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Chugging along nicely

I come in here less than I used to, but it never ceases to deliver. It's ever popular with young... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ropentastones
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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Time out

Try to go as often as possible as a couple when getting time out from the kids. Fab beers and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Cheri H
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Real ale and cider bar in Wigan town centre
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1 Queen Street | Arch No. 1, Wigan WN3 4DY, England
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+44 1942 246425
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I come in here less than I used to, but it never ceases to deliver. It's ever popular with young and old and has such a lovely atmosphere. There are live acts on "The Platform" next door and the staff are knowledgeable and friendly (especially...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Try to go as often as possible as a couple when getting time out from the kids. Fab beers and nibbles in a relaxed setting

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cheri H
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Came here with a friend who lives in Wigan and what a great place it is. My oly problem is there's not enough choice of cider but still lots of other drinks. The atmosphere is good and the history of the place is good, would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eunice38
Reviewed October 16, 2018

It was early Sunday evening of the August bank holiday weekend. I've not seen such a busy pub at that time of day! Liked its railway theme. Extremely capable bar staff - coping so well with all the crowds! Excellent selection of beers. Would definitely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kathryndob
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Great food and drink with great customer service. The manageress was lovely asking me for a selfie. The bar staff were very friendly. I will visit again. 👍👍👍👍👍

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ian R
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Very good place to chill, handy for the train station.Friendly staff and always a good choice of ales

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter_Wigan_Latics
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Wigan Central is the closest pub to where we live and it is possible we moved there just to be closer to it! You won't find a pub with a better atmosphere or nicer staff. We go every Monday night for the quiz, which is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KarenPEllison
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Wigan Central has been a huge success, and has doubled in size in the near year-and-a-half since my last visit. The industrial look that many modern bars try to fake is totally genuine here, and it works well. As a fan of bottled beers I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steven C
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly staff, good service and great selection of drinks. I really like the concept of this bar and it fits well with the location

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cjfry2302
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

New to me, good atmosphere fantastic choice of beers, bit of a tardis actually, would definitely go against n

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John W
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JANE D
March 6, 2018|
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Response from JANE D |
Excellent fresh cheese and chutney platter, brilliant draught beers and ciders! Been there again 3 times since!
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shelbo28
April 9, 2016|
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Response from PatsyS741 | Property representative |
Hi there, Music starts from 2:30pm every Sunday. You can find more information about upcoming acts on the website.
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