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Legislative Dining Room

614 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2L8, Canada
387 3959
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (55 reviews)
“cheese scone” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
614 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2L8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The locals don't even seem to know about this one! But the Legislative Dining Room was superb. I received the best treatment of any restaurant I had visited during my time in Victoria. After going through a quick security screening upon entering, I received a...More

Thank AppalachianAppetite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We happened upon the information that this dining room was available to the public for breakfast and lunch. The next day we had breakfast there. We really liked the historic environment plus well priced, good food. We highly recommend this restaurant for a unique experience...More

Thank Carlsbadhappy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Legislative Dining Room is open to the public when the legislature is in session. The menu varies weekly and serves breakfast and lunch.We have had several really good lunches served by an excellent staff.The dining room is more upscale than the prices reflect.The quality...More

Thank fred p
Reviewed April 20, 2018

Having dined at a distant provincial parliament dining rooms, we decided to try the one much closer to home. This establishment is in the half basement of the B.C. legislative assembly building. Not the airiest place (hard to pin it down) but it does have...More

Thank YVRcockroach
Reviewed March 17, 2018

Saw the menu board out front of the Parliament Building, advertising breakfast and lunch. A hidden doorway following the curved footpath brings you to a security controlled access door. Upon surrendering photo ID and passing through security scanner you are issued a visitor pass. Then...More

3  Thank redtop101
Reviewed February 13, 2018

meeting up with friends as we were in town. staying at the marvellous magnolia hotel. and had gone to an amazing play at the belfry theatre. topped it off with a very good meal here, our friend's idea, as they had just been. enter the...More

Thank jarmwr40
Reviewed February 7, 2018

We enjoyed a very nice lunch after our tour. The food was excellent, service was great, in spite of a full dinning room, great ambiance with many historical photographs on the walls. Well worth searching out.

Thank Old B
Reviewed January 22, 2018

A great place for lunch while visiting Victoria, BC. Good food. Great service. We would highly recommend it!

Thank Z8094XYjimh
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

I can’t wait to return! We all thoroughly enjoyed our meals and the ambiance. Capable and thoughtful service allowed us to enjoy a wonderful, leisure visit beyond our lunch. We never felt rushed. Having to go through security and wall the basement hallways to and...More

Thank trek1canada
Reviewed January 8, 2018

I visited this restaurant for the first time today when a friend and I walked downtown to visit the museum. We both had the steak and crab cake meal which was done to perfection.

1  Thank Anita W
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Bill H
January 7, 2016|
Response from Barbaraesch |
Look at the photos
June 8, 2015|
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Response from beachnerd0704 | Reviewed this property |
We asked at the front desk, and the attendant gave us reservations.
May 16, 2015|
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Response from Carl K | Reviewed this property |
I believe the dining room is open from Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (basically, the hours for the building itself). However, whether or not it's actually open to the public on any given day... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 614 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: 387 3959
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