2020 Update: On your marks, get set, eat! 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!


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.


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:


Book your culinary getaway between January 17 and February 2 with incredible deals on accommodation here.

10 Acres burger


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


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


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

5. WIN…

Enter to win gift certificates from Victoria, B.C. restaurants totalling $1,000 as well as a one-night stay each at Inn at Laurel Point and the Fairmont Empress! Simply fill out the form here for your chance to win.




$20 MENU

Varsha Indian Kitchen

Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub

Canoe Brewpub Marina and Restaurant

Irish Times Pub

Paul’s Diner by Fol Epi


$30 MENU


10 Acres Bistro

Browns Crafthouse Vic West

Boom + Batten

Canoe Brewpub Marina and Restaurant

Heron Rock Bistro

E:NE Raw Food & Sake Bar

The Pacific Restaurant

Marina Restaurant

The Beach House

Six Mile Pub & Eatery

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

Perro Negro

Lot 1 Pasta Bar

Varsha Indian Kitchen

Milestones Restaurant 

Fiamo Italian Kitchen

Smuggler’s Cove

Aura Waterfront Restaurant + Patio

Paul’s Diner by Fol Epi

The Sticky Wicket


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