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Brasserie L'ecole

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1715 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Z4, Canada
+1 250-475-6260
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17:30 - 23:00
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Tue - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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124 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Nice size and layout, though a little loud with no soft surfaces to absorb the sound bounce. Could not determine if music was on but might add to ambiance if there was. Decided to order gourgeres to start(sort of a popover with cheese in the batter) which was tasty though not warmed all the way through - so not made... More 

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1 Thank krayon59
Campbell River, Canada
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Dined here for the first time last week. It was excellent! I always feel the food is the most important part of the dining out experience and tend to let other little annoyances take a back seat when rating a restaurant. The steak was presented in a red wine reduction with a slab of blue cheese butter on top. So... More 

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White Rock, Canada
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145 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Such a lovely restaurant, with equally lovely service. Everyone we encountered here was so welcoming, from the gentleman who greeted us when we arrived, to our more than helpful server. We both had the mussels in wine and thyme broth - delicious - and shared the endive salad with bacon and hazelnuts, which was also delicious and plenty for the... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

A very well organized and complete resturant is so terrific with excellent service,very delicious food and a smooth and very together atmospere! We were served the best salad in Victoria,a perfectly/lightly prepared vinagrette,fresh,fresh greens,simply wonderful.Our N.Y steak was cooked to perfection and also our bite-sized cheese/ pastry was an excellent starter to our meal...Prepared .drinks and a lovely red wine... More 

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Kentucky
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80 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Very charming, cozy and warm French bistro. The burger was one of the best I've had and the steak was excellent too. We weren't as impressed with the frites - but overall it was a nice delicious meal.

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1 Thank binkybird
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Two couples for dinner. All the food was excellently prepared with fresh ingredients. The prime rib was cooked perfectly and the beef cheeks felt apart in your mouth. Will be back soon.

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1 Thank Eric T
Kamloops, Canada
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The place was packed so I sat at the bar and the waiter was so good to me and the atmosphere was alive. I order the duck which I have never had on it's own before and it was so good. Ended up meeting some really nice people while I was there and thoroughly enjoyed myself

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1 Thank LisasOpinion
Costa Rica
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

No other steak in the city compares. Don't even bother. The no reservations/waitlist makes it tricky to plan for a special evening. Good for nights when you have the whole evening. Go put your name on the list, then go to Venetos for a cocktail. They'll text you when there's a table available. Well worth the wait.

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1 Thank Zana001
Johannesburg, South Africa
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615 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Quaint little local restaurant tucked away in downtown Victoria. Popular with locals in the know Food is very good but a little bit pricey.

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Vancouver, Canada
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My girlfriend and I decided to try this place after asking a few locals about a good restaurant.....and we weren't disappointed at all. The interior looked just like a brasserie in Paris and the food was just as good. We decided to order just tapas instead of mains to sample the variety of food and we excellent pate, fresh oysters,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 103
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1715 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 250-475-6260

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?