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The Coven

43 Hallgate | Victorian Quarter, Wigan WN1 1LR, England
+44 1942 237801
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Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mushroom burger” (30 reviews)
“fritters” (25 reviews)
“hummus” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
43 Hallgate | Victorian Quarter, Wigan WN1 1LR, England
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1 - 10 of 342 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a fabulous Afternoon tea with my mum which was specially arranged with the help of Sue. Lovely food and presented beautifully. A little taste of nature at its best (without the smells of meat) Thank you

Thank Pam W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took one of my vegan friend there for a catch up lunch a while back, the service is excelent !!!! however the place needs a serious revamp, and the food needs to be seasoned, everything was tasteless. i am not a vegetarian expert however...More

Thank mrky87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this little gem on Happy Cow and double checked reviews on Trip Advisor. Very accurate. Cosy, relaxed and friendly with SUPERB food - Indian lentil soup , smashed avocado on toast and mushrooms and spinach on toast - yum - def coming back.

Thank Joyce K
SueHWigan, Owner at The Coven, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I didn't realise it was your birthday. I hope the whole day was lovely. Thank you for this, you know what it means :) .

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited The Coven today as treat for us both. My wife has been a vegetarian for a while now and I've wanted to take her to a vegetarian resturant for a while but we've never had chance. We heard great reviews...More

Thank TheOpenshaws
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away on Hallgate just a stap away from the bus station it’s not your typical cafe. Various tastes and preferences catered for, with something for everyone regardless of your requirements. Dining area small but intimate, lots of specialist teas and coffees to help lubricate...More

Thank SLAHNorthWestUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best vegan cafes I've been to. I had a breakfast which was amazing and great portions (maybe a bit to much, but that's not a bad thing!) The staff are friendly and super helpful in helping you choice what to eat. Also...More

Thank Selrahc F
Eleanor H, Owner at The Coven, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We’re glad you enjoyed it. Thank you

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

lovely small friendly restaurant with some of the best vegetarian food we have had. tbe explanation of the dishes was really insightful and helpful. good selection for all 3 courses. if they are full they do rake away.

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Visited here recently with some friends on their recommendation and was really impressed! We are all non veggies but were all impressed with the menu plus quality of the food. I would definitely recommend the mushrooms for starter and the Chinese fritters. The lady working...More

1  Thank Suziescorner
Eleanor H, Owner at The Coven, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

We’ll be glad to see you. Thank you. Sue

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Make sure you book for this place at busy time as as there are only 6 tables but it is well worth it whether you are a vegetarian, vegan or not. The menu is inventive and the ingredients all very fresh. The paper rolls were...More

1  Thank Bloodwags
Eleanor H, Owner at The Coven, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you. You’re very kind. Those are the evening prices.The daytime menu is on the website.

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely evening in The Coven for my wife's birthday. We were astounded by the amount of choice and how tasty everything was! Only wish we lived more locally so we could come back sooner.

Thank Laz C
Eleanor H, Owner at The Coven, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Lovely. Thank you x

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Chris C
14 January 2017|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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