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The Hare and Hounds Hotel

Westonbirt, Tetbury, United Kingdom, GL8 8QL
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Opening Information

Breakfast: 07:30am - 9:30am
Afternoon Tea: 2:30pm - 6:00pm
Dinner: 7:00pm – 9.30pm
Sunday Lunch: 12:00pm - 2:30pm

Jack Hare's Bar
First come first serve basis.
Monday - Thursday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm / 6:00pm - 9:30pm
Friday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 9:30pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
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About The Hare and Hounds Hotel

The Beaufort Restaurant

We love good food and dining in the Beaufort Restaurant allows you to enjoy just that – rosette-awarded dishes served within elegant surroundings…

New for October 2017; our relaxed, A La Carte menu combines the best of British with a few infusions from across the channel and aims to showcase the fantastic selection of seasonal produce sourced right here in the Cotswolds. Think quality fresh ingredients, simply served and reasonably priced!

Our friendly team will be on hand to help you choose, offering recommendations on both food and wine, leaving you to sit back, relax and enjoy!

Alternatively, gather your friends, invite the family and make the traditional Sunday lunch that little bit more special.

Jack Hare’s Bar

If Jack Hare were a man, he’d be a chirpy fellow who’d enjoy good food, fine ale and a cosy armchair by the fire he could just sink into with his faithful four-legged companion sat loyally by his side. So we’ve created a lively country pub next door that offers just that. We’ve even immersed man’s (and Jack’s) best friend into the artwork behind the bar, painted by our signature artist Katharine Lightfoot.

With a vibrant ambiance and lots of intimate cosy corners to unwind in, friends come together and locals gather to feast on a plate of sumptuous food and a glass of fine wine throughout the day. Our bar menu is indulgent yet simple and designed to satisfy your cravings from breakfast through to dinner with a delicious bite for lunch in between. There’s a fabulous selection of ales and ciders, an inspiring wine list or a traditional gin and tonic, whatever your tipple may be, our friendly bar staff will be ready to serve it to you. During the warmer months, relax outside in the summer sun.

Please note that booking is not available for Jack Hare's Bar.

Cuisine: Fine Dining
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Monday, 22 April 2019

Another lovely stay. Staff as ever were superb in all areas. Lovely welcome. Great service in restaurant and bar. Turn down service was fantastic - attention to detail excellent. Many thanks. Great service in Beaufort Restaurant but menu a little underwhelming. Found choosing a main difficult but that's probably down to personal preferences. Desserts on both nights disappointing. Second night ate in Jack Hare's. Service again excellent. Food good. Lovely atmosphere. Room - Magnolia - very nice. Only comment would be that the bedroom is very stark and rather clinical. Could do with a throw on the bed and a couple of pictures to add some warmth. Lounge area great and hot tub well maintained and a lovely feature. Our third visit and another highly successful one. Will definitely look to visit again. Can't praise the staff enough - they are first class.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 April 2019

We really enjoyed our stay - the room was stunning. Very relaxed atmosphere but excellent service. Food was totally delicious. We will definitely be returning.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

The food was lovely with a good choice of dishes. One of our party has a food intolerance and was catered for extremely well and without fuss. Attentive staff. A thoroughly enjoyable stay.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

We returned to the Hare and Hounds for Mother’s Day lunch following our wedding here and I have to say we left feeling very disappointed which was such a shame. The service was very slow indeed and we often needed to search out someone to help us despite there being plenty of staff around, they didn’t seem attentive at all. We had to ask if we could order drinks when they forgot to ask us and then waited a good while for them to come out. The food was just ok - Nowhere near the usual standard we have had before, the black butter was just very odd and offputting (nobody even explained why it was black!) and my trout was very dry and over cooked. The chocolate tasting desert was a real let down and we all left lots of this. We asked if we could have our desserts in the lounge and were told that no, this was reserved for people having cofffee - yet there wasn’t a single person sat at any of the sofas?! (Yet we have done this previously and it wasn’t a problem) Such a shame as this is a very special place for us - but we would be very hesitant to book for a meal again in the future considering this cost us over £350

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Dear Emma, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback, It really is much appreciated. I am sorry we have given you cause to complain and It comes with great shock to hear of your disappointment regarding your Mother’s Day lunch. We served over 100 guests for lunch alone and this is the first we’ve heard of slow service and just ok food. I would always suggest letting a member of management know if you have any issues regarding your meal at the time so we can rectify any issues there and then. Due to the amount of guests we had on Mother’s day we were unfortunately unable to offer the Beaufort lounge as an area to eat Sunday lunch. We also had a private lunch in our Library and Afternoon Teas booked in the Drawing room which left the Beaufort Lounge as our only available area for guests to enjoy tea and coffee which sadly meant a table of 11 wouldn’t be possible. I do hope this experience hasn’t put you off visiting us in the future. Kind Regards, The Hare and Hounds Hotel

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Visited On Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Thanks for a lovely day one minor problem dealt with immediately by friendly and efficient staff

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Visited On Sunday, 24 March 2019

