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Hare & Hounds

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Old Warden, Biggleswade SG18 9HQ, England
+44 1767 627225
11:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Avoid set lunch. We were served with a watery Thai style curry complete with a handful of rice mixed in. Quite tasty but small and v liquid. Not a meal for the hungry more a mid morning snack. Pud was a ginger and orange trifle; really a few lumps of hard (stale) cake which was not moistened at all, a... More 

Thank carolinebuchanan89
Bedford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A midweek "spur of the moment" lunch. I had the sea bass fillet on a bed of baby spinach with cauliflower puree and roasted Jerusalem artichokes - delicious! My partner opted for the veggie board the highlight of which were the onion bhajis. Desserts were the sticky toffee pudding and a café liegois. This is top quality cooking deserving of... More 

Thank John E
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

What's not to like....delicious food, good service and in a beautiful little village. Thoroughly recommended a visit to this village pub

Thank peach6361
Bangor, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Although the pub is welcoming in being clean and tidy, and staff were pleasant, I would warn against coming here for high quality food although the beer was ok. I came with a group. I ordered a medium sirloin steak which came very rare, and this was after forty minutes of waiting. The side dishes were not impressive. After paying... More 

Thank Outlearn
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

I think the more negative reviews of this pub reflect a prior ownership. We've been coming here since 2015 and have found the staff friendly and the food much better than your average pub grub. Fresh ingredients and well thought through, changing menu. Booking in advance on Sunday's for lunch is normally required but they can squeeze into the bar... More 

Thank William J
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

My wife's birthday meal, we wanted to try somewhere new so picked the Hare and Hounds from Google maps. What a find! Village location, warm and friendly atmosphere, excellent food and costs to suit most pockets. We had three courses, plus coffe and pre dinner drinks which worked out at about £35 per head. Plenty to eat, well presented and... More 

Thank JohnMell
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

We have frequented the Hard and Hounds following its change of ownership. The new owners always make us feel welcome and have done a great job to make the place feel homely, whilst introducing a great menu. We even held a 40th birthday party here and it went perfectly. Personally I prefer the quality of the food and the more... More 

Thank PaulandCorinne M
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Fantastic Sunday lunch. Great service, fresh food and lovely surroundings. Well worth a visit. Will definitely return to sample other menu options.

Thank Karen P
Milton keynes
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94 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

All produce is locally sourced lots of parking Restaurant has 3 areas for eating. Good is great but expect a couple to pay around 50-80 GBP for a 3 course meal. Book in advance as they book up fast. No rush service and the staff are very friendly.

Thank Trip_Action
Slough, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

How delightful to find a restaurant as good as this off the beaten track. Each course was a delight and the service impeccable. It is owned and run by a husband and wife team. The husband runs the kitchen and his wife is front of house. When we ate there on a Saturday night it was fully booked so I... More 

Thank Gary J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$74 - US$74
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Warden, Biggleswade SG18 9HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Biggleswade
  • Phone Number: +44 1767 627225

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