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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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8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 53
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
We cant fault them.

The Alexander Bain, just like any other Witherspoon, serves a good pint and a good valued meal.Perhaps this one had the advantage of being in Scotland, which automatically means everyone is friendly.We took a drink each and a budget meal, all for less than 15£.You just can't fault them.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
186377Adequate
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Alexander Bain, just like any other Witherspoon, serves a good pint and a good valued meal.Perhaps this one had the advantage of being in Scotland, which automatically means everyone is friendly.We took a drink each and a budget meal, all for less than 15£.You just can't fault them.

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Thank 186377Adequate
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for a couple of pints good friendly service and a nice clean warm bar. Tenants on draft was excellent. Cheers guys

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Thank Paul C
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this review

Thanks Paul. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast is terrible Eggs had to go back loads Black pudding was like a brick Potatoe scone was dripping with grease Bacon is dry

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Thank theunkownguy
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this review

Sorry that you received a substandard meal, I hope that you brought this to the attention of the staff on duty and they were able to rectify this for you? More 

1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Went for a visit with the boyfriends family for my first ever visit to Wick! Ordered a lasagne and it came cold so sent it back and had to wait 30 minutes for another one! Absolutely awful and when it came we weren't even hungry because we had no choice but to eat other people's chips and the knifes and... More 

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Thank Lauren_ingram14
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this review

Sorry that you were hit with a double whammy of poor service from our team. I have passed your comments on and i hope this was just a blip and our service and food meets your standards on your next visit. More 

Thurso, Scotland, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I'm not really sure what to add to this review outside of the title! The food is exactly what you would expect from any Wetherspoons in any other part of the country - excellent value for money if not the highest of quality. You get what you pay for! Service is always friendly and quick and there is always plenty... More 

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Thank Dave W
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this review

Thanks for posting. More 

Wick, United Kingdom
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1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Went for Sunday dinner today. Have been on numerous occasions before and always seems to be hit or miss whether you end up with a decent meal or not. Unfortunately on this occasion it was a miss. Ordered large Sunday roast beef which arrived quickly, ordered large as the leaflet on the table said you would get an extra Yorkshire... More 

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Thank debbiejp2015
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this review

Thanks for providing your feedback, sorry for the mixup with our mats, over our menu change. Hopefully on your next visit we can get everything right for you. More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Took a customer here for lunch yesterday. Fast service and a lovely place. Food was a tad on the cold side but was still nice. Will definitely revisit.

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Thank Connor M
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, I will pass your comments into the kitchen team. And hopefully we can get every meal out piping hot! More 

Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We decided to visit Wetherspoons in Wick for the first time last week and were astounded by the size of it. Typical Wetherspoons menu but big selection and all reasonably priced with a good kids menu. Service was excellent, food was delicious and highly recommend this place.

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Thank Thenookorkney
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review, I hope you will visit again the next time you are on the mainland. More 

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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Visited this place while in Wick many times since opened. It was great. Over past two years went down hill badly including meals being not great as in past resulting in me looking for alternative place. This year it's turned around back to what it was. Food good and value for money. Looking well except for a cctv camera hanging... More 

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Thank Alan357
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, onwards and upwards! We only want to improve and make sure every patron has an enjoyable time in our pub. As for the CCTV camera, the young lad who thought to use it as a swing has hopefully recovered from his embarrassment of landing on his bum in front of his mates 😀 More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Having eaten in this pub 3 times now the food quality and service have been at a consistently high level, while the prices are (as with most if not all Wetherspoons) very reasonable. The restaurant area is spacious and able to accommodate groups of varying sizes and the menu choices are wide and varied - the Mexican burger is my... More 

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Thank Alex J
The-Alexander-Bain, Manager at The Alexander Bain Wetherspoons, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I hope you continue to visit us on your trips North. More 

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?