New openings of eateries in Harrogate as public responds positively to relaxed rules

Independent pizzeria Pizza Social in Harrogate town centre has outdoors seating.Independent pizzeria Pizza Social in Harrogate town centre has outdoors seating.
Independent pizzeria Pizza Social in Harrogate town centre has outdoors seating.
The relaxation of lockdown has been triggered a wave of new eateries and cafes in Harrogate.

Far from being cautious, the Harrogate public have come back out in force in the bright but, sometimes, chilly sunshine to retail areas such as Cambridge Street, Oxford Street, James Street, Beulah Street, Commercial Street and Station Parade, in particular.

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Harrogate Business Improvement District (BID) chair Sara Ferguson said: "It is wonderful seeing Harrogate’s hospitality and retail sectors open again and town beginning to return to normal, with customers browsing shelves, visiting hairdressers, and enjoying a bite to eat and a drink with family and friends.”

So positive has the public response been since the nation reached stage two of the Government's roadmap out of lockdown on April 12, the reopening of Harrogate's hospitality sector has been accompanied by the opening of the following:

Pizza Social

4 Oxford Buildings, Mount Parade, Harrogate

This independent pizzeria with outdoors seating is located next door to craft beer bar North Bar.

Pizza Social says it offers freshly-made sourdough pizzas using only 19-year-old sourdough with a long fermentation process - with plenty of vegan options and drinks - for pre-orders, takeaways and tables - when allowed to and strictly in accordance with Government restrictions.

Grancy's cafe

11 Station Parade, Harrogate

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Located just along from Saint Michaels' Hospice charity shop on Station Parade, Grancy's specialises in Hungarian cuisine, delicious burgers and Hungarian specials - whether that's for breakfast or lunch.

Les Bons Bons

Beulah Street, Harrogate

Offering sweets and small confections. food and coffee, the finishing touches of this colourful new eaterie were only being applied this week.

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