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The Kentish Hare

95 Bidborough Ridge, Bidborough, United Kingdom, TN3 0XB
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Opening Information

Lunch 12 noon – 2.30pm Tuesday to Saturday
Dinner 6.00pm – 9.30pm Tuesday to Saturday
Sunday Lunch 12 noon – 4.00pm (last orders)
(last orders at 4.00 pm and 9.30pm prior to a bank holiday)

The Kentish Hare bar is open


11.00 am – 3.00 pm and 5.00pm – 11.00 pm Tuesday to Friday
Open all day Saturday from 11.00 am to 11.00 pm
11.00 am – 5 pm Sunday

We are closed on Mondays (unless it is a bank holiday!)

Facilities
  • Disabled Access

About The Kentish Hare

The Kentish Hare is overseen by the Tanner Brothers. Chris and James have assembled a great team focussing on delivering the very best fresh local food.

The pub takes full advantage of the superb larder available to us in Kent, complemented by a specially selected range of superb wines, beers and spirits.

The Kentish Hare is a family friendly pub with great food and service where children under five eat free.

Chris and James and the whole team look forward to welcoming you soon.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 20 April 2019

Excellent food and service. Will definitely return

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Visited On Saturday, 20 April 2019

I came for lunch on Easter Saturday and it did not disappoint. The Rump of Lamb with sweetbread was delicious, perfectly cooked and melt in the mouth. For dessert I had the Chocolate Ganache with ice cream which was amazing. The Merlot was sublime lovely and smooth. I have eaten at your restaurant many times and it always has good service and atmosphere and of course amazing food!

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Visited On Thursday, 18 April 2019

Lovely welcome from the staff and very tolerant of a large group where decision making takes time.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

We had a excellent meal. The young lady that served us was very knowledgeable about the food and drinks. She recommended food and she was right. She was cheerful and very pleasant. We are looking forward to the next time we visit this restaurant. Everything was just right for us Thanks

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Excellent & Friendly service - as usual Food was of a high standard - reccomended 5 years in and the standards set early on have been maintained

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Lovely food, all done from base ingredients

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

I frequently visit. Excellent food. Maybe a bit pricey. But it is not a traditional pub and hence this is expected. Friendly team. Booking online is easy.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Another really enjoyable night and once again the staff were brilliant.

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

Excellent meal. And not noisy, so conversation was easy!

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

Great welcome, with good service and great food

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Visited On Thursday, 11 April 2019

Fantastic food, comprehensive menu and very friendly service. We’ll be back

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Our group had such a brilliant time, enjoying a delicious Sunday lunch, chosen from a wide selection of dishes. Service was amazing, the venue and atmosphere very relaxing. Thank you to all the staff for making this a very enjoyable experience.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 April 2019

A fantastic evening. The Tanner brothers were brilliant hosts. All the staff from the bar to the waiting staff to the chefs - second to none! Thank you so much. Angelica Bell was the icing on the cake! The food was perfection. Wine pairings spot on Paul - thanks! Enjoyed every second ... will be keeping an eye open for the next taster evening!

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 April 2019

We visited The Kentish Hare after our marriage ceremony in the morning and it could not have been more perfect. We went for an early lunch on a weekday so it was quiet but somehow still atmospheric, maybe because of how brilliant and welcoming the staff were. The food was delicious, there were six of us and we had three courses each and had no complaints about any of them which is rare. They also have a great wine selection with local choices and we even met the owners who were also really friendly. I can't thank everyone enough, it was such a lovely day.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

It’s been a few months since withlast visited the Hare and we were pleased to see some changes to the menu. Super dinner, very relaxed, service not quite on the money on this particular occasion.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

Saturday dinner with my parents for a belated birthday celebration. Attentive service and the food was great. Loved the garlic risotto!

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

Anther top quality meal excellent local ingredients. If you go to the Kentish Hare its very simple really, good food perfectly cooked. Having moved to within walking distance I am very pleased to have the KH right on my doorstop.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

Great steak and the chocolate fondant tart was delicious. Only downside was not seeing the dessert menu at the beginning. I like to plan my meal around dessert!

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

The food was incredible. Ordered the short rib which was divine, I got a bit emotional actually whilst eating it and almost cried...will definitely be coming back!

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

Very nice lunch; thank you for being wheelchair friendly.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

The menu was very original, wine list great and our waitress was fantastic. We can't wait to come back!

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 April 2019

We had a fabulous lunch for my daughter Louises Birthday on Wednesday 3rd April....rounded of with a brilliant chat with James Tanner. This was our second visit and we will definitely be back. Once again thanks for a lovely lunch also should mention the waiting staff ...also so happy and efficient.

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 April 2019

Amazing staff, Amazing food! Mine and my boyfriends favourite restaurant :)

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Visited On Saturday, 30 March 2019

Superb restaurant with excellent food and service. Very accommodating and happy to vary the menu to suit individual requests. One of my favourites places to eat in Kent.

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Visited On Saturday, 30 March 2019

Can’t wait to return x

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