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Horse and Hounds Inn

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205 Wells Rd, Franconia, NH 03580-5148
+1 800-450-5501
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New Providence, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

The dining room is in an historic inn. The food was delicious. The best dish was the grilled scallops I ordered for my main course. All the food was well prepared and the service was friendly and efficient. We were sorry that the weather was threatening rain or we could have started with cocktails on the patio, enjoying the view... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This place is a gem! Beautiful setting, with outdoor patio facing the gardens. Nice menu selection featuring fresh ingredients. Garden fresh salads and herbs! Server was attentive and friendly. Will go back!

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Thomasville, Georgia
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220 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This was absolutely the BEST real we had during a weeks vacation in the Franconia Notch area. My husband and I both had the corn custard/lobster appetizer as well s the scallop main course. Both were so delicious. The patio was a wonderful place to enjoy the beautiful scenery and wonderful weather. Everything was perfect. The service was exceptional with... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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122 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

We stayed at the H&H for my birthday last July on a trip through New England. We found the Inn to be warm, welcoming, friendly. Room was impeccably clean, comfortable, restful. Food in the dining room was delicious. Innkeeper was so personable...we will definitely return. Highly recommend.

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1 Thank Jennifer H
Wilmington, Delaware
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

We ate dinner hear and the chef had provided a wide variety of food choices. We enjoyed the lamb and snitzel. Plenty of food and the fireplace was a perfect setting for us to finish off a perfect day in Franconia.

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Falmouth, Maine
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Our party of 8 enjoyed a delicious three course dinner - duck, roast beef, pot de crème were out of this world and the service was smooth and well paced.

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Thank Heidilio
Boston, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

If you enjoy the simpler times of life where libraries with fireplaces take the place of TV's and cell phones, then make your reservation at the H&H restaurant. The food is high quality and the chef uses locally grown products and home grown spices. We first sat at the bar drinking a local craft brew enjoying the fireplace before dinner.... More 

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East Haddam, Connecticut
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

Well you can plan but it doesn't always work out. Planned a lovely dinner for two, booked early evening. Ugh..we were not alone long. Table of 8, in which 4 were children under the age of 8, saddle up near us. We overheard party of 10 that was also booked. This could've been managed better, however it wasn't. The two... More 

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Whitefield, New Hampshire
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

As a regular in the North Country, this is one of our favorites. Though the menu is small, it is diverse and the food delicious whether the baked cod, the lamb, the schweinschnitzel, the steak with burgundy sauce, the duck or the bay scallops--are all regulars--plus two or three specials. Eat in the large dinning room in ski season, complete... More 

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New Hampshire
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

Had dinner here recently. Food was very good. Only issue was they did not drain the broccoli enough so plate was watery. Restaurant has a nice atmosphere and service was great. Waiter was friendly and prompt. Would definitely go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?