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The Hare Inn at Scawton

Scawton Village, Scawton, Helmsley YO7 2HG, England
+44 1845 597769
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good5%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (51 reviews)
“venison” (23 reviews)
“pudding” (16 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Scawton Village, Scawton, Helmsley YO7 2HG, England
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We regularly visit the hare and it's quite simply superb there's nothing quite like it for miles Service food wine is faultless See you soon

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Without doubt one of the hidden gems of Yorkshire.Took a bit of finding but wow so worth it . Lovely setting fabulous food. Meat that just melts inthe mouth . Wonderful

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful food, lovely setting and great service. Great flavours, beautifully presented. This is a 13th century inn with plenty of character. The staff were geat and even gave us a written Anniversary card signed by all the staff. Brilliant night, thanks.

Thank PaulMulhern
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We booked The Hare well in advance for a special birthday dinner. We knew we were in for a treat but didn't really quite realise until we were on our journey through the menu quite how much we would enjoy our evening. Every dish was...More

Thank ClareF017
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Was recommended to visit here by friends; we hadn't been in years, and certainly not since the new owners. Wow! Stunning food, served by attentive, friendly and passionate people, nestled away in a homely old Yorkshire inn. Staggered we hadn't heard more about this place,...More

Thank Jorvik93
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This 13th century inn is at the top of Sutton Bank. The quality of the food is superb - even by my exacting standards! The only criticism I have is that the portion size is a little on the small size. Given the location we...More

Thank Traveller_Ian333
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The Food is amazing with fantastic special board all set in a traditional olde worlde pub. Wonderful food, Beers and service all topped of with a great atmosphere.

Thank Nick F
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is not just a meal, but an experience. From the moment we arrived we felt special, and were well and truly looked after. We had the ten course tasting menu, and what a treat, from the way each dish was presented, the flavours and...More

Thank Yorkshirelass481
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Returned to the restaurant for a triple retirement/anniversary/birthday celebration and so glad we decided to come back. The service is so friendly, yet always professional - and very knowledgeable about the menu, able to answer a number of questions. We felt really well looked after....More

Thank atkinhump
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Return visit for the 9 course tasting menu absolutely superb as ever and Liz even gave us extras not on the menu. she really is a fabulous hostess.

Thank JGraham12
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Hi i read in a previous review that you are opening a bar with food to accompany your restuarant. Is this correct?
3 April 2017|
Response from Liz and Paul J | 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
Do you offer a gluten free menu?
9 October 2016|
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Response from Liz and Paul J | 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
Do they allow dogs?
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
USD 70 - USD 89
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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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