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Hales Bar

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1 Crescent Road, Harrogate HG1 2RS, England
+44 1423 725570
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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sunderland
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

called in for a drink and it was karaoke night the atmosphere was really great everyone singing along and a little dance too - great fun

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Thank karen r
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101 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited this bar on a Tuesday evening so it was quiet. However, the young guy behind the bar was really welcoming and friendly which was great! The decor is marvelous and there are still gas lamps on the bar and ceiling. The place is steeped in history and we were lucky enough to talk to an... More 

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Thank Rebecca T
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hales Bar is a must when visiting Harrogate. It's steeped in history, and extravagance. It's quirky, charming and well prices as well, as well as having a good atmosphere and very friendly staff!

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Thank tchgate
Stockport, England
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

A good range of beers ( my mates loved the Bass on draught ) in a warm friendly atmospheric environment. I was informed it was a gay bar but that wasn't obvious and shouldn't influence any first time visitor.

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Thank Romiley
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Been there various times, good atmosphere, though the place isn't big at all - Friday's can be very very busy! but it's good for a cold drink and a chat with friends. They have music on and people are generally very welcoming!

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Thank Carol R
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Hales bar is a traditional pub in Harrogate well worth a visit. The lovely snug on the left is great for catching up with great music played on the other side of the bar. Gas lights are well worth a look! Never seen anything like it! You can also hire out the snug as a private venue which I highly... More 

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Thank leedslady2016
AMANDA W, Owner at Hales Bar, responded to this review

WOW :) thank you so much for your fabulous review, so......... happy you had such a lovely time, the staff are gleaming with pride, hope you will visit again very soon :) More 

London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

If you are in Harrogate and want a drink then you must visit Hales bar. The interesting interior with its cigar lighters and lots of wood panelling. A very good selection of beers and wine.

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Thank 007BillM
AMANDA W, Owner at Hales Bar, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words & recommendation, it's great you enjoyed your time with us & shared your visit :) More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

This pub will knock your socks off for atmosphere they still have gas lights on the bar. The food is good for a pub of this nature so you should not be disappointed. The staff are very welcoming. If I have one gripe the price of drinks seem to be a bit steep. But I don't think you can have... More 

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Thank Alan P
AMANDA W, Owner at Hales Bar, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you for taking the time to share your visit. It's great for the team to be praised for their hard work. Unfortunately as a one off establishment, we can't compete with the big chains on pricing but make sure we are in line with other venues close by. Hope you will call in again very... More 

harrogate
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Hales bar is a welcoming, comfortable and atmospheric place to eat and drink. The Sunday acoustic sessions are a great way to spend an afternoon....long may it continue....☺

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

Fabulous comments, thank you for taking the time to share your visit, our acoustic afternoon is very popular & it's great to get such lovely feedback :) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Popped into Hales Bar for some food and a drink on a Friday evening, the bar was fairly busy with a great feel to it. The food was home cooked and very tasty!

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Thank Arran B
AMANDA W, Owner at Hales Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, we're so pleased you enjoyed your time with us :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $20
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Crescent Road, Harrogate HG1 2RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 725570
Description
The oldest pub in Harrogate with Victorian gas lighting & artifacts. Our small 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 dependent on levels of trade.

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