LNER LAUNCHES ‘LOCAL GEM’ COMPETITION TO FIND THE BEST DINING SPOTS IN HARROGATE

27/07/20

We are looking for the top places to eat in Harrogate. Nominate your favourite restaurant for the chance to win First Class travel and a fabulous dinner.

Have you dined in Harrogate's best kept secret? Do you work for the finest restaurant in town? As we begin to enjoy a taste of normality, LNER is celebrating the thriving food scene in Harrogate by asking people to nominate their favourite dining spots – the places that have been truly missed over the last several months.

All nominations are welcome, from street food stalls and casual brunch places, to high class delights. Everyone that nominates will be entered into a prize draw to win a £50 dinner voucher at one of the top rated eateries, plus First Class train travel to anywhere on the LNER route.

The restaurants receiving the most nominations will be crowned ‘Local Gems’ and a detailed review of each will be published on the LNER website to provide delicious inspiration for all those visiting Harrogate by train.

David Flesher, Head of Marketing at LNER stated: “We love celebrating local businesses in the destinations our trains serve. We want to inspire our customers to visit the restaurants, food markets and cafes that are unique to Harrogate and have been greatly missed throughout lockdown.

“We’re excited to discover what makes certain places so unmissable and plan on publishing the best nominations on our website. After a difficult few months for the hospitality sector, we look forward to raising awareness of some of the area's local gems. With convenient train travel from destinations such as London, Newcastle and Edinburgh, we want to encourage those visiting Harrogate to sample some amazing food spots when they get here.”

The new Azuma trains allow LNER to offer a total of six direct Harrogate services a day in each direction, providing direct journeys from London Kings Cross. Simply visit the Local Gem page to take part and see the full list of T&C’s. The competition is open from Monday 27 July 2020 to Wednesday 26 August 2020.

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