The Willy Wicket
Badminton Road, Downend, Bristol, Gloucestershire, BS36 1DP 0117 956 7308
We’ve got everything you need from a country pub near you.
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.
Our menus are full of hearty favourites and country pub classics, including our steak & mushroom pie and beer-battered fish and chips. Why not try some of our new seasonal dishes like Asparagus & ricotta ravioli or Roasted Salmon with vine tomatoes & pesto.
We look forward to welcoming you, and we’ll ready with a well-stocked bar, including cask ales, lager, fine wines, British gin and soft drinks to suit every taste — which will taste all the better when enjoyed in our beautiful and picturesque gardens.
There’s always a great reason to visit The Willy Wicket.
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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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