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Wig & Pen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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6 St. Martin At Palace Plain | Palace Plain, Norwich NR3 1RN, England
+44 1603 625891
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly with open fires and cosy window seats. Now more an eating pub, it's still possible to feel at home here for just a quick drink, which is why we stopped here. Quite busy with locals at Saturday tea time even though it's a bit off the beaten track which Is a good sign. We didn't try the food but... More 

Thank Westlands
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and 2 children came here for lunch. The service was very good. The food was amazing. It was good value for the brilliant food they serve. The pub was really nice it had a lovely welcoming vibe. We enjoyed our lunch and would come back again. Thank you

Thank sea02sell
Essex, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a Norwich for a short break, we tried this place midweek for dinner and it was fab. The staff were friendly and efficient. The food was great - starters of soup + goujons, mains of risotto + hake - all were well cooked and tasty. With a decent range of local ales and reasonable prices as well, a visit... More 

Thank SunJester
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been going to this pub for a good number of years now and why???? Quite simply good food, great beer, excellent service. The manager and his friendly staff make everybody feel welcome not least myself and former work colleagues who turn up once a month for a lunchtime chat over a pint and a bite to eat--have also booked... More 

Thank Barry R
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

which ever meal you order it is always mouth watering, plentiful and made with love, the chef and his team leave no stone unturned to provide consistency of quality ingredients, presentation, quantity and piping hot food i have been eating in this Pub all summer - i go back every day perfectly priced and perfectly delivered by the greatest staff... More 

Thank shawtaylor
Norwich, United Kingdom
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397 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

When we have visitors to the City we try to be near the Wig and Pen at lunch time on our City walk about. Today was no different and we were lucky enough to get the table in the bay window. This pub has a wide selection of draught beers (and lagers if that is your taste) and we tried... More 

Thank mgsnorwich
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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318 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Nice old pub. Gets very busy at lunchtime and you may experience a short wait to be served. But staff were very good in remembering who was next to be served. It has a large outside seating area at the front of the pub which is real nice place to sit on a sunny day. Food is good and not... More 

Thank daveinkent44
Penicuik, United Kingdom
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233 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Visited on Friday 9 September. Drink only, but have eaten there before. Welcoming atmosphere, friendly staff, excellent beer selection. Outside sitting area is a suntrap -- very pleasant.

Thank Andrew G
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Had a delicious lunch. We had southern chicken and a sea bass. Staff were very warm and welcoming even brought out water for the dog. Food wasn't too expensive good price for a great meal

Thank Philippa M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Bar staff on the saturday we visited were particularly amusing, helpful and accommodating to our needs. We all enjoyed a variety of guest beers and enjoyed a pleasant few hours sat outside in the sun.

Thank nomorewine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $19
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 St. Martin At Palace Plain | Palace Plain, Norwich NR3 1RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 625891

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