Offers 50% Off Food Bills at Off-Peak Times, Donates $5 Per Reservation to United Way’s ‘More Than Meals’ Program
VICTORIA — Victoria diners can support their local food scene and the community at large while taking part in exclusive early-bird dining offers at participating restaurants across the city when First Table launches today, October 21.
The First Table online reservation service allows users to book the ‘first table’ of the night to receive 50% off their food bill for parties of two to four. The platform — which made its North American debut in Vancouver last fall — also gives dine-in guests an opportunity to support their favourite establishments by filling a table and providing restaurants with revenue during what would typically be quieter service times.
To celebrate its Victoria launch, First Table is giving back to new members and the community at large by offering half-off the standard $10 booking fee until November 15, 2020 with the promo code VICTORIA.
During this first month period, the other $5 from each reservation made will be donated to United Way’s local More Than Meals outreach program that works with Greater Victoria restaurants and foodservice businesses to provide isolated seniors with increased access to healthy and nutritious meals.
The inaugural list of participating First Table restaurants in Victoria is as follows, with additional restaurants being added to the roster on an ongoing basis:
- Varsha Indian Kitchen
- Uptown Bistro
- James Joyce Bistro
- The Mint Restaurant
- Chuck’s Burger Bar
- Taj: Taste of India
- Fiamo Italian Kitchen
- The Collective Wine Bar & Kitchen
- Sonora Bar & Grill
- Darcy’s Pub
“Despite a tumultuous start to the year, we’re pleased to expand First Table to Victoria, only our second city in North America,” says Mat Weir, Founder and Managing Director of First Table. “In our eyes, this represents a win-win — helping local food lovers show support for their favourite restaurants while also giving back to seniors in communities around the region that rely on the More Than Meals program for sustenance and social contact.”