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Horse and Hounds Inn

205 Wells Rd, Franconia, NH 03580-5148
+1 800-450-5501
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (6 reviews)
“salmon” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
205 Wells Rd, Franconia, NH 03580-5148
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

H&H is better than good, however we go there mostly for the Schnitzel. We have raved about it to friends and they, too, love it. Went last night with friends who were also anticipating the Schnitzel and it was off the menu! Bad idea from...More

Thank Susan J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The inn is in a beautiful secluded off the main road setting, with plenty of upfront parking. The inn and restaurant have a lot of inviting country charm and attentive staff. But that's where it ends. The most memorable thing about our dining experience is...More

Thank bb_mccaw
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We stumbled upon this beautiful inn and restaurant. the setting is so beautiful and surrounded by nature. The service is excellent, and overall the meals are delicious. My only complaint is that the pork (Schweineschnitzel) was like deep-fried, greasy and not enjoyable. My companions' meals...More

Thank Heidi P
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I recently stayed at the Horse and Hounds for a series of day hikes in Franconia Notch. The H&H inn was a joy to return to after a long strenuous day of hiking. The rooms are immaculately clean, the surrounding grounds green and lush, and...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is my mom's favorite place to eat when she comes to visit this area. Call ahead for reservations!

Thank heidilotus
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The Inn is tucked into a very quiet spot, making the atmosphere nice for a quiet meal. We ate on the patio which faces a secluded back lawn and kitchen gardens. A nice spot to relax. Our server was friendly, attentive and non intrusive. In...More

Thank EducatedandTravelled
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely meal and our waitress, Shannon, was charming and helpful. The food was excellent and my steak beautifully prepared with an extremely unusual topping which included traces of Dijon mustard and curry! My wife's rack of lamb was a little over cooked...More

1  Thank robroy18
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This is a quintessential New England Inn. Great atmosphere, great staff, great cocktails. Perfect place to enjoy dinner by the fireside after a day of skiing.

2  Thank mommycorbo
Reviewed 30 December 2016

First off...I'm totally not into giving bad reviews, but, when the host says, 'the owner thinks children are 'gross', after your family has spent over $350.00 for dinner, I've gotta say something. I have held off for a month and still the event haunts me....More

15  Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We eat here frequently with friends. The ambiance is great- summer outside on the terrace and in the winter cozy inside. Full bar. Lovely furnishings. The rooms are country perfect- not fluffy old fashioned. I believe there are no TV's ...so check if that is...More

1  Thank CarrietFranconiaNH
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: 205 Wells Rd, Franconia, NH 03580-5148
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Franconia
  • Phone Number: +1 800-450-5501
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