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AURA waterfront restaurant + patio

680 Montreal St | Located at Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1Z8, Canada
+1 250-414-6739
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
680 Montreal St | Located at Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1Z8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 557 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

While staying at the Innat Kaurel Point, we had happy hour here two days in a row. They offer a great variety of drinks and the setting is lovely. The wait staff were very attentive and efficient. It was a nice way to enjoy a...More

Thank 182jr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impeccable. Delicious. Beautiful. Extraordinary. I'm a bit of a foodie and I just happened upon this restaurant after reading other reviews. It exceeded all expectations. The cocktail I had (something with BlackBerry and vodka) was smooth and aromatic. We had 3 appetizers. The tuna tataki,...More

1  Thank orna s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having travelled from Vancouver,it seemed a good idea to have dinner in the hotel restaurant, rather than look for somewhere else to eat. Fortunately we able to be accommodated, and the staff were very professional. What was produced by the kitchen reminded me of the...More

2  Thank pow10
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked ahead to get a water view table and we were not disappointed. All of the team had been told we were celebrating and they all looked after us so well. Fabulous food and location.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Alaska ships out of Seattle are required to make a stop in Canada, so they make a cursory stop in Victoria. If you haven't been to Buchart Gardens go there. If you have, go to dinner at Aura. Walk off the ship straight onto Montreal...More

Thank John1016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made reservations for my wife's birthday dinner, based on the published menu on the website (she is vegetarian) and looked so forward to the food and view. When we were seated (all lovely people, to be sure) the menu had been changed two days...More

2  Thank DaneNY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cuisine and harbor views are both very fine but what places Aura a cut above any other restaurant we've been to in the last six months is the service provided by maitre d' Robin Bourne and his staff. We were just a couple of...More

3  Thank joyceheard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great view, service and of course the food was exceptional. Kate our server was excellent and very knowledgeable. Made reservation via open table for 6 but needed to change to 6:30 but were still able to be accommodated. I highly recommend this restaurant as the...More

2  Thank Rod B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting Victoria on a cruise ship, and AURA was a perfect location to enjoy the Victoria harbor and have a delicious dinner. The weather was spectacular the day we were there, and we had a great table on AURA's patio. We started with...More

1  Thank rj2002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aura is not a big restaurant, so reservation is a good idea. Breakfast is pleasant, especially when a window seat is available. The mains at dinner were actually very good, and the wine menu decent. But we waited for 30 minutes before the server could...More

Thank mnng1222
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319kathryn
A detailed menu please of lunch and dinner..Thank you!!
15 October 2016|
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Response from Inn_Guest_Experience | Property representative |
Hi 319kathryn, although I am unable to put a link in this reply or attach menus, they can be found on our website aurarestaurant . ca
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 38
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 680 Montreal St | Located at Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1Z8, Canada (Formerly Cook's Landing Lounge)
    (Belleville St.)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 250-414-6739
  • E-mail
Description
AURA waterfront restaurant + patioWitness the ultimate appetizer: Victoria’s sparkling inner harbour as experienced from AURA waterfront restaurant + patio. Local, modern, west coast, Pacific Rim cuisine created by Executive Chef Takashi Ito and his team. Artisan wines and distinctive cocktails all served up with a side order of fresh ocean air, sailboats and waves. Stone underlit bar, leather sofas and lamplit tables, all part of this casually elegant dining room. At AURA you will feel at ease in jeans or in pearls or a bit of both.So come and dine different.
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