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Re-opened 3rd December under Tier 2 rules.
Five cask ales, including a dark beer. Also a real cider.
Card / contactless payments only.
Open 10am - 10pm.

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Starling Independent Bar Cafe Kitchen

(formerly Starling Independent Beer & Coffee House; Walrus & Carpenter)

47 Oxford Street

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Opening Times

Monday10.00 am - 10.00 pm
Tuesday10.00 am - 10.00 pm
Wednesday10.00 am - 10.00 pm
Thursday10.00 am - 10.00 pm
Friday10.00 am - 10.00 pm
Saturday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Sunday10.00 am - 10.00 pm

Meal Times

10 - 9



About the Pub

Relaxed café bar with a modern contemporary feel, it has stripped-back brickwork throughout and the downstairs wall features a mural of a murmuration of starlings. The pallet-fronted counter holds six handpulls with a well-chosen range of mainly Yorkshire beers offering a good mix of styles and strengths, usually including a dark beer, while the sixth pump is devoted to real cider. In addition, there are 10 keg lines and artisanal gins. The beers are listed on a large black board on the bar back which is updated regularly. This old building offers three distinct areas, in addition to the downstairs bar there are two large rooms upstairs providing both family friendly space and café style drinking and dining. Teas and coffees are available from early morning together with a brunch menu, stone-baked pizzas are served from 12pm.

Branch Pub of the Year 2018.

Historic Interest

Building dates from 1814, originally Priory Cottage with a Milking Barn attached on the back.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

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Starling Independent Bar Cafe Kitchen, Harrogate


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    E.g. Ampleforth Abbey, Rosie's Pig Flat Tyre.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Brunch served until 2.30pm.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    In downstairs bar.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Quiz Thursdays 8pm, comedy nights, vinyl sessions, whisky tasting.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    By arrangement.

  • LiveMusic Live Music


  • WiFi Wifi

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Starling Independent Bar Cafe Kitchen

47 Oxford Street

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53.9937, -1.54201


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