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The Gun Pub

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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London Road | Bowers Gifford,, Basildon SS13 2DU, England
+44 1268 551506
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So been going to this place about 4 times a month for dinner and drinks, been great upto now! Went there earlier in the week the menu and prices have changed for the worse as for as I'm concerned, no spare ribs no scampi etc , this is real pub food and too top it my meal came with skinny... More 

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Thank Mark L
The Gun P, Manager at The Gun Pub, responded to this review

Morning Mike, thanks for finding the time to sign up to TripAdvisor and leaving us your comments. Your right as from the start of last week we have made some changes and we now run a separate lunch and dinner menu, on the whole the reception we have had to both the menu items and pricing has been very positive.... More 

Basildon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of my local pubs and is by far the best,the choice of drinks is amazing ,and the food is 5star

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Thank ray9143
The Gun P, Manager at The Gun Pub, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving us a great review. The Gun More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to visit the restaurant due to the good reviews about the Sunday roast. My initial reaction when I first entered, that the decor does require work so I agree with the other reviewers. However this should not be the reason to not visit The Gun Pub because the food is truly delicious and great value for money. I... More 

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The Gun P, Manager at The Gun Pub, responded to this review

Morning Pauline, thanks for visiting us for a Sunday lunch and we are glad that you enjoyed your visit to us, its a compliment to our kitchen team that the crumble was comparable to your grandmothers! As a note we are soon starting our building works for hotel and function room at the same time we plan to renovate the... More 

Essex
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted to go somewhere for breakfast locally so checked on Trip Advisor. Saw the reviews for The Gun so decided to give it a go. I had the Eggs Benedict which was absolutely lovely and my partner had the Full English which was also superb. Will definitely be back again for lunch or dinner as the menu looks good. Would... More 

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The Gun P, Manager at The Gun Pub, responded to this review

Morning Karen, thanks for leaving us a great review and we are so happy you enjoyed your breakfast. See you again soon. Kind Regards. The Gun More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here a couple of time. Food is lovely and very reasonably priced. Would recommend for any one. Friendly atmosphere in the pub.

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The Gun P, Manager at The Gun Pub, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving us a great review. The Gun More 

Great Waltham, null, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Was looking for somewhere to eat as we were in the area , so looked at the reviews on Trip adviser and decided to try here . When we walked in there was a big bar area and tables , we sat down and looked at the menu but had second thoughts as no one else was eating .We decided... More 

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The Gun P, Manager at The Gun Pub, responded to this review

Morning Lee, thanks for finding the time to leave us a review and we are so glad you enjoyed your visit to us. See you again hopefully. Kind Regards. The Gun More 

Basildon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Another great lunchtime at my favorite Pub, my youngest son joined my wife and I for a lovely meal & drinks as always ,a great place to go. Bonny & Clyde 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

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Stanford-Le-Hope
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Really surprised how nice the food was. Went because of good reviews and they proved correct. Well worth a visit

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Last minute stop due to gridlocked Traffic, good beers well kept , food was well cooked hot and arrived in good time would need to go back again to really judge ...Seating comfortable plenty of parking see you again GI......

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We went to The Gun on Saturday 4th March for my mothers 91st birthday. The Pub is in need of a little TLC, but the locals are friendly. The staff were pleasant and courteous and our food was served promptly. The food was good and cooked well, with thought put into the presentation of the food. It was the little... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: London Road | Bowers Gifford,, Basildon SS13 2DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Basildon
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 551506
Description
The Gun Pub is a welcoming and friendly traditional style pub with a fantastic bar menu that will suit all tastes ranging from light bites to traditional fish and chips, steak and ale pie and our very own minted lamb shanks. On Sundays a full Sunday roast with all the trimmings is served in the Restaurant and bar areas. There is a large selection of all types of beverage at competitive prices. We have function facilities available for private parties and weddings and we also cater for funeral receptions. We hold tribute nights in the Restaurant with a fine dining experience with a menu specially chosen for each of these evenings and we also hold special events and help others raise money for their chosen charities.

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