEMBER 25 | 4:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

This year the Fairmont Empress Hotel is offering a 4-course dinner with optional wine pairings on Christmas eve. On Christmas day, you can either enjoy a 5-course plated dinner or opt for the lavish buffet in the Crystal Ballroom.

 

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BARTHOLOMEW’S ENGLISH-STYLE PUB

DECEMBER 25 | 4:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

Dinner at Bartholomew’s English-Style Pub is always a cheery experience! Get there early and grab a cozy table. Choices for a three-course dinner include slow roasted turkey breast with all the fixings, glazed ham or vegetable lasagna, plus pumpkin pie for dessert. No more reservations – drop in only! 

 

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THE COURTNEY ROOM

DECEMBER 24 | 11:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M, 3:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. 

DECEMBER 25 | 6:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M., 3:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

The Courtney Room will be open for brunch on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Alternately, join them for a three-course dinner full of fresh, west coast flavours.

 

HOTEL GRAND PACIFIC

DECEMBER 24 & 25 | 3:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M.

Make your Christmas grand with dinner at the Pacific Restaurant. They will be serving up a savoury three-course feast that is perfect for those that are looking to skip the hassle of a home cooked meal.

 

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NAUTICAL NELLIES STEAK & SEAFOOD HOUSE

DECEMBER 25 | 3:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

A bountiful oyster bar and a great location near Victoria’s Inner Harbour make a visit to Nautical Nellies Steak & Seafood House a great choice for dinner. Choose between a classic turkey dinner or opt for a more west coast inspired entrée featuring fresh seafood for your Christmas meal this year.

 

INN AT LAUREL POINT

DECEMBER 25 | 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Spend your Christmas morning enjoying a delicious holiday brunch on the waterfront at the Inn at Laurel point’s newly renovated Aura Restaurant. With limited seatings between 10 AM and 2 PM, make sure to reserve soon!

 

 

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