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Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene
The Travellers Rest dates from 1653 AD and offers beautiful views over Crimple Valley Lake. For the twitchers amongst us, you will see the Red Kites flying low every afternoon. Our cherished rural pub is one of two pubs on the famous 'Ringway Walk' around Harrogate which runs along the private lane where the Travellers Rest is situated. We are a stones-throw from the affluent spa town of Harrogate & the historic market town of Knaresborough, You have the best of both worlds. Our pub boasts traditional beams, victorian stone floor area & a light airy conservatory leading to our garden. We are a perfect place for a celebration or get together for a function. With ample free parking, the enviable
US$7 - US$32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub, International
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed 31 December 2020

Have been here a couple of times during the difficult covid days, and found it a great place. For summer - or even winter - there is a huge garden that means you don't need to sit inside if uncomfortable with enclosed spaces at present...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

Didn't book a table, but walked in at about 5pm and managed to get a table. Plenty to choose from on the menu, ordered beef burger, chicken burger, scampi and fish and chips. We all really enjoyed what we had. Found the place quite chilly,...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 12 October 2020

Staff were so friendly, could not do enough for you. Service was great, COVID safety was amazing. But not as amazing as the food , I never put reviews on but today I thought they deserve a good one. Presentation of food was lovely and...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 8 October 2020 via mobile

I had read the reviews and thought we'd give them a try for my hubby's birthday. We weren't disappointed! Very welcoming from the minute we went in, our drinks order was quickly taken and then our food order. The food we had was lovely. Decent...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 7 October 2020

Went here for a meal as it was dog friendly, nice food, great service, super friendly staff and a lovely ambience.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 3 October 2020 via mobile

Visited here on a Saturday night whilst staying at the local caravan park. We reserved a table and upon arriving we couldn’t have been made to feel more welcome. The staff were extremely polite, attentive and accommodating. We both ordered a mixed grill and the...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 20 September 2020

Visited this establishment on a Friday evening for a drink when a couple with a dog standing at the bar had a dog off the lead. My close friend approached the dog to stroke in the correct manor showing his hand first. He was then...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 13 September 2020 via mobile

Moved to Harrogate a couple of weeks ago and found this lovely pub for Sunday lunch which was great. Brought friends this weekend and again the food was lovely. Just ‘proper food’ best pie, superb burger my daughter declared they best ever lasagne’ - run...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 6 September 2020

We thought we would try it.my wife had pan fried salmon with samphire sauce,she is still raving about it.I had haddock and chips probably the best I have ever had and I am 73.The pub is quaint and secluded but a stone's throw from the...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 1 September 2020

A nice little pub with friendly staff and visitors. The food is very good, portion sizes are good, you certainly don't come away hungry! Prices are right for the food they are serving. We will be visiting again next time we are staying at the...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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15 April 2019|
Response from Phian1975 | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead.
24 February 2019|
Response from charlie b | Reviewed this property |
no they don't but very close by is a motorhome park at the side of the showground
25 March 2015|
Response from Javitorr | Property representative |
Thanks for your question; yes, we do have wifi.
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  • The Travellers Rest Pub & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5