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Banyan Bar & Kitchen

3-4 John Street, Harrogate HG1 1JZ, England
+44 1423 538871
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3-4 John Street, Harrogate HG1 1JZ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have been here a few times now and the food is lovely as is the atmosphere. The staff here are so friendly and the service is excellent. The staff really make it extra nice here and is the reason we keep coming back when...More

Thank Jolene G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu exists a lot of difference meals! Meat, fish, vega, healthy, traditional... you can get whatever you want for a good price. I ate also a lot of veggies. I had a halloumi skewer with seasonal veggies and tzatziki. That was good. The atmosphere...More

Thank Veerle v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place for drinks. Didn't have food so can't comment. Friday night but bar staff were quick & friendly. Heaters for outside which works well. Great atmosphere. Casual & different age groups.

Thank Steven N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Harrogate for 2 nights and visited this bar. 3 times. Cocktails consistently good, bar staff very professional. Food really good, especially the chicken skewer with pitta bread.

Thank tanaholic_9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Caring staff very helpful and fun and professional. Good quality good. Clean toilets. Steak pie and fish pie excellent

Thank ettyspagetti
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here early on a Sunday evening. It's a large bar cum restaurant with table service. The staff were friendly and chatty, food was fine for this type of place. An upmarket Wetherspoon's in my opinion, a large single bar area with funky "industrial...More

Thank Earwigo321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place where all local people seem to go to catch up and have a drink. Excellent for people-watching, which is a very important thing to do when you are abroad. It did not seem a place with a class-distinction, which I also...More

Thank Jaanuar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Banyan after working at the nearby Trade Fair when most of the bars & restaurants were packed We managed to fit outside & enjoy a couple of drinks before tucking in to some decent food

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Got a nice booth at the back for the four of us ,a really lovely friendly waitress served us,we got the early bird menu so ordered 3 burgers and a steak in ciabatta ,also got the sweet potatoes fries ,we ordered a couple of cocktails...More

Thank jolesa
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Hello Jolesa! Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We pride ourselves here at Banyan on our customer service and atmosphere so it is excellent to hear that you had such a great experience with us. Hopefully we will...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place to eat The sharing platter more than enough for 2 We found this bar by accident and now use regularly Coffee is best ever

Thank carollesleyclark
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Hi Carol. Thank you so much for your review, we are delighted you managed to stumble across us down John Street and its’ great to hear you have become a regular of ours! Many thanks, Dan Smith

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
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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