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The Hare Inn at Scawton

Scawton Village, Scawton, Helmsley YO7 2HG, England
+44 1845 597769
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good4%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (68 reviews)
“venison” (24 reviews)
“stone bass” (4 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
18:00 - 21:00 Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Scawton Village, Scawton, Helmsley YO7 2HG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As this year my husband and I both celebrated our 50th birthdays we treated ourselves to a lot of quality fine dining restaurants: man behind the curtain, the black swan at oldstead, Paul Ainsworth no6, rick steins seafood restaurant to name a few. I can...More

1  Thank Mwalshm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This must have been our fourth trip to The Hare Inn, booked as a surprise for my wife this time as it is a place we both adore. It was a Wednesday night and we found that we were one of only two couples dining...More

1  Thank Will B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on our annual visit to The Hare and were not disappointed. Food as always was superb the stand out dishes we thought were the venison and the duck. Liz as always made us feel very welcome. The wine pairing was very interesting, I...More

1  Thank JGraham12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Goodness me! What a fantastic meal we had- the food was amazing, service brilliant and welcoming and the restaurant was lovely. We came with our family from Australia - we were not disappointed - wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this .

2  Thank Bernie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an excellent evening at The Hare, a small seven table fine dining restaurant. The service was personal and friendly with detailed descriptions of tall the courses. The Hare only has 6 or 7 tables and on the night we went only 2 were...More

1  Thank pgsrner
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is why I became a chef You really feel the love that’s put into every dish Surprises around every corner Leves you wanting more The wine flight was superb with the saki a very close second to the German red I will be...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

We chose the tasting menu with wine pairings for our anniversary celebration and we were not disappointed. The food was excellent, we weren’t at all rushed the evening was perfect. Our son, a vegetarian, had just as interesting menu as we carnivores had which was...More

2  Thank Scodgit
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Booked The Hare Inn for a birthday treat for my Husband. We were definitely not dissapointed, from entering, the warm and friendly atmosphere was most welcoming. We were shown to our table and served snacks, which were very different and very tasty! The rest of...More

2  Thank Maxi0440
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Paul Jackson continues to produce innovative food to a very high standard. From the snacks to start to the end with three deserts everything delivered. Service remains charming headed up by his wife Liz. Prices are very fair given the clear quality of the ingredients...More

1  Thank ianr648
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Tasting menu and wine selection - inventive, original and delicious. Great service and good value. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Jefferson138
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Questions & Answers
3 April 2017|
Response from LizandPaulJ | Property representative |
Hi Thankyou for your message. Unfortunately not. We do have a small bar currently where you can dine in however it is not as comfortable as in the restaurant. If you wish to find out more do email us direct or call us on... More
9 October 2016|
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Response from LizandPaulJ | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for the question. Yes we can accommodate Gluten free and Coeliac. We ask that if you do have any dietary requirement including vegetarian, nuts, Gluten free, coeliac etc that you notify us at the time of... More
12 August 2016|
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Response from Karen G | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't think so because it is a smart restaurant. However, they may allow them at lunchtime. Perhaps you might give them a call to ask - they are lovely people - and they would be best placed to answer your query.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$71 - US$91
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scawton Village, Scawton, Helmsley YO7 2HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Helmsley  >  Scawton
  • Phone Number: +44 1845 597769
  • E-mail
13th Century Inn, 21st Century Restaurant, The Hare is tucked away in the very south of the Moors. We offer Tasting menus, each dish is individually designed to showcase our team's ability, local produce at its finest and to incorporate different cooking techniques including both modern and traditional methods. Our personalities are reflected on each individual plate.
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