Dine in the original Butchart family residence

The Dining Room Restaurant is open daily for Traditional Tea service. Our seasonally inspired menus are crafted with local fresh ingredients. Reservations are highly recommended. Before making your reservation, please be aware:

  • Admission to The Butchart Gardens is required in order to access The Dining Room.
  • We offer a variety of dietary teas including Gluten Free, Dairy Sensitive, Vegetarian, and Vegan. We are able to accommodate these request with 24 hours' notice.
  • Our Dairy Sensitive and Vegan teas cannot be made Gluten Free.

  • View our menus below for current offerings and operating hours. Reservations are strongly recommended, reserve online. Operating hours and seating capacity may change at any time due to staffing challenges.

    Beginning December 1, The Dining Room Restaurant will be open daily for Holiday High Tea from 2:45pm - 3:30pm and Dinner service from 5:00pm - 8:00pm through January 5. Reservations for festive dining are now open.

  • Credit card required to hold the reservation
  • Cancellations made less than 24 hours in advance subject to a $25 cancellation fee
  • Dining Room reservations secure your timed entrance into The Gardens on your reservation date, admission rates apply

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    What the foodies are saying

    “Absolutely wonderful vegan option for high tea. And such a beautiful ambiance too of course. Highly recommend it.”

    “The restaurant is absolutely lovely. Sitting near a window or outside with the colorful flowerbeds in sight and enjoying the tasty fare—what a wonderful way to spend a day!”

    “Very good food. Great vegetarian options. Lovely view and great service. Can't wait to go again.”

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