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Wig & Pen

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British, Pub, French, International, Gastropub
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1 Frances Street, Truro TR1 3DP, England
01872 273028
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Our Christmas celebration

We decided on The Wig and Pen because the room downstairs was completely separate which was important when there are 30 of you. We had the Christmas menu which gave us a good choice the 3 course was only £18. I started with the King prawns and scallops it was small but then that suited me and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 5, 2015
Jackie D
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Truro, United Kingdom
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Truro, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Wig and Pen last weekend. A warm welcome by friendly staff , great service and a great atmosphere. Good choice on the menu, including a few vegetarian options. The food is presented well and taste delicious. Definitely recommend the Wig and Pen.

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Thank hazelcowls
Guildford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for the "Buy One Get One Half Price", "Build Your Own Burger" last night at the Wig & Pen, expressly advertised on Facebook and inside the bar. Despite sitting opposite the promotional sign for this offer, during our meal, and ordering two burgers. We were told at the end we had to pay full price for our meal because... More 

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3 Thank Diner904
Truro, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

The food was luke warm, the service mediocre and all in all was a complete joke. The ambience is non existant. New management is needed ASAP

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7 Thank Jacqueline B
jellybean98, Owner at Wig & Pen, responded to this review

Once again Jacqueline, you have been warned about harassing this business. This review will be reported to Tripadvisor and to the Police as it is breach of you Police Notice on harrassment of the Wig and Pen. More 

Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We stopped here for a quick lunch and were pleasantly surprised. The welcome was friendly and the food took time to arrive and so it was freshly prepared. Our choices were very tasty and enjoyable. When we next visit Truro we would happily return here. Highly recommended.

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2 Thank Rondayvous
Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

We decided on The Wig and Pen because the room downstairs was completely separate which was important when there are 30 of you. We had the Christmas menu which gave us a good choice the 3 course was only £18. I started with the King prawns and scallops it was small but then that suited me and gave me room... More 

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Thank Jackie D
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

We visited the Wig and Pen having booked a table during the Lantern Parade. We visited for drinks in other parades and have seem this is a brilliant place for watching the parade so we decided to give food a go this time. We werent disappointed, food was beautiful and there as a wide choice of drinks. Though very very... More 

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Thank Andybrab
Poole
Level Contributor
30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We had a light lunch here - food came quickly and was tasty. Decor is nice and it's quite spacious. It was quite a busy place and can accommodate wheelchairs.

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Thank Margaret M
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely pub for a decent beer, however the food is very standard. We will give it another try in a while to see if anything changes.

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Thank Jukebox696969
Greater London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We popped into the Wig & Pen on our first visit to Truro. The welcome was brilliant, very friendly. I have to say it was the best roast beef I have had in a long time, so much choice on my plate and fantastically cooked. I would definitely recommend this restaurant/pub to my family and friends.

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Thank Janet S
Truro, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Thank goodness the previous landlords have packed up and gone back to the Victoria Inn a few miles up the road; quite how they managed to undo the brilliant work undertaken on the Wig by the landlords who left in mid-2014 is beyond me and a lot of the regular diners deserted the place in droves. St. Austell Brewery please... More 

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1 Thank Machi B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Frances Street, Truro TR1 3DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: 01872 273028

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 24
  • Cuisine: British, Pub, French, International, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?