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Monkman's Wine bar & Restaurant

3-5 Cunliffe Road, Ilkley LS29 9DZ, England
+44 1943 817485
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish soup” (13 reviews)
“potatoes” (8 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3-5 Cunliffe Road, Ilkley LS29 9DZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant, proper french style cooking, great quality produce cooked well (and lunch is so reasonably priced). Would recommend to anyone

Thank holiday27
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We always visit Monkmans when visiting Ilkley. We both had French Onion Soup as a starter. I had the haddock goujons. The fish was very fresh and full of flavour. Accompanied with "real" chips which were crispy and tasty. My wife enjoyed the mushroom risotto...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 22 December 2017

A bad start. Management claimed that we had not mad a reservation. We had made a reservation of course {5 Guests} When this was challenged we faced a torrent of abuse. Not a good way to commence a meal.

1  Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We have been to Monkmans many times and always found the food excellent and the staff polite, but today was an occasion that we would rather not repeat. We had booked a table for lunch but found the restaurant extremely cold. When we asked to...More

3  Thank saviorgate
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Excellent food. Haddock gratin was not too smoky and flavours were balanced perfectly. My wife had haddock goujons with chips - again amazing how so much flavour was ingrained into something so simple, ditto the respective seasonal veg and side salad. Neither dish required further...More

Thank chrissoLancashire_Uk
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Called Saturday night with friends and would advise booking an earlier sitting as it does get very busy,our table was for 8.30 and after being shown to a very nice table with plenty of room we ordered drinks and looked at the menus, we all...More

Thank phillip r
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I came to this restaurant with my husband and ordered the two courses meal deal. The staff there are more interested in chatting to each other than waiting on tables. The wrong starter was brought out, the fish tasted like it was from frozen and...More

3  Thank annie180688
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We have been there for lunch several times in the last month. There is a simple £7.50 menu with great choices or a two course at £11.95. All the menus have a good variety but seafood is a speciality The wine list also is excellent...More

Thank mikemartin7
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, great ambience , great service . Would highly recommend ! This is the place to eat ! Would more does trip advisor need !!!

Thank cath1-12
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Monkman's is perhaps the best restaurant in Ilkley (apart from the Box Tree) and is modestly priced by comparison.

Thank YorkshireBoar
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21 April 2017|
Response from Lindykid | Reviewed this property |
No it's not. Most pubs in ilkley are though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5 Cunliffe Road, Ilkley LS29 9DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Ilkley
  • Phone Number: +44 1943 817485
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