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Christmas Brunch, Lunch and Dinner in Victoria, BC 2019

Christmas is the time to eat, drink and be merry!  Here is a list of restaurants in Victoria, BC that are offering special Christmas meals (brunch, dinner, buffets) this year.

Christmas Brunch, Lunch and Dinner in Victoria, BC 2019

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Here are restaurants serving special menus on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day in Victoria.

Fairmont EmpressPrix-Fixe Dinners, Dinner Buffet$149 (Adult - Dec 24 Dinner)
$75 (Child - Dec 24 Dinner)
$119 (Adult - Dec 25 Dinner Buffet)
$70 (Adult - Dec 25 Dinner Buffet)
$179 (Adult - Dec 25 Dinner)
$90 (Child - Dec 25 Dinner)
4-Course Christmas Eve Dinner. Details, 5-Course Christmas Day Dinner at Q or Dinner Buffet at Crystal Ballroom. DetailsDec 24: 5 pm - 9 pm; Dec 25: Prix-Fixe Dinner (4 pm - 9 pm); Dinner Buffet (2 pm, 4:30 pm, 7 pm)Victoria
Tigh-Na-MaraBrunch Buffet$49 (Adult - Brunch)
$45 (Senior - Brunch)
$1.50 per year of age (Child 12 and under - Brunch
$69 (Adult - Dinner)
$23 (Child 12 and under)
Brunch Details, Dinner DetailsDec 25Parksville
The Courtney RoomPrix-Fixe Dinner$703-Course Prix-Fixe Dinner. DetailsDec 25Victoria
Oak Bay Beach HotelBrunch Buffet, Prix-Fixe Dinner$78 (Adult - Brunch)
$35 (Child - Brunch)
$60 (Dinner in The Snug)
$1058 (Dinner in The Dining Room)
Brunch: a warm-hearted Christmas Day Brunch in the Grand Lobby with a lavish dining experience, including a carving station with all the works, created by Executive Chef Kreg Graham. Details

Dinner in The Snug: a traditional 3-course Christmas Dinner served in the neighbourhood’s favourite pub, The Snug. Details

Dinner in The Dining Room: a table d’hote dinner served in our intimate seaside Dining Room. Details
Dec 25: Brunch 10 am, 12 pm, 12:30 pm; Dinner in The Snug: 5 pm, 7:30 pm; Dinner in the Dining Room 5 pm onwards Victoria
Hotel Grand PacificPrix-Fixe Dinner$78 (Adult)
$39 (Child 11 and under)
3-course dinner: Appetizer (Sweet Potato and Pear Bisque, Artisan Greens, Pork Belly); Entree (Beef Tenderloin, Ling Cod, Mushroom and White Bean Barley Risotto, Roasted Free Range Turkey); Dessert (Christmas Pudding Eggnog Anglaise or Chocolate Cherry Buche de Noel)

Dec 24 & 25: 3 pm - 11 pmVictoria
Laurel PointBrunch Buffet$66 (Adult)
$33 (Child 6 - 11)
This event sells out every year so make your reservations early, 250-414-6739 or email [email protected] DetailsDec 25: Seatings in the Terrace Ballroom at 10:00 am, 10:30 am, 12:00 pm, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm; Seatings in Aura at 11 am, 11:30am, 1 pm, 1:30 pmVictoria
Nautical Nellies Steak & Seafood HouseSpecial FeaturesDetailsDec 25Victoria
Kingfisher ResortPrix-Fixe Dinner, Dinner Buffet$70 (Dec 24 Dinner)
$65 (Adult - Dec 25 Dinner)
$35 (Senior - Dec 25 Dinner)
Dec 24: 3-course plated dinner and regular menu available.
Dec 25: Regular menu 9 am - 2 pm. Dinner buffet 4 pm onwards.

Dec 24 & 25Courtenay
Bella @ Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & SpaDinner Buffet$85DetailsDec 24Victoria
Irish Times PubBreakfast Special, Lunch Specials, Prix-Fixe Dinner$25 (Dinner)Christmas Eve at Irish Times begins with $9 breakfast before 9 am. Then enjoy r Irish Stew fro only $10 from 11am to 1pm. Live music begins at 5pm with Tom Morrissey then Knacker's Yard at 8pm. Enjoy Christmas Turkey dinner with all the fixings for $25. Reservations for dinner recommended. Call 250-383-7775 to reserve. Families welcome until 9:00 pm. DetailsDec 24Victoria
Bartholomew's English-Style PubPrix-Fixe DinnerDec 25Victoria
Butchart GardensLunch Buffet, Afternoon Tea$995-Course Christmas Dinner. Gluten-free and vegetarian options available. Admission to The Gardens is required. DetailsDec 25: 4 pm - 7:30 pmBrentwood Bay


Here are restaurants serving festive lunches, dinners, and afternoon teas through the holiday season in Victoria.

