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Giant's Rest

The Street, Wilmington BN26 5SQ, England
+44 1323 870207
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“miso soup” (7 reviews)
“pork” (8 reviews)
“sea bass” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Street, Wilmington BN26 5SQ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arrival you are looking at a very ordinary country pub but looks can be and in this case are deceptive. After a long drive I treated myself to a pint of (local) South Downs cider, simply the best cider I have ever drunk. Then...More

1  Thank RealOasis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is more a restaurant than a pub in that diners were at most tables. It is situated at the edge of a picturesque village just a short distance from the main road. You can sit outside on the grass verge. Good beers are served...More

2  Thank Bluebellplasnewydd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seven of us came here for Sunday lunch following scattering an dear Auntie’s ashes above the Long Man. The staff were friendly and welcoming and had a table ready for us.over drinks we selected our meals, all roast lunches to include either pork,even crackling, beef...More

1  Thank janeyb2016
Reviewed 6 August 2018

One of the best B & B's I've stayed in. We were in East Sussex for a wedding and found the Giants Rest on Trip Advisor. Excellent staff, amazing food, and great prices. The breakfast is highly recommended, all locally sourced products......even the coffee!!

1  Thank Sam C
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We had the ham, egg and chips and the Hunters chicken, beautifully made and lovely fresh food. Very impressed. Staff are lovely and a wonderful atmosphere. Definitely be back. Thank you ever so much.

1  Thank Chez S
Reviewed 30 June 2018

My mother and I ate here on Thursday night and were very pleasantly surprised. I haven't been here for over 10 years as I live 90 miles away and I decided to go a little further afield than our usual haunts. The staff were incredibly...More

1  Thank Beverly56_8
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Came here for Father’s Day lunch not knowing what to expect. Was extremely pleased with our choice. Great food with lots of choice including vegetarian, excellent service and a nice atmosphere. Was pleased to see dogs are welcome too. Even more of an excuse to...More

2  Thank kaz9x
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We had such a lovely evening here... staff were fab and the food was truly delicious... homemade and very tasty! Chef came out to check if we enjoyed our food which was a lovely touch... definitely try the pie if you come! My husband considers...More

1  Thank irishmonkeygirl
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We stopped here after a 100 mile drive & found it very well situated for a walk to see the Long Man. Very worried it may be full as no room in the car park & vehicles parked outside. No worrys however! Don't know where...More

Thank An_English_Man
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Lunch for 6 on a Saturday. Well behaved dogs welcome. Warm welcome. excellent locally crafted ciders, Cracking Welsh Rarebit for a starter. Roast beef and lamb with proper gravy and all the trimmings, the Yorkshire Puddings have to be seen to be believed. Desserts were...More

1  Thank nigelbwilts
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23 July 2017|
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Response from Gormandise | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are , there were a couple of dogs around the bar when we visited, kid friendly too and they did not mind the grown ups either , definitely worth a visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Wilmington BN26 5SQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 870207
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