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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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08:00 - 01:00
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As a treat we chose to have lunch at the Clocktower. It was a beautiful day and we were seated in the conservatory, which was very pleasent with doors open and a cooling breeze passing through. The staff were very attentive and there seemed to lots of them! Different staff taking orders and bringing the different courses. I did feel... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely dinner and friendly service. We originally booked for 830 but managed to change to 730 with no problem. Waitresses all friendly and food amazing. I recommend the duck starter and steak for main!

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Thank Lauren1231
York, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were on a return visit to this restaurant having been so impressed on our first visit.However it was like visiting a different place.The service was chaotic and the food not at the level I would expect bearing in mind the price.Overcooked fish is a no no.We chose not to make a huge fuss as we were with friends who... More 

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Thank Saanma2015
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant has a very nice layout with conservatory that looks out onto the grounds. The food is delicious on both menu's, very good quality and is presented to an excellent standard!

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

...and we were so looking forward to our return visit to this restaurant after our experience in 2016. Food disappointing, service lamentable. Starters were fine and then we had an exceptionally long wait for the main courses to arrive. The fish was overcooked, the sauce claggy, the potatoes warm and soggy rather rather hot and fresh. However what really had... More 

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Goole, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous food and lovely friendly staff. Had dinner, breakfast and lunch (over 2 days) and was not disappointed with any meal. Highly recommended and can't wait to go back and sample the chocolate mousse again!

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Thank Debbie H
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having decided on a little birthday treat my husband and I booked afternoon tea at Rudding Park 5 star hotel, however we left feeling like we had been ripped off! On being seated we were greeted by a member of staff who had no idea what the sandwiches were. We were only given a choice of loose leaf tea when... More 

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1 Thank Lynette W
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So first impression was clientele all Middle Aged business types with a large expense account' but atmosphere was pleasantly surprising in reality all very pleasant! The Staff were excellent very helpful without the standard teeth sucking student types attitude' Thumbs up there!! The menu was of local produce in the main don't think the lemon soul that I ordered was... More 

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Thank Jeff W
RuddingPark, The Rudding Park Team at Clocktower Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for dining with us at the Clocktower restaurant at Rudding Park, and for taking the time to write your lovely review. Glad to see you enjoyed your evening if not your date, and what a lovely place to bring them, if they don't meet your expectations then find someone who does. No.... you're right we didn't... More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent choice of food, lovely atmosphere & attentive staff. Always nice to try different types of food that you wouldnt normally go for. Had a crumpet with wild mushrooms & a crispy hen egg for starters - wow ! Was so tasty.

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Thank tracy1992
RuddingPark, The Rudding Park Team at Clocktower Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for dining with us at the Clocktower restaurant at Rudding Park, and for taking the time to write your lovely review. Crumpet with crispy hen egg and mushroom sounds delicious and very adventurous it was fantastic to see how you enjoyed it, and your your visit....and if that was for starters what did you have for... More 

Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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360 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The decor is lovely The old was a 7.5 out of 10 The staff though are 10-10 amazing Staff were so friendly and helpful The bread is one of the best points about this restaurant.. bursting with flavour!

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Thank BenBamforth
RuddingPark, The Rudding Park Team at Clocktower Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for dining with us at the Clocktower restaurant at Rudding Park, and for taking the time to write your lovely review. The team are all so happy that you found their service to be 10 out of 10. We all work hard in delivering the best possible service to our guests at all times and its... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$64 - US$76
Cuisine
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?