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The Wighton


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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here today with my husband. The new management Martin and Kay made us so welcome together with their friendly staff. Service and food is excellent here, you need too try it

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank traceyfrost18
Reviewed 4 days ago

Came last night for Valentines and was left dissapointed, no one to greet you was first issue. I had the fish and chips, chips were great but fish was awful, clearly frozen muck that they battered, in no way was this fresh battered fish. Wife’s...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Woody R
Reviewed 4 days ago

What an awful same..this place has huge potential but again not enough staff to cope. Had not been in a while and discovered yet another landlord. We had to wait ages for our food.. Bar service was even worse than before.. The landlord is very...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Boomare
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So my hubby and I stopped her a few days ago after a very stressful day with our daughter being in hospital with sepsis . We where shattered and just wanted to have food and a quite drink . The staff where so attentive even...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank greenmlou
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So, this place has lots of positives. Staff are really friendly, food choice is great and good kids area. However I gave up with this place in 2017 after constantly having poor food. Once again I complained as the food that I had ordered was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mrfolwer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a real positive, the staff are very welcoming friendly and nice. They really couldn’t do enough. Chris the waiter is fantastic. Loads of effort. We saw him make a customer a chicken out of foil and sing to a customer happy birthday at the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch around 3:30 had chicken with veg. Chicken very nice veg rubbish. Broccoli raw carrots tasteless gravy watery. Had the cauliflower cheese as an extra and had to send it back because it was cold. Overall very disappointing the meal was not...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank MarkEggy
Reviewed 7 January 2019

As regulars at the Wighton we booked a table for New Years Eve. We were greeted by a surly hostess and very dismayed to find that they were serving a very limited menu that was not in keeping with the usual fare and hence none...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank suzyT232
Reviewed 7 January 2019

I am very surprised about some of the recent reviews on here as this is one of our favourite places to eat and we have not come across any of the problems that others have encountered. We visited again in the last few days and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank brooklyn11
Reviewed 1 January 2019

I was full of sadness at the decline of a previously favourite restaurant when I visited The Wighton the other night. An empty car park followed by an empty restaurant during what should be one of the busiest times of the year!( by 8 p.m...More

Date of visit: December 2018
4  Thank hayleyredmayne75
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Is this comment directed at the Wighton as Trip advisor has just asked me to comment and after reading this I think your question is directed at the Wignton and not us who add reviews about the place as we never got any... More
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