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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%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (51 reviews)
“venison” (23 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (6 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Scawton Village, Scawton, Helmsley YO7 2HG, England
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I was slightly worried, as the last time I came here I had the best meal I have ever eaten. We brought 2 friends from Denmark who were staying with us to sample the delights of The Hare. I need not have worried! From the...More

4  Thank Lucy C
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We went as a party of eight for lunch, but were the only ones in the restaurant. We had the tasting menu, which was imaginative, well cooked and presented, but very, very small portions. Being a diabetic, I opted for cheese instead of dessert, whilst...More

2  Thank Graham M
Reviewed 21 August 2016

On previous visits to North Yorkshire I had visited 13th Century Hare Inn when it was a very good local Pub/Restaurant but today it has - without doubt - transformed itself into a first-class ('Michelin' Star standard) Restaurant. One that has won a growing number...More

4  Thank stevebG6121BX
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Brilliant food, great service. Highly recommended, particularly for a special occasion or just a great dining experience.

3  Thank Caroline V
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We booked for Sunday lunch and as there are only a few tables, it's probably advisable or, you could be disappointed. It's intimate and romantic and the food is WONDERFUL! Staff are very friendly too. It's not a rush in and out sort of place....More

1  Thank Jules602
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Went for the first time yesterday to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary, had the tasting menu ( I had the impressively matched wine flight) and we were delighted with the quality and presentation of the food. We were made to feel very welcome and loved the...More

1  Thank Lynda R
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Went on Sunday and decided to have the bream for entree and traditional roast beef and Yorkshire pudding. The fish was perfectly cooked. The beef was the best I have had in ages, melt in your mouth, The whole lunch was first class. The staff...More

1  Thank KJ1959
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Wow! This out of the way restaurant is brilliant from the amuse bouche to coffee and petit fours everything was delicious. The service couldn't be faulted. The tasting menu idea is genius and the staff were only too happy to accommodate our food allergies/intolerances. This...More

1  Thank Tracey D
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The Hare has become our favourite place to eat. Today we took the 1hour 45 mins drive from Bridlington with 2 friends to celebrate my husbands birthday. Yet again we had the most wonderful meal. The chef is a genius. The freshness of all his...More

2  Thank JanBridlington
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Just back from the Hare Inn, after having an exceptional lunch with friends. A very talented chef, each dish had so many flavours, and the service was excellent.

1  Thank AuntyB1915
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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
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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