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The Lavender Rooms

16 Market Place, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8AG, England
+44 1423 860555
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Market Place, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8AG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a wee find..... we popped in here for breakfast after a disappointing first breakfast at our accomdation. What a quirky wee eatery! Gosh it was a real step back in time. Fabulous sweetie shop down stairs with the most friendly wee wifey behind the...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

E stopped for a quick afternoon tea and tried the lemon and lavender scones super. A great treat in an old building right in the centre of town. C

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend visited the lavender tea rooms at the weekend and it was great! This is the second time we have visited for afternoon tea as the first time we came it was truly wonderful. The scones and cakes are some of the...More

1  Thank Charlotte J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely quaint tea rooms. Friendly welcoming staff. Very fast service and quality food. Had the homemade quiche

Thank Mrsmac194
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We have been a few times here and came for the afternoon tea, as we had seen someone have it last time we were there. It was as good as it had looked, if not better. The hot meals are lovely too, we were tempted,...More

Thank MaryMoo_ofWakefield
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We visited on Sunday June 4. We asked about a table and were assured that we could sit in the front. At that time (12.20) there was one couple there. Ten minutes later, a party, i-Phones rampant occupied another table and then another young couple...More

3  Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 6 June 2017

A lovely cuppa and scones. The place is charming, but up uneven stairs -- so it's not for those with certain handicaps.

Thank Isambard40
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We had gone into the market, mostly just browsing, and on the way back to our car saw the old apothercary, which is in the ground floor of the building. The Lavender Rooms are up some steep uneven stairs. Talk about going back in time....More

Thank tjfclily
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Visited there for lunch and found it a very popular place and I can understand why. Food was well prepared and very tasty , good value

Thank David M
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Called in on bank holiday as most pubs in the area had shut their kitchens at 2 ?? ! I had rarebit and partner had sausage and mash. Both really tasty and hit the spot. Yes it's a bit run down but it adds to...More

Thank littletuppence
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Response from Barbara P | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. You can book.
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Response from tchgate | Reviewed this property |
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18 June 2016|
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Response from Elaine376 | Reviewed this property |
We have only been for their excellent value afternoon tea for two which includes tea, sandwiches and cakes and scones for around £12, but remember everything on the menu seemed to be reasonable there and looked delicious and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Market Place, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate  >  Knaresborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 860555
A warm welcome awaits you in the Lavender Rooms where you can relax and enjoy a break in an atmosphere full of Olde Worlde Charm.
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