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The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons

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Market Place, Wick KW1 4LP, Scotland
+44 1955 609920
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good39%
  • Average27%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
Market Place, Wick KW1 4LP, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 342 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from a weekend in Wick. Ate here twice, usual Weatherspoons fare but very friendly staff and good atmosphere.

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We all know about spoons. Well on this occasion the bar man was spot on, he really made the visit a pleasant and even interesting experience. He was very helpful with our selections and seemed to have the time and spare insight to be shared...More

Thank Kristofer C
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Kristofer.

Reviewed 13 March 2018

Here in Wick we have a limited choice of places to eat and so "Spoons" is where we most frequently end up. The meals can be hit and miss, one time we had the most amazing fish and chips the next time we had to...More

1  Thank Linda C
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for reviewing.

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We were dubious in the beginning but the we are glad we weren't in the end because the food was amazing the service was very friendly and good and the coffee was very nice as well! We nearly lived on this pub for three days...More

Thank sofietti
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks very much for reviewing.

Reviewed 27 February 2018

Wick has very few facilities, at least ones that don't look threatening to the outsider; so the Alexander Bain (electric clock inventor and designer of an electromagnetic means of transmitting images) was a welcome sight! It's a lovely old building (formerly the Post Office and...More

Thank JamesHartleyBennett
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for reviewing.

Reviewed 23 February 2018

Visited here twice whilst in Wick for a couple of days. Mid afternoon for a couple of drinks then again in the evening for dinner with friends. As soon as we arrived a lovely young bartender came up and gave me back the scarf I...More

Thank Happy_traveller5888
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks very much for reviewing.

Reviewed 19 February 2018

Opted to choose from the Valentines day special menu, nothing different from the main menu but the prices were excellent, who said romance was dead. Super service throughout the meal, staff are efficient, friendly and hard working. Whenever i'm visiting Wick there is no question...More

Thank WillieDuffus
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks very much, It’s great to hear that we are getting things right.

Reviewed 16 February 2018

If you're an Extreme Spooner then it's absolutely essential that you visit here. It's non negotiable. Because of all the dozens of Spoons in the UK, this is the furthest north. Beyond this it's just John O Groats (no Spoons there), the Orkneys (Spoon deficient),...More

Thank misterpastry
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks very much, we do see a lot of ‘pub hunters’ who travel all the way just to say they’ve made it this far north.

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Went here fore Some drinks and food after Old Pulteney. Quick service, Great soup and burger! Highly recommended pub, well worth a visit! Will be back

Thank Bykern
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Thanks very much for reviewing.

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I am sitting out a snow storm in front of an open fire here in wick. My latte and delicious white chocolate muffin was £2.50! Plus the coffee is refillable and the wifi is free so I may stay here all day! Hadn’t been too...More

Thank S466KMkarenm
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thanks for the review.

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gregj282
28 June 2017|
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Response from The-Alexander-Bain | Property representative |
That's no problem, I just wanted to clarify. Regards, Jamie.
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0des
30 March 2016|
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Response from Compo-in-Caithness | Reviewed this property |
0des: I see that you are from Wick so why not just pop in and take a look. There is a menu on each table and no obligation to buy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:00
Friday
08:00 - 01:00
Saturday
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place, Wick KW1 4LP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Wick
  • Phone Number: +44 1955 609920
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