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The Victoria Inn

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Fore Street, Salcombe TQ8 8BU, England
+44 1548 842604
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have moaned about £21 for the Vic's sirloins before but my was pretty tasteless and the chips were certainly frozen rather than fresh - they were equally tasteless. Perhaps I will learn and have something different as we still like going to the Vic. The overall bill including some fairly indifferent wine was £71 quid. I was amazed to... More 

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Thank freddog108
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Dear Freddog108 I really can't understand why when you visited us in March this year and gave us an equally poor review that you have come back and ordered exactly the same meal only to say how awful it was all over again? I don't understand why anyone in their right mind would do such a thing??? But I say... More 

London , United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The whole team were fab when a group of 27 plus toddler had lunch with you last Saturday. One of your staff was particularly helpful to my niece who was on her own with her toddler before the rest of us arrived. They sat her down, brought her a drink and a selection of toys for Esmai. Brilliant customer service... More 

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Thank SHEILA005
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Dear SHEILA005 What a lovely review and especially too as it can be challenging working with such a large party AND the rest of the busy pub! So it's with special pride I say thank you for taking the time to write your review and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon maybe, Very best wishes Liz &... More 

Cinderford, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife, daughter and I booked for a Sunday lunch back on the 20th November. Booking a must as its so popular. The food once again was terrific and melted in your mouth. It's not cheap, but it's worth every mouth full. I would highly recommend it, but you must book in advance. I would rate this Pub and food... More 

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Thank Ian D
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Dear IanD We're really pleased you enjoyed your visit to us - we love Sunday lunch at the Vic so we're glad you did too! Come back soon won't you, Very best wishes Liz & Tim, and all the amazing team at the Vic More 

Bicester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We come here at the weekend. What a lovely welcoming pub. We all had the steak which was cooked to perfection. Well worth the money. We all had sticky toffee pudding for dessert with clotted cream. AMAZING! If you are in Salcombe this pub is a must!

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Thank Jemma C
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Dear JemmaC Its a delight to receive your review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to us so much. We hope you will come back again soon, Very best wishes Liz & Tim Hore, and all the amazing team at the Vic More 

Westerham, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I ate here on Saturday 26th November - our last day of holiday and also our Wedding Anniversary. This place is just perfect, the staff are so friendly and helpful and the food gorgeous! We were lucky enough to be seated on table 22 (lush table for up to 4 people in the upstairs restaurant with views... More 

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

Dear Keegan It's so great that when guests love us as much as you clearly do, that you continue to return every time you come to Salcombe. We never take our guests loyalty for granted and try hard to make every visit perfect - as it would seem we did in your case again. It's a joy to see familiar... More 

Flintshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Around 30 of us family had meal here , was a fantastic night. Staff were brilliant. Food lovely. We had the whole of upstairs . It was dog friendly. We also went for afternoon tea a few days later. We were soaked through and the lovely manager put our coats in front of fire to dry. Very very friendly and... More 

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Thank Judith B
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Dear JudithB Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review and we are delighted we gave you such a fantastic night at the Vic. It's always nice to be recommended as well - so thank you for that too. Come back soon, Very best wishes Liz & Tim, and all the team at the... More 

Bristol, England
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here, staff are very friendly and welcoming. The food was excellent. I had the Seafood board and my husband had the meat board - both very nice. The Sage ravioli was also very good. Great selection of Gins too, which of course we had to sample! Great little pub I the heart of Salcombe

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Thank Kate1978
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Dear Kate1978 Thank you for having visited us and we're delighted you enjoyed a great meal with us. We're very proud of our reputation for great food reasonably priced, and we hope you'll come back again soon, Very best wishes, Liz & Tim, and the Brilliant team at the Victoria More 

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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On short break with my husband in paignton and decided to visit salcombe saw the pub advertising cream teas andog fire and so we popped in and we were not disappointed cream tea amazing and served by lovely lady. Well recommended.

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Thank Maureen T
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Dear MaureenT Firstly, we really hope you has a great short break, and we're so pleased you had a traditional Devon cream tea with us. Perhaps, you'll holiday in Salcombe next time - we have 2 lovely bedrooms in a garden setting here at the Vic. Very best wishes, Liz & Tim, and all the fab team at the Vic More 

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172 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We reserved the first floor of the pub for our wedding eve with family and friends. The service was efficient and the food great. Would highly recommend the Victoria inn when visiting Salcombe.

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Thank Galleywench100
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Dear Galleywench100 We are delighted that we were able to give you such a great start to your wedding celebrations and may we wish you and your Husband a long & happy life together. Perhaps you'll celebrate anniversaries in Salcombe? Very best wishes, Liz & Tim, and all our lovely team at the Vic More 

Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for supper as we were staying nearby in Hope Cove. Menu was varied and there was even an a la bark menu for our doggy! Staff very helpful, very busy but great atmosphere - would definitely recommend a visit

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Thank Wiz C
hampshirelillibet, Owner at The Victoria Inn, responded to this review

Dear Wizc Thank you for such a complimentary review and I love the COSY title, because winter gives the Vic a whole different feel. We're delighted you appreciated us and hope you'll visit again soon, Best wishes, Liz & Tim, and all the fab team at the Vic More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$31
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?