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The Old Swan

Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SR, England
+44 1423 500055
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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“sandwiches” (22 reviews)
“ham” (3 reviews)
“risotto” (3 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SR, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a 5 minute walk from Harrogate town centre is this jewel of a hotel. Quintisentionaly English Country house with a great deal of history. Ideal for lunch, dinner, afternoon tea or a short break this ticks all the boxes. Keep this secret to yourselves...More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for 1 night as I was in Harrogate for a conference. I was impressed by the breakfast. There was fresh fruit and individual pots of local yogurt and the cooked breakfast was brought to your table on order and had not been sat...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First night on Sunday 24th Sept in the morning there was a infestation of Wasps in the Bathroom and some went into the Bathroom. I was staying 2 nights on Business here, on leaving from work I reported the Wasps. During the day I rang...More

1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

First 24 hours of a 3 day stay hasn't gone well. Being a vegan & vegetarian couple we phoned well in advance to make sure the hotel has the ability to provide a breakfast, other than something from the fruit bowl. So, we arrived for...More

Thank The-Darkling-LND
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Having visited numerous locations throughout the uk during recent years we are still of the opinion that our home county of Yorkshire is up there with the best. We have just returned from a visit to the old swan hotel in harrogate, our third visit...More

Thank Gordon B
Reviewed 4 September 2017

good location hotel free parking with a reception window note rooms very pleasant in keeping with the hotel but very squeaky floor boards we arrived with a wedding going on in the hotel and found there to be not enough staff at the bar or...More

Thank Louise W
Reviewed 1 September 2017

we had our 30th wedding afternoon tea there it was very good would go again not to pricy and plenty of food

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

dinner or breakfast is really good food, just love the hotel and the staff. the hotel a great hotel and a must.

Thank hockeyrob2014
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Not bad food, a limited menu but quality fair, service decent,the restaurant is quite large , but dated and could do with a upgrade.

Thank reviewmaster5960
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We were really looking forward to our stay here especially with the Agatha Christie connection drawing us to it . Our welcome wasn't very warm with a very abrupt receptionist. Nothing was explained to us and just short answers to any questions we asked. We...More

1  Thank Airs-n-Graces
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Adam G
18 March 2017|
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Response from Sb70brotton | Reviewed this property |
No there isnt
27 September 2016|
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Response from Brian A | Reviewed this property |
Yes parking in hotel grounds I booked in at 2pm
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5 December 2015|
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Response from Brian A | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 500055
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