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ROOM SERVICE MENU & DIRECTORY BREAKFAST A LA CARTE
Dial 6 for Room Service and
ORDER TOMORROW'S BREAKFAST TONIGHT
Anytime before 11:30 p.m.
After 11:30 p.m. dial Operator
Served from 7 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
THE CONTINENTAL
Tray Service Only
Choice of Juice
Cinnamon Rolls, Bran Muffins, Toast
Blueberry Muffins or Toasted English Muffins1
Jam or Marmalade
Coffee or Tea
1.95
THE TRAVELLER'S CHOICE
Choice of Fruit Juices, Half Grapefruit,
or Cereal with Cream
Brace of Eggs any style with choice of:
Grilled Ham, Empress Sausages or Crisp Bacon
Dry or Buttered Toast,
Honeyed Crumpets or Toasted English Muffins
Jam, Marmalade, or Honey
Tea or Coffee
3.95
CEREALS
Hot — Oatmeal or
Cream of Wheat
Cold — Corn Flakes,
Special K, Bran Flakes
Allbran, Rice Crispies .95
Above served with Milk or Cream
FROM THE
BAKE SHOP
Cinnamon Rolls, Bran Muffins,
Blueberry Muffins, Honeyed Crumpets
or English Muffins .75
Toast, Dry or Buttered .55
Jam, Honey, Marmalade, or Jellies .35
JUICES
Orange, Tomato, Apple, Prune, Grapefruit
.    Large 1.00, Small .75
Freshly squeezed Orange Juice
Large 1.50, Small 1.00
BEVERAGES
Freshly Brewed Coffee or Tea
Sanka, Hot Chocolate, Milk .75
FRUITS
Fresh Fruit in Season 1.35
Juicy Half Grapefruit 1.00
Stewed Prunes .85
Sliced Bananas
with Milk or Cream .95
BREAKFAST FAVOURITES
One Country Fresh Egg, any Style 1.00
Two Country Fresh Eggs, any Style with Ham, Bacon or Sausages 3.00
Omelette — Spanish, Cheese, Ham, or Mushroom 3.00
French Pancakes with Syrup 2.25
Breakfast Steak with Hash Brown Potatoes 6.00
Kippered Herring or Fried Fillet of Pacific Sole 3.50
Hash Brown Potatoes served on request .50
For Early Departing Guests Complimentary Coffee
Served in Main Lobby from 5:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.
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PRICES.
LUNCHEON
SANDWICHES
COLD
Empress Clubhouse Sandwich, a Triple Decker
with French Fries 2.85
Choice of
Cold Sliced Roast Beef
Breast of Turkey
York Ham
Corned Beef
Served with Potato Salad
2.50
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Broiled Chopped Beefsteak on Toasted Bun
with Spanish Onion and Crisp French Fries 3.25
topped with Cheese 3.50
EMPRESS SPECIALITY
Steak Sandwich
on Toasted French Bread
Complemented with Crisp French Fries
and Coleslaw 5.50
SALADS
Crab or Shrimp Louis 5.00
Tasty Chicken Salad
with Asparagus, Tomato, Egg and Pineapple 4.00
Okanagan Medley of Fruit
served with Sherbet or Cottage Cheese 4.00
Rolls and Butter served with above
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Thermos of Fresh Coffee, Empress Blend Tea
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Assorted Nuts
Pretzels
Crisp Potato Chips
2.25-per order
Served with Blue Cheese
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ASSORTMENT OF
IMPORTED AND
CANADIAN CHEESES
Served with
Grapes and Apple Slices
and a Selection of
Biscuits
For two 3.00
For four 5.75
APPETIZING STARTERS
Fresh Fruit Supreme 1.40
Large Chilled Fruit Juices 1.00.
