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The Owls Restaurant

Rectory Lane | Standish, Wigan WN6 0XD, England
+44 1257 424242
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“braised steak” (16 reviews)
“potatoes” (18 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Rectory Lane | Standish, Wigan WN6 0XD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Rang and booked at very late notice. Very busy but still didn’t have to wait long before being shown to our table which had a lovely view of the gardens. Great food and service. Would definitely recommend to family and friends

Thank Bernadette B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Looks really good from outside so was really looking forward to our family meal. We were asked to wait in reception which was fine. We were handed menus but not told we’d have to order in the reception area. We had to go to the...More

1  Thank muckychar
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

From the outside this place looks very promising but it wasn't. There were a lot of choices on the Saturday night menu and the descriptions sounded good. In reality we found the meals acceptable but uninspiring and bland. No drinks were served at the table,...More

3  Thank Kathryn A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just been out for lunch at the Owls for a birthday treat, the food and service were excellent. The salmon fish cake was very tasty and hot, the steak Diane was delicious and the chips and veg very tasty and piping hot. Washed down with...More

Thank ian L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love the taste and quality of service and been coming here for years... Something to improve? Well...yes Now and then maybe the portions could be more generous? That extra little bit... Always missing... But the again we always come back.

Thank alvatraveler79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a booking for lunch and we didn’t have to wait very long for out table which was a surprise as it was quite busy. We had the two course menu and the food was really good as was the service. I would have...More

Thank leyland1804
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

just had lunch and I know it's ' cheap & cheerful' but come on the lady behind the desk needs either a course on customer service or learn how to crack a smile, dealing with the public a smile at least ! (Or eye contact).

2  Thank paulhigginson60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Impromptu decision to go out for Sunday Lunch - ideal choice, Excellent service great value and good atmosphere and attentive service.

1  Thank Bob889
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for my grandmas 70th birthday, and we were extremely disappointed with the service. The soup we ordered (leek and potato) was watery, and the chicken was dry and over cooked, slightly rubbery. The service was terrible, and ruined the evening for us all....More

2  Thank Rachael W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is what it is well run mass volume restaurant with ok food no complaints well presented hot and ok quality enjoyed my meal with and 85 year old grandma who loved her fish and chips good carpark

1  Thank grahame56
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Kathryn S
14 September 2017|
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Response from WiganAlison | Reviewed this property |
I think you are better booking, they get pretty busy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3:30 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rectory Lane | Standish, Wigan WN6 0XD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Wigan
  • Phone Number: +44 1257 424242
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