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Legislative Dining Room

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$$ - $$$
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614 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2L8, Canada
387 3959
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Surrey, BC
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just Go. My special curry prawns were heaven. Gorgeous with a glass of Chardonnay. The kids loved their massive burgers and excellent thick cut fries. Prices are exceptional.

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canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to go through security to enter then down a long hall to the dining room Old english victorian dining room with reasonable prices good selection and good food It is an experience to have in Victoria for travellers

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Richmond, Canada
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check it online, book in advance, walk through the rabbit's warren of halls, and be rewarded. Excellent variety without being overwhelming, although the choices invite return visits to try more. Perfect portions and presentation. Our group of four had different dishes, all flavourful. Service is of a high order, suitable for an upper end restaurant, but still friendly and not... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The group of 15 (I believe) toured the Legislative building and then we all stopped for lunch - very delightful.

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Thank grammiabi
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

This was recommended by the concierge at our hotel. The atmosphere is rather reserved. Food was very good. Had soup and chicken curry spinach salad. My spouse had a fish special that was excellent.Prices for what is served are very good. Fun to see more of the Parliament building. To enter one must go through security, provide photo ID, then... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

After living visiting Victoria this has been on my list for some time. Finally went for breakfast on a Friday morning. I enjoyed the steak and eggs. Both were done to perfection. We have tried several restaurants in James Bay over the years and dining room definitely stands out as the best breakfast we have had in a long time... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

More correctly called the Parliamentary Dining Room. Public access is limited at times when the politicians are busy yelling at each other during session. Good food for good value.

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Great atmosphere and history on the walls - of course as the Government buildings dat back to 1890's. Very friendly efficient serviceand great food at even better prices. Worth a trip. Having been born in Victoria took me decades to finally try it out. Will return

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We visited the Dining Room in late November 2016. The decor is pleasant, the service is good and the prices are reasonable.

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Victoria, Canada
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126 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Dining at the Legislature is a wonderful experience when you have out of town guests. You can go on an organized tour of the Legislature before or after lunch. We did our own thing and our guests found the Legislature most interesting. The dining experience is, well an experience. We took the elevator down with an escort, cleared security and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?