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The Hare and Hounds Restaurant

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Bowland Bridge, Bowland Bridge LA11 6NN, England
+44 15395 68333
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited due to fabulous recommendations and were not disappointed. We have now visited twice on this holiday, even staying after one meal to do the quiz! This is an exceptional restaurant, with well thought out, beautifully cooked dishes, which are not only stylish and could be suited to a fine dining experience, but also excellent versions of pub classics.... More 

Thank Alexandra D
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub is a little off the beaten track but is well worth a visit. It was recommended to us by locals who go there regularly. We first had a beer on a Saturday lunchtime. It was clean and tidy with the feel of a quintessential country pub. The staff were welcoming and helpful to everyone, especially a small family... More 

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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As the road was closed from newby bridge-bowness we decided to take the "scenic" route. That's when we stumbled across the hare and hounds. What a lovely cosy pub it is too. There is a homely atmosphere as soon as you walk in. We arrived on a Sunday early afternoon and luckily managed to get a table. We decided upon... More 

Thank Abi L
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in with friends for soup and a sandwich. Soup was very nice (leek & potato) but minute amount of bread. Friends had a sandwich and a portion of chips. The chips arrived in a container and there were 7 chips costing £3.50!!!! What a rip-off! Won't be back.

Thank Geoffrey J
kerry p, Owner at The Hare and Hounds Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review we always welcome customer comments, it is such a shame that you didn't ask for more bread and chips while you visited as we would of been more than happy to bring some more out for you without charge. Please next time feel free to ask. Kind regards, the hare and hounds. More 

Lake District, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Excellent old English style Bar Restaurant with open fires/flagstone floors/beamed ceilings. All this plus excellent food at very reasonable prices. A must visit.

Thank johnb50
Kendal, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We arrived late for lunch on a Bank holiday, and received the warmest of welcomes (when the staff might reasonably have been somewhat tired and harrassed and waiting for a break). The only unoccupied table needed an extra chair and place setting - no trouble - and we were given menus and had drinks ordered straight away. It was very... More 

Thank Johnhamwee
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Exceptional food and plenty of choice. Staff are very friendly and attentive. Perfect for a weekend getaway.

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Not been for a few years as moved out of area but so glad I brought a party of 15 for Sunday Lunch. We had a amazing meal and the service was outstanding. Best Sunday Roast in years shame 1hr 30 mins away from home beacause otherwise would be here every Sunday. Thankyou

1 Thank Samantha H
Ibstone, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

What a great place - we only stayed overnight but it was still one of the best stays we had. Great room, great shower and bath, great staff who were friendly and accommodating. The food was excellent and were already planning s return visit! Highly recommended - thanks everyone for making this trip so memorable.

1 Thank mazbob100
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Salt Marsh lamb was delicious as was the Wild Boar burger. Asked for extra biscuits with the cheeseboard which were provided at no extra charge even though we had offered to pay.

Thank L L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bowland Bridge, Bowland Bridge LA11 6NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowland Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 68333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?