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Wig & Pen

$$ - $$$, British,
1 Frances Street, Truro TR1 3DP, England
+44 1872 273028
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“salmon” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Frances Street, Truro TR1 3DP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wig & Pen was not a planned stop! We were fortunate enough to find the pub and (five in our party) everything was beyond our expectations. I asked the waitress for her recommendation and she suggested the chicken. I love a good chicken sandwich...More

Thank Packsfast2go
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Well doneWig and Pen excellent meal and real potato chips not the usual frozen chips you get in most places now . Food was hot presented well and friendly staff also the choice of a small portion which is great for lunchtimes will definitely be...More

Thank Yvonne L
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Meal with 5 friends and I have to say a little disappointed as meal was ok but steak was a bit chewy and pepper corn sauce was bland. Otherwise it was ok

Thank Gavin M
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

It isn't that often that all the ingredients of an excellent pub experience happen at the same time - great beer, delicious food and amazing hospitality - but the Wig & Pen had all of them aplenty. Would we come back? Yes please!! Highly recommend...More

Thank annalp73
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

We like the reduced selection on the menu in theory it means more time is taken with your food rather than thrown in the microwave. We love our food and would gladly eat here daily if we were staying in Truro I chose the chicken...More

Thank sueralph1
Reviewed February 16, 2018

We popped in for a quick lunch and it was. Menu turned out to un-exciting. Some promotion of build your own burger and another few things "to share" . Other than that we choose the some of their pub food. Gammon and chips and a...More

Thank brianreeman2016
Jennifer A, Owner at Wig & Pen, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

Hello brianreeman2016, Firstly we apologise if you found our menu ‘unexciting’. With over 30 standard dishes available on our Menu every day (plus our full Sandwich Menu, Small and Large options on many meals and hundreds of combinations in our Build Your Own section available...More

Reviewed February 4, 2018

The food was very good and the service by young staff was exceptional. Good choice of food including smaller portions possible. The salad was dressed and had variety not just green leaves as in other places.

Thank Never A
Jennifer A, Owner at Wig & Pen, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, we look forward to welcoming you back again.

Reviewed January 22, 2018

Called in for food after a day doing the sales. Was greeted with a nice welcome and it was lovely and warm inside. They mostly cater for full meals rather than lunch time snacks. I tried the beef nachos, home made nachos and very tasty,...More

Thank Sue L
Jennifer A, Owner at Wig & Pen, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

Hello Sue L, Thank you for your kind review! The Beef Nachos are a personal favourite of mine as well so it’s lovely to hear that you enjoyed yours. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Went with a group of friends last night. We had warned them 2 of us are vegan in advance. They had got some bean burgers but offered to cook something else if we wanted. We had the burgers which were fab. Their homemade hot sauce...More

Thank Verencemos
Jennifer A, Owner at Wig & Pen, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We’re so pleased you enjoyed your time with us - our Chef loved your comments regarding his secret recipe Hot Sauce. It was a pleasure to have you visit us and we look forward to welcoming you back again.

Reviewed January 9, 2018

My last review on a bar estaurant in Truro wasn't very faverable, so on today's visit looked for a different pub to eat in. Chose the Wig and Pen by chance, when we walked in there was no one there, so nearly walked out again,...More

Thank pamlewis0447
Jennifer A, Owner at Wig & Pen, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

Hello pamlewis0447, Thank you very much for your kind review! It’s lovely to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, we look forward to welcoming you back again. I will pass your compliments on to the Team Member and Chef serving during your visit who,...More

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January 18, 2018|
Response from Jennifer A | Property representative |
Hello, sorry but no we don’t. Kind Regards, Jennifer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $17
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Frances Street, Truro TR1 3DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro
  • Phone Number: +44 1872 273028
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