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Fat Olive Wigan

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13 Upper Dicconson Street, Wigan WN1 2AD, England
+44 1942 242000
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

LAARBI AND HIS TEAM went the extra mile to make us feel all welcome .The atmosphere is warm and friendly full of happy diners and attentive staff. For starters I had the pate with relish and toast which was delicious. Then I had an awesome sirloin steak. Followed by yummy Sticky Toffee Pudding worth caramel sauce and ice cream. Great... More 

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Thank Mehdi B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place and fantastic staff. The menu is a little limited though so we did struggle to select what we wanted.

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Thank Donna R
Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and service price of beer also not bad, ate here on a Friday evening and found it to be very popular even so there was no push to give table up like they do in other restraunts.

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Thank PansyanChunk
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What the hell is the point in ringing at 7.50pm to book a table for 9pm and when you turn up in a group of 6 get told that we cannot serve you as the kitchen is now closed we traveled from Liverpool on a recommendation and to be refused to be served. In would understand if we just showed... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been well impressed with all the top eating places in Wigan, the Fat Olive is right up there. Went for the set priced meal on a Monday night and totally impressed, excellent choices, food (lush) and service and great value for money. Can't wait for Wednesday grill night....

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Thank Chris M
Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for Sunday lunch had the set menu limited dishes but decent choice service was good staff helpful and food was good we have been before and will go again

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Thank baz1125
Wigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the restaurant on Saturday night after a trip to the theatre with friends. We were met as always by the very friendly owner and staff. We had chance for a drink at the bar before being shown to our table. Although gone seven we were still given the opportunity to order from the fixed prix menu. The... More 

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Liverpool
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here last night with friends and I must say it was superb. The black pudding starter was fabulous, but the lamb Henry main course was even better. Well done to one and all.

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Thank Paul B
Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have frequently visited here for a number of years, and the food and service has always been the best. However, we visited Sunday teatime. Something had changed. Even though the menu was still the same, the presentation was different. Has they changed the chef I wonder? The only criticism I would have is the menu has never changed. Some... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here with some business guests (9 people in total) on a Tuesday evening and I have to say I was very pleasantly surprised. The service was very attentive (without being pushy) and the quality of the food was excellent. The total bill was around £200 (no wine) so the prices were reasonable as well. I would definitely eat here... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 25
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Upper Dicconson Street, Wigan WN1 2AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Wigan
  • Phone Number: +44 1942 242000

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?