The Willy Wicket
Badminton Road, Downend, Bristol, Gloucestershire, BS36 1DP 0117 956 7308
A country pub near you oozing rural charm and rustic character.
The Willy Wicket was previously Wick Wick Farm, in the ancient parish of Mangotsfield. The parish of Downend was formed in 1874. County assize records show the farm as 'Wekwicha' in 1221. 'Wic' is old English for 'dairy farm' and 'Wike' was derived from an old surnames. So this, in effect, our eccentric name really means Wick's Dairy Farm.
A country pub near you oozing rural charm and rustic character, our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar. Soak up the sun in our pub beer garden, with plenty of seating, shaded tables and outdoor dining available.
Whether you are planning dinner with friends or Sunday lunch with family, book a table online and enjoy some quality time with those you love the most. Arriving by car? You’ll find ample car parking space right outside our Bristol pub and restaurant.
There’s always a great reason to visit The Willy Wicket.
At The Willy Wicket we’re proud to cater for any and all needs, which is why offer a range of menus to suit all dietary requirements, including vegetarian menu options, such as our Vegan menu, which is available 6 days a week.
Our cosy and welcoming country interiors ooze rural charm accentuated by a fireplace often lit in the colder months and during the evenings.
If a pint of hand pulled ale is what you’re craving, then we’re stocked with a great range of beers from Doom Bar to more local cask ales like Old Thumper and Razor Back from Ringwood Brewery. And, as an added bonus CAMRA members get 20p off their perfectly poured pint… making it taste all the better!
We’re always on the lookout for new people to join our Vintage family — check out our jobs page for the latest vacancies.
The Willy Wicket is a 'must do' for collectors of eccentric British pub names, cricket enthusiasts, and if you like an interesting stroll. Downend is the birthplace of beardy cricketing legend WG Grace.
There’s more to The Willy Wicket than just great food and drink.
Did you know that if you’re a CAMRA member you can enjoy 20p off any pint of cask ale?
And we’re always looking for new people to join our Vintage family - check out our jobs page for the latest vacancies.
The Willy Wicket is a dog friendly pub in Downend.
We welcome four legged friends and have water and treats available
to ensure they're as comfortable as you are during your visit!
Dogs are allowed in the bar area of our pub, as this is the most friendly environment
for you and your four-legged friends to feel relaxed, safe, and happy at all times during your visit.
Call The Willy Wicket on: 0117 956 7308
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