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Banyan Bar & Kitchen

3-4 John Street, Harrogate HG1 1JZ, England
+44 1423 538871
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
3-4 John Street, Harrogate HG1 1JZ, England
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1 - 10 of 408 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was recommended by friends, so came in for the cocktails. Nice location, great place , great service and cocktails were lovely. We said we need to come back for food as we had just eaten but food looked amazing going to tables.More

Thank Adam W
Banyan M, General Manager at Banyan Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Adam, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a kind review. We are glad you had such a great experience with us recently and would love you to come in and try our food, we like to think it tastes just...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with a couple of friends for some drinks and to do the 'speed quiz'. The only thing speedy about the evening was us leaving. It took 10 minutes for your staff to even acknowledge us in an empty bar, very gormless bar staff....More

Thank DWilson_74
Banyan M, General Manager at Banyan Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good afternoon Dwilson_74, I am very sorry to hear that you had such a poor experience with us on Sunday evening. The apparent level of service you received is not what I or we expect as a business and I can only apologise for this....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch, service was decent and food was reasonable for the price, the decor is smart and the place generally has a good atmosphere...... the only thing I would avoid is the cocktails, we called back in on the night time to try...More

Thank Sean H
Banyan M, General Manager at Banyan Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good afternoon Sean, Many thanks for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your lunch with us and took the time to come back in the evening. In terms of our cocktails we take pride in the quality of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very poor customer services. Have to wait for more than an hour for food when there are only about 6 more people in the restaurant & the empty tables were full of dirty plates & cutlery. The standard of food is also very poor. Therefore...More

Thank Nigel W
Banyan M, Manager at Banyan Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon Nigel, I am very sorry to hear that you may have had a poor experience with us. Would you be able to give us some specific feedback regarding your visit? If you could let me know what time you visited and what you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not a great fan of chain bar restaurants generally but we agreed to meet family here to kick off an evening in Harrogate so it served its purpose. I enjoyed a nice pint of red ale which to be fair was not bad given...More

Thank MD-FatDonkey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch in here yesterday, nice vibe. Nice service. Has the sharing platter, sooo tasty. Good price, great service, cracking food. RecommendedMore

Thank Dan B
Banyan M, General Manager at Banyan Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Dan, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a nice review. I am very glad to hear you had a great experience with us and would love you to come back and visit us again in the near future! Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in after the cinema. Nice food and bar as usual but unfortunately there were some typical obnoxious Harrogate people ( I've lived here for ten years)...every other word was a nice loud variety of one one swear word or another.Moved tables, still loud. Nothing...More

Thank PauloTH
Banyan M, General Manager at Banyan Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello PauloTH, Thank you for taking the time to present your feedback to us. I'm glad you enjoyed your food and the bar itself but I am very sorry that you felt your experience was spoilt by others. Loud swearing like you mentioned is not...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We had a last minute trip up to Harrogate to just get out of the house and have to say found the atmosphere, food and service at Banyan's to be on top form We have eaten here a couple of times before and on the...More

Thank Jmroberts43
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jmroberts33, Many thanks for taking the time to leave us such a kind review. It is great to hear you gave us another go after an unsatisfactory visit the last time you were with us, and it makes me very happy to hear you...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times now and service is first class. Staff are happy and friendly and nothing too much bother. Great range of drinks and draft beers....food is very very good and tasty as anywhere else but has a different slant on old classics....More

Thank graemeholmes69
Management response:Responded 4 September 2017

Hi GraemeHolmes69 Thank you for the kind words and taking the time to leave us a review, it's great to hear we're delivering on each of your visits to see us! We hope to see you soon, Kind Regards Dan

Reviewed 24 August 2017

Popped in for lunch as the place looked lively and they had a couple of seats to fill. Service was good and prompt. Food prices not bad for 'fast food/bar style' and was freshly cooked. Wine and beer prices were expensive.

Thank Stuart B
Management response:Responded 4 September 2017

Hello Stuart, thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us at Banyan. We are glad you enjoyed your meal with us, we always try to use fresh ingredients in our dishes and its great this was evident. Thanks again, Dan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:30
Monday
10:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 00:00
Thursday
10:30 - 00:00
Friday
10:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-4 John Street, Harrogate HG1 1JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 538871
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