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Old Vic English Fish & Chips

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US$ 8 - US$ 15
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Canadian, Seafood, British
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 3 April 2014 via mobile

me and my husband went Victoria last summer for vacation, we walked by this restaurant at downtown, and went in to have lunch, the restaurant was not very new restaurant but its clean , the waitress was very friendly. I love the fish and chips...More

Thank DuncanS699
Reviewed 17 February 2014

Had eaten here while in Victoria two years ago, and had to return for a visit. We had the 2pc halibut fish and chips special, and really enjoyed it. Two large pieces of tender beer battered halibut with fries and coleslaw. Didnt look like a...More

Date of visit: February 2014
Thank newlyretired10
Reviewed 1 January 2014

From the outside and location, seems inviting, but once you step it, the first thing that greets you is the musty smell of the furniture and decor. Bench style seating left and right and central alley out of wood / formica. Due to the horrible...More

Date of visit: October 2013
1  Thank M H
Reviewed 19 September 2013

frozen fries and fish. "NOT" hand cut fries as stated on the menus. Fish looked and taste like Mrs Paul's ( yuck). Chicken strips for the children were some sort of chicken mash formed into strip shape .

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank nanacaggie
Reviewed 12 August 2013

We dropped in here with our brood of boys and each had a nice lunch. Our waitress was the owners sister recently from Wales and she was sweet and friendly! It's got an old fashioned feel and the portions were generous. We enjoyed our afternoon...More

Date of visit: August 2013
Thank schmotz
Reviewed 3 August 2013

I beat the lunch crowd on a Monday. The place is well-kept, and the decor is virtually IDENTICAL to how it was 30 years ago. Also, the halibut and chips haven't changed a bit. Service was fast, friendly and efficient, and the coffee was great.

Date of visit: April 2013
Thank mm__j__ww
Reviewed 30 July 2013

The food was great but the nicest thing about the place was the very pleasant and helpful server. We told her we were looking for Abzeckie (sp) garden and needed to find its location. We didnt mean for her to research that but she did...More

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank Jay G
Reviewed 28 July 2013

I went for the cod and my wife went for the Halibut. Both were excellent! My wife substituted salad for the chips and it was fine. I really liked the coleslaw and the peas. Very authentic and very tasty!

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank MJRinNV
Reviewed 20 July 2013

I ordered a salad with halibut but my order came as 1 PC halibut with salad. The server was new so I forgave that and decided to have the meal. The halibut was excellent! My daughter ordered 2 PC halibut with a split of fries...More

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank Anne R
Reviewed 23 June 2013

We went there with our kids. Paul the owner took care of our table himself, he was charming and very polite. the Halibut plate was to dye for.

Date of visit: June 2013
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Evelyn M
23 March 2015|
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Response from Anti-Icecream | Property representative |
hi, all our frech fries are hand-cut BC kennebec potatoes. frozen chips are way more expensive than fresh potatoes.
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