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John Bull Chophouse

2 Coopers Row, Market Place

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Tuesday4.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday4.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday4.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday1.00 pm - 1.00 am
Saturday12.30 pm - 1.00 am
Sunday3.00 pm - 11.00 pm

About the Pub

Thwaites Awards for Excellence 2017 - Voted both Thwaites Pub of the Year and Best Pint.

If you're visiting Wigan, this unique pub has to be on your list. Whether you're after a quiet evening pint or a vibrant nightlife venue. This 300+ year old building has been cottages, stables and a slaughter house in the past but now a popular town centre pub, run by the same family for over 40 years. Six handpumps downstairs selling cask beer plus continental beers. In addition a large range of bottled beers, a wine list, 3 draught ciders, large range of specialist whiskeys on the whiskey bar and 20 bottles of specialist rum are available.

There are two floors, toilets upstairs limit wheelchair access to WC but not the beer. The Hop House now occupies the First floor offering another 6 Cask Ales and 4 Craft Beers. There are 5 electric sockets for public use with USB connections for charging. Music from the juke box is piped upstairs. It's a Grade II listed building. Casque marque accredited.

Historic Interest

Grade II listed.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Thwaites John Bull Chophouse Pale Ale
  • Thwaites Wainwrights

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 10 changing beers.

A wide rotating range.

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    One regular cider (Rosie’s Pig – Flat Tyre) plus upto two other Weston’s real ciders available including Old Rosie (from box).


  • Garden Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    If well behaved.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

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John Bull Chophouse

2 Coopers Row, Market Place

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53.54619, -2.6313


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  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (200m)

Wigan Bus Station

Nearby Station (250m)

Wigan Wallgate

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John Bull Chophouse - Wigan

John Bull Chophouse

2 Coopers Row, Market Place

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • Additional Services
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly
  • Live Music
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station

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