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The Fat Badger Grill

Cold Bath Road | Coldbath Road, Harrogate HG2 0NF, England
+44 1423 505681
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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British, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Cold Bath Road | Coldbath Road, Harrogate HG2 0NF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a languid late lunch in the bar. Portions from the main menu nearly defeated us, the set menu looked more manageable. Food was hearty and real quality, the ox cheek a stand out dish. Only niggle was the chunky chips, have skinny fries!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Llandafflass
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

I have to say the food we had here was delicious. However the service was appalling. We were sat next to a table of women who were quite clearly the focus of the staff. Each time the waiter passed, no notice was taken of us,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 188vikkim
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

Having spent a few hours going around the Christmas Market we needed a sit down,a drink and a bite to eat. The Fat Badger was very close so took pot luck. The surrounds proved to be pleasant. The drinks were well priced and lunch a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peter H
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We like this bar and visit quite regularly but I do wonder why it charges prices that are higher than elsewhere in the vicinity. The drinks selection is good and the staff generally friendly but often service is slow, even if the bar is quiet....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LostinLeeds
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Reasonably priced. decent food, ok service in pleasant surroundings. Nothing exceptional about it though.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Twinkle7758
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Dined in the Fat badger on 3 occasions. The food [especially the steaks] were super! Staff very friendly and polite! Will dine at the Fat badger grill when we next stay in Harrogate.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Brigg
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Can not fault. Excellent service great food. Staff were very friendly nothing too much trouble. Mums birthday celebration. If you are visiting the area no hesitation stop off here great menu, service first class. Well done to all at the fat badger can't wait to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jaycey59
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Evening meal steak was perfect my wife had the steak pie also very nice good service would book again on next visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank davidf9623
Reviewed 20 September 2018

On our visits to Harrogate my wife and I must have walked past this restaurant dozens of times. Never walk past again, this is one not to be missed. It has undergone a brilliant refurbishment and is glorious in its original style. To match the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank StuartNWEngland
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Must say Nick really looked after us from evening to next day lunch. The place serves excellent drinks and good vibes from clients. The food is first class and location spot on. Full praise fir having experience staff and above them all Nick really knows...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank raymondmccaw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$66
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cold Bath Road | Coldbath Road, Harrogate HG2 0NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 505681
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The Fat Badger Grill at the White Hart Hotel in Harrogate is a 2 AA rosette restaurant with views across Harrogate's Stray and the historic Montpellier Quarter. Head Chef Richard Ferebee creates his 'Surf & Turf' style menu that focuses on fresh, local produce and wholesome flavours to create exciting, modern British dishes. The Fat Badger Grill is just a short stroll from the Victorian town centre, Harrogate International Centre and the famous Valley Gardens.
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