The Victoria


The Victoria is a friendly Dalston local famed for its live music programme. Located within a short stroll of Dalston Junction and Hackney Downs, the venue has been hosting memorable gigs for years on end, and is part of the very fabric of East London’s musical scene.

These days, the venue is owned and operated by Jaguar Shoes – the East London art collective –who have taken great steps to rejuvenate the pub area too. A stunning 50s bar island takes centre stage, where guests gather to sample a fine array of classic cocktails, locally brewed beers and continental wines. The Vic frequently shuffles the pack in the kitchen, with guest chefs taking temporary residencies to offer something different upon every visit.

A traditional pillar of Dalston’s social scene, The Vic is a friendly and accommodating boozer which retains its prestige as one of the area’s best places to catch a gig. 

Wild Dogs run the kitchen at the Victoria from Monday to Saturday serving up diner delights  with a northern twist courtesy of Chef Jordan Smith. Come and try the revered Really Wld Dog or the Buttermilk Chicken, Fries and Gravy. A great Vegan offering also awaits like the Vegan Sloppy Joe or Sweet Potato Hash.

On Sunday the Wild Dog menu moves out to make way for the Proper Northern Roast. Served during the winter months it is the perfect spot to enjoy a spectacular
roast with ALL the trimmings. We are talking Pigs in Blankets, Cauliflower Cheese and the essential Giant Yorkshire pudding!

Make sure to check out The Victoria's sister venues Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes and Hand of Glory.

What's on


  • Drinkonomical £
  • London - Christmas Lunch, London - Christmas Dinner, London - Dinner & Dancing
  • Dance floor
  • Casual


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 1:00
Tuesday 12:00 1:00
Wednesday 12:00 1:00
Thursday 12:00 1:00
Friday 12:00 2:00
Saturday 12:00 2:00
Sunday 12:00 1:00



The Victoria, 451 Queensbridge Road E8 3AS



Nearest Station

Dalston Junction (Rail)

Getting there

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  • Cuisines

    This venue serves British, Seafood and Vegetarian Friendly food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Gourmet burgers, curly fries, really wild hot dogs, neon slaws and watermelon jelly ‘n’ ice cream. A kid’s party, to which grown-ups are invited! The REALLY WILD DOG, our specialty is a Hotdog built from a Frankfurter that’s handmade to our recipe in the wilds of the Yorkshire fells with a cross breed of wild boar and wild pig and is (to our knowledge) the first ever Iron Age pig Frankfurter!! It’s delicious. Eat a classic or try The Beer Dog, a classic Wild Dog frank poached in delicious JaguarShoes Collective Milk Lager. NEON SLAWS – Pink – Orange – Green, will give you a tangy burst of flavour, a vitamin kick and three neon flavours. WILD BURGER Just like a classic burger, but with added Iron Age pig bacon! Served with melted cheese, and our special recipe burger sauce, on a soft, toasted burger bun.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
The Victoria Venue Hire 250 300 £10.00 4000 6000
Hire a room Private Room 150 200 £10.00 2000 4000

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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The Victoria Dalston - London Pub Review

The Victoria Dalston - London Pub Review

Dalston is well known for its quirky cafés, cool bars and vibrant nightlife scene, so when the uber-cool arts organisation the Jaguarshoes Collective got hold of The Victoria pub just off Dalston Lane, we knew the area would be treated to another awesome drinking spot. The pub is keeping…

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