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Dining & Drinking

The taste of Harrogate

Our friends within the hospitality sector are thrilled to be able to open their doors again, and welcome you back in to their venues. Here is a selection of our favourite local businesses in the area, all of which have been carefully hand picked to ensure that your trip is a success from start to finish.

To make your trip planning easier, we’ve put together a list of our top recommendations. Simply click on the image or name of each restaurant to open its Google Maps link, where you can find its location, get directions, read reviews, and even book your visit. And if you want more detailed information, just click on the "visit site" button to open the provider’s website.



Kaewkraikhot had a thriving eatery in Bangkok for 8 years before venturing to the UK to head a renowned Yorkshire restaurant for 4 years. In 2002, she established Sukhothai in Chapel Allerton. She credited the restaurant's success to their excellent customer service, inventive menu with authentic Thai dishes, and weekly arrival of fresh Thai ingredients.

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The Jinnah group, which is a family owned company, has a total of four award-winning restaurants in the Yorkshire region and is named after the founder of Pakistan.



Tah Chang, located in the heart of Harrogate, is a Thai restaurant that draws inspiration from Khaosan Road, Rice Style, and Phranakhon – three well-known restaurants in York – to offer an authentic Thai dining experience.



This Chinese restaurant has been described by a food magazine as the ultimate desire for epicureans. Every aspect, from the hand-painted wash bowls to the carefully chosen imported furniture, has been executed with great attention to detail to create The Royal Baths as the most exceptional dining establishment possible.



Imperial Palace offers a distinctive dining experience where you can indulge in unlimited servings of delectable cuisine inspired by the flavors of East Asia. Take your pick from our extensive menu, and rest assured that we will prepare and serve your chosen dishes with utmost freshness.



Cardamom Black has been offering culinary excellence since 2011. By bringing together talented chefs and the finest ingredients, we have transformed The Old Empire Theatre into a symbol of gastronomic innovation. As recipients of numerous prestigious awards, we are honored to be a part of Harrogate’s thriving restaurant scene. Join us for an extraordinary dining adventure at Cardamom Black.



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This place offers a nostalgic 1950s atmosphere with retro decorations, jukeboxes, and traditional American diner meals. The menu includes hamburgers, milkshakes, cherry pie, and more. The staff is friendly and provides exceptional service at affordable prices.

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Solita Food Hall in Harrogate is a

one-of-a-kind destination for food enthusiasts, featuring a spacious outdoor roof terrace and a two-story dining area.


Cattlemens Grill

Mexican, American

This vibrant steakhouse, inspired by the Western style, serves Tex-Mex favorites, sizzling chargrilled steaks, and a selection of burgers.


Hales Bar

Pub bar

This pub, dating back to the 18th century, is quite unique and definitely worth checking out. It retains its original gas lighting, has a friendly staff, and hosts lively weekend parties. Additionally, they offer a variety of homemade dishes until 9 o'clock.


The Den


Located in the heart of the town, this underground bar is extremely popular. On certain evenings, there are live bands performing, and it is also an excellent spot for pub games with its impressive collection of over 4 pool tables.


The Blues Bar

Live Music Bar

This is the go to venue for live music. This venue gets very crowded and you'll have to squeeze in when its busy.


Cold Bath Brewery


If you are a fan of a wide variety of beers and wines, this bar is perfect for you. Despite being relatively new, it exudes a welcoming and amiable atmosphere.

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Bottomless Brunch /Bar

During the day, you can enjoy a limitless brunch, while at night, this venue offers four floors of lively partying. The establishment plays timeless tunes and you'll witness individuals dancing atop the bars! It truly is a destination for a fantastic celebration.


Manahatta Harrogate

Cocktail Bar

Manahatta, the glamorous cocktail bar, brings the thrilling and unmistakable rhythm of New York to Harrogate. With top-notch cocktails, food, and music, we proudly embody the spirit of New York as Manahatta, the pulsating beat that defines us.


Pitcher and Piano


The cocktails, happy hour, and lively ambiance of this place have made it famous. Visiting here is definitely a great way to start a delightful evening.


