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The Victoria Tavern


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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165 Smart's Lane Town Centre, Loughton IG10 4BP 020 8508 1779
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Bar, British, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

Excellent fish and chips. Have taken 92 year old aunt a few times. My sister also goes there when she visits aunt.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Susan W
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Really nice food, served quickly by not rushed and great friendly service. Dogs were welcome, nice outdoor area.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank phat_eddie
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Great evening on a quiet Saturday evening at the Victoria Tavern with friends. We were served the 3 course Christmas menu which was delicious. The girls working there were very friendly and efficient and we had the pleasure of chatting to the landlord James for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Vincent G
Reviewed 5 December 2018

On an uncharacteristic warm October afternoob we emerged from Epping Forest badly in need of refreshment and sustenance. What a fabulous little pub. We sat outside in the garden and rested our weary bones. The pub was busy but we were served quickly. Delicious food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TrailBlazerSA
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Popped in her before dropping our niece to the station. Great pub and fairy busy for early Sunday evening. A good selection of beers, plenty of bar staff and a friendly service. Will be back

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hypnomick
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Nice pub. Ample indoor and outdoor seating. Staff friendly. Good atmosphere. Serves a good pint and food.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank HarryHarry123
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I’m fussy when it comes to eating out but the lamb rump and prawn and monkfish curry is about as good as you will get anywhere. We will hopefully be moving to the area and will be here at least once a week!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LisaJ994
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

No doubt about, as a pub it’s great - lovely little garden and great atmosphere. We felt let down by the food though. I had a Mac n cheese - it looked like a kids meal - see the photo attached. I kinda expected more...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank kkk747
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Have eaten here several times & quality of the food has been excellent. The Sunday roast beef is very good - one of the best I have had in a pub. The fish & chips are very good - the batter is lovely & light...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SueEH
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Great food,lovely beer garden fantastic atmosphere would highly recommend will definitely go back again

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ann1marie1
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Thanks Pec1960, Which travellers are you referring to?
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