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Harvester - Cat & Fiddle

Lyndhurst Road, Hinton Admiral, Christchurch, Hampshire, BH23 7DS

((((* British
Main course: £7
Food spend: £15
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 09:00 - 23:00.

Excellent service

Christine 20 April 2017
from bracknell

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In a charming thatched building that is listed in the Domesday book, Harvester Cat & Fiddle is the perfect example of a rustic rural British pub with rich history. Inside there are exposed wooden beams and inviting brick fireplaces, while outside there is al fresco seating to enjoy lazy afternoon drinks or casual family meals.

From its succulent grill selection to the celebrated unlimited salad bar, the Harvester menu is packed full of wholesome flavours for the whole family. Rotisserie chicken cooked in a secret blend of spices is available alongside tender smoked ribs marinated in signature BBQ sauce, while smaller tapas-style dishes are perfect for sharing, with options like spicy crackerjack prawns, and grilled chorizo with padron peppers. There are generous combo platters, juicy steaks, well-stacked burgers, and a great salad selection with premium additions.

All kinds of sweet treats are served on the dessert menu at this Harvester in the Christchurch. The sundae selection loads real dairy ice cream with toppings like warm chocolate fudge brownie, raspberries and honeycomb pieces, while classic British options like Bramley apple pie sit alongside international twists like key lime pie. From the bar, there are world beers, spirits, and speciality soft drinks for the kids.

A stunning pub full of history and charm, Harvester Cat & Fiddle is only a 7-minute walk from Hinton Admiral Rail Station.

Harvester - Cat & Fiddle

Lyndhurst Road, Hinton Admiral, Christchurch, Hampshire, BH23 7DS

Contact +44 1425276050

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Customer reviews for Harvester - Cat & Fiddle

3.8 ((((* (based on 9 reviews)
77% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • value (7)
  • child friendly (6)
  • dinner (6)
  • lunch (6)
  • large parties (3)
  • breakfast (2)
  • private dining (2)
  • al fresco (1)
  • business (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • (**** 21 April 2017 by Suzanne Copeland from Newbury

    Would not recommend this place waited 30 minutes before a waitress even came over , good was warm and uncooked , ran out of both flavours of kids milkshakes and this was only at 6pm , gave up waiting to order dessert so left without having one .

  • ((((( 20 April 2017 by Christine from bracknell

    Excellent service

  • ((((* 25 March 2017 by Mandy Mcintosh from Christchurch

    Great food, great service. Arrived quickly and hot. Can't fault it.

  • ((((( 23 January 2017 by Caroline Bacon from Bournemouth

    Good food good service and manager very welcoming

  • ((((* 22 January 2017 by Anne Winslade from BOurnemouth

    Very good as usual thank you!

  • ((((* 18 December 2016 by Ian Bealey from Highcliffe

    Good value for money,quick service

  • (((** 9 December 2016 by Susan & Colin Wood from Hordle

    Ordered steak medium well done. The result had the look and texture of a rather hard slab of shoe leather. The lady managing our table was very polite and instantly deducted it from my bill.
    I have been coming to the Cat and Fiddle since 1975. It has expanded from a beautiful old pub that was full of customers to a modern food outlet. I have great doubts that the current commercial arrangement produces anything like the ROI of the original business unit.
    However as a place catering to the masses it is doing a good job.

  • ((((* 29 November 2016 by Maureen Thirkill from Christchurch

    Good selection at reasonable prices. Like the gammon with egg and pineapple

  • ((((* 18 August 2016 by Brenda Peirce from Ewell

    My husband and I had fish & chips. The portion of fish my husband had was extremely poor and we would never order it again, although we like coming and were perfectly satisfied with 2 chicken dishes the night before. We were so disappointed.

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