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The Hare Restaurant & Bar

British, European, Pub, Gastropub
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Ermin Street | Lambourn Woodlands, Hungerford RG17 7SD, England
+44 1488 71386
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday lunch on a really nice sunny lawn. Cracking setting. Beef in the roast lunch was chewy but everything else was really well done. Certainly not a cheap option on food or drink. Not sure if I detected an edge in the landlords demeanour but the waitress was faultless. Nice spot

Thank bertiefaversham
Lambourn, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hare has a lovely classy pub atmosphere, with a small bar and several compartmentalised dining areas, so would be suitable for a business meal. The beer, food, and wine were all very good and was served politely and professionally. I have recommended to friends and family and will continue to do so.

Thank Steve_at_Lambourn
Hungerford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked evening meal 8/7/16 very welcoming and friendly, shown straight to table. The menu was very good with specials as extra choice. Wine lovely, chosen by the bar, thankyou. I ordered the steak rare and explained that I have an mushroom allergy and will be ill if my steak is cooked etc With them, no problem I will tell the... More 

Thank Caz F
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food in a fantastic pub. Pleasant staff and made very welcome. Food is very good indeed with a very nice outdoor seating area to. Full marks to the Landlord and his staff

1 Thank Gary R
Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

My parents have dined at this restaurant previously and so it seemed the perfect place for my mum's birthday celebration. From the moment we arrived, all of us were made to feel special by the Landlord, Chris and the staff generally. The restaurant itself was warm and comfortable and the quality of the food was outstanding; 4 of us ate... More 

1 Thank Tracy445
Cardigan, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Turned off M4 motorway at J14 on way from Wales to Stansted airport at start of Italy holiday. Restaurant is 3 miles on B4000 towards Lambourn. Pre-booked table and enjoyed a truly excellent meal which included fresh-baked bread soups, pate, liver and chicken echoing other correspondents on how delicious it all was. Staff were attentive and eager to ensure our... More 

Thatcham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This meal was completely faultless. Great service, she was very helpful at helping make menu choice's and there was hardly a wait from finishing food and plates being cleared. Spot on. I had the tiger prawn pasta dish which was perfect. Prawns cooked to a tee. Also lovely quality of the food especially the bread it was so soft and... More 

1 Thank annabellethatch
Reading, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Great place for a Sunday lunch !!! Lovely Chicken and Beef roasts . Good Ales and nice relaxed environment . Ideal for a couple or for families . Nice beer garden at the back. worth a visit on a Sunday!! Enjoy ...

1 Thank kwadders
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114 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a great summer lunch in the garden here. We had a variety of meals scallops, fish cakes, prawn linguine, steak, cheese board & chocolate brownie. All cooked to a very nice standard and with good ingredients. Enjoyed it very much and would recommend others to visit.

1 Thank Brookesey
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

6 of us had an excellent lunch here. Friendly and cooperative service, nice ambiance with well-laid out tables, providing enough room for everyone. Meals took slightly long to arrive but, when they did, were well-presented, tasty and good quality. We had a range of mains and desserts, all of which were very good. Recommended.

1 Thank TimTHF

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $26
British, European, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 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
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ermin Street | Lambourn Woodlands, Hungerford RG17 7SD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Hungerford
  • Phone Number: +44 1488 71386
The Hare Bar & Restaurant in Lambourn Woodlands is a Grade II listed former coaching inn dating back to 1630. Extended in 2009, it features a modern lounge/bar and a restaurant almost double in size.A relaxed and pleasant ambiance pervades the comfortable dining areas, each with its own distinctive appeal. The Garden Room is available for private parties and can be closed off from the other areas.In the summer months, we offer al fresco dining under a purpose-built gazebo accommodating up to 44 diners to make the outdoor dining experience even more pleasurable.Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty above the valley of the racehorse, The Hare Bar & Restaurant is situated mid-way between Newbury and Swindon, three miles from Junction 14 of the M4.

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