Eat... Drink... and be Merry!

This classy yet relaxed restaurant sits in the tranquil setting of Layer Breton overlooking the magnificent and truly beautiful Heath.

Whether it's a romantic meal for two, a light lunch with the girls or a long overdue family get together, The Hare & Hounds is the perfect venue. Mouth watering, freshly prepared dishes compliment the fantastic selection of fine wines and real ales, it really is a fabulous dining indulgence.

Here at The Hare and Hounds we pride ourselves on our fantastic service, warm and welcoming atmosphere and above all our ability to cater for your every need.

Your opinions are vital to help us continue to deliver you an absolutely outstanding service when you stay or visit as our guest.

The head chef & the culinary team have put together some absolutely mouthwatering menus that are traditional and reasonably priced. As always we value your feedback and love to hear your thoughts and comments and can not improve without them. Please Contact Us or visit our Reviews page.


You will be delighted to know that we have now expanded our culinary team, and we are excited to welcome a new Head Chef who will be creating mouth watering dishes with fresh, locally sourced seasonal produce. Our exciting new Summer Menu will be available from Saturday 6th July 2019. In the meantime if you do have any enquires regarding our menus, or to make a booking. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. A member of the team will be happy to assist you.

At The Hare and Hounds, we believe in the excellence of our ingredients, providing honest and skilfully prepared food at reasonable prices.  All of our products, where possible, are free-range, sourced locally and shape our menus.  Our meals are cooked to order to ensure the highest standards of quality, however during busy periods; this may result in longer than usual waiting times. If you are under any time constraints, let us know and we will try and to accommodate.

Menu's will change frequently, according to the new seasons and new fresh produce that become available.

Advance booking is strongly recommended (especially during the warmer months and school holiday periods). If you are visiting to sample something specific from our menu then we would recommend you call ahead to ensure availability. For any special dietary requirements, such as an allergy or restricted foods, then please let us know. 

As our fish and meat are real, they may contain bones or shot, please ask your server for more information. If you suffer from any food allergies, please speak to a member of our team who will be happy to help with regards to the menu.

To book a table please contact us