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Hours & Location

721 Government Street,
Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5

1 250 384 8111

Hours of Operation
Served from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Thursday
Served from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday to Sunday


1st Seating: 11:00 am | 11:15 am | 11:30 am | 11:45 am | 12:00pm

2nd Seating: 1:00 pm | 1:15 pm | 1:30 pm | 1:45 pm | 2:00pm

3rd Seating: 3:00 pm | 3:15 pm | 3:30 pm | 3:45 pm | 4:00pm

Dress Code

Thank you for confirming your reservation for Tea at the Empress. We invite you to take the opportunity to dress for the occasion. In order to provide the best experience for all our guests, we maintain a dress code. As such, we trust you and your party will adhere to the following:


•    Please refrain from wearing hats.  Exceptions are fascinators and fancy tea hats. 

•    No tank tops, beach wear, or athleisure wear permitted. 

•    No flip flops or bare feet permitted. Exceptions are elegant sandals. 

•    No clothing with explicit or offensive wording or graphics permitted.


Guests who arrive in unsuitable attire may be politely declined. Thank you for your understanding.


Please contact our dining reservations team between 8:30am and 5:00pm PST by calling 250-389-2727, or make an online reservation with OpenTable. Reservations are strongly recommended however walk-ins may be available. Please call to confirm availability.

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