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The Victoria Freehouse

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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10 S Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3001
+1 215-543-6089
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12:00 - 02:00
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Stopped here for a date night dinner/theater. Food was good, good service. I recommend finding out if there is a pub crawl in effect before you go here. Crawlers can be obnoxious and loud, which goes along w/ drinking a bit too much maybe. Nice evening though and will probably go back.

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Thank MaddlyInLove
Stamford, Connecticut
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105 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

We wanted a bit of dinner but nothing fancy. We kept seeing the sign on our way back to the hotel. It was a block away from hotel. We walked in, now if we knew it was Pub trivia night we would have signed up to play and came a bit earlier. Trivia game was ending second going into third... More 

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Thank ErisShaw
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Called in for a drink on our way back to hotel on our last night in Philly. Didn't expect the service we got from the barman. Made us feel really welcome and had a great sense and understanding of hospitality. ofton said that the staff make the venue and the time it's true. Well worth the visit.

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1 Thank Phil C
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Food was good and our waitress was nice. Nice setting near the Delaware River. We are glad we stopped in.

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Thank TopoftheMorning2025
Atlanta
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Yes, the wonderful Fuller's ales - London Pride, Porter and ESB - can be found at this fine establishment. The Victoria Freehouse has a solid pub menu, well executed and with some fun twists like Devils on Horseback (delicious bacon wrapped dates). The Scotch Eggs were tasty also. I've included a photo of them, which was difficult because the table... More 

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1 Thank Charles S
Stratford, New Jersey
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Dinner at the Victoria Freehouse wsas very good. Fish and chips. The beer selection was great, also the soda selection was more specialized. Nice place to stop in for a bite and drink.

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Thank Claireb651949
Missoula, Montana
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Lucky for us there was only 3 other people in the pub when we got there as I believe the guy that works there cooks as well as being the server and bar man. The food was really great though and the beer and cider selection was terrific. So glad I picked it as a must visit. Definitely returning if... More 

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Thank Zach S
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

This was an excellent find. After reading about this place in some online "best British food in Philly" article, I decided to check it out. It's a small, quaint pub in a quiet section of Front Street and we got there just in time to take advantage of their happy hour specials: $5 draft beers (I had the ESB on... More 

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1 Thank WillTravelForFood96
Hockessin, Delaware
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Excellent authentic pub atmosphere around the corner from the more expensive fare on Market Street. Great selection of beer from the British Isles. All the pub favorites, scotch egg, Welsh Rarebit, Bangers & Mash, Fish & Chips and even Chicken tikka masala at reasonable prices! Food quality was great and comparable to pubs in London. I would highly recommend this... More 

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1 Thank Eric B
Maryland
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

This place opens early, puts footie on the TVs, serves breakfasts with generous portions, and has a bunch of quality english beers. A great place to be on a Saturday and Sunday morning.

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Thank Yanick R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 S Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3001
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-543-6089

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?