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The Victory at Mersea

) #11 of 14 Restaurants in Mersea Island €€ - €€€ , British,
Mersea Island 92 Coast Road, Mersea Island CO5 8LS, England
+44 1206 382907
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (6 reviews)
“roast dinner” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Mersea Island 92 Coast Road, Mersea Island CO5 8LS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We come here in preference to other eating places in Mersey because there is parking, such a problem here on the waterfront, and because there's plenty of room in and out and it s not so noisy as the others. However we came last week...More

Thank gourmetrover
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came for dinner, the choice on the menu is amazing, and a specials option too, we sat outside and the kids play area was a HUGE hit with my daughter, generous portions and the steak melted in the mouth, Ordered the Pasta for my daughter...More

Thank Carley O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend n me went in sit n look view our good we just drink staff nice polite to us n laugh good friend so if you n partner try go it 👍 👌

Thank martin m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on a lovely sunny afternoon. The kids got to make use of the good sized outdoor play area while we got to sit in the sun. Nice location and gets very busy in the summer months, only limited parking. We decided to...More

Thank bigman1979
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location is lovely. Food was mediocre. Which pub offers burnt dried out sausages? With rather nasty mash potatoes. The food has deteriorated at the Victory in the last years. What a pity. But lovely place for a drink! Even with small kids if you can...More

Thank Carina B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited The Victory tonight as we were staying with family in the local area. Three of us ordered fish and chips and I was expecting really fresh fish as it was so close to the sea. The fish was very unappetising and the chips...More

Thank alwayscheckreviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us went on a Monday night whilst visiting Mersea Island, three of us ordered the half a pound fresh scampi tails, we were all very disappointed with our meal, the Scampi were in breadcrumbs, and most probably had been frozen, they were Luke...More

Thank London3760
Reviewed 17 June 2017

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 11 June 2017

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 11 June 2017 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
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Questions & Answers
Marion J
24 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
30 March 2015|
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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
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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