Many Victoria businesses have elected to temporarily shut their doors amid the rising coronavirus pandemic, and the list of closures is growing daily.

There are also some establishments that have reduced their hours, or restaurants, for example, that have moved away from a dine-in model and opted for takeout and/or delivery instead.

Here’s a list of known closures in and around Victoria at this time:

  • The Keg Steakhouse & Bar (across Canada)
  • Milestones (across Canada)
  • Ruth and Dean (Douglas location)
  • The Ruby (both locations)
  • The Churchill
  • The Flying Otter Grill
  • Boondock’s Pub
  • Moxie’s
  • Garricks Head Pub
  • Mosi Gelato
  • Hanks BBQ
  • Part and Parcel
  • Bliss Cafe
  • Paul’s Diner by Fol Epi
  • LUSH
  • lululemon
  • Aritzia
  • Bath & Body Works
  • Swimco
  • BPM Fitness
  • YMCA
  • Munro’s Books
  • Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre
  • Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre and Royal Park
  • The Eagle Ridge Community Centre
  • Westhills Stadium
  • Goudy Field
  • Westhills Arena
  • Langford Lanes
  • GoodLife Fitness (across Canada)
  • Spinco has cancelled all classes
  • Annex Fitness (online classes available)
  • Crag X, Boulderhouse, Boulders climbing gym
  • The Belfry Theatre
  • Greater Victoria Public Library – all 12 of its branches
  • Sidney Star Cinema
  • Landmark Cinemas
  • Cineplex Cinemas
  • Sidney Municipality Buildings including driver services

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Businesses with adjusted hours/dining:

Mayfair Shopping Centre:

  • Monday/Tuesday: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday to Friday: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday/Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Westshore Town Centre:

  • Monday – Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday/Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Uptown Shopping Centre:

  • Monday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Bay Centre:

    • Monday – Saturday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m
    • Sunday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m
  • Tim Hortons (takeout only – no in-house dining)
  • Starbucks (takeout/delivery only – no in-house dining)
  • Fernwood coffee (takeout only – no in-house dining)
  • Island Poke (takeout/delivery only – no in-house dining)
  • Romeo’s (takeout/delivery only – no in-house dining)
  • Cactus Club Cafe (takeout only – no in-house dining)
  • Foo (takeout only – no in-house dining)
  • Nourish (takeout only – no in-house dining)
  • Fern Cafe and Bakery (takeout only – no in-house dining)

Know of a business that’s not on the list? Let us know in the comment section below.