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Leaping Hare

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Leaping Hare Wyken Road, Stanton IP31 2DW, England
01359 250287
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was excellent. Everything else was a little "Acorn Antiques". The wine menu was poor (Yes, I realise they're trying to upsell their own produce. But not at the expense of a good food/wine balance.) Service standards were basic, at best. Staff not knowing what ingredients are actually on the plate. No top ups. Invisible staff. Other reviews refer... More 

Thank contented_foodie
Bury St Edmunds
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95 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enter the restored barn that is the Leaping Hare and to your left if the fine dining tables. A great lunch awaits you. And i do mean very good indeed. Turn right and the friendly bistro end offers great coffee and any kind of indulgent breakfast. On a Saturday you can visit the farmers market then go for great coffee... More 

Thank Simon P
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is part of Wyken Vineyards. Very nice ambience.. Well worth a visit. Interesting shop attached with many unusual items for sale. Classy cardigans but not cheap.

Thank michaeleverist
East Anglia, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Countryside setting is delightful, staff very pleasant and informative, open Monday lunchtime is advantageous. Menu enticing and contains unusual dishes, but shirt-button-sized pickled & sliced veg is no compensation for the rillette portion that was hidden under a rocket leaf. Ox cheek was delicious but difficult to find on the plate. Black garlic mayonnaise most rare and indeed very well... More 

Thank Jeanmas2015
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over 15 years ago we discovered The Leaping Hare restaurant at Wyken vineyard and over the course of several months it became our favourite place. We moved away and it became just a fond memory. In September 2016 we moved back to Cambridgeshire and took the bold step of returning to see how it had changed..... Oh what a joy!... More 

1 Thank saxonstreet
Halstead, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch and thoroughly enjoyed the experience.We had a bottle of the rose wine and were not Dissapointed .My wife had the pork which was to die for.The starters were excellent and there was a wide range of sweets.The chocolate car ache was excellent.We will defo return

Thank Keith B
Diss, United Kingdom
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250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

You can choose between the elegant restaurant which is more formal, or the interesting bar area or outside seating. The food is interesting and imaginative. Staff are attentive and the surroundings are quite unique. The barn is huge, with a galleried area with massive mural. There are beams everywhere.

Thank jude9999_10
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

A group of friends got together for a reunion. Previous experience was good but today the fish cakes were a little lacking in fish but well presented. The coconut gluten free tart was inedible. The service was good, the weather beautiful, the setting was lovely and the company fantastic!

Thank omalleyfmt
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

We visited the restaurant week, having enjoyed many lovely evenings here in the past. Since our last visit we noticed some negative changes as follows: paper tablecloths now cover the linen ones; the prices have increased but the food served is not a complete meal, just a "dish" and doesn't reflect value for money e.g. my very tender and succulent... More 

1 Thank Ann R
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

We took some friends to the lovely farmers market on Saturday followed by a light lunch from the café. We opted for the lobster filled brioche which was lovely accompanied by a small pot of fries and a very tired, sad leaf salad! Just a little more interesting salad would have made the whole thing worthy of £12.95. Same goes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leaping Hare Wyken Road, Stanton IP31 2DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Stanton
  • Phone Number: 01359 250287

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?