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The Union

Calcutt, Knaresborough, Harrogate, England
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (15 reviews)
“chicken club” (4 reviews)
“peas” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calcutt, Knaresborough, Harrogate, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the morning at the Harrogate Flower show and decided we fancied a more relaxing lunch than was on offer, so we escaped from the show ground and landed up at the Union in Knaresborough by chance. Luck was with us as we had...More

Thank Crowstone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mid-week lunches for £4.50 !!? What's the catch? None as far as I could see. Table service in a recently decorated room. Generous portions of tasty hot food served within 10 minutes by Diane, who was welcoming and chatty. Plenty of parking and only a...More

Thank Derek S
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I decided to take my parents here for Sunday lunch, as mum used to come here years ago and loved it so we thought we would give it a try again. We ordered 3 Sunday dinners, 1 pork, 1 chicken and 1 of all 3...More

3  Thank Sam E
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Would recommend as it serves lunch until 5pm compared to most pubs in knaresbourough who close at 2.30

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We often eat here and have never been let down by the food or the staff service has always been great and they have always made us welcome

Thank Roy N
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Have visited pub previously but tonight had 2 hunters chicken and bottle of Hardy's Chardonnay for £20 then strawberry and clotted cream tower and ice cream to die for extra charge. Well kept beer and very friendly service. The food was superb in quality quantity...More

Thank golfjon
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here last sunday, the food was absolutely gorgeous! All perfectly cooked. Having been the the Smiths Arms in Beckwithshaw the previous week I was a little sceptical visiting The Union. The Smiths Arms has lovely decor and seating (unfortunately much nicer than the...More

Thank Rachael W
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We decided to call in for lunch on our way to Knaresborough. The menu is very reasonable and lots of choices. Two courses for £6.50 make it very reasonable but obviously the price point means the ingredients will reflect that. I chose arancini to start....More

1  Thank theharrogatelady
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The headline sums up my review nicely. The Union is somewhere we like to pop in after a wee walk in the summer from where we live. The beer garden is fantastic and offers views over the cricket ground. We've always been warmly welcomed and...More

Thank PDogBeerHound
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The Union is real - a proper pub pub - don't expect to get designer decor or cocktails but do expect to be amazed by the wonderful service and banter. The food is good and the prices too but it is Diane who is the...More

2  Thank tinacatling
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calcutt, Knaresborough, Harrogate, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Harrogate  >  Knaresborough
Traditional English pub
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