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Riverside Cafe

23A Waterside, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8DE, England
+44 1423 546759
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (22 reviews)
“scones” (21 reviews)
“ice cream” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
23A Waterside, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8DE, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Read about this place on Trip Advisor so popped in for a quick bite. Friendly service and decent sized bit of delicious chocolate brownie and a flavoured latte. Sat outside and enjoyed hearing the water - very pleasant

Thank Alastair M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our way back from a visit & came across this cafe it was delightful. We choose a "meal deal" of homemade soup sandwich & chips. The food had been locally sourced & was freshly cooked. The price was £9:50 including a flat...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stroll in Knaresborough yesterday. I'm local, know everywhere to go. Keep coming back here as the cakes are second to none. The problem is choosing which one. Opted today for freshly made Malteser Cake with fresh cream. Simply gorgeous!!! Friendly fun service. Oh and the...More

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch last Saturday. I love my burgers and I've tried many places around knaresborough but although this place advertises that they do homemade burgers I'd never had the chance to try it. I'm very glad I did! Lovely homemade burger with a...More

Thank flashsam7267
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very busy when we arrived but very quick and friendly service from from a tiny kitchen area which seems to run very efficiently.

Thank DandJMurton
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We regularly stop for coffee and a snack on Sunday morning. Staff are always friendly and welcoming. Good quality coffee and tea with good value snacks and breakfast items. Lovely views of the river and good outside seating area and very accommodating for dogs.

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Went here today as Marigolds (opposite) new menu did not appeal. Very surprised at how good this place was as I thought the reviews were from friends or family ! I had jacket potato with chilli, hubby had Stilton beef burger. Great good, couldn't fault...More

Thank Sheel52
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Cannot review food or service really as place did not open at 9.30 as advertised. Asked staff as they arrived and said 10 mins so walk up and down river for 10 mins.. sat down at tables outside young lady came out gave us menu......More

4  Thank stizzmeister
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We visited as a family group of 7 twice in the day, the first simply for coffee, which we took inside, then later after a walk along the river side returning for lunch at the outside tables. On both occasions the service was fast, efficient...More

Thank thomas g
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Riverside Café is small, so I was glad I made a reservation for lunch for our group of 7 (4 adults, 3 kids). In our group were three dairy-allergic and one gluten- and dairyallergic. Non of these allergies were a problem, as almost everything was...More

Thank gerben v
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6 July 2017|
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Response from deerer | Reviewed this property |
Riverside do a wide range of gluten free products including toasties and sandwiches on both white or brown bread hope this helps
30 June 2016|
Response from Yorkshiregirl29 | Reviewed this property |
There is no parking but there are car parks nearby with a short walk along the river or down from town. Not sure about booking tables, it's quite small in inside, also there is outside seating. Hope this helps.
10 April 2016|
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Response from Phil R | Property representative |
as everything is homemade a lot of gluten free meals are available jackets, burgers. chips mayo is gltuen free so coleslaw ice cream is also ask when your there they will tell help you enjoy !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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