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Hare and Hounds

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€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Pub
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Durstan | Hampshire SO416AL, New Forest, Lymington, England
12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After our last fab meal we decided to go again. Had another excellent evening. Staff are superb. Welcomed us and the dogs. We will definitely be eating here on our next visit to this beautiful area.

Thank Simon B
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pub was recommended to us so went there to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Should not have bothered. Creamy garlic mushrooms on toast - not many mushrooms and whitebait was clearly catering pack and overdone. We then had big blue burgers. Only thing that marginally saved the burgers was the sauce although not the greatest blue cheese topping by a... More 

Thank Wendy B
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Our hotel recommended this pub and we were not disappointed. Lovely atmosphere, greeted warmly even with an over excited dog with us! Fab choice of food and ingredients all locally sourced according to the poster on the wall. VERY tasty, good portions in fact, so good I had no room for dessert (which looked amazing) - oh well we will... More 

Thank beach_hut_128
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

An extensive menu of great British Pub food - never had anything other than a very tasty meal here - highly recommended.

Thank Philip M
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Was informed it was a dog friendly pub. Was put round a corner away from the main bar. The service was virtually non existent and the food typically poor pub food of the standard that gives British pubs a bad name. Definitely will not be returning.

Thank janetnewman14352
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

A regular haunt of ours... comfy sofas, real fire! The perfect place to idle away a Sunday afternoon!

1 Thank gavin618
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 December 2016

lovely friendly pub, tasty well priced & big portions. Real fire, Can not go wrong, a must visit ;-)

Thank Josie_HarrisonMarks
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Wide selection available from menu and specials board and great portion size, well cooked and nicely presented by friendly staff. Just try it. You won't be disappointed.

Thank GranGreen
Hastings, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great place to eat book two nights in a row as really lovely food and dog friendly. Food choose very wide and size of the meal so if smaller portion needed it's there. The place was really Busy so I would suggest that you book if you want a table with the dog . Will definitely go again when I... More 

Thank Spice2uk
Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Ate here on a cold Saturday afternoon after a lovely walk in the forest, roaring open fires, friendly staff and great pub grub! Would recommend.

Thank jackjohnson9799

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
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: Durstan | Hampshire SO416AL, New Forest, Lymington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington

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