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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%
Travellers talk about
“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 yesterday

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 5 weeks ago

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 13 February 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 7 February 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 23 January 2018

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

Thank Z8094XYjimh
Reviewed 16 January 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 9 January 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
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited this charming and elegant “Dining Room” during our short stay in Victoria. This is one of the most exclusive and well hidden places to enjoy good food and excellent service at unbeatable prices. The name does not really do it...More

1  Thank Andrew V
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Like many residents of Victoria I rarely actually visit the Parliament Buildings, but I have found the very best reason to do so - the Legislative dining room. Casual but refined, starched white table cloths, substantial cutlery, wood paneled walls and historic photos make this...More

Thank casjazz
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Has been a while and had one in our party from the U.S, thought it might be cool to visit the ledge dining room. It was. The entrance through security a bit awkward but once in the Dining Room all went well. Wish we had...More

1  Thank Harold W
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Bill H
8 January 2016|
Response from Barbaraesch |
Look at the photos
8 June 2015|
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Response from beachnerd0704 | Reviewed this property |
We asked at the front desk, and the attendant gave us reservations.
17 May 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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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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