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“First visit for several years. Great interior and good ales”
Review of Victoria Hotel

Victoria Hotel
Ranked #55 of 279 Quick Bites in Leeds
Price range: US$6 - US$17
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Leeds City Centre
Description: WELCOME TO THE VICTORIA HOTEL FAMOUS FOR IT'S "CONTRIBUTION TO CITY LIFE" AND THE LOCALS WHO SAVED IT FROM DEMOLITION You will find The Victoria Hotel in Great George Street within a short stroll of Leeds General Infirmary, Town Hall and Woodhouse Moor - however you won't find another like it. Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality. A FASCINATING PAST In 1989 we were given special recognition by Leeds Civic Trust for our 'splendid Victorian features and contribution to city life'. Built in 1865, the 'Vic' accommodated people attending the Assizes Court at Leeds Town Hall. It offered 28 bedrooms, dining rooms, private sitting rooms, a billiard room, and public meeting rooms. Despite all that history we are lucky to be here today as in 1973 our marvellous historic building had to be saved from demolition
Reviewed 23 March 2020 via mobile

I used to work nearby and went into this fantastic Victorian pub regularly.
I haven't been in for about 5 years. My visit reminded me what a fantastic pub this is . Lovely interior with large booths.
Eight real ales on offer.
I used to like the small front bar known as Bridget's. Unfortunately, this is now a dining room, but closed so I couldn't go in to have a look.
Nice ambience and good service.
Once the coronavirus ban is over I must revisit.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 22 February 2020 via mobile

Always a nice place, not so many real ales to pick from when it was run by m&b, we had a meal which was cooked perfectly nice, the Cajun chicken was a little over the top spicy wise but was all cooked freshly, service at the bar was good quick & polite service.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 16 February 2020

Wow, The Vic in Leeds is really hurting. A few short years ago, when run by Nicholsons' Pubs, this was one of the finest pubs in Leeds City Centre. Beautiful interior, great selection of cask ales, and decent, reasonably priced food. We visited here in mid-February 2020 and things have changed, and not for the better. The beautiful interior is thankfully intact, so the place is not beyond saving, but the beer selection is poor (and least 1/2 of the handpumps said "coming soon" or the like), and the food, while very inexpensive, is fairly dire. Hopefully this wonderful pub can make a comeback.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 12 February 2020

We where staying opposite in the Radison but my friend had organised his retirement party at the Vic it was a great evening and the bar staff where very helpful. Next time Iam in Leeds I will be going to the Vic again

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank rogerr909
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Reviewed 2 December 2019 via mobile

The character of the place is fantastic. A really nice bar to sit and have a drink.

Plenty of choices too for the real ale fans.

Highly recommended

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank YorksUKYorksUK
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BlackrosePubs, Marketing Assistant at Victoria Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2019

Hi YorksUKYorksUK,

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, we really appreciate your feedback. I'm delighted to read that you've left us such a great review and awarded us the maximum score of 5-stars. We pride ourselves on offering fantastic international beers and great value wines, spirits and cocktails as well as offering a daily food offer.

We're looking forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Warm regards,

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