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The Willy Wicket Inn

Badminton Road, Downend BS36 1DP, England
+44 117 956 7308
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible15%
Travelers talk about
“pies” (6 reviews)
“chicken pie” (6 reviews)
“puds” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Badminton Road, Downend BS36 1DP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's been a while since we last visited. It's a Vintage Inn chain pub and the format of the Sunday roast has now changed moving away from having separate veggies to a smaller sel cation on your plate. Our party all chose the turkey which...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not sure if its under new ownership but the Willy Wicket is 100% improved since our last visit about 1 year ago. Better menu, better quality ingredients, meals look more appetising and service was good. Tried to book yesterday but they had no free tables...More

Thank DanielMegan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wrote a review in April and I have to say it was a bad experience but we visited again last week, I have to say this was only due to having a voucher given to us as I had emailed the company and complained....More

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked for Sunday meal at 5.45pm. Unfortunately this is when staff are changed over. Waited 30 mins for order to be taken. Waitress did apologise for the wait. Unfortunately out of the 6 meals ordered 2 were not available and other choices had to be...More

Thank 817carolineh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just had Sunday lunch at the Willy Wicket with my partner, which could have been a much nicer experience if we hadn't been met with an unkind "jobs-worth" manner from someone who seemed to be either the manager or the owner. Having gone into the...More

Thank Mike_S_Traveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with 2 friends pre Xmas 2016. Reasonable choice of food/beers..... was a cold day, but felt colder in the pub, so I had to keep my coat on. Ordered a burger and was okay, but nowt special. My mate paid, as it was his...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here last week while the traffic was bad on the ring round. Had a starter and a main was all hot and good was good loads of staff On which is a good thing for a m&b pub it was very well put together

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here quite a bit as it's not too far from where we live, I like it. There's plenty of seating outside for when it's warm but don't worry about it being next to the ring road as you don't notice it. As you...More

Thank Pilgrim1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thought we'd try it as passed often but never been inside. Ordered from the £14.80 menu 2 courses. Mushrooms were good, bread no butter. I had prawn cocktail, the prawns were fine but smoothed some cheap mayonnaise not the rose marie sauce as should be,...More

Thank David J
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

I had visited several Vintage Inns before, but not this one. We hadn't booked a table in advance but three of us turned up on a Tuesday lunchtime, we found a table and ordered drinks from the bar, service was polite and efficient. We were...More

Thank Andrew B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Badminton Road, Downend BS36 1DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Downend
  • Phone Number: +44 117 956 7308
Embracing the rural charm of its tranquil, scenic setting, The Willy Wicket Inn offers a modern twist on traditional country pub dining. As well as offering a garden for enjoying summertime dining, the cosy dining room is filled with rustic original features and toasty fires for warming winter dining. Championing favourite British recipes, guests can enjoy evenings devoted to the Inn's freshly-baked pies, as well as gourmet roast dinners and seasonal cocktail mixes.
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