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The Wig and Pen

19 St. Giles Street, Northampton NN1 1JA, England
+44 1604 622178
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
19 St. Giles Street, Northampton NN1 1JA, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I came here with my baby was a little worried with getting the pram up the stairs but was offered help by two members of staff which made me feel very welcome and that nothing was to much trouble they also took my order from...More

Thank caz m
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Great for meeting friends after work staff very pleasant Nice and cosy for a few drinks before heading out

Thank Sunshinegirl037
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Stopped in on a Friday night with some work colleagues. Really busy, but good live music and plenty of staff to serve. Reasonable prices and very enjoyable time

Thank gmslb
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

One of the best real ale pubs. Good selection on offer and hot drinks too. Not over priced either and has a great atmosphere helped by the small size. Benefits from a large heated and covered beer garden so functional even in winter. Well worth...More

Thank northants90
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Popped in on Saturday afternoon for some lunch and a couple drinks and i wasn't disappointed. Great service and even better food! THE BEST FISH N CHIPS I've honestly ever had. Great selection of ale that i was allowed to try before i bought them!...More

1  Thank MN_food
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Visited several pubs in the area this was a great find nice friendly atmosphere good selection of beer unfortunately we had already eaten so did not sample the good probably next time.

1  Thank Nigel B
Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

Great pub good atmosphere and friendly staff, had a couple of meals here food was excellent will definitely be returning .

1  Thank Brackers23
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Took my wife for a Sunday lunch here . And what a quality one it was . We enjoyed the music and the rugby to . Can’t recommend this place enough . Thanks guys James

1  Thank Mat R
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

This is a great little Northampton town centre pub. Right in the middle of the night life. Great atmosphere. Great choice of beers and gin. Excellent for a gathering.

1  Thank Neil M
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

We booked a table a few days before, when we turned up shortly before 1800 there was confusion over whether a table was booked, available or even if we could eat. We were finally seated around 1820 and given menu. The food was of an...More

Thank kimble16
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Pete T
December 11, 2016|
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Response from paulatb65 | Property representative |
Hi, not after 6pm as a town centre public house thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $35
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 St. Giles Street, Northampton NN1 1JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1604 622178
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A traditional pub steeped in history that offers a unique food and dining experience in the heart of a bustling town centre. With 13 rotating guest ales and ciders, 100 plus whisky's and rare spirits, bottled global beers, draught lagers & Belgian beers we have something different to appeal to your palate. Our chefs produce regularly changing menus tailored to showcase the finest seasonal produce. All our recipes are produced on site using ingredients sourced from numerous local suppliers. As a proud supporter of the Northampton Saints we regularly show all Rugby games throughout the season on our many screens. The Wig and Pen is also proud to offer a diverse range of live music every week of the year. CAMRA (campaign for real ale) accredited & we were voted Northamptonshire's pub of the season by CAMRA for Spring 2012 because of our excellent selection of quality local and national real ales.
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