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5 Montpellier Gardens, Harrogate HG1 2TF, England
(01423) 502650
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Ranked #71 of 359 Restaurants in Harrogate
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Delicious seafood in a lovely environment with warm and friendly service. Four of us went for lunch, it was busy but we had booked and we were seated in the bar as requested. The food as on previous visits was fantastic, fresh, tasty and just the right size portions. Although the staff were busy we were well looked after, we... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Its been several years since i visited the Drum and Monkey because, I got to the stage where i wasn't impressed with the quality of the food or the service. However, I'd heard some good things about what was happening at the Drum. So i decided to give it a try and I must say how impressed I was with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The most Authentic seafood restaurant I have ever visited! We had Sardines, Scallops, The Hot Shellfish bowl and The (Unbelievably tasty) Sole. All of which were cooked to perfection, full of flavour and most importantly fresh! Not to mention the side dishes which are normally an after thought but these were exceptionally good. As well as highly professional and experienced... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I've been a fan of the Drum and Monkey for a while now, the new owners have more than established it as 'the' destination sea food restaurant in Harrogate. On a family day out we had a wonderful lunch of Moules to start with Fish Pie (Amazing) and Sea Bass to follow. This was all washed down with a very... More 

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crowland, lincolnshire, uk
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100 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has a fantastic reputation built over many years so I was keen to try for myself. The menu is varied (wholly fish as expected) with shellfish, flatfish and more meaty dishes all there. Service friendly and efficient. The food was "OK". Nothing special though. No "wow" factor. Thai fish curry almost bland. My companion said the same about... More 

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Teeside
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We went here on saturday the 10th january 2015, it was a bit like entering a pub not a restaurant. I had the seared scollops with crab, unfortunatly I did not rate the scallops and gave them to my husband. He had the Turbot with mash potatoes, it was very small but tasty and he enjoyed it.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We had an early Christmas meal at this restaurant. Although we hadn’t booked the restaurant was only partly full when we arrived at 6.30 pm. On asking for a table for two we were told yes but only if we had finished our meal by 8 pm. We were shown to a table upstairs, again with a lot of empty... More 

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Yorkshire, UK
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37 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Booked a table for four here on the strength of the fixed price lunch menu featured on their website. We were rather looking forward to revisiting the Drum after many years, during which its ownership and local reputation have varied widely. Local opinion seems to be that it's on the way towards its former glory. Sadly the staff on duty... More 

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Harrogate
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Well thank god it's under new ownership. It's just what the place needed... It had become the old faithful of harrogates monied grannies! We had dinner here on New Years Eve. When we arrived the atmosphere was distinctly lacking! The food was good but meat eaters or veggies beware there was no option for you. Amazingly quite a few young... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Have spent thousands of pounds at this fish restraunt over many years.Under new ownership the prices have risen and the portions shrunk.To be asked to pay sixteen pounds for a Thai prawn curry which has only four prawns in a small dish is greedy in the extreme.It used to be a wonderful restraunt and packed out.There were eight people for... More 

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Additional Information about Drum and Monkey

Address: 5 Montpellier Gardens, Harrogate HG1 2TF, England
Phone Number: (01423) 502650
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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