Harden's says

It's tasting menus only (for which you must book - they'll even open for lunch Thu-Sat if you book ahead) at this Yorkshire gem; our formula price is on the low side - the restaurant advises us to expect a per-head cost of around £100.

survey result

Summary

£76
 ££££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “fabulous and ancient inn run by Paul Jackson and his wife Liz”, overlooking the North York Moors. Paul is a “a self-taught chef who produces some of the most spectacular food, in highly imaginative tasting menus” (the only option, and running at either six or eight courses, with “veggie options very good”). Once again, all who report can’t rate the service highly enough.

Summary

£76
 ££££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “fabulous and ancient inn run by Paul Jackson and his wife Liz”, overlooking the North York Moors. Paul is a “a self-taught chef who produces some of the most spectacular food, in highly imaginative tasting menus” (the only option, and running at either six or eight courses, with “veggie options very good”). Once again, all who report can’t rate the service highly enough.

Summary

£74
  £££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A husband and wife labour of love” – Paul and Liz Jackson’s ancient inn (12th century) overlooking the North York Moors offers “a feast for all the senses” with its six-course and eight-course tasting menus (there’s no à la carte). “Service is exceptional with a really personal touch”.

Summary

£51
   ££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This 13th-century inn is “a little gem set on a hill overlooking the North Yorks Moors”; while Paul Jackson’s cooking is “not what you would expect in these parts (Yorkshire food is not normally served up in seven small courses!)” – the results are “superb”.

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Restaurant details

No dress code
12
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The Hare Inn Restaurant Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Hare Inn Restaurant Restaurant in YO7, Scawton by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Hare Inn Restaurant restaurant.
Joshua J
Beautifully present, exceptionally tasty fo...
Reviewed 1 months, 27 days ago

"Beautifully present, exceptionally tasty food. Excellent service, relaxed but informative. Covid safe, the best we have ever seen, felt incredibly safe without it effecting the experience Unbelievably excellent value for money. This place is the same if not better standard than the Michelin starred places nearby. You get it all, food service, knowledge and full dining experience. I overheard them say they were nearly full this year so get your skates on if you want to dine here!!"

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Sue J
Our first meal & overnight treat & where el...
Reviewed 2 months, 15 days ago

"Our first meal & overnight treat & where else would we choose but @HareScawton The morning after, still smiling. Impossible to pick a favourite dish of the 8. Book a table before no space left. But leave one for our return ????#YorkshireBestKeptSecret"

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Tony D
They offer tasting menu only at £85 per pe...
Reviewed 2 months, 22 days ago

"They offer tasting menu only at £85 per person. The Drink pairing is £60 per person and is incredible value! The Covid measures are exceptional, we felt very safe and even had our own toilet facilities for our table! The rooms are spacious, beautifully restored and well equipped. The food is beautifully presented and tasted fantastic. Already booked to go again!"

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Esther W
The best restaurant experience I’ve had f...
Reviewed 2 months, 24 days ago

"The best restaurant experience I’ve had for a long time Food is exceptional, service is relaxed but attentive without being overbearing. Just visited with friends who say this is their favourite place and I now know why. Atmosphere is intimate and cosy. It’s old v new with their 12th century inn 12th century restaurant describes it perfectly. Menu is a set tasting menu at £85 each and compared with nearby restaurants offering similar this is by far the best value for the quality. The menu features local produce and the staff know their stuff about it. Tasting menus can be challenging sometimes with chefs putting stuff on the menu for reaction but here it looks stunning and tastes even better. No nonsense or faffing, just beautifully presented mouth watering flavour. Hard to beat in this area even though there are several Michelin starred places nearby….. Not long til this one should get one….."

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Liz W
Fantastic dining experience and VERY comfor...
Reviewed 2 months, 24 days ago

"Fantastic dining experience and VERY comfortable stay. One tasting menu only priced at £85pp which is excellent value. Hardens “average spend” is incorrect as they suggest it as £75. Food is seasonal, local, fresh and exciting. Must note won many awards and included in trusted food guides (3 rosettes from AA Cooking score of 6 in good food guide Michelin recommended) House wine is £25-30 per bottle and wine/drinks list is very reasonable and extensive gin list including local gins. Rooms are finished to a very high specification and huge bathroom Booking is essential as it’s a very small restaurant, waited over a year to stay here. (Covid) but we’ll worth the wait. I understand their rooms are fully booked for the year but have two new rooms opening hopefully in the autumn. This is a hidden gem."

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tony o
We enjoyed a great meal £85.00 tasting men...
Reviewed 11 months, 30 days ago

"We enjoyed a great meal £85.00 tasting menu only. Great Covid procedures including temperature checks. Drinks around 2 Michelin Star - London prices "

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Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 85.00 Dinner only 8
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £5.00
Scawton, YO7 2HG
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
WednesdayCLOSED
Thursday6 pm‑9 pm
Friday6 pm‑9 pm
Saturday6 pm‑9 pm
SundayCLOSED

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