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12 restaurants hosting New Year’s Eve events in and around Victoria to kick off 2022


In a blink of an eye, the year is coming to a close – and for many that might be a relief. 

In a few short weeks, we will gather to say goodbye to 2021 and ring in a brand new year, filled with anticipation and excitement of what’s to come.

This New Years Eve, celebrate with those you love, admire how far you’ve come and eat some delicious food. 

All around Victoria, restaurants are eager to help you have the best New Years Eve ever with specials, events and three course meals.

Here are 12 New Years Eve events in and around Victoria to help kick off 2022:

Il Sauvage Brewing Co.

Il Sauvage Brewing Co.’s seated New Years Eve party will come with an awesome selection of food and drinks. All reservations will include a charcuterie board, tasty dessert and special bottles of sour beer. There will be Tilquin Gueuze on tap and unique beer cocktails all night. 

Proof of full vaccination and photo identification are required.

  • Where: 2960 Bridge Street
  • When: Doors open at 7 p.m., Friday December 31st
  • Price: $35 each
  • Tickets: Tickets can be purchased here

Clarke and Co. 

Clarke and Co. is done with 2021 and ready to ring in a brand new year. 

Their New Years Eve event features a six course dinner, welcome cocktail, digestif and bubbles for $100 plus an 18% Gratuity.

Clarke and Co. will have vegan and gluten free options as well as low proof/no proof options. 

  • Where: 1002 Blanshard Street
  • When: Doors open at 8 p.m., Friday December 31st
  • Price: $100 plus an 18% Gratuity
  • Reservations: DM, text email or call to reserve your seats.

Chorizo and Co

Chorizo and Co.’s New Year’s event is filling up fast but you still might be able to grab a spot in one of the city’s most popular dinner events. 

The later seating is now full (between 8:15 and 9 p.m.), however they have started a cancellation list you can add your name to!

At the time of publication, Chorizo and Co. still have a few tables left for earlier seating (6 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.) 

The event will feature a pre-set six course menu designed for two people. The restaurant’s regular menu will not be available. 

  • Where: 807 Fort Street
  • When: Friday, December 31st
  • Price: $180+ tax (for two people)
  • Reservations: Email to request a reservation or add yourself to the cancellation waitlist.

L’Apero Wine and Cheese Bistro

L’Apero’s chefs have crafted a four-course menu to make your last meal of 2021 one to remember. 

There will also be flamenco and classic guitar. 

There will be two seatings offered for this experience, so get your reservations now!

  • Where: 1028 Blanshard Street
  • When: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Friday, December 31st
  • Price: $240 table of 2, $480 table of 4
  • Reservations: Can be made online here.

Darcy’s Pub Westshore

This year, Darcy’s Pub Westshore will be ringing in the New Year with Big Shiny Dudes playing everyone’s favourite 90s covers. Doors will open at 8 p.m., the band at 10 p.m. with complimentary bubbly at midnight.

Be sure to get your tickets now, as this event is sure to sell out!

  • Where: 737 Goldstream Avenue 
  • When: Doors open at 8 p.m., Friday December 31st 
  • Price: $15 each
  • Tickets: Can be purchased online here.

The Collective Wine Bar & Kitchen

The Collective Wine Bar knows you miss traveling and, this New Years Eve, they want to take you across Europe!

Their New Year’s event will feature Chef Bränko’s six-course meal with each course inspired by a different European country. 

The restaurant’s sommelier has also curated some wine pairings perfect for your travels.

  • Where: #107 230 Cook Street
  • When: 5 p.m., Friday December 31st
  • Price: Tables start at $335.24 for two people
  • Tickets: Can be purchased online here.

Penny Farthing Pub

The Penny Farthing Pub has introduced two, brand new three-course meals this holiday season. Options include both a $45 and $65 option. 

Be sure to make your reservations now, as spots are filling up!

  • Where: 2228 Oak Bay Avenue
  • When: Friday, December 31st 
  • Reservations: Can be made online here.

Saveur Restaurant

Tickets to Saveur Restaurant’s New Years Eve celebration includes a welcome cocktail, culinary snacks, an eight course tasting menu with optional wine pairings and a champagne toast!

  • Where: 658 Herald Street
  • When: 6 p.m. to 1 a.m., Friday December 31st
  • Price: $295 per ticket + 18% service charge and taxes.
  • Tickets: Can be purchased online here.

LURE Restaurant

LURE, a restaurant in Victoria’s inner harbour, will be offering a 3 course meal this New Years Eve. Start your night with a seafood chowder or roasted beet salad, followed up with a beef strip loin or Gindara Sablefish entree and finish with a Dark Chocolate Pot de Creme or Fall Fruit Cobbler. 

  • Where: 100 Harbour Road
  • When: Friday, December 31st
  • Price: $59 plus tax and gratuity
  • Reservations: Can be made online here.

Bard & Banker

Victoria’s favourite Bard & Banker will be celebrating New Years Eve in style this year.

The Scottish style pub’s event will feature a 3 course meal from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

After 8 p.m., guests will enjoy live music by the Bankes Brothers. At midnight, guests will all celebrate with a complimentary glass of bubbles!

  • Where: 1022 Government Street
  • When: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, December 31st
  • Price: $25 cover after 8 p.m.
  • Reservations: Call the restaurant to book your spot.

Hermann’s Jazz Club

(Groove Kitchen)

This New Years Eve, Hermann’s Jazz Club presents Groove Kitchen, one of Victoria’s most in demand bands.

The 19+ event will feature a Mediterranean Tapas menu a la carte with their regular menu TBA.

  • Where: 753 View Street
  • When: Doors at 8 p.m. 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Friday, December 31st
  • Price: $40
  • Reservations: Can be made online here.

Hotel Grand Pacific

This New Years Eve, The Pacific Restaurant at Hotel Grand Pacific is celebrating with a 3-course Fondue for two! What a way to ring in the New Year!

There will also be an alternative limited menu and guitar performances from Tyler Lieb.

  • Where: The Pacific Restaurant, Hotel Grand Pacific, 463 Belleville Street
  • When: 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Friday December 31st.
  • Price: $110
  • Reservations: Reservations are recommended. Call 250-380-4458.

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