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Marigold Cafe and Boat Hire

16 Waterside, Knaresborough HG5 8DE, England
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Best hour spent...

... on a hot summer day! Friendly service and for £16, 3 of us (2 adults at £6 each and one child... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tony M
,
Leeds, United Kingdom
via mobile
Brunch and row

We had brunch, I went for a full English and my wife went for creamy mushrooms on toast. Both meals... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
John B
,
Chester, United Kingdom
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Rowing boat hire open March to October Boats seat 2 to 6 persons Charge per hour Adults £6 Under 14 years £4 OAP £4 Under 5 years FOC Pets FOC
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“full english” (2 reviews)
“lovely coffee” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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16 Waterside, Knaresborough HG5 8DE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

... on a hot summer day! Friendly service and for £16, 3 of us (2 adults at £6 each and one child £4) had a really fun hour. The cafe seemed to be doing a roaring trade too, although we didn't eat there. By try...More

Thank Tony M
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

We had brunch, I went for a full English and my wife went for creamy mushrooms on toast. Both meals were great and the staff went out of their way to help us when I forgot to order my wife's tea. The cafe is situated...More

1  Thank John B
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The cafe was very nice and the lure of hiring a boat was too much for the two of us. We spent a good hour on the river rowing in and out of overhanging trees etc and thoroughly enjoyed or time. Whether it be family...More

1  Thank Dawkins24
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Visited with my wife and purchased coffee and a scone. The scone was hard and dry and when i mentioned this to the older waitress we were met with an aggresive response, I declined her offer of a replacement and throughout our time at the...More

1  Thank jmayne57
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We hired a boat for a while, the staff were very friendly and helpful, would definitely recommend having a go on boat, it was our first time and was really good fun, and fantastic scenery too!!

Thank Kevin D
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

What a lovely cafe, beautifully situated by the river. We stopped for afternoon tea and I have to say the service, food quality and value for money were excellent. We will definitely stop by again. Thank you very much.

Thank Julian B
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Used both the cafe and the boat hire. Good and drinks were lovely and reasonable in the price with good sized portions. Views across the river were superb especially whilst enjoying a coffee

Thank leedsunited1973
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

We enquired about hiring a boat to be told that the pricing was based on each person..... 6 pound I beleive per adult. With five of us that would have come to a total of 30 pounds for the boat. Bearing in mind that say...More

Thank blissy123
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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Brilliant morning lets just say the breakfast was a lot better than my rowing skills. Really good and fun activity!

Thank Kev H
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I am writting this review as i sit at this lovely cafe by the river.a steady stroll away from the hussel and bussell of the town.drinks very reasonable for the situation of the cafe.i didnt have any food but espyed being served at other tables...More

Thank mick m
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Chloe J
15 May 2016|
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Response from Claire C | Reviewed this property |
We didn't use the boat hire, only the cafe so not able to help, sorry!
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