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£6 - £50
CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed yesterday

We are regulars. The customer service is great - they remember our favourite drinks without having to remind them. The food is excellent with a varied seasonal menu. This is a place we delight in taking our International visitors.

Date of visit: June 2024
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Elite Pubs , Other at The Gun, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your kind review, we are so pleased you enjoy your visits here with us and we look forward to continue welcoming you.

Reviewed yesterday

We had a delicious Sunday lunch for my husband’s birthday. The roast beef was really tasty and there was plenty of it. The roast potatoes were good for a pub roast- you can always do them better yourself but definitely a win for me! The...vegetables could do with a little more flavour but this wouldn’t stop me ordering again! Julia was our waitress. She was really sweet. Very attentive to our table and interacted with our children too which is really lovely for us. It made us feel relaxed as not everywhere is child friendly, even if they say they are! We will definitely be back in the summer. Thank you for a lovely lunch and thank you, Julia, for being so smiley and welcoming.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Elite Pubs , Other at The Gun, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your kind feedback, we are so pleased you enjoyed celebrating your husbands birthday with us and we look forward to welcoming you again soon for some more good food :)

Reviewed 2 days ago

Thank you so much to Andrea for another great visit! Brilliant garden for children, fabulous menu and lovely atmosphere! We love the gun!

Date of visit: June 2024
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Elite Pubs , Other at The Gun, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback! We are so pleased Andrea provided you with such great service and that you loved the menu! We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

Reviewed 3 days ago

Don't know where to begin, the food is always amazing with locally sourced, fresh ingredients. The flavours are out of this world! What rounds out the experience is the brilliant customer service - they know how to make every customer feel special. Andreea served us...a number or times, she always remembers what we like and where we like to sit - that kind of personal touch goes a long way. The Gun is almost always busy, so it's best to book in advance - but don't let that put you off, the staff are organised and know how to maintain a personalised service regardless. They don't have a high turnover of staff so they are experienced and well-trained. The ambience is just brilliant, set in beautiful rural Sussex, it always feels special for any occasion.More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Elite Pubs , Other at The Gun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your amazing review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit with us and loved the food as much as we do :) We look forward to welcoming you back again soon for some more lovely food. !

Reviewed 3 days ago

I came here for the second time and I can only say words of praise. My husband and I had pizza which was delicious, especially the Calzone pizza. Veryy good service from Pop,Lovely experience!

Date of visit: June 2024
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Elite Pubs , Other at The Gun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your kind feedback, we are so pleased Pop was such a great host and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon :)

Reviewed 3 days ago

What a fantastic pub and restaurant. A beautiful setting with lovely outdoor patio area with green views, and play area for children. Brilliant car parking. The food and service was outstanding. Andrea helped us through the evening and was 10/10. An absolute diamond. All other...staff were friendly and attentive too.More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Elite Pubs , Other at The Gun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your kind feedback, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit with us and that the children enjoyed the play area. We are so glad Andrea was such a great host and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pop and Julia were wonderful. They made the dining experience very enjoyable. The food was great and the service friendly and fast.

Date of visit: June 2024
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Elite Pubs , Other at The Gun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we are so pleased the team were such good hosts and we look forward to welcoming you again soon :)

Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent food. Wonderful service by our waiter POP. Glad to see you back with the GUN this summer,,POP. We were dining in the indoor restaurant on Sunday evening and food came in good time with generous portions. Really excellent, will be back again soon.

Date of visit: June 2024
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Elite Pubs , Other at The Gun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your kind feedback, we are so pleased you enjoyed your food and visit with us so much, we look forward to welcoming you back again soon :)

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had never visited before, literally scanned Google for some new spots to eat and the pin dropped on the The Gun. Firstly it’s remote, literally in the middle of knowhere, so with that you know you’re at a good place when the car park is...very busy! Food is excellent, literally faultless. It’s pricy, but you get what you pay for and the service from Andreea was brilliant. Large area for the kids to play whilst you’re waiting for food. Will definitely be returningMore

Date of visit: June 2024
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Elite Pubs , Other at The Gun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your kind feedback, we are so glad you found us and enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you again soon :)

Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing food and venue ☺️ Julia is great and service with a big smile ☺️ Enjoyed the burgers super freshly made and tasty 😋 Pleassse please please bring back the chicken Souvlaki it was our favourite and super sad it’s no longer on the menu...😔 perhaps maybe having both options could be and idea ? As not a fan of fish and the chicken was delicious 😋More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Elite Pubs , Other at The Gun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your kind feedback, we are so pleased you enjoyed your food and visit with us, i will pass onto the chefs about the chicken souvlaki :) We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Our server Julia was very lovely and attentive , made us feel very welcomed! Food was delicious! - would definitely come again

Date of visit: June 2024
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Elite Pubs , Other at The Gun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we are so pleased Julia was such a great host and we look forward to greeting you again soon :)

Reviewed 5 days ago

lovely pub, yummy yummy food and reasonable priced, and also great service, shout out to our server Julia!!!!!!!!!!!!

Date of visit: June 2024
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Elite Pubs , Other at The Gun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your kind feedback, we are so pleased you enjoyed the food as much as we do :) We can not wait to welcome you back again soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on a long walk and were really in need of some lunch, we were served the best pub lunch of our lives by Julia! Super cozy spot with Mid range prices

Date of visit: June 2024
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Elite Pubs , Other at The Gun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your kind feedback, we are so pleased you enjoyed your food with us as much as we do! We look forward to you joining us again :)

Reviewed 5 days ago

Such a lovely spot for lunch- the smoked haddock was amazing! And our server Julia was lovely. We didn’t sit outside, but it also has a nice outdoor area with a field space. Would definetly recommend

Date of visit: June 2024
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Elite Pubs , Other at The Gun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your kind review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your food and visit with us, we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Fabulous food, I feel overjoyed to have you eaten it, lovely place, very nice service from Julia. Super lovely experience

Date of visit: June 2024
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Elite Pubs , Other at The Gun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your kind feedback, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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The Gun is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5