The Viking

Black Horse Hill, West Kirby , Wirral, United Kingdom, CH48 6DS
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Opening Information

Monday to Thursday - 0900 - 2300
Food served - 0900 - 2200

Friday - 0900 - 0000
Food served - 0900 - 2200

Saturday - 0900 - 0000
Food served - 0900 - 2200

Sunday - 0900 - 2300
Food served - 0900 - 2030

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Viking

The Viking Pub & Bakehouse will open in June 2016. Serving the best in food, brews, cocktails and coffee.

Cuisine: British, Cocktails, Dessert, Pizza, Sunday Lunch, Wine Bar
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 14 July 2019

Good menu, nice staff and great atmosphere.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

It was a busy night because of the Gavin & Stacey quiz, and was our first time at the Viking, but it didn't disappoint. Very helpful staff and front of house team managed to find us a table together (I had booked 2 x tables of 4) despite it being so busy they remembered and came over to move us together before our meals arrived. Food was really tasty and good atmosphere, will definitely go again!

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Visited On Sunday, 14 July 2019

Everything from start to finish was excellent Amazing breakfast and service Best breakfast I’ve had in a long time Little cinema room for the kids is a great idea My little boy loved it The lad who served us was superb , Alex I think his name was A credit to the company We will definitely be back

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

much improved booking system online

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Food was delicious, we had a bit of a wait for our food due to a staff shortage but is was worth waiting for, all our meals were delicious Staff were very attentive and apologetic about the wait and in fact discounted our bill due to this Could not fault them Highly recommend this great family friendly pub

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Excellent service and food on a Saturday evening we will be returning again soon to our local pub at the Viking. The two female staff that attended to us were just lovely and treated us very well.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Love the Viking. We have a young baby and the venue and staff are just perfect for us,

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Booked a table for 6 a week in advance, arrived 10 minutes before booked time, table was still in use, then got moved to a pub table instead of the booth we should have had, then had some issues with incorrect drink orders and slow service, I wouldn't of minded but it wasn't even busy, not a great experience this time and I've been a few times before and it's been good. 😒

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Food disappointing, took over 30mins to arrive. Overall, underwhelming

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

Staff need to be better trained we waited over an hour for our main course attention from staff was very poor all throughout the meal we had to keep trying to get the attention of staff to order more drinks as no one came over to see to us. When we complained about the wait we where told there would be a discount on the bill which never happened . Very disappointing visit

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

The service was very slow. We had young children with us and the wait was too long for them. We'd experienced slow service on a previous visit but decided to return because the children like the garden. Things had deteriorated even further and we won't be returning. The food is okay but not good enough to wait an hour and a half before the main course arrives. And we had to ask three times for the bill.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Excellent and really friendly service on a very busy night

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Gavin and Stacey Quiz was an absolute shambles. Arrived 2 hours before the quiz started but then was kicked off the app about a minute before it started because too many teams had joined. Only went there to eat because of the quiz, in all honesty I wouldn’t go again if it was free. And where was the manager in the middle of all this chaos.... susrprise surprise nowhere to be seen! However none of this matters as someone will probably read this review and not like it so it will never get published anyway.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Great evening, good food brilliant quiz(even better we came 2nd !) Service as usual was excellent

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Lovely pub, came along for the Gavin & Stacey Quiz, and had a fab night with my friends despite the slight delay to the quiz starting. The steak & ale pie was delicious.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Table Service at The Viking is known to be consistently slow, in almost every aspect. However the waiters and waitresses are always very kind and keen to make sure we are served well. Last time I was at the Viking, my children waited just over an hour for food to arrive. This was an exception. But not far from more than 40 minutes we usually wait. The time before the last I ordered a brownie with icecream at the same time we ordered drinks. I knew it would take long, so I kindly asked if it could be brought with the main course, so we could pay shortly after and no one would wait. I ordered it again when it did not arrive with the main course. And afterwards I received an apology and I was offered a brownie free of charge if I could wait thirty more minutes after paying. In either case I don’t see the waiters or waitresses could be blamed, as they diligently took the order in a timely manner. Discounts, free meals or any other sort of compensation would make me feel awkward, so please restrain yourself from doing so. On the other hand, show us some appreciation and improve the service. Thank you.

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 July 2019

A great evening.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 July 2019

Took quite a while for the food to arrive over 45 minutes

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

There was initially a mix up with our food order which left us waiting for around 50 minutes from ordering to receiving our food. The waiter and then the manager came over before our food was delivered to apologise for the mix up. It was handled very professionally and because of the friendly atmosphere the wait was just a chance to chat and wasn't an issue. The manager gave us a significant discount and I'm confident they will be perfect next time.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

I was not overly impressed by my dining experience at the Viking. My husband's steak had to be sent back as it was very over cooked. To be fair, the cost of the meal and his 2 beers were taken off our bill and the manager did come over and apologise. The falafel bowl was bland, and the texture of the butternut falafel was unappetising, I left a lot of my food in the plate. The marinated olives tasted like they had just been taken out of a jar and put in a bowl. I just feel that it was very overpriced for what we received. The service was average. We would be unlikely to return as there are better dining options elsewhere.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Our waitress Abbey was lovely and extremely attentive. She offered advice on the food which was great and it was clear she knew her stuff. The food arrived quickly and was delicious. It was a lovely evening all-round and we will go back for sure.

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

Amazing food

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 July 2019

Really good

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 July 2019

Love this place, staff are always so helpful and friendly ! Make birthday celebrations that extra bit special! Thank you xx

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Visited On Saturday, 29 June 2019

We waited over an hour for our starter while everyone around us recieved theirs. Subsequantly 1hr 20mins for starter and main to be delivered at the same time. Team identified the delay at the hour mark and confirmed that our bill would be taken care of by the restaurant. Not the best experience for an anniversary night out but the team dealt with the issue swiftly and concisely once aware of their shortcoming. I cannot fault the professionalism of the service team but unfortunately it did affect our evening in this instance.

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