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The Hare & hounds

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Charlton Down, Andover SP11 0JA, England
+44 1264 735672
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Joined some friends in this out of the way pub with a menu choice to blow your mind! Buzzing little place with great staff who have knowledge about the food they serve as well as a sense of fun that certainly matches ours! The brie wedge starter was gorgeous and the scallops in ginger were also yummy except, as I... More 

Thank DEDW
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here to meet with family for dinner in November 2016. We were recommended by a work colleague and I am so pleased we followed up on that recommendation and found this place as we will definitely be returning, it exceeded all expectations. The menu is vast which sometimes concerns me a bit as I do wonder if these places... More 

Thank Lizzy E
Andover, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a meal on a Saturday night. The staff were more than helpful and extremely attentive. The food was delicious and plentiful. It has been a few years since we had last visited and it was better than we remembered. I had the leek and potato soup to start which was delicious and hubby had duck rolls which... More 

1 Thank Nicola W
Andover, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today we made a late booking to this lovely, pub. We were served promptly at the bar and my husband being a coeliac was offered a Gluten Free Menu with a vast selection . I particularly enjoyed the Baileys Cheese Cake with cream. This pub is on our return to list and we will recommend it to our friends and... More 

1 Thank ladyginny
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic family run pub/ restaurant. Very welcoming and great staff. Good value. You must book as they are always busy

1 Thank Jeff W
Newbury, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

From tge outside this is an unassuming looking pub outside of Andover in open countryside. But as soon as we entered we realised it's rather special. The menu is very extensive and includes many interesting and unusual items. If it all tastes as good as it sounds then diners are in for a treat. As it was a Sunday we... More 

1 Thank davesurrey9999
Andover, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Visit here regularly for meals, special occasions or just for a quick drink whilst out on a dog walk, Cannot compliment the food highly enough but it is the front of house that really sets this place above all others in Andover. You are always treated with the highest standards of service whether you are a table of 10 or... More 

Thank MabelGSF
Andover, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

We ate at this restaurant on Saturday the 15th October. My first impression was of a warm and welcoming pub and our table was nicely placed to look over the garden, even though it was too dark to see much at night. The menu was awesome with many choices to suit all tastes, from steak and fish through Kangaroo, Venison... More 

Thank Gordon B
Andover, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Booked for a Sunday lunch. I chose the beef and although I prefer my beef pink I understand you can't please everyone and it was still tasty. After checking out the menu I chose to go back for my birthday during the week. I had the Venison steak and garlic potatoes. I can honestly say it was fantastic. Compliments to... More 

Thank Fiona P
Andover, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We popped in for lunch during the week. There was a wonderful friendly welcome and we were directed to the very extensive menu. Hubby went for the gammon and me the chicken wrapped in bacon in a cheese sauce. The mains were served in a good time, were piping hot and delicious. However the deserts.... Well the butterscotch tart was... More 

Thank Sue S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charlton Down, Andover SP11 0JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Andover
  • Phone Number: +44 1264 735672

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