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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%
Travelers talk about
“sunday roast” (26 reviews)
“pie” (15 reviews)
“duck” (22 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
London Road, Hitchin SG4 7PG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A lunch date, pure and simple. Easy booking. Liver and Bacon, to die for. The drinks.........but I nearly died over £11.00 for a 250ml of Sauv Blanc and a service charge of 10%. Combined made 31% of total bill. of £48.68 for two. Not so...More

Thank colinleslie
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came at 2:00pm for lunch with my family on Saturday 31st March 2018 and it was a disaster. We were promptly seated at 2:00 by a polite waitress, we then ordered drinks swiftly and ordered our mains. By 3:00 there was no sign of...More

2  Thank KP454
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great meal with the family for a birthday celebration! The children particularly enjoyed feeding the pigs. Trying to get them away from them was the most difficult part. We have visited on a few occasions after moving to the area early last year and will...More

Thank tpugh1971
Reviewed 1 week ago

Used to come here because of the pork on the menu - mostly bred on-site. Seems this is no longer the case and only sausages and burgers may be from local pigs. Despite that, the food was very tasty, well presented, friendly staff. The only...More

Thank Henryka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I checked out the Rusty Gun some while ago, not long after it was transformed from an ailing out of town steakhouse called the Royal Oak into a would-be gastropub with deli attached. I wasn't blown away then, thinking it was pricey for what it...More

1  Thank John F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having recently moved to the area it has taken me a while to go to The Rusty Gun; over people shouldn’t wait so long. With its rustic charm, delightful shop and on site piglets the pub offers something for all. Unlike many other pubs around...More

Thank luke1303
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very homely and relaxed, service was a little slow, however the food was lovely. The duck dumplings were delicious, as was the steak and stilton pie. It was also unique to see the pigs and feed them. Looking forwards to going back to try the...More

Thank Reblm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It looked okay and i liked the idea of several different meats, but actually it was just expensive for what it was and overcooked. Building building and shop and outside. Go in the summer and don't choose the roast.

Thank katz1973
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for a family meal. The table was pre-booked so we didn't have to wait. However, after we orders our food we were waiting forever for the starters to arrive. The starters were ok, but hugely over priced. As for mains - again...More

1  Thank 87asia87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We googled for a dog friendly pub that did roast dinners and we stubbled across The Rusty Gun. Our new favorite place for a Sunday roast carvery. I can’t tell you how much meat the chef put on our plate and everything else on the...More

Thank Simon S
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March 29, 2018|
Response from Biggles V | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know we went as a 4 adult party. Nice pub tho.
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.
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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
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view
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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