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The Best Places for Food and Drink in Harrogate

The fashionable spa town of Harrogate is home to many boutique restaurants, cafes and bars, meaning there are plenty of places to take a team break or catchup with industry friends.

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The Tannin Level

One of Harrogate’s longest-standing restaurants, the Tannin Level is renowned for its traditional Yorkshire food, made from local seasonal ingredients, and fantastic wines. It’s set on the ground level of a traditional Victorian Yorkshire mansion, giving it a unique atmosphere. Combining elegance and intimacy, the Tannin Level is perfect for a dinner out after the show.

Bistrot Pierre

Located in the heart of the town centre, Bistrot Pierre provides traditional hearty French cuisine at reasonable prices. With a relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere, gorgeous food and an outdoor heated terrace so you can eat al fresco anytime, take a long lunch at Bistrot Pierre when you need a rest from the show.

Hideaway Kitchen

Open by an experienced couple, the Hideaway Kitchen is tucked away in Lower Dunforth about 30 minutes from Harrogate. This gorgeous rural restaurant is great for a break from the show and a delicious dinner. The restaurant has a gorgeous summery Scandinavian décor and relaxed homely atmosphere. The menu is changed constantly to remain seasonal, fresh and diverse and the food is gorgeous.

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The Den

Our first pick is The Den, a sports and live music bar with friendly staff and a chilled vibe. They have a range of well-priced drinks and fantastic live music of all genres. Go for a relaxed night out and unwind.

Starling Independent Beer and Coffee House

A coffee house that starts early and closes late, the spacious bar/café is set out beautifully, has a collection of gins, wines and craft beers and is the best place to have a drink and let time slip by until you’re back at the show.

Christie’s Bar

A well-established bar in Harrogate, Christie’s has been serving for over 36 years. They have ales, craft beers, lagers and over 40 gins, as well as the largest beer garden in Harrogate, so make sure you take a look at this local haunt.

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Afternoon Tea

Betty’s Café Tea Rooms

Well known for their afternoon tea, Betty’s originally started in Harrogate before expanding and building their reputation. The original Betty’s is still standing, and you can pop in for a cup of tea and a scone for a quick break.

Rudding Park

Rudding Park is a hotel that provides one of the best afternoon teas in Yorkshire. Guests sit in the conservatory and look out onto the gorgeous gardens, whilst having a delicious selection of sandwiches, cakes, pastries and champagne if you haven’t been taking advantage of the champagne at the show.


An award-winning farm shop and café, Fodder makes a gorgeous range of treats for afternoon tea, all locally sourced. Running 3-5, Monday-Saturday, so don’t miss out.

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Coffee Shops

LMDC Espresso Bar

Located in the centre of Harrogate, the independent espresso bar serves award-winning coffee alongside a friendly atmosphere, where you can grab a snack, rest and recharge for the day ahead.

Bean and Bud

The friendly chatty baristas make the atmosphere really warm and their high-quality coffee made from carefully selected lightly roasted beans is fantastic. The first independent coffee shop to open in Harrogate, it has a reputation for quality.

The Harrogate Bridal Show 2019 will take place during Sunday 8th September and Tuesday 10th. Make sure you register for the event here so you don’t miss out.

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