Prawn or Crabmeat Cocktail Gourmet 2.75
Sliced Smoked B.C. Red Spring Salmon 3.25
SOUPS
Chefs Daily Selection .95
Consomme au Sherry .95
Clam Chowder 1.25
French Onion Soup
with Cheese Crust Gratinee 1.10
SEAFOODS
Grilled Filet of Salmon
Maitre d'Hotel or
Poached with Sauce Hollandaise
Baked Potato, Vegetables of the day
6.50
FROM THE BROILER
Our Special Western Sirloin Steak 8.50
Filet Mignon, Sauce Bearnaise 8,50
Served with Fresh Panfried Mushrooms
Broiled Half Spring Chicken - 45 minutes 6.25
Chicken Kiev - 25 minutes 6.25
French Style Lamb Chops 7.50
with Bacon Rasher,
served with Salad - choice of dressing
Rolls and Butter
Baked Tomato
Baked Potato or French Fries
HOUSE SPECIALITY
Thick Sliced Prime Rib of Beef au Jus
with Yorkshire Pudding  -
and Baked Potato 8.50
Available between 6 p.m.
and 10:00 p.m. only
Tossed Chef's Salad with Choice of Dressing
Rolls and Butter served with above
DESSERTS
Freshly Baked Fruit Pies .95
Ice Cream Cake and Crushed Strawberries 1.10
French Ice Creams or Sherbet .95
Parfaits — Rum, Creme de Menthe,
Tia Maria 1.95
Canadian Cheddar, Danish Blue,
Saint Pauline,
Camembert, or
McLaren's Imperial Cheese and Crackers 1.10
BEVERAGES
Thermos of Fresh Coffee,
Empress Blend Tea
Milk, Buttermilk, or
Hot Chocolate .75    .
SANDWICHES
UNTIL MIDNIGHT
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A   AFTERNOON TEA
A tradition in the Main Lobby 3:00 p.m. to 5:00
p.m. daily.
AIRLINES
CP Air Reservations and Flight Information 386-
6331.
CP Air Ticket Office and Sales Office, Bentall
Building, Fort Street and Douglas.
Air Canada Reservations and Flight Information
382-9242.
Air West Airlines Downtown Victoria to Downtown Vancouver 388-5151.
Pacific Western Airlines Reservations 388-
5191.
Airline Limousine leaves the Porte Cochere —
Motor Entrance — for Victoria International Airport. Departures are announced over the Public
Address System.
B   BAGGAGE AND CHECKROOM
Contact Porter's Desk, Main Lobby. Conducted
Tour Baggage must be ready three hours
before departure. Bus and Airport Baggage
must be ready one hour before departure. Princess Marguerite Baggage must be ready by
1:00 p.m.
BANQUETS, RECEPTIONS AND
PRIVATE PARTIES
Please Call Banquet Manager, Local 7706.
BEAUTY SALON
Lower Lobby adjacent to elevators.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Closed Sunday.
BARBERSHOP
.  Lower Lobby adjacent to elevators. Hours: 8:30
a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday.
C   CABARET
The Paint Cellar (see individual listing).
CANDY SHOP
Purdy's Chocolates — Main Lobby.
CARPARK
Free parking overnight to registered guests.
Entrance on Douglas Street at rear of hotel.
CHECK-OUT TIME
May 15th - September 30th, 12:00 p.m.
October 1st - May 14th, 3:00 p.m.
The ABC's of the EMPRESS
CHILDREN
Please contact Housekeeper for Baby Crib or
BabySitter.
COMFORT
Please contact Housekeeper for: Extra Blankets and Pillows, Rubber Sheets, Bed Boards,
Additional Clothes Hangers, Hot Water Bottles,
Umbrellas.
CONVENIENCE
Contact Housekeeper for: Sewing Supplies,
Shower Caps, Flower Vase, Bridge Table and
Chairs. Contact Porter's Desk for Wrapping
Paper and Twine.
CREDIT ARRANGEMENTS
Consult Assistant Manager.
D  DOCTOR
The Hotel Doctor is on call at all times. Contact
Telephone Operator.
DRY CLEANING -
EMPRESS VALET SERVICE
Call the Valet. His shop is located in the Lower
Lobby, opposite the elevators.
