Good food in Victoria
I am staying at The Empress Hotel and would like some good non-Hotel dining options nearby. Fresh seafood, italian, you name it. Thanks.
Zambri's is really great for Italian (pastas, mains, fresh, locally sourced ingredients, chic setting). Are you thinking more pizzas? Then Pizza Prima Strada is the place to go - Cook St Village (near Beacon Hill Park) if you're walking, Rock Bay location if you have a car (less line-ups, same menu). When you say "seafood" - what are you thinking of - crab? salmon? fish & chips? oysters? mussels? Fancy dinner? Or wharf edge eating? ps - we have some great hotel-based restaurants - Lure is really great, as is Aura.
I am not thinking fine dining, but rather cafes, fresh local seafood and other local attractions. Thanks.
We'll be staying at the Empress too - one night closer to the end of the month - please let us know what places you enjoyed within walking distance (perhaps 6 blocks or less?). Thanks! We're looking for casual/cafes also.