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“Bit disappointing”
Review of Hare and Hounds

Hare and Hounds
Ranked #2 of 5 Restaurants in Sway
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Central European
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 29 May 2014

We have eaten here several times when visiting the area over the last 3 years but have to say that this time, we were quite disappointed and wondered if it had changed hands. The service wasn't as good as before and the drinks' prices had increased significantly too. On previous visits we commented on how large the portions were and appreciated the extra niceties ie salad garnish with such meals as the scampi, peas and chips but on our 2 recent visits this year, it was just basic scampi, peas and chips! Maybe they were off days: time will tell when we return later this year.

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Thank Melita2014
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Reviewed 23 May 2014

This is a very good and very popular village pub which is dog friendly. The menu is extensive for a pub/restaurant. The food ( I had liver and bacon and my wife the smoked haddock) was presented well. Good selections of ale.

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Thank DDFarnham
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

Good sized portions but not top notch with the quality.
Whitebait starters did not taste as though they had just been cooked
Main courses not that hot. Cod and chips ok but chips could have been crisper, fish was fine.
Chicken pie special was not that special as mostly sauce and chicken tasted 'old'.
Vegetables a little tired. A shame as portions fair and service always with a smile.
Was better on first visit a few months ago.

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Reviewed 4 May 2014 via mobile

Have been coming here many years
A great pub with a very varied menu
The portions are always large and the food served hot.
Reservations can be made for tables.
Families and dogs very welcome
And even dog biscuits on the bar for your four legged friend.
Well worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank Chafance
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

We have recently enjoyed an excellent Sunday Roast at The Hare & Hounds, Sway, in The New Forest. Having previously checked TA for recommendations , we found the service to be more than capable and the the food, which arrived promptly to be very good. We shall certainly be revisiting soon.
A very pleasant lunch was had.

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Thank Ray R
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