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John Bull Chophouse, Wigan Central, Wigan

Pub added by Dale Miles
Coopers Row
Wigan
WN1 1PQ
Phone: 01942242862
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Jon B left this review about John Bull Chophouse

finally found it open- nice quirky pub with unusual atmosphere. shame about the real ale- none at all on a Tuesday night? and this is Wigan pub of the season?

On 28th August 2018 - rating: 7
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ROB Camra left this review about The John Bull Chophouse

This is a Thwaites house selling 6 of their beers on handpump including a couple from their now parent brewer Marston's. It's a bit hard to find with the entrance being up an alley. I walked past, once in each direction before I spotted it. A bare flag floor and bare brick walls make this look "old" although I'm pretty sure the decor is fairly new. Thers's an upstairs area with a pool table and a dartboard. There's a very good jukebox downstairs which was playing the Jam, Stranglers, Clash etc during my visit. Friendly bar staff add to the positives. This is a very good pub, in fact it's probably the best Thwaites pub I've ever been in.

On 25th November 2016 - rating: 8
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Aqualung . left this review about The John Bull Chophouse

I only had time for a very fleeting visit here. It doesn't look much like an original pub but is quite old inside with wooden beams and a tiled floor. It's long and narrow with a small bar at one end and a small upstairs area. There is a prominent jukebox. I found it quite dark but the wooden tables had lighted candles on them. It was fairly quiet on my Thursday evening visit.
The bar has six hand pumps which as it is a Thwaite's house had mostly their and Marston's beer, although it may be all from the same source by now. I noticed Titanic Steerage (£2.95) so thought I would give it a try as it normally flies under my beer radar. It was in excellent condition but would probably have made a better first pint of the day.
I didn't really take to this pub that much as it struck me as a late night music sort of place but would be happy to return even if just to check out the jukebox.

On 26th November 2015 - rating: 7
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Alan Hurdle
Wigan Wallgate, 0.22 miles, 4 min walk (show)
Wigan North Western, 0.3 miles, 5 min walk (show)
Ince (Manchester), 1.21 miles, 23 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for John Bull Chophouse, Wigan
7th Apr 2019, 20:28
Pub map correction submitted by Alan Hurdle approved
 
7th Apr 2019, 20:28
Pub map correction submitted by Alan Hurdle

Pub Details

Pub details supplied by members of this site to the best of their knowledge. Please check with pub directly before making a special trip.

  • Accommodation : No last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • Beer Festivals : Yes last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • Beer Garden : Yes - of sorts - last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 06 October 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • Darts : No last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • Function Room : No last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • Hot Food : No last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • Jukebox : Yes last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • Karaoke : No last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • Micropub : No last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • Pinball : No last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • Pool Table : No last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 06 September 2018 by Jon B
Opening Hours
Sunday2pm - 11pm
MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday4:30pm - 11pm
Thursday4:30pm - 11pm
Friday1pm - 1am
Saturday12 - 1am
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
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