The Victoria Woodend

4.3
147 reviews
$40 and under
Pub
Welcome to The Victoria Hotel, Woodend! We offer a friendly and generous service at The Victoria where we value your visit as much as we value sourcing and preparing quality food and drinks. We love local! The Victoria’s menus reflect our regional bias, and deliver delicious meals whatever your particular tastes or dietary requirements. Enjoy our double sided fire places or in the warmer months our dog friendly blue-stone courtyard!

The bistro menu features a staple of great steaks, parmas, schnitzel, burgers and a barramundi fish and chips. It’s monthly produce-driven specials, a list of eight to 10 house-made desserts, as well as a nutritious $10 menu for under-12s. Every day, we offer at least six vegetarian options and vegan dishes. Our wine lists boasting over 70% regional wines from our cool climate vineyards within the Macedon Ranges and surrounds.

Experiences

  • Trivia Night at The Victoria

    Multiple dates available

    Come and enjoy a trivia night at The Victoria Woodend!! Plenty of fun to be had and prizes to be won. Trivia starts at 6:30pm so book a table from 5:30pm and have an amazing night! Hurry these events book out fast. Look forward to seeing you all there!!!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 147 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.3based on recent ratings
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4.4
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4.2
ambience
4.1
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Katelyn
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great pub, highly recommend the Victoria - awesome staff, food and ambience.

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WarwickG
6 reviews
Dined on 4 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual very friendly, good food and pleasant atmosphere. Highly recommended if you're able due to regional victoria.

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Bobby57
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 4 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were one of the first in after lockdown ended. The service was excellent and friendly. They adhered to all the Covid-19 protocols with respect and understanding.
The food was excellent as always. Great country pub!

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ElizabethB
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Thanks, we really enjoyed the friendly staff and delicious food at the Victoria Lounge, Woodend. Service was friendly and our meals were ready in no-time!
A cosy, country atmosphere.

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LeeG
1 review
Dined on 23 May 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Many thanks. Great atmosphere. We scored a separate room for our gathering of 12

WG
WarwickG
7 reviews
Dined on 22 May 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

As usual nice ambience, very good service and good food. Would recommend.

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Aussieaussie
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on 22 May 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Food was ok . Pricey for what it was .
Toilets needed cleaning & toilet paper in all stalls . Advised the staff of this .

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AdrianH
1 review
Dined on 19 May 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience4

No comment. The steak was inedible. The staff recognised this and then to be given only a 20% of that element of the total bill was in my mind wrong. I will not be back.

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Katee
1 review
Dined on 16 May 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Relaxed feel to this restaurant. Staff were friendly and efficient even when the restaurant was full. The menu offers lots of choice including some vegetarian and vegan options. We enjoyed our meal and would definitely come back again. Some members of our table have eaten here on numerous occasions and keep coming back!

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Jule
3 reviews
Dined on 14 May 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food, very good service, despite a large crowd. A bit noisy due to a couple of large tables.

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BrendaK
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

More food than we could consume. Best thing is it was cooked well, presented well and tasted good. Service was happy and friendly. It was a little unusual not to have a choice of main meal for a pre-set mothers day menu but apart from that perfect and Mum loved it.

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MaryT
1 review
Dined on 8 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

lovely lunch for our group. everyone most impressed and will return.

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LeighS
2 reviews
Dined on 8 May 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience1

Regrettably our experience this time was poor. We were in the bar even though booked well in advance. The slow cooked lamb was definitely not slow cooked, the steak ordered medium to well done was rare, the pie was very good. The coffee asked for hot was warm.
Yes, you were very busy but the food this time was disappointing.

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EmilyM
2 reviews
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always offer the most friendliest and efficient service and the food is fantastic!! Would absolutely highly recommend!!

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Mazza
1 review
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great place for a family catchup dinner with plenty of variety on the menu. Everyone enjoyed their meals, especially the Slow cooked lamb rump. Not sure about having to pay extra for a fairly standard salad with some of the meals, normally included in most places. Service was friendly and helpful, just a bit confusing about whether to order online or with the staff. Overall a good experience and we will definitely return.

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Jule
4 reviews
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food, excellent service, good atmosphere. It pays to book!

GG
GeoffwithaG
5 reviews
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friday Lunch in Woodend. Cold day.
Lots of warmth at The Victoria.
Wedding Anniversary so we enjoyed each other's company here.
Two courses for each of us.
All excellent
Minestrone Soup ✔
Cheese and Olives ✔
Chicken and Mushroom Pie ✅
House made and perfect served on great mash.
Prawn Caesar Salad ✅

Was popular for lunch too, but no delays in getting food to table.

