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Doc's Symposium, Wigan

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85 Mesnes Street
Wigan
WN1 1QJ
Phone: 07472063296
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Brainy Pool left this review about Doc's Symposium

short walk out of town takes you to this cafe bar with a deli filled with cakes, crisps and sandwiches sharing prominence with the bar as you walk in. Five hand pumps and just two keg taps. The cask range this time was pale ales and bitters entirely, a dark choice would have been nice, but my Flat Cap was well kept. No TV anymore and though there is dreary music, it’s just a pleasant place to while away an afternoon.

On 18th January 2020 - rating: 7
[User has posted 671 recommendations about 660 pubs]


Bucking Fastard left this review about Doc's Symposium

A bit of a walk out of town,but proving very popular in the good weather ,there were lots of tables and chairs outside on the pavement.Inside it felt a bit like a sandwich shop and it could easily double up as a cafe.The portrait wallpaper gave some character,while the glass cabinet was serving cheese and other snack foods.The flatscreen was off during our trip.
The 4 handpumps were serving Bank Top Flat Cap,Prospect Silver Tally,Kirkstall Pale (decent) and Deeply Vale Citra Storm (very good,great session ale).Shame there was nothing in the higher ABV category but having been disappointed by the ale selection in some other GBG listed pubs,this place got a good deal of our customer.Along with Wigan Central ,I would say this is a Wigan pub not to miss.

On 10th July 2019 - rating: 7
[User has posted 2032 recommendations about 2032 pubs]


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Al Bundy left this review about Doc's Symposium

A fairly decent micropub. Its not, however, a place for those of you that abide by the strict micropub rules that you've made up as there is background music AND a tv. For the less petty then this is quite good. The bar is next to a deli counter and there are 5 handpumps plus 2 keg fonts. Beers from Abbeydale, Prospect, Doghouse and Bank Top available today. Dodgy wallpaper as noted. I liked it.

On 19th May 2017 - rating: 8
[User has posted 3378 recommendations about 3295 pubs]


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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Aqualung .
Wigan Wallgate, 0.53 miles, 10 min walk (show)
Wigan North Western, 0.61 miles, 11 min walk (show)
Ince (Manchester), 1.38 miles, 26 min walk (show)
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18th Jan 2020, 15:24
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 24 August 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 06 March 2015 by Pub SignMan
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 06 March 2015 by Pub SignMan
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 24 August 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Child Friendly : No last updated 06 March 2015 by Pub SignMan
  • Darts : No last updated 24 November 2015 by Aqualung .
  • Dog Friendly : No last updated 06 March 2015 by Pub SignMan
  • Hot Food : No - Light snacks available - last updated 24 August 2014 by ROB Camra
  • Jukebox : No last updated 06 March 2015 by Pub SignMan
  • Karaoke : No last updated 06 March 2015 by Pub SignMan
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 06 March 2015 by Pub SignMan
  • Micropub : Yes last updated 17 March 2015 by Pub SignMan
  • Pinball : No last updated 06 March 2015 by Pub SignMan
  • Pool Table : No last updated 06 March 2015 by Pub SignMan
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 24 August 2014 by ROB Camra
  • WiFi : No last updated 06 March 2015 by Pub SignMan
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