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“Makes your eyes dance!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Victoria

The Victoria
Ranked #11 of 129 Nightlife in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Makes your eyes dance!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2014

Popped in for one, stayed for several, before a gig at the o2. Staff were all clearly into theie cocktail, whisky, and beer and knew a lot about all.

There are 3 areas downstairs (didn't venture upstairs) all with it's own quirky decor. The hat and moustache stenciled on the mirrors made me smile... Lots to look at !!

Will definitely return here for more beverages and perhaps see what the gigs are like upstairs :-)

Cool 'wall paper' in the ladies loo too ;-)

Visited February 2014
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VickyBirminghamUK, Manager at The Victoria, responded to this review, April 24, 2014
Hello Fr00tishus,

Thanks for your review - hope you'll be back in for more soon,
Vicky
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“My favourite pub in Birmingham City Center”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 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.

Visited January 2014
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Thank Steven C
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VickyBirminghamUK, Manager at The Victoria, responded to this review, April 24, 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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Walsall, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic pub, great atmosphere and great beer”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 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!!

Visited January 2014
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VickyBirminghamUK, General Manager at The Victoria, responded to this review, April 24, 2014
Hello Peter A,

Cheers for your review of The Vic- nice one!

Vicky
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