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General Tarleton Restaurant

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Boroughbridge Road | Knaresborough Near Harrogate, Ferrensby HG5 0PZ, England
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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274 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Patronised this establishment for many years and never been presented with poor food. The menu is seasonal and changes every few months plus there is a specials menu to keep regulars engaged. The menu caters for all tastes - from the traditional fish and chips to venison and quail. The fish dishes are inventive of sea trout and cod fillet.... More 

Thank Diamond280
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Like many restaurants, can be inconsistent. For many years it was one of our occasional favourites with all the boxes ticked - atmosphere, service and particularly the food, all at reasonable pricing. And then on a special occasion dinner it was a minor ill-served disaster, broadly a result of poor service. It's now a "never again" location because there's so... More 

Thank incomfort
Mirfield, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Three of us had dinner on Sunday evening. We enjoyed pre-dinner drinks in the stylish and comfortable lounge followed by a meal in the restaurant. Starters of bresaola,queen scallops with a cheese topping and king scallops with belly pork and apple were all impeccable. Two of us had hake with spinnach and I had seabass served with pesto on a... More 

Thank Jacksville007
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120 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Went here 2 weeks in a row and had same dish. Chicken liver parfait, pie and pudding. 1st wek was amazing with lush gravy and tasted so yummy we had to go back. Must have been a different chef, most disappointing and the gravy was watery and tasteless, its put me off so i wont rush back.

Thank gorgeouspaula
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Went on a Saturday night for dinner. Loved the feel of the restaurant immediately. The service from start to finish was excellent. All 3 courses were Devine. Not cheap but worth every penny.

Thank mikeyg1809
Manchester, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Having visited before food has always been good, the starters and mains were nice but overall experience was poor. Place is too cold, service slow, no specials offered, desserts horrible and cold coffee all amounted to a disappointing experience - the place lacks overall atmosphere - expected more.

1 Thank Whits1971
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Been to this place a few times but really gone down hill mainly due to poor service. Eating out is about the overall experience and not just the food and based on overall experience this place is poor! Firstly it was cold nothing worse than a cold restaurant - the toilets must be 3 degrees. We were never told about... More 

Thank Nicole W
Selby, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

An imaginative and interesting menu using lots of local produce ,difficult to choose obviously a brilliant chef

Thank LordsofYorkshire
Claire T, Owner at General Tarleton Restaurant, responded to this review

You have made our kitchen team very happy! Thanks for such a great review. More 

Northallerton, United Kingdom
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274 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I really like this restaurant- great parking available and a nice village setting. The staff are always helpful and interested in ones experience. The menu has something for everyone and a super wine list- the Chablis is recommended. The champagne menu is also wonderful. The salmon and moneybags starters are super- nicely presented and good flavours. The lamb and venison... More 

Thank Diamond280
Claire T, Owner at General Tarleton Restaurant, responded to this review

What a lovely review you have given us, thank you! Our team are extremely hard working so it is nice when they are appreciated, not to mention your great comments about our food and wine. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Our 4th visit here overnight stay ,good reception greeting helpful and friendly staff , lights not working in bedroom but seen to straight away ,some friends joined us for evening meal which was as good as ever.Lovely comfy bedroom , no complaints will be back !

Thank christine s
Claire T, Owner at General Tarleton Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments about our staff, and food and I am delighted to hear you will be back, we look forward to seeing you next time. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
British, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boroughbridge Road | Knaresborough Near Harrogate, Ferrensby HG5 0PZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Ferrensby
  • Phone Number: 441423340284

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?