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The Old Bell

) #73 of 336 Restaurants in Harrogate €€ - €€€ , British,
6 Royal Parade, Harrogate HG1 2SZ, England
+44 1423 507930
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
6 Royal Parade, Harrogate HG1 2SZ, England
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1 - 10 of 530 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We approached the bar at 8:59pm and were told the kitchen was shut. I am a regular and spend a fair amount of money in here. We were also really hungry and though we'd got here in time. The bar man refused to sort it...More

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic staff. Norhing is too much trouble and the food is beautiful. Highly recommend a visit, especially if you like real ales or gin.

Thank CTMPP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic meal, great selection of beers, gins, and whisky. Only two ciders but you can't have everything! Dog friendly too, they brought water and offered dog biscuits. Glad we got in when we did (around 6 on a Saturday night) as it got...More

Thank DonaldMoran
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I asked for cheese sauce instead of mustard because I don't like mustard. The fish came with cheese ... and a salad with MUSTARD dressing. Yuk. Still hungry, I decided to order cheeses with "homemade fruit cake and biscuits". The cheeses came with a few...More

1  Thank 123SES
MarketTownTaverns, Marketing Administrator at The Old Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write to us. We appreciate all feedback and are disappointed you did not receive the level of service we aim to achieve across our family of pubs. We would like to contact you further regarding this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Old Bell last night to celebrate a cousins birthday with 7 people attending for a meal. Unfortunately 1/2 the meals were of a poor standard. The Lamb curry ( £12.95 ) came with a very small portion and looked very dry as...More

Thank NJHG1
MarketTownTaverns, Marketing Administrator at The Old Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write to us. We appreciate all feedback and are disappointed you did not receive the level of service we aim to achieve across our family of pubs. We would like to contact you further regarding this...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place with excellent ambiance. The menu was good and it was clearly a very popular place which augured well. Not disappointed and the service was first rate - definitely recommend.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Old Bell was my local before the revamp and not saying it was perfect and didn't need lightening up but why take away the snug feeling. Went in tonight and it was empty and cold . Hope you can gat the character back in...More

2  Thank Vp C
HeronBrearleyPubs, Marketing Administrator at The Old Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write to us. We appreciate all feedback and are disappointed you feel this way towards The Old Bell. Whilst updating The Old Bell, we were keen to retain the essential character and history of the site....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean friendly pub that serves 7 cask ales and has a couple of draught ciders too. Wooden floors and seems locals use it so good testament.

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I took my wife there for Sunday lunch Arrived at around 4-30pm Staff and service fine ; the meal was the worst we have had in Harrogate I have lived here 30yrs, and this was by far the worst ; we could not eat it...More

1  Thank michael c
MarketTownTaverns, Marketing Administrator at The Old Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write to us. We appreciate all feedback and are disappointed you did not receive the level of service we aim to achieve across our family of pubs. We would like to contact you further regarding this...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017

Had friday night drinks here, all the serving staff were nice and it seemed a friendly old pub , chatted to a couple of old regular gents who offered us a seat at their table, everyone seemed friendly, nice place to visit didnt eat here...More

Thank terrierz
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taylorfish
7 November 2016|
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Response from MarketTownTaverns | Property representative |
Hi there we serve food from 6pm - 9.30pm on weekdays and from 5pm - 9.30pm on Fri/Sat but just till 8.30pm on Sun. Many thanks,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Royal Parade, Harrogate HG1 2SZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 507930
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