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Leaping Hare

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Leaping Hare Wyken Road, Stanton IP31 2DW, England
01359 250287
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Conwy, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We waited for a table to be free in the cafe for 45 minutes. When we were eventually shown to a table we were left another 15 minutes before we could persuade a waitress to provide a menu. Having ordered we then had to wait another 30 minutes for the food. The quality was excellent but the whole experience was... More 

Thank Stephen L
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really lovely shop full of unique and interesting things for most budgets. A shame the sparkling wine was so expensive otherwise we would have come away with a bottle or two!

Thank Alexandra_on_holiday
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Set in the lovely Suffolk countryside the Leaping Hare is a great place for local home cooked fare. Located on the Wicken vineyards near Bury St Edmunds. There is a full restaurant here as well as the less formal Bistro area which we prefer. Advance bookings are not taken for the Bistro so you may have to wait a few... More 

Thank howard1962
Bures. UK
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145 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been here many times and on this occasion brought along two friends who had not been. The restaurant was full so we opted for outside tables which are part of the café. We ate two Pea risottos, a Duck parfait and Eggs Benedict. All excellent. There is an excellent shop adjoining the restaurant and once a week there... More 

2 Thank MarkPatrick
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having lived in Suffolk for some time I can' believe we never knew about this place. An excellent restaurant situated in a converted barn that is part of Wyken Vineyard. A walk in the woods down to the vineyard and a trip round the garden just sets up the appetite. You can eat in the restaurant, the bistro or out... More 

Thank Adrian N
Norwich, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had lunch here with friends, Quite a nice diversion for a few hours, they appear to have a market on a Saturday till 2(ish) which has the usual bakers, butchers etc. The restaurant is in the same building as the café. Service was good and the quality of the food was excellent but this is reflected in the price of... More 

Thank Paul W
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Why oh why after years of living within a 50 minute drive have I never eaten here. It is a little out of the way and you have to keep your eyes pealed to see the sign to Wyken Vineyard where the restaurant is. We ate in the cafe situated in the same great barn as the restaurant( it has... More 

Thank joypam10
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled all the way from Felixstowe to Stanton and boy! was it worth it. I was famished and ordered the Salmon fishcake (Main) with the warm goats cheese and chargrilled corgettes (Main) followed by a Lemon Posset with Hazelnut Granola, mango and pineapple dessert, glass of Chardonnay - left with the widest grin! thankyooou for serving food with perfection!

1 Thank Kim C
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited recently for the first time with a group of friends. Lovely setting, good food, good wine. Service was good and food came in a reasonable time.

Thank Sue H
Eye, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had lunch with my father here to celebrate my birthday and we were not disappointed with the quality of the food as indicated by reviews. We tried the Wyken vineyard wine but preferred to select something else to go with red meat. My gripe was with the rather ungenerous portions. There was enough lamb but 3 small potato halves... More 

Thank kl h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
British, Gluten Free Options, European
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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?