What to do in Harrogate?
WHERE TO EAT?
Farmhouse is an all day independent restaurant, located off Station Parade. Serving the best breakfast until 4pm, alongside juicy burgers, fresh salads, seafood and tasty vegan and vegetarian dishes, all complemented by handpicked wines, craft beers and cocktails.
BETTY’S TEA ROOM
With a lovely location and stylish interiors, Betty’s is the perfect place to celebrate any occasion. Enjoy a selection of seasonal treats with fine tea, champagne and their famous ‘Fat Rascals’.
Booking is required for their traditional afternoon tea which is served daily.
Tah Change has revolutionised Thai cuisine by mixing Western indulgence with authentic Thai tastes. You can enjoy a selection of freshly prepared dishes & drinks in an attractive and cultural setting.
They have a varied menu with plenty of delicious vegan and gluten-free options.
Local Spanish restaurant, La Feria, brings the buzz of contemporary Spain to the UK. Their menu offers a selection of flavours and authentic tapas using the finest ingredients from Spanish suppliers.
They have a great outdoor space with a newly opened terrace that reflects the architecture that is loved in Andalusia, Spain.
Be sure to book so you don’t miss out on tasting their delicious menus.
WILLIAM AND VICTORIA
One of Harrogate’s best loved independent restaurants in the area with tasty crowd-pleasing British dishes served in a warm and welcoming dining area. Their menus use locally sourced ingredients from Yorkshire farms and reputable local suppliers to ensure the very best quality and delicious meals.
William and Victoria was named Restaurant of the Year at the Yorkshire Life Food and Drink Awards 2015.
Cardamom Black is Harrogate’s exclusive and award-winning Asian Dining Restaurant, located inside a former theatre, complete with balcony seating, a stage and low light chandeliers. It is an exceptionally high class venue; if you want to eat Indian cuisine in style, this is the place for you.
They host regular live events to ensure you have a great night!
Located in the very heart of Harrogate, Pizza Social serves freshly made sourdough pizzas using the very best ingredients. “We keep our toppings simple, when the base is as good as ours, there’s no need to hide it.”
Along side some of the tastiest pizzas in Harrogate, Pizza Social serves cocktails and tasty puddings in a rustic, open seating restaurant.
Vegan options available.
WHERE TO GO?
Valley Gardens is a beautiful place to enjoy a leisurely stroll when the weather is nice. The park is beautiful with colourful flowers, a playground and an Art Deco pavilion. Why not take a break at the Magnesia Well Café or the Games Pavilion for some refreshments during the Spring and Summer months.
Ripley Castle is a 10 minute drive from Harrogate, offering a day out for the family with a tour of the Castle, a picnic in the sun or a walk around the beautiful grounds which takes you around the castle’s large lake and across the waterfall. There are also plenty of activities for children with archery, body zorbing, canoeing, kayaking, orienteering and much more to choose from.
ROYAL PUMP ROOM MUSEUM
The strongest sulphur wells in Europe stand in the heart of Harrogate, opening as a museum in May 1953 to showcase the story of Harrogate as a centre for rest and recuperation. The museum has a changing temporary exhibition programme and permanent displays of Harrogate’s spa-history.
Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-4pm. Book your tickets in advance or buy on arrival.