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Victoria Inn

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26 Markland Hill, Bolton BL1 5AG, England
+44 1204 849944
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came here on a Friday after work, it was packed! Lots of people here and the parking was a nightmare. Hardly any disabled spaces and had to park up the road. However, the food and staff were faultless and we really enjoyed it. Drinks and food were quick to come out and was so delicious. I had a mushroom... More 

Thank 982louise
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been a couple of times and it's never disappointed.... Really nice place to eat! Could do with signage on Chorley old rd... Food it delicious and great atmosphere to meet up with friends for drinks.

Thank Vicki_84_38103
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was decent, the atmosphere was good, service not the best but i have experienced worse. Would certainly return even if it's just for a beer in the bar.

Thank Paul F
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a retirement/60th birthday party with 20 friends and family. All tables were reserved in one room. Food came fast and was lovely, we shared the chicken and halloumi swinging kababs and both were very nice. Everyone left happy. Would book again.

Thank Vicky W
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick drink on a Saturday and we were met with 40+ yr old divorcees with horrendous fake tan, dodgy eyebrows and the smell of desperation..and that was just the men. Terrible clientele trying to pose with 4 quid prosecorrrrrrrr Won't be returning!

Thank Rob_and_Amy22
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146 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a mildly busy Friday lunchtime. Service was reasonably polite but terribly slow - 3 hours for 2 courses & hot drinks (gave up on pudding). We didn't chase very often but even so this was unacceptably slow. Most food was good and some was great - most notably the King prawns in garlic & chilli which was divine.... More 

Thank Foodandkindness
Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I have always thoroughly enjoyed the meals at the Victoria Inn. It is a great place for meeting up for lunch and or a lovely evening meal. I personally do not like Friday or Saturday night but that may be because I am 53 and like a nice relaxed atmosphere and it is packed to the point you cant get... More 

Thank Stephanie P
Bolton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We are a group of ex colleagues who meet here regularly every few months for a meal and a chat. We are not in a particular hurry but recently have been asked on booking to choose our food in advance to avoid any delay. I have tried to explain that this is not practical for our group as several have... More 

Thank Margaret M
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Brilliant beer and the haddock and chips were good too. Unfortunately the ambience was not conducive for enjoying a relaxed meal by the playing of the type of music and a volume level that was inappropriate. If you want a quiet meal I suggest you go elsewhere.

Thank CandidUk
Manchester, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Odds are high of getting a good meal here at lunch or dinner. Ive eaten here loads of times and only been disappointed on occasion. Number of snack and sandwiches on the menu has decreased in the last year which is a shame. Main meals are expensive. I wouldn't recommend the goats cheese Rarebit however tikka wrap is good. The... More 

Thank Jackovsky

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $33
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Markland Hill, Bolton BL1 5AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton
  • Phone Number: +44 1204 849944

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?