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£2 - £15
CUISINES
Bar, Pizza, Cafe, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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We had yummy pizza here today on my wife's birthday, with our sweet pug Bella, who works part-time as a therapy dog in schools, hospitals and care homes in Yorkshire. The staff were super friendly, our pizzas really hit the spot and we had a...lovely lunch. Five woofs from Bella, who also got cuddles and treats from the staff - "Paw-sitively perfect" she says! 😁 🐾🐾More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in on our first visit to Harrogate and the bar for quick wheat beer at teatime, excellent ales and service, loved the local friendly atmosphere. Would deffo recommend a visit

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent choice of gluten free food. Pizzas all homemade and can be done on hand made gluten free bases. Very tasty food all round. Nice atmosphere. Friendly staff. Reasonable prices. Definitely a good find.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 13 March 2024 via mobile

Really good bar with a nice selection of beers. Very friendly staff so we went next morning for our breakfast, which was reasonably priced. Would recommend for a drink or breakfasts

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 2 March 2024 via mobile

Great vibe, warm and welcoming, convenient location in the centre of Harrogate. Happy, friendly and lovely staff. Good menu, delicious food and drinks

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 8 February 2024

Great cafe/bar. our goto place for breakfast/brunch. not cheap but good quality. Highly recommended for good well cooked traditional food..

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 27 January 2024 via mobile

Very good Pizza with a recommended lager. The service from the young staff was just right, polite and attentive but not intrusive and no rushing us to pay and vacate the table, despite it being a very busy Saturday lunchtime. There is a lot of...competition in Harrogate. Starling have got their pricing and service just right Well done.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 25 January 2024

I hosted a baby shower at Starlings, in the Barn, for my sister-in-law. The room itself was already decorated with fairy lights, giving it a warm feel. We had a pizza buffet, and a good variety of pizzas was provided. The food was delicious. Everyone...in the party thoroughly enjoyed their food. The service was attentive during the event. I would highly recommend booking Starling's for your next private event.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 13 December 2023

We really enjoyed our breakfast here but it’s not cheap. I had the full English breakfast my wife enjoyed poached eggs on toast. Our food was well cooked good quality and hot. All staff were friendly and professional. I would eat here again.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 12 December 2023

A lovely atmosphere, friendly service and great food and drink. Good selection of cask and keg beers; some expensive but that reflects their strength or rarity. The pizzas and salads were fantastic. A sensible move to have a small but very well executed menu.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 23 November 2023 via mobile

Can easily see why this bar cafe is so highly rated. It's like a well-oiled machine but very friendly as well as efficient. Food is really good and served fresh and hot - ate here twice and equally good on both occasions. Dog friendly. Local...daleside beer was lovely, recommended by them too.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 20 November 2023 via mobile

A dull damp Sunday afternoon- just called in for a quick drink because it looked so welcoming and warm and saw the pizza’s. Had the veggie olive one to share and it was delicious and reasonably priced. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff and good service. Would...definitely recommend a visit here.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 12 October 2023

Had passed before while visiting Harrogate and decided to give it a go. It was a Friday lunch time about 2ish and wasn't even half full. Waited 10 minutes before being asked what drinks we wanted, waited probably another 10 before receiving them and ordering...food. Eventually got our food at about 3pm, way too long to wait. When it came time to pay, asked a guy behind the bar who told me to speak to his colleagues along the bar, who were busier than he was, was ignored,then the first guy i asked ended up taking payment. At least the food was good. Won't be returning unfortunatelyMore

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 4 October 2023 via mobile

Pizza heaven- Anyone in Harrogate, don’t go anywhere else. Please don’t use the chains as you will be disappointed. Fantastic beers and food 5*

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 11 September 2023 via mobile

Great selection of real ales, lovely staff and cracking pizzas. Nice, spacious venue and a relaxed atmosphere. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Always advisable just in case we are busy or have private function bookings on
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Yes we do in our ground floor bar area, but not upstairs. Thanks
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