A young couple dines at Glo Restaurant & Lounge in Victoria, BC
Dine. Drink. Discover.

Eat & Drink

Our “fascinating mix of influences and dedication to farm-to-table produce” has earned Greater Victoria the distinction of being the No. 8 best food city in the world by the readers of Condé Nast Traveller.

Discover local seafood, farm-grown produce, artisanal ingredients and – above all – chefs who dream big.

Afternoon & high tea

Steeped in British history, Greater Victoria has perfected the art of tea culture. Indulge in the time-honoured tradition of a classic Afternoon Tea or High Tea, often featuring distinctively Pacific Coast ingredients and international flavours.

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Afternoon tea at Abkhazi Garden

More savoury delights

Tip back a pint of local brew, fall for seasonal flavours and find culinary festivals.

A couple enjoying a cider at a cidery in Victoria, BC

Sip and savour along the Flavour Trails

Within minutes from downtown, explore rich landscapes by car, bike or e-bike. Taste fresh-pressed cider, award-winning wines and honey made by bustling bees, then dine on seasonal cuisine sourced from nearby farms.

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A person slicing vegetables at a Victoria, BC restaurant

Dine Around and Stay in Town

Join the locals at our most popular culinary festival, featuring delicious deals at more than 50 sought-after restaurants, bistros, gastropubs and bars.

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Rebar restaurant in Victoria, BC

Food & Drink Tours

Everything tastes better when it comes with a story. Culinary tours introduce you to (literal) tastemakers throughout the region.

Trip ideas & inspiration

Featured Article
Samantha Brown’s Places to Love

Season seven of Samantha Brown’s Places to Love began airing on PBS stations in late January 2024, and episode three features none other than beautiful Victoria, British Columbia.

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Destination Greater Victoria is honoured to be based on the traditional territory of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples of the Songhees Nation and the Esquimalt Nation, whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.