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Empire Buildings | HG1 1DD, Harrogate HG1 1DD, England
01423 31 31 36
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 238
    Excellent
  • 109
    Very good
  • 64
    Average
  • 55
    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
A good choice

Been here several times. Great venue if you want something different. food has always been good not yet disappointed. however, service can be slow but in my opinion worth the wait,

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Midge C
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
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York, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Excellent food in excellent location, quality of food really good as was choice on menu. High quality customer service also with really good staff

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I remember this place from Pinocchio days. Huge refit. Stunning inside. However hugely overpriced for the menu. Food was ok. Nothing amazing and many better indians for less money in Harrogate

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We dined at Cardomom Black during an overnight stay in Harrogate. We hadn't booked a table and the staff were pleasant and inviting. The food was well presented and very tasty. The restaurant was in an amazing building and although the decor may seem garish to some, it worked to create a good ambience for diners. The food came out... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Been here several times. Great venue if you want something different. food has always been good not yet disappointed. however, service can be slow but in my opinion worth the wait,

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Brough, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We had a table booked for 4 and on arrival shown to the the bar area where we were looked after extremely well by Ali . We had pre dinner cocktails whilst choosing from the menu which by the way was enticing! We were shown to our table and looked after by Ali throughout our meal! The food was delicious,... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Went here with work so 12 of us were seated for dinner. Restaurant was busy for a weeknight so glad we booked. The venue itself is stunning. Waiting staff very helpful and attentive. The menu choices were great and catered for everyone. Good wine list and drinks. Service could have been a bit quicker but other than that a really... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Popped in very late friday eve for a take away as recomended by a friend. Was made feel very welcome in what looked like a very upmarket, well decorated place. Had a drink at the bar whilst waiting for our food in a great atmosphere. Great staff, great food. Will book a table next time we are in the area... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Our party of six rolled up quite late on a midweek night. We were warmly welcomed & soon shown to our table. My friends and I all enjoyed each of the dishes we ordered. The food was well presented, tasty and didn't disappoint in any way. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this restaurant to others.

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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

A curry night is my excuse to see a couple of friends once a month that normally might not see without making the effort. I live in Harrogate and have been here on numerous occasions so thought id write this review. The building is stunning with s great atmosphere and a modern/contemporary feel to it. The food is great although... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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