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The Hare and Hounds Restaurant

€€ - €€€, British,
Bowland Bridge, Bowland Bridge LA11 6NN, England
+44 15395 68333
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Bowland Bridge, Bowland Bridge LA11 6NN, England
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1 - 10 of 338 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming to the hare and hounds for years and love it, every time we visit we have food there! We always enjoy the food, drinks, decor and atmosphere of this pub. However, visited this time and brought some friends to make them try the...More

Thank natalierose1999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No vegan menu. The chef was able to make a burger which was tiny and cost £13 ! Not a good place for vegans to eat.

1  Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming here for over 15 years’ and during that period ownership has changed many times from when Cis and Trevor had this place. We came 6 weeks’ ago for Sunday Lunch and the food was excellent. 2 courses £15, first class beef,...More

1  Thank Grabybaby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food and service was excellent. Friendly efficient staff. Good choice on the menu with specials board; everything sounded delicious but we went for the garlic mushrooms and whitebait for starters and fish and chips and steak pie for mains. All was cooked to perfection with...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Everything lovely. Beautiful room, gorgeous surroundings, excellent food. Thankyou for a much needed rest

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed Fish Pie & Steak & Ale Pie. Apple crumble delicious. Lovely surroundings- staff friendly & helpful.

Thank FellowTraveler198197
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Our parents were staying so we called in for dinner with them. Excellent meal, every persons meal was perfect. Pork special was awesome. Only slight downside is not much on offer as a starter, but minor niggle, main more than made up for it! Parents...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Dinner on a quiet Monday evening. My son and his wife had spent their honeymoon here so we were keen to try it out. We were not disappointed. The food was very nice, well prepared and the portions generous. The batter on the fish was...More

Thank Graham K
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We brought 12 with us to a booked table and kept the place in business for food and drink all afternoon. So not sure why the staff never rose above lukewarm in their interactions with us.

1  Thank neilbrennan
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We had this place picked out to stop at and have Sunday lunch on our drive to Grasmere, we forgot to make reservations! But they kindly fitted us in :) It was very nice, all 6 of us enjoyed our meals, high praise for the...More

2  Thank caymananna
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David H
21 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Craig D | Property representative |
Hi David, Thanks for asking a question, we do allow children in our pub, we have never yet had unruly one though so I'm sure you would enjoy your stay and meal with us, In regards to the review in the telegraph I have to be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Romantic, Groups
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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