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“Pleasant midweek lunch venue”
Review of Giant's Rest

Giant's Rest
Ranked #3 of 3 Restaurants in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 7 - USD 28
Cuisines: French, British
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 10 August 2017

When first confronted with menu thought choice was limited but changed our minds when our selections were put in front of us. Our starters were delicious - King Prawns for one, Mackerel Pate the other choice - followed by Steak and Ale Pie, and Mediterranean Tart on bed of salad. Both dishes superbly presented and very tasty. Will certainly be visiting again. Thank you.

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3  Thank Patricia K
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Title says it all really! Lovely pub with convivial hosts and clientele. Local pale ale compared very favourably with my usual Reet Pale Sheffield tipple and the sausages were sublime! Oh and we won the monthly quiz!!

1  Thank Bookshelf1956
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Quite simply had a really got meal. The dishes had great flavours and were obviously home cooked. Excellent

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2  Thank Paul_BHertfordshire
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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Giant's Rest is a lovely pub restaurant which serves food all day on Sundays. Tonight my very particular vegan husband enjoyed a fantastic homemade carrot and homemade pie-he even asked to shake the chef's hand. One of us had a very ample and delicious roast pork dinner too. We will definitely be returning.

6  Thank brookesjudith
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately the new owners have turned the place into a bit of a cash cow. This used to be my favourite place to eat, serving fresh tasty meals with plenty of choice. We turned up on a Sunday and there was no specials, a tiny menu, and to top it off I recognised a bottle of red wine from Aldi that they were selling for 4 times the price! Won't be coming here any more I'm afraid.

5  Thank PeteEatsAlot
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imacaulay, Owner at Giant's Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hi,
I'm sorry you were disappointed with your latest visit to The Giants Rest. I am particularly interested in your comment regarding the lack of specials, AND our Aldi wines !
We run a slightly smaller menu on a Sunday, but always have at least a couple of specials available, as well as the full snack menu and at least 10 options on the main menu.
The owners previous to us stocked Aldi wine, which we were all disgusted with. We sold off their remaining stock and straight away went with a local reputable drinks supplier who only supply trade customers. This was back in April, days after takeover.
If you could please clarify when you visited, and what wine you recognised, as I will obviously have to take this up with our supplier.
If your visit was prior to April, we would kindly ask for you to retract your review, as this is no longer a realistic reflection on how we run our pub.
Many thanks.

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