Revolución de Cuba

Music and Cocktail Bar

Don't miss out on the chance to have a fantastic time dancing at this place, where you can experience two levels of vibrant dancing, tasty cocktails, and irresistible music that will definitely make you want to dance. The exceptional cocktail selection here is not to be missed!


All Bar One


This place offers an elegant atmosphere with a range of beverages, including cocktails, wines, beers, and spirits. The menu features burgers, steaks, salads, and vegetarian dishes. The attentive and friendly staff ensures that everyone’s preferences are taken care of.


The Foundry

Bottomless Brunch

This bar is highly renowned for its fantastic music, delightful beverages, and an overall exhilarating party ambiance. Additionally, if you visit during the daytime, you have the opportunity to indulge in a limitless brunch experience.


Major Toms


For pizza lovers, this place comes highly recommended. It distinguishes itself as one of the most enjoyable bars to unwind. The music choices are exceptional, and it provides a cozy atmosphere to savor various drinks while engaging in amiable discussions with your friends.


Bijou & Wylde


This establishment offers a chic ambiance and a variety of beverages including cocktails, wines, beers, and spirits. The menu showcases burgers, steaks, salads, and vegetarian choices. The dedicated and amiable personnel accommodate all preferences for a relaxed beverage or complete dining experience.


Hoxton North


A trendy café in London, offering a variety of contemporary breakfast, brunch, lunch, and alcoholic beverages.


Bean and Bud


Bean & Bud stands as Harrogate's top specialty coffee and tea shop, offering the finest single origin coffee, a wide assortment of over 25 loose-leaf teas, and ethically sourced hot chocolate. Additionally, patrons can enjoy a daily array of fresh pastries, sandwiches, and soup, as well as delectable homemade cakes, sweet treats, and all-day traybakes.


LMDC Espresso Bar


LMDC, located in Harrogate, is a renowned espresso bar serving Square Mile coffee. This establishment offers a welcoming environment and caters to diverse palates with breakfast, scones, Harrogate or Ilkley beers, and Slings by Gin. We are dog-friendly and provide gluten-free and vegan options. 😊


Mama Doreen's Emporium

Team Rooms

Mama Doreen’s Sweet & Cake Emporium, located in Harrogate, is a destination for Afternoon teas and cakes. Our passion for celebrations extends beyond serving treats – we collaborate to curate unforgettable party experiences for baby showers, birthdays, Christmas gatherings, and christenings.




Baltzersen's, located in the bustling center of town, has gained a strong reputation for its delectable cuisine and exceptional coffee. With a focus on using locally sourced ingredients, they offer a diverse menu that guarantees freshness and flavor. The cafe's expertise in brewing coffee is well-known, making it a go-to spot for all coffee enthusiasts.

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Lago di Como

Coffee Shop

Lago di Como is a serene coffee shop in Harrogate known for its tranquil ambiance, delicious coffee, scenic views, and comfortable seating. It’s the perfect spot for relaxation and enjoyment, whether catching up with friends or finding alone time. The friendly staff serves perfectly brewed coffee for a delightful experience. Lago di Como is a must-visit for a good cup of joe.

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Santorini Express


They offer a wide selection of traditional Greek Street Food favorites, including authentic Greek Gyros, homemade Greek dips, and even homemade beef, spicy lamb, and vegetarian burgers. Their menu also includes gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options to cater to different dietary preferences.




Mediterranean cuisine, renowned for its olives, bread, cheese, and wine, is the culinary tradition of the Mediterranean Sea region. It is also known for producing exceptional olive oil. This diverse region encompasses various cultures with unique cuisines, notably Italian, Greek, French, and Spanish. As proud members of this region, cooking is our utmost passion.

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Taverna Harrogate


Taverna Harrogate has established itself as a renowned Greek restaurant in Harrogate. Their commitment to serving the finest Greek gyros and delivering exceptional customer service is unwavering. Since their establishment in 2019, they have diligently strived to offer an authentic taste of Greece to all their patrons in Harrogate.


Mykonos Bar and Grill

Greek (Seafood)

They offer a wide selection of beloved Greek Street Food classics, including genuine Greek Gyros, delectable homemade Greek dips, and even their own creations like beef, spicy lamb, and vegetarian burgers. Additionally, they cater to various dietary preferences with gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan choices.




