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Hare and Hounds

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Sway $$ - $$$ , British,
Durnstown | Sway, Sway, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Brockenhurst SO41 6AL, England
+44 1590 682404
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Durnstown | Sway, Sway, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Brockenhurst SO41 6AL, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Sunday lunch at Hare and Hounds, a nice old pub on the outskirts of the village of Sway on the Brockenhurst to Christchurch road. It is deservedly popular so booking ahead is recommended for lunch or dinner at weekends and in holiday periods. My wife...More

Thank Lewes1940
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday evening - booking is very much recommended. Our table was ready so no waiting around. Very good service, very good food - with a healthy portion size! Good selection of real ales. All combined to make a very enjoyable evening...More

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 1 week ago

good forest pub, food is good but can get crazy busy and cramped. dogs welcome. prices slightly dear, but has a children's play area at the rear.

Thank philsparks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great pub, excellent food, brilliant staff. Really lovely refurbished outdoor area. Dog friendly. All round winner!

Thank MaryLlewelym
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we went in we were hungry after a massive let down by another local establishment, ordered three roast dinners, beef pork and turkey. What a good meal plenty of meat, nice roast potatoes and lots of veg. Could not fault the speed of service...More

Thank MrCB56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Possibly the unhappiest place in the world? Manager made me put miniature Dachshund on a lead (that's ok) then when only places left were at bar I had him on my lap on a bar stool and was told to put him on the floor...More

2  Thank Andy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped here for lunch. Really friendly, helpful staff (especially as toddler has allergies). Food tasty and good sized portions. The garden climbing frame went down well with the toddler. Will definitely visit again with friends.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pulled in after long drive as looked a lovely pub. Was fairly busy but not totally unexpected as Bank Holiday Weekend. My husband went to look for a table while I waited to be served at bar. Few people waiting for drinks but not over...More

2  Thank lovewilf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent yesterday afternoon at the Hare and Hounds after a walk across the moorland which surrounds the area. Having stopped for lunch in the pub garden which was really pretty - plenty of benches and a children's play area for young and old kids-...More

Thank Hathers42
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunch.....fish finger sandwich.....perfection. do not make the mistake of ordering extra chips, they are so good you will have to eat them all. Staff are lovely

Thank Gilly J
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Are dogs allowed inside the pub
December 29, 2015|
Response from fenhenderson |
Yes in one half of the pub, bar and garden :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Durnstown | Sway, Sway, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Brockenhurst SO41 6AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park Hampshire  >  Brockenhurst  >  Sway
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 682404
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