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NOT an improvement.....

Visited the old premises in 2011 and loved it. OK, they wanted more space and decided to move, but... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alebuff
,
St. Albans, Australia
what happened ?

I wrote a review of Wig 7 Pen a few years back when they were at their previous cosy location... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Bondipete
,
Sydney, Australia
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3 days ago
“NOT an improvement.....”
7 Aug 2018
“what happened ?”
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited the old premises in 2011 and loved it. OK, they wanted more space and decided to move, but was a shift to the university really necessary ? The new space has no character and the student population imparts a certain flavour that I can...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

I wrote a review of Wig 7 Pen a few years back when they were at their previous cosy location ... loved it .. great beers and atmosphere ... I revisited last month the venue at ANU .... naturally a good move to capture thirsty...More

Thank Bondipete
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Sat down for a couple of pints, they were delicious. Atmosphere was a bit...different. Very quiet, but that’s not why you should go there. Their beer = awesome.

Thank Jason V
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

A bit like a student den or youth club - very aware you are in vacuity if university with cheap very ordinary food but good selection of local beers ... not very comfortable or enticing but grubby

Thank Michael789
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

After moving From Allinga st was pleased to be reacquainted with the great beers at Wig an Pen now in Llewelyn hall on ANU campus Little less ambience but beer still Good - food a bit ho hum

Thank anthony P
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Attended the recording of a podcast here on a chilly winters evening in July. Outside look is utilitarian and almost "Eastern-bloc" inside is cosy and warm and surprisingly large. Excellent on-premise brewed beers are available. I sat on the Rumpy Pumpy after being offered a...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Went here with the family one Saturday afternoon. Had a couple of beers which were pretty good. Decided to go back at in the evening for another as there were quite a few options. When I returned at 8.30 they were shut. On a Saturday....More

Thank charlie_miso
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This was an alright joint to go to with some mates for after work drinks. Maybe I'm just too lowbrow but the craft beers weren't doing it for me. Unfortunately they don't have any lagers and most of the beers were pale ales of some...More

Thank timmci92
Reviewed 15 November 2016

One of relatively few craft beer options in Canberra, the Wig and Pen serves a decent range of above-average beers in a pleasant setting. A welcoming place that seems to attract a mix of ANU staff and beer-savvy senior students. Cheerful, friendly service, with a...More

Thank KiwiCriticDunedin
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Had several of the brews but the cream stout and the IPA from the "draw handpump" were the standouts. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable about the beer. Unlike so many pubs that claim they know craft beer but really don't this place is the...More

Thank Wayne W
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