Dine in the original Butchart family residence

The Dining Room Restaurant is open daily for Afternoon Tea from 11:00am - 3:00pm. Open for dinner service June 14 - September 1, Wednesday through Sunday, 5:00pm - 8:00pm. 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.

    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.”

    “Best High Tea on the Island!”

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