The Kentish Hare

95 Bidborough Ridge, Bidborough , Kent, TN3 0XB

SquareMeal Review of The Kentish Hare

Following the success of Tanners Restaurant and The Barbican Kitchen in Plymouth, Roux brothers’ protégés Chris and James Tanner have dipped their toes into the world of gastropubs with a new venture in Kent. Situated midway between Tonbridge and Royal Tunbridge Wells, what was the old Hare & Hounds at Bidborough has been transformed into a dashing new venue called The Kentish Hare. The revamped Victorian building houses two bar/lounge areas (one dispensing local ales and tapas-style plates), while the main restaurant occupies a traditional vaulted conservatory with its own terrace. The kitchen has been designed from scratch and the menu features lots of produce from Kent and the surrounding area – from whole grilled lemon sole and West Country crab salad to maple glazed pears with a Kentish Blue cheese sauce.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Leigh Station 2km

Tonbridge Station 3km


Address: 95 Bidborough Ridge, Bidborough , Kent TN3 0XB

Nearby Landmarks

Penshurst Place 3km

Hall Place Garden, Leigh 3km


Telephone: 01892 525709


Cuisine: Gastropub

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