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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 Sunday, 20 May 2018

I thought the food was nice but menu not that varied. The children’s menu was very expensive at £9.95. A couple of the waitresses were not that friendly and looked bored but other than that it was ok.

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Visited On Friday, 18 May 2018

Very professional & friendly welcome, menu changes fairly frequently, interesting selection of wines. Definitely family friendly but bear in mind that this could mean noisy children at 9pm!

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Visited On Friday, 18 May 2018

Thanks for the very nice birthday cake

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Visited On Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Excellent tasty food and good variety on the menu.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 May 2018

The staff were lovely and looked after us all very well.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 May 2018

Roast Pork was chewy, potatoes were greasy and not great value for money, unlikely to return

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

The chairs need cushions for comfort

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

Really had a great evening! Loved the food and the service was excellent. Very aware of all the staff keeping a close eye on proceedings and delivering fabulous service.

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Visited On Friday, 11 May 2018

Amazing! Make sure you go!

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Visited On Thursday, 10 May 2018

Great food, excellent service.

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 May 2018

Impeccable pub

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Visited On Sunday, 06 May 2018

Most enjoyable experience.

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Visited On Sunday, 06 May 2018

We really enjoyed our Sunday lunch here. The food was really good as was the service. We did have quite a wait between starter and main, the staters did come quickly and a lot of roasts seemed to come at once and the potatoes were hotter than the rest of the meal so I am guessing that's why there was a delay, but not a massive problem for us! We will return.

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Visited On Sunday, 06 May 2018

Superb Sunday lunch in lovely surroundings, and friendly staff. Slight shame that there was no onion/chicken/vegetable gravy option for the roasts, and we weren't aware we only had the table for 2hrs when booking. No great problems. Merely notes on an otherwise excellent meal.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 May 2018

Really wanted to enjoy the meal having been before a few times. Service slow but not surprise based on previous visits ... however, smallest chateaubriand steak ever ... told it would be £53, arrived on the bill at £65. Final straw, I'm afraid.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 May 2018

Always Good!

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Visited On Wednesday, 02 May 2018

We were acparty of 23 diners. Everything was perfect from start to finish. Everyone enjoyed the evening, 10 put of 10!

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Visited On Tuesday, 01 May 2018

A great evening on the taster menu.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 April 2018

The food is always good. The tables have become a bit cramped and that together with the nervous-seeming waitress meant she brushed my plate against my breast when removing it which was not relaxing. For the price I would expect a warmer welcome and more professional service.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 April 2018

Never disappoints

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Visited On Sunday, 29 April 2018

Lovely food quite pricey, good selection of wines, great service

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Visited On Saturday, 28 April 2018

We have been to The Kentish Hare in the past and expect to be back in the future. Good service, nice environment and thorough enjoyable food.

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 April 2018

A fabulous meal prepared by Bobby and his great kitchen team and fabulous service in the restaurant.... We will be back....

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Visited On Friday, 27 April 2018

We were not asked how we wanted our duck cooked so had to send it back as it was nearly raw. When it was returned, it was delicious. Fortunately we were in the front area, as there were some very noisy parties in the extension. The food was very good, but it did take a long time to appear!

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Visited On Friday, 27 April 2018

Very friendly staff. Always enjoy our meals here. Kindly served us in the bar as we had the dog with us.

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