The Kentish Hare

95 Bidborough Ridge, Bidborough, United Kingdom, TN3 0XB
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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 Friday, 19 July 2019

Great meal, great staff and the food was perfect. !!! Will be back. The starters and steaks cooked to perfection. Many Thanks Mark + Family!

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Visited On Friday, 19 July 2019

Great steaks and fish. Very tasty

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Visited On Thursday, 18 July 2019

Very disappointed in slow service and though food nice was overpriced. Unlikely to return sadly

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Excellent food, some fantastic flavours, beautifully presented. Friendly and helpful staff. A lovely evening.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Charming setting, excellent service and delicious food

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Visited On Thursday, 11 July 2019

Enjoyable and relaxing evening food just seems to get better and better with every visit and gluten free us not a problem which makes for a more enjoyable experience.

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Visited On Thursday, 11 July 2019

Had an early evening birthday dinner at the Kentish Hare with my wife and 2 of our children (the 3rd was on a school trip and missed out!) - we all had steak and it was absolutely delicious. One of the best we’ve ever had.

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Visited On Thursday, 11 July 2019

Loved it- gorgeous to sit outside with a gin and tonic and our lovely starter and then move inside for the rest. Great atmosphere and superb service- oh and fab food! A really lovely evening.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Cuisine raffinée, cadre agréable et service très sympathique. Deux visites confirment cette appréciation.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Really lovely and tasty steak, delicious honeycomb ice cream! Lovely chilled atmosphere, where we didn’t feel at all self conscious to bring our little one for lunch. Thank you for having us, we’ll see you again soon.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 July 2019

Great service good food and good environment. Food was delayed and we were kept infomercial. Will come back maybe for midweek lunch.

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

Always a good place to dine!

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

Very enjoyable lunch in the garden. Menu offerings very good. Food good. Waitress was fun. Our first visit and we will be back soon.

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Visited On Thursday, 04 July 2019

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Visited On Thursday, 13 June 2019

The pub was recommended as being very good, but I was not impressed with the food. I ordered a starter with side of triple cooked chips and they were still hard. My friend ha a Caesar salad which was a pile of cos lettuce covered in dressing with some chicken and croutons thrown on top, it did not look very appealing. The menu was limited if you wanted a lite bite or small lunch. We were placed at a tale in the bar and every time the coffee machine was being used it made so much noise we couldn't hear each other. I was very disappointed.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 June 2019

Food and atmosphere was amazing. The staff were so helpful and kind when my child feel over and hurt her leg. Felt very welcomed

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Visited On Saturday, 29 June 2019

We love the Kentish Hare. Whenever we eat in other pubs we always find they do not compare favourably to you! Food always delicious, service fantastic, atmosphere is relaxed. Thank you! We will be back again soon.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 June 2019

Second time here unfortunately not as good as the first time. Ordered wine and needed to remind them on a not busy Saturday night actually place was quite empty that made the negligence even worst. Portions are quite small for what they are charging wine was fairly priced when it eventually arrived. Manager completely clueless considering he’s previous background. Not even the cutesy to offer a drink on the house for the poor service. Still charged us 12.5% service charge. Hopefully better on next visit

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Visited On Saturday, 29 June 2019

Excellent food and service, would definitely recommend. Will be booking up again soon!

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Visited On Sunday, 23 June 2019

Lovely place! We will go back with much pleasure!

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Visited On Saturday, 29 June 2019

Last minute booking as we fancied a nice lunch and it didn't disappoint. Well worth the visit and I would recommend trying the crab starter which was amazing.

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

Service seemed to be a shambles with the kitchen running very late and although efforts were made to make up for this, the wait and atmosphere ruined our celebratory dinner. This being said this is usually not the case and I hope this is a one off mishap.

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

I have been to the Kentish Hare a number of times recently and have been impressed every time. The service is good, the food excellent (menu regularly updated with the seasons) and the atmosphere great. I heartily recommend this venue

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

Slow service. Best part of 15mins for a cocktail to be made at the bar, then once sat at our table took ages for our drinks order to be taken. Food really good once arrived and all serving staff very nice and friendly but not perfect considering the £165 bill for 2 people with a £18 service charge.

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