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The Rusty Gun

) #65 of 140 Restaurants in Hitchin $$ - $$$ , European, British
London Road, Hitchin SG4 7PG, England
+44 1462 432653
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (22 reviews)
“sunday roast” (21 reviews)
“pie” (11 reviews)
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
London Road, Hitchin SG4 7PG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We decided to have lunch at the Rusty Gun, on approach from the road it looked very inviting. We had a good welcome and a table was immediately found for us. The menu was quite varied with a good selection of dishes and the staff...More

Thank paullegate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We passed the Rusty Gun several times with the intention of stopping in. Finally made it and wished we had before. It is one of the most warm atmosphere pubs I have ever been in. The food was awesome and service was outstanding, great out...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Birthday meal 4:30 for 4... 2 roast dinners and 2 Rusty gun burgers... the two roasts were ok the two burger meals were rather salty but edable, the service was shocking, waited 30 minutes for drinks, even though it wasn't busy, the staff just seemed...More

Thank Welwynmick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped off here on the way home for a quick bite, the food was absolutely amazing and very reasonably priced. The portion sizes are extremely generous so I would recommend a half rack if you want to enjoy dessert! Service was superb and everyone was...More

Thank hannahpiazza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite being very busy we had an outstanding Sunday lunch. Best roast beef I have had for a long time. Staff were lovely & attentive, especially the chef carving the meat.

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pub with good beer and a tasty Sunday roast. The carvery has a great selection of meat and vegetables. Table service is slow which does let the place down. There appears to be plenty of staff but they are not the best organised so...More

Thank Steven Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped of here completely unplanned after a trip to knebworth house. Quirky place with a little shop and the option to feed the piglets....just loved it! We both ordered the rusty stack burger....oh my....it was like man vs food but was the nicest burger i...More

Thank taffdebs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is many years since last we visited this establishment and we had not been whilst under the present management and style. We were very impressed, by the welcome, the service, the rustic ambiance and best of all, the food. We both chose the liver...More

Thank Tomerturkey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good service and a good menu. A very good family type place with a good menu and attentive service. Dog and grand parent friendly. Liver and bacon was the best I have had outside home!

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived a around 5.30pm and as we entered the restaurant there was no one behind the bar. There was a young lady sitting a table in front of the bar with a laptop on. We had do ask her if she worked there to...More

Thank Knebworth141
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14 November 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.
3 September 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
7 July 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
USD 6 - USD 28
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
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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