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Ilkley Moor Vaults

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Bar, British, Pub
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Stockeld Road, Ilkley, England
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12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Ilkley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've never come across anywhere that has a menu listing of what is 'Not Gluten Free' NGF and there's not much that isn't. What a wonderful ethos and a welcome, refreshing change and will be a relief to many who live with this diet. I had fish and chips and it was yummy excellent. So much choice for a change... More 

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Thank jularah
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Service great, good menu choice. Sunday lunch delicious, perfect portion size and very tasty. Lovely atmosphere families and dogs welcome, roaring fires in the winter which makes it really cosy. Well done favorite Sunday lunch in the area so far!

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Thank loubylou71
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I had the pleasure to invite my friends for a birthday drink at The Moor Vaults. I have discussed with the management in advance and I paid for some cheese and crackers and cakes to eat while celebrating. The Food was amazing! The staff are friendly and always eager to help. We had our own room for free on the... More 

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Thank Ruxandra I
Leeds, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We've been eating here for quite a few years and have always had a great meal but, as I can see from other recent reviews, a change of hands has resulted in a drop in quality. Four of us visited on a Sunday lunchtime and found that the food was now definitely a case of quantity over quality. The roast... More 

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1 Thank Dan F
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134 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

A Saturday evening in July was surprisingly quiet and, agreeing with some of the previous reviews, an inject of atmosphere is needed. Nonetheless, the staff were polite and attentive, the food and drink of good quality, particularly the Landlord's Yorkshire Bitter.

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Thank Jason K
Birstall, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

This pub was recommended to my sister and I as being really good and the food though a tad on the expensive side was well worth it. Well we found it the total opposite. I ordered a starter of liver pate (£6.95) the portion was very small - a v small 1/2 filled pot of pate, 1 tomatoe cut in... More 

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2 Thank annemcmanus192
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

i haven't been here for for a while and so was very dispapointed. The change of hands seems to have meant a drastic decline in the cooking. The menu is small and eccentric. I had a steak which, weirdly, was served in a bowl whihc made it difficult to cut. It was alo tough with a lsightly odd tate. I'm... More 

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2 Thank MichaelTait
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We came here because it was dog friendly. We were greeted with a dark and dingy pub with no music or atmosphere, dirty tables that hadn't been cleared and a member of staff who barley even acknowledged us. Quite a nice menu, they do not offer actual menus though, it's just on the wall, which is a pain if you... More 

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Droitwich, United Kingdom
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441 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

I come here regularly for lunch. Apart from the good food the staff are particularly helpful. The fish and chips are some of the best I have tasted. The chips are always hot and crisp. Dogs are welcome which I like because I have to leave my own dog at home. A bowl of water is produced for the dog... More 

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Thank Hilary P
Silsden, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

I know Ilkley is a tourist venue, but the pub takes advantage of being the only small performance area by being very overpriced in drinks. Pint and a bottle of wine £29.75, soda and lime £2. To add insult to injury, no hot water in the gents' tap. The 3 stars are earned entirely by the artist (who is worth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stockeld Road, Ilkley, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Ilkley
Description
Best meal I've had for some time.

“A gastropub that really lives up to the name” HARDEN'S UK RESTAURANT GUIDE 2008

"Thoughtful, wholesome food" THE GOOD FOOD GUIDE 2010

"Don't hestitate. Just go" SAWDAY'S PUBS & INNS 2010

"Highly recommended" YORKSHIRE POST 2010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?