A mediterranean cuisine, famous for its olives, bread, cheese, and wine, originates from the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. This region is known for producing the finest olive oil and encompasses a variety of cultures with unique culinary traditions, including Italian, Greek, French, and Spanish. The enthusiasts of this rich culinary heritage are passionate about cooking.


Oliveta Harrogate


Delicious Mediterranean cuisine with traditional recipes from Albania, Italy, and Greece, offering an incredible mix of flavors, including vegetarian dishes. You can view the full range of menus and order online or book a table.



Portofino Restaurant


Portofino Ristorante, situated in Harrogate, is a prominent Italian eatery renowned for offering a delightful assortment of Italian lagers and wines that perfectly complement their delectable menu. As a family-operated establishment, Portofino Ristorante attributes its success to the exceptional cuisine crafted from top-notch ingredients, all available at affordable prices.


Gino D'Acampo


This restaurant on Parliament Street, Harrogate offers an Italian experience with cuisine, beverages, relaxed ambiance, and luxurious setting. Enjoy the open kitchen, games area, exclusive Prosecco list, private dining room, and all-weather terrace. Something for everyone.




Traditional recipes sit along side modern italian cooking and street food essentials to create a chaotic mix of gastronomic treats from the world’s greatest food country, complimented by our carefully selected imported drinks, meats and cheeses. all sweets and bakery are produced in house from imported neapolitan flour and prepared using techniques passed to us by italian friends and colleagues.


Gianni's Brio Restaurant & Pizzeria


Gianni’s Brio restaurant and pizzeria has been serving authentic Italian cuisine to families since 1983. Their menu is crafted with the essence of simple Italian classics, prioritizing taste and quality that aligns with their beliefs. At Gianni’s Brio, they guarantee an authentic Italian experience. They cordially welcome you to their establishment.


Al Bivio Italian Restaurant Harrogate


The Italian restaurant prides itself on welcoming families and creating a warm atmosphere. They also understand the needs of their corporate neighbors in the business park and are open Monday to Saturday to serve them effectively.

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Vivido Bar and Restaurant


Vivido, a well-regarded establishment in a thriving city, is renowned for its energetic atmosphere, delectable dishes, and extensive drink options. The restaurant's inclusive menu accommodates diverse dietary needs, while the bar boasts an impressive selection of wines, beers, and cocktails expertly prepared by talented mixologists to satisfy all preferences.


Gastro Pubs


The Fat Badger

Pub British

Located right in the heart of the Montpellier Quarter, our central position couldn't be more perfect. With a wide selection of local cask ales, enticing cocktails, exquisite wines, and an acclaimed menu of contemporary British cuisine, they have all the boxes checked for a memorable dining experience.


The Joiners Arms

Pub British

Introducing The Joiners Arms, Harrogate - a warm and inviting family-owned pub that extends a warm welcome to all. Indulge in our delectable meals served five days a week, and don't miss out on our mouthwatering Sunday Carvery. Additionally, they boast an impressive selection of cask ales, refreshing beers, wines, and ciders to satisfy your palate.

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The Square and Compass

Pub British

Anticipate tastefully presented dishes that are made to order. The main menu, which includes a variety of appetizers, entrees, and desserts, is available from Monday to Saturday.


Threes's A Crowd

Pub British

A modern gastropub in Harrogate with picture postcard views of the Stray. They serve quality British food and bespoke drinks, including a proper roast every Sunday. The menu is constantly evolving, with a carefully curated selection of wines. Ideal for dining with loved ones or furry friends.


Pine Marten

Pub British

The Pine Marten in Beckwithshaw is a top-notch pub, bar, and restaurant with its own garden. It offers a fresh take on the classic pub experience with tastefully designed interiors, an inviting ambiance, and an extensive selection of food and beverages. A modern pub that meets all your requirements.


The Little Ale House

Pub British

This charming pub cozy bar is
known for its wide variety of
craft beers and ales, as well as its
friendly and knowledgeable staff.
It has a relaxed and welcoming
atmosphere and is a great place
to unwind after a long day. With
its rustic ambiance and traditional
setting, this pub is a great choice
for both casual drinks with friends
and intimate dinners for two.


