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Wells Cafe & Bistro

7 Wells Road, Ilkley LS29 9JB, England
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“quiche” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7 Wells Road, Ilkley LS29 9JB, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on recommendation of a review for lunch on a weekday was told they do not accept dogs. Needs removing from pet friendly places to eat in Ilkley. Ilkley needs to get its act together as there is very limited places to go with a...More

1  Thank angela l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time in Ilkley (my wife and I and our Jack Russell Max). When we first arrived and parked we had a wander and didn't see any cafes that looked dog friendly. A quick Google search for dog friendly eateries threw up...More

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We came for my partner's birthday with 3 generations and there was something on the menu to please everyone. I enjoyed the Yorkshire ham , my daughter had a really good steak and Tim had a lovely ploughmans. Grandma was the most adventurous-she had an...More

1  Thank carmelrg
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We dined here on the Saturday Early Bird. We couldn't believe the quality or value for money. It's very small and friendly. The young man who served us was very efficient and Richard the chef also comes out and serves, clears and chats when possible.My...More

2  Thank rubydubyWestYorks
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This hidden gem that transforms from a daytime tearoom into an intimate dining room in the evening is fantastic. The evening menu is small but caters for different tastes. The food was excellent, staff friendly but not intrusive, and the wine very drinkable. We will...More

1  Thank Family-reviewer
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal at the Bistro on the Saturday evening sitting. The food was delicious, really well presented and great value. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly .We look forward to coming back again soon

Thank rebustaggart
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We had been looking for somewhere dog friendly to have breakfast and after seeing the good reviews decided to give it a try. Wow!!! What a fantastic place this is. There were 4 of us and our 4 dogs so we popped our head round...More

1  Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Super evening in March at Wells Bistro. Food was wonderful, beautifully presented and tasty. Staff helpful and lovely to 4 year old and her Great Grandparents alike. All food was cooked fresh to order and served piping hot. We will be back!!

Thank Katrina C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Visited for lunch while visiting Ilkley. Just found a table among many locals over a wide age spectrum. Quick service and good food and a bustling atmosphere with many regulars dining and calling for takeaways

Thank dgjh
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Went to Wells for the 3rd consecutive mothers day, and was not disappointed. It's a tiny restaurant (full with approx 20 people) with top notch food, nice wine, pleasant staff, and a lovely chef/owner who looks after us well. It's a small menu, but doesn't...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Wells Road, Ilkley LS29 9JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Ilkley
  • Phone Number: 01943-60-17-93
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