Dine in the original Butchart family residence

January 24 - February 6 closure. In appreciation of the hard work our Staff has done over this second difficult year, and to allow them time to rest and renew, The Butchart Gardens will be closed to the public from Monday, January 24 - Sunday, February 6 inclusive.

All visitors 12 years and older are required to show proof of vaccination, and those 18 years and older must also show a piece of valid government photo ID to access The Dining Room Restaurant.

The Dining Room Restaurant is open daily for Seasonal Tea, from 11:30am to 2:30pm. Reservations are recommended, reserve online, or please call 250-652-8222.

Before making your reservation for The Dining Room Restaurant, please be aware of the following:

  • Admission to The Butchart Gardens is required in order to access The Dining Room.
  • Proof of vaccination is required for all visitors 12 years and older and those 18 years and older must also show a piece of valid government photo ID to dine in the Restaurant.
  • Masks or face coverings are required inside when not seated at a table.
  • Debit or credit card only, we are unable to accept cash.
  • A maximum of six guests may be seated at a table with physical distancing between tables.

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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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