Tucked away amid the breathtaking scenery of the North York Moors, The Hare is a former village…
“The Hare is very much a foodies’ destination.” - AA Inspector
SCAWTON, NORTH YORKSHIRE
With just 12 covers, tables in this remote former village pub, now a true destination restaurant-with-rooms, are hard to come by for non-residents, but that makes a meal here all the more coveted. A stripped-back design adds to the charm of the fine dining experience where local, home-grown and foraged produce ensures a keenly seasonal influence on modern British dishes. This is a very personal place run by the owners who clearly care deeply for guests' experience. Perhaps begin with Longhorn beef tartare with an Asian twist of a teriyaki dressing and rich bonito mayonnaise. Then follow with a main of deer paired with preserved elderberries and beetroot or halibut with beurre blanc, wild garlic and seaweed flakes.
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Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
- Seats: 16
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Steps for wheelchair: 1
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Closed: See website for details
- Wines under £30: 8
- Wines over £30: 20
- Wines by the glass: 12
- Cuisine style: Modern British
- Vegetarian menu
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About the area
Discover North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire, with its two National Parks and two designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is England’s largest county and one of the most rural. This is prime walking country, from the heather-clad heights of the North York Moors to the limestone country that is so typical of the Yorkshire Dales – a place of contrasts and discoveries, of history and legend.
The coastline offers its own treasures, from the fishing villages of Staithes and Robin Hood Bay to Scarborough, one time Regency spa and Victorian bathing resort. In the 1890s, the quaint but bustling town of Whitby provided inspiration for Bram Stoker, who set much of his novel, Dracula, in the town. Wizarding enthusiasts head to the village of Goathland, which is the setting for the Hogwarts Express stop at Hogsmeade station in the Harry Potter films.
York is a city of immense historical significance. It was capital of the British province under the Romans in AD 71, a Viking settlement in the 10th century, and in the Middle Ages its prosperity depended on the wool trade. Its city walls date from the 14th century and are among the finest in Europe. However, the gothic Minster, built between 1220 and 1470, is York’s crowning glory.
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