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The Leaping Hare


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
European, British
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We try to visit The Leaping Hare at least once a year. It's always busy, and for good reason - the food really is outstanding and the restaurant worthy of its many accolades. Attentive service too.... no questions asked on delivering food to the table...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Gordon P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic experience. Me and husband with a friend booked a table here for lunch on a Monday. A lovley lady greeted us and took us to our table. She has very good wine and food knowledge of the local produce. The moonshine sparkling...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 105serinaa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, wine and service in a beautiful location. Steak and venison were superb and cooked to perfection. We were so impressed by the plaice starter that we went back to have it again for lunch! They had actually taken it off the menu but...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Theresa S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our meals were well presented. Both the venison and duck were cooked to perfection. The accompanying vegetables complimented the dishes beautifully. A most enjoyable visit enhanced by the pleasantness of the Manager and his staff.

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took two American friends, who it turns out eat every little! However they both rated the food 'excellent', 'special' and 'tasty'. One is particularly keen on Crème Brulee and was disappointed not to see it on the dessert menu. Mentioning it to our delightful...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Royndi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of six became a party of four due to a sudden illness half an hour before we were due to be seated. The staff were very helpful and saved our table until we arrived an hour late. Everything was excellent that evening. Our...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Cliff Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our visit to The Leaping Hare was as memorable as all our previous visits. The menu always offers up plenty of choice and we all loved our selections. As a veggie, I was spoilt and declined the onion and cider soup in favour of the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank saxonstreet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent lunch with friends. There were 6 of us. The meal from the entrees to desert proved of very high quality and good value for money. The wine we had was the vineyard’s own Bacchus and proved excellent too. Loved the homemade warm malt loaf...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Champagnepreferred
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time visit to the Leaping Hare for my husband's 70th birthday meal. So impressed we went back for our daughter's 40th birthday meal. All round excellence.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank thecareys01
Reviewed 16 January 2019

My elderly, blind mother and I were very kindly treated at this lovely, light-filled restaurant in a gorgeous setting. Food was delicious though a bit too rich for my mum, which is normal.

Date of visit: January 2019
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