The Hare and Hounds Pub and Restaurant
The Hare and Hounds
Award Winning Country Pub & Restaurant with Accommodation
Kerry & Mark King welcome you to The Hare and Hounds in Layer Breton. A delightful country pub tucked away in the countryside between Tiptree & Colchester. Within the grounds sits 2 outbuildings “The Lodges” which were formally barns, have been converted into en-suite double rooms!! Award winning beers, 2 resident cask ales, 3 guest ales and wide selection of draught lagers and wines & over 100 Gins!!!
Our head chef oversees our mouth-watering dishes working alongside our fantastic culinary team. Our menu changes every 3 months taking advantage of seasonal local fresh produce.
We have recently collaborated with SIMPLY NUTRICIOUS FOOD which are dishes created with low calories & low fat in mind but are exploding with flavour!!!
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Make a night of it with our comfortable accommodation. As well as offering bed and breakfast in our converted lodges, we welcome campers and caravanners.
Plan the happiest day of your life with bespoke wedding hire services at our welcoming venue. Whatever your needs, we’ll always go the extra mile to meet them.
If you’re in Colchester, Essex, make sure you pop in and visit The Hare and Hounds Pub and Restaurant. Based in the beautiful, peaceful village of Layer Breton, our family-friendly pub and restaurant welcome customers of all ages. As a family-run independent business, we pride ourselves on providing a unique and enjoyable experience for all our customers. From freshly made traditional pub grub to relaxing en-suite accommodation, our award-winning services are just what you need. The Hare and Hounds is a proud member of the British Institute of Innkeepers.
About Our Pub
We also host live music gigs and other regular events at our pub. If you’re a general knowledge buff, why not try our monthly pub quiz? Teams of up to 6 people are welcome to challenge our quizmaster on the first Wednesday of every month and see who will emerge victorious. The quiz starts at 8:30 p.m. and entry costs £1.00 per person.