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The Old Bell

€€ - €€€, British,
6 Royal Parade, Harrogate HG1 2SZ, England
+44 1423 507930
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
6 Royal Parade, Harrogate HG1 2SZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

At last, a real local with atmosphere. An ale house so no cocktails but a reasonable selection of gantry drinks including half a dozen malts, the ever expanding Gin selection (counted 21) and 8 each of ‘gas propelled’ pumps with a similar number of cask...More

Thank tartnjohn
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited here whilst visiting Harrogate to see Christmas markets. Was very impressed with the large selection of cask beers, always good to see somewhere offer a wide range of local beers, and the ones i tried suggest that Yorkshire does real ale better than any...More

Thank Lancelot L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Popped in here after visiting the Christmas markets and was so impressed with the quality of the food and service. Food was served super fast considering how busy the pub was. Staff were very friendly and attentive. An all round excellent experience. Would recommend.

1  Thank Catdvond
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for a quick drink. Really nice. It was especially cosy that it was lit with candles. It looks very popular.

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stocks an excellent range of beer and has knowledgeable bar staff to tell you about it. Range of Gin is good too. A good variety of food is on offer too. With comfy seats and a great atmosphere - well worth a visit. Dog friendly...More

Thank Hektor2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only popped in for a few beers but very friendly and charming pub. Didn’t eat but food coming through looked good and dog friendly too.

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have just left the Old Bell after ordering a steak in ale pie. Perfect for a very cold windy day to warm the cockles. Unfortunately the pie was not as warm as you would like. Just luke warm in the middle. Chips were a...More

1  Thank Birdy57
HeronBrearleyPubs, Marketing Coordinator at The Old Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there Birdy57 Thank you for taking the time to contact us although we are sorry to learn of your disappointment. Here at The Old Bell, we cook every meal to order using the freshest of ingredients and I am sorry this was not reflected...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

Visited this place a couple of times in Sept 2018, it has a good selection of beers and is quite a busy pub, it does do food but I did not eat there but what I saw looked more than OK, its a dog friendly...More

Thank Jabwoy
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We ate here the night before a conference. The bar has a great central location. The staff were helpful and friendly. There is a good selection of ales and spirits. There is also a decent choice for vegetarians. The bar is dog friendly and even...More

Thank elmstaylor
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Feels like a local even when you’re a tourist Staff were all very welcoming Food was good Drinks well kept and served Lots of doggies who were no trouble (far better than kids in there!)

Thank UkCoco
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7 November 2016|
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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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