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The Victoria Pub

$$ - $$$, British,
2 Watergate Row North | Chester, Chester CH1 2LD, England
+44 1244 347882
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2 Watergate Row North | Chester, Chester CH1 2LD, England
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1 - 10 of 266 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best things about this pub is the barmaid Lorna. She was welcoming, chatty and fun. What an asset. She spoke to everyone, offered comfort to parents dropping off new students, had a laugh and generally made everyone welcome.

Thank CN1630
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very good quality pub food at a good price right in the middle of chester. Worth a visit if your there as cheaper than most of the places around the same area.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Victoria is the most beautiful pub I've ever visited. No question. It is located on the upper level of one of Chester's famed rows in Northgate close to Chester Cross. It has a number of spaces both public and more intimate and caters well...More

Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and myself decided to have the day in Chester to celebrate her 65th birthday. We look for somewhere that served English food (which was difficult ). We came across the Victoria and glad we did. Although it was a pub the atmosphere was...More

Thank barryles43
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Visited chester with family last weekend. And stumbled across this lovely place, great atmosphere welcoming and friendly staff very attentive. Enjoyed a chicken Sunday roast and it was beautiful, would highly recommend!

Thank Ceirah M
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The pub is nice enough on a surface level, but management let this place down. Seems like a hobby over a business. Poor business practice all over. It's clean and such, but no heart, terribly trained if affable staff. Such a shame

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We ended up here by accident and were not disappointed. Only one lady serving but she coped admirably. Good home made food and decent portions. We only had main courses and both were very good. Good, quick service only wish we had visited earlier on...More

Thank JohnS1960
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

After waiting a considerable amount of time for the girl behind the bar to finish discussing her personal life with a regular, we finally got served with drinks. We ordered 2 chicken and bacon granary baguettes. Both were cold and the chicken was extremely dry,...More

Thank kitch1313
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband visited here when we came to stay in Chester and we would recommend to our friends and family, we will definitely be visiting here again as the staff was very friendly and helpful. The barman told us some of the history...More

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I went to this pub in the evening and really couldn't hear what anyone was saying, it was so noisy! The pub is on The Rows and is atmospheric.

Thank vacationgirl58
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Watergate Row North | Chester, Chester CH1 2LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 347882
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