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Hare & Hounds - CLOSED

4 Blean Hill, Blean, Canterbury CT2 9EF, England
+44 1227 450266
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
5 Aug 2015
“This pub is now opened under new management ”
28 Apr 2015
“This pub is now closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, Pub, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
4 Blean Hill, Blean, Canterbury CT2 9EF, England
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41 - 50 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 1 March 2013

Decided to try the new owners of the Hare & Hounds. Previous owner's food was Ok and the one before was pretty good (as shown in previous reviews mid 2012). Wondered why the pub only had 4 customers in when we arrived for Friday lunch....More

Thank colinCanterburyUK
Reviewed 17 February 2013

Recently booked Sunday lunch at this pub due to having such a great meal there previously. We were unaware that this pub was now under new management and the food was not up to the previous standard. This was really disappointing as we took family...More

Thank LISA C
Reviewed 13 February 2013

We came here to meet some old friends for a catch up and arrived just after 7. We didn't have any food, so I can't rate that, but we had a few drinks... well, I should say one drink. We had barely been there 30...More

Thank sea_gypsyX
Reviewed 10 December 2012

The change of staff has brought about an excellent improvement. Friendly atmosphere, very tasty food, at good prices. Definitely recommended.

1  Thank Godfrey K
Reviewed 29 November 2012 via mobile

Cannot compliment the pub enough. A lovely unassuming little pub with a fantastic atmosphere. We were made to feel welcome from the word go! Fantastic food made fresh on the premisis and a lovely atmosphere. Affordable prices and good size portions. We can thoroughly recommend...More

1  Thank Burty-K
Reviewed 18 November 2012

Just got back from what was supposed to be a super Sunday lunch. The food was absolutely disgusting, in fact, inedible. Main course came out smothered in what I can only describe as black treacle, dipped my finger in it and, all I could taste...More

1  Thank bonitak712
Reviewed 18 November 2012

food was really good,freshly cooked to order, and a good price, had lunch with friends, one of the party was deaf, and didn't like additional sounds interfering with being able to hear other people in party, they helped straight away by turning off the music...More

Thank manofkentEngland
Reviewed 6 November 2012

This unpretentious roadside pub serves great English food and gives excellent value. For example - succulent home-made steak and kidney pudding with lashings of vegetables for under a tenner. Friendly staff and as good a pub lunch as you could hope to find for the...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 8 October 2012

We went to the pub and celebrated my wife's birthday on Sunday. The landlord and staff were really friendly, for once the phrase 'home made' was actually true. Friendly atmosphere and good for families too. Good range of traditional dishes and a veg option. Nice...More

Thank IanB59_12
Reviewed 22 September 2012 via mobile

Just had lunch at the pub in the garden. We had excellent, attentive service, the food was tasty and reasonably priced. Highchair available, and child & dog friendly. The garden could do with a little work but overall a very pleasant lunch, and would certainly...More

Thank theUKfoxes
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Blean Hill, Blean, Canterbury CT2 9EF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Blean
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 450266
Situated in Blean on the outskirts of Canterbury on the main road to Whitstable,we offer a family friendly attitude towards our guests and provide a home cooked style menu as well as baguettes,sandwiches,salads and a vegetarian option cooked fresh by our chefs Jodie & John.Enjoy our large garden with outside bar and hog roast available for private functions or dine in our restaurant for that special occasion or just a catch up with old and new friends. Ramblers can come and park in our 50+ car park before coming in to rest after there walk,1 of the many walks around Blean even starts in the corner of our car park.Sunday roasts from £9.95 Or 2 course with any starter or dessert is £12.95,Our desserts are all homemade and service is always friendly. We have one of the largest free car parks in Canterbury with a separate function room so it makes an ideal venue for any occasion,be it a wake,birthday,anniversary,christening or corporate with budgets to suit all needs,pop in or give us a call,we are happy to help.
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