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Riverside Cafe

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23A Waterside, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8DE, England
+44 1423 546759
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Riverside on a friend's recommendation. The scones had just come out of the oven and served with raspberry jam were delicious. We sat outside in the sunshine with views of the river and viaduct. The staff were friendly and the service was excellent.

Thank Lynne S
Leeds, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We go to the Riverside cafe every time we visit Knaresborough. The service is always good and the staff are very friendly. Plenty of seats outside where you can watch the world go by and have a laugh at the amount of people who can't quite get to grips with how to use the oars on the rowing boats. The... More 

Thank chzeanne
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Prompt and polite service, and a lovely coffee in the sunshine. Toasted sandwiches looked good too. Plenty of tables and seats available.

Thank Supergran11birch
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been to The Riverside Cafe at Knaresborough quite a few times. I have never been disapointed with any part of my experience at this place. Great home made, freshly cooked food. If they have the ingredients they will make 'not on menu' requests (even when they are busy). Great coffee, and great staff. Inside and outside tables. What more could... More 

Thank Jackie R
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This bustling cafe is a great find. Friendly staff, great food (snacks and full meals) that is well cooked and well presented; all at reasonable prices. Definitely plan on going back.

1 Thank Clare M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've visited on many occasions and the standards are consistently good ... great coffee, good food, excellent service and just a nice place to while away some time. It's a must if your down by the river!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you once again to Phillip, Tim & staff for a lovely lunch , food and service as always great, after all 11 of us arrived !! See you all soon .

Thank jueclav
Bingley, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks very much for a very pleasant afternoon yesterday for Mother's Day. A party of 11 of us. Very delicious food and hot, considering how busy they were. Great service and very enjoyable eating outside in the sunshine. Will be back again soon.

Thank ricardo1511
Level Contributor
28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent jacket potato with prawns, bacon and tomato sandwich, tea and latte with chocolate brownie and cream to follow! Yum

Thank Elephantintheroom22
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We called in on a Sunday afternoon, a great little place to stop and have dinner, we had two hot cheese sandwiches which came with side salad, coffee was first class, makes a change to find good coffee. Good to see it's dog friendly, a must place to stop if your in knaresborough

1 Thank philrumsey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23A Waterside, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate  >  Knaresborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 546759

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?