Fairmont EmpressChildren's Christmas Kick Off$10 charity donation per child or one canned good per childKick off the holiday season with cookie decorating and hot chocolate. Afterwards join the local celebration on Government Street for Victoria’s Annual Santa Claus Parade. Parade begins at 5 pm. All proceeds go to the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.Nov 30: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmVictoria
Fairmont EmpressWinter Verandaà la carteCelebrate the holiday season on Victoria’s best patio,
and enjoy hot beverages, festive treats, and s’mores
around the fire.
Nov 16 - Dec 23: : 4:00 pm - Close (Friday/ Saturday/ SundayVictoria
Fairmont EmpressSeason of Joy Drinksà la carteThe skilled mixologists at Q are preparing modern
variations of classic festive flavours.
Dec 1 - Jan 4: 11:00 am - 12:00 amVictoria
Fairmont EmpressFestive Champagne Afternoon Tea$115Enjoy a traditional Afternoon Tea with a glass of
Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne during the festive
season, paired with famous seasonal offerings and
classic desserts
Dec 1 - 20: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dec 21 - Jan 1: 11:00 am - 5:45 pm
Jan 2 - Feb 13: Mon to Thu: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm; Fri to Sun: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fairmont EmpressFestive Afternoon Tea$84 (Adult)
$42 (Child)
Traditional Afternoon Tea during the festive season,
with famous seasonal offerings and classic desserts.
Dec 1 - 20: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dec 21 - Jan 1: 11:00 am - 5:45 pm
Jan 2 - Feb 13: Mon to Thu: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm; Fri to Sun: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fairmont EmpressChildren's Etiquette at The Empress$75Dr. Lew Bayer is an internationally recognized civility expert, and founder of In Good Company Etiquette Academy & Finishing School. Exclusive to Fairmont Empress, she will be in Victoria for one day only to teach a fun etiquette class for boys and girls aged 5-8 and 9-12 years. Children will learn dining and social etiquette in an interactive, engaging setting. Afternoon tea is served so children can practice dining etiquette techniques. Ticket
price includes etiquette workshop, Empress Afternoon Prince/Princess Tea and a take home etiquette booklet.
Dec 8: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Ages 5-8 years;
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Ages 9-12 years
Fairmont EmpressFestive Lunch in Qà la carteThe lunch menu features
festive dishes available only for a limited time.
Dec 3 - 23: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm (Monday to Friday only)Victoria
Fairmont EmpressChristmas Set Menu$75Three-course menu perfect for smaller
Christmas parties
Dec 3 - 23: 5:30 pm onwardsVictoria
Fairmont EmpressKid's Christmas at The Castle$85 per two parents + one child. $25 for each additional child.Perfect for parents and their kids. Sparkling wine and
canapés for Moms and Dads, Christmas activities
and treats for the kids. Cash bar.
Dec 15: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmVictoria
Fairmont EmpressChristmas CarolersCarolers will be singing Christmas carols for
patrons of Tea at the Empress service.
Dec 14 & 15 | 23 & 24: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Saturday & Sunday)Victoria
Fairmont EmpressBengal & Baubles$85Enjoy a buffet featuring festive classics
and well known Indian flavours. Perfect
for small office parties. For more
information please contact Natalie
Sexton at [email protected]
or 250-995-3668.
Dec 19: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pmVictoria
Fairmont EmpressBoxing Day Brunchà la carteFrom hot and savoury classics, to chilled and fresh
dishes, choose from a delicious selection of brunch
menu items at Q at the Empress.
Dec 26Victoria
Oak Bay Beach HotelChristmas Movie Nights | Love Actually, Elf, Home Alone$40Create a new tradition for your family as Christmas Movie Nights return to the David Foster Foundation Theatre. Celebrate favourite holiday films accompanied by a dinner buffet, popcorn and house-made sweet-treats. Partial proceeds of all sales will go directly to the David Foster Foundation. Films will include Love Actually, Elf, and Home Alone. DetailsDec 3 & 4 (Love Actually), Dec 10 & 11 (Elf), Dec 17 & 18 (Home Alone) from 6:15 pm - 10 pmVictoria
Oak Bay Beach HotelDinner Show: The Magic of Christmas
$99The Dinner Shows offer a full culinary and entertainment experience. The evening begins with a cocktail reception and glass of sparkling before the doors open. Once inside you will be seated for a beautiful three-course plated dinner in our elegant David Foster Foundation Theatre. Following dinner, the lights will dim and the show will begin. As the evening ends, you will be greeted with hot chocolate and cookies as you depart home Details
Dec 22, 23, 24: 6 pm - 9:30 pmVictoria
Hotel Grand PacificFestive Lunch$25DetailsDec 9 - Dec 20: 11:30 am - 3:30 pmVictoria

