Horto Restaurant

“Very modern cooking from the kitchen garden” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

HARROGATE, NORTH YORKSHIRE

Official Rating
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Awards
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  •   Social distancing and safety measures in place
  •   Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
  •   Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
Any dining experiences must be pre-booked. To ensure we can effectively manage social distancing for all our guests, we politely request prompt arrival. Where possible the same table will be allocated to guests for their entire stay.

Our Inspector's View

Restaurants where the gardener gets equal billing with the chef are rare beasts indeed, but that’s the case here at Horto, set in the 300 acres of landscaped gardens and woodland of Rudding Park, a classy spa and golfing hotel. Horto (Latin for 'garden') Restaurant is set within the modern spa area (there's also a separate informal cafe). There's a very trendy feel to the place, staff casually/smartly dressed and service is from the restaurant team and chefs combined. There are some very modern skills and techniques at play here. The flavour combinations are quite simple and clean, but there's fantastic clarity, depth of flavour and execution. Ample ingredients are used from the local area, but also truly from the kitchen garden.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

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3 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
Horto Restaurant
Rudding Park, Follifoot, HARROGATE, HG3 1JH
Phone : 01423 871350

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 45
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Dinner served from: 7
  • Dinner served until: 8.30
Food and Drink
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 68
  • Cuisine style: Modern British
  • Vegetarian menu

About The area

Discover North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire, with its two National Parks and two designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is England’s largest county and one of the most rural. This is prime walking country, from the heather-clad heights of the North York Moors to the limestone country that is so typical of the Yorkshire Dales – a place of contrasts and discoveries, of history and legend.

The coastline offers its own treasures, from the fishing villages of Staithes and Robin Hood Bay to Scarborough, one time Regency spa and Victorian bathing resort. In the 1890s, the quaint but bustling town of Whitby provided inspiration for Bram Stoker, who set much of his novel, Dracula, in the town. Wizarding enthusiasts head to the village of Goathland, which is the setting for the Hogwarts Express stop at Hogsmeade station in the Harry Potter films.

York is a city of immense historical significance. It was capital of the British province under the Romans in AD 71, a Viking settlement in the 10th century, and in the Middle Ages its prosperity depended on the wool trade. Its city walls date from the 14th century and are among the finest in Europe. However, the gothic Minster, built between 1220 and 1470, is York’s crowning glory.

 

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