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The Victoria Inn

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Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BU, England
+44 1548 842604
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been there on two occasions this month, one with friends and then family. Both times the food was excellent and the service superb! The family garden is a real bonus.

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1 Thank Phil804
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160 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been eating in Salcombe for a few years now so I think I can class myself as an expert on the places to eat at. The Victoria Inn is at the top of my list. We always choose to take family and friends there as we are never ever disappointed. The food is always of excellent quality and... More 

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2 Thank Jencheltenham
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jencheltenham What a fantastic review to wake up to and it's a delight to all of us to be loved so much! Ourselves & the entire team work incredibly hard to ensure that all visitors have a great time with us. So it's nice to see this efforts are appreciated, I hope we'll see you again soon, Very best... More 

Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A busy pub, we had to wait to get a table, but it was worth it. There are games to play if you choose and a friendly atmosphere. The food is very good quality pub food.

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2 Thank CHILVSA
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Chilvsa - I'm glad we were able to find you a table to dine with us and hope you will come back soon. But please be sure to book won't you - we can't always promise to get a table for you otherwise, Very best wishes Liz & Tim and all the brilliant #TeamVic More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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1,771 reviews
1,009 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 897 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We dropped in here for a pint late afternoon on a Thursday with a view to possibly dining later. Unfortunately for us, the earliest they could seat us was 8:30pm so we had to make do with just a drink on this occasion. No worries as they say as this was Mena Dhu stout, a favourite with us both. Very... More 

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2 Thank GrumpsDC
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Dear GrumpsDC I'm so sorry you found yourself a victim of our own success - we find it hard as well when we just can't find people a table to eat with us, which is why I urge anyone reading these reviews and wanting to dine with us to book in advance. I promise you won't regret it! Very best... More 

Moulsford
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89 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great pub serving quality beer. Hugely attentive and talkative staff(Caitlin very good) who couldn't have done more for us. Sunday food menu was great and food itself was served promptly and was very tasty. The pub to go to in Salcombe.

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1 Thank weeksie501
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Dear Weeksie501 Thank you very much for such a great review and we really hope you will come back again soon, Very best wishes Liz & Tim and all the brilliant #TeamVic More 

taunton
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Arrived without reservation and were warmly welcomed. Told we might have to wait a while, but waiter (Sam) managed to get us in quite quickly. Food (fish dishes by choice) were excellent. Not overly expensive. Great way to spend my birthday evening.

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1 Thank floodplainsr4water
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Dear floodplains4rwater Thank you so much for your review and I'm delighted that Sam looked after you so well. We have a great team of people working with us, and it's always nice to get excellent feedback like this, Very best wishes Liz & Tim, and all the brilliant #TeamVic More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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559 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Warm welcome and very efficient service. Fully booked even on a Monday evening in May. I had sea bass and my wife a steak. Both were excellent as was the beer.

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1 Thank exeman
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Dear Exeman Thank you so much for your great review, and we are certainly always busy! So I highly recommend that you or anyone else that reads this review is sure to book your table in advance. I hope we'll see you again soon, Very best wishes Liz & Tim, and all the brilliant #TeamVic More 

Kingsbury Episcopi, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in on spec, as plans changed, but found us a table, when it was really busy .Excellent range of beers etc on the bar, great menu & space for dogs too. Will definitely visit again & probably book to make sure

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1 Thank Stephen M
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Dear StephenM It's nice to see you had such a great visit to us and I concur that you really have to book to be sure of a table! See you again I hope??, Very best wishes Liz & Tim, and all the excellent #TeamVic More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for 13.00 but arrived early and ordered at 12.00. Good wine list, excellent Merlot. Choice of one meat or a trio with all the trimmings. Settled for the beef which came within 5 minutes, two lovely thick slices with gravy and three roast spuds and a proper Yorkshire pud. Carrots,cabbage, swede and a good helping of cauliflower cheese for... More 

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2 Thank PETER N
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Dear PeterN Thank you for your excellent 5star review and your thorough description of your Sunday lunch - one of our favourite times at the Vic. I hope we will see you back here again very soon, Very best wishes Liz & Tim, and all the excellent #TeamVic More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will find the Victoria Inn in the middle of Salcombe, on Fore Street, opposite a small parking area (you're lucky if you find a space). Very cosy pub, with separate bar and restaurant areas, and a garden in the back. Good quality food, much better than the standard pub fare. A selection of great beers and the usual wines... More 

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2 Thank victor030
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Dear victor030 Thank you for your review and for also saying that you would recommend us - thats brilliant! I hope we'll be able to welcome you again soon, Very best wishes Liz & Tim, and al the excellent #TeamVic More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 32
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Salcombe
  • Phone Number: +44 1548 842604
Description
The Victoria Inn has been run by Tim & Liz Hore since 2008. We pride ourselves on being a 'Traditional Pub, with Traditional Values'.

It has this year (2014) been awarded the Taste of the West Gold Award - awarded for locality of produce used, ambiance and high standards of service. We are the only pub in the South Hams to hold this prestigious award. National finalists In Licensee of the Year, finalists in Devon Life Family Friendly Dining Establishment as well as previous Fish & Chip award finalists.

We welcome children with their own menu selection of home cooked food and dogs with their own Al a Bark menu!

Bookings to eat with us are advised as we get extremely busy and hate to disappoint customers.

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