Santa Breakfast or Brunch in Victoria 2019

Here are restaurants offering breakfast or brunch with Santa in Victoria.

Oak Bay Beach HotelBreakfast$58 (Adult)
$28 (Child 3 - 12)
Bring the whole family and join Santa for a breakfast buffet with individual family seating. This festive breakfast will include house-made cookie decorating at each table, a visit from Mr. Claus himself, as well as an interactive photo booth from Four Frames Photo Booth so you can bring the merry memories home.

Dec 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22Victoria
Hotel Grand PacificBrunch$25 for kids under 12; $45 for 12 and up‘Tis the season to be cozy, so why not stay in your pajamas and join Santa for brunch at Hotel Grand Pacific with the whole family? All proceeds from the event support Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island. DetailsDec 15: 10 am - 12 pmVictoria
Laurel PointBrunch Buffet$46 (Adult)
$23 (Child 6 - 11)
A gourmet brunch in the stunning Terrace Ballroom while the kids will feel like they’ve taken a trip to the North Pole. Not only will they meet Jolly Old Saint Nick himself, they’ll get a complimentary photo of their special moment. Plus, they’ll have a cozy spot to watch their favourite Christmas movies and a chance to get creative at the cookie decorating station. Details

Dec 1, 8, 15: 11 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 1:30 pmVictoria

Christmas Turkey Dinner to Go in Victoria 2019

If you want to leave the Christmas cooking to someone else this year, here is a list of places in Victoria that are offering Christmas turkey dinner to go.

Victoria Christmas Events and Festivals 2019

Fairmont EmpressChristmas at The Empress Lights CeremonyJoin Indu Brar, Empress General Manager, CTV and Santa Claus to ring in this magical season with the lighting of the Empress Tree. Then head outside and watch as they light up the castle. Later, take a walk through Fairmont Empress and be one of the first to see the 2019 Gingerbread Holiday Village display handcrafted by the Empress Pastry team. Mrs. Claus and the Empress holiday team will be serving hot chocolate and Christmas cookies on the veranda, while the CFAX Santa Bear will be collecting toys for Santa’s Anonymous.

They brought back our massive holiday tree in the Reception Lobby – 16 feet of festive splendor, decorated in stunning lights and holiday decor and will reach high up into the lobby and become one with the spectacular Twill Flowers sculptured chandelier that has hung elegantly above the Reception Lobby since the hotel’s grand restoration that completed in June 2017.

Nov 28: 4 pm - 6 pmVictoria
Hotel Grand PacificPhotos With Santa in support of Children's Health Foundation of Vancouver IslandBring the whole family downtown to have your photo taken with Santa by donation! While you’re there, get into the holiday spirit by listening to carollers and treating yourself to hot chocolate and cookies in the hotel lobby. And don’t leave without picking up a colouring sheet! A holiday colouring contest for kids runs December 1 to 25. All proceeds support Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island. DetailsDec 7, 14, 21: 1 pm - 3 pmVictoria
Hotel Grand PacificCookies And Cocoa in support of Children's Health Foundation of Vancouver IslandGet in the holiday spirit this season at Hotel Grand Pacific! Each day during the holiday season, festive cookies and hot chocolate will be available by donation in the Hotel Grand Pacific Lobby. Enter the raffle for a chance to win WestJet tickets or a two-night stay package at Hotel Grand Pacific. There’s festive fun for the kids in the hotel lobby too. Find colouring sheets for the holiday colouring contest for kids, which runs December 1 to 25. All proceeds support Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island. Details

Dec 7, 14, 21: 1 pm - 3 pmVictoria

Christmas Beyond Victoria

Looking to celebrate Christmas in another Canadian city? Check out my guides below.

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