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Dower House Hotel Restaurant

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Bond End | BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 9AL, England
+44 1423 863302
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We ate here twice and both meals were delicious. Only thing was that choices were same both nights would have preferred one or two variations

Thank josephinec991
Pateley Bridge, null, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Afternoon tea is my mums favourite treat - we have sampled many around and about Harrogate. The dower house is definitely the best ! Lovely sandwiches, scone jam an cream to die for, and small but perfectly formed cakes ! Better than Betty's ! Good value , peaceful, comfortable and delicious !

Thank Dawn E
Pateley Bridge, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

We ate here twice during our stay and it was not bad at all! The chef is trying to please and the waiters are very helpful to make sure everything is as it should be!

Thank Hilde V
Singapore, Singapore
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83 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

This is the typical hotel restaurant - ideal for a buffet breakfast but not so comfortable for dinner. There are no screens or booths so the place has the feel of a cafeteria, albeit a very pleasant one. Service was snappy and efficient rather than warm and empathetic, and the main courses we had were all good quality and well... More 

Thank SingaporeBizTravel
Castleford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely day today at Imagine Spa with my husband. We enjoyed the raindrop massage and mini facial which were both perfect. My therapist Hannah was just brilliant! Perfect! We felt so chilled after using the facilities and relaxing in the relaxation room! Excellent Latte on arrival too!!

Thank amelialmann
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Cannot fault a thing with the food. Was full of flavour and taste and overall just fantastic. Service was warm and welcoming by all. Prices reasonably and just a lovely little restaurant. Restaurant associated with hotels are often forgotten about with the locals and just left to the guests! But this proves it shouldn't be!

Thank Lijobe26
Manchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Lovely room, great staff, wonderful spa, treatments amazing. Great value for money. Loved it 😀 they also let dogs stay.

Thank mindi_12
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

The price is value, cheap and has good quality. However, the choices for both starter and main are limited. Recommended if you visit Knarsborough.

Thank Dan M
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

We held our small family wedding party here for 25 people in December. We were given a very pleasant private room for the reception and allowed to use all the facilities of the dinner dance/disco after our meal at no extra cost. The manager Jonathan was more than obliging and went out of his way to make our day special.... More 

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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

Booked two nights, but cancelled the first, receiving a confirmation e mail. On arrival the receptionist called Ewa, who did not welcome us, 'demanding' our names first, within a minute had told me I would be charged for the first night. I showed her the e mail and said it would make no difference. Her manner was aggressive, rude and... More 

Thank MP1york

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bond End | BEST WESTERN Dower House Hotel, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 9AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate  >  Knaresborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 863302

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?