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Giant's Rest

€€ - €€€, British,
The Street | Wilmington, Wilmington BN26 5SQ, England
+44 1323 870207
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit pie” (8 reviews)
“miso soup” (8 reviews)
“cassoulet” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Street | Wilmington, Wilmington BN26 5SQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here after a 100 mile drive & found it very well situated for a walk to see the Long Man. Very worried it may be full as no room in the car park & vehicles parked outside. No worrys however! Don't know where...More

Thank An_English_Man
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch for 6 on a Saturday. Well behaved dogs welcome. Warm welcome. excellent locally crafted ciders, Cracking Welsh Rarebit for a starter. Roast beef and lamb with proper gravy and all the trimmings, the Yorkshire Puddings have to be seen to be believed. Desserts were...More

1  Thank nigelbwilts
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We went with a baby and a young child. The high chair provided was of good quality and when we needed to change a nappy it was good to find a changing table. The children's food was good. However, we did not feel that the...More

Thank Lianne1412
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Been to this great family run pub before so as I was passing I decided to stop off It had not changed warm cozy fire burning away a warm welcome from the chefs dad ,Great to see local beers / cider are still on sale....More

Thank Defendernighty
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Booked a table at the giants rest and when we arrived we were greeted by a very pleasant young lady who directed us to a prepared table.The pub was not very busy but the atmosphere was very nice. We ordered our food which came very...More

Thank Greenynewhaven
Reviewed 10 April 2018

awful food and a freezing cold pub - food was awful. Pie was dry. bread stale and very over priced - will not be returningMore

Thank 950lovestotravel63
imacaulay, Owner at Giant's Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Hi, I'm so sorry you felt that our food was awful. The chef makes almost everything onsite, so that is obviously a comment that won't be taken lightly. It's a shame you didn't say anything while you were here, we may have been able to...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

I visited the Giants Rest for the first time in a couple of years and the place hasn’t changed much inside, it was a cold evening in March and the heating needed turning up a bit because the fire wasn’t lit and the front area...More

2  Thank ClaireBear37_11
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Very cold inside even with the large wood burner. It was a very cold wet day and needed some heating back up as we got very wet just coming from the car park. The food as usual was very good with many choices, beer a...More

Thank jepat2017
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Whilst staying in the area we popped in to book for a family Sunday roast, the staff were great really helpful and friendly. Our roast was delicious! We must of spent a good hour trying to figure out a little wooden puzzle which was on...More

1  Thank Zealina K
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Great night out with friends, First time visit to this pub.Very friendly lady who was serving the food plus bringing our drinks to table.Made time to chat to us and tell us about the menu and special board. Food from starter's to main plus puddings...More

Thank Anne F
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23 July 2017|
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Response from Gormandise | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are , there were a couple of dogs around the bar when we visited, kid friendly too and they did not mind the grown ups either , definitely worth a visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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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