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The Frenchgate Restaurant & Hotel
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Frenchgate Hotel for one night in April 2014.
We decided to book a room based on previous reviews on Trip Advisor; the hotel definately lived up to its reputation!
The hotel is gorgeous, the room was clean and stylishly furnished.
The staff were extremely helpful and made our stay very comfortable.
We ate our evening meal in the restaurant and had one of the best meals we've had in a long time. Breakfast was delicious too.
I would definately recommend this hotel for a stay in Richmond.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

This was a last minute booking.
Managed to park right outside the hotel. The owner showed me to my room, which was the single but a lovely well appointed room and bathroom. Not the biggest hotel room I have ever stayed in but had everything I needed.
Very disappointed to learn that the hotel restaurant was closed as I had heard good things about it. The hotel owner recommended 3 restaurants - sadly as it was a Sunday night one was closed, also on checking one has a '0' rating food hygiene score - luckily I found that out before visiting Rustique. In the end I ate at the Italian just around the corner which was absolutely fine. When I returned to the hotel I pointed out the hygiene rating to the hotel owner - he was surprised. This is a recent score too. Hopefully he will not be recommending them again unless they vastly improve.
It was great to have free wifi in the room and the main hotel area - something that larger hotels need to look at - Marriott for instance.
For some reason I wasn't over impressed with Richmond and prefer Leyburn.

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Reviewed 16 April 2014

I would not hesitate a recommending the Frenchgate to anyone visiting Richmond and the surrounding area. The hotel is immaculate, the staff warm, friendly and attentive and its on the loveliest street in the town. It was perfect for our weekend away from work and the kids...just wish it had lasted longer! Thank you to all the folk at the Frenchgate.

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Reviewed 13 April 2014

The Frenchgate was a great place to stay, comfortable, cosy and very welcoming. Huge double bed, oodles of bath/hair toiletries, and a lovely breakfast next morning-couldn't want more (except a swimming pool!)

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Reviewed 12 April 2014

Great Food
Great Room
Great Hospitality
This is a quirky hotel(size location style mix) which is expensive but worth it. My second stay but not my last I hope. Great place as a break in the middle of a coast-to-coast walk or for a romantic long weekend.

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Reviewed 10 April 2014

This was the second time in the restaurant for us & the service is so personalised & friendly. It was our first stay at the hotel & we felt royally indulged. We're just sorry that it was such a rushed weekday stay.

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Reviewed 7 April 2014

Fantastic location, Richmond is beautiful, as was the food served in the quaint 8 table restaurant. Would definitely recommend for a weekend or evening away.
Staff were very helpful and pleasant upon arrival all the way through to departure.

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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Frenchgate Restaurant & Hotel

Address: 59-61 Frenchgate, Richmond DL10 7AE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Richmond
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Richmond
Price Range: £109 - £244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Frenchgate Restaurant & Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The quality of food and menus at the Frenchgate reflect the passion and enthusiasm of the staff. Care is taken to source ingredients locally wherever possible and all our food is all prepared to order. Start with a selection of homemade breads, starters of hand dived scallops, Whitby white crab or carpaccio of local beef, then maybe a loin of Yorkshire lamb together with a confit of shoulder, a fillet of pan roasted halibut cooked to perfection, local game or one of our delicious vegetarian options. Our bar and wine lists match the quality and value of our food. Choose from our superb house recommendations or unique “wine flight” to classic and unusual new world offerings. As well as a range of fine spirits and liqueurs befitting the independent and non corporate feel of The Frenchgate, you can also enjoy a range of both local bottle conditioned ales, and imported beers from around the world. ... more   less 
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