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Fat Olive Wigan

13 Upper Dicconson Street, Wigan WN1 2AD, England
+44 1942 242000
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“duck” (9 reviews)
“rump steak” (7 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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13 Upper Dicconson Street, Wigan WN1 2AD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time and the food was delicious and it was relatively relaxing early on but around 7.30 it for very busy and quite loud I will be back

Thank barneyr21
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had one night in Wigan and found this place online. It was well reviewed and now we know why. An unassuming place from the outside but from stepping inside you realise why it is so popular. We had mainly the Tuesday special - 2...More

Thank Abigail C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went with work colleagues for an evening out and was assured that they could accommodate my gluten intolerance, The choice of what I could have was very limited indeed and the portion sizes were very small for the prices they charge, would not go...More

Thank magsmann
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Catered for a wedding party of 32. The organisation,efficiency and service was second to none! Food superb, everybody happy Not one bad thing to say ! Thank you

Thank Kellydave1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Last minute decision to come here on the way home. Wish we hadn't of bothered. Prawn pil pil - TERRIBLE!!!! Came in a really small deep ramekin with what I can only do scribe as microwaved butter with a few chilliest thrown in. Never ever...More

Thank katherine g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch for 19 people on Saturday 13th May, everyone served at the same time, no waiting for dishes, The food was as usual perfect. I have been visiting here since Le Frog days and never had any complaints, slight dip when Sof went but once...More

Thank PXR5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited last week for my husbands birthday and every course was perfect, the staff as usual were prompt, professional and friendly.

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had my first visit last night to Fat Olive's (my wife had been before) as a party of four. We chose from the Terrific Tuesday's menu which offered a good choice of dishes. I chose the Sea Bass fillet but asked if I could...More

Thank Karl H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very accommodating staff who are pleasant and do their best to look after customers. Good food but not much choice on the menu . Not the cheapest of restaurants.

Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A party of us from Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire, pre-booked a table for Friday 28th April at the Fat Olive for an evening meal. We have been there once before and was so good, we decided to go back this time. It did not disappoint!...More

Thank delwalker
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Nearby Attractions
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.44 km away
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1.32 km away
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.70 km away
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.47 km away
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Kris L
Does this place encourage families with young children? I want to find a restaurant that caters for adults then we can eat in peace.
14 May 2015|
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Is it romantic for my finace's upcoming birthday?
10 February 2015|
Response from Nadya P |
No. It is most definitely not. God forbid something goes wrong and nobody will care to address it(my rice in my rissoto was crunchy, i let the waitress know politely as someone from a food and customer services background... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Upper Dicconson Street, Wigan WN1 2AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Wigan
  • Phone Number: +44 1942 242000
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