The Hare and Hounds   The home of high end casual dining & accommodation just south of Colchester.

Kerry, Mark & the team at The Hare and Hounds are delighted to welcome new head chef Julian Saunders.

Julian brings with him years of culinary experience and we are excited to have him on board.

A fresh new mouthwatering menu will be available from Friday 25th April, why not drop by and give us your feedback.

Beer Festival Sunday 20th April – Saturday 26th April

What Great British day would be complete without the celebration of Beer? 

Here at The Hare and Hounds, famous for its exciting collection of real ales have happily obliged  on this key ingredient with lots guest ales running throughout the week, bringing you the very best British real ales and ciders! Read more...

Easter 2014 

We have a great line-up for all the family this Easter weekend.

Karaoke, live music, mouthwatering food, an Easter Egg Hunt for the children & even a Beer Festival... Read more.

*** Dine and Stay Offer ***

Why not take advantage of our special offer on dining and accommodation?

From as little as £80.00 per couple you will be our guest for the evening in one of our luxury en suite lodges and will dine in our popular restaurant for a three course meal all prepared by our award winning chef, we will even throw in breakfast. Read more...

View our Menu's

We now use gluten free flour for our beer battered fish, Yorkshire puddings, and some of the home-made desserts, we advise you to check on the day of booking. If you have special dietary requirements, such as an allergy or restricted foods, then let us know.

Deli Sandwich Menu.pdf Deli Sandwich Menu.pdf
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Gourmet Burger Menu.pdf Gourmet Burger Menu.pdf
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Main Menu.pdf Main Menu.pdf
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Childrens Menu.pdf Childrens Menu.pdf
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Dessert Menu.pdf Dessert Menu.pdf
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Breakfast Menu.pdf Breakfast Menu.pdf
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Sunday Lunch Menu (Example).pdf Sunday Lunch Menu (Example).pdf
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Why not create some of our favourites at home? Check out the recipes page. Read more...

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