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Exposed bricks and wooden beams give this passionately run, part-13C inn a characterful feel and two comfy bedrooms complete the picture. The self-taug...
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“12th Century Inn, 21st Century Restaurant” The Hare, restaurant with rooms is tucked away in the very south of the Moors in the pretty village of Scawton near Helmsley Yorkshire Life’s “Restaurant of the Year” 2019, Welcome to Yorkshire’s “Restaurant of the Year” (2015 & 2016) also boasting 3 AA rosettes, a cooking score of 6 in Harden’s Good Food Guide and featured in the Michelin guide the Hare offers a fabulous dining experience. We offer Tasting menu only, 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
US$117 - US$186
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Gluten Free Options
Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Gift Cards Available, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 28 October 2020 via mobile

We had visited The Hare previously for lunch about three years ago and the food exceeded our expectations then. Since Liz and the team have renovated The Hare not only is the food absolutely amazing the decor is also stunning. We opted to stay over...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020 via mobile

We booked to stay in the White room and have dinner. The room was beautiful with a stunning bathroom. Tasting menu was excellent with each course perfectly executed: great presentation and amazing flavours. Liz and her colleague were charming with lovely touches for the occasion....More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 5 October 2020

We stayed overnight and enjoyed the tasting menu with wine accompaniment. The only reason I cannot name a standout dish is that they were all equally delicious! Service was informative and friendly and the owners Liz and Paul should be proud of there restaurant and...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 4 October 2020 via mobile

Tasting menu is the only option here and it is a full evening’s activity with excellent food and a very warm welcome in a relaxed atmosphere. We certainly had more than enough to eat. Some complex dishes but all thoroughly enjoyable. All dishes explained. Wine...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 27 September 2020 via mobile

I called to book a reservation at short notice, I knew it was a long shot and unfortunately they were fully booked, as expected. Luckily we got in as they had a short notice cancellation, it was our wedding anniversary and were very much looking...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 26 September 2020

We had the tasting menu but not the wine choice accompaniment ( will do next time ) cosy restaurant, coping well with Covid. All 8 courses very good starting with extraordinary tasty pastry , really pretty starters. Cheese and tomato course exceptional , tomato tea...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 17 September 2020

Everything about the place is excellent. From the minute we arrived we were made to feel special. The tasting menu is amazing such interesting flavours and real wow presentation. Local produce is used very well. Liz is a fantastic host and takes time to explain...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 7 September 2020

We had intended to visit The Hare again in May, for obvious reasons we didn't get there. Liz contacted us as soon as they reopened and we booked a room. I'm reluctantly writing this, I don't want everyone else to find this gem and book...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 15 August 2020 via mobile

The food is amazing, the setting & service perfect. Liz is a fabulous host, presents the food with passion & knowledge. Chef Paul’s food is stunning, every course just perfect. The beautifully & tastefully renovated rooms are a great addition. Already planning our next visit.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 12 August 2020 via mobile

Whenever I write a review, I take a range of factors into account relative to the cost, reputation, expectations and type of establishment. As such, ratings are accordingly subjective. After an aborted attempt to dine here for a birthday dinner a year ago, the owner...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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8 October 2019|
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Response from TheHareScawton | Property representative |
Hello Julie, Our tasting menu shown on the website is £75pp and the optional beverage pairing is £55pp. We currently have a smaller menu running Wednesday-Thursday at £60pp and optional beverage pairing at £40pp but please... More
3 April 2017|
Response from LizandPaulJ | Property representative |
Update: the small bar area has recently been refurbished and is now for pre dinner drinks only.
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
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  • The Hare, Restaurant with Rooms is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5