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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” (52 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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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I were given a gift voucher recently. When booking our Friday evening meal, I failed to inform the staff that I was vegetarian until the afternoon before our reservation. Despite it being a set taster menu that evening, the staff did everything...More

1  Thank DriffEater
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for a joint birthday celebration with friends. The staff were excellent ,friendly and informative..They explained the dishes and wine selections in uncomplicated terms. We had the 6 course taster menu with wine and could not fault any of the food or wine selections. All...More

1  Thank RCSB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bit out of the way, but well worth the trip for blow-out meal. Tasting menu highlights include dexter beef with salty bits, stone bass and lamb (two ways). Very welcoming and knowledgable staff, excellent wine. For us, the food and overall experience knocked the socks...More

1  Thank mrbantam
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best dining experience we have ever had. Warm and welcoming, completely unpretentious and world class food served by smiley and knowledgeable Liz and Roxanne. Every dish on the nine course tasting menu was special in terms of taste, texture and presentation. The wine pairings...More

Thank Paul556
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've reviewed this restaurant before so won't say much now other than that it is superb. Absolutely fantastic. This is fine dining at its best! Thank you.

Thank Wrecktor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away, along a winey road off Sutton Bank, you'll find The Hare Inn. When you step inside you're immediately greeted with a very friendly & welcoming greeting. Whilst having pre dinner drinks we deliberated over the 6 or 9 course tasting menu. We decided...More

3  Thank Mwalshm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had not been to the hare for over 12 months and immediately realised how remiss this had been. Liz and Paul have made this a truly wonderful venue Paul's attention to detail as a chef is incredible. The tasting menu really is a gastronomic...More

1  Thank Pauline G
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Reviewed June 26, 2017 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

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Reviewed June 17, 2017 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 June 11, 2017 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
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Questions & Answers
April 3, 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
October 9, 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
August 12, 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
$71 - $90
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
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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