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Hare & Hounds

$$ - $$$, British,
Cronton Road, Tarbock L35 1QJ, England
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible18%
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“gammon” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“busy pub” (3 reviews)
Opens in 5 min
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Cronton Road, Tarbock L35 1QJ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great morning having breakfast with trolls here today! Lovely food and kids had a fab time playing in the outdoor play area! The trolls were great playing with the little ones. Excellent value for money and a delicious breakfast 😀More

Thank amyh0712
Alan W, Manager at Hare & Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're glad you enjoyed our Breakfast with Trolls. We love doing things like this and believe this is what makes our pub a family destination rather than just 'a pub'. We are already looking at planning a holloween party and have also got dates for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took all the family out for dinner just before the Liverpool v hoffenheim match at 6pm we waited 45 mins for our mains only to be served the wrong food. Both me and father in law ordered the pit burger. His came out as a...More

Thank Mazzapuc
Alan W, Manager at Hare & Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We apologise for the issues that occurred on Wednesday. You have already commented on the level of trade which was extremely busy. The issue with the wait and backlog was caused by a broken dishwish machine meaning that all dishes needed to be done by...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

I visited this pub last week to celebrate a family event. The food was delicious, particularly the chicken wings which we all enjoyed. I chose the fish and chips (Codfather). It was absolutely lovely. All of the food was presented beautifully and came out piping...More

Thank janine h
Alan W, Manager at Hare & Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

I'm so pleased you enjoyed your visit we've been working hard on both our front of house and kitchen team to ensure you have the best experience possible. It's good to hear our hard work is paying off and hope we will be seeing you...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here tonight. Staff were great very efficient. Lovely atmosphere. Food was the best pub food I've had in a while. Well worth a visit. Only one tiny thing had to ask for a steak knife. 😜 keep up the good work.More

Thank Lynnmarie75
Alan W, Manager at Hare & Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you for your kind review, I'm glad we beat your expectations and the lack of a steak knife didn't sour your visit too much. We are going through a period of transition at the moment with many new faces and they are learning and...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

This place has really gone down hill. Many years ago it was one of the best pubs around but many of the local regulars avoid the place now. Food wise you never know what to expect. The toilets are often a total disgrace and if...More

1  Thank John M
Alan W, Manager at Hare & Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

We're sorry you've had a bad experience at our pub. We appreciate in the past we have had issues with our chefs, but have recruited a new team and on the whole the feedback has been positive. In terms of toilet usage, if something untoward...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Think the manager needs to seriously think about staffing issues boxing was on a band and a 60th birthday party. He/she has 3 bar staff pubs rammed told one of kitchen staff had gone home at 8pm and yet there still taking food orders. Tables...More

1  Thank Mark S
Alan W, Manager at Hare & Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

We apologise for the staffing issue on Saturday. The level of trade simply was not expected. The staffing level was based upon the band and party that was booked in. Based on previous Pay Per View we were not expecting the level of footfall from...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Visited pub for a family meal, ordered 6 main meals, 4 of which were brought to table with issues mainly items missing which were stated on the menu or offered to us for more £ at till.More

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Thank iane384
Alan W, Manager at Hare & Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

I'm sorry that we did not get your order right. I hope that this got rectified on the day. We've been working hard to try and eradicate these issues, but it seems that in this case we have fallen short. If you'd like to discuss...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Was really disappointed with our recent visit to this pub. The new menu looked amazing, so hard to choose from but when the food came we found it hard to eat. I ordered a beef burger with beef brisket, special sauce etc and my fiancé...More

Thank DawnS1985
Alan W, Manager at Hare & Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

I'm disappointed to hear on your visit the food was not up to standard. I can assure you that the food usually comes from the kitchen piping hot and looking and tasting great. We have been working hard on the kitchen and on the whole...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

We came for father's day throughly enjoyed our afternoon really nice food staff very welcoming and attentive. My children love the play area and me and my boyfriend enjoyed a nice cold drink watching our children play. Lovely beer garden to enjoy the glorious weatherMore

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Alan W, Manager at Hare & Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you for choosing to spend your special day with us. It's good to hear you enjoyed your food, and it was served with a smile. We're constantly looking to improve our facilities and have now updated our beer garden with some parasols to make...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

Standard of food has dropped again, Gammon used to be lovely and there was a nice portion of chips... Gammon quality has dropped and very few chips with meal.More

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Thank thompsonp21
Alan W, Manager at Hare & Hounds, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Sorry you didn't enjoy your meal. I will pass on your comments on the quality of the gammon to our meat supplier as this is a concern. The chips should be a measure and therefore standard across the brand, again I will pass these comments...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cronton Road, Tarbock L35 1QJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Tarbock
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