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The Hare & Hounds

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The Street | Northbourne, Deal CT14 0LG, England
+44 1304 369188
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Deal, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2015

Visited the H&H on Sunday for a roast dinner. The beef was probably the best I've had in any pub lunch but the star of the show for me was the gravy - I believe gravy can make or break a dinner and this was so good I could have had a bowl of it on its own! Only 1... More 

1 Thank Karen S
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

Myself and the boyfriend went here for valentines meal and it was lovely, brilliant atmosphere and left the pub happy and both feeling stuffed after eating a 5 course meal. Thank you to all the staff for making it a lovely night especially gemma and jake!!!!! Xx

1 Thank Rebecca W
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

We visited last night and had one of the best burgers ever. Fantastic! Followed this up with a sticky toffee pudding and left absolutely stuffed! Food portions are really generous and delicious. Lovely real fire in the pub and real ale too. Very friendly staff and a nice atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank Whitbird
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

This is the best food I have ever had the best burgers in the world such a yummy menu and they do an amazing vegetable home made soup this place is to die for bring your friends your neighbours even the people you hate this place will bring you all tornerà with there mouth watering food i garante you Will... More 

1 Thank ViccaDoughnut
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2015

The staff are all excellent, very professional but also extremely welcoming. The pub had several customers in it, and also dogs are welcomed and looked after! Provided a lovely atmosphere. The food portions are HUGE! and delicious. Would recommend and will be back again as the food and the staff I cannot fault.

1 Thank Yolohj
Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2014

Visited on a cold, wet December day. We were greeted very pleasantly by the lady behind the bar. We only wanted light lunch and quickly decided on one mackerel pate and one onion soup. These were served promptly and efficiently and tasted delicious! The soup came with cheese and fresh bread. The pate with toast and some balsamic drizzled salad.... More 

1 Thank Heljaque
North Cyprus
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229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2014

We had a Groupon voucher for 2 Burgers and 2 Beers. It is a lovely country pub with a very cosy, welcoming atmosphere. We were extremely surprised at the quality of the burgers. My husband had the beef and commented it was the best he had eaten in a very long time. I had the chicken burger, hardly a burger......TWO... More 

1 Thank magwii
Margate, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014 via mobile

Visited for lunch today.....had the most delicious burgers!!! Lovely pub with open fire......excellent service. Highly recommend !!!

1 Thank Fleur H
Dover, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2014

Visited this lovely little country pub on Sunday....have been several times since my last review, but felt I had to comment on today's experience. I believe a new chef is in residence, and he's certainly lifted the bar.....we had superb roast dinners....succulent topside of beef and half a roast chicken, proper roast potatoes (why can't anywhere else get them right???),... More 

1 Thank John C
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104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2014

My wife and some friends and I visited the Hare & Hounds for a meal, we all had the H&H Burger, truly amazing, it was probably the best burger meal I have ever had. The service was fantastic, the staff were attentive to ensure everything was perfect. I would most definitely recommend this place to everyone. There is another establishment... More 

2 Thank joch

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$31
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | Northbourne, Deal CT14 0LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Deal
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 369188
Nestled in the heart of the Kent countryside, The recently refurbished Hare and Hounds, Northbourne offers an exciting locally sourced menu, an excellent international wine list and expertly kept real ales.Built in 1628, the Hare & Hounds is situated in a small village between Dover, Deal, Sandwich & Canterbury. Northbourne is the Home of Lord Northbourne and family to whom the Queen mother was a regular visitor. All of our food is carefully prepared from fresh locally sourced ingredients in our new kitchen. Our chefs make every dish from scratch, and nothing is bought in pre-made or prepared: no shortcuts, and no compromises. Children’s portions of all meals are available at a reduced cost. Please ask for more information.

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