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Wingspan Bar

3 Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds | The Angel Hotel, Bury St Edmunds, England
+44 1284 714000
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Bar staff could do with lessons in customer service

Visited to check out possible venue for a birthday party. Me and a friend ordered two drinks, then... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dorothycosta
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Excellent after dinner drinks

The cocktail menu features some standards which may not enthuse those out for the exotic. The... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Anthony R
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible5%
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“angel hotel” (4 reviews)
“glass of wine” (2 reviews)
“lovely place” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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3 Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds | The Angel Hotel, Bury St Edmunds, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited to check out possible venue for a birthday party. Me and a friend ordered two drinks, then when the bar man told us how much I with a smile said I think you’ve only charged us for one drink, his reaction was “well why...More

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Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Wingspan Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Dorothycosta, Thank you for your review. Your feedback has been passed on to our management team who were already aware of your complaint, as you spoke to the manager on duty that evening. Kind regards, The Angel Hotel

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

The cocktail menu features some standards which may not enthuse those out for the exotic. The atmosphere however is top notch and from the leather wingbacks to the burlap covered couches, this place gives the feel of a back room decorated by post-war cargo pilots.More

Thank Anthony R
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Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Wingspan Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Anthony R, Thank you for your comments. The cocktail menu, whilst does feature some of the classics, also offers a variety of new and different drinks as well so it caters for all tastes. Do come back and see us again soon. Kind regards,...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We have visited the Wingspan Bar on numerous occasions and it has always been a great experience with amazing cocktails which were quite unique and even though expensive you could justify spending the money. It has been a year since we visited and what a...More

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Manager_GoughGrp, Manager at Wingspan Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear hollydog1, Thank you for your comments following your visit. Our cocktail are all made freshly as ordered so sometimes there can be a small waiting time on these. We have just relaunched our Cocktail menu so do come back and try the new menu....More

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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Well we thought this was meant to be a classy place, we were fooled. Very expensive drinks, drunk people about using foul language and very slow service as short of staff. Not really classy at all. £8 a drink for that. Lovely atmosphere in the...More

Thank Paul P
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Manager_GoughGroup, Manager at Wingspan Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Dear Paul P, Thank you for your review. Kind regards, The Angel Hotel

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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

We live here in Bury St Edmunds so some might say we are biased. We're suckers for the history our lovely town offers. We'd heard about the wingspan and the thought of having a beer in the old cellars was enough to entice us. This...More

Thank Matt C
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Manager_GoughGroup, Manager at Wingspan Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Dear Matt C, Thank you for your review. The Wingspan is definitely worth a visit and I'm so pleased you enjoyed the experience. Come back and see us again soon. Kind regards, The Angel Hotel

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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have been wanting to visit this place for a while now, as we have been recommended here by family. On Friday the 9th Feb we took the opportunity for my wife’s birthday to have a few pre dinner cocktails and drinks...More

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Manager_GoughGroup, Manager at Wingspan Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Dear smudger1203, Thank you for your feedback and I have passed the feedback on. Kind regards, The Angel Hotel

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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Went here at the end of the night on my birthday to finish the night off. When we got the bill I was astonished. £35 for 4 drinks?? I questioned the bar man as I presumed it was wrong and he said that 1 glass...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

We've been to Wingspan a number of times over the past couple of years and after a bit of a slump it's so good to see it at 100% again! The music is a million times better than before and the drinks are just amazing!...More

Thank Andy M
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Reviewed July 2, 2017

Lovely place with loads of character. Prices for drinks a bit high, but very attentive staff. Recommend a visit just for the place that it is.

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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

This aviation themed bar in the vaulted cellars of the Angle Hotel is very welcoming and unusual for its underground location. The service was very friendly and the range of cocktails very good. One of our party selected a cocktail with Crete de menthe which...More

Thank Ann T
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