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The Farsyde - CLOSED

1-3 New Brook Street, Ilkley LS29 8DQ, England
+44 1943 602030
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
18 Feb 2015
“Sadly, now closed”
9 Nov 2014
“Great food, nice surroundings”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1-3 New Brook Street, Ilkley LS29 8DQ, England
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

This excellent independent restaurant has now closed and has been replaced by The Moody Cow, one of a small chain of steakhouse, bar and grill restaurants in West Yorkshire. The Farsyde had been an Ilkley institution in both locations and it's out-of-the ordinary menu will...More

1  Thank TDJLS29
Reviewed 10 November 2014 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Good food, and if you go for the early bird, at a very reasonable price. The restaurant is comfortable and has a good atmosphere. The staff are friendly and helpful.

1  Thank ILStourton
Reviewed 7 November 2014

I visited this place at the end of October after passing by many a time. I had not realised that it was soon to close. My food tasted good. There seemed to be attention to detail and the staff were very polite at the beginning...More

Thank sunrise99
Reviewed 4 November 2014

And so we come to the end of the Farsyde. The last night, on Saturday November 1st, was fantastic. Gavins food was, as ever, beautifully prepared and presented. It was an emotional end to what has been the best restaurants in Ilkley for nearly 20...More

1  Thank Ian L
Reviewed 1 November 2014

Although writing this review is fairly pointless seeing as the restaurant will close today it still deserves to be known. I booked for the closing night of the restaurant over a month ago and flew back from france for the event only to be told...More

6  Thank theseapanda
Reviewed 24 October 2014 via mobile

Food is very good and adventurous. Service also first class. Great value for money. Will miss our visits when Farsyde close in November.

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

The flavours on my plate went stella. It is a travesty that the Farsyde is pulling down the shutters for the last time at the end of the month. It is by far and away the best restaurant in Ilkley. The menus have been outstanding,...More

Thank Mi-MiMurrell
Reviewed 14 October 2014

We visited recently to celebrate our friends joint 50th birthdays. We were told that this restaurant is closing on the 1st November. All I can say is that the level of food quality in Ilkley will severely diminish once they close. There are lots of...More

Thank Victordriver
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Had a great lunch with friends here, very relaxed atmosphere and interesting food. Portions are a good size, not overfilling but so tasty. Staff are great. The fudge at the end with the coffee is to die for. BUT the place closes on Nov 1st...More

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 2 October 2014

We always enjoy eating in this restaurant and the food is of a consistently high standard. The staff are always pleasant and welcoming and we think the Farsyde offers exceptionally good value. We would not hesitate to recommend this restaurant either for lunch or dinner...More

1  Thank Angela C
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 New Brook Street, Ilkley LS29 8DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Ilkley
  • Phone Number: +44 1943 602030
Relaxed and informal, with a high standard and quality of food and service. Everything is made fresh everyday. With an owner head chef the food is always of an excellent standard. We take pride in making your visit to us enjoyable, whether is a special celebration of simply out for tea taking advantage of our great Early Bird menu.
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