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Wigans Town Centre Pub "The Raven"

The Raven

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About Us

The Raven is in the heart of Wigan Town Centre, a traditional boozer with a mighty fine selection of cask ales and ciders, premium spirits and fine wines.

Real Fires, pie and peas and a warm welcome this boozer has all the redeeming features  of the ideal pub.

The Raven is unique in its offering with home – made pies, real mushy peas, parched peas in the winter, chippy tea on a Friday which consists of Wigan’s finest dishes ‘Babies Yed’ and ‘Smacks’

Live Music plays an important part in the atmosphere at The Raven, every Tuesday you can have the banter with the fabulous Chonkinfeckle,  if you are partial to playing a bit of the old Ukulele or Banjolele,  then get yourself down the the Raven, you will be made very welcome to join in !

Sundays have become an institution at the Raven from 4pm , we are entertained by the amazing talented Mark Frith from the Troubadours

We now have a Piano so anyone that can play is welcome to have a tinkle!

Our Senior Citizen’s Day , after a discounted slap up lunch round the roaring fires every weds is a favourite sing along day !!


A fine selection of cask ales chosen from a spectacular range of local ales and a few national favourites, cask marque accredited and featured in the Good Beer Guide 2015 and a firm favourite haunt of Wigan’s Camra branch.

Wigan and districts are very fortunate to have so many very good micro and small breweries in the area, the Raven loves to support them all and tries to have something for everyone on all the time. The Raven Ale is a fine pint that you will find on the bar most of the time, compliments the pies very nicely . If you prefer drinking out of a dimpled mug or tanker then the Raven can oblige so be shy to ask !

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The Raven has the only singing chef in Wigan, John our pie master our talented chef makes all his own pies with some delicious fillings. No airs and graces our chefs bring the food to you, on a plate not a fancy piece of roof tile,  they cook they clean and they feed you well !!

Traditional basket meals, hot beef barms, chippy teas and home – made pies, if your dieting probably give the Raven a miss, we do have the odd low fat meal on the menu but to honest you wont be able to resist The Pies !!   

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We are in a prime location in Wigan town centre. Just a few minute walk from the local train stations. Click to view map.

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If you have any enquiries at all please do not hesitate to get in touch. Our wonderful staff are always willing to help.

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