The Woodlands Hotel on Wetherby Road is being considered for investment by Star Pubs and Bars who are advertising for a food focused operator to partner with them.
The Board Inn (Enterprise, closed 2017) is now up for sale by auction (5th December, 3pm) with a guide price of £395k, following approval of its planning application to convert the existing pub, bed and breakfast and manager's flat to form a public house, three flats and four houses (19/01383/FUL).
The Castle Inn (Enterprise) is closed again.
The future of The Golden Lion (Greene King) on Allhallowgate is looking uncertain.
The Lamb and Flag is being considered for investment by Star Pubs and Bars.
The Navigation (Enterprise) has reopened following refurbishment.
South Lodge is being considered for a ‘transformational refurbishment’ by Star Pubs and Bars.
Other towns and villages
The Bay Horse Inn at Goldsborough has re-opened with Mark and Clare Oglesby, owners of Goldsborough Hall, now leasing the pub from Enterprise. Chez La Vie owner and chef Tony Fulford is running the kitchen at the Bay Horse, whilst his former business 'Chez La Vie @ The Nelson' at Hampsthwaite is closed.
At The Three Horseshoes in Killinghall (Punch), Dynamic Capital Killinghall Ltd have submitted a planning application (19/04606/FUL) to Harrogate Borough Council to demolish the pub and build a convenience store and four two-bedroom apartments above the store. Over 83% of local residents supported the proposal in a pre-planning consultation.
The Lamb Inn at Rainton which closed in January, is up for sale with ‘development potential, subject to planning’.
At The Scotts Arms in Sicklinghall (Punch) planning permission for two dwellings has been approved by Harrogate Borough Council (19/03625/FUL).
Hambleton Brewery in Melmerby are hosting a New Year’s Eve brewery tour on 31st December, 2-4pm. Places are limited so if you wish to attend, please book your place early, price £12.50.
Harrogate Brewing Co taproom opens for the last time with Anton & Sarah in charge on Saturday December 7th with live electronica music from Horse Head Stetson, food from Triffik's and the usual great selection on beers brewed on site. A new team is taking over the brewery in January.
Turning Point Brewery have now started brewing at the old Rooster's Brewing site in Knaresborough. They are opening the brewery to the public on 6th/7th December.
The following is the complete list of clubs serving real ale which have recently been surveyed and all welcome Camra visitors on production of a valid Camra membership card:-
Bilton WMC – Daleside Old Legover only.
Boroughbridge Social Club – Camerons Strongarm, John Smith's Cask and one changing beer e.g. Copper Dragon.
Harlow Hill Club (Otley Road) – Tetley Bitter plus one changing beer.
Harrogate Conservative Club – Tetley Bitter only.
Harrogate Londesborough Club (Club of the Year) – Morland Old Speckled Hen, and one changing beer, either Theakston Old Peculier (from the wood!) or another Morland beer.
Knaresborough WMC – Theakston Best, sometimes Old Peculier (and fantastic views from beer balcony).
The Oatlands formerly Oatlands Mount Club – Daleside Old Legover, Rooster's Yankee and Tetley Bitter.
Pateley Club (Pateley Bridge) - Theakston Best Bitter plus one changing beer in summer, e.g. Timothy Taylor.
Starbeck Conservative Unionist Working Mens Club – two changing beers.
St Robert's Club (Robert Street, Harrogate) - a regular Black Sheep variety only.
Harrogate Cricket Club – Black Sheep Baa Baa and Tetley Bitter plus one changing ale, often including a second Black Sheep variety.
Harrogate Golf Club – Wainwright plus one changing beer.
Harrogate RUFC - Black Sheep Best Bitter plus one changing beer from Greene King.
Knaresborough Golf Club – Theakston Lightfoot plus one changing beer.
Masham Golf Club - Theakston Best Bitter only.
Oakdale Golf Club (Duchy) – Tetley Bitter plus one/two changing beers.
Pannal Golf Club – Theakston Best Bitter plus one changing beer.
Ripon City Golf Club - Timothy Taylor's Golden Best and Theakston Best Bitter plus a changing ale, usually Morland.
Rudding Park Golf Club – Rooster's Highway 51 only.