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Hare and Hounds

Downend Road | Newport, Isle of Wight, Arreton PO30 2NU, England
+44 1983 523446
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Downend Road | Newport, Isle of Wight, Arreton PO30 2NU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We live on the Island and have never had a bad meal. Our dog Freddy loves going there, staff have always been very kind and friendly. Sometimes at very busy periods the service isn't quite as quick, but would be the same anywhere else. Always...More

Thank clarepoulter72
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place managed to fit us in as late walk ins on a Sunday we had the roasts which was perfect. My children made friends with the owners children Annette and Danny, they can't wait to go back next year to say hi!!

Thank Carly J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Eat here on a early Saturday evening. Had heard mixed reports but thought we'd give it a try. Pub was half empty and so thought we'd be served quickly and was shown to a table straight away. Service at the bar was slow and no...More

Thank Wheel_100
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ok, the good stuff first..... Um... Peroni on tap. Always a winner with me. And that's about it. The bad. Where to start! The bar is woefully slow, one staff member serving everyone at peak times is simply not good enough, I gave up trying...More

Thank mikeairmax23
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have tried this place many times over the years but I must say the past few months have shown a vast improvement. The staff seem friendlier the place looks cleaner and the more inviting. I last visited on Sunday 13th August and the roast...More

Thank kris-smalls
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Do not be fooled by the thatched cottage look. The food and beer in here is abysmal. Usual Greene King chain pub rubbish. IPA, Speckled gut rot and a guest beer that runs out at 1pm. Left with Guinnes and other mass produced rubbish. Had...More

Thank BCFC11
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here, it was very busy but the staff were very helpful and didn't wait too long for the food, our son enjoyed the outdoor play park and the food itself was very nice. Would highly recommend.

Thank Localdor
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been before and was hoping to see an improvement over prevoius visits. Alas this was not the case. Staff are excellent but food was a let down . Half an hour advised wait and that with the place being half empty. Food itself was very...More

1  Thank peter C
Reviewed 1 week ago

food good prices average nice people, had to wait about 45min for food but hot when arrived, would go back

Thank patricia w
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived here just in time for last orders of Sunday lunch, after a great day at the Steam Railway. Was told that there was a 30 minute delay for food which was fine by us. It was a lovely sunny afternoon and we were sitting...More

1  Thank SorchadeFaoite
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Questions & Answers
12 July 2016|
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Response from Janet H | Reviewed this property |
Just to let you know The Hare & Hounds has a quiz the last Friday of every month , it gets quite busy so may be advisable to book a table 01983 523446
Maureen P
19 July 2015|
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Response from BrianNostalgia | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we live nearly 200 miles away and just called in as we were visiting friends in the area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Downend Road | Newport, Isle of Wight, Arreton PO30 2NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Arreton
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 523446
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Child and dog friendly thatched pub in the heart of the Isle Of Wight. Inside & outside seating with a play area to the rear.
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