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1 Crescent Road, Harrogate HG1 2RS, England
01423725570
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Ranked #46 of 360 Restaurants in Harrogate
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $16
Hours:
Sun - Wed 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The oldest pub in Harrogate with Victorian gas lighting & artefacts. The menu is all home made & locally sourced. A private function room available for private hire. Please remember we are a very busy pub not a restaurant therefore service times are dependant on levels of trade.
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Crook, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Couldn't take our grandaughter into the bar but found the more modern lounge comfortable and seasonal with a log burning stove. Good and well cooked lunch served well. Try the mulled wine. its excellent. Even had Christmas smells. Best pub in Harrogate

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Ripon, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Great pub friendly staff, always a warm welcome,had a great time Saturday night,and afternoon some had food and it was very good

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend and I visited hales on a weekend away to harrogate, we stumbles across it after a bit of Christmas shopping and as soon as we walked through the doors we knew we'd found a Little gem. The decor is fantastic and perfect on a winter afternoon, we had a taste of some of the real ales served there... More 

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AMANDA W, Owner at Hales Bar, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your visit with us :) More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Traditional bar, olde worlde place like stepping back in time. Lovely surroundings, warm log burner, lovely atmosphere, one little tip there's a bell on the right hand side of the bar to press when you need serving and the staff are in the other bar. They serve the most delicious mulled wine, just what you need in December! Ask them... More 

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AMANDA W, Owner at Hales Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for your super review, we hope you will visit us again very soon :) More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a historic Harrogate pub opposite the Royal Pump Room Museum and close to the Mercer Art Gallery. This is not a fancy dining pub, but it does offer excellent pub food of the traditional variety coupled with a good selection of mainly local Real Ales. The Saloon Bar at the back is celebrated for its rare gas cigar... More 

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AMANDA W, Owner at Hales Bar, responded to this review

Wow, great comments, so glad you enjoyed your visit, it nice to hear that guests appreciate the old artifacts & makes our job worthwhile :) More 

Blyth, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We were one of the "party" who reserved a table in Hales on Saturday 29 November. Indeed, we had reserved our table 4 days before due to advice to pre-book because it was an extremely busy weekend (Christmas Fair and a Craft Fair). A very sensible piece of advice as it was very busy. Unfortunately we were late due to... More 

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AMANDA W, Owner at Hales Bar, responded to this review

Super, fab review, many thanks for taking the time to share your experience. It was a pleasure to meet you all, hope you can visit again in the future, kind regards Amanda, Neil & The Team :) More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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152 reviews 152 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

From the moment you approach this place its all about tradition, gas lighting gas cigarette lighters, old decorations and mirrors, good local beer well kept, leather seats, knowledgeable staff and with a lovely second bar full of clocks this was my favourite bar in Harrogate.

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AMANDA W, Owner at Hales Bar, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, great feedback for us & so pleased you enjoyed your visit, hope to see you again very soon :) More 

York, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Visted here with family for drinks, and its a great olde worlde venue. A great atmosphere, a good selection of real ales and very relaxing.

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AMANDA W, Owner at Hales Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving a wonderful review, kind regards :) More 

Clitheroe, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I was in Harrogate for 1 night only and went to Hales Bar with some friends as it had been recommended. As soon as we walked in the whole pub was singing and so were we!!! We sang our hearts out for 3 hours! What a fantastic atmosphere, friendly staff and met some great people. It reminded me of the... More 

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AMANDA W, Owner at Hales Bar, responded to this review

Fabulous review, makes our job so worthwhile that you had such a memorable evening, we do love to party :) Hope you will visit again soon More 

Halesowen, England, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This pub has plenty of character and serves food too. When we went in one evening there was hardly anyone in there. It is a very old pub and has gas lighting (as well as modern), very interesting inside. Worth a visit.

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AMANDA W, Owner at Hales Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely comments, hope you can maybe visit again perhaps on a weekend when we get extremely busy with a party atmosphere :) More 

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Additional Information about Hales Bar

Address: 1 Crescent Road, Harrogate HG1 2RS, England
Phone Number: 01423725570
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 2 - 16
Cuisine: British

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