Victoria Stakes

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Victoria Stakes

Since recovering from a severe fire in October 2016, the Victoria Stakes has been working hard to get back to the former glory of the family-, dog- and comedy-friendly pub that the residents of Muswell Hill enjoyed. Now they're very much back in action. 

Those settling in for a drink can savour a beer selection including Brooklyn and Camden Breweries, Newcastle Brown and Hammerton. Plus wine, cocktails and the usual pub fare. If you're after some a little more hearty, tuck into something from the seasonal British menu, such as ribeye of beef, a short-rib cheeseburger or whole lemon sole. Bar snack include buttermilk fried chicken, chicken katsu scotch eggs, hand-cut chips and more.

Events are regularly hosted here, from private weddings to open-to-all comedy nights and even post-natal classes.


Venue name: Victoria Stakes
Address: 1 Muswell Hill
N10 3TH
Transport: Tube: Highgate/Hornsey rail
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Average User Rating

4.9 / 5

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A really good atmosphere, lots going on (esp comedy), great food, good beer and, most of all, absolutely lovely people. Love this place!

Love this place. Staff very warm and welcoming. Food is great. Miss our visits and hope it won't be too long before the place is back to normal

Best gastro-pub in north London, great food, great place for any kind of events and excellent service.

Beautiful pub that has been restored to glory by young owners , Ben and Lucy . Menu is seasonal and fresh , service excellent . Highlights are the Sunday Roast and the more formal upstairs dining room . The terraced back yard is open all year round . A fantastic asset for our local community and Muswell Hill and Crouch End's many visitors .

It's my favourite venue when socialising with my friends, food is excellent, the atmosphere and the background music is great, highly recommend it 👍

My favourite North London pub! Lovely Courtyard/Beer Garden space and great food!

Amazing atmosphere and Fabulous service with regular events and community involvment

Fantastic friendly pub
Great food and atmosphere
Lovely courtyard area and restaurant dining
Holds great comedy nights
Excellent venue for parties,weddings
My favorite pub in north London

A super victorian pub North London! Excellent food and a great selection of wine and craft beer. It's in a great location near Alexandra Palace park, so after a stroll in park you can enjoy a meal or just a drink in the pub or in the pubs lovely backyard. The staff is wonderful an attentive, and I am so happy to have this on my doorstep!

Friendly staff, great food , nice ambiance great place to chill highly recommend

The food at Victoria Stakes is genuinely superb. Forget 'pub grub' or 'Gastro Pub' this is restaurant standard - classy, innovative and down right yummy! The staff are charming and the Comedy nights are fantastic (i've seen some really big names performing there which is great in an intimate setting). I loved The Yard outside area for alfresco dining this summer, now i'm fully intending to book up for a cosy autumn Sunday roast as they're getting rave reviews from the locals too!

Delicious food with a menu that caters for Vegetarian's also. Friendly atmosphere with attentive service, all followed with a speculator ale and wine list , plus various entertainment all under one roof. I arranged a birthday party in the private room upstairs , the staff went out of their way to accommodate all requests. The evening was a great success, with much fun had by all.

Fantastic staff and great food! Excellent venue for functions too, with a large separate upstairs room and also a courtyard.

Great atmosphere, friendly staff, fantastic food and cocktail list to die for, always return, Sunday roast is a must!!!

Great pub, gorgeous food if you want to dine. Lovely courtyard area with pizza oven
Polite friendly staff - highly recommend

Great food and wonderful atmosphere. I've had meals here that I would have paid double for in the West End. Happy to have it as my local.

Much improved food & service. Cracking good Sunday Lunch (esp after a wander round the Farmers Market) and a fine array of independent beers and wines too. A fine local pub.

Charming and delicious with regular events such as the comedy nights with super duper quality entertainment!

Charming and delicious with regular events such as the comedy nights with super duper quality entertainment!

Charming and delicious with regular events such as the comedy nights with super duper quality entertainment!

Fabulous food, great G&Ts, friendly staff and wonderful atmosphere. Loving the yard!

Fabulous food, great atmosphere. An all round great place & my dog can come too. A really great place to be.

Favourite local! Great food, accommodating and friendly staff, beautiful environment, brilliant events (check out their prohibition nights!), great wines, beers and cocktails and no big screen TVs. All in all a winer. 

Great Pub, great food and great staff...We love Vicky Stakes, the perfect place after a weekend walk in Ally Pally, or just a great pub night out with friend.

Love Love Love The Stakes!  Great food, welcoming atmosphere... Lovely hand soap :)