Hare and Hounds doors open Friday 10th November at 4pm

The Hare and Hounds reopens today at 4pm! It’s going to be a great evening, and it will be fantastic to see friends and neighbours back at the pub. It’s been just over a year since the Hare and Hounds closed, and a remarkable effort over the past year by the communities of Harlton and neighbouring villages to purchase it. It’s been a lot of […]

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Meet the new landlords – Andy and Richard

A big welcome to Andy and Richard, the new landlords of the Hare and Hounds. Andy and Richard are experienced publicans, and above all welcoming hosts! They’ve been working hard over the past weeks to get the Hare and Hounds ready for its reopening. The Steering Group have had a sneak preview of the new range of delicious cask and keg beers, and the new […]

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Re-opening preparations underway

There is lots of activity at the Hare & Hounds in preparation for the reopening. It’s not open yet, but if you pass by there is a good chance the lights will be on and someone busy at work getting it ready to reopen soon.

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Pop-up pub updates – Friday 29th Sept

There’ll be delicious food by local pop-up My Persian Kitchen (http://www.mypersiankitchen.co.uk/) and favourite beer again from Lord Conrad’s Brewery (http://www.lordconradsbrewery.co.uk/). Pop-up pub open 6pm-11pm, Harlton Village Hall. It’s expected that this will be the last pop-up pub before the reopening of the Hare and Hounds,  so come along and enjoy the last of what have been thoroughly enjoyable events. Steering Group members will be present […]

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Contracts exchanged!

Contracts have been exchanged today for the community purchase of the Hare and Hounds. Completion is on Wednesday 6th September. Come along to the pop-up pub this Saturday to celebrate. We’re still searching for the right tenant, so spread the word that we’re looking. An autumn opening is the target. We’ll be doing some work on the building once we take possession, so please contact […]

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Fundraising campaign to purchase Hare and Hounds successful!

Sufficient funds have been raised to purchase the Hare and Hounds! We expect exchange of contracts to take place either in July or August, with completion in August or September, and we hope to open the pub sometime in September or October. A number of potential tenants have been interviewed and we now have preferred candidates [update 22-08-2017: we’re still looking to recruit the right […]

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Next pop-up pub – Friday 31st March

Next pop-up pub is on Friday 31st March, from 6pm to 11pm at the Harlton Village Hall. Fish and chips will be served from 6.30pm, and come along to sample beer from a local brewery. Bernard Lee (from Pub is the Hub) and his band will be performing.

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Purchase offer approved unanimously by pledgers at meeting

A proposed purchase offer for the Hare and Hounds was approved unanimously last night at a meeting of pledgers. The proposed offer had been agreed between between the Steering Group and the owner of the Hare and Hounds following negotiation. The formal offer will be presented to the owner this week. The community effort to purchase the Hare and Hounds now moves into the next phase. […]

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Menu for pop-up pub – Holy Schnitzels (Fri 24th Feb)

Holy Schnitzels’ delicious menu for the pop-up pub next week is available. Food will be served from 6.30pm. We’ll also have a firkin of Zulu Dawn from the local Lord Conrad’s Brewery.

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Upcoming pop-up pubs: Fri 20th Jan and Fri 24th Feb

We’re holding pop-up pub evenings on Friday 20th January and Friday 24th February, 6-11pm at the Harlton Village Hall. Keep checking the web site for forthcoming news on food and entertainment. Send any ideas you have for the pop-up pubs to steering-group@helpthehareandhounds.org.

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