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The Hare and Hounds Restaurant

€€ - €€€, British,
Bowland Bridge, Bowland Bridge LA11 6NN, England
+44 15395 68333
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb hot pot” (6 reviews)
“lamb cutlets” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Bowland Bridge, Bowland Bridge LA11 6NN, England
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1 - 10 of 294 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Staff are friendly enough, but food was poor. Have eaten there several times and usually its lovely place to eat. Ate there on a fri night, restaurant empty compared to the previous times we have eaten there. Starter was fine but the main mean was...More

Thank Anne P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here overnight on our way to Scotland. The room was stunning- huge, beautiful and comfortable. The bath and shower were great and the towels were lovely and fluffy. We ate dinner in the restaurant. The food was good quality and the menu had some...More

Thank Beckyanne1986
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet but it was a Monday evening. Wonderful service & food. Really friendly & tasty. Certainly more than your average pub feed.

Thank Lucy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for dinner with friends, we did have a booking, luckily as whilst we were there quite a few people were turned away, politely. Excellent choices and the dinner was beautifully presented! very short staffed but the staff that were there did not stop and...More

Thank mummyetho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

not sure what has happened to the Hare & Hounds but it was very disappointing this weekend - my husband's word - dreary! Food very mediocre and my sandwich was inedible - serious lack of atmosphere - only 1 young man behind the bar and...More

Thank AngelaH3006
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food served here is cooked really well, the staff are incredibly friendly and the restaurant is in a beautiful location although in the middle of nowhere.

Thank Deaksy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on 2 consecutive evenings and loved the food. Lots of options too for non-meat eaters. Also beautifully presented.

Thank AlisonGarr
Reviewed 14 September 2017

To all intents a traditional pub. Nothing flashy with some very old music coming over the speakers. The food, however, was contemporary and excellent!

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My partner and I came here for our evening meal of our only night in the lakes. It was average at best. We walked in and even though there were 4 tables empty we were told it would be a half hour wait, so we...More

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 8 September 2017

A wet, cold night, yet fires (dreary gas fired 'wood' burners) turned off. The place was chilly in temperature and lacking in atmosphere. Food mediocre and staff so slow to clear plates the urge to find cheer through a pudding finally dissipated. The joy of...More

Thank craggyskickwithers
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Questions & Answers
David H
21 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from kerry G | 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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups, 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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