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28A Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SE, England
+44 1423 313400
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (137 reviews)
“crab” (34 reviews)
Closed Now
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28A Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great left of centre food enjoyed by all our party. The crab starter, corned beef and rice pudding were my personal stand outs (as my partner and I ordered different dishes but shared the odd fork full). Service was friendly and efficient. On the whole...More

Thank MICK B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service is warm and friendly and the £25 3 course lunch was completely delicious. Inventive cooking with real twists. The spherical Swedish pancake filled with chicken liver parfait was a highlight. The home-baked sourdough with fermented yeast butter (think marmite but subtle) was gorgeous. Fennel...More

Thank RachelLizzyFellows
Reviewed 1 week ago

Others have already covered the quality of the food and atmosphere of this restaurant so I won't go into detail on that; both were excellent. There were, however, a few odd little things that, for me, after my first visit here, turned what would have...More

Thank Alastair H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ditched the kids and enjoyed a wonderful meal for two on Saturday night. It was a rare chance for us to get out together and was made special by the cooking, atmosphere and service that were all spot-on. The food was without exception incredible:...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing meal from the a la carte menu. The food was beautifully presented, full of flavour and the dishes worked so well as a whole. The service was friendly and the staff left you to enjoy the meal. We could not fault...More

Thank bandbexplorer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is such a warm feeling about this place from walking through the door to leaving. The service and food are both excellent, as is the ambient atmosphere. I recommend a visit & I wouldn't be surprised if the chef was awarded a star at...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We won a lunch for 2 in a local raffle. We were made to feel so welcome from the minute we arrived. The food was unique and delicious. The flavour was perfect. Everyone is offered chilled tap water when they arrive and we enjoyed the...More

Thank Jayne F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit and it did not disappoint. From the cocktail recommended to amazing flavours of the food and the wine to accompany it all we loved every bit We cant wait to go back

Thank Suzyb81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply wonderful. Excellent food and in my experience very different flavours from anything I have had before. Nice ambiance, great service and for the skill and quality of the cooking-excellent value. Will definitely go back.

Thank YorkshireWildflower
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten at Norse many times and will keep going back as it just gets better and better. We had the early birds menu for the first time and each course was delicious and excellent value. I had the pigeon which melted in the mouth...More

Thank 86badger
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Questions & Answers
Neal H
18 February 2018|
Response from Flint77 | Reviewed this property |
Best address to restaurant
11 January 2017|
Response from PaulR681 | Property representative |
Hi Carl, We offer two set menus and the vast majority of our guests will order one of these. They are made up of multiple courses and whilst we are happy to cater for dietary requirements there is no choice offered on... More
17 November 2016|
Response from PaulR681 | Property representative |
Hi there. I'm afraid we're closed 25-26th December and reopen on 27th. Good luck finding a venue. Regards Paul
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$82
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28A Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 313400
  • E-mail
Norse is a relaxed restaurant located by the entrance to the beautiful Valley Gardens in Harrogate. We serve modern food using Yorkshire produce. We offer an la carte menu which is available at lunch or dinner as well as extra value Early Evening/Lunch set menu. For those that would like a longer experience we also offer a tasting menu. We'd love to host you at the restaurant soon. Regards Paul, Simon, Gareth and the Norse team.
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