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Hare and Hounds

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Durnstown | Sway, Sway, New Forest, Brockenhurst SO41 6AL, England
+44 1590 682404
12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Milford on Sea, United Kingdom
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263 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited this pub for dinner having been a few times for drinks and thinking the food always looked good. Warm welcome and wide choice of food. I had the liver, as did my husband. It looked great but was overlooked and the accompanying bacon was so salty it ruined the whole taste for us. Not something we felt we should... More 

Thank Kim11052011
Worthing, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I always make time for a meal at this pub when I am in the New Forest. This week I went with my young grandchildren. As vegetarians we are used to having to choose from at most 2 veggie options but the Hare and Hounds offered 7 different choices as well as anything a carnivore may wish to eat. The... More 

Thank pammiep25
Solihull, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We found this pub via 'near me now' and decided to give it a try as the reviews were mostly good - we weren't disappointed. We both had the pie of the day - chicken & mushroom. It was excellent and a bit unusual as the pie used puff pastry. Good portions, we couldn't manage a pud & good local... More 

Thank TheFlipfloppers
Southampton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Thank goodness we booked this place is so popular . The roast dinner was the best I have ever had. It came with a separate dish of vegetables which were cooked to perfection. The staff were brilliant . The homemade puddings well they were fabulous and very tasty. Excellent meal , a good price and brilliant happy staff . Highly... More 

Thank tmp1967
Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had an excellent meal in the Hare and Hounds last night, we were staying locally and popped in to see if we could get a table. Food was excellent, and the menu very varied with 6 choices of main meals for vegetarian, the staff were most kind and helpful.

Thank emmalucy2010
London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some pubs that are 'local pubs' can feel unfriendly but we were welcomed in this pub. The food was very good for pub food and was freshly made. We were in Lymington for a week and went twice and this was our favourite pub restaurant

Copenhagen, Denmark
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282 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food and well kept beer. Friendly service and comfortable surroundings. Lunchtime visit and it was quite busy so a bit of a wait for the food ( we were warned when we ordered. Beer garden. Nothing pretentious and good value. Would happily return.

Thank 589MichaelP
Jersey, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The worst meal we have had in the New Forest. No idea how to cook macaroni cheese and the curry, for the price, needs basmati rice and a sauce that does not taste as though it comes for a jar. We can only assume this was the chef's day off. This is saddening as we have had some good meals... More 

Thank woofie27
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into this pub and was welcomed by a very cheerful person behind the bar. It was a Monday evening but the pub seemed to have a vibrant atmosphere and the food menu looked inviting. The only reason we didn't stay to eat was that the driver preferred to eat where we were staying so he could have a... More 

Thank Penstance H
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal while staying at a nearby holiday park. Got very, very busy but luckily they found us a table. Great menu choices for all the family and some different choices for the little ones Majority say "homemade" which is rare these days and what we had all looked homemade and were very tasty.

Thank Redruthian

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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

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