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The Rusty Gun

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” (24 reviews)
“duck” (22 reviews)
“pie” (13 reviews)
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
London Road, Hitchin SG4 7PG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Where do I begin !!!!!! Took my wife and mum out for their birthday, decided on this place from a recommendation. Arrived for 7pm, taken to our table, ordered the drinks. All quite normal so far !!!!! Young waiter spilled one of the drinks all...More

Thank matzxr
Reviewed 2 days ago

i have just had a sandwich and a drink which was average. Service was slow and they put a 10% service charge on,without your knowledge

Thank sfc513
Reviewed 3 days ago

went for a walk across the fields to the rusty gun for some lunch with friends. Ordered from the lunchtime menu, starter then main. WOW huge starter portion of potato skins ( delicious ) and wife had tasty brie. Main was a massive, and i...More

Thank johnnygw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently ate here and thoroughly enjoyed the food. Myself and my father in law had the chicken and bacon pie served with red cabbage , creamed leeks , mash and the most delicious gravy/ jus. My husband had sea bass and was delighted as...More

Thank suebeds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I decided to come for dinner the last Saturday in jan having been before and always been good I was looking forward to it. We stood at the bar for 10 minuets before being seen too. After being seated we were told...More

Thank Danielle T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes it’s a lovely setting and atmosphere but dear God is the food horrendous. We ordered the Crispy Chicken & Pork Belly as mains. The Crispy Chicken was basically a sea of beige all dripping in grease! With deep fried battered vegetables, potato and chicken...More

Thank Sallyb_05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been in twice and both times in causal or gym gear. Both times ignored or put in a corner. But amazed when the staff were more interested in the cars we arrived in. (Dated pre may 2017)

Thank Darren C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I first met at the Rusty last summer and up until this evening looked forward to having a relaxed evening meal every Wednesday. Arriving at our usual table to which we were shown by the owners son we were looking forward to...More

Thank NICKC6666
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my First visit here but as I pass most days for work thought it looked nice from the outside and the reviews were good so took my wife for some lunch. On arrival about 14.30 the car park looked really busy but the...More

Thank Adrian R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First impressions were very good, when we arrived for lunch. Lovely country pub restaurant, warm and welcoming - despite the absence of staff. We waited at the counter for a while, surveyed by what appeared to be a member of the kitchen staff who came...More

Thank Escape-overseas
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November 13, 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.
September 3, 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
July 6, 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
$7 - $31
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
Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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
  • 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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