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“Reataurant quality food in cosy welcoming pub”
Review of Victoria Inn

Victoria Inn
Ranked #96 of 554 Restaurants in Bolton
Price range: $7 - $35
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed October 7, 2012

A group of 5 of us went for dinner on a Saturday night - luckily I had booked a table as the pub soon filled up with dinner parties and also girls (and guys) out on the town. There is a very nice atmosphere in the pub which is helped by the friendly staff and wide variety of comforting pub grub. I opted for the fish and chips and was not disappointed by the generous portion of both fish and chips! The chips were very crunchy with a fluffy middle (as proper chips should be!) and the fish was very meaty and not overloaded with greasy batter. My fellow diners had the Ultimo burger, lamb rump and beef stroganoff - all of which was very tasty and polished off. We also ordered a side of cheesy garlic pitta which was extremely tasty with lots of cheese and garlic flavour.

For dessert, we had the mochamisu (very disappointed by the lack of coffee flavour and tasted more of cream and cake), the sticky toffee pudding (excellent sponge and ice cream however this was swimming in a sauce that was far too sweet and lacked toffee flavour) and also the tower of profiteroles (good profiteroles however the gingerbread and chocolate base was far too sweet). So those without a super-sweet tooth (or diabetics!) should be wary or the desserts board!

We tried two of the guest ales and also a glass of red wine - all of which were very drinkable and decent price.

Overall the mains were very enjoyable and of generous portion, with room for improvements for the desserts. I would be more than happy to return any time as the service and atmosphere made it an enjoyable experience.

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Thank SuzeyQ101
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Reviewed September 27, 2012

Basic menu cooked to a high standard. Beef burgers a bit pricey but probably the best you can get. excellent choice of good beer. (Serves Bank top beer). Smaller portions for Seniors. nice environment but can be a bit noisy at weekends and car parking can be tight.

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1  Thank TerryAlberts
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

doing what most pubs have to do to survive these days, but slightly better than some, at least makes you feel at home.

1  Thank geoffrey s
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Reviewed September 22, 2012

Really nice place , especially on the decking in the summer . Good selection on the menu but very pricey . e.g. an average size bowl of Pasta and Prawns , that I could easily produce at home - £ 13 .50 !! Car park is always full of top-of-the-range Merc's , Aston Martins etc and like mentioned in other reviews in the evening it is quite busy with those wanting
to be " seen " !

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1  Thank Tc+Ac
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Reviewed September 20, 2012

Had several meals here never had any complaints. The food is imaginative, seasonal and local with lots of inspiration c oming from Lancashire traditional dishes.

Thank Shelley M
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