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SO! Bar and Eats

££ - £££, British,
1 Silver Street, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8AJ, England
+44 1423 863202
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, British, Pub, American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1 Silver Street, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8AJ, England
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Service verrrry slow. First two choices not available. Waitress recommended chicken curry which was excellent. Wife's Asian chicken salad very bland.More

Thank Laurie M
robert t, Owner at SO! Bar and Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Hi Laurie Thanks for the excellent comments over the indian chicken. We are sorry the visit to us was a bit average and let us apologize that two our your choices on the specials were not available, sadly that was because this was the last...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Had lunch here yesterday with friends, what a lovely surprise, great food, good service, nice drinks, wished we could have stayed for the music which started at 7pm, but seriously I would love to come back!More

Thank wendyinafrica
robert t, Owner at SO! Bar and Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Hi Guys Thanks so much for your lovely comments, we will pass on your comments to the site. Please make a date to come and see the music, we have some really talented people on a Sunday night. We tend to post whos on, on...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We popped in here for a meal on a Monday night. Our only 2 other choices available was the fish and chip shop next door and the Spice Merchant (Indian). It would seem that a Monday night is limited for places to eat in the...More

Thank Linda C
robert t, Owner at SO! Bar and Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Hi Linda Thanks for your lovely comments reference the service and the ribs we will pass these on to the guys. Really sorry that you didnt enjoy the SO! lamb. As i am sure you can guess from its name SO! lamb its our signature...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017

We were just in Knaresborough for the day and decided to stop in for a quick bite. I am gluten and dairy intolerant and on slimming world so can be a challenge so I was really pleased to see so many things I could have....More

Thank leannec1984
robert t, Owner at SO! Bar and Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Hi Guys Thanks so much for the great comments we do try to be a little different and offer choice for a lot of dietary requirements. Come back and see us soon and have a pud this time!! the team at SO!

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The same as all So bars it was on the expensive side for what you get. If you want value for money i suggest weatherspoons down the roadMore

Thank hindmarshrob15146
robert t, Owner at SO! Bar and Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Hi There Many thanks for your review. Really sorry that you don't feel we offer value for money its not a theme we get much of in reviews. You don't appear unhappy with our product or service so let me highlight a few offers etc...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

The food is really interesting and of good quality. The menu is varied and is good value. We have been here for lunch many times and only marked down overall rating because of the state of the lounge area. Carpet, sofas and decor in desperate...More

1  Thank JARYED
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This place offers the widest selection of GF and vegetarian food in knaresborough. I eat here regularly with friends and family. It can get very busy in the evening particularly fri and sat so booking is essential but great service, food and wine!

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 18 May 2017

always nice food, expensive for a pint of lager. good service overall, visited here over 10 times and never had a bad experience

Thank taylorlad1998
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I can honestly say this is one of the most impressive gluten free menu's that I have ever had to choose from. I was stumped. Spoiled for choice!! I double checked and they only cook gluten free foods in their fryer on site so chips...More

1  Thank HolidayHappy6
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Trendy bar in centre of town. Reasonable menu with a few interesting dishes (Korean surf and turf) which wasn't at all bad. Good selection of beers lagers etc but overall comfortable with a good buzz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Silver Street, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate  >  Knaresborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 863202
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SO! bar and eats is knaresboroughs award winning busiest bar and kitchen. Offering a relaxed and informal diniing and drinking experience. Its perfect for the general foodie looking for something new to try, to groups of friends out for some nibbles and wine.We offer an inventive, eclectic and more importantly delicious and extensive menu to suit all tastes and occasions not to mention being known as the best place to drink in town
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