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3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   7 Market Place, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8AL, England
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Ranked #6 of 17 Knaresborough B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Dennis T Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed Saturday night, couldn't fault it. Rooms are out the back of the pub in an annex and are nice, large and comfy. Good big breakfast in the main pub area the next morning (you have to pre order the night before).

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we arrived friday night and could park a 4 x 4 in the car park, we soon had keys for our room which we found clean tidy and well stocked ( tea,coffee,water and biscuits ). it was a nice balance of old and new. breakfast was very good, with choices from full english to toast.if you want an early night... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked into the Royal Oak for one night on the way to York . The Inn was situated in the centre of Knaresborough, this was very convenient. It had private parking,and the mews bedrooms where lovely. We had a super room, with a very high ceiling, and beams. A lovely comfy bed, and a bathroom with all the facilities... More

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We called into the Old Royal Oak looking for a bar meal. We were not disappointed. All four of us were more than satisfied with our meals. They were delicious and the helpings were very generous. The staff were very friendly and the surroundings cosy. We are looking forward to our next visit.

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Oswestry, Shropshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Booked quite late for a night to enjoy the Tour De France. We were made very welcome from the moment we arrived. Very, very clean, comfortable room and fantastic breakfast that kept us going all day which we really needed. Thanks you very much, we will definitely come back.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Called into Knaresborough on the way home from York and we found this pub for a meal. As it was quite late and all food is freshly made some of the menu wasnt available. My wife wanted the fish pie but having got over the disapointment she had the brocoli bake with the extra on the side. I had sausage... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I wanted somewhere to meet up with 8 other people prior to a few days away with the group. This pub is absolutely central to Knaresborough and was perfect with car parks behind. We had a fantastic lunch and the lady (sorry forget her name) was just brilliant coping with a 10 mad pensioners. She even gave us tourist information... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This is a fantastic pub with a very local feel. Well kept hand pulled real ale and very nice food at a good price. I stayed here for two nights in the detached accommodation at the rear of the pubs courtyard. I stayed on the first floor and was really impressed with the quality of the room. The high exposed... More

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

Great staff! Great food. Something on every night. Complete hidden gem. Mark is great - really helpful and a great singer! Also such a lovely village. The castle and bridge is worth the visit alone :-)

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We went for a day out in Knaresborough and randomly selected this pub as a good place for lunch. We were happy to see that there were 3 different real ales on tap including Timothy Taylor's Landlord and Theakston's XB. Really good food - 3 varieties of homemade sausages made on the premises (as are the burgers) with Yorkshire puddings.... More

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Address: 7 Market Place, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8AL, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Harrogate > Knaresborough
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Old Royal Oak 3*
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Traditional Olde-Worlde public House situated in the heart of the Market Square of Knaresborough. We have 6 en-suite rooms which are seperate from the pub itself. Each room has parking just feet away. ... more   less 
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