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Doc's Symposium

85 Mesnes Street

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Premises Description

Micro pub.

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Opening Times

ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
Sunday1.00 pm - 10.30 pm

About the Pub

A warm welcome awaits you from well-respected landlords June and Chris Docherty in Wigan’s first micro pub. Five cask ales, European beers, bottled ciders and bottled beers are available. The deli counter offers a wide range of light snacks and nibbles made from fresh ingredients daily. Situated within walking distance of Wigan town centre, this micro pub has outdoor seating overlooking Mesnes Park. A small and friendly pub for real ale lovers to enjoy a quiet pint in a relaxed atmosphere.

(opens Wednesdays end of March to the end of September 4pm-7pm)

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Weetwood Cheshire Cat

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

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Doc's Symposium, Wigan


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Can provide a ramp when needed.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Wide range of snacks available from deli counter.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Quality bar snacks.

  • Garden Pub Garden

    Continental style pavement seating - blankets provided.

  • Parking Parking

    Small car park and pay & display on street.

  • LinedGlasses Lined Glasses
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Doc's Symposium

85 Mesnes Street

Sat Nav Reference

53.550616, -2.633221


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

(On main bus route to Standish/Chorley and Beech Hill Circular)

Nearby Station (650m)

Wigan Wallgate

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