Aura Waterfront Restaurant is giving off all the right vibes this summer

Aura Waterfront Restaurant is giving off all the right vibes this summer

Paid Partnership with Aura Waterfront Restaurant + Patio

Tucked away in James Bay, Aura Waterfront Restaurant + Patio, located at the Inn at Laurel Point, is a hidden gem that overlooks the expanse of the Inner Harbour from an elegant, yet lively setting. Visitors can expect to enjoy spectacular views while sipping on a Zen Martini on the patio, or indoors in the modern and spacious restaurant; adorned with glass walls and elevated decor.

Perfect for social gathering and business meetings, their Cove and Inlet rooms provide a sense of privacy; the Cove seats eight guests and the Inlet seats 10 guests while being equipped with a TV. Each room features a large window that allows guests to gander at Victoria’s Inner Harbour and enjoy the pleasantries of natural lighting, attentive service, fantastic food, and an open, modern dining space. For more information on booking a private dining space with Aura, visit their website or call in to their restaurant at (250) 414-6739.

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At Aura, every hour is happy hour

Aura’s happy hour is from 3pm to 5pm daily—that’s right, daily. Stepping outside to their spacious patio, you can expect comfortable seating, modern glass decor, a sophisticated yet inviting atmosphere, and a view you’ll be happy to feast your eyes upon. Speaking of feasting, here are some of the delicious features from the Happy Hour menu that you can enjoy at Aura Waterfront Restaurant:

  • BC Oysters – refreshing, savoury, and seasoned by the sea.
  • Frites with Togorashi Mayo – Who doesn’t love some crispy French fries?
  • Miso Hummus & Garden Vegetables – This was the best hummus that we’ve ever had!
  • Karaage Chicken with Tonkatsu BBQ – Fried to perfection.
  • Cheese & Charcuterie Plate – A delectable array of fine cured meats and cheeses, accompanied by fruit, candied nuts, seasonal chutney, bread, and house made lavash.
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Aura’s happy hour truly does include all the essential bits and bites for a late afternoon soiree! Or maybe, Aura is just laying the groundwork for an opportunity to relax and enjoy life’s simple pleasures, such as sipping on a glass of white wine on a summer evening. And just to let you in on a little service industry secret, you can order two pints of Happy Hour beer paired with six oysters for $20 at Aura!

Feast your eyes on incredible dishes and captivating views at Aura

Aura’s Dinner Service is from 5pm to 9pm daily. Psst… bottles of wine are 20% off on Mondays and Tuesdays!

Now that you’ve worked up an appetite, you can move into the dining room to experience Aura Waterfront Restaurant + Patio’s fabulous dinner service. Feast your eyes upon the many dinner options available seven days a week, all summer long, and enjoy a warm ambiance indoors when it gets too chilly to stay out on the patio!

  • Greens – fresh, crisp, and colourful.
  • Tomato Salad – Bursting with summer flavour!
  • Bonito Bravas with Ao-nori Mayo – Not quite how your mama used to make them, but just as delicious!
  • Smoked Tuna – This tuna has a texture that melts like butter in your mouth.
  • Pandan Risotto – A Tasting Victoria favourite!
  • Roasted Pacific Halibut – This dish features wonderful balance of enticing textures and flavours!
  • Trout – Enveloped in a delectable garlic chili chive sauce.
  • Kimchi Braised Beef Short Rib – We’d nibble on this any day of the week…
  • Beef Bavette with Chimichurri – Rich, meaty and flavourful with a bold seasoning.
  • Smoked Duck Breast – Elegant and sophisticated.
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Sugar, spice and Aura’s Mocha Tarts

If you have an insatiable sweet tooth like us, Aura Waterfront Restaurant + Patio has quite a selection of artistic and delicious desserts! Whether you’re in the mood for chocolate, espresso, fruit, cream, or caramels—they’ve got you covered!

  • Pot De Crème – The perfect medley of bourbon milk chocolate, cocoa nib, and caramel.
  • Ice Cream “Cake” – A Tasting Victoria favourite, it tastes like a lavender and blueberry dream.
  • Bon Bons – Everyone loves truffles!
  • Banana Mille Feuille – This one will make you go bananas.
  • Mocha Tart – This one goes out to all of the Affogato lovers out there!
  • Sorbet & Ice Cream – The perfect summer treats to complement a delicious dinner, and their flavours change seasonally to keep it interesting!
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Aura’s Dinner Service provides a wide array of culinary options to suit all tastes and cravings. Their food is sophisticated, yet not pretentious, and each of their dishes is bursting with unique flavour. Aura provides excellent service that complements their high-quality dishes. That, coupled with the beautiful view of the Inner Harbour set right before your eyes through walls of glass, it is clear that tremendous care has been taken in providing customers with an exceptional dining experience.

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Aura Waterfront Restaurant + Patio

680 Montreal St., Victoria

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