Seasonal food in unspoilt surroundings

About The Hare and Tortoise

The Hare and Tortoise in Doncaster is a country pub & dining oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.

Book a table online and enjoy a spot by our roaring log-fire. Or make the best of the British summertime by eating alfresco in our pretty beer garden.

A little pub history

Dating back to the 1700's when it is rumoured Dick Turpin stopped here, the Hare and Tortoise adjoined an old tollhouse. In 1890 the gates were removed and the tolls were abolished, the inn was converted into a private dwelling called Rossington Bridge House. Later restored as an inn we took back the original name as a sign of our heritage.

Make a day of it

Clad in gorgeous patterned old red bricks, The Hare and Tortoise is near Doncaster Racecourse. Dating to the 1700s, it has welcomed many guests - possibly including the notorious highwayman Dick Turpin.

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Our opening times

Our standard opening times are below but we may open earlier on certain days depending on local demand so please do call us to check if you would like to visit us before midday.

Monday to Saturday 12pm to 11pm.
Sundays 12pm to 10.30pm.