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The Victory at Mersea

) #10 of 14 Restaurants in Mersea Island $$ - $$$ , British,
Mersea Island 92 Coast Road, Mersea Island CO5 8LS, England
+44 1206 382907
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
1 week ago
“Sunny pub days...”
1 week ago
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mersea Island 92 Coast Road, Mersea Island CO5 8LS, England
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1 - 10 of 303 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Went for lunch. The setting is wonderful, either inside or outside. Staff were lovely, very friendly and helpfull. Food was excellent, my friend is a manager of a big named restaurant, so for her to be impressed is something.

Thank ninakitson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Today....Sunday 11th June 2017...........went for a meal....about .4.00 pm ordered butternut squash soup, my .partner ordered..whitebait.....starter. .Mains.....we ordered ....Sea bass one with chips ....and again sea bass as the menu suggested with roasted potatoes with rosemary etc. Whitebait came out for partner and enjoyed...soup came...More

Thank molly g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of the Mersea pubs I would say this is the one to drink at (but the Coast Inn definitely takes it in the food stakes, or the Oyster Bar is just over the way) - lots of outdoor table space, even on one of the...More

Thank theunlikely_foodie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bar overlooking the harbour A large superior beer garden is such a plus Friendly staff and drinking Birra Moretti Life's good

Thank davethedrill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went here with the family for mother's day and it was excellent. In fact we loved it so much we went back for my husband's birthday, just the two of us and enjoyed it even more. The food is tasty, good...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed as a britstop in our Motorhome Fantastic food Brilliant staff And excellent hosts Pete even gave us a hook up to electric. And in morning we could buy a breakfast as they do b&b. There are 7 rooms I think. Well worth going. Dogs...More

Thank Chrismall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited yesterday on the hottest day of the year so far and the Vic had been very busy all week therefore were out of a lot of items from the menu so ended up with Kids Chicken goujons chips & beans which was delicious and...More

Thank Lynne D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a pub and the food reflected this. Nothing fancy just good honest food,freshly cooked. Fish and chips were very good with crispy batter, personally, I would have preferred chunkier chips and even the crushed peas( not my favourite )were good. We chose 3...More

Thank Plattypuss52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the fish and chips, the Victory ale was nice too, the very young waiters were running around us like busy bees, proving very efficient, the sun was shining bright and the scenery, the view over the marina, was real nice. We subsequently walked...More

Thank ccclaudiu
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Arrived on a wet Thursday in May and friendly member of staff took us to our room which was perfect for the price. We really enjoyed our evening meal with Squid and Chorizo starters that was perfect followed by a Fish Pie for 1 and...More

1  Thank Jonnyrp1962
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Marion J
Do you do Christmas Dinner?
25 August 2015|
Response from EssexBoaters | Property representative |
Marion we are closed on Christmas Day, but do have a Festive Menu for December. Regards Peter and Gill @the Victory
marilyn d
Hello, do you still allow dogs into your pub, I am thinking of buying a caravan in Mersea island and need to find a place to eat which will allow me to bring my dog.
31 March 2015|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from EssexBoaters | Property representative |
Yes we allow dogs in the Blackwater Bar and you can eat in there as well. Good luck with the purchase of your caravan and we look forward to seeing you in the victory soon/
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mersea Island 92 Coast Road, Mersea Island CO5 8LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Mersea Island
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 382907
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The Victory at Mersea is a very popular pub/restuarant/inn right on the waterfront on Mersea Island, with great views of the Blackwater estuary. There is a large beer garden with plenty of room for alfresco dining and a separate childrens play area.
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