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Empire Buildings | HG1 1DD, Harrogate HG1 1DD, England
01423 31 31 36
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 234
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  • 105
    Very good
  • 64
    Average
  • 54
    Poor
  • 54
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good, different too

Very interesting menu, lots of variety and flexibility, lovely food and superb staff. Great setting too. Restaurant end of Indian cuisine!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
5merrymen
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
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English first
Skipton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

wonderful staff, wonderful food and excellent cocktails. would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone. The only down side to the meal was the lady sat at the next table moaning about her food constantly ,the owner came 3 or 4 times to try and please her but she was having none of it Afterwards we had some more cocktails they... More 

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Kent
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The venue design is scruffy nightclub/bordello. Ladies loos had a distinctly unpleasant whiff and clearly hadn't been cleaned for some time. Menus were well-worn and filthy. Took over an hour to be served with drinks. Staff kept stacking dirty glasses etc on the bar behind us and had to complain before they removed them. Indifferent food- must be better than... More 

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I have never left a restaurant hungry and angry before however I have now! Service was awful, the waiter was trying to serve 2 tables at once and could not get our order right, I ordered a mild curry and they presented me with the hottest curry I have ever tasted so this nonsense about being able to order how... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Mixed reviews on trip advisor so perhaps it's my mistake, but, convenient location for me and my guests. Table booked for 7.15 sat down at 8.45. Food was not hot, drinks took a decade to come, service chaotic and unstructured. Mentioned this at reception on the way out and was told it was our fault as we keep saying we... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Came here for my birthday meal a month or so ago and was extremely pleased with both the service and the quality of the food! Extremely well priced for what you get, and the range of drinks on the bar is fantastic, alongside this extensive menu they also can cater for anything you can come up with! Would definitely recommend

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Went there last night. Rung up afew days before to book and told them it was my partners birthday and asked if they could make it just a tiny bit more special than normal. Was told that this could be arranged provided I told the waiter on entry. Got there and found really dark and modern decor. It's very impressive... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We visited Cardamom Black when we visited Harrogate for the night. It was simply incredible, the décor inside was simply stunning. The food was delicious the best Indian we have ever had. We will definitely be making another trip to Harrogate just to visit this fantastic restaurant.

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Very interesting menu, lots of variety and flexibility, lovely food and superb staff. Great setting too. Restaurant end of Indian cuisine!

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Preston, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Food was ok, service was ok, was over priced for what we received. lots of other places to eat, should have had a look at TripAdvisor before we went. We will not be going back

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North Yorkshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I went with a friend for dinner. I would have made a different choice as I did not know this restaurant but he had been before. The decor of the place is very glamorous and not my taste but I did not go there to visit and admire the building so I tried not to have that put me off.... More 

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Additional Information about Cardamom Black

Address: Empire Buildings | HG1 1DD, Harrogate HG1 1DD, England
Phone Number: 01423 31 31 36
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Empire Buildings | HG1 1DD, Harrogate HG1 1DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate
  • Phone Number: 01423 31 31 36

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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