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Wig & Pen

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6 Saint Martin's | Palace Plain, Norwich NR3 1RN, England
+44 1603 625891
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a popular pub, no frills inside with extensive outdoor area. We received good service and enjoyed starters, fried Haloumi and shish kebab, for main we both had their very tasty beef pie (pastry and gravy very good)!

Thank Louise H
Norwich, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ive been in here a few times now and it is a reliable stalwart. Breakfast is quality.Lunch is great and dinner always a winner. If I need to make an impression with business,friends or family.This is the place to come. No-nonsense,can do attitude.This is what I like. Quick,effective polite service is standard. Approach the bar and drinks are effortlessly produced.No... More 

Thank Rich20000
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116 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has become a regular monthly venue. I know this to be a busy lunchtime pub, serving in a good part the nearby law courts. Tuesday evenings are not so busy, being located a short walk from the main hive of evening activity in the city. A sprinkling of customers, most enjoying the warm evening on the outdoor seating, just... More 

Thank GrumpyOldBeak
Norwich, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Been a long time since I last visited and I wonder why!! Good old fashioned pub in the shadow of the Cathedral, friendly, nice decor good drinks choices and the menu looks interesting too (didn't eat here but the meals looked good). We'll be back soon, we should have been sooner.

1 Thank CoachCraigie
Milton Keynes
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

My partner ordered a steak but asked for salad instead of fries. She was assured this would be no problem. The steak arrived with fries. In addition the steak was smothered in black pepper. Totally unacceptable when you have ordered a simple grilled steak. We left. Just as well, as the cod and chips I ordered also arrived looking grey... More 

Thank milstead01
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Well I wasn't sure what to expect but I have to say the food was amazing. Lots of roast potatoes, brilliant Yorkshire and lots of veg. The meat was fab. All served in good time by brilliant waitresses. My friend would have licked her plate given 1/2 the chance. Great ales, great atmosphere and great food. We will go back.

Thank Yt72
Norwich, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Decided to have our Sunday lunch here and so pleased we did.Arrived early for our 12.30 booking, so sat outside enjoying the sunshine with a drink to start.Moved indoors to eat our lunch and we had a nice table opposite the kitchen in a little nook.The food we ordered was delicious, nut roast for myself and hubby enjoyed the pie... More 

Thank Mandrew465
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

have been here several times now and have always found the food excellent, portions large and well presented. The staff are friendly and attentive and the locals always make us feel welcome. My husband and I would highly recommend it.

1 Thank Delia B
Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner went for a lunchtime meal a few weeks ago so decided to go with family for his birthday. Food was great the first time and was the same great standard this time too. I would say that I did have food envy looking around the table as mine although nice wasn't as tasty as the others.... More 

1 Thank vja2711
Norwich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Lovely atmosphere, great menu, really friendly staff. Great value for money😃 Not far from the cathedral, short walk from the city centre, also close to the river.

1 Thank Catrina B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $20
British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene
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 Saint Martin's | 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?