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The Rusty Gun

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London Road, Hitchin SG4 7PG, England
+44 1462 432653
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Rusty Gun on 13th May 2017 for an evening meal. Rats running round outside (huge rats!!) Asked for peas with my fish and chips and they served mushy peas. Asked for custard with my sticky toffee pudding. Bread was served in a flower pot not sliced and served with no butter. When i asked for butter/sauces the usual side... More 

Thank ejsell
Watford, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took some business partners for lunch here. A good choice of food on the menu, it wasn't so busy. Good atmosphere to entertain potential business partners. The only downside was that i was charged for the wrong beer, ordered a non-alcoholic Becks, was billed for something called Erdinger? Apart from that little mis-hap everything was great. Check your bill... More 

Thank Mayoor P
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large dinning area which serves a reasonable menu if a bit on the pricey side. The liver, however, is one of the best I have tasted and well worth trying. A little farm shop on site is an added attraction and you can also visit the pigs at the rear and feed them

Thank choppaloppa
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a late Sunday lunch May bank holiday weekend. The good thing about this place is it wasn't packed and therefore the aptmoshere was nice and relaxed. I think there were only two other tables full when we arrived. The food was good, the decor is also nice but the service was really slow. It seemed like only... More 

Thank Jen D
St Albans, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came a couple of weeks ago with family for a Sunday lunch. The food was fine, no real complaints, but the service was bad. The waitresses didn't seem to know how to serve or even have an interest in serving customers. We had to chase for drinks and cutlery. Very disappointing, will not go back.

Thank Hannah R
Harpenden, England
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

30 km cycle broken by a tasty lunch at the Rusty Gun. Good outdoor area when weather is good or bad as they have a big circular outhouse with central fire. Piglets in the rear for kids amusement. Food tasty and good. Food arrived a little slow but we were relaxed. We know this is good for weekend carvery. This... More 

Thank Fujishimo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here a few weeks ago for steak night, absolutely beautiful could not fault it if I tried! Returned again last Wednesday and I couldn't be more ashamed, over cooked steak and when they gave me another it was no better, restaurant was empty so I don't see why service was so slow, couldn't order desert because the kitchen was... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Me and brother want to go somewhere different for lunch we end up here as we on way to Hatfield but stop here instead it has a lovely atmosphere and a bit of homely feel inside there is parking on site which bonus for all you pass bys. The food we had was finger sandwich with chips very nice indeed... More 

Thank Mrfirestarter
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The food was very nice and steak cooked to perfection. The experience was let down by the drinks though. Ordered a sry martini and was served bermouth neat in a water glass. No gin, olives or ice. Not sure what they were trying to do to the mojito but getting a cinnamon stick in it was definitely a first, and... More 

Thank FuguForever
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I have had the pleasure of sharing lunch and dinner with family & friends on several occasions over the last few months and we have thoroughly enjoyed our visit every time. Rib night was an indulgent treat, tasting the most delicious pork ribs in the area. We chose from the lunchtime set menu whilst making the most of the recent... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?