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Leaping Hare

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Wyken Vinyards, Stanton IP31 2DW, England
01359 250287
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 115
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  • 66
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 4
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Simply one of the best

We had dinner at the Leaping Hare last night, it was not only the best meal we've had there but one of the best meals we've had in the UK. The main courses were superb, all prepared with a lightness of touch that meant all of the flavours complemented one another. The highlight had to be the wild... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
Praxis54
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Suffolk
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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English first
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Been here so many times over the years, went for Sunday anniversary lunch. Service had been slow in the past, but was excellent this time. Location quite wonderful, well worth a visit apart from the restaurant! However the food was underwhelming. Started with scallops (beautifully cooked) in regular pesto sauce with thick slices of a chewy chorizo. The lamb came... More 

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Suffolk
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We had dinner at the Leaping Hare last night, it was not only the best meal we've had there but one of the best meals we've had in the UK. The main courses were superb, all prepared with a lightness of touch that meant all of the flavours complemented one another. The highlight had to be the wild blackcurrant bavarois... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Have visited this charming venue quite a few times now but do feel that the standard of food has slipped. Appetising starters but TINY. I had goats cheese with figs and considering figs very plentiful at the moment, I was not impressed. Two of our party had scallops....only two on the plate. Bit mean. The main courses were generally good... More 

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bury st edmunds
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

This has always been my favourite restaurant in tis area. The quality of the food is exceptional. I haven't eaten in the restaurant for some time - mostly because it's out of town and somewhat expensive so unless you have a driver, a taxi ride adds considerably to the cost. However, the cafe remains a good lunchtime venue. I was... More 

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I had never been here before, let alone even heard of it which is strange considering we live relatively near! This was everything I like in a restaurant. The food was absolutely incredible and the restaurant really allows you to savour your experience. We went for lunch, which I gather, they do in sittings so once we had our table... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Flies We ordered Steak, Salmon and Duck. All presented very well and served in a timely manner. Flies, Wasps Salmon was fantastic, as was the Steak. Flies, Wasps and more Flies The Duck was very dry and actually looked like it from a presentation point of view. Flies, Flies, Flies, Wasps and more Flies. We ordered desserts, Slated Caramel Ice... More 

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Ixworth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We had been to have breakfast before in the cafe part of the restaurant which is always nice, but never eaten in the restaurant until today for a family reunion. It couldnt have been better. Nothing was too much trouble, the staff were more than helpful and with one or two tricky eaters in our bunch, nothing was impossible. Definintely... More 

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

My wife took her mother here for a celebratory birthday lunch this week and I was invited to tag along. The restaurant is set in a 400 year old barn on a working farm. The approach has some interesting ‘sculptures’ created out of empty bottles of Moonshine – their own sparkling white wine. Although it was a pleasant afternoon we... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Eggs benedict...need I say more?! I love it! It taste amazing. Every dish I have had here has been lovely! Deffinatly a place you have to visit. The staff are normally very good, however on my last visit there was a blonde waitress who was very brash and verging on rude with the way she was. Seemed like she didn't... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

Three of us popped in for lunch - food was lovely - service not great, waited ages to have plates taken away, asked if we wanted dessert - no menu forthcoming had to ask for one. Waited to place order for dessert - no one came so we paid bill and walked out. Not very impressed as it is usually... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wyken Vinyards, Stanton IP31 2DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Stanton
  • Phone Number: 01359 250287

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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