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Horse and Hounds Inn

205 Wells Rd, Franconia, NH 03580-5148
+1 800-450-5501
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (4 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
“cod” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
205 Wells Rd, Franconia, NH 03580-5148
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely meal and our waitress, Shannon, was charming and helpful. The food was excellent and my steak beautifully prepared with an extremely unusual topping which included traces of Dijon mustard and curry! My wife's rack of lamb was a little over cooked...More

Thank robroy18
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This is a quintessential New England Inn. Great atmosphere, great staff, great cocktails. Perfect place to enjoy dinner by the fireside after a day of skiing.

1  Thank mommycorbo
Reviewed 30 December 2016

First off...I'm totally not into giving bad reviews, but, when the host says, 'the owner thinks children are 'gross', after your family has spent over $350.00 for dinner, I've gotta say something. I have held off for a month and still the event haunts me....More

12  Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We eat here frequently with friends. The ambiance is great- summer outside on the terrace and in the winter cozy inside. Full bar. Lovely furnishings. The rooms are country perfect- not fluffy old fashioned. I believe there are no TV's ...so check if that is...More

1  Thank CarrietFranconiaNH
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed at the Inn and had breakfast and dinner in the restaurant. The food was perfectly prepared with fresh local ingredients. We had the filet, the chicken, the cod, and the salmon. All were delicious. But our favorite part of dinner was the carrots!...More

1  Thank Angela H
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We didn't have a reservation and showed up about 7:30 pm. We were warmly greeted and seated almost immediately. Our waitress provided superb service & got us a few hiking books to look at as we were trying to figure out where to hike the...More

2  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We could not fault our meal at the Horse and Hound. There were four of us and we each ordered something different and all dishes were amazing. Would definitely come back.

2  Thank julesmck2014
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We were surprised to find such a lovely restaurant in this area and would love to return and also stay at this inn. The dining room is warm and inviting and has a cozy bar adjacent if you find yourself waiting. Enjoy your meal looking...More

Thank Kay J
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Wow! We ate dinner at this beautiful inn. The decor is exactly the picture perfect classic New England place. Intimate dining experience. Food was amazing and the atmosphere couldn't be beat. Wish we would have made reservations to stay at the inn. If the rooms...More

1  Thank Journeys9
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Top notch meal with veggies from their own garden. Great service with lovely ambience. You will need a reservation, though. Highly recommended!

2  Thank Lisa F
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Restaurant Details

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Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Wells Rd, Franconia, NH 03580-5148
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Franconia
  • Phone Number: +1 800-450-5501
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