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The Gun Pub

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Pub
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London Road | Bowers Gifford,, Basildon SS13 2DU, England
+44 1268 551506
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Great Waltham, null, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was looking for somewhere to eat as we were in the area , so looked at the reviews on Trip adviser and decided to try here . When we walked in there was a big bar area and tables , we sat down and looked at the menu but had second thoughts as no one else was eating .We decided... More 

Thank Lee H
Basildon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another great lunchtime at my favorite Pub, my youngest son joined my wife and I for a lovely meal & drinks as always ,a great place to go. Bonny & Clyde 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

Thank ray9143
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really surprised how nice the food was. Went because of good reviews and they proved correct. Well worth a visit

Thank David T
Basildon, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last minute stop due to gridlocked Traffic, good beers well kept , food was well cooked hot and arrived in good time would need to go back again to really judge ...Seating comfortable plenty of parking see you again GI......

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We went to The Gun on Saturday 4th March for my mothers 91st birthday. The Pub is in need of a little TLC, but the locals are friendly. The staff were pleasant and courteous and our food was served promptly. The food was good and cooked well, with thought put into the presentation of the food. It was the little... More 

1 Thank Chris C
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Have visited this Pub a number of times, they sell a good selection of beers, and their food menu is quite varied, service is swift, but they do have a function room for private parties, so service might not be as quick if they have a large party to cater for. The staff are very friendly and helpful and you're... More 

Thank Ron D
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

My father passed away March 2015, and we were looking for a venue to hold the wake. Joe was fantastic. He was polite, courteous and respectful. Venue was lovely, light bright, food buffet excellent. Added touches like flowers made it personal. Fellow mourners were impressed with staff and Venue. Gave Thank-you card to Joe and staff made day slightly better.

1 Thank Crab Does G
Great Wakering, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
59 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Very good food always hot and good portion size , very friendly staff and good service plenty of parking available

Thank janice j
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Good food, served well and excellent quality. Could do with a bit of an upgrade in places but obviously popular

Thank Sandra H
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a Saturday morning breakfast for a catch up with friends. Good service, nice food, reasonable prices. Could do with a bit of redecoration in places but it's not unpleasant. Wouldn't mind a pint here.

Thank arry200sx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road | Bowers Gifford,, Basildon SS13 2DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Basildon
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 551506
The Gun Pub is a welcoming and friendly traditional style pub with a fantastic bar menu that will suit all tastes ranging from light bites to traditional fish and chips, steak and ale pie and our very own minted lamb shanks. On Sundays a full Sunday roast with all the trimmings is served in the Restaurant and bar areas. There is a large selection of all types of beverage at competitive prices. We have function facilities available for private parties and weddings and we also cater for funeral receptions. We hold tribute nights in the Restaurant with a fine dining experience with a menu specially chosen for each of these evenings and we also hold special events and help others raise money for their chosen charities.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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