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Hare and Hounds Pub

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Westgate ££ - £££ , British,
24 Front Street, Westgate DL13 1RX, England
+44 1388 517212
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
24 Front Street, Westgate DL13 1RX, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

35 of us went to The Hare and hounds on a CAMRA coach trip and it was more than worth a visit. Cosy old fashioned bar serving top class Real Ale's brewed in the micro brewery downstairs. The "Dark Knight" was nectar in a glass....More

1  Thank Davey T
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We stayed nearby and walked to this pub. On our arrival were greeted with a wonderful warmth. The drinks (especially the homemade ale made in the basement) and food was outstanding...some of the best pub grub we'd had in the UK over 3 weeks. An...More

1  Thank DWJH1965
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This has to be one of the best pubs in the UK, friendly service, well brewed ale and gorgeous home cooking. The situation of this pub alone makes it worth a visit, sitting next to a post card perfect bridge that the river Wear lazily...More

1  Thank Alasdair W
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This was outstanding - from home cooked veg, boiled potatoes and chips to unexpected cheesey baked potatoes, and sides of coleslaw, mushroom, tomatoes, onion rings as well as steak , lamb and burger - every component of this family meal was cooked to perfection and...More

Thank Freda A
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent good value food. Great beer brewed on site. Generous portions. Hunters Chicken recommended.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Food is lovely. Really tasty and huge portions! Very reasonably priced. Staff all really friendly as were locals. Lovely pub, worth a visit.

1  Thank Charl0tte_1992
Reviewed 17 March 2017

WE stopped for a couple of pints and pasty on a hike up the dale. It was warm and sunny so we sat outside and had an enjoyable lunch. The pub was small and cosy and nice and clean and the landlady was welcoming. From...More

1  Thank franandpaul
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We visited the Hare & Hounds on 3 occasions last Bank Holiday weekend, we stopped in for a drink on the Friday night and booked a meal for the Saturday night, we also booked for the Sunday carvery as this was highly recommended. The pub...More

3  Thank CreweCrew
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic pub surrounded by beautiful countryside. I've been here a few times for their Sunday carvery, I've got to say it's the best Sunday dinner you can get other than at home. There are no frozen meals here, everything is cooked as...More

3  Thank Mike H
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I visited this pub for a meal with a large group of family. It was our favourite meal of the weekend away. We all chose different options from the menu and none of us were disappointed excellent food.

2  Thank Bilbo53
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Do you allow dogs please
7 September 2016|
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Response from Bilbo53 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know we didn't see any at the time we were there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Front Street, Westgate DL13 1RX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Westgate
  • Phone Number: +44 1388 517212
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