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The Willy Wicket

Badminton Road , Downend, Bristol, BS36 1DP +44 1172957661

((((* British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

My Dad lives in Bristol and he loves this place. As I cannot be with him this Christmas I treated to an early Christmas lunch. The food and service was really good, and I would certainly come back.

Rachel Durand 20 December 2016
from Saltash

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A former dairy farm, The Willy Wicket serves quintessentially British food from an extensive menu, and enjoys a grassy beer garden framed by the pub’s red-brick exterior. Based in Bristol, the dining room features roaring open fires, black oak beam ceilings and squashy leather sofas.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Willy Wicket menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies designed by celebrity chef James Martin offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while the ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

Surrounded by rolling countryside, The Willy Wicket in Downend boasts many rambling walks and idyllic beauty spots, while The Kendleshire Golf Club is just a 4-minute drive away.

The Willy Wicket

Badminton Road , Downend, Bristol, BS36 1DP

Contact +44 1179567308
Reservations +44 1172957661

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4.1 ((((* (based on 60 reviews)
91% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • lunch (33)
  • value (23)
  • large parties (13)
  • private dining (13)
  • child friendly (12)
  • romantic (9)
  • business (8)
  • al fresco (5)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • trendy (2)
  • views (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • ((((( 8 January 2017 by Jane Robbins from Bristol

    Excellent food and service.

  • (**** 2 January 2017 by Diane Haddrell from Bristol

    Christmas Lunch .Asked to move to a better free table as felt squashed inbetween granny chewing and new born baby was eventually moved by very brusque manager who informed me the people had booked in July we had to leave by 2o clock if we changed Rude or what We hadn't even sat down( I booked by sept ) No alcohol free wheat beer as on menu, served alternate Finished my Lamb meal on plate I left 7 pieces of fat around edge Waitress asked if all was ok I mentioned fatty lamb said she would mention it Wrong dessert brought out after confirming beforehand our meals Waited very long time for coffees told machine not on could we have bill at same time( as had to be out at 2 )Waitress said don't worry we wont take long to set table we had been checked on constantly if all was ok probably 9 times irritatingly by various people who had obviously been told to check diners When I asked about the lamb she said the manager was coming to see you he didn't We left feeling dissatisfied This meal was £60 each was it value was it a pleasant for us umm not sure .

  • ((((( 20 December 2016 by Rachel Durand from Saltash

    My Dad lives in Bristol and he loves this place. As I cannot be with him this Christmas I treated to an early Christmas lunch. The food and service was really good, and I would certainly come back.

  • ((((( 12 December 2016 by William Lovell from Bristol

    We eat here often and the food and service never disappoints.

  • ((((* 6 December 2016 by Guy Robinson from Bristol

    The table was made available to me quickly. The menu was varied and the food was very good. The atmosphere was friendly, and whilst the pub was busy, the service good.

  • ((((( 5 December 2016 by Pamela Oberheim from Yate

    Very pleasant ambience,food very good lovely choice. The staff were very pleasant.

  • ((((( 28 November 2016 by Mark Chester from Bristol

    Friendly waitress nice atmosphere

  • ((((* 24 November 2016 by Rachel Thompson from Bristol

    Food & service excellent. Lovely Sunday lunch very family friendly

  • ((((( 30 October 2016 by Louise Twyford from Bristol

    We arrived a little bit too early for our table booking, so had a drink in the bar area. The Willy Wicket has a very good range of beverages from real ales to a varied selection of spirits; the range of gins was excellent. We were seated at our table, which was near a nice roaring real log fire, however I wouldn't have wanted to be sat any closer to it as the heat from it was quite intense. The menu was vast, almost too much choice really. I decided on a curry from the special menu and my partner had the wagyu beef burger. Both meals were quite delicious and very good sized portions for the price. I had intended on following it with a dessert, but was so full that I couldn't have managed one if i'd have wanted to. The staff were very helpful and friendly and the general atmosphere of the pub was welcoming. We will be booking again for my birthday in a few weeks, as I feel very confident that they can cope with a larger table of diners there.

  • ((((* 23 August 2016 by Valerie Baker from Bristol

    Good Sunday roast

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