F   FLORIST
The Empress Flower Shop — Conservatory.
G   GIFTS
The Gift Shop-Newsstand located in Main
Lobby. Open from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily.
Sunday hours during off season, 8:00 a.m. to
9:00 p.m.
The Handloom Ltd. - Canadian Handicrafts,
Yarns and Tweeds.
Carnaby Street Boutique — Lower Lobby
W. & J. Wilson Woollen Shop in Main Lobby,
open daily except Wednesday and Sunday
during off season.
Crystal Shop — Lower Lobby
H HOTEL RESERVATIONS
CP. Hotels Reserve-a-Room Service located
in Main Lobby.
I    ICE
Free ice available on each floor. Minerals available in same area.
L   LAUNDRY
Laundry bags, with price list, in all guest rooms.
Same day service if received by 9:00 a.m. Call
Porter's Desk. Laundry service on Saturday till
noon. No laundry service on Sunday.
LIMOUSINE SERVICE
For Tours and Transportation to Airport, contact
Porter's Desk.
LOST AND FOUND
Contact Housekeeper.
LOUNGES
The Bengal Room — open 11:00 a.m. to 1:00
a.m. Businessmen's Luncheon 12:00 noon to
2:30 p.m. in club-like atmosphere. Closed Sunday.
The Library — open from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00
a.m. Intimate surroundings, unique decor.
Closed Sunday.
The Beaver, Marine Decor, Businessmen's
Luncheon, open 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight.
Closed Sunday.
M MAIL
Check at Front Office.
MESSAGES
If a message is received for you while you are
out a red light will be flashing on your phone.
Please contact telephone operator.
MINERALS
Dispensers located on each floor. Free ice
available in same area.
N   NEWSSTAND
Located in Main Lobby.
P   PAINT CELLAR CABARET
Located in Lower Lobby. Live entertainment,
dancing nightly 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. except Sunday,
Saturday 8:30 p.m. - 1 a.m.
PORTER'S DESK
In Main Lobby.
POSTAGE STAMPS
May be obtained at Newsstand.
R   RENT-A-CAR
Direct telephones to all major car rental companies in Main Lobby.
RESTAURANTS
The Garden Cafe in Lower Lobby open from
7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. during summer and 7:30
a.m. to 8:00 p.m. during the off season months.
Breakfast, lunch or dinner and tasty snacks in
between, including Afternoon Tea.
The Empress Dining Room, located off Main
Lobby noted for its superb cuisine and sophisticated service. It is equally famous for its magnificent carved ceiling and luxurious decor.
Reservations Requested.
Summer Schedule:
Breakfast — 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Buffet Luncheon—Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Dinner — 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Music each evening.
Off-Season Schedule:
Dinner — 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Beautiful Continental Buffet Thursday and Sunday evenings.
Dancing every Friday and Saturday night.
Sunday Brunch 12 noon to 2:00 p.m.
ROOM SERVICE
Room Service for all meals and snacks available every day of the week from 7:00 a.m. to
11:30 p.m.
S    SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES
This service available at Front Office.
SALES AND BANQUET OFFICE
Located on 6th Floor. Information available on
Conferences and Private Functions.
SECRETARIAL SERVICE
Contact Miss Hampton for information regarding typewriter rental, telex and photocopying
machines.
Dependable Steno Service —
Miss D. Hampton — 386-7032
Mezzanine Floor - Room 21.
SHOE SHINE
Located in Lower Lobby adjacent to elevators.
T  TAXI
Call the Porter's Desk.
TOURS AND SIGHTSEEING
Contact Porter's Desk. During summer months
a Grayline representative is in the Main Lobby.
TRANSPORTATION
Airlines, Rail, Bus, Ferries, Taxis and Airline
Limousine Service, call Porter's Desk.
V   VALET
Complete Valet Service from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00
p.m. daily. Saturday till noon. Closed Sunday.
W WAKE-UP CALLS
Call telephone operator.
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