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“Good Pub Grub” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hare and Hounds

Hare and Hounds
Ranked #2 of 5 Restaurants in Sway
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lymington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good Pub Grub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2013

The food is very good and reasonable value for money. Beer is well kept.
Atmosphere is very good. Special events are put on throughout the year.

Visited December 2012
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Lymington, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Really Good Pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2012

The Hare & Hounds is a great place to meet before a long walk on the Forest, or afterwards to refresh yourselves. Although primarily an eatery, they keep a wide selection of beers and wines exceptionally well. The annual Beer Festival is always good value, though usually very busy. Definitely worth a visit.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank 543jrr
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Tasty and good portions”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2012

Popped in after morning on the coast. Had lamb and mint suet pudding and chicken & asparagus pie with new potatoes, carrots, cabbage & broccoli. Gravy with the pudding was delicious and silky , suet pastry perfect and veg were spot on. Chicken/Asparagus pie came with puff pastry and creamy sauce. Again spot on and portions very good. Both of us were replete after the meal. Also good selection of well kept beers. No complaints at all. Definitely recommend.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Foodfan023
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Best New Forest Pub Restauant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2012

I have been using the Hare and Hounds at Sway for some 3 or 4 years and find the atmosphere, the Service, the quality of food and portion size consistently brilliant, I have no hesitation in strongly recommending it to anyone who is passing.

My favorite meal is their Liver and Bacon tower - which I have eaten consistently at every visit for the last year. I look at other items but always I choose that as the mixture of flavours and tastes is a delight, added to the hot French fries (which i substitute for the standard mash potato) is wonderful.

My wife had the Smoked Haddock which is served with Mash potato and a poached egg on the top - again a delight.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank david_anne_mason
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“The best lasange you can get!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2012

Hare and Hounds does the best lasange i have ever tasted! I have been here muiltiple times and always ended up going for the lasange and it has always been delicous! My friends have had pie, roast dinner and they have always enjoyed their meal!

Great vaule for excellent home cooked food!

Cant wait to visit again !

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank GLG01
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