Hare & Hounds

Eat. Drink. Stay. Enjoy!

Discover Our dog friendly Village Pub and Restaurant in Colchester, Essex

The Hare And Hounds Pub & Restaurant is ideally located near Colchester, Essex. Contact us today for more information about our village pub and restaurant.


We serve a variety of set dishes and specials, all freshly made with local ingredients.


Our pub hosts regular events and also offers private dining hire for events and parties.


Explore the local area from our pub by booking a room or camping on-site.


About Us

Set in the picturesque village of Layer Breton near Colchester, Essex, The Hare And Hounds Pub & Restaurant welcomes visitors from all over the UK. With a wealth of walking trails and tourist attractions on our doorstep, our dog-friendly village pub and restaurant is a popular destination for guests and visitors. We have cosy open fires for when it’s cold outside, beautiful surroundings for warm summer days, and delicious food and drinks all year round. Whether you’re just visiting for a family meal or planning on booking a room or camping with us, get in touch today to find out more.


dog friendly Village Pub

We welcome well behaved dogs in the bar area, and even have treats for them! Look out for "Hounds @ The Hare" board to see if you can see yours

A Friendly Local Pub

Our village pub and restaurant has everything you need for a relaxing meal or overnight stay.

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