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Marigolds Cafe

23 Waterside | HG5 8DE, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8DE, England
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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23 Waterside | HG5 8DE, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8DE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a coffee after a walk along the river. Nice day so sat on stools outside. Lovely setting. Some cafes in such good locations charge over the odds and don't care about the quality or service. This is not the case here. Friendly staff,good...More

Thank FynnNorthYorkshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for lunch whilst visiting friends in Harrogate, it was fantastic, the food arrived piping hot, the view was amazing and the staff were professional but friendly. The food was good quality and we were asked if everything was okay. The gentleman who...More

Thank tiggerNotts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to agree with other reviews here - truly terrible! My partner and I ordered food and drinks here. Although the panini was fine, the chowder was poor and arrived cold. The menu stated that it should have been served with sourdough bread. Instead,...More

Thank jamesdueeast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for a drink and a treat. I had a latte and a cream tea. It was lovely sitting there with great views of the river and viaduct. Staff were friendly and the prices were average compared to other cafes. Nice place to...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant lunch here at the weekend, made even nicer by the glorious weather and being able to sit outside and watch the world go by on the riverside. Service was friendly, and the prices reasonable for the portion size and quality....More

Thank Mmmwhatsnext
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely late breakfast today..2 sausage sandwiches 1 coffee 1 tea and 1 toasted teacake. All for the sum of about 14 quid.. . Oh and with an extra 50p charge for paying on MasterCard. Food was lovely and the location is sublime. But 4 quid...More

Thank danielvanloo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I visited Knaresborough yesterday and stopped at the waterfront Marigold Cafe for brunch. The place is just lovely! Great location right on the waterfront, stunning views of the river and the Knaresborough Viaduct, and a fantastic place to sit, relax and watch...More

Thank Harlequin33
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We visited on a busy lunchtime, but due to the extensive seating we managed to find a lovely spot overlooking the river ... I'm not sure there's a better location to sit & while away an hour over coffee. The menu is a little limiting...More

Thank Claude102015
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Hot beverage and plain scones with jam and butter - very nice Lovely location which makes this one of the best views in town Entertainment laid on watching people try their best on the rowing boats on the river. We have done it when our...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Fresh scones and a capuccino by rhe water's edge. A delightful experience. The scones were fresh out of the oven and came with ample butter, and jam. They were plain, not fruit, and I overheard someone at a neighbouring table mentioning this fact. It is...More

Thank Gregory T
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Catherine P
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Response from chalkiewhite58 | Reviewed this property |
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7 October 2015|
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Response from Andrew H | Reviewed this property |
I'm nothing to do with the running of the place but they did have plenty of young staff working there so I guess there is a turn over and weekends will be their busiest time so give them a ring and give it a try. Good luck.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Waterside | HG5 8DE, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate  >  Knaresborough
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