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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” (53 reviews)
“mackerel” (16 reviews)
“beef” (24 reviews)
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Scawton Village, Scawton, Helmsley YO7 2HG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here for the first time, previously having eaten at the Star and the Black Swan. We alos ate again at the Star on this trip. However this is now our firm favourite! It was a quite wet mid week night but we (4...More

Thank Brasser T
Reviewed 1 week ago

My title is probably misleading as it isn't really a meal but a taste bud experience, Liz who runs the front of house so brilliantly along with her very talented husband Paul and just one other in the kitchen continue to blow us away with...More

Thank foodyYorkshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there having seen the reviews on trip advisor as we were going to Yorkshire for a quick overnight visit. The restaurant is in the middle of nowhere, but the food would be quite at home in the best restaurants in any city. This...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just had a wonderful meal here, 9 fabulous courses, all great ingredients done in quite complex ways, fully justified by the resulting taste and texture combinations (and they looked great too). Three beautiful fish courses (based on stone bass, razor clams/crayfish, and mackerel), two meat...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the tasting menu with the wine flight and although the menu looked as if we would not like an item it turned out to be delicious. The wines fitted in well and we were well attended by the staff. It was very relaxed...More

Thank marklC1768VE
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Thank DriffEater
Reviewed 13 August 2017 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

Thank RCSB
Reviewed 12 August 2017

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

Thank mrbantam
Reviewed 11 August 2017

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 4 August 2017 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.

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Questions & Answers
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
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
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
US$ 75 - US$ 95
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, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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