Described as a hidden gem, and the best date night venue in the City, Little Jumbo is tucked down a hallway at the harbour end of Fort Street, you can hear the buzz before you open the door and fall into this room that won best commercial design on Vancouver Island in 2014. You will be delighted with the warmth and your time travel back to the prohibition era.
Inspired by the best bars and restaurants in New Orleans, Austin, Seattle and Portland, this is a restaurant with superb food and a complete beverage program. The focus on local ingredients with a farm to table and fish boat to table philosophy is legendary. The entire bar team drives little Jumbo’s cocktail creativity. Together they deliver a new sets of original cocktail arrays to delight all tastes, as well as setting new standards with meticulously crafted classics.
Along the way to its 11th year, Little Jumbo has garnered public recognition from enRoute People’s Choice categories and placed highly in the Top 50 Bars in Canada. It has been mentioned in Forbes, The Washington Post, and the New York Times as Victoria’s place to dine and drink. In 2018 Little jumbo was named Best Cocktail Bar in Victoria by YAM Magazine, and subsequently for five consecutive years was awarded the people’s choice ‘Best of the City’ for its cocktails.