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Wig & Pen

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub
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1 Frances Street, Truro TR1 3DP, England
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my family visited The Wig and Pen for lunch. Very friendly staff and excellent food!! They did a 2 for £20 offer on steaks,well cooked and worth every penny!Great selection of drinks and cosy atmosphere.

Thank fl0werbabe
Leigh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

I only popped in for a couple of pints and I was made to feel very welcome. The beer was very good, obviously kept well. The landlord served me and he was extremely friendly.

Thank Riversider51
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

The Wig & Pen is a lovely looking pub, bright and airy with an area outside to sit and watch the world go by. We arrived to have lunch and checked out the menu and specials board, looked very tempting. Two burgers ordered and we sat waiting with our drinks. The first hint of a problem was when food was... More 

Thank Denny B
jellybean98, Manager at Wig & Pen, responded to this review

Hello Denny B, Please accept our apologies for your disappointing experience with the Wig & Pen on this occasion. Firstly, we would like to thank you for taking the time to give us this feedback. We welcome all feedback, good or bad, and hope that we can use it to improve our business in any way. If you should choose... More 

St Austell, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Pleasant atmosphere, friendly helpful staff giving good service to compliment a decent food and beverage choice. A popular local town pub always a good sign.

Thank Martin P
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

This lovely little bar welcomed our dog in and we were able to try a cider or two before moving on to our dinner reservation. The bar staff were friendly and the one girl recommended a cider for me to try which I loved. Great!

Thank silvermerc_123
Oldham, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

First visit to this pub, service was good, nice friendly atmosphere and good choice of dishes from the menu- also some specials on boards in addition to menu. I chose hake, potatoes and broccoli from specials board and my husband had the gammon and chips. Food was tasty and nicely cooked, my husband commented that he would have liked some... More 

Thank susan1953528791
Camborne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Saturday last (11th June) I met my nephew at The Wig & Pen for a couple of drinks and a bite to eat before going on to watch Bill Bailey at the Hall for Cornwall. We were made very welcome, the service being helpful and friendly. Since I last went to this pub it has changed management and had a... More 

Thank Pete B
Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food here, very welcoming place, children friendly. Large menu to choose from, and a separate children's menu too. I will be returning. Excellent service.

Thank kap1987
Truro, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Just had a steak meal for two for £20. Good portions well cooked and very tasty couldn't fault it. A table of ten came in just behind us and the waitress kindly came to us and asked if we were ready to order first to avoid along wait so great service as well.

Thank oldsie
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Good food, good prices, great staff and only just down the road. Sunday roast is quality and quantity. Needless to say we'll be back soon!

Thank Chris D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $16
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Frances Street, Truro TR1 3DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: 441872273028

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