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Gatsby Mansion

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309 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
(250) 388-9191
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Thu - Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
High Tea with a Royal Flare

Three of us enjoyed the experience of High Tea for the first time. The decor along with a view of the ocean was fabulous. $32.00 each. Tea was served in individual China teapots and cups, that reminded me of the ones my grandmother had in her cupboard for "special guests or if the queen ever... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
IslandPrairieGirl
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Saskatoon, Canada
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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48 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Saskatoon, Canada
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Three of us enjoyed the experience of High Tea for the first time. The decor along with a view of the ocean was fabulous. $32.00 each. Tea was served in individual China teapots and cups, that reminded me of the ones my grandmother had in her cupboard for "special guests or if the queen ever visited". We all had a... More 

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Payson, Utah, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We walked in for breakfast without a reservation as a party of 6. I do not recommend this!!! They were unable to seat us together, and they acted like they were slammed, (even though they only had 1 table in use). The hostess actually said she needed to check with someone to see if we could be seated. She then... More 

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Red Deer, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

When planning our girl’s weekend in Victoria, afternoon tea was at the top of our list. We were staying at the Coast Victoria Harbourside Hotel and the Gatsby Mansion is just a short walk away, so we arrived a bit early. After chatting with one of the staff, we took a short walk around the grounds, which are beautifully done.... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Spotted this restaurant in the harbor when we arrived on the clipper ship from Seattle. The architecture is quintessential charming Victoriana. We made reservations with the intention of having dinner before heading back to Seattle later that day. We ended up being late for our reservation but the staff graciously and quickly served us an excellent meal and we were... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Lovely location: worth a look around the garden. We were late for lunch hour but were still very nicely served. Tasty soups

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Marysville
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The older style homes and Inns are very enjoyable to sit and and partake of their food and drink and take in the surrounding fashions of the room itself. It was a joy to have tea there

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We only went into the restaurant for breakfast. I found the hotel itself very interesting. The food was excellent, but the waiting was too long.

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Orange
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

If you are expecting the chain experience walk on past the Gatsby Mansion. If you want a quaint experience in a revitalized older home stay at the Gatsby. Clean, spacious rooms; beautiful dining room open for meals and convenient to the ferry.

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Irvine, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The exterior and ambiance is very misleading! We had breakfast before boarding the Victoria clipper Ferry across the street. It was probably the worst egg, sausage and potatoes combination we've had anywhere. They charged $13 for three undercooked "BananaRum Pancakes" ! I wouldn't pay $3 for it!

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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323 reviews 323 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I stumbled across this lovely old mansion which is now a restaurant. It is part of a complex which includes a hotel as well. Afternoon tea was affordable and delightful!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 309 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > James Bay
  • Neighborhood: James Bay
  • Phone Number: (250) 388-9191
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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