Major Tom’s Social – Harrogate

“A youth club for grown ups” is how Major Tom’s Social describes itself. It’s apt.

Situated on the first floor over Space Harrogate (vintage shop on The Ginnel) Major Tom’s Social is a big room with comfy old sofas around the perimeter, decorated with memorabilia like vinyl records and posters of classic films.


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Major Tom’s Social – a youth club for grown ups


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Above Space Harrogate down The Ginnel

With its quirky interiors, offering something a bit different from other bars in central Harrogate, it feels inviting from the moment you walk in.

Perhaps more importantly, there’s an excellent choice of drinks (including craft beers on tap) and proper Italian stone-baked pizzas on offer, all served by friendly, helpful bar staff.

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Real ales on draft – including some Atom (from Hull) + Northern Alchemy (from Newcastle) beers on this day

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Service with a smile


We try a couple of beers: Northern Alchemy’s oatmeal pale (mango, lime + cracked black pepper) and Atom’s IPA (both gorgeously bright and easy drinking) before moving onto prosecco with pizzas.


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Pizza menu


Pizzas start from £5.00 – very reasonably priced and not to be missed. I had a free range egg, spinach and goats cheese pizza @ £6.00. Both the thin stone-baked base and fresh toppings were superb.


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Egg, spinach + goats cheese


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Roast squash, goats cheese + toasted pine nuts


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Chorizo, chilli + chargrilled peppers


The verdict: nice style, great atmos and service, fab beers and pizza. Go if you can.

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Major Tom’s Social Club


Restaurant info:
~ Lardbutty rating: 4.5 / 5
~ Type: pub, British
~ Address: The Ginnel, Harrogate
~ Postcode: HG1 2RB
~ Tel: 01423 566984
~ Website: Space Harrogate website
~ Photos on flickr: photos of Major Tom’s Social
~ facebook page: Major Tom’s Social on fb
~ Location: Major Tom’s Social map


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Nearby dining + drinking:
~ Black Sheep Brewery – tours + visitor centre, Masham
~ Carriages – Knaresborough
~ Drum + Monkey – seafood in Harrogate
~ Storm at The Dower House – Knaresborough
~ Sukhothai – Harrogate, top Thai in Yorkshire


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  1. […] ~ Black Sheep Brewery – tours + visitor centre, Masham ~ Carriages – Knaresborough ~ Major Tom’s Social – craft beers, best pizzas~ Storm at The Dower House – Knaresborough ~ Sukhothai […]

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