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Hare & Hounds

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Old Warden, Biggleswade SG18 9HQ, England
+44 (0)1767 627225
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Bangor, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Although the pub is welcoming in being clean and tidy, and staff were pleasant, I would warn against coming here for high quality food although the beer was ok. I came with a group. I ordered a medium sirloin steak which came very rare, and this was after forty minutes of waiting. The side dishes were not impressive. After paying... More 

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Thank Outlearn
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

I think the more negative reviews of this pub reflect a prior ownership. We've been coming here since 2015 and have found the staff friendly and the food much better than your average pub grub. Fresh ingredients and well thought through, changing menu. Booking in advance on Sunday's for lunch is normally required but they can squeeze into the bar... More 

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Thank William J
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

My wife's birthday meal, we wanted to try somewhere new so picked the Hare and Hounds from Google maps. What a find! Village location, warm and friendly atmosphere, excellent food and costs to suit most pockets. We had three courses, plus coffe and pre dinner drinks which worked out at about £35 per head. Plenty to eat, well presented and... More 

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Thank JohnMell
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

We have frequented the Hard and Hounds following its change of ownership. The new owners always make us feel welcome and have done a great job to make the place feel homely, whilst introducing a great menu. We even held a 40th birthday party here and it went perfectly. Personally I prefer the quality of the food and the more... More 

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Thank PaulandCorinne M
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic Sunday lunch. Great service, fresh food and lovely surroundings. Well worth a visit. Will definitely return to sample other menu options.

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Thank Karen P
Milton keynes
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

All produce is locally sourced lots of parking Restaurant has 3 areas for eating. Good is great but expect a couple to pay around 50-80 GBP for a 3 course meal. Book in advance as they book up fast. No rush service and the staff are very friendly.

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Thank Trip_Action
Slough, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

How delightful to find a restaurant as good as this off the beaten track. Each course was a delight and the service impeccable. It is owned and run by a husband and wife team. The husband runs the kitchen and his wife is front of house. When we ate there on a Saturday night it was fully booked so I... More 

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Thank Gary J
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I have been here both for food and a drink and both experiences have been very good. although on the expensive side the food is definitely worth it and the locals are very friendly if going for a drink and very accommodating.

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Thank Matt H
bucks
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69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

Heard someone raving about this place so we tried for saturday lunch Nice starters,but not hard to make Main-fish pie with cheese on top. Topping wasnt even grilled on top to make it look appetising,probably just melted cheese via microwave(my assumption) Overall another average pub grub experience

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

We had my husband's 30th birthday meal here and I was thoroughly satisfied with the very tasty food, the attentive and cheerful staff and the wonderfully snug interior of this lovely country gastropub. We were even allowed to bring our dogs into a seperate dining area, which is something most pubs with restaurant areas don't allow in this part of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$74 - $74
Cuisine
British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Warden, Biggleswade SG18 9HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Biggleswade
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1767 627225

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?