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Major changes as Harrogate indie bar-restaurant reopens

An independent Harrogate restaurant has reopened after refurbishment in its very own fightback against the influx of chain restaurants in the town.

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An example of an ASK Italian restaurant.

Review: How good is Harrogate's new ASK Italian restaurant?

Despite its high recognition factor in the UK dining out scene, it's been pretty clear for a while that ASK Italian had to make changes - and its new Harrogate restaurant shows it's doing just that.
Simon Colgan, co-owner of Harrogate's Blues Bar.

Harrogate bar is shortlisted for top UK award in London

One of Harrogate's best-loved bars is in the running in London for a top UK prize.

Yorkshire Meatball Co owners David and Gareth Atkinson.

Harrogate indie restaurant in fightback against 'chains'

An independent Harrogate restaurant is set to change its concept over the next coming months in a fightback against the heavy influx of chain restaurants in the town and wider region.
A Bryon burger.

Burgers and Vocation beer make perfect pair at Byron in Harrogate

A new Harrogate eaterie linked up with Vocation brewery for an exclusive craft beer event.

Cheers! Harrogate International  Festivals chief executive Sharon Canavar samples the new cocktail with West Park Hotel manager Nathan George.

Fabulous at 50! Harrogate International Festivals gets its own cocktail

The West Park Hotel has marked its new partnership with Harrogate International Festivals with the launch of a Fabulous Festival Fifty cocktail to celebrate the Festival’s 50th anniversary.

The team at Norse restaurant in Harrogate.

Harrogate restaurant uses airline technology to help diners

You wouldn’t think that there are many similarities between running a restaurant and say a train company or an airline, but one restaurant in Yorkshire is changing that in a small way.

Oz Clarke who is appearing at Harrogate International Festivals.

Oz Clarke on Festival music show and his favourite Harrogate bar

He says James May needs to be kept on a tight leash, that a lot of people lock up their sons rather than their daughters when he arrives in town and his happiest place in the world is a one of Harrogate's most famous bars, that Oz Clarke is still a bit of a devil.

Vocation brewery's Heart & Soul beer.

New to Harrogate - burgers, fries and a world craft beer exclusive

A brand new Harrogate restaurant linked up with Vocation brewery for an exclusive craft beer event.

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Daleside's head brewer, Craig Witty.

Cheers to Daleside's brand new beer for summer

It was one of the first new-style independent breweries established in North Yorkshire but this week saw Daleside make quite a departure with the launch of a new beer.

Roosters craft beer brewery  - Commercial manager Tom Fozard and head brewer Oliver Fozard.

Exciting open day at craft beer brewery in Knaresborough

It sounds like a match made in heaven - a link-up between one of North Yorkshire’s most popular craft beer micro-breweries run by two charismatic brothers and one of Harrogate’s s most popular craft beer bars.

An example of an ASK restaurant coming to Harrogate.

Restaurant rush! Harrogate's 2nd new eaterie of week to open

The second new restaurant of the week in Harrogate is to be launched as the 5 Albert Street building nears the point of beings completely completed - except for Everyman cinema, of course.

A classic Byron burger. (Picture by Paul Winch-Furness)

Latest new restaurant opens in Harrogate

The last of the restaurants and cafes at Harrogate town centre’s biggest development for years are starting to open.

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Horto @ Rudding Park Hotel is open for dinner Tuesday to Saturday.

Exclusive - inside Harrogate's new (and adventurous) restaurant

Prepare to be surprised. Horto may be based in Harrogate but this new pop-up restaurant in the luxurious Rudding Park Hotel is set to offer that rarest of local phenomena for its summer run - food as theatre.
Harrogate has become a real centre of craft beer bars.

Indie revolution update: New bar opens in Harrogate

Harrogate's transformation into a major craft beer town has been emphasised by the opening of another new bar.

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070616   Some of the Bettys and Taylors Corgi biscuits they have made to celebrate the Queens 90th birthday . (GL1010/33b)

Man bites dog thanks to Harrogate tea room’s royal birthday biscuit

They’re no strangers to creating specialities fit for a queen, but the latest royal offering from the bakers at Bettys in Harrogate has a distinctly four-legged flavour.

Colin and Janet Kaye, managers of Bondgate Fisheries in Ripon, will be raising money for charity on National Fish & Chip Day tomorrow. (S)

Ripon chippie to raise charity funds on Fish and Chip Day

A Ripon business is urging fish and chip lovers to join the rest of the UK to celebrate National Fish & Chip Day tomorrow and to help raise funds to support UK fishermen and their families.

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Boss Burgers featured in Deliveroos Harrogate Top Ten.

Harrogate's Top Ten restaurants & dishes - via Deliveroo

An on-line food delivery service has compiled a top ten of what it says are the most popular restaurants and dishes in Harrogate in its experience - and it makes for interesting reading.

Forget Project Fear! Project Beer will help you decide how to vote

Forget Project Fear! Project Beer will help you decide how to vote

If Project Fear has left you cold, perhaps you really ought to seek enlightenment and refreshment from Project Beer?

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Owner Paul Rawlinson and the staff at Norse/Baltzersens in Harrogate.

Harrogate restaurant's 50-course meal at Leeds Indie Food fest

It's only three days to the launch of this year's Leed Indie Food Festival and a daring Harrogate restaurant is preparing for one of the highlights of this feast of food which runs from May 13-30.

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