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Best Sunday Lunch in Harrogate

Best Sunday Lunch in Harrogate

You’ll be hard-pressed to find a better place to spend a Sunday than in Harrogate, and there’s no better option than a Sunday Lunch in Harrogate, trust us. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most renowned dining spots in Harrogate to do just that. Whether you’re filling your boots with all the classics or want to experiment with your choice of Sunday dining, Harrogate’s got you covered.

After all the food on offer, you might want to take a dip in their famous mineral-rich spring water at the Harrogate Turkish Baths or enjoy a leisurely stroll through the beautiful spa town and soak in the scenery.

Hotel Du Vin, Harrogate - Sunday lunch, roast beef

Hotel Du Vin

Hotel du Vin is the perfect place to begin exploring the charming, laid-back culture of Harrogate, which has twice been voted the “happiest place to live in the UK.” Whether it’s a family reunion, a landmark occasion, or just an excuse to pamper yourself, Sunday lunch often has a unique air about it. There is always food to celebrate in a relaxed setting at Harrogate’s Bistro du Vin.

11 Prospect Pl, Harrogate HG1 1LB – 01423 608121

Coach and Horses Harrogate - interior

Coach and Horses

A historic gastro-pub in the heart of Harrogate. The Coach & Horses has long been considered a local institution.

The Provenance Collection, an award-winning group of hotels and inns in Yorkshire, lovingly restored every last detail. Extra care was taken during the renovation to pay respect to the pub’s fascinating history while also bringing in a touch of modernity. The Sunday roast menu at The Coach and Horses makes for the ideal way to finish the weekend.

16 West Park, Harrogate HG1 1BJ – 01423 789777 

Three's A Crowd Harrogate restaurant interior 1 spring 2022

Three’s A Crowd

Serving absolute quality British food using only the finest ingredients, Three’s A Crowd invites everyone to come and have a taste of their rotating menu and curated wine list. Dogs are welcome too!

Favourites include their Wye Valley asparagus with parmesan custard, marmite, and pickled shallots, followed by a selection of the finest meats served with roasties, a Yorkshire pud, sweet-baked seasonal veg and lashings of homemade gravy. Indulge in warm pistachio and olive oil cake with macerated summer strawberries and wash it all down with a tart Slingsby rhubarb gin and tonic.

11 West Park, Harrogate, HG1 1BL – 01423 391459

Sunday Lunch in Harrogate - Westpark hotel

The West Park Hotel

“From field to fork we can trace our products every step of the way”. Well, it doesn’t get much better than that now does it? If that alone doesn’t entice you into the doors of the West Park, one of the finest spots for a Sunday lunch in Harrogate, then perhaps some of these offerings from their AA Rosette-awarded kitchen might.

A fantastic chicken & black pudding terrine with homemade fruit chutney and toasted sourdough. Followed by a cracking roast dinner, sirloin of beef with creamy horseradish and Yorkshire pud – plus all the usual veg trimmings, of course. If you’re feeling sweet, finish it all with some of Yorkshire’s finest rhubarb in a delicious posset.

The West Park Hotel, 19 West Park, Harrogate, HG1 1BJ – 01423 524471

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Carters Champagne Bar & Grill at the Majestic Hotel

You would be hard pressed finding a more impressive looking building than the Majestic Hotel, set on eight beautiful acres of landscaped gardens, just a short walk from the centre. The tastefully decorated Carter’s Champagne Bar and Grill serves up a Sunday lunch menu boasting seasonal local produce. And bottomless Yorkshire puddings!

Sunday Lunch in Harrogate - Square and Compass

The Square and Compass

You can find The Square and Compass right at the centre of the beautiful quaint village of North Rigton. The perfect spot for a picturesque Sunday lunch in Harrogate. Of which, The Square and Compass pride themselves on serving one of the best roasts around.

With the classic options, corn fed chicken breast, fall of the bone lamb, salt-roasted pork loin or beef sirloin. They’ve even got a brilliant lentil and cashew nut roast. All of which can be enjoyed with all of the best seasonally available trimmings and a giant homemade Yorkshire pudding.

Rigton Hill, North Rigton, Leeds LS17 0DJ – 01423 733031

Sunday lunch in Harrogate - Pine Marten

The Pine Marten

The Pine Marten is proud of its ‘Sensational Sundays’, and let us tell you, it lives up to the name. The Pine Marten pride themselves on their famous Sunday Roasts, of which you can choose from five fantastically fresh options; 21 day-aged roast beef, juicy roast chicken, roast pork belly with crackling and stuffing wrapped in bacon. Or if you can’t choose don’t worry you don’t have to, enjoy all three in their trio of roasts.

Loaded with all the trimmings you love, smoked beef dripping roast potatoes, sautéed fresh vegetables and homemade Yorkshire puds! Vegetarians can also enjoy a delightful fig & dolcelatte roast!

Otley Rd, Beckwith Knowle, Harrogate, HG3 1UE – 01423 709999

Shoulder of Mutton Harrogate - Best Sunday Lunch in Harrogate

Shoulder of Mutton

Looking for that authentic village pub experience and a delicious Sunday lunch in Harrogate? Look no further than Shoulder of Mutton, whose arms are open waiting for you to kick back and relax in their original country pub charm.

Drink any one of their range of craft ales, spirits, and ciders. Or wolf down some of their Sunday favourites, with your choice of beef sirloin or honey roast ham roast dinner. Or try their namesake ‘Shoulder of Mutton’, braised Masham lamb served with a mint and redcurrant gravy with rich dauphinoise potatoes and seasonal vegetables. Stop dribbling and get yourself down.

Main St, Kirkby Overblow, Harrogate, HG3 1HD – 01423 871205

Fat Badger Takeaway Harrogate

The Fat Badger

The Fat Badger lauds itself on being “the embodiment of the Old English character” but without the regular stuffy trappings of tradition. Sitting in such a beautiful Georgian property, this AA Rosette-awarded kitchen is serving up some of the best choices for a Sunday lunch in Harrogate.

They have all your classic dishes; a fantastic Sunday roast with a constantly changing selection of seasonal sides ensuring no Sunday is the same. Or swerve the traditional and opt for anything from their fantastic Sunday menu, their homemade fish cake with soft poached eggs and steamed greens covered in a dill & lemon butter sauce goes down a treat with all seafood lovers.

Cold Bath Rd, Harrogate, HG2 0NF – 01423 505681


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