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Old Vic

(formerly Victoria & Duck Inn)

79 Fishergate

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Opening Times

Monday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday10.00 am - Midnight
Saturday10.30 am - Midnight
SundayMidday - 11.30 pm

Meal Times

10 - 3 Mon - Fri
Closed Sat & Sun


Inns & Leisure

About the Pub

This pub is handily located opposite the railway station and on bus routes into the city. With rolling live updates of train departures showing inside this makes a welcoming retreat for those waiting for a train or needing to while away an hour or two due to unexpected delays.

It's a popular pub that can get busy at weekends with a number of TVs showing sports events and is also a rare city centre pub for darts enthusiasts. To the rear is an outdoor decked smoking area and a car park (only available on Sunday and in the evenings).

Seven hand pumps offer a good range of beers in the area, with local microbreweries usually represented. Real ale carry-outs are regularly available, as are third-of-a-pint taster paddles.

Accepts the old CAMRA Wetherspoon's vouchers but is not signed up to the new CAMRA voucher scheme (2019).

Historic Interest

Built around 1750

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Bombardier

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 6 changing beers.

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Old Vic, Preston


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking

    Sundays and evenings only.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Meal times only.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Darts, pool.

  • LiveMusic Live Music


  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

    The Cloud.

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Old Vic

79 Fishergate

Sat Nav Reference

53.757443, -2.706599


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

2, 3, 111

Nearby Station (200m)

Preston (Lancs)

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