Our city has become known for having some of the best and most creative farm-to-table spots in Canada. Give these spots a try if you’re looking to enjoy rustic, hand crafted dishes that are sourced from locally sourced ingredients.
732 Yates Street, Victoria BC
Nestled in along the waterfront at Dockside Green, Agrius is an eatery committed to slow food and locally sourced fare. By day you will find the Fol Epi bakery (same ownership) and Café Fantastico in this space. By night, the space is transformed into a romantic waterfront eatery. This place is amazing to access by foot or bike as well as it runs along a waterfront path that leads around the harbour. Whether your looking for a foraged greens salad or a house-made charcuterie, Agrius has you covered. You can enjoy brunch, happy hour & dinner at Agrius. You'll want reservations because with their wood fired bread made from their own stone ground wheat, tables don't last long.
10 ACRES BAR & BISTRO
611 Courtney St, Victoria BC
You literally cannot get any closer to the farm to table dining than at the 10 Acres Bar & Bistro. This sustainability-focused eatery is a branch of the 10 Acres family. Many ingredients utilized in their 'slightly fine dining' menu come from the 10 Acres Farm in North Saanich, BC. Whether it's root vegetables, ethically raised livestock or fruit from their orchard, each ingredient is grown with passion. The 10 Acres family also includes the 10 Acres Kitchen and the 10 Acres Commons. Don't forget to visit in the AM as this place is quite notorious for serving a seriously satisfying brunch.
506 Fort St, Victoria BC
Looking for a slightly more urbanite approach to farm to table with an emphasis on creative, hand-crafted cocktails? Stop looking and swing by Little Jumbo. If you find yourself downtown on any particular night, you'll likely find this place packed. With a concise and seasonal menu you could close your eyes and point and still be delighted with whatever delicious fare arrives. Bonus points if are looking for craft cocktails with cool names like "convicted melon" and "Bamboo Brawl".