We are pleased to recommend these local businesses to our guests visiting Victoria BC. They include restaurants, tours, attractions and activities. All locations are shown on our map of southern Vancouver Island.
Please let them know that you visited them upon recommendation by Victoria's Finest B&Bs.
The Tapa Bar
Website: The Tapa Bar
Food for Sharing - The Tapa Bar offers a fun, lively eclectic atmosphere that compliments the latin-inspired tapas menu.
Tucked away in a quaint area of Trounce Alley this little establishment is a hidden gem that mostly locals frequent. Sitting on the outer deck makes you feel as if you have been transported to a unique little eatery in Europe.
620 Trounce Alley, Victoria, V8Z 7R.
Ogden Point Café
Tremendous views over a unique working sea harbour setting and history.
Food features leading-edge/restaurant fare (pastas, bagels, vegetarian and diabetic dishes). Almost all offerings are baked and prepared right on the premises from our secret recipes.
Waterfront location, excellent food and friendly staff. Licensed. Open daily.
199 Dallas Road, Victoria, V8V 1A1.
We specialize in fresh, local produce, meats and seafood. Over the years we have built up a network of small, independent farmers and growers on Vancouver Island who are produce unique and delicious ingredients which are not available anywhere else in the world."
Candlelight, soft blues & jazz and talented staff supply the atmosphere. Savour our extensive wine list with truly great and affordable wine.
45 Bastion Square, Victoria, V8W 1J1.
Church and State Wines
Experience BC's #3 ranked winery just moments from Butchart Gardens. Sample our award-winning wines at the wrap-around tasting bar, enjoy lunch on the patio overlooking the vines featuring our ever-changing menu focussed on local and organic ingredients, or stroll through the vineyards while enjoying dessert made in-house by our Chef.
1445 Benvenuto Avenue, Brentwood Bay, V8M 1J5.
White Heather Tea Room
Our afternoon teas, especially our best selling “Big Muckle Great Tea for Two” offer a delicious selection of scones , tea sandwiches and other savoury treats as well as a selection of mouth-watering treats.
We constantly hear from our customers how delighted they are with the quality and freshness of our food which is prepared in-house, even the preserves and sweet cream.
When tea is in order White Heather is the place to go. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am until 5 pm. "Tea at the White Heather No matter the weather Brings comfort and joy to the soul. Our laughter is free And we guarantee You’ll be a lot cuddlier When you leave!"
1885 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria, V8R 1C6.
Blue's Bayou Cafe
Summer visitors can lounge all afternoon on the impressive oceanfront deck which is bigger than the restaurants interior. Canal Street Jazz sets the tone and suddenly the day stretches out, languid as life on the bayou. Lights adorn the patio and on Saturday nights you can sit outside to watch the sunset and the fireworks that follow launched from nearby Butchart Gardens. In winter, diners can huddle inside to track the rain and fog as it settles over the bay.
A whimsical touch is that the bad news (the bill) is tucked into a kind of diners guest book where you can delight in gustatory commentary that reflects Blues diverse clientele. Open from 11:30 daily.
899 Marchant Road, Brentwood Bay, V8M 1B5
Cafe Brio Restaurant
Phone: (250) 383-0009
Cafe Brio serves fine West Coast contemporary food with a Tuscan hint, under the watchful eye of Chef Lawrence Munn. Only the freshest, local, certified organic produce available, is used whenever possible.
Our menu changes with the seasons of the year, with minor changes in between. In this way, we are able to offer our guests a constant source of the freshest quality foods available as well as a variety of seasonal choices.
944 Fort Street, Victoria, V8V 3K2.
Fiamos is for lovers
... food lovers – unpretentious rustic Italian, French, Spanish and Mediterranean elements added for extra flavour.
... wine lovers- favourite BC vintages.
For those who love life- we offer three rooms – an up-beat bar, a quieter dining room and a mezzanine for large groups.
You'll feel like you're on top of the world while you enjoy the rustic Italian menu in the Tuscan tradition at Fiamo. Closed Monday.
515 Yates Street, Victoria
Victoria Butterfly Gardens were designed and built specifically to showcase the life cycle and free flight of tropical butterflies and moths. The 12,000 sq ft enclosure is a riot of tropical colour, aromas and personalities.
See 3,000 butterflies in flight in a riot of tropical colour - also moths, flamingoes, tropical birds, koi, tortoises and frogs.
1461 Benvenuto Avenue, Brentwood Bay, V8M 1R3
The Beagle Pub
The Beagle Pub in Cook Street Village is unpretentious, busy, and offers an extensive menu - from appetizers to entrées, traditional pub fare to signature salads. The menu has something to offer everyone for every occasion. We have a fine drink selection starting with an array of 20 types of draught – most micro brews, an extensive list of whiskies, and a great selection of martinis, shooters as well as wine by the glass. With daily food & drink specials, this is a sport friendly Pub that has 6 Plasma’s to catch the action, a pool table, a dart board, and an electronic golf game.
301 Cook Street, Victoria, V8V 3X5.
Eagle Wing Tours
Canada's 1st Carbon Neutral Eco Whale Watching Tour Company
Eagle Wing Tours is a locally owned and family operated marine adventure eco-tourism company. Based in their floating sales office and interpretive centre at the historic Fisherman's Wharf in the Inner Harbour, Eagle Wing offers a premium experience for travelers demanding more. Rated Victoria's #1 attraction & activity on Trip Advisor since 2007!
Fisherman's Wharf Pier #2 next to Jackson's Ice cream, near 12 Erie Street, Victoria, V8V 4X5.
Ross Bay Pub
Enjoy hand-selected wines, craft beers and martinis and perhaps watch sports on the big screen in our Fairfield neighbourhood pub. The menu includes small and shared plates, salads, sandwiches and soups, burgers and pasta, and great pub fare.
"You don't have to go out fine dining for fine food."
1516 Fairfield Road, Victoria, V8S 1G1
Moka House Coffee
Moka House in the lively and trendy Cook Street Village offers an outdoor patio and indoor fireplace with comfy chairs and a friendly, neighbourhood atmosphere.
Relax as you enjoy superb quality specialty espresso and espresso base drinks, 100% Arabica coffee beans and organic, bird-friendly and certified fair-trade beans. Tempt yourself with their selection of decadent specialty cakes, baked goods, savory items, hot soup, deli sandwiches and grilled paninis.
Open 6am until midnight 7 days each week.
345 Cook Street, Victoria.
Heron Rock Bistro-Restaurant
Heron Rock Bistro has quickly become one of James Bay's and Victoria's Best. Offering local lamb, duck, seafood, beers and wines.
Heron Rock Bistro serves excellent food at breakfast, lunch, and dinner 7 days a week at a reasonable price in a great neighbourhood atmosphere.
9:00am-10:00pm 7 days a week at the corner of Croft and Simcoe Streets.
#4-435 Simcoe Street, Victoria, V8V 4T4
Harbour Air Seaplanes
Harbour Air offers frequent scheduled flights connecting Vancouver, Richmond (YVR), Langley, Victoria, Nanaimo, and the Gulf Islands. Several exciting adventure tours are available from downtown Victoria or Vancouver, and private charters are available to get you to many popular and remote coastal destination.
Just book, board, and fly... It’s that simple! For reservations contact your B&B host or call Harbour Air direct at 1-800 665.0212.
950 Wharf Street, Victoria.
Recommendations of hospitality partners on a visit to Victoria BC.