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Giant's Rest

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Pub
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The Street | Wilmington, Wilmington BN26 5SQ, England
+44 1323 870207
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a great find if you're looking for some warming pub food in a nice atmosphere. The food is all home cooked and tastes brilliant - a much higher standard than most pub food. There is an open fireplace which is a favourite with the dogs and the staff are attentive and friendly. Always our East Sussex pub go-to!

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Thank Bryony B
Brighton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made a reservation for 14 at very short notice, Kathy and Chris were only too happy to accommodate us. The food was fresh and vibrant and reasonably priced, and the overall service was outstanding. I would not hesitate to recommend this pub for dining

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Thank johnsapple
South East England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Wonderful food, locally sourced meats, beer and ciders. Not much room inside to move about in a wheelchair, great spot for lunch.

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Thank disabledcrip
Littlehampton
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

6 of us met for a family lunch,we were not disappointed ! Even though they were very busy,the service was good and the delicious food was obviously homemade. We all had 2 course and there were 6 empty plates on every course,say no more !

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Thank lindaved
Lewes, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I had not eaten here for at least 10 yrs. Pleased to have chosen to eat here this lunch time Sunday 27.11.16. My two friends were delighted too. They both had rabbit pie which they said was delicious. I enjoyed a sweet Potato curry with rice and a Poppadom. The food was piping hot and obviously homemade. They even had... More 

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Thank JCB1132b
Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Have been meaning to stop in here for some time. We were out on our way elsewhere and decided to stop for a drink. The bar staff were friendly and helpful. I chose an elderflower cider and my husband a pint of Long Blonde from the local brewery. Both very good and well kept. We sat outside in the sunshine,... More 

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Thank seabright51
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food, and nice ambient, homemade food, the service very friendly, parking easy and free. 100% recommended

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Thank Raquelvi
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We stopped here for lunch, as two couples. Sat out at the front on a pleasant day for September. Really enjoyed the food which was even better than it sounded on the menu, and plenty of it. Particularly commendations on the belly pork, and on the sea bream. Would definitely seek this pub out again in the future.

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Thank Ian S
Uckfield, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Visited the Giants Rest for a Friday night meal and drinks and had a lovely evening. My wife had the fish soup which she said was beautiful and I started with the fish caserole T, again lovely. For the main course we both had sea bass which was well cooked and presented. Before out meal I tried a pint of... More 

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Wilmington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I have been a fan of this pub ever since I moved to Wilmington almost two years ago. Kathy and Chris, who I think took over in 2013, have made such a welcoming and cosy space with really delicious range of food and drinks that provides something for everyone. They have done particularly well this year given the serious health... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$57 - US$57
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | Wilmington, Wilmington BN26 5SQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 870207

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?