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The Victoria Tavern

165 Smart's Lane, Loughton, England
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Ranked #5 of 51 Restaurants in Loughton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: British
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Description: 165 Smart's Lane Town Centre, Loughton IG10 4BP 020 8508 1779

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English first
Poole, United Kingdom
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124 reviews 124 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Parking round here difficult so pleased to find their car park with spaces. Real pub, no music, mature locals drinking here. Dogs welcome in lower part of pub I think. Upper part set out as a basic restaurant. Great efficient pleasant bar maids. 3 red & 3 white wines available. Massive portions at medium prices. Pub standard food - not... More 

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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The Victoria Tavern is tucked away at the back of Loughton. It also has a large car park and attractive gardens in the summer in which to sit The interior is typically old world pub restaurant no music and traditional décor. The meals are large portions and reasonably priced. I would not hesitate to recommend.

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Loughton, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

Nice local crowd, nice pub, very good food. Great little beer garden and wife loves the hanging baskets which gives it a nice personal touch. Only thing to change would be the many bright lights which during the evening sessions could be toned down to give a cosier feel. Perfect boozer.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Ordered the Monkfish & Prawn curry - whilst not exactly cheap, the portion was massive. Couldn't finish it off - it was a nice meal. Nothing outstanding, but filling and satisfying. The sauce was a little bit too buttery, but there were lots of monkfish and prawns in the curry. Nice to sit in the garden too, even if there... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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100 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Cycled out to Loughton last eve, and popped in The Victoria for a swift pint and fish and chips with good expectations following the reviews on here. The garden is pleasant, though set out in a rather unimaginative and regimented way, so it's akin to sitting in an outdoor canteen. It was pretty busy for a weekday eve, with kids... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

There are plenty of pubs in Loughton. The Victoria Tavern is the all round best by some distance. Always busy, but never too busy. No music or fruit machines, just good beer and the ability to have a good old fashioned conversation. Sunday lunch, perfectly cooked Haddock and chips, a prawn and crayfish salad so ladened with fish, there was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

visit victoria tavern every week. excellent home cooked food nice choice of real ales, above average prices but large portions, nice beer garden where children and dogs very welcome . highly reccomended

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London, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I actually read some visitor reviews before visiting this pub for lunch on a nice sunny day. It surprised me to find it in a lovely residential street. The outside is striking, with all the beautiful flowers, and hanging baskets. The beer garden, and outside seating area are perfect for a fine day. There is a car park too. I... More 

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Loughton, Essex, England
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84 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Back to the Victoria twice in a week! On both occasions, excellent food and ale; very well cooked/served, large portions so no need to eat for the rest of the day. Prices highish but very good value. Well patronised on Thursday lunchtimes, eclectic clientele with a touch of Towie-Hollywood wives as well as more othodox locals. What, I wonder, would... More 

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Loughton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Took a family member for lunch. Very busy for a week day. My partners choice was sold out so she went for the dearer steak. They charged the price of the original dish to compensate. Nice touch. Lovely wine and cosy surroundings.

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Address: 165 Smart's Lane, Loughton, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Loughton
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: British

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