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Giant's Rest

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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The Street | Wilmington, Wilmington BN26 5SQ, England
+44 1323 870207
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Lewes, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had not eaten here for at least 10 yrs. Pleased to have chosen to eat here this lunch time Sunday 27.11.16. My two friends were delighted too. They both had rabbit pie which they said was delicious. I enjoyed a sweet Potato curry with rice and a Poppadom. The food was piping hot and obviously homemade. They even had... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Have been meaning to stop in here for some time. We were out on our way elsewhere and decided to stop for a drink. The bar staff were friendly and helpful. I chose an elderflower cider and my husband a pint of Long Blonde from the local brewery. Both very good and well kept. We sat outside in the sunshine,... More 

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Thank seabright51
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food, and nice ambient, homemade food, the service very friendly, parking easy and free. 100% recommended

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Thank Raquelvi
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We stopped here for lunch, as two couples. Sat out at the front on a pleasant day for September. Really enjoyed the food which was even better than it sounded on the menu, and plenty of it. Particularly commendations on the belly pork, and on the sea bream. Would definitely seek this pub out again in the future.

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Thank Ian S
Uckfield, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Visited the Giants Rest for a Friday night meal and drinks and had a lovely evening. My wife had the fish soup which she said was beautiful and I started with the fish caserole T, again lovely. For the main course we both had sea bass which was well cooked and presented. Before out meal I tried a pint of... More 

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Wilmington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I have been a fan of this pub ever since I moved to Wilmington almost two years ago. Kathy and Chris, who I think took over in 2013, have made such a welcoming and cosy space with really delicious range of food and drinks that provides something for everyone. They have done particularly well this year given the serious health... More 

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Thank hlrhammond
United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

If you want to through your money away then by all means visit this expensive pub . They are trying to charge top restaurant prices in a small village unfriendly pub . The previous owners were amazing but since it has changed hands it is no where as busy as it use to be .Cheese platter BORING

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Thank madbird2014
Lancashire, England
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84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Trip Advisor recommended so we checked on their own website & it stated food on Sunday served till 5pm, arrived at 4pm & was told they'd finished as they weren't busy.....

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Thank jayne_leonard
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food offered at reasonable prices, they also catered for a family member wigh a restricted diet and small appetite. If you are a veggie but don't like mushrooms you need to ask if they are contained within the meal - a small alteration to the menu would rectify this. Good quality beers and cider available too. We eat here... More 

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Thank Mike G
Greater London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

My family and I have been frequent visitors to the Rest over any years and enjoy the fresh local produce and great food. years ago all the tables had wooden puzzles on to amuse the guests - adults and children alike. The food is excellent although recently they have made some changes which have lowered their high quality - they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$57 - US$57
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | Wilmington, Wilmington BN26 5SQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 870207

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?