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AnnetteC
2 reviews
Dined on 21 April 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great place to meet and eat with friends or family. Great food and nice staff. Prices are reasonable as well

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Vivian
1 review
Dined on 18 April 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

excellent choice of menu,
great food
excellent polite service
atmosphere great

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KateB
1 review
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Fantastic gluten free options - which was really important, especially for our kids. Service was excellent - attentive without being too noticeable. The food was quick, and big without being excessive serves - we were able to take home the uneaten pizza though. Great choices on the kids menu too. Sometimes you just need a night out with good pub grub and this hit the spot!

CP
CynthiaP
1 review
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience4

Food was lovely, the garlic prawn dish was absolutely amazing

WG
WarwickG
7 reviews
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Friendly service. Nice atmosphere. Good value highly recommended

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Christine
1 review
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience5

Well food was delicious, although they greeted us really friendly and helpful, the service wasn't very good since it took us nearly a hour to order our food since we had booked in at 5.30pm and it wasn't busy at that time then we got forgotten i had to ask a couple of times, then once people came they were getting service before us.

MG
MichaelG
1 review
Dined on 15 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, friendly staff and a beautiful warm atmosphere

AJ
AnnJ
6 reviews
Dined on 14 April 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

We dine here a lot. Food excellent but prices higher than we have experienced. Did not like our table this time, we were in a dark corner near the bar and it was very noisy too.

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Trish
1 review
Dined on 14 April 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Last minute booking for a busy night. Staff very accommodating and helpful. Our steaks were great! Enjoyed the evening very much.

TC
TheCat1952
Devon
2 reviews
Dined on 14 April 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

As a family group of 6 adults and 4 very young children we were very impressed with the way the staff looked after us. Kids were given pencils for colouring in the sheet supplied.
The meals ordered were excellent and served in a timely manner.

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AnnetteC
2 reviews
Dined on 13 April 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Menu offers great choices for all tastes. The food was beautifully prepared and served and portions were old style pub generous. Staff were efficient and helpful. Prices are reasonable. We will be back next week with some other friends we were so impressed

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GinT
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is exceptional. Good value and great range. We can’t help ourselves; we go regularly with our fam of six adults.

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KarenH
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

As usual we enjoyed a relaxed evening at The Vic. The staff were friendly, attentive and helpful. It was a very busy night and they were apologetic if service seemed a little slow, which we didn't think it was as we were enjoying the ambience of that lovely room with friends. Well done guys on providing the locals and tourists with a great, true pub night out. See you again very soon.

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TaniaP
1 review
Dined on 2 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambience, service and an extensive Menu. Will definitely be coming back.

TS
TonyS
1 review
Dined on 1 April 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Enjoyable food and drink served by friendly staff.

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Christopher
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food was really good really friendly staff and just overall nice atmosphere

CL
CarmelL
3 reviews
Dined on 28 March 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience3

Good range of meals
Good service
Priced well ,good atmosphere

CC
ChristineC
1 review
Dined on 24 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great, company was great and the staff were excellent. Went with friends from out of town and they were very impressed. Thank you...we will definintely be back.

JL
JackieL
1 review
Dined on 22 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was excellent.
We all felt very safe re Covid procedure.
Service was just great.
Ambiance great.
Food delicious.
Thank you very much.
We had a lovely afternoon.

KR
KarenR
1 review
Dined on 22 March 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Great food and service.
Meals are a good size so you won't be left hungry.
The cheese and garlic pizza entree is beautiful.

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Jule
4 reviews
Dined on 19 March 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Excellent menu- something for everyone and well priced. Service was exceptional and very attentive.
Staff appeared to actually enjoy their jobs!

HL
HappyLocal
1 review
Dined on 16 March 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Fortunate to have a great local pub. Friendly service and nice food.

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DebbieZ
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

It was very busy, with a few big groups and what looked to be only 2 waiting staff. They were absolutely run off their feet. I have eaten there before a few times actually which is why I had no hesitation in recommending The Victoria for a birthday lunch celebration. The food and atmosphere has previously been two of the main reasons I've returned there, it's normally very good. But this visit the food was over cooked, dry just not the normal standard. Will I return? Yes I will, everybody has a bad day, they were extremely busy.

FAQs

The Victoria Woodend offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (03) 5427 2721.

The Victoria Woodend is rated 4.3 stars by 147 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.