Eat

Come feast on the mouthwatering creations of our chefs, charcutiers, bakers, baristas and bartenders found throughout the whole area. From fine dining, to gourmet specialty shops, traditional pubs and cool cafes we have something for everyone’s taste. And yes, the tradition of afternoon tea is still a local favourite! Can’t decide? Join a culinary walking tour for a little taste of everything and the story behind every bite!

The Oaks Restaurant in Oak Bay
The Oaks Restaurant in Oak Bay

Now known as The Oaks Restaurant, you'll find some of the best parts of the past and new style from the new owners. Enjoy afternoon tea at the most reasonable price in town, with The Oaks homemade jam, marmalade, sauces, and made-from-scratch desserts.

Whether you’re looking for, Victoria’s Best Brownie, all day breakfast, live entertainment weekly without a cover charge, or a venue to throw your next party, The Oaks is the place to come.

Marina Restaurant in Oak Bay
Marina Restaurant in Oak Bay

At The Marina Restaurant, they believe in buying local, sustainable seafood. Their seafood menu is 100% certified Oceanwise. Enjoy the fresh tastes of the West Coast in a spectacular waterfront setting at the award-winning Marina Restaurant.

With sweeping views of Mt. Baker and the Straits of Juan de Fuca, the Marina Restaurant at the Oak Bay Marina offers seafood, regional cuisine, Sunday brunch, sushi bar, and small bites and libations – a feast for all your senses.

Marina Dockside Eatery is a fully licensed eatery offering spectacular light fare, beer, wine, and cider, and a scenery that will take your breath away. 

Overlooking Oak Bay Marina in picturesque Victoria, BC, Oceanfront casual describes the atmosphere – where the locals mix with boaters and the cyclists stop to take in the views.

Enjoy daily happy hours right out on the docks and a fresh West Coast menu.

The Kate’s Café menu features house-made soups, fresh sandwiches and an assortment of baked goods, both sweet and savoury.

The Village Restaurant in Estevan Village
The Village Restaurant in Estevan Village

The Village Restaurant is known by locals as one of the best kept secrets in town. It's Victoria's premier, all-day breakfast restaurants with a menu crafted by a passion for great cooking.

Ottavio Italian Bakery & Delicatessen
Ottavio Italian Bakery & Delicatessen

Ottavio is Vancouver Island's #1 Delicatessen & Specialty Grocery. Serving fresh bread & pastries, Tuscan chocolate, artisanal cheeses, unique cured meats & the city's best olives, and coffee and lunch in Oak Bay Village.

Visit The Penny Farthing for a lunch break or sit-down dinner, or just to wet your whistle. The Penny offers you a true English pub experience, right in Oak Bay, with rich, dark wood interior and their four crackling fireplaces

With a front row seat, you will be able to interact with our Bartender & Charcutier while sipping on a glass of carefully selected wine from our extensive list, as well as locally crafted beers or a signature artisan cocktails.

Go back in time and around the world at Sweet Delights Candy Shoppe! You'll find a wonderful world of delicious candy and treats from England, Japan, Mexico, 1920s, 1950s, and so many more! 

There is something for every sweet tooth including sugar-free, gluten-free, nut safe, vegan and organic.

At Willows Galley, fish & chips is the specialty! They offer a variety of fresh and delicious fish right next to the most beautiful beach in Victoria. Including halibut, cod, oysters, prawns and scallops, chowder, coleslaw, fries ... and even poutine!

"When I worked here before, people always referred to Willows Galley as the Cheers’ kind of atmosphere, where everybody knows your name," Dave Higgins, Owner.

Padella Kitchen + Wine in Estevan Village
Padella Kitchen + Wine in Estevan Village

At Padella, you'll find a real love for food. Padella Italian Bistro + Wine is made up of a small team of dedicated food enthusiasts.

The menu offers modern & eclectic Mediterranean food with a distinct Italian influence and is based on the constantly changing seasons to provide the freshest ingredients. You'll find genuine hospitality to all guests at the table at Padella's.

Crumsby's Cupcake Cafe is your neighbourhood spot, where you can satisfy your sweet tooth and indulge in homemade light fare for breakfast, lunch, or dinner in our bright, open space and patio.

Crumsby's is adorned with kids play areas, so your entire family can unhurriedly pass time. 

Oak Bay Seafood specializes in live Dungeness crab and Spot prawns. All Locally and sustainably sourced from domestic markets.

You'll also find a variety of smoked options: hot and cold smoked salmon, oysters, and sablefish available both in the fresh case and frozen.

The Village Butcher aims to provide the highest quality, locally sourced products and cuts of meat. They pride themselves on providing the finest meat and poultry to the local community and restaurants in the Victoria area.

COBS Bread
COBS Bread

COBS Bread is proud to be your local Oak Bay Bakery. Each morning Dina and her team of dedicated bakers are up early making bread from scratch. All of their traditional breads contain no added preservatives, artificial colours, sugar or dairy.

Find sweet treats, or savoury loafs of all kind, fresh every day!

Chef on the Run
Chef on the Run

Chef on the Run produces a menu of fresh meals that changes weekly, and each item is carefully prepared in our kitchen using fresh ingredients and our own recipes designed by our Head Chef.

Hide + Seek Coffee
Hide + Seek Coffee

Come Hide out + Seek friends at Hide + Seek Coffee, a welcoming space serving exceptional coffee, baked goods and teas in the heart of Oak Bay Village.

Enjoy one of your favourite records from Hide + Seek's vinyl collection or stop by for their weekly public knitting nights! It's all about community and coffee here. 

The Whole Beast Artisan Salumeria
The Whole Beast Artisan Salumeria

We produce hand crafted artisan cured and smoked meats using farm raised Island ingredients. A wide variety of preserves, pickles, mustards, infusions and cooked ready to eat products are made on premises by experienced chefs.

Just Matcha Tea Shop
Just Matcha Tea Shop

Just Matcha offers a menu unlike any cafe around. Try their high-quality, imported straight from Japan, Matcha and see your energy levels soar!

Matcha is a green tea that has been ground to a fine powder. Drinking Matcha is known to increased energy levels and provide a calm, wakefulness. This feeling is a result of the higher concentration of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fibre.

Bon Sushi
Bon Sushi

We welcome you to a delicious feast of exquisite dishes in Bon sushi. Serving high quality sushi and great tasting food based on fresh ingredients.

Blighty's Bistro
Blighty's Bistro

Blighty's Bistro featured an array of tasty, seasonal dishes to tempt serious gourmands and comfort foodies alike. Come in and sample their fresh seafood, updated classics like filet mignon and rack of lamb, and the popular box of delectable desserts. 

Let Blighty's Bistro bring comfort with a beautiful backdrop and all the amenities of a home. Their 13-table room oozes a relaxed candlelit warmth that works for any occasion. 

Rogers' Chocolates
Rogers' Chocolates

Rogers’ Chocolates believes that the quality of their products starts with the procurement and mixing of fine ingredients. Started in 1885 by Charles "Candy" Rogers in the back of his grocery store in Victoria, he quickly became one of the most liked people in town.