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Hare and Hounds

Durnstown | Sway, Sway, New Forest, Brockenhurst SO41 6AL, England
+44 1590 682404
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Durnstown | Sway, Sway, New Forest, Brockenhurst SO41 6AL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hare and Hounds doesn't profess to be a fine dining establishment, but it certainly serves fine food - home-made steak pies, liver and onions, fruit crumbles. What's not to like?

Thank Rick K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently had Sunday lunch and would highly recommend. Good food, service and portion sizes. Well done to the staff and thank you

Thank KevinEssex_UK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely pub, went for our evening meal. We hall had ploughman's very nice. Bit dissapointed with desserts I had cheesecake not sure what the flavour was I did have a hint of lemon no colur and single cream, no coulis it needed something more. Dogs...More

Thank Kazbenji
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was really nice and the staff were lovely. Nice to go to such a dog friendly pub and the Sunday quiz was a good laugh! Deserts were amazing!

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great evening. Food was excellent and despite them being busy, it came out quickly. We ordered four different meals which were all delicious. Liver was excellent. Staff Made us and our two dogs very welcome. Beers and wines were very good. A lovely...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not too busy when we visited. Ordered the Sunday roast, just how big? Plate came out full of meat a large yorkie and roast potatoes, veg served in a side dish. The children's portion was half the size and still too much for me. Dog...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in Sway so it was good to have a pub so close. There's a lovely atmosphere and the staff are freindly. Unfortunately the food is very basic - it seemed to be microwaved and very thrown together with no seasoning. They were...More

Thank Hoverosie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in for a quick drink as new to the area. Hubby didn't rate the beer and the mini bottled prosecco was awful! It seemed to attract the older members of the population rather than a mixed age group. This place could be an...More

Thank Claire F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 9 of us ate at the Hare and Hounds today. The food was good and the staff were very friendly and attentive.

Thank Gill T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of delicious dishes and many suitable for vegetarians. A nice little settlement with lots of history behind it. Sunday lunches are a real highlight. Locally sourced, fresh ingredients and clearly homemade dishes. Dogs welcome. One of my favorites.

Thank Sam L
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Are dogs allowed inside the pub
29 December 2015|
Response from fenhenderson |
Yes in one half of the pub, bar and garden :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 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: Durnstown | Sway, Sway, New Forest, Brockenhurst SO41 6AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Brockenhurst  >  Sway
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 682404