Dine in or take out: Victoria restaurants celebrating New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

December 29th, 2020

A lot of Victoria restaurants are offering New Year’s Eve dinners and New Year’s Day brunch: for dine in or take out. Here are a few ways to celebrate:

The Collective Wine Bar

The Collective Wine Bar is offering a four-course dining experience on Thursday December 31.

Click here to get your tickets

They offer vegan options.


Finn's Restaurant

What a better way to say goodbye to 2020 than with dinner at Finn's, with one of the best views in Victoria.

They will be having their regular menu available and will be serving alcohol until 10 pm, closing at 11 pm, as per the guidelines set out by the Provincial Health Order.

Book your table here or call 250-360-1808 to reserve.


Cafe Mexico

A 4 course menu prepared by Chef Josue to showcase the amazing flavors of Mexican cuisine. Maiiz Nixtamal is supplying some authentic ingredients so stay tuned for their menu release!

Dinner is $55/per person including a glass of bubbly for the countdown at 10pm. Reserve your table and receive a free gift pack! Call now to secure your table while seats are still available! 778-265-7880.


The Courtney Room

Whether you are looking for a fine dining evening or a good cocktail, the Courtney Room is a great place to enjoy every last moment of 2020.

The Courtney Room will be doing a specialty eight course dinner menu. $100 plus tax and grat per person.

Book your table here or call call 250-490-9040 to make your reservation.


Canoe Brewpub

Ring in the New Year with a specially curated 3-course meal for you and your bubble at Canoe!

Your evening will include an exclusive table for you and your bubble and a specially curated 3-course meal. With a variety of options to choose from for each course, this menu was designed by Executive Chef, Sam Harris by using local ingredients designed to nourish with flare! Wine pairings, while not included in the ticket price, will be provided alongside your menu.

Reserve your table and purchase your ticket today.


Lure Restaurant & Bar

Lure will be offering a New Year's Eve Three-Course Dinner on December 31.

Call for reservations 250-360-5873.



The Hallway

Entree, appies, and cocktail specials all night. 2 seatings: 5 pm and 7 pm on December 31.

Call 778-265-89-88 to book your table.

New Year's Day Brunch will be also available at The Hallway.

Book your table


House of Boateng

Virtual cooking class and dinner party with Chef Castro. Learn the secret behind his 2020 winning dish for The Great Canadian Kitchen Party. This safe Virtual event will include some special guest appearances.

To complete your experience you can also order appetizers to snack on while cooking with Chef Castro and desserts for after. This two hour event will leave you enough time to ring in the New Year in style with Vancouver Island's very best sparkling from Unsworth Vineyard Charme de L'ile Rose

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Agrius Restaurant

Agrius Holiday Dinner for two. Pick up, reheat and enjoy at home.

Roasted Pork Loin with Mincemeat Sauce Sauerkraut & Potato Pierogies Roasted Squash Kale Salad Braised Red Cabbage

You can preorder your holiday dinner to enjoy on December 31st here. Limited quantities.


Wandering Mollusk

Wandering Mollusk just launched a new line of Vancouver Island Seafood Boil Buckets. Starting with the West Coast Inspired Dungeness Crab boil, these buckets are perfect for the holidays especially as we are needing to spend more time at home.

Loaded with local seafood, sausage, potatoes and sweet savoury spices these one time use boil buckets make cooking a chefs seafood dinner a snap.

Simply place the seafood pot on the stove, add two cups of your favourite beer, wine or cider and voilá. Twenty minutes later you have an amazing seafood dinner for 4. They also give you flavoured butter, baguette, a rotation of sauces and some butcher paper to cover your table. All you need is some crab tools and a bib.

Preorder now. Email info@wanderingmollusk.com and reserve yours today. Pick ups are at Whistle Buoy Brewing.

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Little Jumbo

Open regular hours for New Year's Eve. Reserve your table.


The Keg Steakhouse

Enjoy every little thing about the New Year and leave dinner to The Keg. Celebrate from home with their limited edition New Year's three course takeout menu, or one of their do-it-yourself Celebration Kits. Available for curbside pickup from December 31st – January 3rd at the Downtown Victoria and Saanich locations.

Order here


Brentwood Bay Resort

The band starts playing at 6pm, and they’ll have a little cheers at 9pm to ring in 2021 on Eastern time.


Bear and Joey

A great option for your New Year's day brunch. Open from 9 am to 3 pm on New Year's day.


Blighty's Bistro

Bring in the New Year with a beautiful four course dinner. Seating is limited. Call 250-592-511 to reserve.


Let us know where you enjoy having your New Year's dinner or brunch this year! Dine in or stay at home supporting local.


Amelia Acedo

Tasting Victoria Editor