Shoulder of Mutton

Roast Dinner

If you are seeking an authentic village pub experience and craving a delightful Sunday lunch in Harrogate, search no more. The welcoming embrace of Shoulder of Mutton awaits, inviting you to unwind and indulge in their genuine country pub ambiance.


The Pine Marten

Roast Dinner

The Pine Marten is renowned for its Sensational Sundays, especially its delectable Sunday Roasts. It offers five fresh choices: 21 day-aged roast beef, roast chicken, roast pork belly with crispy crackling and bacon-wrapped stuffing, or a delightful trio of roasts. Truly lives up to its reputation.


The Square and Compass

Roast Dinner

Located in the heart of the charming and picturesque village of North Rigton, The Square and Compass is the ideal destination for a delightful Sunday lunch in Harrogate. Renowned for their exceptional roast dinners, The Square and Compass takes great pride in serving one of the finest culinary experiences in the area.


The West Park Hotel

Roast Dinner

This products can be traced from the field to the fork, ensuring complete transparency. This level of quality is hard to beat. If this alone doesn't tempt you to visit the West Park, a highly regarded place for Sunday lunch in Harrogate, then maybe the delectable dishes from their kitchen, which has been awarded an AA Rosette, will.


The Fat Badger

Roast Dinner

The Fat Badger prides itself on epitomizing the essence of Old English charm while breaking away from conventional traditions. Nestled within a stunning Georgian building, this esteemed kitchen, recognized with an AA Rosette, offers a superb selection for those seeking a delightful Sunday lunch experience in Harrogate.


Three's A Crowd

Roast Dinner

A haven for quality British cuisine crafted with the finest ingredients. Savor our ever-changing menu and carefully curated wine selection. Our commitment to excellence shines through in every dish. Dogs are welcome. Bring your taste buds and canine companions for a memorable dining experience.


The Tannin Level

European (Vegan Friendly)

Founded in 1985, The Tannin Level on Raglan Street, Harrogate is a cherished dining establishment. Revered for its extensive wine selection and delectable cuisine, it is one of the top independent restaurants in Harrogate. Exuding distinctive style and sophistication, it caters to vegan preferences with diligence.

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The Wild Plum

British (Vegan Friendly)

 Located on the first floor of Snooty Frox, is known for its exquisitely presented home-cooked food using fresh and local produce. The menu changes daily and caters to all dietary requirements, including vegetarian-friendly options. Contact them for vegan options.


Farm Bistro Oxford Street

British Cafe (Vegan Friendly)

Experience an extraordinary culinary adventure at The Farm Bistro with our thoughtfully designed menu. Committed to sourcing only the freshest ingredients and highest quality produce, each dish epitomizes excellence and tantalizing flavors. The menu caters to all tastes and dietary needs, with enticing specials and carefully crafted dishes. Exceptional customer service is at our core.




(Vegan Friendly)

They offers a vegan menu with a variety of plant-based options, including delicious starters like vegan nachos and bruschetta, hearty main dishes like lentil curry and roasted vegetable wellington, and decadent desserts like chocolate cake and refreshing sorbets. Carefully curated to ensure plenty of delicious choices for vegan diners. Satisfy your cravings at the Farmhouse.The Tannin Level has a certain style and an unmistakable elegance.




(Vegan Friendly)

The Saranda Bar and Grill offers a delicious and diverse vegan menu, perfect for those seeking plant-based options. Chefs use fresh, locally sourced ingredients to create vibrant and satisfying vegan dishes, including flavorful tofu stir-fries, mouthwatering vegetable curries, appetizers, salads, and desserts. Explore the vegan menu for a satisfying experience.


Essenza Bar & Tapas


(Vegan Friendly)

They offers a delicious vegan menu with a variety of plant-based options, including fresh salads, flavorful vegetable dishes, vegan paella, homemade hummus, and crispy tofu bites. Carefully crafted to cater to vegan eaters, providing a delightful dining experience. Try the Essenza Bar & Tapas vegan menu for something new.

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