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Where to Enjoy Christmas Dinner in Victoria, B.C.

Posted on November 25, 2019

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

THE BUTCHART GARDENS

December 25 | 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

The beautiful Butchart Gardens are celebrating the height of the Christmas season with lights, music and more! Enjoy Christmas Dinner in the Dining Room on December 25 and a turkey carvery in The Blue Poppy from December 21-31. After dinner, enjoy a stroll around the lit-up gardens, a ride on the carousel and a skate on their outdoor ice rink.

 

BELLA AT THE WESTIN BEAR MOUNTAIN GOLF RESORT & SPA

December 24 | 4:30 p.m.| 6:00 p.m. | 7:30 p.m.

Get away from it all and enjoy the holiday offerings at the Westin Bear Mountain Resort. On Christmas Eve there will be a seafood buffet, or on Christmas day you can enjoy a Christmas brunch or a classic Christmas dinner buffet.

 

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.

 

LURE RESTAURANT & BAR

December 25 | 1:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Local bites and great cocktails make for a lovely experience every time at LURE Restaurant and Bar in the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort. This year, a feature three-course Christmas dinner will be served including all your traditional favourites on December 25. Call ahead to reserve a table for your holiday meal.

 

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.

 

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.

 

VILLA EYRIE RESORT

December 24 - 25

Head up to the Villa Eyrie for majestic views and a delicious 5-course meal that will be sure to satisfy your holiday cravings. On Christmas day they will also be serving a holiday brunch buffet.

 

OAK BAY BEACH HOTEL

December 22 – 24 | 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
December 25 | 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

If you want some entertainment along with your holiday meal, look no further than the Oak Bay Beach Hotel’s Magic of Christmas Dinner Show. Enjoy a three-course plated dinner before you are dazzled by a holiday themed variety show in the Hotel’s elegant David Foster Foundation Theatre. On Christmas day, they will be offering a holiday brunch buffet or a three-course dinner.

 

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!

 

IRISH TIMES PUB

December 24 | 5:00 p.m. - Midnight

Enjoy Christmas dinner without the fuss at Irish Times Pub. They will be serving a classic turkey dinner along with live music all night long. Make sure to call ahead as this meal is by reservation only.

 

If you're looking for other incredible restaurants in and around Victoria this holiday season and beyond, find more here.

 

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