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The Victoria

#187 of 469 Restaurants in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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90 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6EB, England
+44 1865 511516
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been here many times over the years as Jericho is where I socialize. It has a good décor and atmosphere is a London style pub with a great beer garden out the back a terrace out the front to people watch. However, I visited here a few months ago and was greeted by rude staff but it was... More 

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Thank Melissa Q
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Gem of a place, looks small on the outside but like the tardis is full of rooms, large and small with a great big beer garden. We started our evening off with some lovely gin and tonics but ended up on the whisky as their selection is vast!!!! Staff very knowledgable and friendly will definitely return!!

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Thank Bar T
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4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I've been here three times. The first time they refused to serve us on a sleepy weekday evening because we had a 17 year old with us who only wanted to eat, not drink. The second time they asked a guy to leave the outside yard on a summer evening because he had a young puppy with him and they... More 

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Thank Kevin B
Oxford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

The Victoria is a lively, popular pub with a great atmosphere (fantastic Christmas decorations when we were there!) and a really excellent, friendly bar staff, who also serve the food. The food portions were generous and delicious (home-baked pies with salad and chips), but extraordinarily cheap; the three of us shared a baked camembert with chutney and toast as a... More 

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Thank David S
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very welcoming friendly pub. Lots of space and good atmosphere. Great beer - nice pies - enjoyed our visit

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Thank Clive H
Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

As this pub/restaurant was just down the street from our lodging we decided to try it for dinner. The food is good, not expensive and it has an extensive dining area. Seems to be a rallying spot for local students, but you can eat in the upstairs dining area if you want something more intimate. I would eat there again.... More 

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Thank bhedrock
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94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Perfect, quiet pub for a cold winter's night. Grab a seat by the log fire if you can. Really cool decor and good service, will be back for food!

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Thank Bourdain_ftw
Oxford, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

In contrast to mainly of the traditional pubs that have been (unfortunately) modernized, this place looks and feels like a traditional pub. Inside is warm with many nooks and crannies. Upstairs has very comfortable chairs in variable size seating arrangements. Outside front and back for when weather nice. Back has heaters near several of picnic tables. Menu is limited but... More 

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Thank James W
Oxford, United Kingdom
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624 reviews
456 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Was in here on Friday night with a group of friends . Staff were very knowledgable and helpful .There is a great range of beers and cider . Food looked great .

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Thank coughandcath
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Popped in yesterday for the first time at about 6pm, gorgeous interior very traditional, dark and candlelit but spacious and good music playing. Staff were superb, I had my dog with me and they were super accommodating giving a water bowl and allowing her into all areas. We stayed on for supper, I have chicken and wild mushroom pie with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 511516

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?