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Hours & Location

721 Government Street,
Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5

1 250 384 8111

Hours of Operation


We are thrilled to announce that Fairmont Empress, including our world famous Tea at the Empress, will reopen on Friday June 26, 2020 with days and hours as follows:

Lobby Lounge: Afternoon tea will be served Saturday and Sunday only with one seating at 1:00pm.

Please note: 11am seating will also be available on Saturday, July 4 due to high demand. Reservations highly recommended.

Reservations are now open. Q at the Empress restaurant, Q Bar, and dining on the stunning Veranda overlooking the Inner Harbour are also open. Call about summer dining experiences including Saturday Lunch on the Lawn, Sunday Dinner to Go and Tea to Go! 



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.

Reservations

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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