Here’s a quick list of all pubs and bars within about half mile or so of Wigan Town Centre.


George Orwell themed Cocktail bar located in Wigan’s new nightlife hot spot Queen Street. Serving top quality cocktails, spirits, wines and ales till late

Arch 5 Queen Street, Wigan, WN3 4DY


The Anvil

Award winning CAMRA pub. In 2000, following a full refurbishment, Ian & Donna opened the doors of the “The Anvil”, since when the large selection of resident and guest beers has attracted many a discerning drinker.

There is a large beer garden to the rear and a heated covered smoking area.

Dorning Street, Wigan,WN1 1ND


Bar Legion

Wigan’s Newest Trendy Bar

9 Upper Dicconson Street, Wigan, WN1 2AD

The Berkeley

A wide variety of draught beers and real ales. Hot and cold food served daily from 12pm – 7pm, also a children’s menu (served till 2.30pm) We show all major sporting events, 8 large flat screen tv’s and 1 massive projector screen.

27-29 Wallgate, Wigan, WN1 1LD

Bird I’th Hand

This is a proper pub; the kind that’s disappearing off the map all too quickly. That’s why Contact One Ltd have decided to renovate it back to a class act again including the pub, and three flats. Help us put a new lease of life into an old Wigan favourite.

100-102 Gidlow Lane, Wigan, WN6 7DY

The Bowling Green Hotel

Guest ales change frequently at this popular pub. Bands play music at the weekend. There are two well appointed lounges. The large beer garden at the rear can get busy in the summer and this is a favourite pub of the local football fans on matchdays.

106 Wigan Ln, Wigan, WN1 2LF

The Brocket Arms

The JD Wetherspoons pub is a 15 minute walk from the main train stations and a 10 minute walk from the bus station. Enjoy a carvery dinner with us every Sunday

38 Mesnes Rd, Wigan, WN1 2DD

The Boulevard

The Boulevard is located right in the heart of the town center bars scene – but yet so different from all of it – The Boulevard is a unique below ground venue with an accommodating and friendly ambiance.
17A Wallgate, Wigan WN1 1LD

The New Charles Dickens

Quality cask ales and fine wines help us to provide a unique experience for the more mature, discerning drinker.

Upper Dicconson St, Wigan,  WN1 2AD

Doc’s Symposium

Doc’s philosophy – A small free house with a welcoming atmosphere, serving cask ales, quality lagers, ciders, wines and foreign bottled beers. Promotes conversation, debating and offers a unique twist on pub grub with its selection of snackettes.

85 Mesnes St, Wigan,  WN1 1QJ


Dog & Partridge

26 Wallgate, Wigan WN1 1JU


Harry’s Bar

Harry’s Bar is one of Wigan’s finest and oldest pubs. Home of The World Pie Eating Championships this boozer is a must visit! Harry’s is open every day and serves a fine pint. There is also a great selection of real ales on offer.

40 Wallgate, Wigan, Lancashire WN1 1JU

Hartleys Emporium

Hartleys was once a coaching house and is claimed to be one of the oldest pubs in Wigan. Regular beers and food served daily.

59 Standishgate, Wigan WN1 1UP

Hideout Wigan

A new bar in Wigan serving coffee, cakes and small plates of food, as well as a great selection of wines and cocktails.

Arch 3 Queen St, Wigan WN3 4HX



FATBIRD is an independent quirky bar, that specialises in cocktails, entertainment and fun! We have a first floor event space for live entertainment that includes live bands, singers, burlesque shows and drag. If you’re looking for something a little bit different, check us out!

21 Wallgate, Wigan, WN1 1LD


Fifteens of Swinley

A true traditional pub with live music, pool, darts, sky sports & good banter.   Selling some amazing local brewed cask ales and the odd national favourites, fine wines and some chilled continental lagers and ciders.

15 Upper Dicconson St, Wigan WN1 2AD

Fox & Goose

One of the longest established pubs in Wigan catering for old & new

37-39 Wigan Ln, Wigan WN1 1XR

Joe’s Bar

Sophisticated & newly refurbished!

6 Arcade Street, Wigan, WN1 1DE


The John Bull Chophouse

The world famous 500yr old John Bull Chophouse… legendary jukebox. 6 cask ales .5 ciders. 3 crafty beers. Voted Wigan CAMRA pub of the year. Now with The Hop House – Cask and Craft beer bar upstairs

Coopers Row,Wigan, WN1 1PQ


Little Fifteen

Little Fifteen is situated in the heart of Wigan nightlife, a stylish unusual decor with lots for the eye to take in, furniture from around the world, paintings of all varieties to admire and special features throughout such as the love booth and ladies double loos.

17-19 Wallgate, Wigan WN1 1LD


The Millstone

We are located near to Wigan town centre and we provide our customers with a great atmosphere and a number of quality cask beers and lagers, so you’re going to have plenty to choose from.

67 Wigan La, Wigan WN1 2LF

The Moon Under Water

A JD Wetherspoons pub in the heart of Wigan. Serving food daily.

5-7A Market Place, Wigan WN1 1PE

The Old Pear Tree

This welcoming pub is reputed to be the oldest purpose built pub in Wigan. Refurbished a couple of years ago, it now features a couple of TV screens featuring sport it has become a favourite pub for home and away supporters of both the local football and rugby teams.

44 Frog Ln, Wigan WN1 1HG

The Old Courts

The Old Courts is a multi use building which hosts a diverse range of weekly events ranging from gigs, poetry nights and theatre performances to silent movie nights, art exhibitions, music lessons, vintage fairs and aerobics. There’s a gig one at least once a week with full bar.

Crawford St, Wigan WN1 1NA


The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak caters for all ages with a nice selection of cask ales from local Brewers and some national favourites, some great beers and a huge selection of spirits including 24 gins. The food is simple and fresh. Amazing Italian coffee served all day. Good Music is played in the background of all the lovely chatter of customers, and all major sports show daily.

111-113 Standishgate, Wigan WN1 1XL


Sherringtons Bar

The best PUB in Wigan, real ale takeaway beer in a carton, cocktails and live music every weekend

57 Kenyon Rd, Wigan WN1 2DU


Tap N Barrel

Wigan’s latest micro bar addition, operated by Martland Mill Brewery Tap. They offer a wide range of interesting local and regional beers, including rotating all of their own range.

16 Jaxon’s Court Wigan WN1 1LR


The Wiend Bar

A brand new sports and cocktail Bar opened in Wigan in Autumn 2015 … Sports, music, amazing drinks and an awesome relaxed atmosphere.

4-12 The Wiend, , Wigan, WN1 1PF


Wigan Central

Welcome to Wigan Central, Wigan’s only dedicated Real Ale & Cider Bar located in the historic Arch No. 1, Queen Street. We have brought the railway arch, which dates from the mid 19th century, back to life and given Wigan Central a unique environment and atmosphere to enjoy an eclectic variety of real ales and ciders from brewers from all corners of Britain and beyond.

Arch, 1-2 Queen St, Wigan WN3 4DY