Evening Sip, Savor, Stroll

Indulge your senses in an unforgettable culinary adventure that combines delectable bites, exquisite wines, and handcrafted cocktails across three of the city's most renowned restaurants


2.5 hours


$200 – Adult (19+ only)


May – October 7pm-9:30pm
November – April 6pm-8:30pm

The Tour Begins…

We start the tour at L’apero Wine & Cheese Bistro located on bustling Blanshard Street. We will sip on carefully curated wines paired with rare and decadent cheese at this fun and quirky French bistro. After a lovely stroll along Fort street we arrive at our second location, the award-winning Courtney Room inside the Magnolia Hotel. Chef Brian Tesolin will create a variety of appetizers using locally foraged and seasonal ingredients. This will be paired with a hand crafted cocktail from one of their expert mixologists.

The Tour Continues…

 A short walk later takes us to the breathtaking restaurant inside the famous Empress Hotel. We will end the tour with a decadent dessert paired with their most famous cocktail – The Empress Gin & Tonic. The Empress Gin is distilled in Victoria exclusively for this historic Hotel and it features some local ingredients. 


Year-Round: Wednesday-Sunday
Time: 6pm-8:30pm (November – April) 7pm-9:30pm (May – October)
Meeting Place: L’Apero Wine & Cheese Bistro (1028 Blanshard Street)
Ending Place: Q at the Empress (721 Government Street)
Cost: $190.48 (plus 5% GST)

Dietary & Safety Concerns

We can accommodate some allergies on this tour including a gluten allergy. Unfortunately we are unable to accomodate a dairy allergy. This tour has a vegetarian option. 


Visit award-winning restaurants including L’Apero Wine & Cheese Bistro, The Courtney Room, and Q at the Empress
Sample various unique dishes including rare & unique cheese, farm-to-table cuisine, and exquisite dessert.
Sip on carefully curated wine samples and iconic cocktails. 
Get insider tips, stories, and history from local guide. Visit iconic sights such as Government Street and the Inner Harbor.

Tour Information

Capacity: Min 4 – Max 10 guests
Walking Distance: Roughly 1.9 km, total walking time approximately 1 hour.

Price includes: Three-course meal, wine tasting, two cocktails, and gratuities for restaurants.

Weather: Tour runs regardless of weather

Seasonal: This tour runs year round

Fine Dining Evening Tour


2.5 hours




November – April 6pm-8:30pm
May – October 7pm-9:30pm


courtney room victoria bc
group standing on street hearing stories from tour guide in Victoria, BC
glass with purple gin and tonic cocktail from The Empress Hotel
farm to table food on a table from The Courtney Room
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