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The Victoria Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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165 Smart's Lane, Loughton, England
+44 20 8508 1779
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Today
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely pub, great atmosphere and a nice beer garden. Reasonably priced and very dog friendly. Will be lovely over summer.

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1 Thank VKWood
Essex
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having dined here in the past and enjoyed the experience so much, I was quite disappointed on a recent visit. The size and quality of our meals had declined quite notably since we last came here and the staff seemed quite grumpy compared to the smiling cheerful staff we have seen previously. Perhaps it was just a bad day at... More 

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Thank OhmyGod12
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only came here for a couple of beers/ales as the weather was so pleasant and it was very nice. Staff were friendly and the beer garden was lovely as it was so sunny. Would return!

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1 Thank jake2328
Loughton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A lovely traditional pub with good beer and good food. The garden is a delight, it's a jewel set on the edge of the forest and....fortunately for me....a short walk away.

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1 Thank steveandalih
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Came here last year with some friends - it was an amazing meal, great wine and such a good atmosphere too. We just came back tonight and it was exactly the same. A few of us had the Southern Fried Chicken Burger and honestly, it was one of the best burgers I've ever had. Will be coming back soon for... More 

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1 Thank Sinead O
Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2017

What a pub..I have been coming to this pub for years and each year it just gets better. Atmosphere is great, food is amazing you get great service from the bar ladies especially Clara or Ciara I think it was, Laura is always a pleasure to see on a Sunday and always leaves me with a smile. Everytime I order... More 

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1 Thank jadizzle200
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This is a great local pub with amazing home cooked food and a warm welcome from all staff. They serve the best roast dinner is Essex I would highly recommend this pub!

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1 Thank Katie L
Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I was invited here for a pre Christmas Lunch with some old friends. The table was booked for 2pm but, being reliant on the Dartford crossing, I was 10 minutes late and was told I had to order my food immediately as a large party was coming in at 2.30 (there were about 12 of us). I managed to get... More 

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1 Thank easyrider498
Loughton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Real home cooked food, a frequent visitor. This pub has a great atmosphere and the selection of food available suits all eaters!!

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1 Thank Nicmiz
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

An old fashioned pub with superb food. I eat in many pubs but I think this is my favourite. I had ribeye steak with chunky chips and lovely fresh vegetables in there and it was so amazing I have it every time I go now. They have a great menu though with a wide variety of choices The selection of... More 

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2 Thank Treena G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Smart's Lane, Loughton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Loughton
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8508 1779
Description
165 Smart's Lane
Town Centre, Loughton IG10 4BP
020 8508 1779

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