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“appalling food, appalling customer service.” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rascals

Rascals
Ranked #38 of 74 Restaurants in Knaresborough
Cuisines: Cafe, British
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Description: Located on Waterside overlooking the River Nidd, Rascals offers a wide range of home cooked snacks, cakes and meals using locally sourced produce and is open daily throughout the year. It is well laid out with tables both inside and on the terrace overlooking the river. They serve a wide range of high quality ice cream and their coffee is is quite superb, many locals say that it is the best in the area. Their prices are sensible and it's well worth a visit.
York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“appalling food, appalling customer service.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2012

Rude staff, apparently taking their example from rude owners, and mediocre food served cold, ham was some supermarket value range and toasted sandwich filling was stingy to say least, chips greasy and soggy. Go elsewhere people.

  • Visited June 2012
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3 Thank Benedict c
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Good food, good value”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2012

See other comments re customer service but we have never had a problem every time we have visited. Friendly location. Good for a coffee & a snack.lightmeal.

  • Visited February 2012
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Thank mandyjersey
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leeds
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“not worth the wait”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2012

poor food and service there are better on the river

Visited February 2012
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Thank john d
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Yorkshire
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“John's Home-made Soups are Superb!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2012

I am a fairly regular visitor to Rascals and I am writing this latest review to report on the range of innovative home-made soups that they have introduced for the Winter season to compliment their extensive meals and snacks menu.

There is a range of some ten soups, each reflecting the availability of the locally sourced ingredients, all priced at £3.00 including a bread roll. The helpings are large, served piping hot and are virtually a meal in themselves. My favourite has got to be the Crab and Sweetcorn, but I can recommend all in the range. John "the soup" is a genius with his careful and knowledgeable mix of flavours.

So, if you are in Knaresborough get your self down to Rascals on Waterside and enjoy John's super soups ........ and don't forget to have a coffee, it's got to be the best in the area.

  • Visited December 2011
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1 Thank Dugb
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great coffee, cake and location.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2011

Great wee cafe worth the visit, cheap and cheerful, dog and children friendly.

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Thank Gingerchin
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