History: Home > The Victoria

The Victoria (Charles Wells)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Wells & Young's (Charles Wells now) - Courage DirectorsGood1

Visits Details

31 Jul 2017 (Stephen Harris)
This pub has been transformed since my last visit and is now airy and modern in appearance when once it was gloomy and smoke-filled. For a Monday evening, it is doing a good trade. Shame there was not a wider cask beer selection tonight.
Wells & Young's (Charles Wells now) - Courage Directors4.80GoodA fruity Best Bitter in very good condition.

About The Victoria

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Bow, Greater London, E3 5TH.

A large, street-corner pub that was present on Grove Road as the Victoria Tavern by the early 1860s. At one time the pub was known for its flamboyant late-Victorian design, but it was rebuilt in plainer style in the 1930s. Traditionally a Charrington’s house, it was acquired by Charles Wells Brewery in 1991 and is probably best remembered for the period in the 2000s when it was owned by well-known ex-boxer Charlie Magri. The ground floor has a large and comfortable bar and a coffee shop tucked into one corner. There is a cellar cocktail bar and a backyard with alcove tables. Six handpumps on the bar counter.

We have visited this pub once, seen 1 beer and tried it.

Map location

Postcode: E3 5TH