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We all love a good brunch. 

Victoria locals are no stranger to waiting in lines to eat at their favourite brunch place on a busy weekend morning. 

Catching up with friends over a delicious meal is the perfect way to start a weekend morning, or any morning!

Now, OpenTable has announced Canada’s Top 100 brunch spots for 2022, after considering real reviews from real diners.

And 5 Victoria restaurants have made the list!

Check out the 5 Victoria brunch spots that made OpenTable’s top 100 list below:

Tea at the Empress

Tea at the Fairmont Empress is a Victoria tradition. 

For over a century, the world-renowned Fairmont Empress has served England’s most beloved ritual of afternoon tea.

Check out their website for their Afternoon Tea and Prince and Princess tea options!

  • Location: 721 Government Street
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Sunday

Glo Restaurant and Lounge

OpenTable users have voted Glo Restaurant one of the best places in Canada to indulge in some delicious brunch. 

Try their traditional Glo breakfast, french toast, avocado toast, benedicts and more. 

Don’t forget a mimosa!

  • Location: 2940 Jutland Road
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday

Fireside Grill

Fireside Grill’s award winning weekend brunch is something locals always look forward to.

Every Saturday and Sunday, enjoy their hash bowls, benedicts, croque madames, huevos rancheros and more.

There is something for everyone!

  • Location: 4509 West Saanich Road
  • Hours: Brunch is served from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday

Butchart Gardens

The Dining Room at Butchart Gardens is open daily for afternoon tea. The perfect place to stop during your tour of the beautiful gardens. 

The Dining Room has limited hours so be sure to make a reservation. 

Butchart Gardens Blue Poppy Restaurant will re-open this July!

  • Location: 800 Benvenuto Avenue, Brentwood Bay
  • Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday to Sunday

Alpina Restaurant at Villa Eyrie Resort

Villa Eyrie Resort’s award winning Alpina Restaurant offers a brunch experience like no other.

Nearly every table offers views of the Saanich Inlet, Southern Vancouver Island, the year-round snow capped Olympic Mountains and Mount Baker.

The brunch menu features savoury signatures, hearty proteins and your favourite greens.

  • Location: 600 Ebedora Lane, Malahat
  • Hours: Brunch is served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sundays and long weekends

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