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The Lavender Rooms

16 Market Place, Knaresborough HG5 8AG, England
+44 1423 860555
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (35 reviews)
“sandwiches” (55 reviews)
“cake” (31 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
16 Market Place, Knaresborough HG5 8AG, England
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1 - 10 of 294 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here Friday, 5th April, attended after recommendation from local shopkeeper. We had the afternoon tea for two, cost of £13.50. There was a choice of 2 from 6 different sandwich fillings, on white or brown bread, our 2 choices both had deep fillings....More

2  Thank Chelseamanc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely lunch here with my friends, we all had different meals, I went for the savoury cream tea and home made soup and it was delicious! My friend opted for the tuna and cheese melt and said it was delicious too. The staff...More

1  Thank Helen N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I only wanted a snack so we both ordered scrambled egg on toast, my wife opted for tomato bread and I chose wholemeal bread, a nice pot of tea for two was served very quickly followed shortly by the scrambled eggs. The...More

1  Thank Neil1953
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stale bread, dirty toilets, half a cup of coffee. Asked for a recommendation in the street and was recommended here!!

1  Thank Schalke51
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Group of four visiting Knaresborough - needed a break after walking up from riverside. Excellent tea shop - old chemist. Don't let the appearance put you off - good shop downstairs with tea room upstairs. I had bakewell tart ... absolutely magnificent.

1  Thank Evobish
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We visited for afternoon tea for my birthday. The food was lovely. The portions huge (Yorkshire) sized, we had to take a doggy bag. Would definitely visit again.

2  Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 28 December 2017

It is usually my habit to only write reviews of my positive experiences on tripadvisor but on this occasion I feel compelled to break my rule. I visited the Lavender Rooms today with my family for a lunchtime meal and initially all was well. We...More

5  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Called in this late November day for lunch. Had enjoyed a good walk around riverside area and then back in to town. Some of eateries were not serving food and we fancied something warming and nice yo eat. The outside consists of a several hundred...More

1  Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Charming cafe with traditional ambience. Lovely service. Tea for Two looked great value, however serving 'speciality' teas via a tea bag doesn't quite do it. The cappuccino sadly arrived very tepid and the gluten free ground rice cake with honey & lemon could have a...More

2  Thank Sara H
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We stopped here for lunch during a fly by visit to see the beautiful view of the river. It looks very quaint from the outside and the history behind the building is very interesting. Downstairs is a sweet shop and upstairs is the small cafe....More

2  Thank Claudstar
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Response from Barbara P | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Market Place, Knaresborough HG5 8AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Knaresborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 860555
Description
A warm welcome awaits you in the Lavender Rooms where you can relax and enjoy a break in an atmosphere full of Olde Worlde Charm.
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