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The Rusty Gun

€€ - €€€, European, British
London Road, Hitchin SG4 7PG, England
+44 1462 432653
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible11%
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“sunday roast” (23 reviews)
“duck” (22 reviews)
“farm shop” (10 reviews)
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
London Road, Hitchin SG4 7PG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful country pub with excellent food!! The service is great and welcoming. The setting is so pretty even got there own farm animals! Highly recommend

Thank Danielle T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’re not sure who could cope with grandparents, three sons and wives, five grandchildren, and a dog for Sunday lunch!however the Rust Gun said they had a table to suit. We were not disappointed , everything worked out well from sausages off the kids menu,...More

Thank Milano691
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We was driving past this restaurant on sat, and loved the look from the outside so had to stop and turn back. We was greeted promptly in the entrance and shown a table. Asked to see the sat lunch menu. Sadly not much choice for...More

Thank colin k
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at this country pub for lunch. The menu choices were limited particularly with gluten free options, (two choices) and a request had to be made to the chef to cook the roast chicken without anything gluten on it. When it arrived it came...More

Thank Al-Shumba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thought we would give the Rusty Gun another chance, nearly a year after our last disastrous visit. We definitely won't give it anymore chances. One of our kids ordered the Junior Burger - the patty was thin, over cooked / dry with a burnt...More

1  Thank Frequenttraveller060
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rusty gun used to be my choice of venue for both friend and family occasions however the last two times I went it had really gone down hill. Camembert wasn’t cooked properly, order was wrong etc. I decided to leave it a while before...More

3  Thank hlkr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to eat. Bit expensive but this is reflected in the food. Relaxed atmosphere and staff attentive .

Thank Shirley H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three courses for each us and all chose different selections Steak very positively commented on Service a little hit and miss burt friendly and helpful Will come again

Thank Dadtraveller
Reviewed 15 October 2017

had sunday dinner there last week, food was excellent, the beef and turkey just melts in the mouth, only problem was queing up and waiting inline for about 15mins when busy to get the meat carved on the plate, then its help yourself carvery for...More

Thank John d
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I keep trying the Rusty Gun in case it ever comes near to the quality and service of the Wellington which I think is owned by the same people and it will never ever compare to how good the Wellington is in atmosphere or service....More

Thank Annihorn
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13 November 2016|
Response from Sarah-Louise M | Reviewed this property |
I think they reply to trip advisor so prove best to leave it here. or if there's an email address drop them an email.
3 September 2016|
Response from jacksonovich608 | Reviewed this property |
The only message i have received is this one above asking what email to use. Sorry but i don't understand so maybe you can ask me your question here again for me to respond please, Kind regards.
janet b
6 July 2015|
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Response from jacksonovich608 | Reviewed this property |
12am to 11pm every day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, Hitchin SG4 7PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin
  • Phone Number: +44 1462 432653
  • E-mail
Rustic country pub serving food all day from 12pm to 10pm with some British pub classics and great local specials. The Rusty Gun also has a small farm shop selling local produce and crafts.
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