Where to Brunch This Easter Weekend in Victoria

Spring is here and Easter is fast approaching. It’s the first long weekend in April and the perfect time to get together with the family and eat!

For many families, eating out on Easter is an annual tradition. Fortunately, there are a ton of places in Victoria to enjoy a great Easter Sunday brunch. From kid’s crafts to fluffy omelets and double caesars, these eateries will have a little something for everyone. Guests can sink into a variety of meat-centric to vegetarian and locally sourced items including house-made specialty dishes.

Don’t know where to go? Not to worry because we have scoured the city tracking down all the best places to kick back and relax this Easter. Take the family out and let the kids hunt for that rabbit so the adults can enjoy a deluxe meal made just for them.

Better get hopping though, because reservations fill up fast!

Aura Waterfront Restaurant

What: Sunday Easter Brunch
Where: 680 Montreal Street
When: April 5, 11:00am & 11:30am, 1:00pm & 1:30pm seatings
Don’t miss: the ids corner with crafts, cookie decorating and movies
Price: $47.00 per adult / $23.50 children 6-11 / bunnies under 5 FREE
Reservations: (250) 414-6739

Bear Mountain (Bella Montagna)

What: Easter Brunch Buffet
Where: 1999 Country Way
When: April 5, 10:00am – 2:00pm
Don’t miss: salad bar, hot station, antipasto board, breakfast items, house-made desserts
Price: $48.00 per adult / $24.00 kids 6-14 / FREE for kids under 5
Reservations: (250) 391-7160 or (250) 391-5224

Blue Crab Seafood House

What: Easter Brunch Buffet
Where: 146 Kingston Street
When: April 5, 10:30am – 3:00pm
Don’t miss: an array of seafood, chef carved prime rib, salads and house-made desserts
Price: $37 adults / $15.95 kids 10 and under / kids 3 and under FREE
Reservations: (250) 480-1999

The Butchart Gardens

What: Easter Spring Lunch at the Gardens (includes admission to the gardens)
Where: 800 Benvenuto Avenue, Brentwood Bay
When: April 1-30, lunch served from 11:30am – 3:00pm (2 courses)
Don’t miss: The Easter Bunny Hunt and Basket Draw! April 3-6, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Price: $49.50 per person / $37.10 youth 13-17 / $24.65 for 12-month pass holders
Reservations: (250) 652-8222

Camilles Restaurant

What: Easter Brunch
Where: 45 Bastion Square
When: April 5, 10:00am – 2:00pm
Don’t miss: the Brome Lake duck confit with the demerara waffles
Price: $11-$24 menu prices
Reservations: (250) 381-3443

Earls Kitchen and Bar

What: Easter Weekend Extended Brunch
Where: 1199 Government Street
When: Good Friday April 3 to Easter Monday April 6th 11:30am – 2:00pm
Don’t miss: Sourdough French toast, Chorizo Mushroom Hash, Eggs Florentine plus a full wine and craft beer selection, mimosas and caesars.
Price: $12 -$14 menu items
Reservations: (250) 381-1816

Fairmont Empress

What: Afternoon Tea and Easter Egg Hunt
Where: 721 Government Street
When: April 4th & 5th 12:0pm – 3:45 seatings
Easter Egg Hunt times: 1:15pm, 2:45pm and 4:15pm
Don’t miss: tea sandwiches, signature scones, pastries and the Easter Bunny!
Price: $49.95 per adult / $24.98 children under 12
Reservations: (250) 389-2727

Fairmont Empress (The Crystal Ballroom)

What: Easter Brunch Buffet
Where: 721 Government Street
When: April 5, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Don’t miss: local seafood platters, eggs benedict, regional dishes, and dessert buffet
Price: $55.00 per adult / $27.00 per child
Reservations: (250) 389-2727

Hotel Grand Pacific

What: Easter Brunch Buffet
Where: 463 Belleville Street
When: April 5, 10:30 – 2:00pm
Don’t miss: Honey glazed ham and a chef’s carving station, smoked and cured fish platters, French toast with caramelized apples, salads, eggs and desserts
Price: $39.00 per person / $19.50 children 5-12 / FREE for children under 4
Reservations: (250) 380-4458

Merridale Cider

What: Easter Brunch and Scavenger Hunt
Where: 1230 Merridale Road, Cobble Hill
When: April 4th – 6th 11:00am – 3:00pm
Don’t miss: The kids colouring contest and scavenger hunt!
Price: $8.00 – $15.00 menu prices
Reservations: (250) 743-4293

Oak Bay Beach Hotel

What: Easter Brunch (The David Foster Theatre)
Where: 1175 Beach Drive
When: April 5, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm and 1:00pm seatings
Don’t miss: eggs benedict, pancakes, honey glazed ham and hot cross buns and the famous children’s buffet!
Price: $55.00 per adult / $27.50 4-10 years / 3 and under complimentary
Reservations: (250) 598-4556

The Teahouse at Abkhazi Gardens

What: Easter High Tea
Where: 1964 Fairfield Road
When: April 5, 11:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm seatings
Don’t miss: four-course high tea
Price: $38 per person
Reservations: (778) 265-6466

Vista 18

What: Easter Buffet Brunch
Where: 740 Burdett Avenue
When: April 5, 9:30am – 1:45pm
Don’t miss: Seafood platters, sushi, charcuterie, prime rib, salads, egg dishes, pastries
Price: $39.95 per person / seniors $34.95 per person / children 5-12 $19.95
Reservations: (250) 382-9258

West Coast Grill (Prestige Oceanfront Resort)

What: Easter Buffet Brunch
Where: 6229 West Coast Road, Sooke
When: April 5, 9:00am – 2:00pm
Don’t miss: the most affordable buffet brunch on our list!
Price: $25.00 per adult / $12.50 per child
Reservations: 778-425-0888

Can’t make it on Sunday? Want to try something a little different? Head to the Ukrainian Church in Esquimalt for the Easter Bake Sale.

St. George Ukrainian Orthodox Church

What: Ukrainian Easter Bake Sale
Where: 1100 Colville Road
When: Sat, April 4th 10:00 – 2:00pm
Don’t miss: Ukrainian Easter Breads (Paskas and babkas), Baking, Perogies, Cabbage Rolls, Fresh Kobasa and hot lunch
Price: Free admission
Reservations: not required


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Holly Brooke is a true B.C. gal. Having lived on the west coast most of her life, except for several years in the Kootenay's where she canoed and fished and lived in a tipi, she's very much at home outdoors and in the kitchen. ...

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