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The Rusty Gun

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London Road, Hitchin SG4 7PG, England
+44 1462 432653
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hertford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I visited here last week after being a regular here for many years. This place has gone dramatically downhill. I had a burger which wasn't properly cooked..still raw... Also only eleven chips French fries!! All for nearly £18 for a just a burger. My partner who's birthday we were celebrating had the fish, followed by the chocolate brownie which was... More 

Thank Adw69
Derby, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After finishing work on Sunday , for a special treat , we were taken by family members to thRusty a Gun . It was a busy, busy restaurant , lots of families , but the atmosphere was good . The menu has something for everyone . There Sunday a Roast , excellent .I had the Lamb , it was perfect... More 

Thank LindaC50
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63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This used to be my go to place for a yummy meal but I visited this weekend and was bitterly disappointed. Had the scotch egg starter which was nothing special at all. Not worth £7+ in my opinion. Two of us had the caesar salad and both of us didn't like the dressing; far too creamy and too much of... More 

Thank RessieMei
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had another great weekend in Hitchin visiting my beloved friend.This time she take us to beautiful countryside pub ! Great place to visit with kids and dogs are also welcome. Highly recommended as the staff was so FRIENDLY and food just DELICIOUS ! They can be a great example to many pub owners in London. Well done guys 👏! You... More 

Thank Yvona M
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just can't keep away from this place! Staff are helpful and welcoming and the food is always wonderful.The kids love feeding the pigs although I would do this after your meal!

Thank Hayley I
Baldock, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For lunch had a "small plate" of Scotch Egg and was told it came with a side salad. There was one medium/small size Scotch Egg with a very small portion of leaves, which looked old, so did not eat. Not good value at £ 7.95 and very disappointing. Also, the" built in" padded & material seating was very grubby with... More 

Thank susanmary6
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice food, very good service, lovely venue, plenty of parking. Staff listen to your needs I.e. Glutton free etc.

Thank jennywren22
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a yummo family lunch there last Saturday, friendly accommodating staff, beer, cider, wine all good. Service a little slow after main course, but they were very busy. Love the Piggie's out the back & on my plate, eat everything but the oink is my motto!

Thank LordGidds
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delighted to see that this lovely pub/restaurant now serve a Nut Roast for Vegetarians & Vegans who want to join in with Sunday Roast. I am always on the lookout for a veggie roast option and am surprised by the small number of establishments that offer something decent but the Rusty Gun has come up trumps with quite possibly the... More 

Thank Anna S
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have been coming here since we moved to the area 2 years ago. We had never had a problem before however, when we came on a Wednesday night for a meal we were very disappointed. The waiting staff were all new, very friendly and polite but we were kept waiting with dirty plates in front of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $27
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road, Hitchin SG4 7PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin
  • Phone Number: +44 1462 432653
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?