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6 Saint Martin's | Palace Plain, Norwich NR3 1RN, England
+44 1603 625891
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Ranked #136 of 667 Restaurants in Norwich
Price range: $8 - $23
Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

As the name implies a regular haunt of lawyers and court staff and surrounding offices. Great range if ales. The food is exciting and varied with daily specials. Rabbit Pie on the 'A' board last week. Friendly and welcoming staff.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Hit the shops for the sales and decided to stop for a bite to eat on the way home, what a mistake stopping here, had beef and pork lasagne with chips and salad with sooooo much cheese on top it made the whole dish totally disgusting and swimming in this bright yellow gue which soaked into everything including the wilting... More 

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Craig M, Owner at Wig & Pen, responded to this review

Dear Kaeen Many thanks for taking the time to post your first review on Trip Advisor; unfortunately for me it had to be a complaint about my business. I am so sorry to hear of your disappointing experience on Saturday afternoon. As grievances of this enormity have not been common in my 21 years at the Wig & Pen, I... More 

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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Enjoyed the special for dinner, smoked haddock fishcakes with salad, and on tap, the local Aspall cider in this wood beamed pub near the Maids Head Hotel.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

An all male group of eight of us dropped in after a day's golf to have a pint and check out the menu as an alternative to our hotel's expensive but uninspiring offerings and I was immediately impressed by the pub's character and the friendly welcome from the bar staff. There was a good selection of real ales on offer... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Situated in the historic tombland area of the city in the shadow of the cathedral the pub is well worth a visit but the food is a little pricey and only average fare.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Popped in for lunch as was on business nearby with my wife and so pleased that I did. Great welcome and service and the quality of the food was exceptional. Prices very reasonable and great pub atmosphere. I shall definately visit again the next time i am in Norwich Many Thanks

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

First visit. Felt comfortable as we walked in. Had reserved a table. Only negative aspect of the whole visit was the hard, no cushioned wooden seats (tough on old bones after an hour plus). But on to the meals, Absolute thumbs up for the pork belly and the steak & ale pie (extra gravy, plenty of veg). Relaxed, no rush... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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82 reviews 82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

It wasn't only about the wonderful beer. I also enjoyed the environment of this old, traditional pub and my chat with the friendly barman, and the eccentric names borne by a variety of beers and breweries: Woodforde's, Humpty Dumpty, Little Sharpie, Southwold bitter, Lacons encore. I wholeheartedly recommend that you visit too.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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258 reviews 258 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Had a lovely meal, i think our entire party of 20 all enjoyed our various dishes. Extensive menu but a bit limited choices of desert.. quite a lot of chocolatey stuff.My hake and butter bean dish was delicious.the friendly and efficient service was noteworthy.we had lots of attention .. Taking orders for drinks, bringing water etc and although there were... More 

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Hunstanton, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This pub is quite handy for the local courts and maybe the chef needs locking up! I had a curry Panini which was tasteless tinned goo. Very disappointed as the staff were friendly and they have a good selection of real ales , nice décor and a splattering of interesting locals

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Additional Information about Wig & Pen

Address: 6 Saint Martin's | Palace Plain, Norwich NR3 1RN, England
Phone Number: +44 1603 625891
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
Cuisine: British, Pub

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