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The Victoria Tavern

165 Smarts Lane, Loughton IG10 4BP, England
+44 20 8508 1779
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
165 Smarts Lane, Loughton IG10 4BP, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

18th century, very warm, quaint, and cosy pub.. the inside decor kind of transports you back in time.. daily menu is on the blackboard.. me and my wife shared the fish pie since we had our starters in another pub.. coming to the fish pie,...More

Thank Nirmalya C
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is a pleasant pub, at which we had lunch part way through a ramble in Epping forest. It is very well kept, the food was good and the staff friendly and efficient. My only caveat is that I thought the prices quite expensive, although...More

Thank ColinBern
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting this pub sporadically over many years as I do not live locally. From a personal point of view which is all that any review can be based upon .I have found the staff/service friendly and efficient, the food /drinks good and...More

1  Thank pec1960
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Love the look of this place. Very pretty setting and a real vintage feel to the place. My disappointment comes at their bar prices. Brandy £3.80 a shot without a mixer. So a large brandy and gun diet coke plus a pint lager cost me...More

1  Thank PAUL N
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I visit the Vic quite often, sometimes just for a drink and occasionally for a meal. It's a pleasant, cosy pub with friendly welcoming staff. The glasses are clean and the beer good; what more could a drinker want ? There's a comprehensive menu and...More

2  Thank Jim D
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Following a family gathering we needed somewhere to have a meal together for 11 (8 adults and 3 Children) My Stepdaughter had pre booked and when we arrived (a little early I admit) our table was ready and we were greeted by the staff.All of...More

1  Thank Nick_C58
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is our local! They have a great outside space good for families. Traditional food with a good local atmosphere. I love this pub.

1  Thank ErwinDJ
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Both food and beer are very good but at this time of year it's the garden and window boxes that are the real draw. Amazing colours!

1  Thank Ilovetobeonholiday
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Come in for birthday meal. Limited menu anyway then after ordering informed menu was limited even more. What we did order was poor quality. Daughter wanted dessert but then informed no choc cake

Thank Leanne W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We needed a venue for a wake after our mother's funeral in June. We visited the pub and met the manager Jim who said he could accommodate us and would send us menus. Despite going to the pub twice and texting and leaving voice messages...More

1  Thank Debrasal63
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Thanks Pec1960, Which travellers are you referring to?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Smarts Lane, Loughton IG10 4BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Loughton
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8508 1779
165 Smart's Lane
Town Centre, Loughton IG10 4BP
020 8508 1779
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