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“My favourite pub in Birmingham City Center”
Review of The Victoria

The Victoria
Ranked #6 of 147 Nightlife in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: We are lucky enough to be able to call The Victoria our home. It is a theatre pub dating back to the end of the 19th century, has loads of character and legend has it also it’s own ghost. We have given the venue a bit of a spruce up recently to enhance it’s appearance and bring out the character of the venue even more. We have also added considerably to the drinks selection on offer to include quality handpicked wines, cask ales and cocktails. During the evenings throughout the week at the Victoria we offer a range of interesting options for your entertainment.
Reviewed 30 January 2014

I stumbled on this place completely by accident last summer. Dragged here due to it proximity to our meeting and the rail station. On entering your senses are assaulted but the mad decor which is quite different in each of the three main bar areas. I was very happy to find a good selection of real ales, some of which I had never heard of before. The bar staff may look intimidating at first but are very knowledgeable about the beers and more than willing to give tasters before you make your choice, just ask, they really are very friendly. Good beer, good staff, good location. The pub also prides itself on its cocktails and ability to make them well. I returned with my good lady wife who confirms the cocktails are as delicious as they are lethal. I have not yet tried the (soul) food but it sounds, looks and smells delicious. It does give me another excuse to return, like I needed one.

Thank Steven C
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VickyBirminghamUK, Manager at The Victoria, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2014

Hello Steven C,

Cheers for your review of The Vic - glad you and your wife enjoyed our offering.

See you again soon to try the food? Our Sourdough pizzas are pretty tasty!

Thanks,
Vicky

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Reviewed 12 January 2014

Saturday night in Birmingham - the very thought of it makes me shudder, you know, Broad Street and all that.

Well forget Broad Street - this is a wonderful pub just minutes from New Street station, brilliant atmosphere - quite a bohemian crowd - which last night even included a local MP!. The beer (we were drinking the Titanic Plum Porter) was amazing.

When you go, check out the amazing artwork on the walls.

I shall return!!

Thank Peter A
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VickyBirminghamUK, General Manager at The Victoria, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2014

Hello Peter A,

Cheers for your review of The Vic- nice one!

Vicky

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Reviewed 24 December 2016
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Reviewed 2 July 2016
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VickyBirminghamUK, Manager at The Victoria, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2016

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Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile
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