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The Pen and Wig

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
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Food and ambience

Quick Bites, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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About
At The Pen and Wig we have something to suit every occasion. Whether it's a relaxing haven from shopping, a place to meet friends or colleagues from work or to simply find a quiet corner to grab a drink or a bite to eat.
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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All reviews sunday roast pot roast pie beef calamari great pub choice of real ales nice beer selection spacious beer garden pub menu lovely sunday cozy atmosphere city centre food looked good tasted fresh outdoor seating served quickly
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Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Discovered on the off chance this place is a great little find. Staff are ever so friendly, which makes a pleasant change these days! Good choice of real ales and cider, including various Welsh varieties. Food was excellent and everyone in our party rated it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PaulWales1975
Geraint H, General Manager at The Pen and Wig, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Hi Thank you so much for the great review. I will make sure I pass them on to the team and I hope to see you back again soon. Thanks Geraint

Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

We arrived for Sunday lunch and werebt disappointed. I'd emailed before as we had a vegan dining and wanted to make sure they could cater for them. They were very friendly and immediately offered numerous dishes. Very reasonable prices as well, we had 8 clean...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pinkykitkat
Geraint H, General Manager at The Pen and Wig, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Thank you so much for the great review. I am so glad you enjoyed the food and service. Thanks again and I hope we will see you again soon. Geraint

Reviewed 13 November 2018

We visited the Pen and Wig as a group of 4 for Sunday Lunch. We had a table booked for 2.30pm, but arrived at 2pm to have a drink prior to our food. When we arrived there were two very stressed and clearly inexperienced members...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 354rachelh
Geraint H, General Manager at The Pen and Wig, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Hi Rachel I am really sorry we didn't live up to your expectations. We work really hard trying to get our Sundays right but on Sunday we were short staffed in the kitchen. This meant the manager on duty had to go up and help...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent pub with anvextensivevrange of real beers. I wish I had eaten as drooled at all the lovely plates of food being brought out quickly considering how busy it was. Froendly staff and lovely beers

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Trevor G
Geraint H, General Manager at The Pen and Wig, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Hi Trevor Thank you so much for your great review. Geraint

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We had a table for 10 booked after the Half Marathon so we were ready for a good feed and a pint when we got there! It was very busy as you'd expect but we were served quickly at the bar and there was only...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NJHTaunton
Geraint H, General Manager at The Pen and Wig, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Hi Thank you so much for the great review. If I remember rightly the 1/2 marathon day was really busy. My team worked really hard and I am glad you took the time to review us. Many thanks again Geraint

Reviewed 24 October 2018

Couldn't fault our Sunday Lunch. Service was brilliant with Dan and Isabel looking after us and the food was delicious. The pub is brilliant with a great selection of ales and spirits (I think they have over 50 gins!!!) and the atmosphere was lovely. Would...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank d0risdavies
Geraint H, General Manager at The Pen and Wig, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Hi Thank you very much for your great review. Our team work really hard so I am glad you took your time to feedback. I will pass on your comments to the team. Geraint

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

After viewing a photo of the roast dinner displayed on the website we all had high expectations for our lunch, however these expectations weren’t met. Very friendly staff, can’t fault them at all. They were out of beef for the roast which was fine as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cornwall_Oscar_
Geraint H, General Manager at The Pen and Wig, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hi I am so sorry we didn't meet your expectations on Sunday. You are right that the Sunday roast doesn't quite match the website but I am working with my kitchen team to make sure we get a lot closer to the picture. We obviously...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Great selection of beers. Good pub menu. Food not outstanding but good nontheless. Cozy atmosphere. Plenty of outdoor seating. Heaters and blankets for when it is nippy. Busy on a Saturday night. Good for larger groups. We stayed from 17:00 to almost 23:00 and had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pjthants
Geraint H, General Manager at The Pen and Wig, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hi Thanks for the great review. It is great to hear you had a good time on Saturday night and we hope to see you back again soon. Thanks Geraint

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

What a gem of a place. Great real ales, proper pub and good service. Food looked good, but didn’t eat here so unfair to comment. Lovely autumn Sunday afternoon beer in the beer garden - couldn’t fault it

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 593iane
Geraint H, General Manager at The Pen and Wig, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Ian Thanks so much for the great review. I am really pleased to hear that you enjoyed our Ales, service and beer garden. Hope to see you back again soon. Geraint

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

A short walk from where we abandoned the kids was a pub we had not visited before. The pub has a great range of ales and big beer garden at the rear. They served food until ten. The food was enjoyed by all as was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nicholashH777XV
Geraint H, General Manager at The Pen and Wig, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hi Thanks for the great review. Next time you are down visiting your kids please do pop in again. Geraint

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