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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%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
205 Wells Rd, Franconia, NH 03580-5148
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit to the Horse and Hounds and although we had a nice evening, it was a little disappointing. We made our reservations in November for our February visit so that we were sure to get a table (last year we were...More

Thank pmartinagejr
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Another fine meal at this warm and inviting country inn restaurant. Service was excellent. The innkeeper, Doug, was friendly and helpful as usual. So happy the Schnitzel (our go-to entree) is back on the menu.

Thank Susan J
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

I discovered this place through someone who had been here a decade ago. Since then, the place has been beautifully restored, and both dining and lodging are maintained at an admirably high standard. We've been back on multiple occasions and always enjoyed ourselves. The food...More

Thank GeorgeWalter
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We love this place, it's so beautiful and we were looking forward to the schnitzel. We were there early at 5pm when they opened. They asked if we had a reservation, we said no but were hoping since it was early we would be able...More

Thank Hollyreubens
williamvcruxton, Owner at Horse and Hounds Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

This is response to a review by a visitor who had dined with us on one prior occasion. In the review, the visitor noted that she and her dining partner "love this place." They did not dine with us a second time, however. because a...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A few friends and I enjoyed a night out at this beautiful place. We started with cocktails and appetizers. We then had a delightful dinner. The food, atmosphere and service were excellent!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 September 2017 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

1  Thank Susan J
Reviewed 13 September 2017

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 12 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

1  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 8 July 2017

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

Thank heidilotus
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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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