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Victoria Hotel

) #14 of 65 Restaurants in Darwen ££ - £££ , British,
Golden Soney | Golden Soney, Darwen BB3 0NL, England
+44 1254 701622
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Opens in 18 min
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Golden Soney | Golden Soney, Darwen BB3 0NL, England
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to meet for a catch up as we hadn't seen each other for years; this pub exceeded our expectations. Fantastic afternoon tea; couldn't have asked for anything more. Chatted without pressure, just a lovely lady refilling our tea and coffee....More

Thank jahjmh
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Always excellent food and you definitely wont go away hungry. Been going here for many years and meals have been consistently good. Best to phone first to check when open

Thank Derek B
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Perfect food cooked from scratch! We enjoyed a fantastic family meal at the Victoria last night, George cooked for us fillet tales in creamy pepper sauce with the crispiest, tastiest, homemade chips ever, a delicious chicken sizzler, hake and chips and chicken breast with creamy...More

Thank kayleighbrodieconroy
Reviewed 20 February 2017

. Passing through tockholes from blackburn we stopped for mid-day tea and a scone with cream, only order one portion between two because they are homemade and big, a special treat I dare you to eat two.The victoria are known for their chips crisp and...More

2  Thank lindaashworth936
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We visit The Vic quite regularly for food and cannot fault a thing, Great service, Great food, Lovely place. My favorite is the braised steak and home cooked chips. Please never change your one of very few "proper pubs" left.

1  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Visited here on Sunday with husband and elderly mother. They both had the large steak and kidney pudding with home made chips which they thoroughly enjoyed - only 1 piece of kidney and the rest filled with chunky steak. I had the slow cooked beef...More

Thank carole h
Reviewed 5 November 2016

My daughter had told me that the afternoon tea was really good so my husband and I decided to try it. We were warned by the friendly waitress that it was huge. She said that if we couldn't finish it she would wrap what was...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We had our tea here the other night. We like it here as it's a cosy place to eat and drink. My wife had the suet pudding and chips which she really enjoyed, I had the lasagne and chips and have to be honest and...More

Thank 1969steveb
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We moved to Tockholes just before Christmas last year, and are glad that the Vic is our local pub. There's always a warm and friendly welcome. The food is excellent and freshly made to order. They will adapt the menu and be very accommodating with...More

Thank LesleyThorne
Reviewed 11 September 2016

we keep going back because the food i always excellent.The service is superb and the staff are awlays friendly and welcoming i have been a chef for 35 years and i know quality food when i eat it!

Thank peterdeanmagic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Golden Soney | Golden Soney, Darwen BB3 0NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Darwen
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 701622
This is the home of REAL CHIPS, not frozen, a selection of real ales, and the TOCHOLES TREACLE MINE. the owner, george, and his wife jane, will order in anything special tat you like. The prices are very reasonable, the pub is open wednesday to sunday, the food is excellent......
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