I don't usually leave reviews, but wanted to say that the food and service at the Beaufort restaurant for Sunday lunch this week was fantastic. For a reasonable price for 3 courses the food, both in presentation and taste was of the highest quality. The service felt like a Michelin starred restaurant with all of the group's food arriving together and very attentive service from polite and excellent staff. As a group we meet for Sunday lunch on a regular basis around Bristol and Gloucestershire, and this was one of only a few we would definitely return.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

We stayed in the family room which was perfect, although there was the possibility of banging my head in the sloping roof. The staff were attentive, polite and helpful, especially Michaela on reception when we first arrived. We had afternoon tea in Jack Hare's bar which was enjoyed by us all. For the evening meal my wife and I ordered sirloin steak which tasted sweet. The chef suggested it was the glaze that was used, but I am not convinced. This was the only off note for the whole visit. I would definitely recommend the Hare and Hounds to anybody wanting to stay in that area and would look to stay again myself later in the year.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 March 2019

We had a lovely evening at the Hare and Hounds. Food was delicious and certainly left happy and satisfied. Very attentive staff. And attention to detail was very thoughtful as printed special menus for 2 of our party due to allergies.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

This is our 6th time staying at the hotel, and we bring our dog and stay in a dog friendly room. As always we thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the staff are very professional and friendly, the atmosphere is lovely and the food was superb. The only slight criticism we have is the poor WiFi signal within our room, but apart from that everything else was faultless!

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

The food in the restaurant was very good, well-presented and tasty. The service was excellent.

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Visited On Monday, 28 January 2019

staff were so friendly and helpful to my wife and myself

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Visited On Sunday, 09 December 2018

Superb lunch. The only very minor negative was that both the lounge & dinning room were a little cold but that said it did not spoil what was a nice afternoon.

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 November 2018

I thought the restaurant was very expensive for the food that was given. There was only 1 option for a vegetarian for a main, there was no variety on the menu.

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Dear Nisha, Thank you so much for your feedback. I am very sorry to hear that you did not feel that you got value for money during your visit. My sincere apologies that you were not offered our full vegetarian menu, I can only assume the waiting staff must not have realised that you were vegetarian. I will ensure that they are more vigilant in the future. I do hope that you will not this incident deter you from dining with us again in the future. Kind regards Ross Taylor Deputy General Manager

Responded On Monday, 19 November 2018
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Visited On Saturday, 10 November 2018

Excellent stay. Lovely room. Good food and an excellent breakfast.

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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

We enjoyed a wonderful stay at The Hare and Hounds and are already looking to book a return visit. My main memory of the hotel will be the staff who were helpful, charming and professional. A real credit to the place. Room was spotless and very pleasant. Main areas were cosy and well thought out - plenty of seating and quiet areas. Restaurant was very good - again staff were attentive and charming. Jack Hare's bar was lovely and cosy and staff went that extra mile to get me the drink I had requested. Breakfast was very good and the lady who seated us was, as with the other staff, most accommodating. It really is a lovely place. Only areas I would like to touch upon for improvement: the curtains in our room - 20 - looked fine when drawn but on closing them were in desperate need of being hooked back onto the rail. The cheeseboard at dinner was a bit of a let down after a great meal and not good value. Lastly, we left a tip in cash after dinner and then had a tip added onto the final bill. We had not realised this was the case and were so happy with the service we had received we didn't want to make a fuss and request only a single payment so left it. All in all a really good first visit and we hope to stay again in the next month or two.

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Visited On Sunday, 23 September 2018

Excellent friendly waiting staff

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Visited On Wednesday, 29 August 2018

This was the second time we had stayed and eaten at The Hare and Hounds. The food was very good although I think it was slightly better the first time we visited when we had all kinds of complementary dishes brought out between courses. There was a good range of food on offer and as my wife and I don't eat meat, we were pleased to see a variety of fish and vegetarian choices available. Presentation of food was very good. Service was excellent and staff are very attentive and polite. We will certainly return. Thank you to all the staff.

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Visited On Wednesday, 22 August 2018

we have always enjoyed our stays with you, ambience is great staff are terrific, the restaurant is nice although the food for us is a bit "cheffy". However I have just received an email accusing us of taking one of your cosmetics and this has upset us - we do not need nor want any such thing and I am about to telephone you. What a complete disappointment.

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Visited On Tuesday, 21 August 2018

We missed the palet cleanser with our evening meal.

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Visited On Thursday, 16 August 2018

I only stayed one night & found it most enjoyable. Very relaxing & comfortable lounges & dinner & breakfast were excellent. Without exception all members of staff were extremely helpful & welcoming. It was wonderful to be able to book a single room, which though small, had all the services & comfort of a double room. One tiny niggle (!) the fire door immediately outside room 12 was very noisey at night.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 August 2018

We had lunch on Sunday. Very high quality meal and surprisingly large portion for this type of restaurant. Very well priced at this quality level.

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Visited On Thursday, 09 August 2018

Very relaxing food experience. Good choice on all courses.

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Visited On Friday, 03 August 2018

Very nice stay. Everything upgraded from a few years ago when we last stayed.

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Visited On Friday, 13 July 2018

Room, services and facilities were all to a very high standard. Great relaxing break for our journey on to Bristol

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Visited On Sunday, 15 July 2018

Excellent hotel in a great location with extensive grounds. Facilities, rooms, food and service were first class. Will definitely be returning.

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