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The Coven

43 Hallgate | Victorian Quarter, Wigan WN1 1LR, England
+44 1942 237801
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fritters” (22 reviews)
“hummus” (11 reviews)
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British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Hallgate | Victorian Quarter, Wigan WN1 1LR, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called again yesterday for lunch. We don't come into Wigan often during the day and really wish that this fabulous place was nearer . Fantastic dishes: lentil curry, Chinese fritters, side salads, Black Forest sundaes. All amazing. We booked for the cookery course too....More

Thank Juniper01032014
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Wigan has never been very good with veggie options, but this place will be perfect for vegetarians and vegans. It's great to have a nice little place like this. My boyfriend and I are both vegetarian and were looking forward to visiting here and weren't...More

Thank Chloe H
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I went for lunch with my partner on a whim and we were pleasantly surprised. Great vegan and vegetarian food. Gluten free options as well! The food was presented beautifully and tasted awesome! We both had the mushroom burger and tried the omelette as well!...More

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Salads exceptional, The rest- hmmmmmmmm. The garden outside is lovely, considering it backs onto the bus station- it feels a nice little haven. A few little tweeks- This could be superb

1  Thank BerylSnoddy
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Lovely atmosphere - very cosy - great menu choice. Booking is essential for the evening. Very relaxed and has a lovely little garden which is delightful in the Summer.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

You will never leave hungry from the coven. Big portions & delicious food. Coffee/tea is really nice. The staff are very welcoming & friendly... It is very small but other than that I'm so happy there is a vegan cafe what serves good food in...More

1  Thank Kim T
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Perfect night as ever. The menu was lovely for a set Valentine's meal. Herby tomato soup to start, that zinged with flavour (husband had a vegetable and ginger soup that he loved) The soup was served in china teacups - quirky and romantic, and the...More

Thank TopTapir
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A great value family dining experience. Something on the menu for everyone. As a party of 5 with one vegetarian we didn't really know what to expect. All of us came away feeling properly fed with some delicious dishes. Remember to BYO if required.

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

This quirky little vegetarian restaurant is in a quiet back street between the main shopping street and the bus station. There are only half a dozen tables though it is also possible to sit out at the back in good weather. We ate at lunch...More

Thank agapanthus88
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I am vegetarian and this place was a fantastic find. Although meat eater also enjoyed the food.... it is heavenly!! The lady that owns the place is fab it's a small place so ideally you need to book a table although we crept in as...More

Thank Emz C
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Questions & Answers
Chris C
14 January 2017|
Response from Eleanor H |
During the day you can use car parks such as Tge Galleries or the Bus Station which are close. After 6.39 you can park on this street. It's always best to book for an evening visit. Regards, Sue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
10:30 - 16:30
18:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 16:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Hallgate | Victorian Quarter, Wigan WN1 1LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Wigan
  • Phone Number: +44 1942 237801
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Fantastic cuisine in a historic part of town. Pure vegetarian & vegan with a wide choice for coeliacs too. Everything is cooked from scratch in The Coven kitchen - we all all the ingredients in our food so we can guarantee the quality. We also cater for special diets and needs and have special ingredients on hand to help. Massive drinks menu with 25 fine loose teas, organic coffees and normal & vegan milkshakes & smoothies.
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