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The Victoria Inn Restaurant

Park Road, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1RG, England
+44 1328 711008
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Park Road, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1RG, England
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1 - 10 of 290 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the attractive flint interior walls. Good, tasty food, excellent service & clean loos with old fashioned ceiling sisterns and chain pulls.

1  Thank Ryta L
HolkhamEstate, Public Relations Manager at The Victoria Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great to hear that you loved our interior and you enjoyed your visit to us. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a long walk on Holkham beach this is the perfect setting for a good lunch and a well earned rest. You can choose between the bar, the lounge and the dining room. I'd recommend the lounge - it feels like you're dining in the...More

Thank Shop_sg
HolkhamMarketing, Public Relations Manager at The Victoria Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our new addition to the menu.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for breakfast on our way to Wells Next the Sea and then on our last day called in for lunch. Both meals were excellent with friendly, efficient service. The breakfast visit introduced us to the outstandingly friendly reception our dog received throughout...More

Thank Alan B
HolkhamMarketing, Public Relations Manager at The Victoria Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments, we are pleased that you enjoyed your meals with us. We look forward to hopefully welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Victoria today for lunch with my girlfriend and 9 month old son after a walk on Holkham beach and before a walk around Holkham Hall. We found the staff to be friendly, attentive and very helpful. Menu is quite limited but varied. I...More

Thank Burchy1234
HolkhamEstate, Public Relations Manager at The Victoria Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments regarding your recent lunch at the The Victoria. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 11 September 2017

We stayed at "The Vic" for 3 nights over the bank holiday weekend. We ate in the restaurant 4 times in addition to breakfast 3 times. The standard lunch & dinner menu is not extensive but provides a very good choice and caters for most...More

Thank Steve R
HolkhamEstate, Public Relations Manager at The Victoria Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave your great review and 5 stars. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and also eating in our restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Victoria again soon.

Reviewed 8 September 2017

My wife and I decided to eat here as it featured in the 2017 Good Food Guide. We had a generally good meal except that the crab cocktail was disappointing in that the crab was overburdened with capers, and served with the lettuce and mayonnaise...More

1  Thank Gren L
HolkhamMarketing, Public Relations Manager at The Victoria Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you very much for choosing to eat at The Victoria. We are very sorry to hear that you were disappointed with elements of your meal and we will certainly feed back your constructive comments to our Head Chef, Michael.

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Very disappointed with our recent lunch. The staff were curt to the point of rudeness. The menu we thought was very limited and expensive for what turned out to be a extremely lacklustre food. The fish and chips were ok, nothing special. Likewise the tomato...More

2  Thank Jane B
HolkhamEstate, Public Relations Manager at The Victoria Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for your review. We have noted your comments which will be passed through to the relevant manager for attention.

Reviewed 2 September 2017

Although the restaurant was busy the service was extremely attentive and the food was well prepared from an interesting menu, also of note was the wine list on offer wasn't overpriced either, a really enjoyable lunch, thank you both to the front of house and...More

Thank giles c
HolkhamEstate, Public Relations Manager at The Victoria Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for your great comments and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 September 2017

looks good but failed with tepid coffee. food was good but service only fair. plenty of car parking and good toilets.

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HolkhamEstate, Public Relations Manager at The Victoria Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for your review. We have noted your comments which will be passed through to the relevant manager for attention.

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Super lunch following a visit to Holkham Nature Reserve. The Ham hock terrine could have been enough for lunch itself. Fish and chips were light and fresh but very generous portion sizes. Thoughtfully prepared from local produce and presented well. The service was attentive and...More

1  Thank ElizabthL
HolkhamEstate, Public Relations Manager at The Victoria Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thank you for your kind comments and 5 star review.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 46
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Park Road, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1328 711008
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Description
Standing at the gateway to Holkham and the National Nature Reserve, the Victoria is a classic English inn owned by the Coke family and managed by the Holkham estate. There are ten elegant bedrooms, the bar and dining rooms offer a relaxed blend of style and comfort. The “Vic” serves delicious locally sourced food, much of it grown and raised on the estate with a bold emphasis on freshness, simplicity and value. Holkham has been a leading agricultural estate since the 1800’s when Thomas William Coke bought the site and the young Queen Victoria elevated him to the peerage in recognition of his contribution to farming in 1837. The name of the proposed new inn must have been inevitable when it opened its doors in 1838. The Victoria re-opened in Spring 2013 following extensive refurbishment.
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