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The Victoria Pub

May Bank | Newcastle, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 0SJ, England
+44 1782 615170
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (8 reviews)
“nans” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
May Bank | Newcastle, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 0SJ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Love the atmosphere here and the food is excellent. We come regularly and so we know what we like. Wine club on Sunday nights provides a good range of wines at just £10 a bottle. Staff are always helpful and friendly. If you download the...More

Thank PC_May
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting last night for tea, very poor! Burnt mushrooms to start, chewy calamari to start. Cold mushrooms and not a grilled tomato to accompany the steak. Not a great quality of steak, fatty. Service slow! After complaining about the starters nobody came to ask about...More

Thank Hass3051
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, nice menu good food In a good location. Lovely atmosphere. Have visited with friends on a number of times for an evening meal and have not been disappointed,

Thank sallyanneglobe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst not the most inexpensive meal, it was certainly cooked to perfection, large portions, friendly and helpful staff and a rewards scheme too. What's not to like?

Thank paultwalker63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my brother and my daughter two of us ordered off the lunch time menu I had beef and ale pie and nachos to start both were lovely my brother and daughter enjoyed there food too. Brilliant value for money service was also...More

Thank Hollie_1991xx
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Had lunch here today with our staff to celebrate 30 years in business, Us not the Vic!!! Everything was lovely. Warm welcome from all the staff, everyone very pleased with the food.Wished we had arranged to stay later. Great fish and chips, fish cakes and...More

1  Thank karen jane r
Reviewed 24 July 2017

A few of us went for a family meal ordering fish and chips steak pie and a lamb shank First of all the steak pie wasn't the best I've had and nine chips were a let down hard and undercooked the veg that came with...More

1  Thank Tracey H
Linda G, Manager at The Victoria Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Hi Tracey, Sorry you were disappointed with your visit to us. I thank you for your feedback it is important to us. I will pass your comments on to the kitchen team and I hope to see you again soon so we can make amends....More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

one vegan meal on the menu. and when it came it was so small with disgusting frozen veg. no one likes frozen veg surely ?

1  Thank karen b
Linda G, Manager at The Victoria Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hi Karen, Thank you for your feedback it is important to us. I will pass on your comments to our food team. Sorry you were disappointed but please come and see us again so we can make amends. Take Care Linda

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Decided to pop in for a quick bite on a Sunday lunchtime. Lovely decor. Friendly staff. Good menu choice. Easy system for ordering. Meals arrived quickly. Nice non intrusive courtesy check Clean plates all round. We will be back. Added bonus of the privet being...More

Thank Ali V
Linda G, Manager at The Victoria Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Hi Ali V, Thank you so much for your lovely review it is much appreciated. Hopefully we will see you again real soon. Take Care Linda.

Reviewed 3 July 2017

The recent refurb has improved the appearance of the pub considerably. When I first came to May Bank, the Vic had several separate rooms, allowing for the usual snug, commercial room, smoking room etc. It was made open plan a long time ago. I was...More

Thank Paul K
Linda G, Manager at The Victoria Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Hi Paul, Yes many years ago we had separate rooms. The last refurb opened up the pub even more. I do hope you will keep coming in if only to sample our beers. Monday is cask ale day and all our cask ales are £2.49...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: May Bank | Newcastle, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 0SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Newcastle-under-Lyme
  • Phone Number: +44 1782 615170
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