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Clocktower Bar & Restaurant

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Hotel Rudding Park, Follifoot, Harrogate HG3 1JH, England
+44 1423 871350
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (24 reviews)
“sandwiches” (35 reviews)
“pudding” (27 reviews)
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Hours
CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
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Service
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Hotel Rudding Park, Follifoot, Harrogate HG3 1JH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Super excited to bring the family to the clock tower restaurant. Wow, lovely place and meet and greeted wonderfully well. This great first impression led us to believe we were in for a treat! How wrong we were! The cakes and treats were not very...More

1  Thank harryhorton123
Reviewed yesterday

Not what you would expect! Buckets presenting the desserts! Interesting! Where are the lovely dainty desserts you expect from a high class afternoon tea, local pubs do better! One scone! And not very tasty! Not very tasty and not very eye catching, afternoon tea is...More

1  Thank jojogirman
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited here for a Champagne Afternoon Tea with family. Very impressed with the restaurant and surrounding park/gardens, but the food wasn’t quite to our taste - there were elements of the food offering that were somehow incomplete, or lacked a final step to make them...More

Thank Charlotte H
RuddingPark, The Rudding Park Team at Clocktower Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are so delighted to hear that you were impressed by the restaurant and the amazing surroundings we have at Rudding Park, we are very fortunate to work in such a stunning location...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Having eaten here many years ago the food was just as good now as previously. Both my partner and I had a prawn and avocado sandwich served with a delightful mixed salad consisting of sliced tomato, various kinds of lettuce, sliced cucumber and red onion...More

Thank bouncingbear
RuddingPark, The Rudding Park Team at Clocktower Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It sounds as though you thoroughly enjoyed the culinary delights that were served to you and having the addition of being blessed with nice weather so you can take in the views of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having booked here to take my cousin who was visiting from Essex I was very disappointed firstly the sandwiches were finger size x4 very average for such a prestigious hotel , the scones 1 each just ok , the cakes and a jelly well again...More

1  Thank Elsa1128
RuddingPark, The Rudding Park Team at Clocktower Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write your review. The entire team are so upset to read that you were disappointed during your Afternoon Tea dining experience. We were all so sorry to hear your average comments and that we did not...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A gift from our daughters,perfect gift, service ,food ,staff ,the whole think was so perfect loved itMore

Thank MFox141
RuddingPark, The Rudding Park Team at Clocktower Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are delighted to read that your experience at Rudding Park was the perfect gift from your daughters. Thank you for your kind words complimenting our team. Your reviews are a constant source...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bar and restaurant are a lovely setting for lunch. After enjoying a drink in the bar we were seated in the conservatory. It was light and airy, with plenty of space between each table, to enjoy your privacy. The menu offered a wide range...More

Thank Helen H
RuddingPark, The Rudding Park Team at Clocktower Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the beautiful surroundings from our conservatory after your recent dining experience in our Clocktower restaurant. It also sounds as though you appreciated our menu...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for afternoon tea for my wife's birthday which has become a bit of a ritual. First of all I would like to say that the service is fantastic and everybody we talked to was very attentive. However the actual afternoon tea itself has...More

1  Thank riche76
RuddingPark, The Rudding Park Team at Clocktower Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write your review after celebrating your wife's birthday with us at Rudding Park. May we take the opportunity to say Happy Birthday to your wife once again from us all. Thank you so much for your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had two meals and two breakfasts whilst staying at Rudding Park and everything i had was tasty, cooked to perfection and beautifully presented... Very attentive staff with nothing to much trouble... Cant wait to return.More

Thank victoria45uk
RuddingPark, The Rudding Park Team at Clocktower Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are so delighted to read that you enjoyed all of your dining experiences in the Clocktower restaurant, having been served up perfect and well presented dishes for you to appreciate. The team...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Returning to Rudding after some time we had high expectations. Dining late in the evening the conservatory was fairly quiet, given the time of night we opted to forgo starters, ordering a steak and a burger accompanied by a bottle of red. I have no...More

Thank Charlotte C
RuddingPark, The Rudding Park Team at Clocktower Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write your review after dining with us at the Clocktower restaurant. We are pleased to hear that you appreciated the overall quality of the food, however, we were disappointed that the way the Bearnaise sauce was...More

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Captain M M
3 June 2017|
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Response from Jeff W | Reviewed this property |
I arrived by uni cycle difficulties carrying my date on my shoulders! I got parked without issue! 😉
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Barbara S
3 April 2017|
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Response from RuddingPark | Property representative |
Dear Barbara Thank you for your question please visit our website where you will be able to view sample menus of both our restaurants, Clocktower and Horto. We hope to welcome you to Rudding Park very soon Kind... More
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Steve R
13 September 2016|
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Response from Dominic F | Reviewed this property |
No dress code but it's a restaurant that I like to dress smart but comfortable
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$66 - US$79
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 01:00
Monday
08:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 01:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:00
Friday
08:00 - 01:00
Saturday
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel Rudding Park, Follifoot, Harrogate HG3 1JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate  >  Follifoot
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 871350
  • E-mail
Description
2AA Rosette Clocktower Restaurant, is set within 4 Red Star Rudding Park Hotel in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Dine in the restaurant underneath the striking pink glass chandelier, relax in the bright and airy conservatory alongside the 400 year-old olive tree or enjoy a drink at the bar. Clocktower Restaurant, considered to be one of the best places to eat in Harrogate, features a large terrace, perfect for alfresco dining on a sunny day or summer picnics with the family. Clocktower Bar is open all day everyday.
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