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The Wagtail

Long Close, Wincanton BA9 8AB, England
+44 1963 824714
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Long Close, Wincanton BA9 8AB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited for lunch today and received excellent service, our waiter was prompt polite and had an exceptional memory for orders he was great with the kids and nothing was too much trouble. I believe his name was Dave just wanted to thank him for making...More

Thank Kirsty N Simon G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped here during a long drive to Devon from a London and were less than impressed. The food is expensive for the little quality, but I guess this is offset by the option on selected meal within the 2-for-1 option. We both had burgers. The...More

Thank Holly-Anne D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Have been here before and been happy with meal. Sadly today was not so successful. Two of my party had roast beef (Sunday lunch), they both said the vegetables were great but the beef was rather tough, hard to get the knife through and very...More

Thank Marigold50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really like the Wagtail, the food is always good and very reasonably priced and it’s a great place for families and friends to get together. The highlight this visit however was Jon, our waiter. What a polite, friendly, funny, charismatic, approachable, helpful and thoroughly...More

Thank Emma T
TheWagtail, Manager at The Wagtail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your kind comment I shall pass them on to the team member in question,

Reviewed 1 week ago

The meals are initially overpriced (£11.45 for a salad!), however because all meals are But One Get One Free the value turns out to be great. We visited the pub twice whilst staying at the next door Travelodge. Both nights Friday and Saturday were very...More

Thank VickiVix
TheWagtail, Manager at The Wagtail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your review, I shall investigate the issues you had with your desserts , for this I apologise and I do hope you will visit us again

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in early one tuesday evening for the first time. It was very busy. Meals are typical of a chain and buy one get one free. All cooked and presented lovely. Fab young waiter. Very good value, friendly and a nice atmosphere. Would go again.

Thank mirmaz
TheWagtail, Manager at The Wagtail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your comments we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quick walk from Travelodge and I was soon seated in The Wagtail. Excellent pint of Hobgoblin which is always a bonus. Very good food and excellent service. This is not gourmet food, but it is freshly cooked, and plentiful and far better than Weatherspoons...More

Thank Rick B
TheWagtail, General Manager at The Wagtail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for you kind review, we hope to see you agian

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like Wetherspoons but not as posh. The staff were the highlight, the speed of service was second best, the drinks third, the bill fourth and the food last. Trying to forget about the food and just remember the staff being smiley.More

Thank Christopher B
TheWagtail, Manager at The Wagtail, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your, er review I am glad the team met your expectations, I don't quite understand the comparison to Wetherspoons however as we operate a very different style of business for example full table service and 25 daily specials, I don't personally consider...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing visit recently to the Wagtail Fantastic to see the manager at the door with his wisdom directing the staff around the floor. Faultless evening with lovely food and plenty of Peroni. My advice is 241 is amazing And of you ever want a good...More

Thank jimbo558823
TheWagtail, deputy manager at The Wagtail, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for you kind review feebak like this allways give the team a lift

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Discovered this by chance. Decent pub grub, cheap(ish), clean, and very good service. The two for one deal on mains was a bonus. The Wagtail is on my list of stopping places.

Thank CousinJack
TheWagtail, deputy manager at The Wagtail, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind feedback we hope to see you again

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Hayley H
15 September 2016|
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Response from Brian W | Reviewed this property |
Never there in morning to notice. Sorry. Family went to morrisons round the corner which was excellent and done specials for kids which only a couple of pounds. 10 am open on Sunday thow!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$14
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Long Close, Wincanton BA9 8AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Wincanton
  • Phone Number: +44 1963 824714
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