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The Giant's Rest

The Street, Wilmington BN26 5SQ, England
The Giant's Rest
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here in the evening. The atmosphere was very pleasant and we were warmly greeted. Food was okay although the choice for vegetarians is limited. Salad accompanying my meal was huge lettuce leaves and the dressing tasted like a commercial mass produced variety. My meal was not the best although the new potatoes were delicious.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

After a long walk up and down Cuckmere Valley we were ready for a meal. We stopped somewhere that looked great from the outside, but the inside just didn't live up to our expectations, so we moved on and found The Giants Rest. Not so promising on the outside, but so glad we tried here. The atmosphere was relaxed and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Baguettes were PERFECT! Bread was delish and I had the grilled halloumi, pesto and sundried tomato one and oh my god, a week later and I'm still not over it! Other great flavours too like smoked salmon, lamb sausage, and crab.

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Chester
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Stopped here on a very busy May Day bank holiday. Friendly staff. Only had a baguette each so can't comment on the fairly extensive menu. Took a while to arrive but was bank hol and busy. Mine was bacon, Brie and tomato and was delicious. Husband had spicy lamb sausage. Both very good. Lots of dogs in and outside the... More 

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Eastbourne, East Sussex
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We decided to get to this pub early as we knew it would be busy lunchtime. So we got there at midday and got greeted by a young girl and we asked her if she had any tables left for lunch. She pointed at one table that apparently was the only table of two left that wasn't reserved, so we... More 

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Tunbridge Wells, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My girlfriend and I stopped here after taking our dogs for a walk over the Long Man. Wonderfully cheerful staff behind the bar, great surroundings and a nice warm fire getting started. We decided to stop for lunch and the food is amazing, met the gentleman who owns the place who is also the chef, had the most amazing sausages... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We went too giants rest for a birthday meal on Sat ,food was excellent also the service too ,one criticism was too much plum.sauce on my meal ,just a suggestion maybe have it in a small serving dish with the meal as.it spoiled my main course .

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Visited here twice whilst staying at nearby Wilmington Priory. On the first occasion was for early evening drinks. Two draught ales from the local Longman Brewery, both excellent. There was also a very good local cider on tap too. Very friendly staff. The second visit was for dinner. Extensive menu and some blackboard specials. All dishes we had were perfectly... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This was the third time staying at the Giant's Rest with a group of friends but i am afraid it will be the last. The two rooms were booked for the four of us several weeks in advance and the cost of both rooms confirmed as £140. Sadly when we arrived the price had gone up by £20 for the... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

After walking the South Downs ,this is a great lunch stop off,good home cooking(no chips with everything), a French chef and,a good selection of beers including local ales.we have also had dinners at the Giants Rest and were equally satisfied

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