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Legislative Dining Room

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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” (46 reviews)
“cinnamon bun” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
614 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2L8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Harold W
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The didning room is in the main part of the parliament, so expect security checks, and you need to deposit your ID while you are in this part of the building. Only open to the public when the government is not sitting, but all the...More

Thank MHH-Berkshire
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Our tour guide recommended the breakfast here which is housed in the Parliament Buildings. If you want to have breakfast here then be prepared to go through airport-type security checks and please take some form of id with you otherwise you probably will be refused...More

Thank AnnEandCharles
Reviewed 7 October 2017

You need to do though security to get to the dinning room it was as if you were in a time warp. A lovely experience and very reasonable prices, a must if you are visiting Victoria

Thank Richey2014
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Legislative Dining Room is like a private members club for those of us who can't afford one. The Manager: Dominique Boutin, has put together the best staff to match or exceed any service establishment in Victoria. If you like fine dining from a professional...More

Thank Bill I
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We stopped here for lunch. The dining room is approached through a rabbit warren of passages (after passing through security clearly marked with a green line). The menu isn't gourmet but my husband enjoyed his sir fry. My egg salad sandwich was a bit too...More

Thank sidewalk1234
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We ate breakfast here one morning, and had a delightful time. The staff were very nice, the decor quite lovely. The menu was pretty typical and not out of the ordinary. It was fun to eat here because it was the Legislative Dining Room in...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is a lovely treat to be able to eat where the movers and shakers of the political world of British Columbia eat! The restaurant had a nice menu and the tables were draped with white linen table cloths. I had the Curry Spinach Salad...More

1  Thank Susan39564
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Really cool experience for a once and a while thing. Breakfast was okay. Standard menu. Comes quick and isn't over priced. Service was very pleasant. Security screen required to enter building so bring an ID with you. That shouldn't deter you though as it is...More

Thank Timz06
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Questions & Answers
Bill H
7 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.
16 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
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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