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Brasserie L'ecole

1715 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Z4, Canada
+1 250-475-6260
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1715 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Z4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I hadn't been for several years and remembered the food as being awesome, especially the marinated olives. Again, it was for a birthday dinner with 3 friends. I don't usually patronize places where I have to line up, so this was special. However, three of...More

2  Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an exceptional good evening. The service was just perfect, food was amazing. We felt like being in Europe. The wine paring recommended by the waiter was always really really good. When in Victoria, visit L’Ecole.

1  Thank Malte R
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We came around 7 p.m. on a Tuesday evening and got a table for two without a reservation. My bride had chicken liver pate with sweet pickles mustard and bread. I got the cheesy, thick French onion soup. Both were delightful. The atmosphere was cozy,...More

2  Thank Larry B
Reviewed 3 June 2018

While visiting in Victoria my friend recommended I and my colleagues have dinner there and it was a really great evening for all of us. This is a popular restaurant and highly recommend you get a reservation and prepare yourself to have a really good...More

1  Thank MichaelVancity
Reviewed 17 May 2018

No reservations at this French restaurant, somewhat bizaarly located in Victoria's Chinatown. Daily menu changes offering good selection. Choose steak over lamb if you want to avoid disappointment. Ambiance slightly lacking as is service, but order wisely and enjoy the wine!

3  Thank djangoGibsons
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Arrived at 5pm queued outside and entered at 5.30 ....bit annoying when people behind you suddenly recognize friends ahead of you. Friendly Happy queue perhaps because it was 420! Group of three ladies in front of me got the last table. They try to do...More

1  Thank GeordielassSSI
Reviewed 12 April 2018

This downtown restaurant is always busy but there is a good reason why - the food and service is always consistently excellent. Attention to detail is just as important to them as the fresh, locally supplied food and the manner in which it is served....More

1  Thank ditavmac
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Wow this dinner was fantastic!! Live in Victoria and Brasserie has been a place I've always wanted to go but never had the chance. They don't take reservations so get there early. Our friends got there at 5:10pm and got one of the last tables....More

1  Thank 34candacem
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

They don’t take reservations so you have to either arrive early or give your name and get drinks somewhere else until your table is ready. We arrived at 630 but there was already a 90 min wait so we went and had drinks and appies...More

Thank Melinda G
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I realize this goes against the grain of all the reviews, but I have never been so disappointed with a restaurant before, so here I write... First of all, the fact that they don't take reservations is ridiculous! Standing outside, in February, at 4:45 hoping...More

7  Thank Sunseeker250
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Tarik I
24 September 2017|
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Response from 319kathryn | Reviewed this property |
Jeans are alright,cleaned and pressed with a smart shirt.I have dined here in casual and dressy outfits.I do always make an effort,nothing else will do but that is just my code of dress!!
14 September 2016|
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Response from Yvon G | Reviewed this property |
No valet parking. You have to park on the street or in the parking near by. Also you have to be there early for the first seating at 5.30pm or you will have to wait until 7.00 pm next seating. No reversation taken.
Nancy E
16 August 2016|
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Response from Alan T | Reviewed this property |
Contact the restaurant directly @ (250) 475.6260
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1715 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-475-6260
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