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The Hare & Hounds

The Hare & Hounds, The Village, Old Warden, United Kingdom, SG18 9HQ
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Opening Information

BAR

TUESDAY-SATURDAY: 11am - 11pm

SUNDAY: 12pm - 10.30pm

KITCHEN HOURS

TUESDAY-SATURDAY: 12pm - 2.30pm / 6pm - 9.15pm​

SUNDAY: 12pm - 5pm

Facilities
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Dogs Welcome

About The Hare & Hounds

A family-run country pub, The Hare & Hounds Old Warden use fresh, local ingredients to create a menu of European classics. With a menu that changes every 6 weeks, the seasonal dishes are joined by local ales and world wines, in a setting packed with rural charm and laidback hospitality. Set amidst beautiful Bedfordshire countryside, the Hare & Hounds sits in the heart of the village.

Cuisine: Gastro Pub, British, European
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Monday, 18 February 2019

Always a lovely meal and friendly staff

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

The food, the new spring menu, had plenty of choice and my salmon was lovely. The service was friendly and well paced between courses. The Hare and Hounds is my favourite place to eat at the moment.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Very good quality food , beautifully presented and with very friendly , good service

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Food ok, a bit over priced for what it was.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

Food, service & staff were excellent. The only criticism I would have is that the choice of non alcoholic drink was very limited but aside from that everything was just perfect thank you

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Visited On Friday, 08 February 2019

Great evening with our group of friends. The food was its usual high standard and the service was excellent. Thank you for a lovely evening.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 February 2019

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Visited On Friday, 01 February 2019

Good service, excellent food (although portions are a little on the small side), family friendly and great gluten free options.

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Visited On Thursday, 24 January 2019

The Hare and Hounds has become our where to go for a celebration venue for a few years. The food is always good and different from the usual 'chain pubs'. The prices are not cheap but you get what you pay for. Excellent food, nice drinks and a lovely atmosphere. What more could you want?

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Visited On Saturday, 26 January 2019

I have visited this restaurant on many occasions over the years. However, over the past 18 months it has been consistently good....until yesterday. We arrived at the allotted time. We ordered a drink at the bar and were seated in the otherwise empty restaurant. Despite being the only 2 people in the place, finally, after a very long wait, I went in search of our waitress. Someone would be with us immediately I was told. Nothing for a further 10 minutes. When our meal came my husband’s steak was fine. I had the sea bass. I am a very small eater but there wasn’t enough fish to feed a child. We will not be going back again. It was a very disappointing experience. Such a shame as it has great potential

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Visited On Sunday, 20 January 2019

Great food as usual. Service was generally good although at times a little less attentive.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 January 2019

Wonderful Sunday lunch as always !

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Visited On Sunday, 20 January 2019

We’ve never had a bad experience at the Hare and Hounds. It just seems to get better every time!

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Visited On Sunday, 20 January 2019

We love coming to this wonderful place to eat, the food is delicious, the staff are friendly and efficient plus the surroundings are lovely. 10 out of 10 every time.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 January 2019

A warm and friendly welcome with great food and service!

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Visited On Friday, 11 January 2019

The food was a mixed bag - lovely starters but altho the chestnut risotto sounded brilliant, it was disappointing in reality. However the service and atmosphere more than made up for this - the meal was a wedding gift for good friends and the lovely staff surprised us on arrival with a round of Kir Royales. We will be back!

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Visited On Saturday, 05 January 2019

First time eating here and food was delicious and beautifully presented. Lovely relaxed atmosphere. Will definitely be returning.

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Visited On Monday, 24 December 2018

A great country pub with delicious food and great friendly service. It’s also a bonus to be able to bring our dog. We have had Christmas Eve lunch there two years in a row and thoroughly enjoyed it. The only (very small) suggestion is that it would be nice to have Xmas crackers on the table!

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 December 2018

Had an amazing meal on Christmas Day Many thanks Such a treat

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 December 2018

Excellent food and service.

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Visited On Friday, 21 December 2018

Always fantastic and such welcoming hosts. See you again very soon.

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Visited On Thursday, 20 December 2018

Lovely venue with delicious food and great service. Will definitely be going back

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Visited On Monday, 17 December 2018

I always enjoy my visits to the Hare & Hounds, service was friendly and prompt, even after I personally was late in arriving. A good range of ales and a superb burger what more could I ask. Thanks!

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Visited On Saturday, 15 December 2018

Lovely lunch, cosy atmosphere, no rush, great service, could have stayed all day but had to go home...

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 December 2018

Beautiful pub with friendly & excellent staff. Food very good too. Well worth a visit.

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